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" Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery, and life unto the bitter in soul; Which long for death, but it cometh not ; and dig for it more than for hid treasures; Which rejoice exceedingly, and are glad, when they can find the grave? "
Christ and the Inheritance of the Saints: Illustrated in a Series of ... - Page 331
by Thomas Guthrie - 1859 - 344 pages
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The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptomes ...

Robert Burton - Melancholy - 1821
...will kill him: And roare for griefe of heart, Psal. 38 8. as David did, as Job did, 3. 20, 21, 22, &c. Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery, and life to them that have heavie hearts P Which long for death, and if it come not, search it mor e then treasures,...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

Arminianism - 1838
...voice of the oppressor. The small and the great arc there ; and the servant is free from his master. Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery,...death, but it cometh not; and dig for it more than for bid treasures ; which rejoice exceedingly, and are glad, when they can find the grave?" (Job iii. 11-22.)...
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A Religious Convincement and Plea: For the Baptism and Communion of the ...

Tallcut Patching - Baptism - 1822 - 446 pages
...born — " or as a hidden untimely birth I had not been ;" but " as infants that never saw light — Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery, and life unto the bitter in soul ? Why is light given to a man whose way is hid, and whom God hath hedged in ? for my sighings cometh...
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Select British divines, ed. by C. Bradley, Volume 8

Charles Bradley - 1822
...dear relation, who felt every tread of death as it came on toward him, who often cried with Job, " Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery, and life to the bitter in soul ; which long for death, but it cometh not, and dig for it more than for hid treasures;...
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Ahasuerus, the Wanderer: A Dramatic Legend in Six Parts

Ahasuerus (the Wandering Jew.), Thomas Medwin - 1823 - 112 pages
...WANDERER: A DRAMATIC LEGEND, IN SIX PARTS. BY THE AUTHOR OF SKETCHES IN HINDOOSTAN, AND OTHER POEMS. 'Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery, and life unto the bitter in soul, who long for death, but it comes not, and dig for it more than hidden treasure, who would rejoice exceedingly,...
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Swiss tracts. Transl

CÚsar Henri A. Malan - 1823
...But for me, I was unbelieving. Oh, my Saviour ! I murmured, I rebelled, and exclaimed in my folly, " wherefore is light given to him that is in misery, and life unto the hitter in soul ?" (Job iii. 20.) " But now, my friend, my brother," said I, " your mind is calm, and...
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A Directory for the Afflicted: Being Select Extracts from the First Fourteen ...

Joseph Caryl - Bible - 1824 - 266 pages
...he amplifies in the two last verses. This is the sum and scope of this last section. " Verse 20. ' Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery, and life unto the bitter in soul ?* . " The Hebrew word signifies labour. It is translated sorrow, verse 10, guilt, Ps. Iv. and mischief,...
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Historical Illustrations of the Origin and Progress of the ..., Volume 2

Samuel Walter Burgess - Conduct of life - 1825
...Quintus Curtius, lib. viii. cap. Q. their afflictions ! How many miserable beings are there even now, " which long for death, but it cometh not, and dig for...exceedingly and are glad when they can find the grave !" But awed by religion, restrained by moral principle, and alarmed for their posthumous fame, few...
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Going too far

Going - 1825
...he opened his eyes oa the faint light of the rising sun, which forced itself through his curtains. " Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery, and life unto the bitter in soul ? "— He placed his hand upon his burning eyelids, as if he would have shut out light and recollection...
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The Mourner's Companion: With an Introductory Essay

Robert Gordon - Consolation - 1825 - 384 pages
...with Job : " Wherefore is light given to him who is in misery, and life to the bitter in soul ; who long for death, but it cometh not; and dig for it more than for hidden treasures ; who rejoice exceedingly, and are glad when they can find the grave ?" That which...
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