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" Oh that I knew where I might find him ! that I might come even to his seat ! I would order my cause before him, and fill my mouth with arguments. "
A Religious Convincement and Plea: For the Baptism and Communion of the ... - Page 96
by Tallcut Patching - 1822 - 446 pages
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Memoirs of the Life, Religious Experience, and Labours in the Gospel, of ...

James Gough - Quakers - 1837 - 342 pages
...true believer's faith is more precious than gold. The• excellent sayings of Job came into my mind, " Behold, I go forward, but he is not there ; and backward, but I cannot perceive him : on i the left Land, where he doth work, but I cannot behold him : he hideth himself on the right liand,...
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The Holy Bible: According to the Authorized Version, Containing ..., Volume 2

Bible - 1837
...than my groaning. 3 Oh that I knew where I might find him ! that I might come even to his seat ! 4 I would order my cause before him, and fill my mouth with arguments. 5 I would know the words tchich he would answer me, and understand what he would say unto me. 6 Will...
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A manual for the sick

Samuel Hobson - 1840
...you are perhaps ready to answer in the language of despondency : " Oh that I knew where I might find him ! that I might come even to his seat ! I would...cause before him, and fill my mouth with arguments V Behold, then, He is nigh you — " He is about your bed, and around your path, and spieth out all...
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The Constitution of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America

Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. (Old School) - 1839 - 549 pages
...coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. (5) Matt. vi. 13. (6) Job xxiii. 3, 4. O that I knew where I might find him ! that I might come even to his seat ! I would...cause before him, and fill my mouth with arguments. Je'r. xiv. 20,21. worthiness in ourselves, or in any other crca ture, but from God : (1) and with our...
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Human Interests: Reflections on Philosophical Anthropology

Nicholas Rescher - Philosophy - 1990 - 198 pages
...As Job proclaims, "Oh that I knew where I might find him! that I might come even to his seat! . . . Behold I go forward, but he is not there; and backward, but I cannot perceive him." In the book of Psalms the stress is often not on what we know or believe of God, but on seeking, hoping,...
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Kant's Thought in Britain: The Early Impact

Robert Adamson, Thoemmes Press - 1993 - 2208 pages
...humility from the study of that nature's laws and limits, shall confess with the Patriarch of old, — " Behold, I go forward, but He is not there ; and backward, but I cannot perceive Him : on tho left hand, where He doth work, but I cannot behold Him : He hidcth Himself on the right hand, that...
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Worship Beyond the Usual: An Echo of the Voice of John W. Carlton

John W. Carlton - Religion - 1993 - 116 pages
...the hearing of the ear, but now my eye sees thee, but not until he had looked into the great abyss: Behold, I go forward, but he is not there; and backward but I cannot perceive him. —Job 42:5 and 23:8 There is a New Testament scene that has always spoken profoundly to me. John the...
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Perceptions of Jewish History

Amos Funkenstein - Religion - 1993 - 408 pages
...happen later — a confrontation with God in which Job was silenced. Oh that I knew where I might find him! that I might come even to his seat! I would order my cause [mishpat] before him, and fill my mouth with arguments. (Job 23: 3-4)' In short: Job is not seeking...
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The Nakedness of the Fathers: Biblical Visions and Revisions

Alicia Suskin Ostriker - Poetry - 1997 - 260 pages
...absence. He demands law and justice instead of accident and chaos.* Oh that I knew where I might find him! that I might come even to his seat! I would order...cause before him, and fill my mouth with arguments. * Impossible not to quote Buber on the Book of Job. "Instead of his God, for whom he looks in vain,...
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Philosophers Who Believe: The Spiritual Journeys of 11 Leading Thinkers

Kelly James Clark - Religion - 1997 - 284 pages
...As Job proclaims, "Oh that I knew where I might find him! that I might come even to his seat! . . . Behold I go forward, but he is not there; and backward, but I cannot perceive him." In the book of Psalms, the stress is often not on what we know or believe of God, but on seeking, hoping,...
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