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" Lord, make me to know mine end, and the measure of my days, what it is; that I may know how frail I am. "
The Christian Remembrancer: A Quarterly Review - Page 2
1822
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The Old Testament: Arranged in Historical & Chronological Order, (on the ...

George Townsend - 1826
...me. 3 My heart was hot within me, while I was musing the fire burned : then spake I with my tongue, 4 LORD, make me to know mine end, and the measure of...days, what it is; that I may know * how frail I am. 5 Behold, thou hast made my days as an handbreadth ; i>ere. and mine age is as nothing before thee:...
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The whole works of ... Edward Reynolds, now first collected [by J.R. Pitman].

Edward Reynolds (bp. of Norwich.) - 1826
...their endeavours and prayers for the attainment of it. David prays thus: ' Lord, make me to know my end, and the measure of my days what it is: that I may know how frail I am.'k It is not to be understood as if he desired to know, in a literal sense, what year or day his...
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Sermons, on Philosophical, Evangelical, and Practical Subjects: Designed for ...

Eli Meeker - 1827 - 400 pages
...therefore, with much propriety be said, We are fearfully made. The Psalmist prays, O make me to know my end, and the measure of my days, what it is, that I may know how frail I am. Surely every man, at his best estate, is altogether vanity. The sacred volume, to express the vanity...
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The Christian guardian (and Church of England magazine).

1827
...realizing view of the shortness and uncertainty of life. "Lord, make me to know mine end," says he, " and the measure of my days, what it is ; that I may know how frail I am." Brethren, may we feel the just force of the wishes here expressed ! May we so learn to " number our...
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The Holy Bible,: Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated Out of ...

1827 - 837 pages
...I was musing the fire burned : then spake I with my tongue, 4 LORD, make me to know mine end, an<i nd she dwelt upon the wall. 16 And she said unto them, Get you to th 6 Behold, thou hast made my days as an hand-breadth, and mine age is as nothing t>eibre thee : verily...
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The Works of George Bull, D.D. Lord Bishop of St. David's, Volume 1

George Bull - 1827
...this world. But it is questioned what the thing distinctly is for which David prays in these words, Lord, make me to know mine end, and the measure of my days. Some have thought that he prays for a special revelation from God of the time of his death, taken either...
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The Works of George Bull, D.D. Lord Bishop of St. David's, Volume 1

George Bull - 1827
...grace, which therefore we ought by prayer humbly and earnestly to ask of him. So David doth in my text; Lord, make me to know mine end, and the measure of my days, &c. One would think this were a needless prayer ; for who knows not that he must die, and that the...
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Theological and Expository Lectures

Robert Leighton - 1828 - 274 pages
...in. If ye empty them there, they shall return in wine of strong consolation. Now David's request is, Lord, make me to know mine end, and the measure of...days, what it is ; that I may know how frail I am ; in which he does not desire a response from God about the day of his death, but instruction concerning...
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The whole works of ... Jeremy Taylor, with a life of the author ..., Volume 8

Jeremy Taylor (bp. of Down and Connor.) - 1828
...For I am ashamed of the sins I have desired, and am confounded for the pleasures that I have chosen. Lord, make me to know mine end, and the measure of...days, what it is ; that I may know how frail I am, and that I may apply my heart unto wisdom. Withhold not thou thy tender mercies from me, O Lord : let...
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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated Out of the ...

1828 - 1033 pages
...: 3 My heart was hot within me, while I was musing the fire burned : then spat I with my tongue. 4 nations under our feet. 4 He shall choose our inheritance for us, the excellency of Jacob whom he lov 5 Behold, thou hast made my days as an handbreadth ; and mine age is as no thing before thee : verily...
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