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" Behold, the nations are as a drop of a bucket, and are counted as the small dust of the balance : behold, he taketh up the isles as a very little thing. "
Rhetoric; Or, A View of Its Principal Tropes and Figures, in Their Origin ... - Page 292
by Thomas Gibbons - 1767 - 478 pages
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Meditations and contemplations

James Hervey - 1777
...his Works ; we muft neceffarily form vety fcanty Conceptions of that SUPREME .BEING, before whom all Nations are as a " Drop of a Bucket, " and are counted as thefmall Duft of the Balance." (if I maybe allowed the Exprcffion), and with an Evangelical Microfcope....
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Institutes of natural and revealed religion: To which is prefixed ..., Volume 1

Joseph Priestley - Natural theology - 1782
...counfel, and who " inftru&ed him, and taught him know" ledge,' and (hewed him the way of un" derflanding ? Behold, the nations are as " a drop of a bucket, and'...counted as " the fmall duft of the balance : behold, he " taketh up the ifles as a very little thing" All nations before him are as nothing, " and they are...
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A New Review: With Literary Curiosities and Literary Intelligence, Volume 6

Paul Henry Maty - Antiques & Collectibles - 1784
...Sun,—wt>ofet all the borders of the. earth, -who madefummer and winter ; before whom the nations are as the drop of a bucket, and are counted as the fmall duft of the ballanee ; who holdeth the fea in the palm of his hand ; and taketh up the iJJes as a very little thing...
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A collection of theological tracts, Volume 1

Richard Watson - Religion - 1791
...a balance. HeMoucheth the mountains, and they " frnoke; he looks upon the earth, and it trembleth. Behold, the nations " are as a drop of a bucket, and are counted as the fmall duft of the " earth. Behold, he takes up the ifles as a very little thing. All na" tions are before him as nothing,...
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The Adventurer, Volume 2

John Hawkesworth, Samuel Johnson, Richard Bathurst, Joseph Warton - 1793
...of this Jehovah of the illiterate Jews ! before whom, to ufe this poet's own word*, all ether Gods are " as a drop of a bucket, and are counted " as the fmall duft of the balance." Had I been acquainted with this wonderful volume, while I was writing my treatife on the Pathetic,...
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Institutes of natural and revealed religion. To which is prefixed ..., Volume 2

Joseph Priestley - 1794
...taught him ? With whom took he " counfel, and who inftru&ed him, and taught " him knowledge, and fhewed him the way of un" derftanding ? Behold, the nations...are as a drop " of a bucket, and are counted as the fin all duft " of the balance : behold, h: taketh up the ifles as " a very little thing. All nations...
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The Whole Works of the Late Rev. Mr. Ebenezer Erskine, Minister of ..., Volume 2

Ebenezer Erskine - Theology - 1798
...an inconfiderable creature before God: If. xl. 15 — 17. " Behold the nations are before him but " as a drop of a bucket, and are counted as the fmall duft of the balance : behold, he takah up the ides as a very little thing. — All nations before him are as nothing., and they are...
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An essay on the inspiration of the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testament

John Dick - Bible - 1800 - 291 pages
...in the path of judgment, and taught him knowledge,• and fhewed' to him the way of underflanding ? Behold the nations are as a drop of a bucket, and...counted as the fmall duft of the balance : behold he taketh up the ifles as a very little thing. And Lebanon is not fuftkient to burn, nor the beafts thereof...
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Lectures on the prophecies of Isaiah, Volume 3

Robert MacCulloch - 1800
...the Holy Spirit, whereby the glory of Jehovah is difplayed, and the nobleft purpofes accomplifhed. 15 Behold, the nations are as a drop of a bucket, and...counted as the fmall duft of the balance : behold, he taketh up the ifles as a very little thing. It might be objected to the new difpenfation of grace,...
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Sermons, tr. by R. Robinson (H. Hunter)

Jacques Saurin - 1800
...sitteth upon the circle of the earth; and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers. Ethold 'all nations, are as a drop of a bucket and are counted as the srnali dust of the balance'. 'All before him are as nothing, and the$ are counted to hi)n IKSS than...
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