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The Holy Land and the Bible; (1888) (14781497062)


The Holy Land and the Bible; (1888) (14781497062)



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Title: The Holy Land and the Bible;
Year: 1888 (1880s)
Authors: Geikie, John C. (John Cunningham), 1824-1906
Subjects: Bible Palestine -- Description and travel
Publisher: New York
Contributing Library: Robarts - University of Toronto
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN

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^, or on a spotinfamous for some wicked deed, has been a Jewish custom in all ages.On the way to Gaza I passed a cairn thus raised on the spot where amurder had been committed some time before, and I saw one atDamascus of enormous size, every passer-by, for generations, havingadded a stone. So, the Hebrews raised a great heap of stones unto1 Matt.xxiiL 29—31. 2 2S.^.m. a..iii. 18. For place, read monumeut. -la^
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jr~^ Foi behold, in those days,and in that tinio, vhcn Ishall bung ag nn the captivi-ty of Jiidah and Jerusalem,I ■will also gather all nations,^^i^ and will bring them downinto the valley of Jehosha-phat, and will plead withthem there for my peopleand for my lieritage Israel,whom they have scatteredamong the nations, andparted my land. Let the heathen be waken-ed, and come up to the val-ley of Jelioshaphat : forthere will I sit to judge allthe heathen round about.—JoeZiii. 1,2, 12. JEWISH CEMETERY IN THE VALLEY OF JEHOSHAPHAT.(Graves of Zacharias, Jacob and Jehoshaphat. The Bridge in the Background Spans the Rocky Bed of the Kedron.) (See page 349.) XXV.) GETHSEMANE AND CALVARY. 351 this day, over Achan, near Ai,^ and this was done also over the bodyof the King of Ai, at the entering of the gate, when Joshua took thecity.2 Thus, also, when Absalom had been killed in the wood byJoab, they took his corpse and cast him into a great pit in the wood,and laid a very great heap of stone





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