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" For men verily swear by the greater: and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all strife. "
An apology for the true Christian divinity, as the same is held forth ... by ... - Page 551
by Robert Barclay - 1737 - 574 pages
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A Common-place-book to the Holy Bible: Or The Scriptures Sufficiency ...

John Locke - Bible - 1824 - 522 pages
...Prov. xiv. 5. They suborned false witnesses against Stephen. — Acts vi. 11. 13. Men verily swear by the greater : and an oath for confirmation, is to them an end of all strife. Wherein God, willing more abundantly, &c. confirmed it by an oath. — Heb. vi. 13. 16—18. Jer. xxii....
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Moral and Political Philosophy, Volume 2

William Paley - Ethics - 1824 - 516 pages
...the custom of swearing judicially, without any mark of censure or disapprobation : " Men verily swear by the greater ; and an oath, for confirmation, is to them an end of all strife." Upon the strength of these reasons, we explain our Saviour's words to relate, not to judicial oaths,...
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The Christian Repository, Volume 4

Theology - 1824 - 314 pages
...multiply thee. And so, after he had patiently endured, he obtained the promise. For men verily swear by the greater, and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all strife. Wherein God, willing more abundantly to shew unto 170 Christian Repository. the heirs of promise the...
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The Works...

William Paley - 1824 - 472 pages
...the custom of swearing judicially, without any mark of censure or disapprobation : " Men verily swear by the greater ; and an oath, for confirmation, is to them an end of all strife." Upon the strength of these reasons, we explain our Saviour's words to relate, not to judicial oaths,...
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A New Family Bible, and Improved Version, from Corrected Texts of ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Boothroyd - 1824 - 626 pages
...Christ, manifest in ministering to the saints. 3 f 2 promise. For men indeed swear by one that is 16 greater : and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all gainsaying. In which view 17 God, being more abundantly willing to show to the heirs of promise the...
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An Apology for the True Christian Divinity: Being an Explanation and ...

Robert Barclay - Society of Friends - 1825 - 584 pages
...But the apostle Paul approves oaths used among men, when he writes, Heb. vi. 16. For men verily swear by the greater, and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all strife. But there are as many contests, fallacies, and differences at this time as there ever were; therefore the necessity of oaths...
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Observations on the Religious Peculiarities of the Society of Friends

Joseph John Gurney - Society of Friends - 1825 - 360 pages
...greater, he sware by himself, saying, Surely, blessing I will bless thee, &c. for men verily swear by the greater, and an oath for 'confirmation is to them an end of all strife ior all litigation) : wherein God, willing more abundantly to shew unto the heirs of promise the immutability...
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The Works of William Paley: With a Life of the Author, Volume 2

William Paley - Theology - 1825 - 502 pages
...the custom of swearing judicially, without any mark of censure or disapprobation : " Men verily swear by the greater; and an oath, for confirmation, is to them an end of all strife." Upon the strength of these reasons, we explain our Saviour's words to relate, not to judicial oaths,...
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The New Testament: Arranged in Chronological & Historical Order; with ...

George Townsend - Bible - 1825 - 810 pages
...multiply thee. 15 And so, after he had patiently endured, he obtained the promise. 16 For men verily swear by the greater: and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all strife. 17 Wherein God, willing more abundantly to shew unto the heirs of promise the immutability of his counsel,...
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Scientia Biblica: Containing the New Testament, in the Original ..., Volume 2

William Carpenter - Bible - 1825 - 698 pages
...multiply thee. And so, after he had patiently endured, he obtained the promise. For men verily swear by the greater : and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all strife. Wherein God, willing more abundantly to shew untu the heirs of promise the immutability of his counsel,...
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