Notes on the Pentateuch by Thomas BrightwellNotes on the Pentateuch by Thomas Brightwell

Notes on the Pentateuch

byThomas Brightwell

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1840. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Canaan's posterity were, when Moses wrote, in the plenitude of power, and a rising people; so that it can scarcely be supposed he recorded this curse of Noah, from any popular prejudice of the day; and it is still more singular, that since Moses' time, the family of Ham have been servants of servants, in an awful sense indeed."--K. 26. Blessed be the Lord God of Shem. How beautiful is this blessing! If the Lord be his God, he shall be blessed! Shem's descendants included all the posterity of Abraham, and among them, our blessed Redeemer. The devoted nations that God destroyed before Israel, were descended from Canaan. CHAP. X. 1. In this chapter we have a genealogical geography, not embracing all the nations which then inhabited the earth, but only those which were known to the Israelites, the Egyptians, and perhaps also to the Phoenicians. The fullest particulars are given of the Joctanite Arabians, who were the people best known to the Israelites, then of the Egyptian and Phoenician colonies, and some particulars are added of the maritime countries of Europe, with which the Phoenicians traded. Those who would enter fully into this subject, are referred to Bochart's Geographia Sacra; J. D. Michaelis's Spicilegium Geographia exterce Hebrceorum post Bochartum; and I. R. Forsters Epistolee ad J. D. Michaelis; to which add Volney's Recherches nouvelles sur CHistoire ancienne, p. I, ch. xviii.--Rosenm. 2--5. The posterity of Japhet are here enumerated.--Gomer.--Michaelis shews that the Gomeriteswere mostlikely the Cimmerians, or the most ancient of the Celts, who dwelt between the Borysthenes and the Tanais, and also in the Taurican Chersonesus, and gave their name to the Cimmerian Bosphorus. This nation, one of the bravest as well as most ancient, concerning which ...
Title:Notes on the PentateuchFormat:PaperbackDimensions:134 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.29 inPublished:January 16, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217737706

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