A curious hieroglyphick Bible: or, Select passages ... represented with emblematical figures

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Page 62 - ... he was driven from the sons of men; and his heart was made like the beasts, and his dwelling was with the Wild asses ; they fed him with grass like oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of Heaven, till he knew that the most high God ruled in the kingdom of men, and that he appointeth over it Whomsoever he will.
Page 11 - And he stayed yet other seven days; and again he sent forth the dove out of the ark; and the dove came in to him in the evening; and, lo, in her mouth was an olive leaf pluckt off: so Noah knew that the waters were abated from off the earth.
Page 115 - For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God ; not selfwilled, not soon angry, not given to wine, no striker, not given to filthy lucre...
Page 14 - And they came to the place which God had told him of; and Abraham built an altar there, and laid the wood in order, and bound Isaac his son, and laid him on the altar upon the wood. And Abraham stretched forth his hand, and took the knife to slay his son.
Page 12 - I do set my bow in the cloud, and it shall be for a token of a covenant between me and the earth.
Page 111 - And we beseech you, brethren, to know them which labour among you, and are over you in the Lord, and admonish you; 13 And to esteem them very highly in love for their work's sake. And be at peace among yourselves.
Page 2 - Heaven and the earth ; and the earth was without form, and void, and darknefs was upon the face of the deep ; and the fpirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.
Page 127 - But takes more pleasure in the trough, And wallowing in the mire. Read not this Book in any case, ' But with a single eye ; Read not, but first desire God's grace To understand thereby. Pray still in faith with this respect — To fructify therein ; That knowledge may bring this effect To mortify thy sin. Then happy thou, in all thy life...
Page 127 - Come to our ears from hence The fortress of our faith is here, And shield of our defence Then be not like the hog that hath A pearl at his desire, And takes more pleasure in the trough And wallowing in the mire.

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