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" It is he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; that stretcheth out the heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in: that bringeth the princes to nothing; he maketh the judges... "
The Living Age ... - Page 297
1848
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Expository discourses on the Gospels for every Sunday in the year ..., Volume 1

John Hall - 1832
...likeness will ye compare unto Him ? It is He that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, that stretcheth out the heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in. Lift up your eyes on high, and behold who hath created these things. Hast thou not known, hast thou...
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The Child's Book on the Creation: The First of a Series of Works on the ...

Charles Augustus Goodrich - 1832 - 96 pages
...has given a correct and beautiful idea of what was now done, when he says, ' It is he that stretcheth out the Heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out, as a tent to dwell in." 61 . " But," said Harriet, " father, was there no space, about the earth, before this ?" " Doubtless...
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The Millennial Harbinger, Volume 3

Alexander Campbell, Charles Louis Loos - 1832
...mountains in scales, and the hills in a balance:" he who "sitting upon the orbit of the earth, stretches out the heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in." Nations to him are as a drop of a bucket, and are counted as the small dust of the balance; and yel,...
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Lectures on Systematic Theology and Pulpit Eloquence

George Campbell - 1832 - 302 pages
...small dust ; yea, less than nothing and vanity;' seeing it is ' He that stretcheth out the heavens like a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in.' Sometimes this prophet has all the sweetness of an eclogue, in the smiling images he gives us of peace,...
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Selections from the Old Testament[...]

Sarah Austin - 1833 - 304 pages
...sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers ; that stretcheth out the heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in: 18 That bringeth the princes to nothing; hemaketh the judges of the earth as vanity. 19 Yea, they shall...
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The Protestant: Essays on the Principal Points of Controversy ..., Volume 1

William M'Gavin - 1833
...sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers ; that stretcheth out the heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in." All this seems to be for the gracious purpose of confirming the faith of his people in the Saviour,...
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The Works of Thomas Chalmers: Complete in One Volume

Thomas Chalmers - 1833 - 469 pages
...circle of the eartli, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshopper!; that stretcheth out the heaven as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in. Isa. xL & Thus saith God the Lord, he that created the heavens, and stretched them out; he that spread...
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Christian retirement: or Spiritual exercises of the heart, by the author of ...

Thomas Shaw B. Reade - 1834
...sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers: that stretcheth out the heavens as a curtain; and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in." "Hast thou not known, hast thou not heard, that the everlasting God, the Lord, the Creator of the ends...
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The Christian Lady's Magazine, Volume 27

1847
...sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grass-hoppers ; that stretcheth out the heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in : That bringeth the princes to nothing ; He maketh the judges of the earth as vanity." Thus far the...
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Standard Works, Volumes 1-20

1835
...sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers ; that stretcheth out the heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in ; that bringeth the princes to nought ; he maketh the judges of the earth as vanity ." In all these...
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