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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... "
Letters Addressed to the Daughter of a Nobleman: On the Formation of ... - Page 94
by Elizabeth Hamilton - 1814
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Devotional exercises, for the use of young persons

Charles Wellbeloved - Devotional exercises - 1826 - 243 pages
...of the earth in a " measure, and weighed the mountains in scales, "and the hills in a balance! who sitteth upon "the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants " thereof are as grasshoppers ; who stretcheth " out the heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth " them out as a tent to dwell in !"...
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Family lectures ... on the principles and practice of the ..., Volume 2

1826
...God ; which instructs us to entertain a proper sense of our wickedness, corruption, and weakness. "He sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers. Behold! the nations are as a drop of a bucket, and are counted as the small dust of the balance : behold!...
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The Works of John Owen, Volume 14

John Owen - Puritans - 1826
...lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, whose name is Holy;' Isa. Ivii. 15. with whom we have now to do : ' He that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants of it are as grasshoppers before him; yea, the nations are as the drop of the bucket, and are counted...
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The Old Testament: Arranged in Historical & Chronological Order, (on the ...

George Townsend - 1826
...rot ; he seeketh unto him a cunning workman to prepare a graven image, that shall not be moved. 22 * It is he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and ie no the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers ; that d stretch- toG'Ji)eth out the heavens as a...
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The principles of the Christian religion explained: in a brief commentary ...

William Wake (abp. of Canterbury.) - 1827
...knowest; for thou, even thou, only, knowest the hearts of all the children of men. Isaiah, xl. 22. It is he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth,...curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in. Psalm cxxxix. 7. Whither shall I go from thy spirit ? or whither shall Iflee from thy presence ? "...
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Christian retirement: or, Spiritual exercises of the heart, by a layman [T.S ...

Thomas Shaw B. Reade - 1827
...All nations before him are as nothing, and they are counted to him less than nothing and vanity." " It is he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth,...the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers : that stretchetl] out the heaven as a curtain ; and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in." " Hast thou...
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Genesis One: The Sacred Code of Creation

Bonnie Gaunt - Religion - 2003 - 201 pages
...heavens. Isaiah pictured the Creator as sitting on this circle that represents our earth. He said, "It is he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers. He stretcheth out the heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in. " The number...
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Unifying the Universe: The Physics of Heaven and Earth

Hasan S. Padamsee - Science - 2002 - 668 pages
...heavens could not be spherical because, in Isaiah, the scriptures say that God [3] '. . . stretcheth the heavens as a curtain and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in'. Priests fought against assigning astronomical events any religious significance. They ignored the necessity...
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Archives of Empire: Volume I. From The East India Company to the Suez Canal

Barbara Harlow, Mia Carter - History - 2003 - 830 pages
...bringing honor and glory to the Great and Gracious Ruler of the Universe, whose are all things, "who sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; who bringeth the princes to nothing, and maketh the judges of the earth as vanity."— Isaiah xl. 22,...
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Art and Experience

Ananta Charana Sukla - Art - 2003 - 202 pages
...contemporary art. There was a further reference to such diminution in Isaiah (40:22): "[Jehovah] sitteth on the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers," and a contemporary Confucian text remarked on how small the world looks when seen from above.13 Schafer...
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