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" Two things have I required of thee ; deny me them not before I die. Remove far from me vanity and lies ; give me neither poverty nor riches ; feed me with food convenient for me : lest I be full and deny thee, and say, Who is the Lord ? or lest I be poor... "
The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments and the Apocrypha - Page 76
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The Analysis of Human Nature: Or, An Investigation of the Means to ..., Volume 2

Samuel Phelps - Great Britain - 1818
...me vanity and lies; give me neither poverty not riches; feed me with food convenient for me, lest 1 be full and deny thee, and say, who is the Lord ?...and steal, and take the name of my God in vain*." Aristotle says, if there be a general idea of goodness, common to all things called good, and separable...
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Sermons, Volume 3

Hugh Blair - Sermons - 1818
...to moderate views of human life and human happiness. Remember and admire the wisdom of Agur's wish. Remove far from me vanity and lies. Give me neither...riches. Feed me with food convenient for me: Lest I be fully and deny thee, and say, Who is the Lord ? Lord? or lest I be poor, and steal, and take SERMON...
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Memoirs of Her Late Royal Highness Charlotte-Augusta of Wales, and of Saxe ...

Thomas Green - Great Britain - 1818 - 576 pages
...and of hope. ' Give me neither poverty nor riches,' said one of the wisest of men, ' lest I be lull, and deny thee, and say, Who is the Lord? or lest I be poor, and steal, and take the name of God in vain.' While riches exempt their possessors from the temptation of meaner vices, his observation...
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A System of Revealed Religion ...

Theology, Doctrinal - 1819
...riches, and knoweth not who shall gather them. And now, Lord, what wait I for? my hope is in thecf. Two things have I required of thee, deny me them not...poor, and steal, and take the name of my God in vain*. Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, and not to covetousness ; turn away mine eyes from beholding...
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Fifty-two lectures on the Catechism of the Church of England. To ..., Volume 3

sir Adam Gordon (bart.) - 1819
...devourers of our neighbour's bread, according to the spirit of Agur's prayer in Prov. xxx. 8, 9; Remove from me vanity and lies^ give me neither poverty nor...or lest I be poor and steal, and take the name of God in vain. In this view of the expression, therefore, we pray God to continue that blessing upon...
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Sermons on the doctrines and duties of Christianity [by H.M. Bowdler].

Henrietta Maria Bowdler - 1819
...for ourselves, every wise man would say with Agur in the book of Proverbs,* " Give me neither poverty nor riches, feed me with food convenient for me, lest...poor, and steal, and take the name of my GOD in vain." But He, who best knows what is fit for us, has not left us this choice. He has placed us in different...
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Fifty-two lectures on the Catechism of the Church of England. To ..., Volume 2

sir Adam Gordon (bart.) - 1819
...Jar from me vanity and lies ; give me neither poverty nor riches ; feed me with food convenient Jbr me, l-est I be full, and deny thee, and say, Who is...poor, and steal, and take the name of my God in vain. 1 HTS is that law of the second table, which treats particularly of our duty with relation to our neighbour's...
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Dissertation on the first principles of government

Thomas Paine - Political science - 1819
...; give me. neither riches nor ppverly, but feed me with food convenient for me : lest I befvll.and deny thee, and say, Who is the- Lord? or lest I be...and steal, , and take the name of my God in vain." This has not any of the marks of being a Jewish prayer, for the Jews never prayed bat •when they...
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Sermons

Hugh Blair - 1820
...to moderate views of human life and human happiness. Remember and admire the wisdom of Agur's wish. Remove far from me vanity and lies. Give me neither...poor, and steal, and take the name of my God in vain. * — Let me recommend, II. MODERATION in our pursuits. Wishes and desires rest within. If immoderate,...
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Sermons

Hugh Blair - 1820
...prayer to God; Remove far from me vanity and lies. Give me neither poverty nor riches. Feed me withJbod convenient for me. Lest I be full and deny thee, and...poor and steal, and take the name of my God in vain. * He whose wishes respecting the possessions of this world, are the most reasonable and bounded, is...
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