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" The sluggard is wiser in his own conceit than seven men that can render a reason. "
Euclid's Elements of geometry [book 1-6, 11,12] with explanatory notes ... - Page vi
by Euclides - 1845
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments and the ..., Volume 7

1611
...slothful hideth his hand in his bosom ; It grieveth him to bring it again to his mouth. The sluggard is wiser in his own conceit Than seven men that can render a reason. He that passeth by, and meddleth with strife belonging not to him, Is like one that taketh a dog by...
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The Works of Robt. Leighton: Together with the Life of the Author, Volume 1

Robert Leighton, George Jerment - Theology - 1805
...drunk with an over-weening opinion of themselves, and the unworthiest most; A sluggard, (says Solomon) is wiser in his own conceit than seven men that can render a reason' ; and not finding others of their mind, this frets and troubles them. They take the ready course to...
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A Short and Plain Exposition of the Old Testament: With Devotional ..., Volume 5

Job Orton, Robert Gentleman - Bible - 1805
...Thus habits of idleness grow: the less a man doth, the lens he i* 16 dix/lourd to d'j. The sluggard [is] wiser in his own conceit than seven men that can render a reason ; as btu/iid a creature as he is, he fias a great conceit of his own abilities, though he hat 1 7 nothing...
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A Scripture Account of the Faith and Practice of Christians: Consisting of ...

Hugh Gaston - Bible - 1807 - 506 pages
...thou a man wise in his own conceit, there is more hope of a fool than of him. Ver. 1 6. The sluggard is wiser in his own conceit, than seven men that can render a reason. xxxviii. 11. The rich man is wise in his own conceit. Ver. 26. He that trusteth in his own heart is...
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Paraphrases on hard texts

Joseph Hall - 1808
...than for a drunken man to handle a thorn bush: this wounds him; that shames him. XXVI. 16 The sluggard is wiser in his own conceit than seven men that can render a reason. The sluggard will not be beaten out of his sloth; and, let never so many wise men persuade him to shake...
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The works of ... Joseph Hall, with some account of his life and ..., Volume 3

Joseph Hall (bp. of Norwich.) - 1808
...goeth up into the hand of a drunkard, so is a parable in the mouth of fools. XXVI. 16 The sluggard is wiser in his own conceit than seven men that can render a reason. The sluggard will not be beaten out of his sloth; and, let never so many wise men persuade him to shake...
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The works of ... Joseph Hall, with some account of his life and ..., Volume 10

Joseph Hall (bp. of Norwich.) - 1808
...in) There is Л lion without (saith he) I shall be slain in the street : who althowgb herein he be wiser in his own conceit, than seven men that can render a reason : Yet (the truth is) he, thut (so much as) fellows the Ше, is destitute of tmderstemdmff ; he lusteih...
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments; Together with the ...

1809 - 959 pages
...slothful hitleth lun hand in his bosom ; it grieveth him to bring it again to his mouth. 1 6 The sluggard 17 He that passeth by,' and meddlelh with strife belonging not to him, in like one that taketh a d"g...
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Twelve addresses, on moral and religious subjects: delivered to young ...

Isaac Taylor - 1811
...knowledge. Though at the same time, they are conceited enough, Prov. xxvi. 16'. " The slothful man is wiser in his own conceit, than seven men that can render a reason." And the worst of all is, it leads to vice. (! The devil finds some mischief still, for idle hands to...
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The works of ... William Huntington ... to the close of the year MDCCCVI.

William Huntington (works.) - 1811
...fetches his knowledge from afar, namely, from the Father of lights; and thence it is that, " The sluggard is wiser in his own conceit than seven men that can render a reason," Prov. xxvi. 16. That strange sleepy frame that you complain of, and which often comes upon God's people...
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