A Treatise on the Origin of Expiatory Sacrifice

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byGeorge Stanley Faber

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1827 edition. Excerpt: ...Chattath. And, accordingly, to this precise word, viewed as describing a masculine victim, and therefore associated with the confessedly masculine participle Robets, I more than suspect, that the two masculine pronouns, in the concluding clause of the expostulation, ought to be referred. See Gen. iv. 6, 7. t Athan. Diet, et Interpret, qusest. 60. Oper. vol. ii. p336. August, de Civit. Dei, lib. xv. c. 7. Oper. vol. v. p If thou doest well, shalt thou not be accepted? And, if thou doest not well, A Sin-offering lieth couching at the door: and, unto thee, is Its desire; and thou shalt rule over It. Thus runs the clause, according to what the Fathers deemed its grammatical necessity: and the obvious import of the entire place I take to be this. If thou doest well, shalt thou not be accepted? And, if thou doest not well, an animal victim coucheth at the door, ready to be piacularly devoted by thee as A Sin-offering: to thee this victim is submitted; and thou mayest freely exercise over It the power of death. In this manner I am led, through mere grammatical necessity, to understand the passage. As Athanasius speaks: To thee shall be the r submission of the gift, which thou hast brought; and over it thou shalt have full power. If, then, grammatical necessity compels us to refer the two pronouns to the substantive Chattath, Mr. Davison's proposed version, even if abstractedly possible, is forthwith converted into a hopeless absurdity: for it is quite clear, that the submissiveness of his own Punishment cannot be unto Cain, and that there is no conceivable mode in which Cain can be said to rule over hit own Punishment incurred by his own sin. VIII. And now we may be allowed to inquire into the general result of the whole discussion. The word...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1827 edition. Excerpt: ...Chattath. And, accordingly, to this precise word, viewed as describing a masculine victim, and therefore associ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:70 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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