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" For men verily swear by the greater: and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all strife. "
Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ... - Page 108
1823
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Primitive Truth and Order Vindicated from Modern Misrepresentation, with a ...

John Skinner (Bp. of Aberdeen) - 1803 - 564 pages
...See Dr. Randolph's excellent Sermon on the character of Abraham. f Gal. iii. 8. u men verily fwear by the greater ; and an oath for " confirmation is to them an end of all ftrife: " wherein God willing more abundantly to mew to " the heirs of promife the immutability of...
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The Anti-Jacobin Review and Magazine, Volume 16

1803 - 556 pages
...promife to Abraham, becaufc he could (wear by-no greater, he fvvare by himfeif. For men verily fwear by the greater : and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all itnfe : wherein God, willing more abundantly to ihew unto the heirs of promue the immutability of his...
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The Portrait of Saint Paul

John Fletcher - 1804 - 444 pages
...scriptures might have hope." It is founded not only open the word, but equally upon the oath, of God. "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 the promise the immutability of his...
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments : Translated ..., Volume 4

1804 - 476 pages
...multiplying, I will 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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The Christian Institutes: Or, The Sincere Word of God, Being a Plain and ...

Francis Gastrell - 1804 - 328 pages
...Dent. 6. i3. H« e He that fweareth in the Earth, fhall fwear by the God of Truth. For Men verily fwear by the greater ; and an Oath for Confirmation is to them an End of all Strife. d The Lord fware, and will not repent : And becaufe he could fware by no greater, he fwarc by himfelf....
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The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: Translated Out of ...

1804 - 438 pages
...had patiently endured, he obtained the promise. lo For men verily swear by Christ a priest after the the greater: and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all strife. 1 7 Wherein God, willing more abundantly to shew unto the heirs of promise the immutability of his...
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The Principles of Moral and Political Philosophy, Volume 1

William Paley - 1806 - 492 pages
...that to spare you, I came not as yet to Corinth" Both these expressions contain the nature of oaths. The epistle to the Hebrews speaks of the custom of...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 Literal Translation, from the Original Greek of All the ..., Volume 3

1806 - 584 pages
...furely blejjing I luill blefs thee, and multiplying I "will multiply thee. — 1 6. For men verily fwear by the greater ; and an oath for confirmation) is to them an end of all contradiflion.— 1 7- For "which caufe, God -willing more abundantly tojhew to the leirs of promife,...
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The Essence, Spirituality, and Glorious Issue of the Religion of Christ ...

Samuel Barnard - 1806 - 354 pages
...men (!>y the testimony of that word which is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart), " an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all " strife." Heb. vi. Ifi. Oaths in the mouths of mortals, are serious things. They should be spokca with the greatest...
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Oriental Customs: Or, An Illustration of the Sacred Scriptures, by ..., Volume 2

Samuel Burder - 1807 - 434 pages
...their hands, Hence it came to signify supplications for peace. GILL, in /sc» No. 1366. — vi. 16. An oath for confirmation is to them an end of all strife.'] The manner in which an oath was taken amongst the Jews, and to which the apostle, writing to such,...
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