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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 Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

Arminianism - 1840
...have a desire to the work of thine hands." (Job xiv. 12, &c.) "If J wait, the grave is mine house : I have said to corruption, Thou art my father : to...my mother and my sister. And where is now my hope ? when our rest together is in the dust." (Job xvii. 13, &c.) So also in the Psalms : " In death there...
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The Church catechism illustrated; in a series of scriptural examinations, on ...

Joshua Dixon (of Leeds.) - 1822
...bodies of men when they die ? They are dissolved hy corruption, and turned agai« into dust. I have safd to corruption, Thou art my father ; to the worm, thou art my mother and my sister,-— when our rest together is in the dust. Joh xvii, 1-1, 16. All flesh shall perish together, and man...
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An exposition of the Creed, ed. by C. Bradley

John Pearson (bp. of Chester.) - 1822
...after the soul hath deserted them, are left to all the sad effects of their mortality : we may say to corruption, " Thou art my father;" to the worm, " Thou art my mother and my sister;" our corpses go " down to the bars of the pit, and rest together in the dust," Job xvii. 14. Our death...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

Arminianism - 1865
...body will sleep till " the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised, " we were ready to say to corruption, "Thou art my father;" to the worm, " Thou art my mother and sister." But Divine revelation threw its flood of wondrous light upon the scene, and, 0, how changed...
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The Bardiad: A Poem in Two Cantos

Charles Burton - 1823 - 80 pages
...death."—Job, xvi. 11—16. " 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...of the pit, when our rest together is in the dust." Job, xvii. 13—16. " Terrors shall make him afraid on every side, and shall drive him to his feet...
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Cobbett's Political Register, Volume 47

Great Britain - 1823
...here ; and it is with these men that Mr. BROUGHAM forms a league, almost literally, " saying " unto corruption, Thou art my " father : to the worm, Thou art " my mother, and my sister." — JOB, chap. 17. v. 14. However, it is impossible to do the caitiffs justice without using their...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 46

1845
...made " the deep damp vault, the darkness, and the tomb,'' my nearest and most faithful friends, and have said "to corruption, Thou art my father ; to the worm, Thou art my brother and sister." This I conceived to be the greatest object of life; namely, to prepare for death,...
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The Christian guardian (and Church of England magazine).

1823
...is my house: I have made my bed in the darkness. I have said to corruption, Thou art AUffUST T»23. my father : to the worm, Thou -art my mother and my sister." Job, xvii. 13, 14. But grace teaches the believer to triumph over death and the grave, and to say with...
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A paraphrase on ... Ecclesiastes. To which are added the text of the ...

J Dennis Furley - 1824
...reptile. What can be more sublime, and, at the same time, more mortifying, than that expression of Job? 1 have said to corruption, Thou art my father : to the worm, Thou art my mother and my sister. 4 Some understand nothing else by these words, but the weakness of the stomach, which now loaths all...
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A Common-place-book to the Holy Bible: Or The Scriptures Sufficiency ...

John L. Locke - Bible - 1824 - 493 pages
...come, then I shall go the way whence I shall not return. — Job xvi. 22. The grave is mine house, &c. I have said to corruption, Thou art my father : to the worm, Thou art my mother and ray sister. — Job xvii. 13, 14. Shall any teach God knowledge ? &c. One dieth in his full strength...
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