Christian Iconography, Or, The History of Christian Art in the Middle Ages
Henry G. Bohn, 1851
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Page 136 - His head and His hairs were white like wool, as white as snow ; and His eyes were as a flame of fire ; And His feet like unto fine brass, as if they burned in a furnace ; and His voice as the sound of many waters. And He had in His right hand seven stars : and out of His mouth went a sharp two-edged sword : and His countenance was as the sun shineth in His strength.
Page 265 - Who His own self bare our sins in His own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness : by Whose stripes ye were healed.
Page 264 - He is despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief: and we hid as it were our faces from him; he was despised, and we esteemed him not. Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted. But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed.
Page 443 - WHEN the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place : and suddenly there came a sound from heaven, as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting. And there appeared unto them cloven tongues, like as of fire, and it sat upon each of them : and they were all filled with the HOLY GHOST ; and began to speak with other tongues, as the SPIRIT gave them utterance.
Page 474 - And there shall come forth a rod out of the stem of Jesse, and a Branch shall grow out of his roots: and the spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the LORD...
Page 203 - I am the LORD, and there is none else, There is no God beside me: I girded thee, though thou hast not known me: That they may know from the rising of the sun, And from the west, that there is none beside me. I am the LORD, and there is none else. I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the LORD do all these things.
Page 189 - O that they were wise, that they understood this, that they would consider their latter end!
Page 308 - His eyes were as a flame of fire, and on his head were many crowns; and he had a name written, that no man knew, but he himself. And he was clothed with a vesture dipped in blood: and his name is called The Word of God. And the armies which were in heaven followed him upon white horses, clothed in fine linen, white and clean.
Page 433 - But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man to profit withal For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom; to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit; To another faith by the same Spirit...
Page 114 - Who layeth the beams of his chambers in the waters : who maketh the clouds his chariot: who walketh upon the wings of the wind...