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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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Infant Sprinkling Proved to be a Human Tradition: Being the Substance of a ...

Infant baptism - 1820 - 230 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 Whole Works of the Late Reverend William Romaine ...

William Romaine - 1821 - 320 pages
...because he could swear by no greater, he " sware by himself; for men verily sware by the great*' er : 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 theimmiitability of " his counsel...
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The Christian's Family and Pocket Companion: Embracing Five Sermons on the ...

Sinclare Kelburn - Sermons - 1821 - 392 pages
...because he could swear by no greater, he sware by himself: for men verily swear by lhe greater: nnd an oath, for confirmation, is to them an end of all strife. Wherein God, willing more abundantly to show unto the heirs of promise the immutability of his counsel,...
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A Summary of Christian Faith and Practice Confirmed by References to the ...

Edward John Burrow - 1822 - 594 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 Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

Arminianism - 1849 - 700 pages
...sufficiently accounts for the fact of thcir universal occurrence. (Heb. vi. 16.) " for men verily swear by the greater, and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all strife." Fallen as man is, numberless are the instances which show demonstratively that man was made for religion....
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 15

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1823 - 886 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." But though a nation has an undoubted right to require the security of an oath upon occasions of real importance,...
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The works of William Paley, Volume 2

William Paley - 1823 - 476 pages
...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 Bible Class Text Book; Or Biblical Catechism,: Containing Questions ...

Hervey Wilbur - Bible - 1823 - 146 pages
...; and the nations shall blc.s themselves in him, and in him shall they glory.- For men verily swear by the greater : and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all strife. Deut. 6. 13. Is. 65. 16. Jer. 4. i.'. Heb. 6. 16. || Jer. 12. 16. 2 Chron. 15. 12, 14, 15. tx. 22....
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The New Testament: Being the English Only of the Greek and English Testament

Abner Kneeland - 1823 - 438 pages
...accordingly, when Mraham had waited patiently, he obtained the promise. 16 For men indeed swear by one who is greater : and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all gain-saying. 17 In which matter God, being more abundantly willing to show to the heirs of the promise...
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A Common-place-book to the Holy Bible: Or The Scriptures Sufficiency ...

John Locke - Bible - 1824 - 530 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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