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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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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated Out of the ...

1847
...the trees? 14 Then said all the trees unto the bramble. Come thovi, onrf reign over us. 15 And the were, Asahel the lire.' come out of the bramble, and devour the cedars of Lebanon. 16 Now therefore, if ye have done...
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Daily readings; consisting of devotional reflections on some passage of ...

Edward Feilde - 1847
...promoted over the trees ? The.n 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...over you, then come and put your trust in my shadow. IN this beautiful and most ancient parable Jotham exposes the ridiculous ambition of Abimelech, whom...
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Aesop's Fables: A New Version, Chiefly from Original Sources

Thomas James - Fables, Greek - 1848 - 232 pages
...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...of the Bramble, and devour the Cedars of .Lebanon." No less effective was Nathan's parable of " The Ewe-lamb" addressed to King David, with its terrible...
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The Power of Illustration: An Element of Success in Preaching and Teaching

John Dowling - Homiletical illustrations - 1848 - 106 pages
...and to the vine. " 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...of the bramble and devour the cedars of Lebanon."* And how admirably adapted to its purpose was that beautiful and pathetic parable employed by Nathan,...
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Ancient history

Gustaf Clemens Hebbe - History, Ancient - 1848
...the bramble is made to say, "to anoint me king over you, come and take shelter under my shadow ; but if not, let fire come out of the bramble, and devour the cedars of Lebanon." Jotham concluded with a bitter rebuke on the ingratitude of the people to their deliverer, all of whose...
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Wit and Wisdom: A Public Affairs Miscellany

Colin Bingham - Political science - 1982 - 357 pages
...offered the post to the bramble and the bramble, on accepting the post, declared to the trees assembled: 'If in truth ye anoint me king over you, then come...of the bramble and devour the cedars of Lebanon'. AG CAMERON, 1949 Sleep, Mr Speaker; it's only fair, If you don't in your bed, you should in your chair....
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Team Ministry: Putting Together a Team that Makes Churches Grow

Dick Iverson, Ray Grant - Religion - 1984 - 143 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...you, then come and put your trust in my shadow... (Judges 9:8-15) Permit me to lift this parable out of its historical setting and use it to illustrate...
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Holy Bible

Zondervan, Zondervan Publishing House - Bibles - 1984 - 928 pages
...over the trees? 14 Then said all the trees unto the bramble. Come thou, and reign over us. 15 And the hel, and they bowed themselves. 8 And he said. What meanest thou by all this drove which 16 Now therefore, if ye have done truly and sincerely, in that ye have made Abimelech king, and if...
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American Poetry of the Seventeenth Century

Harrison T. Meserole - Literary Criticism - 2010
...8—15. Verses 14-15: "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...over you, then come and put your trust in my shadow. . . ." 2 the confederacy of the four New England colonies. [January] Great bridges shall be made alone...
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The Making of a Leader

Frank Damazio - Religion - 1988 - 332 pages
...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...of the bramble, and devour the cedars of Lebanon." 'Now, therefore, if ye have done truly and sincerely in that ye have made Abimelech king, and if ye...
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