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" As the partridge sitteth on eggs, and hatcheth them not; so he that getteth riches, and not by right, shall leave them in the midst of his days, and at his end shall be a fool. "
Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ... - Page 17
1823
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The Life of David Marks, to the 26th Year of His Age, Including the ...

David Marks - Baptists - 1831 - 396 pages
...requested to preach again in the afternoon, I spoke from Jeremiah 17:11: "As the partridge sitleth on eggs, and hatcheth them not; so he that getteth...midst of his days, and at his end shall be a fool. " Eld. Collins delivered a discourse from Heb. 4:9: " There remaineth therefore a rest to the people...
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Lectures on the Four Last Books of the Pentateuch: Designed to Show the ...

Richard Graves - Bible - 1831 - 486 pages
...according to his ways, and accord" ing to the fruit of his doings."f And again, " He that get" teth riches, and not by right, shall leave them in the midst of " Lowth is more accurate, and equally expressive of the sentiment which this passage appears to me...
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A Harmony of the Kings and Prophets: Or, An Arrangement of the History ...

Stephen Merrill - Bible - 1832 - 463 pages
...reins, even to give every man according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings. 11 Jls the partridge sitteth on eggs, and hatcheth them not;...in the midst of his days, and at his end shall be a tool. 12 if A glorious high throne from the beginning is the place of our sanctuary. 13 O LORD, the...
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A scriptural commentary on the Book of Genesis and the Gospel ..., Volume 2

Charles Lambert Coghlan - 1832
.../V. xiv. 16. A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth calleth for strokes. Pr. xviii. 6. This is his (God's) commandment, that we should believe...name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, a Je. xvii. II. Hell fire.] See tern 29, 30. Fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in...
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Memoirs of the Wernerian Natural History Society, Volume 6

Wernerian Natural History Society, Edinburgh - Natural history - 1832
...commentators. It runs thus in the English translation : " As the partridge sitteth on eggs, and hatchcth them not ; so he that getteth riches, and not by right, shall leave them in the middle of his days, and in the end shall be a fool." This translation, as far as the partridge is concerned,...
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Scripture Natural History: Containing a Descriptive Account of the ...

William Carpenter - Nature in the Bible - 1833 - 408 pages
...partridge in a cage, so is,' &c. Tin' other passage in which this bird is mentioned, is Jer. xvii. 11, ' As the partridge sitteth on eggs, and hatcheth them...midst of his days, and at his end shall be a fool.' It seems to be clear, says Mr. Taylor, that this bird sitteth on eggs not its own, to answer to the...
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The Miscellaneous Works of the Rev. Matthew Henry: Containing in ..., Volume 2

Matthew Henry - Dissenters, Religious - 1833 - 1419 pages
...vanity shall be diminished, Prov. xiii. 11. Can any expect to prosper in a way of unjust gain ? No : for g s 0 * JЭ } S0bC D a e=8 Ջ C r /g ܴ k M :l"X Jer. xvii. 1 1. Do men rob themselves and their families by foolishness in their affairs? Yes: for...
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The Moral Reformer, Volume 1

Great Britain - 1831
...back by fraud, crieth ; and the cries of these are entered into the ears of the tdrd of Sabbaoth." : " He that getteth riches, and not by right, shall leave...midst of his days, and at his end shall be a fool." Zacchens was chief among the publicans, and he was rich ; but his offer of restitution of four fold,...
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A Dictionary of the Natural History of the Bible: Or, A Description of All ...

Thaddeus Mason Harris - Bible - 1833 - 350 pages
...sitteth (on eggs), and produceth (or hatcheth) not; so he that getteth riches, and not by right, ihall leave them in the midst of his days, and at his end shall be contemptible." This passage does not necessarily imply that the partridge lmtches the eggs of a stranger,...
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Popular Theology Tested by Modern Science: In a Series of Letters to a Friend

Well-wisher to society - Natural theology - 1834 - 50 pages
...afflicted, for Hit Lord unU plead their cause, and spoil the soul of those that spoiled them. Jer. 17: 11. He that getteth riches, and not by right, shall leave...midst of his days, and at his end shall be a fool. 3 Acts 17: 26. 180 CHRISTIAN LIBERALITY FOR RELIGIOUS PURPOSES. [Art. VI. Asia, and America. Nor can...
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