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  1. It reveals the unique and separate importance of the Pentateuch; it suggests that the historical books from Joshua to Kings are to be regarded not only as histories, but rather as the illustration of prophetic principles; it raises a high probability that Ruth ought not to be taken with Judges, nor Lamentations with Jeremiah, nor Daniel with the prophets. – Introduction to the Old Testament by John Edgar McFadyen
  2. He showed me the photo of the enquiring Zulu who made him doubt the literal truth of the early books of the Bible, and presented me with the people's edition of his work on the Pentateuch. – An Autobiography by Catherine Helen Spence
  3. Few events in the history of mankind are more interesting than the visit which the author of the Pentateuch thus places before us in less than a dozen words. – Ancient Egypt by George Rawlinson Other: Arthur Gilman
  4. Of the three divisions, the Law or Pentateuch was most highly venerated by the Jews. – The Canon of the Bible by Samuel Davidson
  5. A critical study of the Pentateuch is just now agitating the learned classes in Germany. – The Woman's Bible Part I. Comments on Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy. Part II. Comments on the Old and New Testaments from Joshua to Revelation. by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  6. Large portions of the Pentateuch will cease to be consigned to a post- exile time, and the gospels of Matthew and Luke will again be counted the chief sources of Mark's. – The Canon of the Bible by Samuel Davidson
  7. Some half dozen members of the Revising Committee began with me to write " Comments on the Pentateuch." – Eighty Years And More; Reminiscences 1815-1897 by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  8. He has also written Jesus as a Jewish Reformer, The Egyptian Religion and Positivism, and Is the Pentateuch by Moses? – A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
  9. In 1850 several Hebrew rolls of parts of the Pentateuch, in the square character, with vowel- points, were obtained from the above city. – China and the Chinese by Herbert Allen Giles
  10. It is otherwise with the Pentateuch, the Gospel and the other divine books: the prophets received them under the form of ideas. – The Faith of Islam by Edward Sell
  11. He was finally, after nine months' instruction, baptized in 1701. Christfels was the author, before his baptism, of a book in Hebrew, entitled " Rephuah Hanephesh," " Soul- Medicine," and after he became a Christian, the Pentateuch with the Targum's and Rashi's commentaries were printed under his supervision. – Some Jewish Witnesses For Christ by Rev. A. Bernstein, B.D.
  12. In 1862 the excitement was renewed by the publication of Colenso's book on the Pentateuch. – The Age of Tennyson by Hugh Walker
  13. Many ingenious men are of opinion, with the great Newton and the learned Leclerc that the Pentateuch was written by Samuel when the Jews had a little knowledge of reading and writing, and that all these histories are imitations of Syrian fables. – A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 5 (of 10) From "The Works of Voltaire - A Contemporary Version" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire) Commentator: John Morley Tobias Smollett H.G. Leigh
  14. We hope to satisfy our readers that they are not contained in the Pentateuch; that they cannot be proved from the Pentateuch; nay, that they are contrary to the evidence which the Pentateuch affords. – The Irish Ecclesiastical Record, Volume 1, August 1865 by Society of Clergymen
  15. The modern " critical" views in regard to the Pentateuch are in violent contradiction to the teaching and belief of the Jewish Church in the time of our Lord, and this teaching and belief has been accepted by Christ and His Apostles, and inherited by the Christian Church. – Patriarchal Palestine by Archibald Henry Sayce
  16. These Homer gathered and from them formed a Pentateuch in which dread was replaced by the ideal. – Historia Amoris: A History of Love, Ancient and Modern by Edgar Saltus
  17. After the Pentateuch, Joshua, Judges, Ruth, Kings first and second, Samuel, Chronicles, come Ezra first and second, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Canticles, Isaiah, Jeremiah with Lamentations and the epistle, Daniel, Ezekiel, Job, Esther. – The Canon of the Bible by Samuel Davidson
  18. 15- 19, 104 The Angel of the Lord in the Pentateuch and Book of Joshua, 115 Gen. – Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1 by Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg
  19. Thank the fates, I no longer live in the Pentateuch, but at the latter end of the nineteenth century. – The Emancipated by George Gissing
  20. This appears from a comparison of the fundamental passage of the Pentateuch, as well as of the parallel passages in Jeremiah. – Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions. Vol. 2 by Ernst Hengstenberg
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