Nineveh and Its Remains: With an Account of a Visit to the Chaldaean Christians of Kurdistan, and the Yezidis, Or Devil-worshippers; and an Enquiry Into the Manners and Arts of the Ancient Assyrians, Volume 2
J. Murray, 1854
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Nineveh and Its Remains: with an Account of a Visit to the Chaldaean ...
Sir Austen Henry Layard
Volledige weergave - 1854
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Pagina 375 - And it came to pass, when they brought out those kings unto Joshua, that Joshua called for all the men of Israel, and said unto the captains of the men of war which went with him, Come near, put your feet upon the necks of these kings.
Pagina 359 - I will deliver thee two thousand horses, if thou be able on thy part to set riders upon them. How then wilt thou turn away the face of one captain of the least of my master's servants, and put thy trust on Egypt for chariots and for horsemen? Am I now come up without the Lord against this place to destroy it? The Lord said to me, Go up against this land, and destroy it.
Pagina 467 - And when they arose early on the morrow morning, behold, Dagon was fallen upon his face to the ground before the ark of the Lord ; and the head of Dagon and both the palms of his hands were cut off upon the threshold : only the stump of Dagon was left to him.
Pagina 185 - Thou also, son of man, take thee a tile, and lay it before thee, and pourtray upon it the city, even Jerusalem: and lay siege against it, and build a fort against it, and cast a mount against it; set the camp also against it, and set battering rams against it round about.
Pagina 188 - Oh that my words were now written! Oh that they were printed in a book! That they were graven with an iron pen and lead In the rock for ever!
Pagina 174 - The king spake, and said, Is not this great Babylon, that I have built for the house of my kingdom, by the might of my power and for the honor of my majesty?
Pagina 365 - And he took away the horses that the kings of Judah had given to the sun...
Pagina 307 - Girded with girdles upon their loins, exceeding in dyed attire upon their heads, all of them princes to look to...
Pagina 378 - Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon, a king of kings, from the north, with horses, and with chariots, and with horsemen, and companies, and much people.