By T. J. Fitikides

ISBN-10: 0582344581

ISBN-13: 9780582344587

Universal error in English takes greater than 550 examples of usual mistakes (for instance, phrases which are usually harassed, misused, or used with the inaccurate preposition) and gives an accurate model and rationalization that might support scholars keep away from making an identical blunders themselves. a useful e-book for college students who're prepared to 'get it correct' at any time when. * deals right models and motives for greater than 550 average error * thoroughly up-to-date to mirror sleek English utilization.

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1:19) probably means to bring the matter before the local Sanhedrin, the usual course. The Roman civil law looked upon adultery as “the violation of another man’s bed,” and thus the husband’s incontinence could not constitute the offense. The punishment was left to the husband and parents of the adulteress, who under the old law suffered death. The most usual punishment of the man was mutilation, castration, and cutting off the nose and ears. Other punishments were banishment, heavy fines, burning at the stake, and drowning.

Ps. 119 has as many stanzas or strophes as there are letters in the Hebrew alphabet. Each strophe has eight lines, each beginning with the same letter, the first eight lines beginning with Aleph, the next with Beth, and so on. In Bibles the divisions of Ps. 119 are sometimes indicated by the placement of the Heb. character and its name immediately above the successive sections of the psalm. Thus “‫ א‬Aleph” appears before vv. 1–8, “‫ ב‬Beth” before vv. 9–16, and “‫ ג‬Gimmel” before vv. 17–24, the process continuing through the last letter, ‫( ת‬Tav), which marks the close of the psalm, vv.

ADUL´LAM (a-dūlʹlam). A town SW of Jerusalem about midway to Lachish and 4½ miles NE of Beit Jibrin; now identified as Tell esh-Sheikh Madhkur. It first appears as the resident city of a Canaanite king (Josh. 12:15; 15:35) but is most famous for its cave in which David hid as a fugitive from Saul (1 Sam. 22:1; 2 Chron. 11:7). ADUL´LAMITE (a-dulʹla-mīt). An inhabitant (Gen. 38:1, 12, 20) of Adullam (which see). ADULTERY. In Jewish thought adultery was seen as the willful violation of the marriage contract by either of the parties through sexual intercourse with a third party.

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