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The Scripture History Relating to the Overthrow of Sodom & Gomorrah: And to ...
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Abraham afterwards alſo ancient appears brimſtone brought called cauſes chapter cities common continual David dead ſea deluge deſolation deſtroy diſcover diſtance divine diſpleaſure earth eaſt Egypt En-gedi extreme falt fame fire firſt fiſh five cities forces fountain further Geneſis himſelf hiſtory idea inhabitants intended itſelf Jeruſalem kind kings lake of Sodom land of Canaan Lord March mark Maundrell means mentioned miles moſt mouth muſt neighbouring obſerved opinion overthrow of Sodom paſs plain of Jordan preſent probably prophet qualities quoted reduced relating rendered river ſacred ſalt ſame ſcripture ſea of Galilee ſea or lake ſeems ſeveral ſhall ſhore ſhould ſide of Jordan ſituation Sodom and Gomorrah ſome ſouth ſouthern ſtate ſtill ſtream ſuch ſuffered ſunk ſuppoſe tain Teſtament theſe waters thing thoſe true turned unto vale of Siddim verſe vulgar weſt weſtern ſide whole Zoar
Page 11 - And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld all the plain of Jordan, that it was well watered every where, before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, even as the garden of the LORD, like the land of Egypt, as thou comest unto Zoar.
Page 23 - I have overthrown some of you as God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah, and ye were as a firebrand plucked out of the burning ; yet have ye not returned unto me saith the Lord.
Page 28 - Being willing to make an experiment of its strength, I went into it, and found it bore up my body in swimming with an uncommon force. But as for that relation of some authors, that men wading into it were buoyed up to the top, as soon as they go as deep as the navel, I found it, upon experiment, not true.
Page 22 - ... which the Lord hath laid upon it ; and that the whole land thereof is brimstone, and salt, and burning, that it is not sown, nor beareth, nor any grass groweth therein, like the overthrow of Sodom and Gomorrah, Admah and Zeboim, which the Lord overthrew in his anger and in his wrath...
Page 28 - These were cast up by the waves, at two hours distance from the mouth of Jordan : which I mention, lest it, should be suspected that they might be brought into the sea that way. As for the bitumen, for which the sea had been so famous, there was none at the place where we were.
Page 29 - out toward the eaft country, and go " down into the defert, and go into the " fea: which being brought forth into the " fea, the waters fhall be healed.
Page 26 - Sea, is enclosed on the east and west with exceeding high mountains ; on the north it is bounded with the plain of Jericho, on which side it receives the waters of the Jordan ; on the south it is open, and extends beyond the reach of the eye.
Page 24 - Gomorrah, and the cities about them in like manner, giving themfelves over to fornication, and going after ftrange flefti, are fet forth for an example, fuffering the vengeance of eternal fire.