Contemplations on the Historical Passages of the Old and New Testaments, Volume 1
William Baynes and Son, 1825 - Bible
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actions affection angel answer begin better blessing blood body called carry cast cause comfort command CONTEMPLATION danger dare David death desire doth earth Elijah enemies evil eyes face faith fall father favour fear fire follow Gideon give given glory God's grace hand happy hath head hear heart heaven hold holy honour hope Israel Israelites judgment justice kill king knew less live look Lord master means Moses nature needs never offended offered once peace person Philistines presence princes promise prophet punishment raised receive revenge Samuel Saul sends servant serve shame sins sons soul spirit stand suffer sure sword thee things thou thought thousand true trust turned unto victory weak wicked wise wonder worthy
Page 468 - And he said, While the child was yet alive, I fasted and wept: for I said, Who can tell whether God will be gracious to me, that the child may live? But now he is dead, wherefore should I fast? can I bring him back again? I shall go to him, but he shall not return to me.
Page 600 - I have been very jealous for the LORD God of hosts : because the children of Israel have forsaken thy covenant, thrown down thine altars, and slain thy prophets with the sword; and I, even I only, am left ; and they seek my life to take it away.
Page 545 - Lo, children are an heritage of the Lord : and the fruit of the womb is his reward. As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man ; so are children of the youth. Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them : they shall not be ashamed, but they shall speak with the enemies in the gate.
Page 662 - Are not Abana and Pharpar, rivers of Damascus, better than all the waters of Israel? May I not wash in them, and be clean?
Page 678 - ... her eye shall be evil toward the husband of her bosom, and toward her son, and toward her daughter and toward her young one that cometh out from between her feet, and toward her children which she shall bear : for she shall eat them for want of all things secretly in the siege and straitness, wherewith thine enemy shall distress thee in thy gates.
Page 263 - If the Lord were pleased to kill us, he would not have received a burnt offering and a meat offering at our hands, neither would he have showed us all these things, nor would as at this time have told us such things as these.
Page 663 - Jordan, according to the saying of the man of God ; and his flesh came again, like unto the flesh of a little child, and he was clean.
Page 682 - Then they said one to another, We do not well : this day is a day of good tidings, and we hold our peace...
Page 384 - The LORD that delivered me out of the paw of the lion, and out of the paw of the bear, he will deliver me out of the hand of this Philistine.
Page 680 - And the people went out, and spoiled the tents of the Syrians. So a measure of fine flour was sold for a shekel, and two measures of barley for a shekel, according to the word of the LORD.