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" A fire devoureth before them; and behind them a flame burneth: the land is as the garden of Eden before them, and behind them a desolate wilderness; yea, and nothing shall escape them. "
The Scientific and Literary Treasury: A New and Popular Encyclopedia of the ... - Page 426
by Samuel Maunder - 1843 - 832 pages
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The Causes of the Decay of Christian Piety

Richard Allestree - Sin - 1667 - 466 pages
...ports and Joys of more, this confequence ofhoftility we find well ex f re ft by the Prophet Joel 2. 3 . The land is as the Garden of Eden before them, and behind them a defolate wildernefs, and herein alfo hath the Lord ofllofts, the great God of battle /hewed himfelf...
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An Essay on the Revelation of Saint John: So Far as Concerns the Past and ...

William Whiston - Bible - 1706 - 406 pages
...ytars of generation and generation. Л fire devourcth before them, and behind them a flamt bumeth : the land is as the garden of Eden before them, and behind them л defolattWtidernejs, yea, ad nothingjall efcape them. The appearance ef them is as the appearance...
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Sermons and discourses on several occasions

William Wake - Sermons - 1716 - 394 pages
...ftrong, there hath not been ever . the like^ neither Jhall be any more after it. * 3> A fire devours before them, and behind them a flame burneth : The...the Garden of Eden before them^ and behind them a defolate Wildernefs. The Earth Jbatl quake before them ; the Heavens {ball tremble j the Sun and the...
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Theron and Aspasio; or, A series of dialogues and letters upon the ..., Volume 3

James Hervey - Justification - 1755 - 478 pages
...Scarce a (ingle Leaf remains on the Boughs, or fo much as a fmgle Stalk in the Furrows. A Fire devoured before them, and behind them a Flame burneth : the...the Garden of Eden before them, and behind them a defolate Wildernefe : yea, and nothing can efcape them *. Now, let the dreadful Artillery roar from...
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Travels, Or Observations Relating to Several Parts of Barbary and the Levant ...

Thomas Shaw - Africa, North - 1757 - 592 pages
...juftly have they been compared by the prophet Joel, ii. 3. to a great army ; who further obferves, that the land is as the garden of Eden before them, and behind them a defolate nvildernefs. Having lived near a month in this manner, (like a ftopofopev t<po; ', orjword...
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The Divine Legation of Moses Demonstrated: In Nine Books, Volume 5

William Warburton - Bible - 1765 - 482 pages
...mountains : a great people and a ftrong, " there hath not been ever the like — A fire de" voureth before them, and behind them a flame "• burneth...the garden of .Eden " before them, and behind them a deiblate wil'* dernefs, yea, and nothing fhall efcape them. ** The appearance of them is as the appearance...
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Spectacle de la Nature: Or Nature Display'd: Being Discourses on ..., Volume 2

Nol Antoine Pluche - Natural history - 1766 - 392 pages
...Scripture declares with relation to a victorious People, whom God in his Wrath caufed to march forth : * The Land is as the Garden of Eden before them, and behind them a dejolate Wildertufs. The Country was a verdant Paradife before their Approach, but was rendered a dreary...
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Rhetoric; Or, A View of Its Principal Tropes and Figures, in Their Origin ...

Thomas Gibbons - English language - 1767 - 540 pages
...great plenty f." The defcription of the Invasion Qf this terrible army is renewed in chap. ii. 3,. " The land is as * the garden .of Eden before them, and behind .-, * them a defolate wildernefs, yea, • mail efcape theiij." VT X2 N •f Npc foium jrorfu, fegetibus,...
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Theron and Aspasio: Or, A Series of Dialogues and Letters, Upon ..., Volume 3

James Hervey - 1767 - 566 pages
...much as a fingle Stalk in the Furrows. A Fire devoured before them, and behind them a Flame burnetb : the Land is as the Garden of Eden before them, and behind them a defolate IFildernefs : yea, and nothing can efcape them *. Now, let the dreadful Artillery roar from...
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Free Thoughts on Despotic and Free Governments: As Connected with the ...

Joseph Townsend - Despotism - 1781 - 342 pages
...be known by the face of the country. We may fay of defpo'ts, as the prophet does of the locufts, " The land is as the garden of Eden before them, and behind them a dcfolate wildernefs * ". •' •Joelii. 3. CHAP. IX. ON POPULATION. 5 I.TH HE ftrength and profperity...
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