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  • But to make "assurance doubly sure," he took care that the pledge given by the deputies in Tob should be ratified in a general assembly of the people at Mizpeh; and the language of the historian, "Jephthah uttered all his words before the Lord," seems to imply that his inauguration with the character and extraordinary office of judge was solemnized by prayer for the divine blessing, or some religious ceremonial.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • "Tob," I said, "whether I step into power again, or whether I go to the block to-morrow, is another matter which the Gods alone know, but hear me tell you now, that if a chance is given me of showing my gratitude, I shall not forget the way you have served me in this voyage, and the way you have fought this day."

    The Lost Continent

  • (2 Samuel 10: 6,8) as Ishtob, i.e. man of Tob, meaning, according to a common Hebrew idiom, the men of Tob.

    Smith's Bible Dictionary

  • Besides the Dhourra, another substitute for currency is the Dammour (ﺭﻮﻣﺩ), a coarse cotton cloth, which is fabricated in the neighbourhood of Sennaar, and principally used by the people of this country for their shirts: one piece of Dammour is exactly sufficient to make one shirt for a full grown man; this is called Tob, or Thob Dammour (ﺭﻮﻣﺩ

    Travels in Nubia

  • "Tob," I said, "I am a poor, weak, defenceless man, and I am quite at your mercy, but what if I do not voyage all the way to the Tin

    The Lost Continent

  • "Tob") in Egypt, and extends into the heart of Moslem Africa: I can compare it with nothing but a long nightgown dyed a dirty yellow by safflower and about as picturesque as a carter's smock-frock.

    Arabian nights. English

  • State prosecutor Pong Chan Soyutheara said Tob Chan Sereivuth, a former prosecutor in Pursat province, was convicted Thursday of extortion and accepting bribes to release timber smugglers.

    Cambodia Anticorruption Law Sees First Conviction

  • The front page at his website promotes Von Brunn's "culmination of his life's work" titled Tob Shebbe Goyim Harog!

    Jesus's Jihadis Terrorism Watch Part II: Shooting at the Holocaust Memorial Museum

  • Another influential disciple was Tob-den La-ma (rtogs ldan bla ma), a stridently Ge-luk lama very active in disseminating Pa-bong-ka's teachings in Kham.

    The Shugden Affair: Origins of a Controversy (Part I)

  • Under one of Pa-bong-ka's disciples, Tob-den Rin-bo-che, several Nying-ma monasteries were forcefully transformed into Ge-luk establishments and statues of Guru Rin-bo-che are said to have been destroyed.

    The Shuk-den Affair: Origins of a Controversy (Part II)

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