Book iii. The Ascent: from the River Jordan to the Mount of Transfiguration.


In every passage of Scripture where thou findest the Majesty of God, thou also findest close by His Condescension (Humility). So it is written down in the Law [Deut. x.17, followed by verse 18], repeated in the Prophets [Is. lvii.15], and reiterated in the Hagiographa [Ps. lxviii.4, followed by verse 5].' - Megill 31 a.

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