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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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Sacred Extracts: Or, Books and Chapters Selected from the New and Old ...

1788 - 598 pages
...thee. 15 And fo, after he had patiently endured, he obtained the promife. 1 6 For men verily fwear by the greater : and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all ftrife. 1 7 Wherein God, willing more abundantly to fhew unto the heirs of promife the immutability...
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A Call to the Unconverted: To Turn and Live; and Accept of Mercy, While ...

Richard Baxter - 1791 - 212 pages
...8. Becaufe he can fwear by no greater than himfelf, he faith, " As I live, &V." For men verily fwear by the greater, and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of ftrife : wherein God, willing more abundantly to fhew unto the heirs of promile the immutability qf...
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The History of the Church of Christ: The sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth ...

Joseph Milner - 1812 - 538 pages
...happened about the .beguuiingoi the sixteenth century. t Usher de Christ. Ecc. success. & sta(u. •I 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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Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts ..., Volume 13, Part 1

Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig - 1797 - 450 pages
...the cuftom of fwearing judicially without any mark of cenfure or diiapprobation ; 'Men verily fwear by the greater ; and an oath, for confirmation, is to them an end of all ftrif«." But though a nation has an uadoubted right to require the fecurity of an oath upon occafions...
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The Universalist's Miscellany, Or, Philanthropist's Museum, Volume 2

1798 - 408 pages
...becaufe he could fwear by no greater, he fvvare by himfelf. (Gen. xxii. 16. 17.) For men verily fwear by the greater, and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all ftrife (or contradiction,) wherein God, willing more abundantly to (hew unto the heirs of promife the...
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The Universalist's Miscellany, Or, Philanthropist's Museum, Volume 3

1799 - 404 pages
...fince he could fwear by no greater, he fware by himfelf : for indeed men fwear by a greater Being ; and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all contradiction. Therefore God, being willing to fhew more abundantly to the heirs of promife the immutability...
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The Connecticut evangelical magazine, Volume 6

1805 - 590 pages
...hope, which they derive from it, the apostle says, from the 16th to the 20th verse of the context, For men verily swear by the greater, and an oath for confirmation is to them sJtn end of all strife. Wherein God, willing more abundantly to show unto the heirs of promise, the...
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The History of the Church of Christ ...

Joseph Milner - 1797 - 582 pages
...the honour of God, and the edification of our neighbour, as Appears from Heb. vi. 16. Men fwear by a greater, and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all ftrife." Other Scriptures are alleged by them to the fame purport. Men who held thefe things fhould...
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The Orthodox churchman's magazine; or, A Treasury of divine and ..., Volume 10

1806 - 504 pages
...surely blessing I will bless thee, and multiplying J will multiply tbet For uien verily swear by a greater, and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all strife. Wherein God, willing to shew to the heirs of promise the immutability of his counsel, confirmed it...
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Primitive truth and order vindicated from modern misrepresentation: with a ...

John Skinner (bp. of Aberdeen.) - 1803 - 568 pages
...• See Dr. Randolph's excellent Sermon on the charaScr of Abraham. t Gal. iii 8. " 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 (hew to " the heirs of promife the immutability...
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