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" Thou turnest man to destruction ; and sayest, Return, ye children of men. For a thousand years in thy sight are but as yesterday when it is past, and as a watch in the night. "
Reports - Page 354
by National Council of the Congregational Churches of the United States - 1915
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Holy Bible

Zondervan, Zondervan Publishing House - 1984 - 928 pages
...years in thy sight are but as yesterday when it is past, and as a watch in the night. 5 Thou carriest 6 In the morning it flourisheth, and groweth up; in the evening it is cut down, and wilhereth. 7 For...
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The Essential Reinhold Niebuhr: Selected Essays and Addresses

Reinhold Niebuhr - 1986 - 264 pages
...human situation in typically biblical terms. "Thou earnest them [that is, us] away as with a flood; ... In the morning they are like grass which groweth up. In the morning it flourisheth; ... in the evening it is cut down and withereth." The brevity of human life! "Thou earnest them away...
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Blue Calhoun

Reynolds Price - 1992 - 373 pages
...all. So I had no trouble skimming along. I kept my eyes on Luna at first. But by the time I got to " 'Thou earnest them away as with a flood; they are as a sleep,' " the only thing I was seeing was Bob— Bob so young you couldn't imagine him tortured and dead in...
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Chapters into Verse: Poetry in English Inspired by the Bible: Volume 1 ...

Robert Atwan, Laurance Wieder - 1993 - 512 pages
...tyrants shall thy land be trod? How long thy temples worshipless, Oh God? man to destruction; and sayest, Return, ye children of men. For a thousand years in...when it is past, and as a watch in the night. Thou carriest them away as with a flood; they are as a sleep: in the morning they are like grass which groweth...
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Containment Culture: American Narratives, Postmodernism, and the Atomic Age

Alan Nadel - 1995 - 332 pages
...as a watch in the night. Thou earnest the children of men away as with a flood; they are as asleep; in the morning they are like grass which groweth up. In the morning it florisheth and groweth up; in the evening it is cut down, and withereth. For we are consumed by Thy...
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Randall House Minister's Manual: KJV Edition

Billy A. Melvin - 2012 - 156 pages
...world, even from everlasting to everlasting, thou art God. Thou turnest man to destruction; and sayest, Return, ye children of men. For a thousand years in...when it is past, and as a watch in the night. Thou carnest them away as with a flood; they are as a sleep: in the morning they are like grass which groweth...
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The Cambridge Companion to Bacon

Markku Peltonen, Peltonen Markku - 1996 - 372 pages
...his mocking of vain dreamers: Thou turnest man to destruction; and sayest, Return ye children of men. Thou earnest them away as with a flood; they are as a sleep . . . Elsewhere Bacon reminds his readers that Orpheus is a pious poet, and that myth as well as Scripture...
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Scribes and Scoundrels

George Galt - 1997 - 250 pages
...you drift off somewhere else. For a thousand years in thy sight are but as yesterday when it is past, and as a watch in the night. Thou earnest them away...are as a sleep; in the morning they are like grass. . . Max searched his brain for some word, some hint. There had been that last afternoon heart-to-heart,...
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Staying Positive in a Negative World: Attitudes That Enhance the Joy of Living

Roger Campbell - 1996 - 129 pages
...world, even from everlasting to everlasting, Thou art God. Thou turnest man to destruction, and sayest, 'Return, ye children of men.' For a thousand years in Thy sight are but as yesterday when it is past, and as a watch in the night" (Ps. 90:1-4). To emphasize the contrast...
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Axel: A Novel

Bo Carpelan - 1998 - 374 pages
...my losses of memory are acts of mercy and spring from a deeply-felt need to forget and have peace. 'Thou earnest them away as with a flood; they are as a sleep...' 25.8 Here in SiuroJaskara the nettles are growing to head-height around the cottage walls and form...
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