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" Behold, the tears of the oppressed, and they had no comforter. Wherefore, I praised the dead which are already dead, more than the living who are yet alive." Yea — -presently — haste to be just before the time comes, for presently — " The small... "
America as I Found it - Page 207
by Mary Grey Lundie Duncan - 1852 - 380 pages
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The Connecticut Evangelical Magazine, Volume 4

Missions - 1803
...ftate cf man by nature, and therefore the infpired writer proceeds to fay, " I praifed the dead who are already dead, more than the living who are yet alive ; yea, better is ' he than both they, who hath not yet feen the fun or known any thing." The charafter, enjoyments...
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A Defence of some important doctrines of the Gospel, in twenty-six sermons ...

1826 - 660 pages
...makes the condition of saints departed worse than that of the living; whereas, the wise man says, " 1 praised the dead, which are already dead, more than the living, which are yet alive;" Eccl. iv. 2. the reason is, because " blessed are the dead which die in the Lord,...
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The English Version of the Polyglott Bible: Containing the Old and New ...

Bible - 1836 - 1174 pages
...sucfiatuxrv oppressed, and they had no comforter; li'iw power; but they had no comforter. 2 Vviitrefore 1 praised the dead which are already dead, more than the living wtiif h a.ic yet alive. 3 Tea, A better is he than both thcv which hath not yet been, who hath ml sun....
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A Treatise on Slavery: In which is Shown Forth the Evil of Slave Holding ...

James Duncan - Slavery - 1840 - 136 pages
...comfort ; and on the side of their oppressors there was power, but they had no comforter. Wherefore I praised the dead which are already dead, more than the living who are yet alive." That these words were designed to display the miserable condition of persons in a state of abject slavery...
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America as I Found it

Mary Grey Lundie Duncan - African Americans - 1852 - 440 pages
...to arise in the mind : " Behold, the tears of the oppressed, and they had no comforter. Wherefore, I praised the dead which are already dead, more than...Having fallen on this sore subject, it is right to make a remark or two to place British motives for remarking on the condition of the Africo-American race...
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The Christian Witness, and Church Member's Magazine, Volume 11

Theology - 1854
...side of the oppressors there was power, but they had no comforter. Wherefore I praised the dead who are already dead, more than the living who are yet alive ; yea, better is he than both they who hath not yet been, who hath not seen the evil work that is done under...
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Bible Threatenings Explained: Or, Passages of Scripture Sometimes Quoted to ...

John Wesley Hanson - Future punishment - 1878 - 209 pages
...away to death in his wickedness, the righteous has hope. He expresses the same idea when he says : ;1 1 praised the dead which are already dead more than the living which are yet alive." — Ecc. iv 2. When the wicked die in their wickedness, the righteous have hope...
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A Select Library of Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers of the Christian Church ...

Philip Schaff, Henry Wace - Christian literature, Early - 1896
...but later than many of our writers, spoke thus in Ecclesiastes : " And I praised all the departed, which are already dead, more than the living, who are yet alive. And better than both they is he who hath not yet been born, and who hath not seen this evil work which...
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A Select Library of Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers of the Christian Church ...

Philip Schaff, Henry Wace - Christian literature, Early - 1896
...time, but later than many of our writers, spoke thus in Ecclesiastes : "And I praised all the departed, which are already dead, more than the living, who are yet alive. And better than both they is he who hath not ye; been born, and who hath not seen this evil work which...
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The Noonday Cemetery and Other Stories

Gustaw Herling - Fiction - 2006 - 281 pages
...the preacher: "vanity and chasing the wind." Twice, with tears in her eyes, she read this passage: 1 praised the dead which are already dead more than the living which are yet alive. Yea, better is he than both they, which hath not yet been, who hath not seen the...
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