The Loves of Othniel and Achsah, Volumen1

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J. Wilkie, 1769
 

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Página 140 - And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth. So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.
Página 129 - GOD! there is no GOD but he; the living, the self-subsisting: neither slumber nor sleep seizeth him; to him belongeth whatsoever is in heaven, and on earth. Who is he that can intercede with him, but through his good pleasure? He knoweth that which is past, and that which is to come unto them, and they shall not comprehend anything of his knowledge, but so far as he pleaseth.
Página 129 - ... on earth. Who is he that can intercede with him, but through his good pleasure? He knoweth that which is past, and that which is to come unto them, and they shall not comprehend anything of his knowledge, but so far as he pleaseth. His throne is extended over heaven and earth, and the preservation of both is no burden unto him. He is the high, the mighty.
Página xxxi - God's, they made restitution ; but if from God's part into the idol's, they made no restitution. So when they watered the idol's grounds, if the water broke over the channels made for that purpose, and ran on God's part, they dammed it up again ; but if the contrary, they let it run on, saying they wanted what was God's, but he wanted nothing.
Página li - Ha< ran, on the Chaldean Border, where they « had their grand Temple on the Top of a « Hill*:' It was called the City of the Zabians, and was fo famous as the prime Refidence of the Sect, that a Haranite and a Z<zbian were equivalent Terms e.
Página xxxi - It was from this gross idolatry, or the worship of inferior deities, or companions of GOD, as the Arabs continue to call them, that Mohammed reclaimed his countrymen, establishing the sole worship of the true GOD among them ; so that, how much soever the Mohammedans are to blame in other points, they are far from being idolaters, as some ignorant writers have pretended.
Página xxviii - Besides the book of Psalms, the only true scripture they read, *• they have other books which they esteem equally sacred, particularly one in the Chaldee tongue which they call the book of Seth, and is full of moral discourses. This sect say they took the name of Sabians from the...
Página xxx - Zabians then chiefly confifted in worlhiping the fixed flars and planets, and the angels, and their images, which they honored as inferior deities, and whofe interceffion they begged, as their mediators with God.
Página 141 - God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it; and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every thing that moveth upon the earth.
Página 141 - Have dominion over the fijh of the fea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth on the earth, Gen.

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