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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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The Scottish Pulpit, Volume 1

1838
...rest : I would Hasten my escape from the winds, storm, and tempest: I would not live alway. Oh, that I might have my request, and that God would grant me the thing that I long for !* But good men, we observe farther, may be led to look forward with desire to the termination of life,...
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The Tract Magazine, Or, Christian Miscellany, Volume 1

1838
...is, indeed, beyond conception, arduous : it needs to be encountered to be understood. And yet, if I might have my request, and that God would grant me the thing that I long for, I have no wish for my children, but that they might live to be holy, devoted, and faithful missionaries...
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The United States Magazine and Democratic Review, Volume 20

1847
...longer, alone I shall go to the desert I" and clasping his hands, Helon prayed " that I might have my request, and that God would grant me the thing I long for ! Even that it would please God to destroy me that he would let loose his hand and...
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The Gospel magazine, and theological review. Ser. 5. Vol. 3, no. 1 ..., Volume 3

1838
...more inclined to curse God and die, and to say with Job under similar circumstances, " O that I might have my request, and that God would grant me the thing I long for ! Even that it would please God to destroy me ; that he would let loose his hand and cut...
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The Gospel Standard, Or, Feeble Christian's Support, Volume 6

1840
...rehellion against the dispensations of God; and in his feelings he will he ready to say with Joh, "O that I might have my request, and that God would grant me...that he would let loose his hand, and cut me off." (Joh vi. 8, 9.) And though, when the Lord is truly exercising us, pride, unhelief, and carnal reason,...
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The Inquirer Directed to an Experimental and Practical View of the Work of ...

Octavius Winslow - 1840 - 282 pages
...wrong in Job to ask the Lord that he might die. " Oh that I might have my request ! (are his words,) and that God would grant me the thing that I long...that he would let loose his hand, and cut me off," Job vi. 8, 9. It was an unwise and sinful petition, which the Lord in great mercy find wisdom, denied...
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A common-place-book to the holy Bible, reduced to heads by J. Locke, revised ...

William Dodd - 1842
...After this opened Job his mouth, and nursed his day, &c. See at large, Job iii. 1, &c. 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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Jerusalem's Pilgrim, Or, A Journey from the Kingdom of Darkness to the New ...

Betsey P. Hildreth - 1842 - 172 pages
...turned into mourning, and my organ into the voice of them that weep :" "O that I might have my request ; that God would grant me the thing that I long for...loose his hand and cut me off:" "Then should I yet have comfort : Yea, I would harden myself in sorrow, let him not spare, for I have not concealed the...
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Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions, Volume 4

Robert South - 1842
...discharge from their being ? Job speaks the natural desire of a tormented sinner ; Job vi. 8, 9, Ok 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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The holy Bible, with a comm. arranged in lectures, by C. Girdlestone, Volume 3

Charles Girdlestone - 1842
...the 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 ! 9 Even that it would please God to destroy me; that he would let loose his hand, and cut me. off!...
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