Works Volume 10

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1847 edition. Excerpt: ...own weakness, and thinking that they may do whatever they please, it is not surprising to find that the wrath of God burned more fiercely against such persons than against others. 32. For all this they still sinned, and believed not his wondrous works. 33. And he consumed their days in vanity, and their years in haste? 34. When he slew them, then they sought him; they returned, and hastened early to God. 35. And they remembered that God was their Mock, and that the High God was their Redeemer. 1 " While their meat was yet in their mouth; the meat of the quails, while it was between their teeth, ere it was chewed, and before it was swallowed down, while they were rolling this sweet morsel under their tongues, and were gorging themselves with it, destruction came upon them; just as Belshazzar, while he was feasting with his nobles, in the midst of his mirth and jollity, was slain by the Persians, Dan. v. 1, 30."--Br Gill. 1 Mr Mudge observes, that this clause should be translated, "slew them amidst their fatnesses or indulgences." This is approved of by Lowth. Cocceius and Michaelis give a similar version. 8 "This alludes to their appointed wanderings for forty years in the wilderness, as the punishment of their disobedience and rebellion; till all those who had left Egypt, and were grown to man's estate, were dead, with the exceptions of Caleb and Joshua."--Warner. 30. And they flattered him with their mouth, and lied to him with their tongue. 37. But their heart was not right before him, neitJter were they faithful in his covenant. 32. For all this they still sinned. It is a common proverb, that fools become wise when the rod is applied to them. Hence it follows, that those who have often been chastised of...
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