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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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The Principles of Mechanics ...: To which is Now Added, an Appendix ...

William Emerson - 1825 - 318 pages
...Christ, we find in 2 Chron. xv. that 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. Corn-mills were early invented ; for we read in Deuteronomy, that it was not lawful for any man to...
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Illustrations of the holy Scriptures, Volume 3

George Paxton - 1825 - 552 pages
...attacks of an invading force : " 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."2 Some of these inventions, however, had been in use long before ; for in the reign of David,...
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The Old Testament: Arranged in Historical & Chronological Order, (on the ...

George Townsend - 1826 - 1056 pages
...and f 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 t spread far abroad ; for he was marvellously helped, till he tHeb. ««« was strong....
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A Harmony of the Kings and Prophets: Or, An Arrangement of the History ...

Stephen Merrill - 1832 - 472 pages
...bows, 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. HOSEA, vn. BC...
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Encyclopædia Americana, ed. by F. Lieber assisted by E. Wigglesworth (and T ...

Encyclopaedia Americana - 1833 - 548 pages
...this powerful machine is uncertain. We are informed, in the Second Book of Chronicles, that Uzziah, who began his reign 809 years before the Christian...of it till the time of Pericles the Athenian (409 В. С.). To oppose this powerful engine of attack, further means of defence became necessary ; and...
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A view of the rise and fall of the kingdoms of Judah and Israel

William Stevens (biographer.) - 1833 - 786 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 withal.* And his name spread far abroad; for he was marvellously helped till he was strong, f Thus far all wont...
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Mechanics' Magazine and Register of Inventions and Improvements, Volume 1

1833 - 428 pages
...Christ, we find in 2 Chron. xv. that 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. Corn-mills were early invented ; for we read in Deuteronomy, that it was not lawful for any man to...
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The Monthly Repository and Library of Entertaining Knowledge, Volume 4

1834 - 440 pages
...we find ia 2 Chron. xv., that 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. Corn mills were early invented; for we read in Deuteronomy, that it was not lawful for any man to take...
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Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 13

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth - 1835 - 546 pages
...We are informed, in the Second Book of Chronicles, that Uzziab, who began his reign 809 years hefore the Christian era, " made in Jerusalem engines, invented...shoot arrows and great stones withal." It is therefore prolwble that the ram was at least known in those days, although we have no distinct mention of it...
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The Principles of Mechanics: Explaining and Demonstrating the General Laws ...

William Emerson - 1836 - 500 pages
...Christ, we find in 2 Chron. xv. that 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. Corn-mills were early invented ; for we read in Deuteronomy, that il was not lawful for any man to...
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