land flowing with milk and honey

land flowing with milk and honey

promised by God to afflicted Israelites. [O.T.: Exodus 3:8; 13:5]
See: Luxury
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Which Biblical book mentions 'A land flowing with milk and honey"?
They create a honeycomb effect, inspired by the biblical verse about the promised land flowing with milk and honey.
A land flowing with milk and honey. A paradise for so many Yet, I feel, I must spring to some defence of our robust natives.
says, abraham had no vision of land flowing with milk and honey, yet he
IN EXODUS AND DEUTERONOMY GOD PROMISED TO deliver the Hebrews from poverty and slavery, leading them into "a land flowing with milk and honey," a land in which there would be no poor in their midst.
I have come down to deliver them ...to bring them up out of that hind to a good and broad land, a land flowing with milk and honey.
"A Land Flowing with Milk and Honey": Visions of Israel from Biblical to Modern Times, edited by Leonard J.
The book "A Land Flowing with Milk and Honey": Visions of Israel from Biblical to Modern Times is a varied collection of papers on the vision and image of the Land of Israel.
These gifts are offered in gratitude for God's faithfulness in delivering the people out of slavery and for God's generosity in giving them a bountiful land flowing with milk and honey. The gifts are given in gladness, with the Levites and aliens of the land demonstrating the need to show compassion to strangers, as God showed compassion to the Israelites when they were strangers in a foreign land.
The covenant between God and Israel promised Israel a " land flowing with milk and honey " in return for homage and reverence.
Moses helped the Hebrews imagine a free land flowing with milk and honey, a place where there would be no slaves or poor.
It is the dream of a land flowing with milk and honey that sustained a generation of Hebrews in the desert, the siren that guided Ulysses back from the Trojan War, and the central obsession of every protagonist in a Jane Austen novel.
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