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Title: The comprehensive commentary on the Holy Bible : containing the text according to the Authorised version : Scott's marginal references : Matthew Henry's commentary, condensed ... the practical observations of Thomas Scott : with extensive notes, selected from Scott, Doddridge, Gill [et al.]
Year: 1834 (1830s)
Authors: Jenks, William, 1778-1866
Subjects: Bible
Publisher: Brattleboro : Fessenden
Contributing Library: Princeton Theological Seminary Library
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omp. cutEzra 2 69.] was wont to be put on the head of a horse led in state;and this we are assured, was a custom in Persia, as it is with the Ethi-opians to this day. Gill, so Aben Ezra, &c. Tlie Heb. kt/ir, signi-fies any ornament about the head or neck, and the head of a horse ismeant. Patrick. A cut is given of a drawing by Morier, from thecontemporary ruins at Persepolis, of a royal personage on horseback,which may illustnile the text. Ed. Apparel.] The Medish dresses (of silk we are led to conclude) form-ed a peculiar description of clothing, distinguished above all other ar-ticles of dress with which the Greeks were acquainted, by tlie beauty,the variety, and as it were the play and splendor of their colors.(Xenoph.) Their use was confined to the great. A Medish robe andcimeter, a chain of gold, and a richly caparisoned horse, were the cus-tomary marks of distinction bestowed on their favorites by the kings of Persia; just as at present is the caftan, which also is always of

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silk. Xenoph. Comp. the accurate description of the Persian Khiiat [583] B. C. 451. ESTHER, VII. Haman is accused by Esther. Zeresh his wife, audall his friends, everything that had befallenhim. Then said hiswise men, and Zereshais wife, unto him, IfMordecai be of the seedof the Jews, beforewhom thou hast begunto fall, thou shalt notprevail against him, but shalt surely fallbefore him. 14 And while theyicere yet talking withhim, came the kingschamberlains, and ^hasted to bring Hamanvnito the banquet thatEsther had prepared. CHAP. VII. Esther, at the banquet, polltlons thokmg for lier own life, and the lives ofher people, and accuses Hainan astheir enemy, 1—6. The king, inwiRth and jealousy, condemns Ha-man, who is hanged on the gallowsprepared for Mordecai, 7—10. SO the king and Ha-man came to * ban-quet with Esther thequeen. 2 And »the king saidagain unto Esther onthe second day at thebanquet of wine. Whatis thy petition, queenEsther. and it shall begranted thee: and whatIS thy


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bookid:comprehensivecom02jenk bookyear:1834 bookdecade:1830 bookcentury:1800 bookauthor:Jenks__William__1778_1866 booksubject:Bible bookpublisher:Brattleboro___Fessenden bookcontributor:Princeton_Theological_Seminary_Library booksponsor:Internet_Archive bookleafnumber:606 bookcollection:Princeton bookcollection:americana

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