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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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The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, Volume 1

1827 - 512 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 the heirs of promise the immutability of his counsel,...
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The Constitution and Standards of the Associate-Reformed Church in North-America

Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church (1802-1822) - 1827 - 522 pages
...yea be yea, and your nay, nay ; lest ye fall into condemnation. с Heb. vi. 16. For men verily swear by the greater : and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all strife. 2 Cor. i. 23. (See letter li.) Isa. Ixv. 16. That he who blesseth himself in the earth, shall bless...
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The History of the Church of Christ, Volume 3

Joseph Milner - Church history - 1827 - 534 pages
...beginning of the sixteenth century. t Usher de Christ. Ecc. success. & statu. HISTORY OF THE CHURCH: 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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Evidences of Christianity ; Moral and political philosophy

William Paley - Theology - 1828 - 610 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 Catechism of the Christian Religion: Being a Translation of Catechismus ...

Catechisms - 1828 - 160 pages
...promise to Abraham, because he could swear by no greater, he sware by himself. 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 the heirs of promise the immutability of his counsel,...
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A common-place-book to the holy Bible: or, The Scriptures' sufficiency ...

William Dodd - 1828 - 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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The Principles of Moral and Political Philosophy, Volumes 1-2

William Paley - Ethics - 1828 - 522 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 si rife." Upon the strength of these reasons, we explain our Saviour's words to relate, not to judicial...
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The Christian Recorder: A Religious and Literary Journal, Issues 1-25

Bible - 1829 - 414 pages
...authority of St. Paul, who in one place in the Hebrews, speaks of oaths without censure (" Men verily swear by the greater, and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all strife,") and himself, in the Epistles to the Romans and Corinthians, makes use of the expressions " God is my...
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A Short Exposition of Dr. Martin Luther's Small Catechism

Martin Luther - Lutheran Church - 1912 - 304 pages
...tueldje§ bie Gr^re ©otte§ unb baS SBo^l beS 9?adjften erforbert. 39) Hebr. 6,16. For men verily swear by the greater; and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all strife. BH Matt. 26, 63. 64. Jesus swearing. — Gen. 24, 3. Abraham's servant. 26. What is meant by using...
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The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: Translated Out of ...

1912 - 514 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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