A New Translation of Job, Ecclesiastes and the Canticles: With Introductions, and Notes, Chiefly Explanatory

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American Unitarian Association, 1880 - 351 pages
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Page 321 - I am this day fourscore years old: and can I discern between good and evil? can thy servant taste what I eat or what I drink? can I hear any more the voice of singing men and singing women?
Page 181 - Set me as a seal upon thine heart, As a seal upon thine arm : For love is strong as death ; Jealousy is cruel as the grave : The coals thereof are coals of fire, Which hath a most vehement flame.
Page 34 - Behold, we count them happy which endure. Ye have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord; that the Lord is very pitiful, and of tender mercy.
Page 174 - Take us the foxes, the little foxes, that spoil the vines: for our vines have tender grapes.
Page 52 - Canst thou by searching find out God? canst thou find out the Almighty unto perfection? It is as high as heaven; what canst thou do? deeper than hell; what canst thou know? The measure thereof is longer than the earth, and broader than the sea.
Page 106 - Though a sinner do evil an hundred times, and his days be prolonged, yet surely I know that it shall be well with them that fear God, which fear before him: but it shall not be well with the wicked, neither shall he prolong his days, which are as a shadow; because he feareth not before God.
Page 180 - Thy neck is as a tower of ivory; thine eyes like the fishpools in Heshbon, by the gate of Bath-rabbim; thy nose is as the tower of Lebanon which looketh toward Damascus.
Page 38 - The Chaldeans made out three bands, and fell upon the camels, and have carried them away, yea, and slain the servants with the edge of the sword; and I only am escaped alone to tell thee.
Page 42 - In thoughts from the visions of the night, when deep sleep falleth on men, fear came upon me, and trembling, which made all my bones to shake. Then a spirit passed before my face ; the hair of my flesh stood up.
Page 106 - For to him that is joined to all the living there is hope: for a living dog is better than a dead lion.

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