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ix. 20.

Let not him that girdeth on his harness boast himself as he that putteth it off.

1 Kings xx. 11. Death in the pot.

2 Kings iv. 40. Is thy servant a dog, that he should do this great thing?

viii. 13. Like the driving of Jehu, the son of Nimshi : for he driveth furiously.

One that feared God and eschewed evil. Job i. 1. Satan came also.

6. The Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away; blessed be the name of the Lord.

All that a man hath will he give for his life. ii. 4.

There the wicked cease from troubling, and there the weary be at rest.

iii. 17. Night, when deep sleep falleth on men. iv. 13 ; xxxiii. 15. Man is born unto trouble, as the sparks fly upward.



He taketh the wise in their own craftiness.

Thou shalt come to thy grave in a full age, like as a shock of corn cometh in in his season.

26. How forcible are right words !

ri. 25. My days are swifter than a weaver's shuttle.

vii. 6. He shall return no more to his house, neither shall his place know him any more.

10; xvi. 22. I would not live alway. The land of darkness and the shadow of death. Clearer than the noonday. Wisdom shall die with you.

xii. 2. i The place thereof shall know it no more. - Psalm ciii. 16.

Usually quoted, “The place that has known him shall know him no more."


X. 21.

xi. 17.



XX. 12.


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Speak to the earth, and it shall teach thee. Job xii. 8.

Man that is born of a woman is of few days, and full of trouble.

crị. 1. Miserable comforters are ye all.

xvi. 2. The king of terrors.

xviii. 14. I am escaped with the skin of my teeth.

xix, 20. Oh that my words were now written! oh that they were printed in a book !

Seeing the root of the matter is found in me.

Though wickedness be sweet in his mouth, though he hide it under his tongue. The land of the living.

xxviii. 13. The price of wisdom is above rubies.

When the ear heard me, then it blessed me; and when the eye saw me, witness to me.

xxix. 11. I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy. I was eyes to the blind, and feet was I to the lame. The house appointed for all living.

My desire is ... that mine adversary had written a book.

xxxi. 35. Great men are not always wise.

xxxij. 9. He multiplieth words without knowledge. Fair weather cometh out of the north.

Xxxvii. 22. Who is this that darkeneth counsel by words without knowledge ?

xxxviii. 2. The morning stars sang together, and all the sons of God shouted for joy.

xxariii. 7. Hitherto shalt thou come, but no further; and here shall thy proud waves be stayed.



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Xxxv. 16.


Canst thou bind the sweet influences of Pleiades, or loose the bands of Orion ?

Job xxxviii. 31.


Canst thou guide Arcturus with his sons ?
He smelleth the battle afar off.

xxxix. 25.

Canst thou draw out leviathan with an hook ?

ali. 1.



Hard as a piece of the nether millstone.
He maketh the deep to boil like a pot.

I have heard of thee by the hearing of the ear; but now mine eye seeth thee.

xlii. 5. His leaf also shall not wither.

Psalm i. 3.

Lift thou up the light of thy countenance upon us.

iv. 6. Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings. riii. 2. Thou hast made him a little lower than the angels.?

The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.

xiv, 1; liii. 1. He that sweareth to his own hurt, and changeth not.

20. 4.

xvi. 6.

The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places; 8 yea, I have a goodly heritage.

Keep me as the apple of the eye,“ hide me under the shadow of thy wings.

xrii. 8. The sorrows of death compassed me.

criii. 4. He rode upon a cherub, and did fly: yea, he did Ay upon the wings of the wind.5


1 Of very babes. - Book of Common Prayer.
2 Thou madest him lower than. - Jbid.
8 The lot is fallen unto me in a fair ground. Ibid.
4 Apple of an eve. - Ibid.

6 He rode upon the cherubim, and did fly; he came flying upon the wings of the wind. - Ibid.



The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament showeth his handiwork.

Psalm xix. 1. Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night showeth knowledge.

And there is nothing hid from the heat thereof.
Sweeter also than honey and the honeycomb.
I may tell all my bones.

xxii, 17. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures : he leadeth me beside the still waters.2

xxiii. 2.



Thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.3
My cup runneth over.*


From the strife of tongues.

xxxi. 20.

He fashioneth their hearts alike.5

xxxiii. 15.

xxxiv. 13.

Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile.

I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.

xxxvii. 25.

Spreading' himself like a green bay-tree.



Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright.
While I was musing the fire burned.8

xxxix. 3.

1 One day telleth another; and one night certifieth another.

Book of Common Prayer.

2 He shall feed me in a green pasture, and lead me forth beside the waters of comfort. Ibid.

3 Thy rod and thy staff comfort me. - Ibid.
4 My cup shall be full. Ibid.
5 He fashioneth all the hearts of them. - Ibid.
6 And yet saw I never . . . begging their bread. Ibid.
7 Flourishing. Ibid.
8 While I was thus musing the fire kindled. - Ibid.




Lord, make me to know mine end, and the measure of my days, what it is; that I may know how frail I am.

Psalm xixix. 4. Every man at his best state is altogether vanity.?

He heapeth up riches, and knoweth not: who shall gather them. Blessed is he that considereth the poor.

xli. 1. As the hart panteth after the water-brooks. xlii. 1. Deep calleth unto deep.5 My tongue is the pen of a ready writer.

ælv, 1. God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.

alvi. 1. Beautiful for situation, the joy of the whole earth, is Mount Zion, ... the city of the great King. xlviii. 2.

Man being in honour abideth not; he is like the beasts that perish.

xlix, 12, 20. The cattle upon a thousand hills.

1. 10. Oh that I had the wings like a dove !

lv. 6. We took sweet counsel together.

But it was thou, a man mine equal, my guide, and mine acquaintance.



1 Lord, let me know my end, and the number of my days, that I may be certified how long I have to live. Book of Common Prayer.

2 Every man living is altogether vanity. Ibid. 8 And cannot tell. — lbid. 4 As the hart desireth the water-brooks. - Ibid. 5 One deep calleth another. Ibid. 6 God is our hope and strength. Ibid. 7 The bill of Sion is a fair place, and the joy of the whole earth. - Ibid.

8 Nevertheless, man will not abide in honour, seeing he may be compared unto the beasts that perish. Ibid.

9 But it was even thou, my companion, my guide, and mine own familiar friend. - Ibid.

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