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The Bible Story Retold for Young People; The Old Testament Story (Paperback) Loot Price: R402
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The Bible Story Retold for Young People; The Old Testament Story (Paperback): William Henry Bennett
The Bible Story Retold for Young People; The Old Testament Story (Paperback): William Henry Bennett

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The Bible Story Retold for Young People; The Old Testament Story (Paperback)

William Henry Bennett

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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. 1900. Excerpt: ... JEHU Elijah had been commanded by God to anoint new kings for Israel and Syria. The prophetic anointing would be a sign that these kings were chosen by God. Elijah left this task to be performed by Elisha. In the reign of Jehoram, king of Israel, the Israelites were holding the city of Ramoth-gilead, east of Jordan, against the Syrians of Damascus. Jehoram had been wounded in battle, and had gone home to Jezreel to be nursed, leaving his general, Jehu the son of Nimshi, in command of the army. At this time, Elisha called one of his followers--the Hebrew name for them was "sons of the prophets "--members of the guild or order of prophets, and bade him take a vial of oil, and go to Ramoth-gilead and anoint Jehu to be king over Israel. So the young prophet, Elisha's messenger, came to Ramoth-gilead, and went into the room where the generals of the army were assembled, and said, "General, I have an errand to you." Jehu said, "To which of us all?" He answered, "To you, General." Jehu went with him into the house, and when they were alone, the prophet poured the oil upon Jehu's head, and said to him, "Thus saith Jehovah, the God of Israel, I have anointed you king over Jehovah's people, Israel. You shall put all the family of Ahab to death, to avenge the blood of My servants the prophets, and all My servants, whom Jezebel slew." Then he opened the door and fled, and Jehu came out to the other generals, and one of them said to him, "Is all well? Why did this mad fellow come to you?" Jehu answered, "Surely you knew who the man was, and what he came for." But they said, " We know nothing about it; tell us now." Jehu told them that the prophet had anointed him king over Israel. Then all the generals forthwith laid their robes on the top of the steps as a carpet of ...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: William Henry Bennett
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 66
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-98095-4
Barcode: 9781150980954
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-150-98095-8

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