Sermons on Bible Subjects, Vol. 3 of 3 (Classic Reprint)

Sermons on Bible Subjects Vol of Classic Reprint Excerpt from Sermons on Bible Subjects Vol of Genesis xxxu And he said Thy name shall be called no Jacob but Israel for as a prince hast thou power with God and with men and hast prevail

  • Title: Sermons on Bible Subjects, Vol. 3 of 3 (Classic Reprint)
  • Author: Frederick William Robertson
  • ISBN: 9781330864838
  • Page: 424
  • Format: Paperback
  • Excerpt from Sermons on Bible Subjects, Vol 3 of 3Genesis xxxu 28, 29 And he said, Thy name shall be called no Jacob, but Israel for as a prince hast thou power with God and with men, and hast prevailed And Jacob asked him, and said, Tell me, I pray thee, thy name And he said, Wherefore is it that thou dost ask after my name And he blessed him there.The complexExcerpt from Sermons on Bible Subjects, Vol 3 of 3Genesis xxxu 28, 29 And he said, Thy name shall be called no Jacob, but Israel for as a prince hast thou power with God and with men, and hast prevailed And Jacob asked him, and said, Tell me, I pray thee, thy name And he said, Wherefore is it that thou dost ask after my name And he blessed him there.The complexion of this story is peculiarly Jewish It contains three points which are especially interesting to every Jew in a national point of view It explained to him why he was called Israelite It traces the origin Of his own name, Israelite, to a distant ancestor, who had signally exhibited religious strength, and been, in the language Of those times, a wrestler with God, from whence he had Obtained the name Israel It casts much deep and curious interest round an otherwise insignificant Village, Peniel, where his transaction had taken place, and which derived its name from it, Peniel, the face of God And, besides, it explained the origin of a singular custom, which might seem a superstitious one, Of not suffering a particular muscle to be eaten, and regarding it with a kind Of religious awe, as the part in which Jacob was said by tradition to have been injured, by the earnest tension of his frame during this struggle SO far all is Jewish, narrow, merely of local Interest.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at forgottenbooksThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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