Abraham Benisch - Sample Verses

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Exodus, ch. III

13 And Moses said to God, Behold, when I come to the children of Israel, and shall say to them, The God of your fathers hath sent me to you: and they shall say to me, What is his name? what shall I say to them?
14 And God said unto Moses, I AM THAT I AM: And he said Thus shalt thou say to the children of Israel, I AM hath sent me to you.
15 And God said moreover to Moses. Thus shalt thou say to the children of Israel, The Eternal, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, hath sent me to you: this is my name for ever, and this is my memorial to all generations.

Deuteronomy ch. XXXXIII

26 There is none like unto the God of Jeshurun, who rideth upon the heaven in thy help and in his excellency on the sky.
27 The God of ancient times is thy refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms: and he shall drive away the enemy from before thee; and said, Destroy!
28 Israel dwelled in safety: the fountain of Jacob is solitary upon a land of corn and wine; also his heavens shall drop down dew.
29 Happy art thou, O Israel who is like unto thee, O people saved by the Eternal, the shield of thy help, and who is the sword of thy excellency! and thine enemies shall be found liars to thee; and thou shalt tread upon their high places.

Psalm 90 צ

1-6 A Prayer of Moses, the man of God. O Lord, thou hast been a refuge unto us from generation to generation.
Before the mountains were brought forth, ere thou hadst formed the Universe, from eternity unto eternity , thou art God.
Thou reducest man unto contrition, and sayest: Return, ye children of man.
For thousand years in thy sight are but as yesterday, when it is passed, and as a watch in the night.
Thou carriest them away, whilst they are asleep, in the morning they are like grass which sprouteth. In the morning in bloometh and groweth; in the evening it is cut down and withered.


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