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Geography of the Bible, by J.W. and J.A. Alexander
James Waddell Alexander
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Acts afterwards ancient apostle Paul appears Arabia Arabs Asia Assyria became belonged Bethsaida Bible borders bounded brook built called captivity celebrated Christ Christians Chron church coast continued David Dead descendants Deut district divided dwelt early east eastern Egypt Ephraim Euphrates Ezek flows Galilee gate given Greeks Hebrews hill inhabitants island Israel Israelites Italy Jerusalem Jews John Jordan Josh Joshua Judah Judg kingdom Kings known land later Luke Matt Mediterranean mentioned miles Mount mountains northern Palestine passed Persian Philistines plain possession present probably prophet region reign remains residence river Romans ruins Scriptures side situated southern stood supposed Syria taken temple territory took town tribe valley viii whole wilderness xvii xviii xxiii xxvii
Page 156 - And it was so, that all that saw it, said, There was no such deed done nor seen from the day that the children of Israel came up out of the land of Egypt unto this day: consider of it, take advice, and speak your minds.
Page 129 - The land of Zabulon, and the land of Nephthalim, by the way of the sea, beyond Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles ; the people which sat in darkness saw great light ; and to them which sat in the region and shadow of death light is sprung up.
Page 153 - In his days did Hiel the Bethelite build Jericho : he laid the foundation thereof in Abiram his firstborn, and set up the gates thereof in his youngest son Segub, according to the word of the LORD, which he spake by Joshua the son of Nun.
Page 114 - And they were to prove Israel by them, to know whether they would hearken unto the commandments of the Lord, which he commanded their fathers by the hand of Moses.
Page 151 - This is the inheritance of the tribe of the children of Dan according to their families, these cities with their villages. When they had made an end of dividing the land for inheritance by their coasts, the children of Israel gave an inheritance to Joshua the son of Nun among them: according to the word of the Lord they gave him the city which he asked, even Timnath-serah in mount Ephraim : and he built the city, and dwelt therein. These are the inheritances, which Eleazar the priest, and Joshua...
Page 115 - Neither did Naphtali drive out the inhabitants of Bethshemesh, nor the inhabitants of Beth-anath; but he dwelt among the Canaanites, the inhabitants of the land: nevertheless the inhabitants of Beth-shemesh and of Beth-anath became tributaries unto them. 34 And the Amorites forced the children of Dan into the mountain: for they would not suffer them to come down to the valley...
Page 33 - Be it known unto you. therefore, men and brethren, that through this man is preached unto you the forgiveness of sins, and by him all that believe are justified from all things, from which they could not be justified by the law of Moses.
Page 129 - Then the devil leaveth him, and, behold, Angels came and ministered unto him. Now when Jesus had heard that John was cast into prison, he departed into Galilee ; and leaving Nazareth, he came and dwelt in Capernaum, which is upon the sea coast, in the borders of Zabulon and Nephthalim...