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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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A Call to the Unconverted: Now Or Never; and Fifty Reasons why a Sinner ...

Richard Baxter - Conversion (Christian) - 1825 - 388 pages
...conversion and life. And as the apostle saith, " Because he can swear by no greater, he swaie by himself. For men verily swear by the greater : and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of strife. Wherein God willing more abundantly to show unto the heirs of promise the immutability of his...
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The Principles of Moral and Political Philosophy

William Paley - Ethics - 1825 - 464 pages
...of the custom of swearing judicially, without any mark of censure or disapprobation : " Men " vcrilv swear by the greater ; and " an oath, for confirmation, is " to them an end of all strife." Upon the strength of these reasons, we explain our Saviour's words to relate, not to judicial oaths,...
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The theology of the early patriarchs, illustrated by an appeal to subsequent ...

Thomas Tregenna Biddulph - 1825
...multiplying I will multiply thee. And so, after he had patiently endured, he obtained the promise. For men verily swear by the greater, and an oath for confirmation is to them an ead of all strife. Wherein God, willing more abundantly to show unto the heirs of promise the immutability...
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A Treatise on Christian Doctrine: Compiled from the Holy ..., Volume 2

John Milton - Theology, Doctrinal - 1825 - 458 pages
...of an oath. Exod. xx. 7. ' thou shalt not take the name of Jehovah thy God in vain.' Heb. vi. 1 6. ' men verily swear by the greater, and an oath for confirmation is to them the end of all strife.' An oath involving a promise is to be observed, even contrary to our interest,...
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A Treatise on Christian Doctrine: Compiled from the Holy Scriptures Alone

John Milton - Bible - 1825 - 711 pages
...solemnity of an oath. Exod. xx. 7. thou shalt not take the name of Jehovah thy God in vain. Heb. vi. 16. men verily swear by the greater, and an oath for confirmation is to them the end of all strife. An oath involving a promise is to be observed, even contrary to our interest,...
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Scientia Biblica: Containing the New Testament, in the Original ..., Volume 3

William Carpenter - Bible - 1825
...r!h и Gd made promue ta Abraham, because he could swear by no greater, he sware by himielf, * For men verily swear by the greater : and an oath for confirmation i to them an end of all strife. Wherein God, willing more abanAD 64. HEB. VI. 13 — 10. Л. D. 64....
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An Apology for the True Christian Divinity: Being an Explanation and ...

Robert Barclay - Society of Friends - 1826 - 558 pages
...They object, But the apostle Paul op- Object. proves oaths used among men, when he writes, Heb. vi. 1 6. For men verily swear by the greater, and an oath...for confirmation is to them an end of all strife. But there are as many contests, fallacies, and differences at this time as there ever were ; therefore...
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The Riverside New Testament: A Translation from the Original Greek Into the ...

William Gay Ballantine - Bible - 1923 - 449 pages
...and greatly multiply you." And so after patient waiting Abraham obtained what was promised. For men swear by the greater and an oath for confirmation is to them the end of all dispute. In this case God being abundantly willing to show to the heirs of the promise...
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Report of the Mildmay park conference

Mildmay conference - 1883 - 2062 pages
...multiplying I will multiply thee. And so, after he had patiently endured, he obtained the promise. For men verily swear by the greater : and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all strife. Wherein God, willing more abundantly to show unto the heirs of promise the immutability of His counsel,...
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Epistle to the Hebrews

John Owen - Religion - 288 pages
...the benefit and comfort of them — whose actual accomplishment in this world they do not behold. " For men verily swear by the greater, and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all strife." Observe, 1. That there is, as we are in a state of nature, a strife and difference between God and...
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