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" It hath somewhat very peculiar in it; for when it runs, its current is strong, and has plenty of water; after which its springs fail for six days together, and leave its channel dry, as any one may see; after which days it runs on the seventh day as it... "
The Genuine Works of Flavius Josephus, the Learned and Authentic Jewish ... - Page 127
by Flavius Josephus - 1815
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The Land and the Book: Or, Biblical Illustrations Drawn from the ..., Volume 1

William McClure Thomson - 1859 - 1174 pages
...days together, and leave its channel dry, as any one may see; after which days it runs on the seventh as it did before, and as though it had undergone no change at all. It has also been observed to keep this order perpetually and exactly,, whence it is that they call it...
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The land and the Book; or, Biblical illustrations drawn from the ..., Volume 1

William McClure Thomson - 1859
...days together, and leave its channel dry, as any one may see ; after which days it runs on the seventh as it did before, and as though it had undergone no change at all. It has also been observed to keep this order perpetually and exactly, whence it is that they call it the...
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The Land and the Book ; Or, Biblical Illustrations Drawn from the Manners ...

William McClure Thomson - 1861 - 718 pages
...days together, and leave its channel dry, as any one may see ; after which days it rons on the seventh as it did before, and as though it had undergone no change »t alL It has also been observed to keep this order perpetually and exactly, whence it is that they...
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The Bibliotheca Sacra, Volume 27

1870
...; after which days it runs on the seventh 1 Biblical Researches, i. pp. 341, 342. a Deut. viii. 7. day as it did before, and as though it had undergone...taken from the sacred seventh day among the Jews." 1 Pliny has been supposed to refer to the same river ; but he makes it run six days, and rest every...
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The Land and the Book: Or, Biblical Illustrations Drawn from the Manners and ...

William McClure Thomson - 1870 - 718 pages
...days together, and leave its channel dry, as any one may see ; after which days it runs on the seventh as it did before, and as though it had undergone no change at all. It has also been observed to keep this order perpetually and exactly, whence it is that they call it the...
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The Land and the Book, Or Biblical Illustrations Drawn from the Manners and ...

William McClure Thomson - 1872 - 718 pages
...undergone no change at all It has also been observed to keep this order perpetually and exactly, «hence it is that they call it the Sabbatic River, that name being taken from the sacred seventh day of the Jews." So much for Josephus. Pliny also, in 1'i* "Natural History," very likely refers to the...
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The New Era, Volume 3

1873
...springs fail for six days together, and leave its channel dry, as any one may see ; after which day it runs on the seventh day as it did before, and as...taken from the sacred seventh day among the Jews." The Sabbatic River is generally considered as an imaginary creation of the historian, but we think...
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The Land and the Book: Or, Biblical Illustrations Drawn from the ..., Volume 3

William McClure Thomson - 1886
...of water; after which its springs fail for six days together and leave its channel dry, as any one may see ; after which days it runs on the seventh...it the Sabbatic River, that name being taken from 1 lob xxxi. 16, 17, 22. the sacred seventh day among the Jews."1 Pliny also refers to the same river,...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 159

1884
...during six days, and then bursts forth on the seventh day, on account of which, as he says, it is called the Sabbatic river, ' that name being taken from the sacred ' seventh day among the Jews.' On the other hand, Pliny t reverses this, and makes the river flow six days and rest on the seventh....
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The Bizarre Notes and Queries in History, Folk-lore ..., Volumes 5-6

1888
...water ; after which its springs fail for six days altogether, and leave its channel dry, as any one may see ; after which days it runs on the seventh...order perpetually and exactly ; whence it is that t ey call it the Sabbatic River, that name being taken from the the sacred seventh day among the Jews."—...
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