Scriptural Researches on the Licitness of the Slave-trade: Shewing Its Conformity with the Principles of Natural & Revealed Religion, Delineated in the Sacred Writings of the Word of God
J. Stockdale, 1788 - 77 pages
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Page 25 - Wherefore shall we die before thine eyes, both we and our land ? buy us and our land for bread, and we and our land will be servants unto Pharaoh: and give us seed, that we may live, and not die, that the land be not desolate.
Page 24 - And Joseph gathered up all the money that was found in the land of Egypt, and in the land of Canaan, for the corn which they bought: and Joseph brought the money into Pharaoh's house.
Page 68 - I Paul have written it with mine own hand, I will repay it: albeit I do not say to thee how thou owest unto me even thine own self besides.
Page 62 - And they that have believing mafters, let them not defpife them, becaufe they are brethren : but rather do them fervice, becaufe they are faithful and beloved, partakers of the benefit. Thefe things teach and exhort. 3 If any man teach otherwife, and confent not to wholfome words, even the words of our Lord Jefus Chrift, and to the doctrine which is according to godlinefs; 4 He is proud, knowing nothing, but doting about queftions and ftrifes of words, whereof cometh envy, ftrife.
Page 42 - Moreover of the children of the strangers that do sojourn among you, of them shall ye buy, and of their families that are with you, which they begat in your land : and they shall be your possession. And ye shall take them as an inheritance for your children after you, to inherit them for a possession; they shall be your bondmen for ever: but over your brethren the children of Israel, ye shall not rule one over another with rigour.
Page 25 - And it shall come to pass in the increase, that ye shall give the fifth part unto Pharaoh, and four parts shall be your own, for seed of the field, and for your food, and for them of your households, and for food for your little ones.
Page 25 - Only the land of the priests bought he not; for the priests had a portion assigned them of Pharaoh, and did eat their portion which Pharaoh gave them: wherefore they sold not their lands.
Page 18 - My wrong be upon thee : I have given my maid into thy bosom ; and when she saw that she had conceived, I was despised in her eyes : the LORD judge between me and thee. 6 But Abram said unto Sarai, Behold, thy maid is in thy hand ; do to her as it pleaseth thee.