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" For man also knoweth not his time: as the fishes that are taken in an evil net, and as the birds that are caught in the snare; so are the sons of men snared in an evil time, when it falleth suddenly upon them. "
The Holy Scriptures - Page 677
1867 - 1203 pages
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments and the ..., Volume 7

1611
...understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all. For man also knoweth not his time : as the fishes that are...an evil time, when it falleth suddenly upon them. This wisdom have I seen also under the sun, and it seemed great unto me: there was a little city, and...
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The Whole Works of the Most Rev. James Ussher...: With a Life of the Author...

James Ussher - 1660
...thyself for it, is to add contempt to thy presumption and rebellion. The wise man tells us, " Thatk man knoweth not his time, as the fishes that are taken...an evil time, when it falleth suddenly upon them." Mark, when it falls suddenly, at unawares, here is the wisdom then to provide that thou mayest not...
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A Short and Plain Exposition of the Old Testament: With Devotional ..., Volume 5

Job Orton, Robert Gentleman - 1805
...start up in which all a man's cunning, valour, strength, and ififlu\'Z ence, are ineffectual. For man also knoweth not his time : as the fishes that are...in an evil time, when it falleth suddenly upon them ; they do not foresee the evils that may come, or the day of their death ; both may come suddenly :...
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Select parts of the holy Bible, for the use of the negro slaves, in the ...

1807
...understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all. 12 For man also knoweth not his time : as the fishes that are...This wisdom have I seen also under the sun, and it Ktmed great unto me ; 14 There was a little city, and few men within it; and there came a great king...
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The works of ... Joseph Hall, with some account of his life and ..., Volume 2

Joseph Hall (bp. of Norwich.) - 1808
...were at the door, to fetch Haman to his funeral-banquet. How little do we know what is towards us! As the fishes that are taken in an evil net, and as...are the sons of men snared in an evil time, when it falIcth suddenly upon them. It was, as Haman conceived, the only privilege of his dearness, and the...
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The works of ... Joseph Hall, with some account of his life and ..., Volume 3

Joseph Hall (bp. of Norwich.) - 1808
...set, and surprized suddenly with unavoidable calamities. IX. 12 For man also knoweth not his time I as the fishes that are taken in an evil net, and as...so are the sons of men snared in an evil time, when itfallcth suddenly upon them. IX. 14 There was a little city, and few men within il; and there came...
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Joseph Hall - 1808
...of the Almighty, beyond or contrary to his own hopes. IX. 1 2 'For man also kmneeth not his time l as the fishes that are taken in an evil net, and as...snare ; so are the sons of men snared in an evil time, whenitfaUeth suddenly upon them. For man cannot foreknow the time of his death or danger ; but> even...
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments; Together with the ...

1809 - 959 pages
...understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all. 12 For man land, and K If This wisdom have I seen also under the sun, and it seemed great unto me : 14 There was a little...
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The Works of President Edwards ...

Jonathan Edwards - 1809
...securely feeds upon the bait sees the snare. It is as the wise man observes, in Eccles. ix. 12. "For man also knoweth not his time ; as the fishes that are...an evil time, when it falleth suddenly upon them." IMPROVEMENT. I. I shall improve this doctrine, by putting you all upon examining yourselves, whether...
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Sermons on Various Subjects, Evangelical, Devotional and Practical ..., Volume 1

Joseph Lathrop - 1809
...cannot know the day or the hour, when death will arrest our progress and break our purposes. " Man knoweth not his time ; as the fishes that are taken...an evil time, when it falleth suddenly upon them." What folly—what presumption is it, then, to neglect or postpone the mighty interests of the future...
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