Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation; and uphold me with thy free spirit. – Psalm 51: 12 (KJV) This request of David comes at the tail end of a major mistake in his
He answered and said, Lo, I see four men loose, walking in the midst of the fire, and they have no hurt; and the form of the fourth is like the Son of God. –
But when Jesus saw her, He called her to Him and said to her, “Woman, you are loosed from your infirmity.” – Luke 13: 12 In the crowd of those at the synagogue who were
“Or Chaldeans, the inhabitants of the country of which Babylon” was the capital. They were so called till the time of the “Captivity (2 Kings 25; Isa. 13:19; 23:13), when, particularly in” “the Book of Daniel (5:30; 9:1), the name began to be used with” special reference to a class of learned men ranked with the magicians and astronomers. These men cultivated the ancient “Cushite language of the original inhabitants of the land, for” “they had a “learning” and a “tongue” (1:4) of their own. The” common language of the country at that time had become “assimilated to the Semitic dialect, especially through the” “influence of the Assyrians, and was the language that was used” “for all civil purposes. The Chaldeans were the learned class,” “interesting themselves in science and religion, which consisted,” “like that of the ancient Arabians and Syrians, in the worship of” the heavenly bodies. There are representations of this priestly “class, of magi and diviners, on the walls of the Assyrian” palaces.
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