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" Then said all the trees unto the bramble, Come thou, and reign over us. And the bramble said unto the trees, If in truth ye anoint me king over you, then come and put your trust in my shadow : and if not, let fire come out of the bramble, and devour the... "
Southern Quarterly Review - Page 121
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Genesis to Chronicles

1815
...over the trees ? 14 Then said all the trees unto the bramble, Come thou, and reign over us. 15 And the bramble said unto the trees, If in truth ye anoint...of the bramble, and devour the cedars of Lebanon. 16 Now therefore, if ye have done truly and sincerely, in that ye have made Abimelech king, and if...
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The Works of President Edwards, Volume 8

Jonathan Edwards - Congregational churches - 1817
...subjection, submission, and obedience. So much tli phrase plainly implies; Judges ix. Id. '• And the bramble said unto the trees, If in truth ye anoint...put your trust in my shadow ; and if not, let fire com" out of the bramble, and devour the cedars of Lebanon." We have an account of the fulfilment of...
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The Holy Bible Containing the Old and the New Testament

1817 - 1008 pages
...the trees? 14 Then said all the trees unto the || bramble, Come thou, and reign over us. 15 And the 0 ,g plet fire come out of the bramble, and devour the q cedars of Lebanon. , 16 Now therefore, if ye have...
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A history of the holy Bible, corrected and improved by G. Gleig, Volume 2

Thomas Stackhouse - 1817
...able to maintain the authority of akiug, any more than the bramble could afford a shadow or shelter) " and if not, let fire come "out of the bramble, and devour the cedars of Lebanon.1' ( Words that carry a lively image of Abimelech's ostentatious spirit, and menaces to take...
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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments, Volumes 1-2

1818 - 792 pages
...over the trees? 14 Then said all the trees unto the bramble, Come thou, and reign over us. 15 And the hat is broken-footed, or broken-handed, 20 Or crook-backed,...hath a blemish in his eye, or be scurvy, or scabbed, 16 Now therefore, if ye have done truly and sincerely, in that ye have made Abimelech king, and if...
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral ..., Volume 5

1823
...promoted over the trees ? Then said all the trees unto the bramble, Come thon, and reign over us. And the bramble said unto the trees, If in truth ye anoint...of the bramble, and devour the cedars of Lebanon." The largest trees growing in England, of which I have any knowledge, are the five following. — An...
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral ..., Volume 11

1829
...of (lie edifice. 201 204 JOTHAU 5 FABLE. (Concluded from col. 11J) THE answer of the bramble was, " If in truth ye anoint me king over you, then come...of the bramble and devour the cedars of Lebanon." This answer identities the bramble with the crooked policy of terrestrial thrones, and forms a fine...
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The sacred history of the Old Testament, abridged, in the language of the ...

Ralph Barnes - 1821
...Vine, Then said all the Trees unto the Bramble, Come thou and reign over us, and the Bramble said, If in truth ye anoint me King over you, then come and put your trust in my shadow ; if not, let Fire come out of the Bramble and devour the Cedars of Lebanon. Now therefore if ye have...
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Conversations on the Bible, by a lady

Lady - Bible - 1824 - 437 pages
...promoted over the trees ? Then said all the trees unto the bramble, Come thou and reign over us. And the bramble said unto the trees, If in truth ye anoint...in my shadow ; and if not, let fire come out of the brambles, and devour the cedars of Lebanon. If ye have then dealt truly and sincerely with Jerubbaal,...
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A Philosophical Dictionary, Volumes 1-2

Voltaire - 1843
...lust, tin; trees addressed themselves to the bramble, which answered: — " If in truth ye anoint one king over you, then come and put your trust in my...of the bramble, and devour the cedars of Lebanon." It is true, that this fable falsifies throughout, because fire cannot come from a bramble, but it shows...
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