Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" 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
Full view - About this book

The Rural Life of England

William Howitt - Country life - 1841 - 509 pages
...voice of the oppressor. The small and the great is there ; and the servant is free from his master. Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery;...cometh not ; and dig for it more than for hid treasures 1 Which rejoice exceedingly, and are glad when they can find the grave?" Job iii. 11— 22. But this...
Full view - About this book

A Token for Mourners, Or The Advice of Christ to a Distressed Mother ...

John Flavel - 1841
...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...
Full view - About this book

The holy Bible, with a comm. arranged in lectures, by C. Girdlestone, Volume 3

Charles Girdlestone - 1842
...voice of the oppressor. 19 The small and great are there ; and the servant is free from his master. 20 Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery, and life unto the bitter in soul ; 21 Which long for death, but it cometh not ; and dig for it more than for hid treasures ; 22 Which...
Full view - About this book

An Enquiry Into the Principles of Human Happiness and Human Duty: In Two Books

George Ramsay - Ethics - 1843 - 554 pages
...smil'st, And buss thee as thy wife ! Misery's love, O, come to me ! King John, Act v. Scene 4. Job asks, " Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery,...exceedingly, and are glad, when they can find the grave ?" ch. iii. 20. Again, " My soul chooseth strangling and death, rather than my life. I loathe it ;...
Full view - About this book

Religious and Moral Sentences Culled from the Works of Shakespeare: Compared ...

William Shakespeare, Sir Frederick Beilby Watson - 1843 - 224 pages
...in them all ; yet let him remember the days of darkness, for they shall be many. ECCLESIASTES, XI. Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery,...in soul; which long for death, but it cometh not, — which are glad when they can find the grave ? JOE, iii. As sin hath reigned unto death, even so...
Full view - About this book

Morals on the Book of Job: Parts I and II

Pope Gregory I - Bible - 1844
...altogether rise up to the very extreme point of such a state of deadness, they may well lament and say ; Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery, and life unto the bitter in soul. For ' life is given to those in bitterness,' when the glory of this world is bestowed upon the sad...
Full view - About this book

Standard Novels, Volume 7

1844
...me the lust London Gazette — no matter where. I'll doze away, the time till dinner." CHAPTEIl XXr. Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery, And life unto the bitter in coal ? poor friend Kisel's sudden appearance with the marauders. He had waked from his sound sleep...
Full view - About this book

Flowers; their moral, language, and poetry, ed. by H.G. Adams

Henry Gardiner Adams - 1844
...He cometh forth like a flower, and is cut down ; he fleeth also as a shadow, and continueth not. " Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery ? and life unto the bitter of soul ?" "Atala lay stretched upon a couch of sensitive plants ; her feet, head, and shoulders, were...
Full view - About this book

The Church, the witness and preserver of the truth, a sermon

George Capel (B.A.) - 1845
...to their last account. We have a striking example of this sinful discontent in the book of Job — " Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery,...exceedingly, and are glad when they can find the grave ?'' At this dark period of his history, darker from the light which had just before shone on it, Job...
Full view - About this book

The universal letter-writer; or, New art of polite correspondence. Also a ...

Thomas Cooke (A.B.) - 1845
...; some, indeed, have so little comfort in this world, that they are ready to say with Job of old, " Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery,...life unto the bitter in soul, which long for death, and it cometh not, and dig for it more than for hid treasures ; which rejoice exceedingly, and are...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF