A Guide to the Practical Reading of the Bible

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Holdsworth & Ball, 1830 - Bible - 286 pages

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Page 70 - I have refrained my feet from every evil way, that I might keep thy word. I have not departed from thy judgments : for thou hast taught me. How sweet are thy words unto my taste ! yea, sweeter than honey to my mouth.
Page 70 - Thou through thy commandments hast made me wiser than mine enemies: for they are ever with me. 99 I have more understanding than all my teachers: for thy testimonies are my meditation.
Page 173 - AND it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed.
Page 70 - How sweet are thy words unto my taste ! yea, sweeter than honey to my mouth. 104 Through thy precepts I get understanding: therefore I hate every false way.
Page 208 - If I do not the works of my Father, believe me not. But if I do, though ye believe not me, believe the works: that ye may know, and believe, that the Father is in me, and I in him.
Page 35 - And it came to pass, as soon as he came nigh unto the camp, that he saw the calf and the dancing: and Moses' anger waxed hot and he cast the tables out of his hands and brake them beneath the mount.
Page 4 - ... 5. The division of the chapters to be altered either not at all or as little as may be, if necessity so require. 6. No marginal notes at all to be affixed, but only for the explanation of the Hebrew or Greek words which cannot, without some circumlocution, so briefly and fitly be expressed in the text.
Page 4 - ... 9. As any one Company hath dispatched any one Book in this manner, they shall send it to the rest, to be considered of seriously and judiciously, for his Majesty is very careful in this Point.
Page 193 - And the undesignedness of the agreements (which undesignedness is gathered from their latency, their minuteness, their obliquity, the suitableness of the circumstances in which they consist, to the places in which those circumstances occur, and the circuitous references by which they are traced out) demonstrates that they have not. been produced by meditation, or by any fraudulent contrivance. But coincidences, from which these causes are excluded, and which are too close and numerous to be accounted...
Page 7 - Truly, good Christian reader, we never thought from the beginning that we should need to make a new translation nor yet to make of a bad one a good one . . . but to make a good one better, or out of many good ones one principal good one, not justly to be excepted against ; that hath been our endeavour, that our mark.

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