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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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Bible illustrations: consisting of apophthegms [ &c.], grouped ..., Volume 3

James Lee (M.A.) - 1867 - 508 pages
...behold, my desire is, that the Almighty would answer me, and that mine adversary had written a book. B2 Surely I would take it upon my shoulder, and bind it as a crown to me. " I would declare •onto him the number of my steps ; as a prince would I go near •onto him. w If...
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The Holy Scriptures

Mormon Church - 1867 - 1216 pages
...behold, my desire is, that the Almighty would answer me, and that mine adversary had written a book. 36 my God, and have done according to all tbat tbou hast commanded me. 15 37 I would declare nnto him the number of my steps ; as a prince would I go near unto him. 38 If my...
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An Address Delivered in the First Parish, Beverly, October 2, 1867: On the ...

Christopher Toppan Thayer - Beverly (Mass.) - 1868 - 88 pages
...own handwriting, from the Book of Job, the passage, " Would that mine adversary had written a book! surely I would take it upon my shoulder, and bind it as a crown to me." An adversary of his Calef clearly was, — an opponent not wholly free from acerbity, because, with...
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The North American Review, Volume 108

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1869 - 784 pages
...Mather's in these words : " Job xxxi. 35, 80. My Desire is — that mine Adversary had written a Book. Surely I would take it upon my Shoulder, and bind it as a Crown to me. Co : Mather." In " Some Few Remarks " (p. 80), he says: " He [Calef] has been so uncivil as to print...
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The Philosophy of Language; Or, Language as an Exact Science: Subjectively ...

David Henry Cruttenden - English language - 1870 - 618 pages
...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. I would declare unto him the number of my steps; as a prince would I go near unto him. Ellipsis or...
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Scripture readings for schools and families, by C.M. Yonge, Volume 1

Charlotte Mary Yonge - 1871 - 226 pages
...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. I would declare unto him the number of my steps ; As a prince would I go near unto him. If my land...
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The Holy Bible, According to the Authorized Version (A.D. 1611): Hebrews-The ...

Frederic Charles Cook - Bible - 1873 - 722 pages
...desire /*, that the I?" Almighty would answer me, and r that mine adversary had written a ". book. 36 , 3 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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Hints and Helps in Pastoral Theology

William Swan Plumer - Church group work - 1874 - 396 pages
...iron pen and lead in the rock forever !" (xix., 23, 24). " Oh that mine adversary had written a book ! Surely I would take it upon my shoulder, and bind it as a crown to me" (xxxi., 35, 36). So that it is certain that influencing men by some form of writing is very ancient....
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Thoughts on the Book of Job

Robert Fame Hutchinson - Bible - 1875 - 298 pages
...[is, that] the Almighty would answer me, And [that] mine adversary had written a book. 36 Surely 1 would take it upon my shoulder, [And] bind it [as] a crown to me. 37 / would declare unto him the number of my steps; As a prince would I go near unto him. In these...
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The Homilist; or, The pulpit for the people, conducted by D ..., Volume 2

David Thomas - 1876 - 494 pages
...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. I would declare unto him the number of my steps; as a prince would I go near unto him." He appeals...
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