Chapters of Bible Study

A Popular Introduction to the Study of the Sacred Scriptures

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Published: 1895
Language: English
Wordcount: 46,642 / 143 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 64.2
LoC Category: BS
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Added to site: 2011.10.10
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Genre: Religion

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the end, occurs in chapter xxvii. 40. He knew that there were ten verses in the Scriptures beginning and ending with the letter [Hebrew: nun] (nun) (as in Lev. xiii. 9); two in which every word ends with the letter [Hebrew: final mem] (mem). The letter [Hebrew: ayin] (ayin), in Ps. lxxx. 14, is the exact middle of the Psalter. The letter [Hebrew: aleph] (aleph) occurs 42,377 times, [Hebrew: beth] (beth) 38,218 times, [Hebrew: ghimel] (ghimel) 29,537 times, and so of every letter in the alphabet. These, and a thousand other peculiarities which made the corruption of the Hebrew text an almost absolute impossibility, were in later ages collected into a glossary called the Masorah, which forms a sort of separate commentary to the Bible. If you open the Hebrew volume of the Old Testament, just as it is printed to-day, you will find many of these warnings inserted in the very text. Thus at the end of the Book of Chronicles we have this sentence: "The printer is

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