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Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary


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In the countries of the Levant the people never read silently, but go on in a kind of singing voice, aloud. The eunuch was probably thus reading when Philip overheard him, and finding that he was reading the Scriptures, said, "Understandest thou what thou readest?"

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Watson, Richard. Entry for 'Reading'. Richard Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary. 1831-2.

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