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Isaiah 7:18
And it shall come to pass in that day, that the LORD shall hiss for the fly that is in the uttermost part of the rivers of Egypt, and for the bee that is in the land of Assyria.
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Of the Ark and the Deluge, and that we Cannot Agree with those who ...
... but yet afterwards they themselves copulate and produce offspring, as flies; but
others ... that at all events they are far from having any figurative reference to ...
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Whether There was any Reasonable Cause for the Ceremonial ...
... The figurative reason for these things is that all these animals signified certain
sins ... In the eagle which flies at a great height, pride is forbidden: in the ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether there was any reasonable.htm

In the Next Place, as it is his Object to Slander Our Scriptures.. ...
... without quoting the words, which would give the hearer the impression that they
are spoken with a figurative meaning ... The web with colours, as the shuttle flies; ...
/.../origen/origen against celsus/chapter xxxviii in the next.htm

The Prophet Joel.
... an effect of divine anger."[Pg 308]On the other hand, figurative representations
of ... Egyptians appear, in a continuous description, as swarms of flies and bees ...
/.../hengstenberg/christology of the old testament/the prophet joel.htm

Of Uncharitable Truth.
... more quickly scent a carcass, than an envious Person does, those dead flies which
corrupt ... to a literal sense of what the Psalmist spoke in a figurative, Psa.14 ...
/.../allestree/the government of the tongue/section vi of uncharitable truth.htm

Greek Plagiarism from the Hebrews.
... situated and dwells in the state, [3122] while the man himself flies, according
to ... descent of the Lord into the flesh he also applies the figurative term sleep ...
/.../clement/the stromata or miscellanies/chapter xiv greek plagiarism from the.htm

The Conversion of the Ethiopian Eunuch.
... it should be considered, that the Jews, resting too much upon the figurative language
of ... to the lightning, which, in the twinkling of an eye, flies from the ...
/.../dick/lectures on the acts of the apostles/lecture xi the conversion of.htm

Doctrinal and Moral Treatises. Index of Subjects.
... 340; His example cited, [270]408, [271]409, [272]412; actions of, figurative,
[273]470 ... sq.; in cages, [529]517; not imitated in picking food or flies, [530]518 ...
/.../on care to be had for the dead /doctrinal and moral treatises index.htm

Hymns, Festival and Occasional.
... with the more modern and less figurative". ... As the winged arrow flies Speedily the
mark to find, As the lightening from the skies Darts and leaves no trace ...
/.../brown/the story of the hymns and tunes/chapter xiii hymns festival and.htm

The Prophet Amos.
... passages also, with the right of freeing the thought from the figurative clothing ...
corn is shaken; dust and impurity fall to the ground, the chaff flies into the ...
/.../hengstenberg/christology of the old testament/the prophet amos.htm

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