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" For men verily swear by the greater: and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all strife. "
An Exposition of the Epistle to the Hebrews: With the Preliminary Exercitations - Page 240
by John Owen, Edward Williams - 1812
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Oriental Customs: Or, An Illustration of the Sacred Scriptures, by ..., Volume 2

Samuel Burder - Bible - 1807
...their hands, Hence it came to signify supplications for peace. GILL, in /sc» No. 1366. — vi. 16. An oath for confirmation is to them an end of all strife.'] The manner in which an oath was taken amongst the Jews, and to which the apostle, writing to such, must...
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Sermons on Various Subjects, Evangelical, Devotional and Practical ..., Volume 1

Joseph Lathrop - Congregational churches - 1809
...sinful. The apostle to the Hebrews speaks of it as a known custom to terminate disputes in this manner. " Men. verily swear by the greater, and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all strife." - He manifestly speaks of this practice in terms of approbation, that he would treat with kindness...
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An essay on the equity of divine government, and the sovereignty of divine grace

Edward Williams - Providence and government of God - 1809 - 558 pages
...the promife of none effeft. Is " the law againft the promifes of GOD ? GOD fbr" bid. Men verily fwear by the greater, and an ** oath for confirmation is to them an end of all " ftrife. Wherein GOD willing more abundantly " to fhew unto the heirs of promife the immutability...
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History of the Church of Christ, Volume 3

Joseph Milner, Isaac Milner - Church history - 1809
...the honour of God, and the edification of our neighbour, as appears from Heb. vi 16. Men swear by a greater, and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all strife." Other scriptures are alleged by them to the same purport. Men who held these things should be acquitted...
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Sermons on Various Subjects, Evangelical, Devotional and Practical ..., Volume 1

Joseph Lathrop - Congregational churches - 1809
...it as a known custom to terminate disputes in this .manner. " Men verily swear by the greater, arid an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all strife." pe manifestly speaks of this practice ia .terms of approbation, Paul had the mind of Jesus Christ....
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A New Literal Translation from the Original Greek, of All the ..., Volume 5

James Macknight - 1810
...Christ. See Ess. v. Sect. 6. 1 5 And so, after he had patiently endured, he obtained the promise. 1 6 For men verily swear by the greater : and an oath...for confirmation is to them an end of all strife. 17 Wherein God willing more abundantly to shew unto the heirs of promise the immutability of his counsel,...
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The Confession of Faith: The Larger and Shorter Catechism with the Scripture ...

Church of Scotland - Presbyterianism - 1810 - 600 pages
...oath i but let your yea be yea ; and your ,uay, nay ; lest ye fall into condemnation. c Heb. vi. 1C. For men verily swear by the greater : and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all strife. 2 Cor. i. 23. [See letter b.] Isa. Ixv. 16. That he who blcsseth himself in the earth, shall bless...
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A New Literal Translation from the Original Greek, of All the ..., Volume 3

James Macknight - 1810
...himself, 14. Saying, surely blessing I will bless thee, and multiplying I will multifUy thee. — 16. For men -verily swear by the greater ; and an oath for confirmation, is to them an end of all contradiction. — 17. for which cause, God willing more abunVOL. III. 3 IS SECT. 3. ON THE COVENANT...
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Encyclopędia Britannica: or, A dictionary of arts and sciences, compiled by ...

Encyclopaedia Britannica - 1810
...the cuftom of fwearing judicially without any mark of cenfure or difapprobation : ' Men verily fwear by the greater ; and an oath, for confirmation, is to them an end of all flrife." But though a nation has an undoubted right to require the fecurity of an oath upon occafions...
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The Christian Entirely the Property of Christ, in Life and Death: Exhibited ...

Johannes van der Kemp - Heidelberger Katechismus - 1810
...capable of being believed, and we are obliged to believe others upon their oath : " For men swear hy the greater; -and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all strife," according to our text ; for we may not think that any man is so forgetful of God, that he would undertake...
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