Dissertations on Some of the Most Remarkable Wonders of Antiquity: On the Darkness at the Passion; on the Pool of Bethesda; on the Thundering Legion; on the Miraculous Earthquake at Jerusalem; on the Fall of Simon Magnus at the Prayer of S. Peter;--&c. In which Those Facts are Ascertained, and the Conduct of the Heathens in Regard to Them is Accounted for on the Same Principle, which is Made Use of in Vindicating the Miracles of Christianity from the Neglect and Rejection of Them by the Heathens
J. Bentham, 1748 - 383 pagina's
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Pagina 367 - Then gathered the chief priests and the Pharisees a council, and said, What do we ? for this man doeth many miracles. If we let him thus alone, all men will believe on him : and the Romans shall come and take away both our place and nation.
Pagina 294 - And Pharaoh took off his ring from his hand, and put it upon Joseph's hand, and arrayed him in vestures of fine linen, and put a gold chain about his neck; and he made him to ride in the second chariot which he had; and they cried before him, Bow the knee : and he made him ruler over all the land of Egypt.
Pagina 373 - For we have not followed cunningly devised fables, when we made known unto you the .power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but were eyewitnesses of his majesty.
Pagina 330 - Spirit, and I will show wonders in the heavens, and in the earth, blood, and fire, and pillars of smoke : the sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before the great and terrible day of the Lord come.
Pagina 292 - And they said unto him, We have dreamed a dream, and there is no interpreter of it. And Joseph said unto them, Do not interpretations belong to God ? tell me them, I pray you.
Pagina 321 - And he said unto her, What form is he of? And she said, An old man cometh up; and he is covered with a mantle. And Saul perceived that it was Samuel, and he stooped with his face to the ground, and bowed himself.
Pagina 292 - And they dreamed a dream both of them, each man his dream in one night, each man according to the interpretation of his dream, the butler and the baker of the king of Egypt, which were bound in the prison.
Pagina 90 - Marcomannicum confeciÓ ; quod cum his Quadi , Vandali , Sarmatae , Suevi , atque omnis Barbaria commoverat...
Pagina 340 - I fhould obey his Voice to let Ifrael go ? I know not the LORD, neither will I let Ifrael go.