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Page 221 - Thou shalt come to thy grave in a full age, like as a shock of corn cometh in in his season.
Page 61 - When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child; but when I became a man, I put away childish things. For now we see through a glass darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known.
Page 233 - And among these nations shalt thou find no ease; neither shall the sole of thy foot have rest: but the Lord shall give thee there a trembling heart, and failing of eyes, and sorrow of mind : and thy life shall hang in doubt before thee; and thou shalt fear day and night, and shalt have none assurance of thy life : In the morning thou shalt say, Would God it were even!
Page 43 - When the ear heard me, then it blessed me; and when the eye saw me, it gave witness to me: Because I delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him. The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me: and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.
Page 83 - These words spake Jesus, and lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, Father, the hour is come; glorify thy Son, that thy Son also may glorify thee...
Page 226 - We are verily guilty concerning our brother, in that we saw the distress of his soul, when he besought us, and we would not hear; therefore is this distress come upon us.
Page 156 - He feedeth on ashes : a deceived heart hath turned him aside, that he cannot deliver his soul, nor say, Is there not a lie in my right hand...
Page 425 - Leave thy fatherless children, I will preserve them alive; and let thy widows trust in me.
Page 129 - For who knoweth what is good for man in this life, all the days of his vain life which he spendeth as a shadow?