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" I have said to corruption, Thou art my father to the worm, Thou art my mother, and my sister. "
The Book of Job - Page 64
1857 - 188 pages
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The Whole Works, Volume 3

James Ussher - Theology - 1625
...140. ver. 4. • Ibid. 104. ver. 29. ' Job, chap. 17. ver. 13, 14. have made my bed in the darkness. I have said to corruption, Thou art my father : to the worm, Thou art my mother, and my sister." This is that common sepulchre, non factum sed natum, not made by the hand of man, but provided by nature...
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A Collection of Sermons and Tracts ...: To which are Prefixed ..., Volume 1

John Gill - Sermons - 1773
...him : If I wait , fays ht, tbe grave is mine houfe : I have nade my bed in tbe darknefs : I have faid to corruption, Thou art my father ; to the worm, Thou art my mother and myfifier *. Now Job's fupport under all this was, his fettled and fccure intereft in a living Redeemer,...
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Sermons i. On the efficacy of prayer and intercession. ii. On the articles ...

Samuel Ogden - 1780
...breach upon breach. My face is foul with weeping, and on my eyelids is the jhadow of death. 1 have faid to corruption, thou art my father; to the worm, thou art my mother and my jifter. God hath overthrown me: I cry out of wrong, but I am not heard ; I cry aloud, but there is...
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Human Nature in Its Fourfold State: Of Primitive Integrity, Entire ...

Thomas Boston - Salvation - 1787 - 327 pages
...thou, and do Hkewife; and when death comes, thou fhalt have nothing ado but to ly down «' I have faid to corruption, thou art my father; to the worm, thou art my mother and my (Mer." Do thou fay fo too; and thou wilt be the fitter to go home to their houfe. Be frequently reflecting...
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Sacred Extracts: Or, Books and Chapters Selected from the New and Old ...

Bible - 1788 - 577 pages
...darknefs. 13 If I wait, the grave is mine houfe : I have made my bed in the darknefs. 14 I'have faid to corruption, Thou art my father: to the worm, Thou art my mother, and my fifter. 1 5 And where is now my hope ? as for my hope, who fhall fee it ? 1 6 They fhall go down to...
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Gospel Sonnets: Or, Spiritual Songs, in Six Parts ... Concerning Creation ...

Ralph Erskine - Religious poetry - 1793 - 371 pages
...go unto one place, and all are of the duft, and all turn to duff again. t Job xvii. 1 4. I have faid to corruption, Thou art my father; to the worm, Thou art my mother, and my fifter. Chap. xix. 26. And though after my fldn worms dcftray this body, yet in my flefh fhall I fee...
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Practical Sermons, Preached at Hendon, in Middlesex

William Martin Trinder - Sermons - 1793 - 289 pages
...feveral ftations in it, without calling us into his counfel, who are but duft and afhes, who may " fay to corruption, Thou art my father; to the worm, Thou art my mother, and my fifter," Job xvii. 14. If, indeed, by our difcretion, or honeft induftry, we may render our condition...
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Sermons

George Lyon - Bible - 1794 - 412 pages
...If I wait," fays Job, " the grave is my houfe ; I have made my bed in the 'c darknefs ; I have faid to corruption, Thou art my " father ; to the worm, Thou art my mother, and " my filter. Then does the duft return to the earth " as it was, and the fpirit returns to God who gave...
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The mutual duties of husbands and wives, a sermon,: occasioned by ..., Volume 4

1801 - 43 pages
...— " death fhall feed upon it." The charmer, looking in vain for admirers, fays " to cor" ruption, Thou art my father : to the " worm, Thou art my mother, and my " fifter." — Prolong life. Accidents may diffigure, and difeafes corrode. — How quickly time changes...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate, Volume 69

1869
...speaking thus (ver. 18,14): — "If I wait, the grave is mine house : I have made my bed in the darkness. I have said to corruption, Thou art my father : to the worm, Thou art my mother and sister." And once more, in the 10th verse of the chapt«r in which the words under our review occur,...
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