Travels Along the Mediterranean and Parts Adjacent: In Company with the Earl of Belmore, During the Years 1816-17-18: Extending as Far as the Second Cataract of the Nile, Jerusalem, Damascus, Balbec, &c. ...
T. Cadell, 1822
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Page 386 - And the Philistines stood on a mountain on the one side, and Israel stood on a mountain on the other side: and there was a valley between them.
Page 492 - And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.
Page 369 - And he led them out as far as to Bethany, and he lifted up his hands, and blessed them. 51 And it came to pass, while he blessed them, he was parted from them, and carried up into heaven.
Page 355 - Siloah by the king's garden, and unto the stairs that go down from the city of David.
Page 321 - And the angel answered and said unto the women, Fear not ye : for I know that ye seek Jesus, which was crucified. He is not here ; for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay...
Page 445 - And they sat down to eat bread. And they lifted up their eyes and looked ; and behold a company of Ishmaelites came from Gilead with their camels, bearing spicery and balm and myrrh, going to carry it down to Egypt.
Page 345 - David made a covenant with them in Hebron before the LORD ; and they anointed David king over Israel, according to the word of the LORD *by 'Samuel. 4 ^f And David and all Israel 'went to Jerusalem, which is Jebus; where the Jebusites were, the inhabitants of the land.
Page 223 - Their sides are partially covered with earth, which nourishes a feeble sprinkling of withered grass, with here and there a dwarf tree or solitary shrub. They are not susceptible of cultivation, except on the very summit, where we saw the plough going in several places.
Page 252 - ... the Mount of Olives still retains a languishing verdure, and nourishes a few of those trees from which it derives its name ; but all round about Jerusalem the general aspect is blighted, and barren ; the grass is withered ; the bare rock looks through the scanty sward, and the grain itself, like the staring progeny of famine, seems in doubt whether to come to maturity, or die in the ear.