History of the Early Kings of Persia: From Kaiomars, the First of the Peshdadian Dynasty, to the Conquest of Iran by Alexander the Great
Oriental Translation Fund of Gt. Brit. & Ireland, 1832 - 441 pages
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Page 367 - Magog waste the land ; shall we therefore pay thee tribute, on condition that thou build a rampart between us and them? He answered, The power wherewith my LORD has strengthened me is better than your tribute: but assist me strenuously, and I will set a strong wall between you and them. Bring me iron in large pieces until it fill up the space between the two sides of these mountains.