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FACSIMILE FROM THE BOOK OF ABRAHAM

NO 1.

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Explanation of the above cut.

1 - The Angel of the Lord.

2 - Abraham, fastened upon an Altar.

3 - The Idolatrous Priest of Elkenah attempting to offer up Abraham as a sacrifice.

4 - The Altar for sacrifice, by the Idolatrous Priests, standing before the Gods of Elkenah, Libnah, Mahmachrah, Korash, and Pharaoh.

5 - The Idolatrous God of Elkenah.

6 - The Idolatrous God of Libnah.

7 - The Idolatrous God of Mahmachrah.

8 - The Idolatrous God of Korash.

9 - The Idolatrous God of Pharaoh.

10 - Abraham in Egypt.

11 - Designed to represent the pillars of Heaven, as understood by the Egyptians.

12 - Raukeeyang, signifying expanse, or the firmament, over our heads; but in this case, in relation to this subject, the Egyptians meant it to signify Shamau, to be high, or the heavens: answering to the Hebrew word, Shaumahyeem.







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