This canal, the Sakhlawieh (formerly Isa), leaves the Euphrates a few miles above Feluja and the bridge of boats, near the ruins of the ancient Anbar.
The Arab city, the old or round city of Bagdad, was founded by the caliph Mansur of the Abbasid dynasty on the west side of the Tigris just north of the Isa canal in A.D.
8, 9; Isa.
There is no hint in Ezekiel's writings of the grandiose conception of Isa.
In thus looking forward to a shaking of all nations Haggai agrees with earlier prophecies, especially Isa.
xxiv.-xxvii., while his picture of the glory and peace of the new Zion and its temple is drawn from the great anonymous prophet who penned Isa.
To the latter the material temple is no more than a detail in the picture of a work of restoration eminently ideal and spiritual, and he expressly warns his hearers against attaching intrinsic importance to it (Isa.
authors of Isa.
Strictly speaking, therefore, the Sabbath was neither a day of relief to toiling humanity nor a day appointed for public worship; the positive duties of its observance were to wear one's best clothes, eat, drink and be glad (justified from Isa.'viii.
11); the new moons and the Sabbaths alike called men to the sanctuary to do sacrifice (Isa.
At the same time, there was a peculiar appropriateness in associating the Sabbath with the doctrine that Yahweh is the Creator of all things; for we see from Isa.
The `Isa, which is largely identical with the modern Sakhlawiya, left the Euphrates a little below Anbar (Perisabora) and joined the Tigris at Bagdad.
In the time of the Arabs these were the chief canals, and the cuts from the main channels of the Nahr `Isa, Nahr Sarsar, Nahr Malk (or Nahr Malcha), and Nahr Kutha, reticulating the entire country between the rivers, converted it into a continuous and luxuriant garden.
Oracles were received from them (Isa.
This is due to the fact that it for the first time unfolded the true character of Yahweh, implicit in the old Mosaic religion and submerged in the subsequent centuries of Israel's life in Canaan, but now at length made clear and explicit to the mind of the 1 In Isa.
Yahweh's relation of love to Israel is exhibited under the purer symbol of fatherhood (Isa.
2-4), a conception which was as ancient and familiar as that of husband, though perhaps the latter recurs more frequently in prophecy (Isa.
Assyria is the " hired razor " (Isa.
This was the " corner-stone of precious solid foundation ": " I will make judgment the measuring-line and righteousness the plummet " (Isa.
Though Yahweh's chastisements on Ephraim and Judah would continue to fall till scarcely a remnant was left (Isa.
In fact it is not improbable that the words of consolation uttered by the prophet (Isa.
To this age alone can we probably assign Isa.
The outlook appeared indeed far darker to Jeremiah than it seemed more than a century before to Isaiah in the evil days of Jotham and Ahaz, " when the whole head was sick and the whole heart faint " (Isa.
The onward progress of the Persian Cyrus and his anticipated conquest of Babylonia marked him out as Yahweh's anointed instrument for effecting the deliverance of exiled Israel and their restoration to their old home and city (Isa.
This noble conception of Israel's great destiny is conveyed in Isa.
3 (c) Prophetic religion was a religion of the spirit which came to the messenger (Isa.
1) and expressed itself as a word of instruction of Yahweh (torah); see Isa.
9-12 and others; and also in Isa.
clearly bear the apocalyptic character; so also Isa.
and notably Isa.
The most vivid portraiture of Sheol is to be found in the exilian passage Isa.
The added conception of the resurrection of the righteous does not appear in the world of Jewish thought till the early Greek period in Isa.
The seraphim were burning serpentine forms who hovered above the enthroned Yahweh and chanted the Trisagion in Isaiah's consecration vision (Isa.
Lilith, the blood-sucking night-hag of the post-exilian Isa.
Whether the se`irim or shaggy satyrs (Isa.
(It is hurled against offending Israel, Isa.
The new covenant of redeeming grace - the righteousness which is in the heart and not in externalities of legal observance or ceremonial - are once more proclaimed, and the exalted ideals of the suffering servant of Isa.
6 and Isa.
16; presages recovery or death of patients); (4) the pelican (recalls its young to life by its own blood); (5) the owl (or nyktikorax; loves darkness and solitude); (6) the eagle (renews its youth by sunlight and bathing in a fountain); (7) the phoenix (revives from fire); (8) the hoopoe (redeems its parents from the ills of old age); (9) the wild ass (suffers no male besides itself); (1 o) the viper (born at the cost of both its parents' death); (I I) the serpent (sheds its skin; puts aside its venom before drinking; is afraid of man in a state of nudity; hides its head and abandons the rest of its body); (12) the ant (orderly and laborious; prevents stored grain from germinating; distinguishes wheat from barley on the stalk); (13) the sirens and onocentaurs (Isa.
Nevertheless, if Cyrus was not originally a Persian and was not a worshipper of Yahweh (Isa.
- viii.; Isa.
The age can also be illustrated from Isa.
OLD] and ritualistic; the other, more cosmopolitan, extended a freer welcome to strangers, and tolerated the popular elements and the superstitious cults which are vividly depicted (Isa.
(§ 19) have been ascribed such passages as Isa.
The soil of the valleys is highly fertile, and produces cereals in the higher 1 So Isa.
6) and Noph (Isa.
The old Hebrew view of the future excluded from Sheol the common activities of life and also the worship of the national god (Isa.
The authors of rectangular maps look upon the Tabernacle as an image of the world at large, and believe that such expressions as the " four corners of the earth " (Isa.
On the other hand there was the expression " circuit of the earth " (Isa.
Now if He did not remove them thus and take them upon Himself, no man could endure the sufferings of Israel, due as their punishment for transgressing the law; as it is written (Isa.
15), and especially for oaks, which are coupled with the cedars of Lebanon (Isa.
25, and it is possibly referred to in Isa.
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2 seq.; Isa.
Joel complains that they were sold to the Grecians (Javan, Ionians).2 It is probable that some Hebrew and Syrian slaves were exported to the Mediterranean coasts from a very early date, and Isa.
29) and the hope of earlier prophets (Isa.
33) shall be fully realized in the outpouring of the Spirit on all the Jews and even upon their servants (Isa.
Thus definitively freed from the profane foot of the stranger (Isa.
Compare the similar predictions against Edom, Isa.
3), and against Egypt, Isa.
seq.), may be probably identified with the vintage song, Isa.
It will be admitted by philological students that the exegetical data supplied by (at any rate) Isa.
The earlier part of Isa.
Already in the opening passage mysterious voices are heard crying, "Comfort ye, comfort ye my people"; the plural indicates that there were other prophets among the exiles besides the author of Isa.
It is only the inveterate habit of reading Isa.
The present article in its original form introduced here a survey of the portions of Isa.
A word or two may perhaps be expected on Isa.
There is also an unrelieved sternness, which pains us by its contrast with Isa.
The simlah of the warrior (Isa.
The more ornate variety, called abnet, was worn by prominent officials (Isa.
He identified himself with the "voice" of Isa.
He recovered Elath at the head of the Aelanitic Gulf, evidently in the course of a successful campaign against Edom (a possible reference in Isa.
A root hawah is represented in Hebrew by the nouns howah (Ezek., Isa.
But another route, the importance of which in antiquity may be judged of from Isa.
1-3 and Isa.
2-4 are but slightly modified recensions of the same text, and as Isa.
The faith and hope which breathe in this passage have the closest affinities with the book of Lamentations and Isa.
The present head, however, isa later substitute f or the original, which was destroyed by fire.
We must, however, study this element in the most important Babylonian tradition, even if only for its relation to non-Semitic myths and especially to some striking passages in the Bible (Isa.
It is difficult to date the alliance of Syria and Philistia against Israel in Isa.
15, 20, 22 seq.; Isa.
4 and Isa.
16, but also in Isa.
The garden of Eden is referred to in Isa.
loc. cit.; Isa.
tophteh, "pyre," (Isa.
10) we find "upon a cherub" parallel to "upon the wings of the wind" (cp. Isa.
The legends of his escape from a fiery furnace may have a philological basis (Ur interpreted as " fire "), but the allusion to the redemption of Abraham in Isa.
By the allegorical method Isa.
The mystic power of a significant name Matter shala hash baz inscribed on a tablet and bestowed on a child (Isa.
At all events we know from Isa.
13), but not between him and the great prophets of the 8th century (Isa.
But Isaiah's ideal of religion was one for which he himself demands as a preliminary condition an outpouring of Yahweh's spirit on king (Isa.
2) and people (Isa.
The pre-exilian origin of Isa.
2 The last clause of Isa.
From the time of Jeremiah downwards the perennial interest of Old-Testament thought lies in the working out of the problems of personal religion and of the idea of a spiritual fellowship of faith transcending all national limitation; and these are the motives not only of the lyrics of the Psalter but of the greater theodiceas of Isa.
8), seizes him with a strong hand (Isa.
20 to Zedekiah, and in Isa.
It may be admitted that Isa.
might be held to be contemporary with Isa.
Such is the great prophecy of Isa.
There may even be a reference to him in Isa.
652 seq.) proclaiming the approach of the righteous king whom God shall raise up from the East (Isa.
9); to destroy the lawless nations with the word of his mouth (Isa.
From the ends of the earth all nations shall come to see his glory and bring the weary sons of Zion as gifts (Isa.
Soon after, Messianic hopes were active at the time of the fall of the Omayyads, and led to a serious rising under Abu `Isa of Ispahan, who called himself forerunner of the Messiah.
The developed form of this idea is almost certainly a product of the polemic with Christianity, in which the Rabbins were hard pressed by arguments from passages (especially Isa.
It was taken by the Seljuks, Aidin and Mentesh, late in the 13th century, and about 1390, when ruled by Isa Bey, a descendant of the first-named, acknowledged Ottoman suzerainty.
and his successors the coins of Laodicea of Libanus bear the legend " Of Laodicea which is in Canaan "; 1 the Old Testament also sometimes denotes Phoenicia and Phoenicians by " Canaan " and " Canaanites " (Isa.
16), and introducing other less desirable imports, such as foreign cults (Isa.
4, 5, 16, 21), and the departed lay at rest in the underworld with the Refaim, the weak ones (the same word and idea in the Old Testament, Isa.
2 Other names used for the language of Israel are speech of Canaan (Isa.
In 1895 the chief of Katr (Sheikh Jasim ben Thani), instigated by the Turks, attacked Sheikh Isa of Bahrein, but his fleet of dhows was destroyed by a British gunboat, and Bahrein (like Zanzibar) has since been detached from Oman and placed directly under British protection.
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The inscription enumerates many places known elsewhere (Isa.
3); if it is condemned for its untimely joy at the fall of Jerusalem (Isa.
This must be probably 1 interpreted as a reference to the prophecy concerning Eliakim in Isa.
From the war indemnity large sums had been expended on coast defence, on fortifications and on replacing the equipment and stores isa destroyed during the war.
isa al-Kalbi, 192193 (808).
Isa al-Naushari, 293297 (906910)second time.
bul-Qasim Isa], 549555 (1154-1160).
8olaim~n after very slight resistance, at the beginning of 905, and after the infliction of severe punishment on the inhabitants Egypt was once more put under a deputy, Isa al-Naushari, appointed directly by the caliph.
Four years later (April 1154) the caliph was murdered by his vizier AbbAs, according to Usgmah, because the caliph had suggested to his favorite, the viziers son, to murder his father; and this was followed by a massacre of the brothers of Zgfir, followed by the raising of his infant son Abul-Qasim Isa to the throne.
He followed the plan of dividing his empire between his sons, the eldest Mahommed, called Malik al-Kdmil, being his viceroy in Egypt, while al-Muazzam Isa governed Syria, al-Ashraf Musa his eastern and al-Malik al-Aubad Ayyub his northern possessions His attitude towards the Franks was at the first peaceful, but later in his reign he was compelled to adopt more strenuous measures.
Mashtflb to depose him and appoint in his place a brother called al-Fgiz Sabiq al-dIn IbrahIm: this attempt was frustrated by the timely interposition of al-Muazzam Isa, who came to Egypt to aid his brother in February 1219, and compelled al-Fgiz to depart for Mosul.
After a siege of sixteen and a half months Damietta was taken by the Franks on Tuesday the 6th of November 1219; al-Kamil thereupon proclaimed the Jihad, and was joined at his fortified camp, afterwards the site of Man~ra, by troops from various parts of Egypt, Syria and Mesopotamia, including the forces of his brothers Isa and Miis.
as the price of his help against the son of Muazzam Isa, who reigned at Damascus with the title of Malik al-Nalir.
As means of capture, nets, traps, snares and pitfalls are most frequently alluded to; but the arrow (Isa.
SERAPHIM, the imaginary supernatural guardians of the threshold of Yahweh's sanctuary, only mentioned in Isa.
also the flying serpents of Israelitish folklore in Isa.
2.1902), on Isa.
37), a taunting speech (Isa.
14, and Isa.
The pentateuchal laws relating to women belong to the country rather than to town life (note the picture of feminine luxury in Isa.
C. Whitehouse, Century Bible, on Isa.
After reaching an astonishing height (roughly2500-1500B.C.) these civilizing powers slowly decayed, and we reach the middle of the first millennium B.C. - the age which is associated with the " Deutero - Isaiah " (Isa.
After the death of Tiglath-Pileser, Israel regained confidence (Isa.
Josiah "defiled" it as part of his reforming activity, and it became a place for the bestowal and destruction of refuse, and a synonym for Gehenna (Isa.
Ali, Syria; to his uncle Da`ud, Hejaz, Yemen and Yamama (Yemama); to his cousin `Isa b.
- Abu`l-Abbas had designated as his successors first Abu Ja`far, surnamed al-Mansur (the victorious), and after him his cousin `Isa b.
The governor of Kuf a, `Isa b.
Ash`ath, and in Arabia with `Isa b.
Qahtaba, the commander of Mansur's army, was defeated, only a small division under `Isa b.
The latter having vainly tried to compel `Isa to renounce his right of succession, in favour of Mansur's son Mahommed al-Mandi, produced false witnesses who swore that he had done so.
However unwillingly, `Isa was obliged at last to yield, but it was understood that, in case of Mahommed's death, the succession should return to `Isa.
`Isa hastened to meet the caliph on his arrival at Rai (Rhagae), near the modern Teheran, with a great quantity of costly presents, which he distributed with such profusion among the princes and courtiers that no one was anxious to accuse him.
`Isa, who had regained his former influence, and told the caliph that, at his coming to Khorasan, all the leading men would come over to his side.
`Isa, tried to check this foolish expenditure, but his efforts were more than counterbalanced by the vizier Ibn abi'l-Forat and the court.
`Isa, and brought them to his own house.
7 The `Omar ibn `Isa of the Hadhramaut had the same gift (so Makrizi); cf.
He requires kindness, forgiveness and loving sacrifice from all to all (Isa.
When the national independence was destroyed, the prophetic teaching held the people together in the hope of a re-establishment of the Kingdom when all nations should be subject to it and blessed in its everlasting reign of righteousness and peace (Isa.
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12 sqq.; Isa.
9b-35; cp. Isa.
Allusions to the Assyrian oppression are found in Isa.
12-14; and to internal Judaean intrigues perhaps in Isa.
For a picture of the ruins in Jerusalem, see Isa.
The hymn which is ascribed to the king (Isa.
reduced the city to tribute, and another rebellion was crushed by Sargon in 720 B.C. The downfall of so ancient a state made a great impression at Jerusalem (Isa.
It is noteworthy for a splendid ruined mosque built by the Seljuk, Isa Bey II., of Aidin, in 13 7 5, which contains magnificent columns: for a castle, near which lie remains of the pendentives from the cupola of the great cathedral of St John, now deeply buried in its own ruins: and for an aqueduct, Turkish baths and mosque-tombs.
The Taj alone is well worth the journey."' The Taj was designed by Ustad Isa, variously described as a Byzantine Turk and a native of Shiraz in Persia.
(The same prophecy, Isa.
96) have thrown doubt upon the story, regarding some of the details as invented to suit the prophecy in Isa.
Again, the probability that the passage in Jeremiah incorporates disjointed fragments of an older oracle is greatly increased by the fact that the prophecy against Moab in the preceding chapter uses, in the same way, Isa.
The restoration of the old borders of Israel and the conquest of Edom and the Philistines are ideas as old as Amos ix., Isa.
21); the city will be ransacked and the indifferent or apathetic, who thought that Yahweh could do neither good nor evil (so, of the idols, Isa.
13 contrast the promises Isa.
2 seq., and see Isa.
I 1; Isa.
Yahweh, the mighty deliverer, is in her midst as " king of Israel " (Isa.
The replacing of the sequel of Amos (q.v.) by one which presupposes a later historical background, the addendum to the prophecy against Moab (Isa.
13 seq.), the pessimistic glosses in Isa.
The ISA or Putumayo, west of and parallel to the Yapurï¿½was found more agreeable to navigate by Crevaux.
One is found in the name Isa Kapusi (the Gate of Jesus) attached to a mosque, formerly a Christian church, situated above the quarter of Psamatia.
St Mary Panachrantos (Fenari Isa Mesjidi) belongs to the reign of Leo the Wise (886-912).
He also wrote English Annotations on the Holy Bible, as far as Isa.
anaemiaI diseases are exotic to the EU: the viral disease infectious salmon anemia (ISA) falls into this category.
These repayment vehicles could be the forecast tax-free cash from a pension, or an ISA or some other regular savings or investment scheme.
Secondly, He appeareth to his own sometimes in a garment dyed in blood, according to that word, Isa. lxiii.
garment dyed in blood, according to that word, Isa. lxiii.
The long-planned next step in culling the ISA from his list of tax giveaways to be taken back, has been shelved.
maxi Isa in funds.
mini ISAs; or one maxi ISA.
cash mini ISA Check out a cash mini ISA.
The God of Jacob hath openly professed we shall not seek him in vain, Isa. xlv.
provided when applying for an ISA.
They are of no more value to God than filthy rags (Isa.
repay Mortgage A mortgage, which will be repaid from the proceeds of an ISA.
riser card contains the slots for the ISA, PCI, or AGP adapter cards.
shrewd suspicion that ' Isa Craig ' hides a name much less obscure.
An example of this might be the introduction of ISA through the import of live smolts from Norway.
Drivers caught speeding could have their license endorsed to be valid only for driving vehicles with an ISA installed.
ISA schools may or may not have charitable status.
suborn witnesses who swore that ' Isa had resigned his right.
The great attraction of the ISA is that it is virtually tax-free.
You can salt away up to £ 3,000 a year into a cash ISA, with all interest completely tax-free.
tax-free mini cash ISA.
For your ISA to receive interest paid tax-free, you must meet all of the rules laid down by the Government.
Isa 55:3 35 Wherefore he saith also in another psalm, Thou shalt not suffer thine Holy One to see corruption.
You can continue to subscribe into the same mini ISA for multiple tax years without having to complete a new application each year.
7), which in later Old Testament times had a leading place among the northern Arabs, and is associated with Kedar (Isa.
An ancient legend identifies Melchizedek with Shem (Palestinian Targum, Jerome on Isa.
Hence we understand the importance attached to it in the exilic literature (Isa.
and xiv.), and Judah in the time of Isaiah turned a deaf ear (Isa.
The special servant-songs which Duhm asserts can be readily detached from the texture of the Deutero-Isaiah without disturbance to its integrity are Isa.
We have taken due note of Amos, who unfolded the character of Yahweh as universal righteous sovereign; and also the sublime portrayal of His exalted nature in Isa.
xxxvi., 21 sqq.), but also in the circles of their followers (Isa.
The interesting conjecture that the second Temple suffered another disaster in the obscure gap which follows the time of Zerubbabel has been urged, after Isa.
Ashdod (see Isa.
The latter story in particular (see EVE) shows us how childlike was the mind of the early men, whose God is not "wonderful in counsel" (Isa.
6) who were otherwise prone, in their hopelessness of help from the old religion (Isa.
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He does not delight in prayers and praise, but he demands truth in the soul and bids man to walk humbly and deal righteously and mercifully with his brother (Micah vi.6-8; Isa.
The ISA or Putumayo, west of and parallel to the YapurÃ¯¿½was found more agreeable to navigate by Crevaux.
Sassanid, king of Persia, on the east bank of the Euphrates, just south of the Nahr Isa, or Sakhlawieh canal, the northernmost of the canals connecting that river with the Tigris, in lat.
ISA Mortgage A mortgage, which will be repaid from the proceeds of an ISA.
Instead of the motherboard, the riser card contains the slots for the ISA, PCI, or AGP adapter cards.
There is even now a shrewd suspicion that ' Isa Craig ' hides a name much less obscure.
Another story is that the Caliph got Khalid the Barmeki to suborn witnesses who swore that ' Isa had resigned his right.
Any spare money could be put in a tax-free mini cash ISA.
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Isa al-Abbasi, 198199 (8f4).
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