As the ancients frequently used horns to hold liquors, vessels containing oil, and perfumes, are often no called, ... The principal defence and strength of many beasts are in their horns ; and hence the horn is often a symbol of strength and power. ... to which the rabbins give two daughters, Eden, or Paradise, and Hades, or Hell ; the first of which invites the good, the ... proceeds, in the fifteenth verse, to state and illustrate the insatiable cupidity with which they prosecuted their schemes ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||Calmet's Dictionary of the Holy Bible, as Published by the Late Mr. Charles Taylor, with the Fragments Incorporated. The Whole Condensed and Arranged in Alphabetical Order. Illustrated with Maps, and Engravings on Wood|