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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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Arminianism V. Hyper-Calvinism: Being Three Letters

Philip Pugh - Arminianism - 1860 - 276 pages
...suck the breasts," Joel ii 16; " And shall 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 hand? Jonah iv. 11. The words italicised refer to young children. What mockery for a being thus...
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The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General ..., Volume 12

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1861
...against it Now Nineveh vras an exceeding great city of three days' jonrney, .... wherein are more than six score thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left hand.'' Much difference of opinion exists among commentators as to the exact meaning of the phrase,...
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The Christian miscellany, and family visiter, Volumes 11-12

1863
...gathered from what is said in the last verse of the Book : " 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" (grazing). The population of a place must have been immense in which...
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The Student's Manual of Ancient History: Containing the Political History ...

William Cooke Taylor - History, Ancient - 1864 - 549 pages
...Nin'eveh as 'an exceeding great city of three days'journey (round the walls) wherein are more than six score thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and left hand; and also much cattle.'* The fortifiedtions, according to the historians, were constructed...
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Oft Told Tales Retold

Mrs. Martha Young Salyer - 1920 - 48 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, and also much cattle?" We are left up in the air as to what happened to Jonah. However,...
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The Literature of the Old Testament in Its Historical Development

Julius August Bewer - Bible - 1922 - 452 pages
...in a night ; and I should not have pity on Nineveh, that great city, in which are more than 120,000 persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left; and also much cattle? (Jonah 4 "".) With this question the story closes. The author does not tell whether Jonah was convinced...
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Student's History of the Hebrews

Laura A Knott - Jews - 1922 - 413 pages
...and perished in a night: and should not I have regard for Nineveh, . . . wherein are more 332 than six score thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left hand ; and also much cattle?" Of course Jonah represents Israel. The race has been called to be...
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The Crisis of the Churches

Leighton Parks - Christian union - 1922 - 256 pages
...meaning is clear. This is the end of the prophetic spirit which loves its own shelter more than the "six score thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left hand; and also much cattle." "But who are such?" it may be asked. They are the religious sectarians,...
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The Bible and Common Sense

Basil King - Bible - 1924 - 166 pages
...truth has been expressed. The conclusion, with its emphasis on little children and the lowly beasts — "six score thousand persons that cannot discern between...their right hand and their left, and also much cattle" is the version of our English Old Testament — has a beauty of its own. If I have been prolix over...
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The Crooked Mile

Bernard De Voto - Western stories - 1924 - 430 pages
...Listen to the motto of the Golden Book of Windsor. '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.' " It had been a benefit-night in Windsor. A theater, stuffed with...
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