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A History of the Holy Bible, Corrected and Improved by G. Gleig (Paperback) Loot Price: R674
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A History of the Holy Bible, Corrected and Improved by G. Gleig (Paperback): George Gleig

A History of the Holy Bible, Corrected and Improved by G. Gleig (Paperback)

George Gleig

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1817 edition. Excerpt: ...the law, which did not allow of justice to be administered in private, or in the night-time: And therefore the high priests and rulers met again in the morning, in the council-chamber, in the temple, (which they could not do the night before, because the temple was then always shut), there to reexamine our Saviour, and condemn him in form., CalmeVs Commentary. f At Jerusalem the people shew you, at this time, the palace of Pilate, or rather the place where they say it stood; for now an ordinary Turkish house possesses its room. In this pretended house (which stands not far from St Stephen's gate, and borders on the area of the temple, on the north side) they shew you a room in which Christ was mocked with the ensigns of royalty, and buffeted by the soldiers; and on the other side of the street (which was anciently another part of the palace) is the room where they say our Lord was scourged. Welti's Geography of the New Testament, part i. 3 It is not certainly known of what family or country this governor was, though it. is generally believed that he was of Rome, at least of Italy. He succeeded Gratus in the government of Judea, in which he continued ten years, i. e. from the twelfth to the twenty-second of Tiberius, and is represented by Philo (de Legatione ad Caium) as a man of an impetuous and obstinate temper; and a judge who used to sell justice, and for money pronounce any sentence that was desired. The same author makes mention of his rapines, his injuries, his murders, the torments he inflicted upon the innocent, and the persons he put to death without any form of process. In short, he describes him as a man that exercised an excessive cruelty during the whole time of his government, from which he was deposed by Vitellius, the...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: George Gleig
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 25mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 496
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-17363-4
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-230-17363-3
Barcode: 9781230173634

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