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" It is he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; that stretcheth out the heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in: that bringeth the princes to nothing; he maketh the judges... "
Sermons, tr. by R. Robinson (H. Hunter) - Page 113
by Jacques Saurin - 1800
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Sermons Translated from the Original French of the Late Rev. James ..., Volume 1

Jacques Saurin, Robert Robinson - Sermons, French - 1803
...will be when they exist no more, as he was before they existed at all. Secondly, Having judged of the grandeur of God by the sublimity of his essence, judge...is he that strctcheth out the heavens as a curtain, andspreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in. Lift up your eyes on high, and be/told who hath created...
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The Orthodox churchman's magazine; or, A Treasury of divine and ..., Volume 3

1803
...is styled the heavens. — " Who stretcheth out " the heavens like a curtain!* — That stretcheth out the heavens " as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in f." How far this expansion of the heavens extends, is another ques-» tion. That portion of it diffused...
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Letters, Addressed to the Daughter of a Nobleman, on the Formation ..., Volume 2

Elizabeth Hamilton - Christian life - 1806
...upon the circle " of the earth, and the inhabitants " thereof are as grasshoppers ; that "stretcheth out the heavens as a " curtain, ,. and spreadeth them out " as a tent to dwell in : that bring" eth the princes to nothing : he " maketh the judges of the earth as ." vanity. He shall...
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Select parts of the holy Bible, for the use of the negro slaves, in the ...

1807
...sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof arc as grasshoppers ; that stretcheth out the heavens as a curtain,, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in : 23 That bringeth the princes to nothing ; he maketh the judges of the eartli as vanity. 24 Yea, they...
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The Principles of Eloquence: Adapted to the Pulpit and the Bar

Jean Siffrein Maury - Eloquence - 1807 - 275 pages
...dust ; yea less than nothing, and vanity ;' ' seeing it ' is^He that stretcheth out the heavens like a curtain, and • spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in.' (Ch. xl. 10, &c.) •Sometimes this prophet has all the sweetness of an ec• logue, in the smiling...
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The Christian Entirely the Property of Christ, in Life and Death: Exhibited ...

Johannes van der Kemp - Heidelberger Katechismus - 1810 - 517 pages
...above the circle of the earth, the inhabitants whereof are as grasshoppers before him ; who stretchetli out the heavens, as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in," Isaiah xl. 18, 22. Therefore when we address the heavenly Father, we must by all means do it with exalted...
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Dialogues Concerning Eloquence in General: And, Particularly that Kind which ...

François de Salignac de La Mothe- Fénelon - Eloquence - 1810 - 174 pages
...small dust ; yea, less than nothing and vanity ;' seeing it is 'He that stretcheth out the heavens like a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in.' Sometimes this prophet has all the sweetness of an eclogue, in the smiling images he gives us of peace...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 9

David Phineas Adams, William Emerson, Samuel Cooper Thacher - 1810
...sitteth r>n the cir,le of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers ; that spreadeth out the heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tesu to- dwell in." There is perhaps nothing comparable to this in any heathen poet. But even this...
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An Essay on the Inspiration of the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testament

John Dick - Bible - 1811 - 287 pages
...the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers ; that stretcheth out tl'ie heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in ; that bringeth the princes to noug.ht; he maketh the judges of the earth as vanity."f In all these...
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Sermons Translated from the Original French of the Late Rev. James Saurin ...

Jacques Saurin, Robert Robinson - Sermons, English - 1813
...will be, when they exist no more, as he was before they existed at all. Secondly, Having judged of the grandeur of God by the sublimity of his essence, judge...meditation in the words of my text. " It is he that stretcheth out the heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in. Lift up your...
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