NOTES, CRITICAL, ILLUSTRATIVE AND PRACTICAL ON THE BOOK OF JOB

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Page 60 - That patient merit of the unworthy takes, When he himself might his quietus make With a hare bodkin ? Who would fardels bear, To grunt and sweat under a weary life, But that the dread of something after death— The undiscovered country, from whose bourne No traveller returns—puzzles the will; And makes us rather bear
Page xcviii - that was ready to perish came upon me, I was eyes to the blind, And feet was I to the lame. I was a father to the poor. And the cause of the unknown I searched out. And I broke the teeth of the wicked, And from their teeth I plucked away the
Page 206 - For Sheol cannot praise thee ? Death cannot celebrate thee ; They that go down into the pit cannot hope for thy truth. The living, the living, he shall praise thee, as I do this day ; The father to the children shall make known thy faithfulness.
Page lxxxviii - as wholly depraved. Of the belief that man is fallen, the following passages are full proof: Shall mortal man be more just than God ? Shall a man be more pure than his Maker ? Behold, he put no trust in his servants, And his angels he charged with folly. How much less
Page 12 - sitting on his throne, and all the host of heaven standing by him on his right hand and on his left." He inquires who would go and persuade Ahab that he might go up and fall at Ramoth Gilead ? " And there came forth a spirit and stood before the LORD, and said, I will persuade him.
Page xc - As the waters fail from the sea, And the flood decayeth and drieth up, So man lieth down and riseth not ; Till the heavens be no more they shall not awake, Nor be raised out of their sleep,
Page lxxxv - thereof, And all the sons of God shouted for joy ? When the morning stars sang together, Or who shut up the sea with doors, When it brake forth, as if it had issued out of the womb ?• When I made the cloud the garment thereof, And brake
Page 49 - Why should we tremble to convey Their bodies to the tomb There the dear flesh of Jesus lay, And left a long perfume. The graves of all his saints he blessed, And softened every bed : Where should the dying members rest But with the dying Head
Page 26 - And the LORD said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God, and escheweth evil
Page cx - And they sat down to eat bread, and they lifted up their eyes and looked, and behold a company of Ishmaelites came from Gilead, with their camels bearing spicery, and balm, and myrrh, going to carry it down to Egypt.

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