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" All this came upon the king Nebuchadnezzar. At the end of twelve months he walked in the palace of the kingdom of Babylon. And the king spake and said, Is not this great Babylon that I have built for the house of the kingdom by the might of my power,... "
An abridgment of Scripture history, consisting of lessons selected from the ... - Page 241
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The Edinburgh Christian Instructor, Volume 23

Christianity - 1823
...built for the honour of the kingdom, by the might of my power, and for the honour of my majesty ? But while the word was in the king's mouth, there fell...it is spoken ; the kingdom is departed from thee." At a period anterior to this epoch, the army and power of Sennacherib, king of Assyria, his predecessor...
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The Friends' Library: Comprising Journals, Doctrinal Treatises ..., Volume 1

William Evans, Thomas Evans - Quakers - 1837
...before the pride of his power had filled his heart, and then his mouth, with this haughty question, " Is not this great Babylon that I have built, for the...might of my power, and for the honour of my majesty ?" But we are told, that while the words were in his mouth, a voice from heaven rebuked the pride of...
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The Theology of the Old Testament, Or, A Biblical Sketch of the Religious ...

Georg Lorenz Bauer - Bible - 1838 - 165 pages
...the poor. This idea points to yet later times when almsgiving was considered highly meritorious. " While the word was in the king's mouth, there fell...it is spoken; The kingdom is departed from thee." — Chap. iv. 31. " Wherefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable unto thee, and break off thy sins...
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Twenty-one plain sermons, doctrinal and practical

Edward Edwards (rector of Penegoes.) - 1838 - 120 pages
...Hear, again, how the same mighty king boasted of his strength and the strength of his kingdom : " Is not this great Babylon that I have built for the house...of my power, and for the honour of my majesty ?"1 But, ah ! how sud* 2 Kings xix. 9 Dan. iii. IS. ' Dan. iv. 30. denly was he deprived of his power and...
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A gazetteer of the Old and New Testaments: to which is added the ..., Volume 1

William Fleming - 1838
...may be said to have built it. Hence we find him thus exclaiming, in his own vain-glorious boast, " Is not this great Babylon that I have built for the house...might of my power, and for the honour of my majesty ?" Dan. iv. 30. It is frequently expressed in Scripture that a person built a city who chiefly enlarged,...
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A practical exposition of the Acts of the Apostles, lectures, Volume 1

John Bird Sumner (abp. of Canterbury.) - 1838
...Nebuchadnezzar, like Herod, was lifted up by the pride of his wealth and majesty. " He walked in the palace, and the king spake, and said, Is not this great Babylon,...the house of the kingdom by the might of my power, for the honour of my majesty ? While the word was in the king's mouth, there fell a voice from heaven,...
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The theology of the Old Testament, or, A biblical sketch of the religious ...

Georg Lorenz Bauer - 1838
...idea points to yet later times when almsgiving was considered highly meritorious. "While the word wag in the king's mouth, there fell a voice from heaven,...it is spoken; The kingdom is departed from thee." — Chap. iv. 31. " Wherefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable unto thee, and break off thy sins...
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The Pro and Con of Universalism: Both as to Its Doctrines and Moral Bearings ...

George Rogers - Apologetics - 1839 - 384 pages
...doings. To Nebuchadnezzar, the proud monarch of Babylon, was afforded an experimental proof of this. " The king spake and said, Is not this great Babylon,...might of my power, and for the honour of my majesty ? While the word was in the king's mouth, there fell a voice from heaven, saying, 0 king Nebuchadnezzar,...
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National sins the cause of national sufferings, a sermon

Mathew Blagden Hale - 1839
...such a favoured condition ? Is not our feeling generally rather that of the proud Eastern king ? " Is not this great Babylon that I have built for the house...might of my power, and for the honour of my majesty ?" And because we gave not God the glory — because we have never humbly declared, " Not unto us,...
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Friendship with God illustrated in the life of Abraham, discourses

Robert Pedder Buddicom - 1839
...been an idolater as flagrant as Nebuchadnezzar, when he said concerning the city of his pride, " Is not this great Babylon, that I have built for the...might of my power, and for the honour of my majesty ; " or as if he had joined the cry of those who shouted " Great is Diana of the Ephesians;" or as if...
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