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" Thou hast had pity on the gourd, for the which thou hast not laboured, neither madest it grow ; which came up in a night, and perished in a night. And should not I spare Nineveh, that great city, wherein are more than six score thousand persons that cannot... "
The History of the War: From the Commencement of the French Revolution to ... - Page 343
by Hewson Clarke - 1816
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1854
...music of her banquetings — I hear the laugh, the whisper, and the sigh," &c. From the expression, " Six score thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left," the population has been estimated by different authors at from 600,000 to 2,000,000 souls. Jonah's...
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Scripture history, designed for the use of young persons, Volume 2

Catharine Irene Finch - 1854
...night, and perished in a night. And should not I spare Nineveh, that great city wherein are more than six score thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left." By this description children are understood to be intended, from which we may form an idea of...
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The Nest in the Honeysuckles, and Other Stories

Children - 1855 - 192 pages
...overthrown, he said to Jonah, " Should I not spare Nineveh, that great city, wherein are more than six-score thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left ; and also much cattle ?" In this long drought in the land of Canaan, the cattle must have suffered greatly, and many of them...
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The Prophets and Kings of the Old Testament: A Series of Sermons Preached in ...

Frederick Denison Maurice - Bible - 1855 - 480 pages
...spare Nineveh, that great city, wherein XX.] THE PROPHET GUILTIER THAN HEATHENS. 349 are more than six score thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left hand ; and also much cattle?'" The writer of this book must have been a very courageous as well...
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France and Belgium, as orig. publ. under the title of 'Paul's letters to his ...

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1855
...with his vindictive prophet : " Should not I spare Nineveh, that great city, wherein are more than six score thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left hand, and also much cattle? Least of all ought we to wish that any part of the British forces...
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Lectures on baptism

William Ritchie (of Berwick-upon-Tweed.) - Baptism - 1856 - 233 pages
...night and perished in a night. And should not I spare Nineveh, that great city, wherein are more than six score thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left hand ?" If he so spares both them, and others on their account, when the crimes of adults cry...
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The Book of Jonah: Illustrated by Discoveries at Nineveh

Philip Charles Soulbieu DESPREZ - 1857 - 133 pages
...night and perished in a night, and should not I spare Nineveh, that great city, wherein are more than six score thousand persons, that cannot discern between...right hand and their left, and also much cattle." But leaving these illustrations of the situation in which we find the Prophet placed, we pause a moment...
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The Letters of Indophilus to "The Times": With Additional Notes

Charles Edward Trevelyan - Great Britain - 1857 - 51 pages
...the answer of God to Jonah : — " Should not I spare Nineveh, that great city, wherein are more than six score thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand a-nd their left hand, and also much cattle ? " Owing, probably, to its commanding geographical position, there...
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The Shadow on the Hearth: Or, Our Father's Voice in Taking Away Our Little Ones

Children - 1858 - 288 pages
...complaint of the disappointed prophet: "Should I not spare Nineveh, that great city, wherein are more than six score thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left?" Nothing is * Jer. xix. 4, 5 ; see also ii., 34. said of the character of the persons who brought...
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A summary of sacred history, in Bible language for the use of schools and ...

Alexander Taylor (of Muthill.) - Bible - 1860
...night, and perished in a night : And should not I spare Nineveh, that great city, wherein are more than six score thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left hand ; and also much cattle?" Nineveh was at this time the metropolis of the Assyrian monarchy....
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