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" Oh that I might have my request; And that God would grant me the thing that I long for ! Even that it would please God to destroy me; That he would let loose his hand, and cut me off! "
The Orthodox churchman's magazine; or, A Treasury of divine and useful knowledge - Page 230
1808
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Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions, Volume 5

Robert South - 1823
...discharge from their being ? Job speaks the natural desire of a tormented sinner; Job vi. 8, 9, Oh that I might have my request; and that God would grant me...for! even that it would please God to destroy me! And thus we see how sin takes off the creature from its dependence upon God: first, in the commission...
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A Common-place-book to the Holy Bible: Or The Scriptures Sufficiency ...

John L. Locke - 1824 - 493 pages
...After this opened Job his mouth, and cursed his day, &c. See at large, Job iii. 1, &c. O that I might have my request, and that God would grant me...me, that he would let loose his hand and cut me off, &c. So that my soul chooseth strangling, and death, rather than life, &c. He confesseth thus : I have...
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A Common-place-book to the Holy Bible: Or The Scriptures Sufficiency ...

John L. Locke - 1824 - 493 pages
...After this opened Job his mouth, and cursed his day, &C. See at large, Job iii. 1, &c. O that I might have my request, and that God would grant me the thing that I long for, even that it would pleaae God to destroy me, that ; [CU A P. XI. he would let loose his hand and cut me off, &c. So that...
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A Directory for the Afflicted: Being Select Extracts from the First Fourteen ...

Joseph Caryl - 1824 - 266 pages
...Christ uttered strong cries to be delivered from death, and Job sent up strong cries for death. " ' And that God would grant me the thing that I long for' From this it appears that Job was satisfied that his comforts should not end, though his life ended...
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Sermons. With a memoir

James Ross - 1825
...better than my fathers. And Job, the most patient man of his day, prays in similar language : O that I might have my request^ and that God would grant me the thing that I long for ! Even thai it would please God to destroy me ; that he would let loose his hand and cut me off! Moses too,...
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The Gospel magazine, and theological review. Ser. 5. Vol. 3, no. 1 ..., Volume 2

1841
...At other times his grief appears too heavy to be borne ; "Oh that I might have my request," says he, "and that God would grant me the thing that I long...that he would let loose his hand and cut me off." Satan sets in like a flood, " Where is your God now ? Did not I tell you that this would be the end...
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The Reference Bible, Containing an Accurate Copy of the Common English ...

1826
...ment. u 8 Oh that I might have my request ; and that God would grant me ihe tiling that I long for ! 9 things which ihou seiltest to me for : and 1 nil'! 10 Then should I yel have comfort ; yea, I would harden myself in sorrow : let him not spare...
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The whole works of ... Edward Reynolds, now first collected [by J.R. Pitman].

Edward Reynolds (bp. of Norwich.) - 1826
...pain ; and his nights like his too, nights of weariness, yet he never was heard to say to God, ' O that it would please God to destroy me, that he would let loose his hand, and cut me off; my soul chooseth strangling, and death, rather than life.*' He knew that by patience he was as well...
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The Old Testament: Arranged in Historical & Chronological Order, (on the ...

George Townsend - 1826
...white of an egg ? 7 The things that my soul refused to touch are as my sorrowful meat. 8 Oh that I might have my request ; and that God would grant me the thing that I long for ! £"^,T"~ 9 Even that it would please God to destroy me ; that he would let loose his hand, and cut...
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Sermons

James Sieveright - 1826 - 344 pages
...I want must come from God, and from him I ask it with unfeigned prayer. I say, wish Job, " O that I might have my request, and that God would grant me the thing that I long for !" but I complain, with Jeremiah, "Also when I cry and shout, he shutteth out my prayer." This is no...
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