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" And lest I should be exalted above measure through the abundance of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure. "
The Works... - Page 73
by William Paley - 1824
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A Common-place-book to the Holy Bible: Or The Scriptures Sufficiency ...

John L. Locke - Bible - 1824 - 493 pages
...refine them as silver. — Zech. xiii. 9. Lest I should be exalted above measure, &c. there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan, to buffet me. — 2 Cor. xii. 7. III. To make them remember God, and things above ; to look to, own them, and close...
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The Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical ..., Volume 6

1824
...by the • 1 Cor. v. 3—5. f " When St. Paul says of himself, (t Cor. xii. 7.) ' there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan, to buffet me,' we may also interpret his words as implying some bodily disease. It was Satan who was allowed to tempt...
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A concise view of the Scriptures, shewing their consistency, and their ...

1824 - 149 pages
...7. measure, through the abundance of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest 'I should be exalted above measure. For this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it might depart from me; and he said unto me, My grace...
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The Works of William Paley: Sermons

William Paley, Edmund Paley - Bible - 1825
...Lest I should be exalted above measure through the abundance of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to...you have heard, you will not wonder, that this same Saint Paul should pronounce himself to be " the chief of sinners." — " Jesus Christ came into the...
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Scientia Biblica: Containing the New Testament, in the Original ..., Volume 3

William Carpenter - Bible - 1825
...leet I should be exalted above measure through the abundance of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to...buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure, xii. 7. VER. 14. Ket Tͻ irstfaa-fjt^i fjitv те I тч ff&ni /MV^UX. feui-aTl,...
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An Inquiry Into the Scriptural Import of the Words Sheol, Hades, Tartarus ...

Walter Balfour - Future punishment - 1825 - 348 pages
...lest I should be exalted above measure, through the abundance of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of satan, to...buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure." The word which is here translated messenger is angelos, and which in other places is rendered angel....
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Hele's Select offices of private devotion

Richard Hele - Devotional literature - 1825 - 546 pages
...Lest I should be exalted above measure through the abundance of the revelations^ there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to...buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure. For this thing I be-- sought the Lord thrice, that it might depart from me. And He said unto me, My...
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Essays on the Evidences, Doctrines, and Practical Operation of Christianity

Joseph John Gurney - Apologetics - 1825 - 566 pages
...has related a defined and memorable instance. " There was given to me," says he to the Corinthians, " a thorn in the flesh; the messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure. For this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it might depart from me. And he said unto me, My grace...
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Scientia Biblica: Containing the New Testament, in the Original ..., Volume 2

William Carpenter - Bible - 1825
...should be exalted above measure through the abundance of the revelations, there was given to me a thon in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure, 2 Cor. xii. 7. For if a man think hineelf to be something. when he is nothing, he deceiretb binAD 60....
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The Works of William Paley: With a Life of the Author, Volume 3

William Paley - Theology - 1825
...and then proceeds to describe a particular instance, and afterwards adds, " lest I should be exalted above measure through the abundance of the revelations, there was given me a thorn in the flesh." Upon the whole, the matter admits of no softening qualification or ambiguity whatever. If St. Paul...
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