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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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Sermons on Various Subjects, Volume 1

William Paley - 1825 - 422 pages
...leave off contention before it be meddled with 1 45 XVI. OATHS. Hebrews vi. 16. For men verily swear by the greater ; and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all strife - - 154 XVII. PROFANE SWEARING. Exodus xx. 7. Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain,...
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The Articles of the Church of England, with Scripture proofs, and a short ...

Church of England articles - 1825 - 130 pages
...is more than these cometh of evil.— Jam. v. 12. Exod. xx. 7. b Heb. vi. 15. For men verily swear by the greater, and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all strife. — Deut. vi. 13. Thou shalt fear the Lord thy God, and serve him, and shalt swear by his name. —...
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The New Testament, arranged in chronological & historical order ..., Volume 2

George Townsend - 1825 - 808 pages
...thee. 1 5 And so, after he had patiently endured, he obtained the promise. 1 6 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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Theology: In a Series of Sermons in the Order of the Westminster ..., Volume 2

John McDowell - Theology, Doctrinal - 1825 - 560 pages
...swear, the Lord liveth, in truth, in judgment and in righteousness." And Heb. vi. 16. "Men verily swear by the greater: and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all strife." From these texts it is evident, that an oath, properly made, is lawful and a duty. The same is confirmed...
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Sermons on various subjects, ed. by E. Paley

William Paley - Sermons, English - 1825 - 822 pages
...leave off contention before it be meddled with 145 XVI. OATHS. Hebrews vi. 1C. For men verily swear by the greater; and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all strife - - 154 XVII. PROFANE 3WEAKING. Exodus xx. 7. Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain,...
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Observations on the Religious Peculiarities of the Society of Friends

Joseph John Gurney - Society of Friends - 1825 - 362 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 (or all litigation) : wherein God, willing more abundantly to shew unto the heirs of promise the immutability...
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A Call to the Unconverted: Now Or Never; and Fifty Reasons why a Sinner ...

Richard Baxter - Conversion - 1825 - 426 pages
...the apostle saith, " Because he can swear by no greater, he swaie by himself. For men verily swear by the greater : and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of strife. Wherein God willing more abundantly to show unto the heirs of promise the immutability of his...
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The theology of the early patriarchs, illustrated by an appeal to ..., Volume 2

Thomas Tregenna Biddulph - 1825 - 480 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 ead of all strife. Wherein God, willing more abundantly to show unto the heirs of promise the immutability...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1826 - 870 pages
...honour of God, and the edification of our neigh, boars, as appears from Heb. vi. 16, Men swear by a greater, and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all strife.' Other Scriptures are alleged by them to the same purport. Men who held these things should be 'acquitted...
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The Magazine of the Reformed Dutch Church, Volume 1

1827 - 392 pages
...confidence in what he says ; I feel the entire force of the words of inspiration ; " Men verily swear by the Greater ; and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all strife."— {Heb. vi. 16.] We arrive at these conclusions respecting the nature of an oath ; and I solicit the...
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