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" God would plague him, and bad him to choose whether he would have seven years' hunger, or that his enemies should prevail against him for three months, or to have three days' pestilence. He made answer, saying, It is better to fall into the hands of God... "
The Exemplary Life and Character of James Bonnell, Esq., Late Accomptant ... - Page 99
by William Hamilton - 1707 - 280 pages
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The exemplary life and character of James Bonnell

William Hamilton - 1814 - 287 pages
...of an infulting enemy, and the tyranny of one that hates me. Upon this reafon alfo it is true what David fays; " It is better to fall into the hands of God, than of man.'' For we have no difpute whether we fhoukl humble ourfelves before God or no; but the difficulty...
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A Selection from the Writings of the Reformers and Early ..., Volume 2

Legh Richmond - 1817
...prevail against him three months long, or to have three days pestilence. He made answer, saying ; " It is better to fall into the hands of God, than of men :" and so chose pestilence. After that within three days there died three score and ten' thousand....
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The History of the World: In Five Books. Viz. Treating of the ..., Volume 3

Sir Walter Raleigh - 1820
...of persons, of which there perished seventy thousand. And hereby lie hath taught all that live, that it is better to fall into the hands of God than of men ; whereof he giveth us this divine reason, ' for his mercies are great'9.' SECT. VIII. Oftlie last...
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The Sermons of the Right Reverend Father in God, and Constant ..., Volume 2

Hugh Latimer - 1824
...should prevail against him three months long, or to have three days' pestilence. He made answer, saying, it is better to fall into the hands of God, than of men: and so chose pestilence. After that, within three days died threescore and ten thousand. This story...
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The Exemplary Life and Character of James Bonnell ....

William Hamilton - 1829 - 243 pages
...insulting enemy, and the tyranny of one that hates me. Upon this reason also it is true what David says ; ' It is better to fall into the hands of God, than of men.' For we have no dispute whether we should humble ourselves before God or no ; but the difficulty of doing this to men,...
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History of the world. Book II, chap. 13,5.-28

Sir Walter Raleigh - 1829
...or respect of persons, of which there perished 70,000. And hereby he hath taught all that live, that it is better to fall into the hands of God than of men ; whereof he giveth us this divjne reason, y For his mercies are great. x 2 Sam. xxiv. i Chron. xxi....
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Historical Memorials Relating to the Independents, Or ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Hanbury - 1839
...credibly reported, that an Amsterdam Sister did encourage her own daughter to penury, by telling her, ' It is better to fall into the hands of God than of man.' Ask whatsoever schismatic, the reason of their profession, and they will answer. That the sacred...
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British Reformers, Volume 4

1842
...should prevail against him for three months, or to have three days' pestilence. He made answer, saying, It is better to fall into the hands of God than of men : and so chose the pestilence. After that, within three days died threescore and ten thousand! This...
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Publications, Issue 104

Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Board of Publication - 1842
...should prevail against him for three months, or to have three days' pestilence. He made answer, saying, It is better to fall into the hands of God than of men : and so chose the pestilence. After that, within three days died threescore and ten thousand! This...
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Sharpe's London magazine, a journal of entertainment and ..., Volume 15

Anna Maria Hall
...cattle. I In those days was it fcelingly to be experieneed, in the words of the holy Shepherd-king, that it is better to fall into the hands of God. than of man ; for albcit the famine and pestilenee had bcen hard to bear, the nr was much worse. These infidel...
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