This part of the text includes the books Semiphoras and Schemhamforas (also spelled Schemhamphoras), and Sepher Shimmush Tehillim or Use of the Psalms. This latter text was translated from the Hebrew into German by Gottfried Selig (1722-1795), publisher of the German (Leipzig) periodical Jude, about Jewish customs and practices.
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Semiphoras and Schemhamphoras
Sepher Shimmush Tehillim, or the magical uses of the Psalms
Astrological influences upon man, and magical cures of the old Hebrews.
2. (Back side)
Which will certainly bring to light the Treasures of Earth, if buried in the Treasure-Earth.
From the Arcan Bible of Moses.
P. Hoffman, Jesuit.
Composed ad Proxim.
L. MISCHINSKY, at RAOL, MDCCXLVI.
1. (Front side) Fig. 29.
dedicated and consecrated
HIGH DOMSTIFT ()
J. E. S. U. S.
The Father God the Son God the Holy Spirit.
YES CHAYA HETH RACHMYEL AYSCHER.
The Innocent, holy blood of Jesus Christ, the Son of God, cleanses us from all sin and give you spirits of eternal rest and peace through Jesum Christum the Son of God. AWEL............YIHEYE.
Therefore, may the spirits of Jesus Christ redeem you from all pain and suffering, and give us the treasures that are here, through the shed blood of I. N. R. I. Eel Elyon Jesus Christi Eheyoha. Amen.1
1. This plate is also found in K3 opposite p. 288.
Optimo Successu Remissum.
Seu septuaginta duo Divina Nomina in lingua Hebraica, denotant semper Nomen dei sive legantur a principio fine vel a dextris aut sinistris:2 suntque ingentis virtutis.
2. K3 op. p. 330. S, EE: sonistris.
SEMIPHORAS and SCHEMHAMPHORAS
OF KING SOLOMON.3
WESEL, DUISBURG AND FRANKFURT:
Printed and Published by Andrew Luppius, Licensed Bookseller in the above Cities. 1686.4
3. S: Salomonis Regis. Scheible adds the following footnote: "Mit Abbildung Fig. 29, 30" (With illustration Fig. 29, 30).
4. See J. von Görres (Christliche Mystik IV. 2, p. 68-73) for a discussion on the Schemhamphoras. -JS An Humble Prayer for the Attainment of Wisdom and Under-standing.
"For the Lord giveth wisdom, out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding." —Proverbs 2:6.
"If any of you lack wisdom let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not." —Epistle of James 1:5.
Oh, God my Father and Lord of all goodness, who didst create all things by Thy word, and who didst prepare man in thy wisdom to rule over all creatures that were made by Thee, that he should rule over the world with holiness and righteousness, and judge with an upright heart. Give unto me that wisdom that is constantly around Thy throne, and cast me not out from among Thy children. For I am Thy servant, and the son of Thy hand-maiden, a weak creature of a short existence, and too weak in understanding, in right, and in the law. Send it down from Thy high heaven and from the throne of Thy glory that it may abide with me and labor with me, that I may know and do the things that are pleasing unto Thee. For Thy wisdom knoweth and understandeth all things, and let it lead me in my works and protect me in its glory, and my labors will be acceptable unto Thee. When I was yet in my youth I sought wisdom without fear in my prayer. I prayed for it in the temple, and will seek it to my end. My heart rejoiceth over it as...