Historical and Familiar Essays, on the Scriptures of the Old Testament: By John Collier, ... In Two Volumes. ...

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Page 99 - 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. I put on righteousness, and it clothed me : my judgment was as a robe and a diadem. I was eyes to the blind, and feet was I to the lame. I was a father to the poor : and the cause which I knew not I searched out.
Page 284 - A son honoureth his father, and a servant his master: if then I be a father, where is mine honour ? and if I be a master, where is my fear ? saith the Lord of hosts unto you, O priests, that despise my name.
Page 132 - If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget her cunning. If I do not remember thee, let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth; if I prefer not Jerusalem above my chief joy.
Page 241 - Nebuchadnezzar : and he was driven from men, and did eat grass as oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven ; till his hairs were grown like eagles' feathers, and his nails like birds
Page 274 - I trufl in him ;" or, apply to his fpiritual *' barrennefs the glorious affurance of the prophet; " although the fig-tree fhall not bloflbm, neither ** fhall fruit be in the vines ; the labour of the " olive fhall fail, and the fields fhall yield no
Page 240 - Is not this great Babylon, that I have built by the might of my power, and for the honour of my majesty?
Page 254 - I make a decree, That in every dominion of my kingdom men tremble and fear before the God of Daniel: for he is the living God and stedfast for ever, and his kingdom that which shall not be destroyed, and his dominion shall be even unto the end.
Page 78 - Go and search diligently for the child, and when you have found him bring me word, that I too may come and worship him.
Page 127 - God is the Lord which hath shewed us light : bind the sacrifice with cords, even unto the horns of the altar. Thou art my God, and I will praise thee : thou art my God, I will exalt thee. O give thanks unto the Lord ; for he is good : for his mercy endureth for ever.
Page 267 - O man, what is good; and what doth the ** Lord require of thee, but to do juftly, and to " love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy " God ?" To the fame purpofefee alfo Pf.

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