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" Moreover thou shalt provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, and rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens... "
THE BIBLE AND THE CIVIL GOVERNMENT, IN A COURSE OF LECTURES, - Page 56
by J. M. MATHEWS, D. D. - 1851
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A dissertation on the civil government of the Hebrews. [With] An appendix

Moses Lowman - 1745
...place ' M fuch * Jofephus Ant. Jud. 1. Jii. c. 3. fuch over the People to be Rulers of Thoufands, Rulers of Hundreds, Rulers of Fifties and Rulers of' Tens, and let them judge the People Ex. xviii. a * att Seafons. . . 'The hard Caufes they brought 2o. unto Mo/es, but every Jinall Matter...
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Sermons. Memoirs of Captain John Creichton.-v.11-15. Letters

Jonathan Swift - 1801
...destructive to the state, as to the church. It was the advice of Jethro to his son-in-law Moses, to " provide able men, such as fear God, men " of truth, hating covetousness," and to place such over the people ; and Moses, who was as wise a statesman at least as any in this age,...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's ..., Volume 10

Jonathan Swift - 1801
...destructive to the state, as to the church. It was the advice of Jethro to his son-in-law Moses, to " provide able men, such as fear God, men " of truth, hating covetousness," and to place such over the people ; and Moses, who was as wise a statesman at least as any in this age,...
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A Short and Plain Exposition of the Old Testament: With Devotional ..., Volume 1

Job Orton, Robert Gentleman - Bible - 1805
...covetousness, who wiilnot take a bribe to fier-vert justice, but will act a generous, disinterested /tart ; and place [such] over them, [to be] rulers of thousands,...of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens ; thus forming greater and lesser courts of 22 justice : And let them judge the people at all seasons,...
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A Scripture Account of the Faith and Practice of Christians: Consisting of ...

Hugh Gaston - Bible - 1807 - 506 pages
...19. See Lev. xix. 15. Amos v. I5. XCVIII. Qualifications of the civil magistrate. Exod. xviii. 21. Thou shalt provide out of all the people able men,...men of truth, hating covetousness, and place such to be rulers. Deut. i. 13. Take ye wise men and understanding, known among your tribes, and I will...
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The works of ... Ezekiel Hopkins, arranged and revised, with a ..., Volume 1

Ezekiel Hopkins (bp. of Derry.) - 1809
...filthy channels. Kings, therefore, should do according to the counsel of Jethro : Exod. xviii. 21. Provide, out of all the people, able men ; such, as...men of truth, hating covetousness : and place such as these over them. But where this course is not taken ; but such are intrusted with command and authority,...
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A Narrative of the Confinement and Exile of William Steel Dickson, D. D ...

William Steel Dickson - Digital images - 1812 - 489 pages
...; and prescribes it as an dispensable quality in men who are to be intrusted with civil power. " * Provide, out of all the people, able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness :" " f Wise men, and understanding, known among your tribes, and place such to be rulers over you ;"...
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A narrative of the confinement and exile of William Steel Dickson [the ...

William Steel Dickson - 1812
...; and prescribes it as an dispensable quality in men who are to be intrusted with civil power. " * Provide, out of all the people, able men, such as fear God, men of truth, bating covetousness :'* " f Wise men, and understanding, known among yoor tribes, and place such to...
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A Collection of Sermons: Which Have Been Preached on Various ..., Volume 3

Nathanael Emmons - Congregational churches - 1813 - 534 pages
...trusts reposed in them. He directed his people, in the choice of their civil officers, "to provide able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness." And he said by the mouth of David, "he that ruleth over men must be just, ruling in tke fear of God." Though...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Twelve sermons. Tracts

Jonathan Swift, Walter Scott - 1814
...destructive to the state as to the church. It was the advice of Jethro to his son-in-law Moses, to " provide able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness," and to place, such over the people; and Moses, who was as wise a statesman at least as any in this age,...
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