Observations Upon the Plagues Inflicted Upon the Egyptians

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byJacob Bryant

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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. 1810 Excerpt: ...the Lord Jehovah; or else Moses was not quite assured of the person before whom he stood; and apprehended some illusion. The Lord upon this told Moses, that the title and character by which he would be made known to the people, should be,--' 1 am that I am: Thus shah thou say unto the children of Israel, I Am hath sent me unto you. _--____ Hoseah, 1 Civ eiv i 'HXo$ Civ is i?iv tu.£ ctvroi? roig Aiyvirrioig) 6 HXtog. The term On among the Egyptians signifies the sun. Hence the city On of Egypt was uniformly rendered Heliopolis, or the City of the Sun. Theophilus, upon the authority of Manetho of Sebennis, in speaking of this place, says, Civ, tins i$iv 'HXtuvoXig. On, which is Heliopolis, or the city of the Sun: and the authors of the Greek version afford the same interpretation. When mention is made of Potiphera, or rather Petephre, the Priest of On, it is rendered 3 Uinri hgztug'HXusvoXsus: Petephre, the Priest of Heliopolis. The same occurs in another place. Aseneth, the daughter of Petephre, the priest of On, or Heliopolis. It is also to be found in the Coptic version, where the same city is described 5 tort ere ofU-Ki,-sj?4pK rte: On, which is the city of Ree, the Sun. From hence it is manifest that the term On among the Egyptians, in those times and afterwards, was applied to Helius, the same as Osiris, the Sun: but how properly remains to 1 P. 145. Ad Autolycum, 1. 3. p. 392. 3 Gen. xli. 45.!» Chap. xli. 50. 5 Coptic Lexicon by Mr Woide, p. 118, be considered. I have mentioned it to be my opinion, that by this term was denoted originally the Living God, the self-existent Being. And in this opinion I am confirmed by Plato, and many other Greek writers, who, whenever they allude to this Egyptian name, express it by the terms » To (V: whic...

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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. 1810 Excerpt: ...the Lord Jehovah; or else Moses was not quite assured of the person before whom he stood; and apprehended some illusion. The Lor...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:74 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:May 18, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217520863

ISBN - 13:9780217520867

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