Jericho sentence example
There are also carriage roads to Bethlehem, Hebron and Jericho, and a road to Nablus was in course of construction in 1909.
In 1907-8 the Canaanite Jericho was excavated under the direction of Prof. Sellin of Vienna.
The extra-Biblical history of Jericho is as disastrous as are the records preserved in the Scriptures.
Indeed, the site of Jericho has shifted several times.
The principal spring in the neighbourhood of Jericho still bears (among the foreign residents) the name of Elisha; the natives call it, Ain es-Sultan, or "Sultan's spring."Advertisement
When their forces met at Jericho, Hyrcanus, finding that the bulk of his following deserted to Aristobulus, fled with those who remained to the tower Antonia and seized Aristobulus's wife and children as hostages for his own safety.
The place is called Jiljulieh, and its position north of the valley of Achor (Wadi Kelt) and east of Jericho agrees well with the biblical indications above mentioned.
For especially in Mark, the passing through Jericho, the entry into Jerusalem, the Temple-cleansing and its immediate effect upon the hierarchs, their next day's interrogatory, " By what authority doest thou these things?
These discourses purport to be addresses delivered by Moses to the assembled people, shortly before his death, in the land of Moab, opposite to Jericho.
On the assassination of his father and two elder brothers by Ptolemy, governor of Jericho, his brother-in-law, in February 135, he succeeded to the high priesthood and the supreme authority in Judaea.Advertisement
In the Talmud the voice from heaven, called Bath Kol, attested Rabbi Hillel, as he walked in Jericho, to be worthy of the holy spirit's descent and in-dwelling.
His novels, of which La Forge Roussel (1881) is a good example, were succeeded in 1902-1903 by two plays, Jericho and Fatigue de vivre.
His approaching end seems to have been known to the guilds at Bethel and Jericho, both of which they visited in their last journey.
Of completed roads the most important are from Jaffa to Haifa, Jaffa to Nablus, Jaffa to Jerusalem, Jaffa to Gaza; Jerusalem to Jericho, Jerusalem to Bethlehem with a branch to Hebron, Jerusalem to Khan Labban - ultimately to be extended to Nablus; and Gaza to Beersheba.
The excavations (at Gezer, Megiddo, Jericho, &c.) indicate a persisting gross and cruel idolatry, utterly opposed to the demands of the law and the prophets.'Advertisement
Old tradition suggests the " schools of the prophets " at Jericho, Gilgal and Bethel, and in fact the proximity of these places, especially Bethel, to Judaean soil may be connected with the friendly and sometimes markedly favourable attitude to Judah in these narratives.
The impotence of Hyrcanus was so obvious that Gabinius proceeded to deprive him of all political power by dividing the country into five cantons, having Jerusalem, Gazara, Amathus, Jericho, and Sepphoris, as their capitals.
In 34 B.C. (for example) or earlier, Mark Antony gave Cleopatra the whole of Phoenicia and the coast of the Philistines south of Eleuthesus, with the exception only of Tyre and Sidon, part of the Arabian territory and the district of Jericho.
Herod acquiesced and leased Jericho, the most fertile part of his kingdom, from Cleopatra.
A year later Octavian restored to the Jewish kingdom Jericho, Gadara, Hippos, Samaria, Gaza Anthedon, Joppa and Straton's Tower (Caesarea).Advertisement
Sellin, working independently, has excavated Tell Ta'nuk (Taanach), and in 1907 began work upon the mount of Jericho.
But the enthusiasm with which the people received him at the Feast of Tabernacles convinced Herod of the danger; and the youth was drowned by order of the king at Jericho.
The capture of Jericho and Ai is followed by the successful stratagem of the Gibeonites to make peace with Israel (ix.).
The lake, with the whole Jericho plain, is claimed as the personal property of the sultan.
Jericho is the only considerable settlement in the lower valley, and it lies some distance west of the stream on the lower slopes of the Judaean heights.Advertisement
His later date is also based on the discovery of Egyptian amulets in the tombs northwest of Jericho.
A man is walking from Jerusalem to Jericho when he is attacked by bandits and left for dead by the roadside.
Other late sources narrate the destruction of Jericho and a deportation of the Jews to Babylonia and to Hyrcania (on the Caspian Sea).
When the Israelites, under Joshua, invaded Canaan, the Gibeonites by a crafty ruse escaped the fate of Jericho and Ai and secured protection from the invaders (Joshua ix.).
Trish managed a host of other WWE Superstars, including Kurt Angle, Bubba Ray Dudley, Jeff Hardy, Chris Jericho, Test, Val Venis, and Viscera.
Chris Jericho was sent home in the first week, after failing to impress the judges in his duet with country star Lee Ann Womack.
But you and your Jericho Cross don't take that crap.
You play Jericho Cross, an outlaw looking for a big score on a secret treasure train.
On the night of the deed, Jericho makes his way to the safe and inadvertently unlocks a captured vampire being transported by Darkwatch, an old organization dedicated to defeating supernatural evils.
After blowing open the safe, Jericho unlocks Lazarus, the oldest and most powerful creature of his kind.
Jericho Cross is one bad-ass man, but he's too chiseled to be human…oh that's right, he's a Vampire.
Who knows, you might be able to save Jericho's soul from damnation.
You could certainly have the full WWE experience playing as Chris Jericho or John Cena, but it can be much more rewarding to try your hand at the Smackdown vs. Raw Create a Wrestler mode instead.
You play Jericho, a cowboy in the Old West who's slowly turning into a vampire.
The Jericho Diamond Mine is located in Nanavut, about 250 miles outside of Canada's Northwest Territories.
The Jericho mine is the third diamond mine in Canada and although it is owned by the Tehara Diamond Corporation, many of its construction projects are underwritten by Tiffany & Company.
Diamond production at Jericho is much smaller by comparison than Ekati and Diavik, producing around 400,000 carats per year.
Founded by parents and local business people, Jacksonville, Florida's Jericho School offers specialized, science-based education opportunities for people with autism and additional developmental disorders.
Jericho's curriculum incorporates Verbal and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) to provide students with individualized and comprehensive instruction.
See "The German Excavations at Jericho," Pal.
Owing largely to the folly of his Greek servant, who, without his master's knowledge, threw overboard the drinking-water to lighten the boat, the explorer after circumnavigating the sea reached Jericho in an exhausted condition, and was there attacked by a severe fever.