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" It is the glory of God to conceal a thing : but the honour of kings is to search out a matter. "
A Hebrew and English Lexicon of the Old Testament: With an Appendix ... - Page 459
by Wilhelm Gesenius, Francis Brown, Samuel Rolles Driver, Charles Augustus Briggs - 1906 - 1127 pages
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Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer: Canterbury tales.- v. 3. Troylus and ...

Geoffrey Chaucer, Walter William Skeat - Poetry - 1885
...rooche, which is corrected by Mr. Wright. 1 Perhaps an allusion to Frov. xxv. z. ' It is the glory of God to conceal a thing ; but the honour of kings is to search out a matter.' 2 This is a difficult line to scan. It consists of eleven syllables, as many others do, but...
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The pursuit of holiness, a sequel to 'Thoughts on personal religion'.

Goulburn Edward Meyrick - 1885
...ingenuity to the solution of them, according to that word of King Solomon's : " It is the glory of God to conceal a thing : but the honour of kings is to search out a matter." But observe how, immediately upon a discovery being made, it loses its interest, and the vivid...
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The People's Bible: Discourses Upon Holy Scripture, Volume 12

Joseph Parker - Bible - 1891
...accessible to the use of the moralist, whether philosopher or practical teacher. " It is the glory of God to conceal a thing : but the honour of kings is to search out a matter " (ver. 2). Concealment is not a fantastic art, practised merely for the purpose of puzzling...
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The Holy Bible Containing the Old & New Testaments...: Job to Song of Solomon

1898
...also proverbs of Solomon, which the men of Hezekiah king of Judah copied out. IT IS the glory of God to conceal a thing: but the honour of kings is to search out a matter. The heaven for height, and the earth for depth, and the heart of kings is unsearchable. Take...
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The Proverbs, Volume 19

Thomas Thomason Perowne - Bible - 1899 - 196 pages
...also proverbs of Solomon, which the men of Hezekiah king of Judah copied out. 2 It is the glory of God to conceal a thing : But the honour of kings is to search out a matter. 3 The heaven for height, and the earth for depth, And the heart of kings is unsearchable. 4...
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Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science, Volume 79

Sir William Crookes - Chemistry - 1899
...before by the better-known words of another monarch, who wrote the proverb: " It is the glory of God to conceal a thing, but the honour of kings is to search out a matter." Industrial or scientific truths are hidden, but we have freedom of search by "aftual experiment."...
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The Unsealed Bible or

George Chainey - 1902
...while we serve the heavens by reducing them to the order of the intellect. " It is the glory of God to conceal a thing : but the honour of kings is to search out a matter." Revelation fits intelligence and intelligence fits revelation. The perfect harmony and unity...
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The rise of a soul: a stimulus to personal progress and development

James Isaac Vance - 1902 - 237 pages
...speaks and trust where God is silent. That is a profound proverb which says : " It is the glory of God to conceal a thing ; but the honour of kings is to search out a matter." * God's glory is concealment, man's glory is disfcovery. It is to God's credit that he does...
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The Proverbs: tr. out of the original Hebrew and with the former ...

1906 - 145 pages
...also proverbs of Solomon, which the men of Hezekiah king of Judah copied out. 2 // is the glory of God to conceal a thing : but the honour of kings is to search out a matter. 3 The heaven for height, and the earth for depth, and the heart of kings is unsearchable. 4...
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The Son of Mary Bethel

Elsa Barker - Fiction - 1909 - 583 pages
...wonder was accomplished, he answered with a quotation, again from Proverbs : " It is the glory of God to conceal a thing : but the honour of kings is to search out a matter." Doctor Claflin was noted among his fellow clergymen for having the Scriptures at his tongue's...
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