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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
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An Old Testament commentary for English readers, by various ..., Volume 3

Charles John Ellicott (bp. of Gloucester) - 1883 - 556 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 5 spread far abroad ; for he was marvellously helped, till he was strong. <w> But when...
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An Old Testament Commentary for English Readers: Kings, Chronicles, Ezra ...

Charles John Ellicott - 1883 - 556 pages
...and 4 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 6 spread far abroad; for he was marvellously helped, till he was strong. (16> But when...
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Biblical lights and side-lights: illustrations with cross-references, for ...

Charles Eugene Little - 1884 - 648 pages
...ch. 8. 1914. in Prosperity. Uiziah 15 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. " But when he...
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The Variorum Teacher's Edition of the Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New ...

William Sanday, Thomas Kelly Cheyne, Samuel Rolles Driver, Robert Lowes Clarke, Alfred Goodwin - 1886 - 1338 pages
...10 1 slings to eoft stones10. 15 And he made in Jerusalem engines, invented by cunning men, to be on s stead. 9 S f Jehoiacbin nu eight yean old when he began to reign, And his name t spread far abroad ; for he woe marvellously helped, till ho was strong. 16 • But "when...
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Jerusalem, the Holy City: Its History and Hope

Mrs. Oliphant (Margaret) - 1891 - 640 pages
...no water for the besiegers. Perhaps some of the uncouth machines " invented by cunning men to be on the towers, and upon the bulwarks, to shoot arrows and great stones withal," might still remain in their old places — means of desperate defence such as that made in later times...
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The Books of Chronicles: With Maps, Notes, and Introduction

William Emery Barnes - 1899 - 370 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. 16 But when he...
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Archaeologia Aeliana, Or, Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquity, Volume 24

1903 - 384 pages
...Bible, 2 Chronicles, xxvi. 15, that Uzziah 'made engines at Jerusalem, invented by cunning men, to be on the towers and upon the bulwarks, to shoot arrows and great stones withal.' 7 All medieval experience goes to show that even the trebuchet, hereinafter described, was used on...
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Proceedings of the Western Gas Association, Volumes 26-28

Western Gas Association - 1906 - 718 pages
...(speaking of King Uzziah) says: "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." The word cunning in the time of King James I. had a more respectable meaning than it has at the present...
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Proceedings of the Western Gas Association ...: Annual Meeting ..., Issues 26-28

Western Gas Association - 1906 - 702 pages
...(speaking of King Uzziah) says: "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." The word cunning in the time of King James I. had a more respectable meaning than it has at the present...
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The Gun and Its Development

William Wellington Greener - 1907 - 830 pages
...once. The first mention of such machines is in 2 Chronicles (xxvi. 15), where it is stated that Uzziah "made in Jerusalem engines, invented by cunning men,...upon the bulwarks, to shoot arrows and great stones." Josephus states that the Jews shot the corpses of men and horses from these machines — a common practice...
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