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Usage examples for Jabesh

  1. 8 That the achievement of Jabesh cannot have been wanting in the older account follows from the express reference to it at the death of Saul ” – The History of Antiquity, Vol. II (of VI) by Max Duncker
  2. The elders of Jabesh said to him Let us have seven days in which to send messengers through all the land of Israel ” – The Children's Bible by Henry A. Sherman Charles Foster Kent
  3. The story of Jabesh gilead is a touching one – My Three Days in Gilead by Elmer Ulysses Hoenshal
  4. Jabesh Gilead could not have been very far off across the Jordan for its valiant men arose and went all night and took the body of Saul and the bodies of his sons from the walls of Bethshan and came to Jabesh and burnt them there – Byeways in Palestine by James Finn
  5. In obedience to this command they brought 400 maidens back from Jabesh and these were given to the Benjamites ” – The History of Antiquity, Vol. II (of VI) by Max Duncker
  6. When the inhabitants of Jabesh in Gilead heard what the Philistines had done to Saul their brave men rose up and marched all night and they took the bodies of Saul and his sons from the wall of Bethshan and brought them to Jabesh and mourned over them there – The Children's Bible by Henry A. Sherman Charles Foster Kent
  7. Therefore the men of Jabesh said to the Ammonites To morrow we will come out to you and you shall do to us whatever you please – The Children's Bible by Henry A. Sherman Charles Foster Kent
  8. He returns home to till his field when the messengers from Jabesh were sent not to the king of Israel but to the people of Israel to ask for help – The History of Antiquity, Vol. II (of VI) by Max Duncker
  9. But here it was Zechariah was dead and Shallum yes Shallum the son of Jabesh the one mentioned to Hosea as the probable successor had been proclaimed king – Stories of the Prophets (Before the Exile) by Isaac Landman
  10. Then they told him what the men of Jabesh had said – The Children's Bible by Henry A. Sherman Charles Foster Kent
  11. Then they took their bones and buried them under the oak tree in Jabesh and ate no food for seven days ” – The Children's Bible by Henry A. Sherman Charles Foster Kent
  12. “ A little farther on is Jabesh gilead ” – My Three Days in Gilead by Elmer Ulysses Hoenshal
  13. The elders of Jabesh asked a respite of seven days in which to get help which request was granted – My Three Days in Gilead by Elmer Ulysses Hoenshal
  14. As this flesh is cut into small pieces so will the flesh of the men of your village be chopped up if you do not come at once armed for battle to help our brothers in Jabesh in Gilead east of the Jordan which is besieged by the Ammonites – Hebrew Life and Times by Harold B. Hunting
  15. The second part extending through the remainder of the first book opens with an account of the abuses which led the people to desire a king and then gives an account of the selection anointing and inauguration of Saul as king of Israel with a notice of his exploit in delivering the people of Jabesh gilead from the Ammonites – Companion to the Bible by E. P. Barrows
  16. But Nahash the king of the Ammonites as we are told would only accept their submission on condition that every man in Jabesh put out his right eye – The History of Antiquity, Vol. II (of VI) by Max Duncker