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" If thou hast run with the footmen, and they have wearied thee, then how canst thou contend with horses? and if in the land of peace, wherein thou trustedst, they wearied thee, then how wilt thou do in the swelling of Jordan? "
The down-hill of life, its exercises, temptations, and dangers - Page 97
by Thomas Harrison Walker - 1866 - 139 pages
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Sermons

Alexander Hamilton Vinton - 1856
...reply of the Lord to the Prophet, or as the Prophet's own inspired demand of the wicked themselves : "If thou hast run with the footmen, and they have wearied thee, then how wilt thou contend with horses? and if in the land of peace, wherein thou trustedst, they wearied...
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Dynevor Terrace: Or, The Clue of Life, Volume 2

Charlotte Mary Yonge - Cousins - 1857
...of their household than I do, but I have never dared to think of her ! Do you remember the words, ' If thou hast run with the footmen and they have wearied thee—'' ' There are some people who can run with the horsemen better than with the footmen,' said Miss Salome....
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The Ethics of the Old Testament

Hinckley Gilbert Thomas Mitchell - Bible - 1912 - 417 pages
...appeal shows that he was really telling his own experience. It is not an explanation, but a rebuke: "If thou hast run with the footmen, and they have wearied thee, then how canst thou contend with horses ?" which means, If thy faith is not strong enough to support...
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The Ethics of the Old Testament,.

Hinckley Gilbert Thomas Mitchell (G. T.) - Jewish ethics - 1912 - 417 pages
...appeal shows that he was really telling his own experience. It is not an explanation, but a rebuke: "If thou hast run with the footmen, and they have wearied thee, then how canst thou contend with horses ?" which means, If thy faith is not strong enough to support...
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The Bible: Its Origin, Its Significance, and Its Abiding Worth

Arthur Samuel Peake - Bible - 1913 - 517 pages
...remonstrance for appointing him such a task with stern rebuke and the promise of still harder trials. ' If thou hast run with the footmen and they have wearied thee, then how wilt thou contend with horses ? and if in a land of peace thou fleest, then how wilt thou...
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Daily Meditations on the Christian Life for Every Day in the Year, Volume 2

McVeigh Harrison - Christian life - 1916
...to our Lord about such treatment from his own father's house and the answer he received was this : ' If thou hast run with the footmen, and they have wearied thee, then how canst thou charge at the bridles of the coursers?' (Jer. xii: 5). God's meaning was that the...
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The Holy Scriptures According to the Masoretic Text

Max Leopold Margolis - Bible - 1917 - 1136 pages
...dwell therein, the beasts are consumed, and the birds ; Because they said: 'He seeth not our end.' e- es shall be turned unto others, Their fields and their wives t Then how canst thou contend with horses? And though in a land of peace thou art secure, Yet how wilt...
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Prayers and Thanksgivings for a Christian Year

Isaac Ogden Rankin - Prayers - 1918 - 306 pages
...Hour of Trial But thou, 0 Lord, knowest me; thou hast seen me and tried mine heart toward thee. . . . If thou hast run with the footmen, and they have wearied thee, then how canst thou contend with horses? and if in the land of peace wherein thou trustedst, they wearied...
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Perpetual Light: A Memorial

William Rose Benét - Poetry - 1919 - 135 pages
...As through tears and praise she goes With the children crowding round her! STRENGTH BEYOND STRENGTH "If thou hast run with the footmen and they have wearied thee, what wilt thou do with the horsemen?" Breathless, beaten as with whips of wonder, Scourged and naked...
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The Cottager in Town and Country, Issue 1

Christian literature, English - 1861
...strength, and have the sound of the gospel in your ears, how will it be when you come to die ? " For if thou hast run with the footmen, and they have wearied thee, then how canst thou contend with horses ? and if in the land of peace, wherein thou trustedst, they...
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