Abijah sentence example

abijah
  • Abijah) to Ishtar-wasur, in which the following remarkable phrases are read: " May the Lord of the gods protect thy life.
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  • On the contrary, the statement that there was continual warfare is supplemented in Chronicles by the story of a victory over Israel by Abijah the son of Rehoboam.
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  • According to the annals, incessant war prevailed between Baasha and Abijah's successor, Asa.
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  • It was taken from Jeroboam by Abijah, king of Judah (2 Chr.
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  • His father Zacharias was a priest "of the course of Abijah," and his mother Elizabeth, who was also of priestly descent, was related to Mary, the mother of Jesus, whose senior John was by six months.
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  • 5-12, 18 sqq.); Jeroboam's attack upon Abijah (2 Chron.
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  • 15) which are quoted for the lives of Solomon, Abijah and Jeroboam, are evidently quite distinct from the sources cited in the parallel portions of the earlier compilation, and the entire spirit of the narratives is different.
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  • ABIJAH (Heb.
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  • Of Rehoboam's successor Abijah (or Abijam) little is known except a victory over Jeroboam recorded in 2 Chron.
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  • The father, Abijah, a sea-captain, went away from home when William was a child, and it is not known whether he died at sea or on land.
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  • There do not appear to be any men in his line of descent given to scholarly or intellectual pursuits till we get back to the 17th century, when we come to Abijah Whitman, a clergyman, settled in Connecticut.
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  • Later this Abijah moved to Long Island, and from him all the Whitmans on the island descended.
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  • (Cambridge, 1885); Barrett Wendell, Cotton Mather, the Puritan Priest (New York, 1891), a remarkably sympathetic study and particularly valuable for its insight into (and its defence of) Mather's attitude toward witchcraft; Abijah P. Marvin, The Life and Times of Cotton Mather (Boston, 1892); 1VI.
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  • 30), but no details are preserved except the late story of Rehoboam's son Abijah in 2 Chron.
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  • ASA, in the Bible, son (or, perhaps, rather brother) of Abijah, the son of Rehoboam and king of Judah (I Kings xv.
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  • 19 that Abijah, son of Rehoboam, king of Judah, made a league with Tab-Rimmon of Damascus to assist him in his wars against Israel, and that afterwards TabRimmon's son Ben-Hadad came to terms with the second successor of Jeroboam, Baasha.
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  • Asa, son of Abijah, followed his father's policy, and bought the aid of Syria, whereby he was enabled to destroy the border fort that Baasha had erected (1 Kings xv.
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  • Two brothers, Abijah and John Smith, originally of Derby, Conn., settled in Plymouth in 1806 and began shipping coal thence in 1808; this was the beginning of the anthracite coal trade in the United States.
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