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" Thou sayest, (but they are but vain words,) I have counsel and strength for the war. Now on whom dost thou trust, that thou rebellest against me ? Now, behold, thou trustest upon the staff of this bruised reed, even upon Egypt, on which if a man lean,... "
Letters from Egypt - Page 37
by M. L. Whately - 1879 - 230 pages
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The paragraph Bible, arranged in paragraphs and parallelisms

1838
...against me ? Now, behold, thou 14trustest upon the staff of this bruised reed, even upon Egypt, on which brother come 16 hither. Send one of you, and let him fetch your brother, 22 of Egypt unto all that trust on him. But if ye say unto me, We trust in the LORD our God : t not...
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Memoirs of mrs. Hawkes, including remarks and extr. from sermons and letters ...

Sarah Hawkes, Richard Cecil - 1838
...understanding more than to his own : he will not lean on human nature : he knows it is a broken staff, " Whereon if a man lean, it will go into his hand, and pierce it." " In all thy ways acknowledge Him : " thou art encouraged thereto by his stooping very low to acknowledge...
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The Inquirer

...serve to prop the rotten edifice of Popery, without proving " The staff of a bruised reed, on which if a man lean, it will go into his hand and pierce it." For every one conversant with the early Fathers, knows that there are passages fatal to the present...
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Annual Meeting, Volume 8

American Institute of Instruction - Education - 1838
...? Truly, a dependence on the spelling-book or dictionary, " is trusting to a broken reed, on which if a man lean, it will go into his hand and pierce him."* What an expense of time, what a waste of intellect, is incurred in this fatiguing study, which,...
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Reminiscences of past experience

Grace Soper - Christian women - 1839 - 240 pages
...pleased God to break the staff of reed on which we trusted (Ezek. xxix. 6, 7.) — the treacherous Egypt, " whereon if a man lean, it will go into his hand, and pierce it" (Isaiah xxxvi. 6.); and seemed to dry up the rock which poured out its rivers of abundance (Job xxix....
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The works of John Donne. With a memoir by H. Alford

John Donne - 1839
...their staff; upon which they should not rely, and so we trust to a broken staff of reed, on which, if a man lean, it will go into his hand, and pierce it™, when God hath given thee a staff of thine own, a leading staff, a competency, a conveniency to lead...
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The Works of John Donne: With a Memoir of His Life, Volume 5

John Donne - Sermons - 1839
...their staff; upon which they should not rely, and so we trust to a broken staff of reed, on which, if a man lean, it will go into his hand, and pierce it", when God hath given thee a staff of thine own, a leading staff, a competency, a conveniency to lead...
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Proper lessons, to be read at morning and evening prayer, on the Sundays ...

John James - 1840
...against me ? Now, behold, thou trustest upon ' ie staff of this bruised reed, even upon Egypt, on which if a man lean, it will go into his hand, and pierce it : so is Pharaoh ting of Egypt unto all that „ The audacitv of ^ ^^1, i, trust on him. "But if ye say unparalleled....
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The Standard of Catholicity, Or, An Attempt to Point Out in a Plain Manner ...

George Eduard Biber - Church - 1840 - 495 pages
...he who rests his faith in any degree upon tradition, is " trusting in the staff• of a broken reed, whereon if a man lean, it will go into his hand, and pierce it."a • Isa. xxxvi. 6. APPENDIX, NO. II. 395 APPENDIX, No. II. " Among the remedies proposed against...
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History of the Egyptians: From Rollin and Other Authentic Sources, Both ...

Egypt - 1841 - 116 pages
...nation. " Now, behold, thou trustest upon the staff of this bruised reed, even upon Egypt, on which if a man lean, it will go into his hand, and pierce it : so is Pharaoh king of Egypt unto all that trust on him," 2 Kings xviii. 21. See also, Ezek. xxix. 6, 7. The Cucumber.- — This...
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