Academic Lectures On The Jewish Scriptures And Antiquities (volume 2); Genesis And Prophets

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byJohn Gorham Palfrey

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1840 Excerpt: ... LECTURE XXlV. THE TIME OF ISAAC. GENESIS XXV. 11.--XXXV. 29. Account Of The Descendants of Ishmael, And of Their SetTlements.--Title of The Line Of Jacob To Canaan, To The Exclusion Of The Line Of Esau.--Circumstances Of The Birth Of Esau And Jacob.--Esau's Toluntary Aliena- Tion of His Birth-kight.--Controversy And Treaty BeTween Isaac And Abimelech.--Artifice Of Rkbekah To ObTain Isaac's Blf.ssing For Jacob.--Jacob's Departure To Padan-aram.--His Vision At Bethel.--Hrs Marriages.--His Frauds Practised Upon Laban.--His Return To PalesTine, And Interview With Esau.--Change Of His Name To Israel.--Assault of Simeon And Levi Upon A Canaanitish City.--. Death And Burial of Rachel.--Incest of Reuben.--Death of Isaac.--Inquiry Into The Right or The Jews To Palestine, And Into The Reason of Moses' Repetitions Of The Statement, That It Had Formerly Been The Home Of The Fathers Of Their Rack. The passage next to be examined relates to the period, through which the life of Isaac extended after the death of Abraham. Respecting Isaac, however, very scanty information seems to have been handed down in the line of his descendants; so that the history passes rapidly from Abraham, the first ancestor of the nation, down to Jacob, the immediate parent of the heads of the twelve tribes, with but a few notices of events in the life of the intervening patriarch. A few verses, at the beginning of this passage, relate to the descendants of Ishmael, and to the territory which they settled. Such statements, in respect to a people with whom they had so near consanguinity, would, on that account alone, have an interest for the Israelites, which would make it fit for Moses to preserve them. But, besides, they went to show, that, from the first, the posterity of Ishmael had laid no cl...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1840 Excerpt: ... LECTURE XXlV. THE TIME OF ISAAC. GENESIS XXV. 11.--XXXV. 29. Account Of The Descendants of Ishmael, And of Their SetTlements.--T...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.27 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9780217436434

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