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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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Sermons, Volume 3

Hugh Blair - 1820
...Remove far from me vanity and lies. Give me neither poverty nor riches. Feed me with food convenient/or me : Lest I be full, and deny thee, and say, Who is...poor, and steal, and take the name of my God in vain. * — Let rne recommend, II. Moderation in our pursuits. Wishes and desires rest within. If immoderate,...
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Sermons ...: With a Short Account of the Life and Character of the ..., Volume 2

Hugh Blair - Sermons - 1820
...recorded in the book of Proverbs, to have been the wish and choice of one who was eminent for wisdom. Remove far from me vanity and lies. Give me neither...convenient for me. l,est I be full, and deny thee, find say. Who is the Lord ? or lest I be poor, find steal, and take the name of my God in vain.* From...
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Sermons ...: With a Short Account of the Life and Character of the ..., Volume 3

Hugh Blair - Sermons - 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...riches, feed me with food convenient for me : Lest I befall, and deny thee, and say, Who is the Lord ? or lest I be poor, and steal, and take the name of...
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Sermons on Practical Subjects, Volume 1

Robert Walker, Hugh Blair - Presbyterian Church - 1820
...other peculiar to itself, as we learn from that well-conceived prayer of Agur, (Prov. xxx. 8, 9.) " Remove far from me vanity and lies ; give me neither...riches, feed me with food convenient for me : lest 1 be full and deny thee, and say, who is the Lord? or, lest I be poor and steal, and take the name...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1821 - 264 pages
...wisdom of Agur's petition : '' Remove far from me vanity and lies. Give me neither poverty nor^iches. Feed me with food convenient for me : lest I be full...and steal ; and take the name of my God in vain." BLAIR. SECTION XV. Omniscience and omnipresence of the DEITY, the source of consolation to goodmen....
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Sermons, Volume 2

Joseph Stevens Buckminster - 1829
...petition of our text. ' Lead me not, O God, into temptation by giving me either poverty or riches ; but feed me with food convenient for me, lest I be full...poor and steal, and take the name of my God in vain.' Again ; you are educated for a sedentary and contemplative life. You expect to know little of the manners...
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Collection of the Epistles from the Yearly Meeting of Friends in London from ...

London Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends) - 1821
...lie hath permitted you to move. In you, seems fnlfdled the wish of Agur : "Give me neither poverty nor riches ; feed me with food convenient for me ;...Who is the Lord? or lest I be poor, and steal, and lake the name of my God in vain." (Prov. xxx. 8, 9.) Among your number the society has often found...
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The Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature, Volume 16

Liberalism (Religion) - 1821
...Christianity has fully condemned. If the prayer be a proper one, " Give me neither poverty nor riches, * lest I be full and deny thee, and say, Who is the...poor and steal, and take the name of my God in vain," — then is that constitution of things the best which docs not expose men to these hurtful extremes,...
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Exposition of the book of proverbs, Volume 2

George Lawson - 1821
...the good of his soul, and only in such a measure as might consist with his best interests. Ver. 9. Lest I be full and deny thee, and say, Who is the...poor, and steal, and take the name of my God in vain. He prays for daily bread, that he might not be led into temptation ; and for the same reason he prays...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1821 - 263 pages
...moderate views of human life, and human happiness. Remember, and admire, the wisdom of Agur's petition : " Remove far from me vanity and lies. Give me neither...riches. Feed me with food convenient for me : lest 1 be full and deny thee , and say, who is the Lord ? or lest I be poor, and steal ; and take the name...
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