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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. "
Reports - Page 354
by National Council of the Congregational Churches of the United States - 1915
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The Congregational magazine [formerly The London Christian ..., Volume 6

1842
...felt by the psalmist, who, though king over Israel, exclaimed, " Behold, thou hast made my days as an handbreadth, and mine age is as nothing before thee ; verily, every man at his best estate is altogether vanity." Nay, an elevation above the general level of society, often marks out...
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Hele's Select offices of private devotion

Richard Hele - 1825 - 546 pages
...determined ; the number of his months are with Thee ; Thou hast appointed his bounds that he cannot pass c. Lord, make me to know mine end, and the measure of my days, what is it ; that I may know how frail I am. Behold, Thou hast made my days as an handbreadth, and mine...
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Scientia Biblica: Containing the New Testament, in the Original ..., Volume 3

William Carpenter - 1825
...also as a shadow, and continuethnot, liv. 1, Î. Behold, tliou hast made my days at an handbreath, and mine age is as nothing before thee : verily every man at hie beet state is altogether vanity. Selah , Peal, xxxix. 5. Remember how short my time is : wherefore...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 34

1826
...these ! and how far wiser the man, who, considering his latter end, offers the Psalmist's prayer, " Lord, make me to know mine end, and the measure of...days, what it is ; that I may know how frail I am." (Ps. xxxix. 4.) But again, the man, who would rightly number his days, will be chiefly anxious to do...
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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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The Reference Bible, Containing an Accurate Copy of the Common English ...

1826
...what it is ; thai I may know how frail 1 am. t Behold, Ihou hast made my days as a handbrcadth ; and mine age is as nothing before thee : verily every man at his besi slate i altosrethe'r vanily. Selah. £ 6 Surely every man walkelh in a vain shew i surely Ihey...
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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 Astrology of the Old Testament

Karl Anderson - 1996 - 502 pages
...Testament regarding fate. t? See Psa. xxxix. 4; xc. 12 ; Jer. x. 23 ; Job iii. 23 ; vii. ' ; xiv. 5. 14" Lord, make me to know mine end, and the measure of...days, what it is ; that I may know how frail I am." " So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom." " O 'Lord, I know that...
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