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Lap Shaking

Text: Nehemiah 5:13.
 
"Also I shook my lap,
and said, 'So God shake
out every man from
his house, and from
his labor, that
performeth not this
promise, even thus
be shaken out, and emptied.'"

In the ancient world, the lap was not the topside of the upper legs in a sitting position but rather a type of large[...]

Posted 04/0/2014

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