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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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Archbishop Usher's Answer to a Jesuit: With Other Tracts on Popery

James Ussher - Church history - 1835 - 744 pages
...Lyranus only, but by the Jesuit Pineda also,) is mine house ,• / 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...
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The Schoolmaster at Home: Containing Prefatory Intelligence, an Original ...

1835
...Metaphor is that figure by which the proper denomination of one thing is applied to another, as, " I have said to corruption, Thou art my father; to the worm, Thou art my mother and my sister.'' — Job. Allegory is a continuation of metaphors, all referring to the same general idea. A simile...
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Oriental Illustrations of the Sacred Scripture Collected from the Customs ...

Joseph Roberts - 1835 - 619 pages
...the wood is prepared." " Why do you all look so anxious ? I am not ready for the washing." 14. — "I have said to corruption, Thou art my father ; to the worm, Thou art my mother, and my sister." Those who retire from the world to spend their lives in a desert place, for the purpose of performing...
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The Christian Library: A Reprint of Popular Religious Works ...

Christian biography - 1835
...graves are ready for me. My days are past, my purposes are broken off, even the thoughts of my heart. And where is now my hope ' as for my hope, who shall see it V " If I wait, t&e grave ts mine house." He must therefore have reference to the most glorious of all...
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A letter on the purity of our glorious Immanuel's human nature, addressed to ...

Jesus Christ - 1836
...be impregnated with sin. " My breath is corrupt, my days are extinct, the graves are ready for me. I have said to corruption, thou art my father ; to the worm, thou art my mother, and my sister." * The immaculate holiness of our glorious Immanuel is prefigured in the external character of Joseph,...
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The holy Bible, with a comm. and critical notes by A. Clarke, Volume 3

Adam Clarke - 1836
...bop. have made my bed in the darkness. Ante I. Ol. 14 I have E said to corruption, Ante'uic.c.Vw. Thou art my father: to the worm, Thou art my mother, and my sister. 15 And where is now my hope 1 as for my hope, who shall see it 16 They shall go down h to the bars...
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The Mourner's Book

Lady - Bereavement - 1836 - 320 pages
...step towards the grave." The day will come when the frail tenement shall be consigned to the dust. " I have said to Corruption, Thou art my father ; to the Worm, Thon art my mother and my sister." This world will soon be to me a mere nothing. I shall exist : but...
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Tracts for the Times: (for 1835-1836) Tract no. 71-77 [New ed. 1841

1837
...short because of darkness. 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. Response 1, Thy dead men shall live, together with my dead body shall they arise. Awake and sing, ye...
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Scripture Doctrines Illustrated

Maria Stevens - 1837
...its pride. " The worm shall feed sweetly upon him ; he shall be no more remembered." Job xxiv. 20. " I have said to corruption, Thou art my father : to the worm> Thou art my mother and my sister." Job xvii. 14. But to the hour of death the benefit of the Redemption is applied ; the sentence, although...
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Meditations Collected from the Sacred Books

Samuel Richardson - Bible - 1976 - 76 pages
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