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" Oh that one would hear me! behold, my desire is, that the Almighty would answer me, and that mine adversary had written a book. Surely I would take it upon my shoulder, and bind it as a crown to me. "
Oriental Customs: Or an Illustration of the Sacred Scriptures - Page 127
by Samuel Burder - 1804
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The Works of Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 6

Alexander Pope - 1824 - 494 pages
...of the book of Job : Behold, my desire is, that mine adversary should write a book. Surely I should take it upon my shoulder, and bind it as a crown to me. Ch. xxxi. ver. 35, 36. Warburton. Ver. 220. Ye tinsel insects .'] Poets have frequently been partymen,...
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Illustrations of the holy Scriptures, Volume 3

George Paxton - 1825 - 552 pages
...such a custom Job evidently refers in these words : " Oh, that mine adversary had .written a book, surely I would take it upon my shoulder, and bind it as a crown to me,'"1 or, on my head. If the king of Persia beckon to any of his train, it is "• Geu. xli, 40. *...
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The Old Testament: Arranged in Historical & Chronological Order, (on the ...

George Townsend - Bible - 1826 - 902 pages
...the Almighty would answer me, and that mine advcr- !'*? !}/'," ijlj sary had written a book. mHa* 36 Surely I would take it upon my shoulder, and bind it as a crown to me. 37 I would declare unto him the number of my steps; as a prince would I go near unto him. 38 If my...
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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated Out of the ...

1828 - 1042 pages
...behold, my desire is, that the Almighty would answer me, and that mine adversary had written a book. 36 rom thee, which thou shalt beget, shall they take away ; and they shal 37 I would declare unto him the number of my steps ; as a prince would I go near unto him. 38 If my...
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The Worship of the Serpent Traced Throughout the World: Attesting the ...

John Bathurst Deane - Serpent worship - 1833 - 518 pages
...context evidently refers to some distinctive badge, worn by Job. The very next verse alludes to it — " Surely I would take it upon my shoulder, and bind it as a crown to me." A very curious form of the Taautic symbol is sometimes presented in Egyptian hieroglyphics — that...
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments, in the Common Version ...

1833 - 930 pages
...behold, my desire is, Hat the Almighty would answer me, and that my adversary had written a book. 36 For I know 37 I would declare to him the number of my steps ; as a prince would I go near to him. 38 If my land...
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Oriental Illustrations of the Sacred Scripture Collected from the Customs ...

Joseph Roberts - Bible - 1835 - 652 pages
...he has to repeat the puthenam, news of his country and journey, or any legend of olden time. 36. — "I would take it upon my shoulder, and bind it as a crown to me. " This refers to the accusations against the innocent Job. A man charged of a crime which he has not...
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Oriental Illustrations of the Sacred Scriptures,: Collected from the Customs ...

Joseph Roberts - Bible - 1835 - 652 pages
...he has to repeat the puthenam, news of his country and journey, or any legend of olden time. 36. — "I would take it upon my shoulder, and bind it as a crown to me. " This refers to the accusations against the innocent Job. A man charged of a crime which he has not...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 5

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - American periodicals - 1835 - 578 pages
...1835. No. 4. THE USES AND ABUSES OF CRITICISM. ' OB that mine adversary had written a book!' ' Surely I would take it upon my shoulder, and bind it as a crown unto me.' THIS language of the great Idumean Bard, has been often quoted, as a proof that there is...
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The holy Bible, with a comm. and critical notes by A. Clarke, Volume 3

Adam Clarke - 1836 - 924 pages
...Ante UC 0,767". me that the Almighty would answer me, and that mine adversary had written a book : 36 Ante I. Ol. cir. 744. ABteU.Cc767. • Heb. that there ore yet words i. 7. Eiod. xxiii. 2. ГСЬ. xxxiii. 6. t Or,behoU y tign is that the Almighty will answer...
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