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" ... for the Lord God had not caused it to rain upon the earth, and there was no man to till the ground; but a mist went up from the earth and watered the whole face of the ground... "
St. Nicholas - Page 496
edited by - 1885
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The Works of Philo Judaeus: On the creation of the world; On the allegories ...

Philo (of Alexandria.) - Philosophy, Ancient - 1800
...the connection between what comes afterwards and what has gone before, he says next, "And a fountain went up from the earth and watered the whole face of the earth." For other philosophers affirm that all water is one of the four elements of which the world...
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Dissertation on The Ruins, Or Revolutions of Empires: Being a Critical ...

R. J. Rowe - Apologetics - 1832 - 291 pages
...blessed this seventh day,' &c. &c. ' Now it had not rained upon the earth ; but an (abundant) source went up from the earth, and watered the whole face of the ground. ' And he had planted the garden of Eden, (beforehand, or to the east,) there he put the man. In the...
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Sir Thomas Browne's Works, Including His Life and Correspondence ...

Sir Thomas Browne - 1835
...creation, for it is said, Genesis ii, that " God had not yet caused it to rain upon the earth, but a mist went up from the earth, and watered the whole face of the ground," for it might take a longer time for the elevation of vapours sufficient to make a congregation of clouds...
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Repertorium. A letter to a friend. Christian morals. Certain miscellany ...

Sir Thomas Browne - 1835
...creation, for it is said, Genesis ii, that " God had not yet caused it to rain upon the earth, but a mist went up from the earth, and watered the whole face of the ground," for it might take a longer time for the elevation of vapours sufficient to make a congregation of clouds...
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The Works of John Donne, D.D. Dean of Saint Paul's, 1621-1631 ..., Volume 3

John Donne - English poetry - 1839
...should not that be always good, by which thou hast declared thy plentiful goodness to us ? A vapour went up from the earth, and watered the whole face of the ground (Gen. ii. 6). And that by which thou hast imputed a goodness to us, and wherein thou hast accepted...
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The works of John Donne. With a memoir by H. Alford, Volume 3

John Donne - 1839
...should not that be always good, by which thou hast declared thy plentiful goodness to us? A vapour went up from the earth, and watered the whole face of the ground (Gen. ii. 6). And that by which thou hast imputed a goodness to us, and wherein thou hast accepted...
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The Works of John Donne: With a Memoir of His Life, Volume 3

John Donne - Sermons, English - 1839
...should not that be always good, by which thou hast declared thy plentiful goodness to us ? A vapour went up from the earth, and watered the whole face of the ground (Gen. ii. 6). And that by which thou hast imputed a goodness to us, and wherein thou hast accepted...
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Devotions, by J. Donne. With two sermons. i. On the decease of lady Danvers ...

John Donne - 1840
...should not that be always good, by which thou hast declared thy plentiful goodness to us? A vapour went up from the earth, and watered the whole face of the ground4. And that by which thou hast imputed a goodness to us, and wherein thou hast accepted our service...
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A Companion to the Book of Genesis

Samuel Hulbeart Turner - Bible - 1841 - 405 pages
...8, Judg. v. 20, and other places ; and certainly the author of the book of Genesis, in saying that " a mist went up from the earth, and watered the whole face of the ground," (ii. 6,) must have had the idea that it came down again in the form of rain. Dr. Smith gives his view^of...
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Analysis of the English Language: With a Complete Classification of ...

Stephen Watkins Clark - English language - 1851 - 168 pages
...in of every evening. More gentle than the dew that afterwards descended upon Zion, was the mist that went up from the earth and watered the whole face of the ground. The breath of every breeze was health ; the voice of all nature was praise. Man, created in the image...
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