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" And Joshua said unto all the people, Thus saith the Lord God of Israel, Your fathers dwelt on the other side of the flood, in old time, even Terah, the father of Abraham, and the father of Nachor; and they served other gods. "
The Variorum Teacher's Edition of the Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New ... - Page 5
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Christ in History: Or, The Central Power Among Men

Robert Turnbull - 1854 - 540 pages
...learn from Joshua xxiv. 2 : " Your fathers dwelt on the other side of the flood [the River Euphrates] in old time, even Terah, the father of Abraham, and...the father of Nachor, and they served other gods." It is even asserted by Epiphanius and others, that Abraham's father and grandfather were makers of...
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Plain Papers on Prophetic & Other Subjects

1854 - 476 pages
...Thus saith the Lord God of Israel, your fathers dwelt on the other side of the H2 flood (ie the river) in old time, even Terah, the father of Abraham, and...the father of Nachor : and they served other gods. And I took your father Abraham from the other side of the flood, and led him throughout all the land...
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Christ in History; or, The Central Power Among Men

Robert Turnbull - 1854
...learn from Joshua xxiv. 2 : " Your fathers dwelt on the other side of the flood [the River Euphrates] in old time, even Terah, the father of Abraham, and...the father of Nachor, and they served other gods." It is even asserted by Epiphanius and others, that Abraham's father and grandfather were makers of...
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The Divine Programme of the World's History

Mrs. H. Grattan Guinness - 1888 - 455 pages
...fathers dwelt on the other side of the flood (or Euphrates) in old time, and they served other gods ; and I took your father Abraham from the other side...flood, and led him throughout all the land of Canaan." Terah's home, UR of the CHALDEES, was the name both of a city and of a country. The former is now identified...
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Sacred History from the Creation to the Giving of the Law

Edward Porter Humphrey - 1888 - 540 pages
...Turning now to Chaldsea, we are told that the race of the patriarch served false gods. " Your fathers dwelt on the other side of the flood in old time ;...even Terah, the father of Abraham and the father of Nahor, and they served other gods " (Josh. xxiv. 2, 14). Sabism was introduced very early into Chaldsea....
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Famous Nations: The Stories of Peoples which Have Attained ..., Volume 1

ZÚna´de Alexe´evna Ragozin - 1889
...— "Your fathers dwelt on the other side of the flood " (ie, the Euphrates, or perhaps the Jordan) " in old time, even Terah, the father of Abraham and...the father of Nachor, and they served other gods." And further on: "... Put away the gods which your fathers served on the other side of the flood and...
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Flowers from a Persian Garden: And Other Papers

William Alexander Clouston - 1890 - 368 pages
...stricken with age," assembled the tribes of Israel, at Shechem, and said to the people : " Your fathers dwelt on the other side of the flood in old time,...the father of Nachor; and they served other gods." The sacred narrative does not state the circumstances which induced Abraham to turn away from the worship...
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Old Truths in Modern Lignts: With Other Sermons

Thomas George Bonney - 1891 - 286 pages
...the Bible is indicated in the next sermon. THE INSPIRATION OF SCRIPTURE (No. II.).1 " Your fathers dwelt on the other side of the flood in old time,...the father of Nachor : and they served other gods." — JOSH. xx1v. 2. IN my last sermon I endeavoured to give a brief outline of the idea which the word...
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Heroes of Israel

William Garden Blaikie - 1894 - 480 pages
...had kept the primitive faith pure from the days of Noah ; for Joshua says expressly, " Your fathers dwelt on the other side of the flood in old time,...even Terah, the father of Abraham, and the father of Nahor : and they served oilier gods" (xxiv. 2). In his very father's house, Abraham had been brought...
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Proceedings of the Society of Biblical Archaeology, Volume 20

Society of Biblical ArchŠology (London, England) - 1898
...find also that Joshua in speaking to the tribes ot Israel, \ he told them that their forefathers " dwelt on the other side of the flood in old time,...the father of Abraham, and the father of Nachor." This allusion also points to that part of the Euphrates in the northern part of Mesopotamia, which...
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