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" And he made in Jerusalem engines, invented by cunning men, to be on the towers and upon the bulwarks, to shoot arrows and great stones withal. "
Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature ... - Page 465
edited by - 1833
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Assyria: Her Manners and Customs, Arts and Arms: Restored from Her Monuments

Philip Henry Gosse - 1852 - 690 pages
...Uzziah, who at least adopted them. And he made in Jerusalem engines, invented by cunning men, tn be on the towers and upon the bulwarks, to shoot arrows and great stones withal. And his name spread far abroad ; for he was marvellously helped, till he was strong. 2 Chron. xxvi....
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The domestic commentary on the Old (New) Testament, by a clergyman of the ...

Robert Shittler - 1853 - 588 pages
...and "'slings to cast stones. 15 And he made in Jerusalem engines, invented by cunning men, to be on the towers and upon the bulwarks, to shoot arrows and great stones withal. And his name "spread far abroad ; for he was marvellously helped, till he was strong. 16 If But when...
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The book of Bible history. Gradation 1-3, Volume 3

Charles Baker - 1855 - 234 pages
...bows, and slings to cast stones. And he made in Jerusalem engines invented by cunning men, to be on the towers and upon the bulwarks to shoot arrows and great stones. And his name spread far abroad ; for he was marvellously helped till he was strong. Lachish — a noted...
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Sacred Annals; Or, Researches Into the History and Religion of Mankind: The ...

George Smith - 1856 - 626 pages
...of cities. The sacred writer says, " He made in Jerusalem engines, invented by cunning men, to be on the towers and upon the bulwarks, to shoot arrows and great stones withal." 3 Chron. xxvi, 15. Without debating the accuracy of the various opinions which have been formed of...
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The Scripture expositor; or, District visitor's Scripture assistant, Volume 8

Charles Holland - 1856 - 296 pages
...prepared for them shields and spears and other arms, and made engines, invented by cunning men, to be on towers and upon the bulwarks to shoot arrows and great stones withal : and his name spread far abroad, for he was marvellously helped till he was strong." And yet, for...
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The Journal of the United Service Institution, Volume 2

1859
...800 BC, when Uzziah made use of engines invented by cunning men for purposes of defence, placing them upon the towers and upon the bulwarks, to shoot arrows and great stones withal. Amongst other cities, this king took and brake down the wall of Ashdod, in the land of the Philistines,...
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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: And with the Former ...

1860 - 1346 pages
...bows, and slings to cast stones. 15 And he made in Jerusalem engines, invented by cunning men, to be on tow And his name spread far abroad ; for he was marvellously helped, till he was strong. 16 '| But when...
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Elementary Lectures on Artillery ...

Charles Henry Owen, T. L. Dames - 1861 - 366 pages
...we find in 2 Chron. xxvi. 15 : Uzziah " made in Jerusalem engines, invented by cunning men, to be on the towers and upon the bulwarks, to shoot arrows and great stones withal." In addition to the machines just named a great many others were used in the llth, 12th, and 13th Centuries,...
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The holy Scriptures of the Old Covenant, a revised tr ..., Volume 2; Volume 112

1861 - 600 pages
...bows, and slings to cast stones. And he made in Jerusalem engines, invented by 15 skilful men, to be on the towers and upon the bulwarks, to shoot arrows and great stones. And his name spread far abroad; for he was marvellously helped, till he became 16 mighty. But when...
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Scripture manners and customs, Issue 144

Mary Fawler Maude - 1862 - 610 pages
...walls with great violence : — " (Uzziah) made in Jerusalem engines, invented by cunning men, to be on the towers and upon the bulwarks, to shoot arrows and great stones withal " (2 Chron. xxvi. 15). The women, children, and cattle were led away by the conquerors : and that it...
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