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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 Lives of Celebrated Travellers, Volume 2

James Augustus St. John - 1831 - 336 pages
...So justly have they been compared by the prophet Joel to a great army; who further observes that ' the land is as the garden, of Eden before them, and behind them a desolate wilderness.' " Having lived near a month in this manner, like a sword with ten thousand edges, to which they have...
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The Analytical Reader

Samuel Putnam - Readers - 1831 - 236 pages
...of the trees, and 'announcing their approach, at a considerable distance, by the noise of feeding. " The land is as the garden of 'Eden before them, and behind them a 'desolate wilderness." In order to give a new direction to their course, the 'inhabitants are accustomed to dig pits and 'trenches...
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Researches in Greece and the Levant

John Hartley - Greece - 1831 - 422 pages
...chastisements which can befal guilty nations ; and up to this hour the visitation is experienced. The land was as the garden of Eden before them ; and behind them a desolate wilderness : (Joel ii. 3.) Recent events might almost intimate, that the language also is applicable : For all...
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A Harmony of the Kings and Prophets: Or, An Arrangement of the History ...

Stephen Merrill - Bible - 1832 - 472 pages
...not been ever the Kke, neither shall be any more after it, even to the years of many generations. 3 A fire devoureth before them ; and behind them a flame...desolate wilderness ; yea, and nothing shall escape them. 4 The appearance of them is as the appearance of horses; and as horsemen, so shall they run. 5 Like...
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Notes and Illustrations of the Parables of the New Testament: Arranged ...

Thomas Whittemore - 1832 - 390 pages
...Joel ii, 3, the progress of the armies which went up to destroy Jerusalem is thus described : "Afire devoureth before them, and behind "them a flame burneth...wilderness ; yea, and nothing shall escape them." Jesus saw a pcculiar fitness therefore in choosing fire as a figure of the woes he denounced upon the...
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Supplement to the Connecticut Courant: Containing Tales, Travels ..., Volume 3

1832
...where the insect has accordingly a proverbial reputation. " The land," says the Prophet Joel, •' is as the garden of Eden before them, and behind them...wilderness — yea, and nothing shall escape them." Again— " they shall run like mighty men ; they shall climb the wall like men of war, and they shall...
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A scriptural commentary on the Book of Genesis and the Gospel ..., Volume 1

Charles Lambert Coghlan - 1832 - 472 pages
...envied him. Ezek. xxxi. 8, 9. A fire devoureth before them, (the. " locusts") and behind them a name burneth. The land is as the garden of Eden before them : and behind them a desolate wilderness. Joel ii. 3. Kattward, &c.] So he (God) drove out the man : and he placed at the east of the garden...
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The Lives of Celebrated Travelers, Volume 2

James Augustus St. John - Explorers - 1832 - 448 pages
...So justly have they been compared by the prophet Joel to a great army; who further observes, that ' the land is as the garden of Eden before them, and behind them a desolate wilderness.' " Having lived near a month in this manner, like a sword with ten thousand edges, to which they have...
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The Writings of the Late John M. Mason, D.D.: Consisting of Sermons, Essays ...

John Mitchell Mason - Theology - 1832
...exertion, traversed the country, and mowed down, in their march, the staff of life. " The land was as the garden of Eden before them, and behind them a desolate wilderness." Had they continued their devastations, we could have expected little but "cleanness of teeth in all...
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Narrative of Discovery and Adventure in Africa, from the Earliest Ages to ...

Robert Jameson, James Wilson, Hugh Murray - Africa - 1833 - 394 pages
...shall be any more after it, even to the years of * Burchell's Travels, vol. ip, 418 many generations. A fire devoureth before them, and behind them a flame...wilderness ; yea, and nothing shall escape them. The appearance of them is as the appearance of horses ; and as horsemen, so shall they run. Like the noise...
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