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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. Behold, thou hast made my days as an handbreadth ; And mine age is as nothing before thee : Verily every man at his best state is altogether vanity. "
Book of Public Worship: For the Use of the New Church Signified by the New ... - Page 47
by General Convention of the New Jerusalem in the United States of America - 1842 - 396 pages
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An abstract of the historical part of the Old Testament [by E ..., Volume 2

Edward Harley - 1735
...to HOA.R HAIRS will I carry you : mine End, and the Meafure r have ™ Ae - and l - wU -' ***** cvea of my Days, what it is, that I may know how (#) frail I am. Behold, thou haft made my Days as an Hand breadth, and mine Age is as nothing before thee : Verily, every Man, at...
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The Works of the Learned Benjamin Whichcote ...

Benjamin Whichcote - Theology - 1751 - 448 pages
...mine end ; and the meafiire of my days what it is : that I may know how frail I am. Beholdi thou haft made my days as an hand-breadth, and mine age is as nothing before thee : verily every man, at his b.'/t ejlate, is altogether vanity. Surely every man walk' eth in a vain /hew, furely they are difquieted...
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Sermons preached in the parish church of st. Alban, Wood-street

Samuel Hoole - Bible - 1786 - 321 pages
...introduces the exclamation that hath been chofen for the prefent fubjedt of our thoughts; Behold thou haft made my days as an hand-breadth, and mine age is as nothing before thee ; verily every man, at his bejl Jiate, is altogether vanity ! He entreats his Creator to make him thoroughly fenfible of the end...
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A collection of memorials concerning divers deceased ministers and others of ...

Society of friends - 1788
...concerned to revive thefe exprefilons of the Pfalmift, " Lord, make me to know mine end, " and the meafure of my days, what it is, that " I may know how frail I am: behold thou " haft made my days as an hand's breadth, and " mine age is as nothing before thee." Which {he enlarged...
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The Evangelical Magazine

Missions - 1810
...days- This measure, this short dttrution, he seems to allude to in the following verse : • — ( Behold, thou hast made my days as an hand-breadth, and mine age is as nothing "before thee !' It becomes us often to consider how near we are to the end of life. The measure of our days is determined...
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Memoir of Old Humphrey, with gleanings from his portfolio, in prose and verse

Old Humphrey - Methodists - 1799 - 320 pages
...him, and crushed him, and occasioned his death. Though he was taken, I am still left. ' Lord, make me to know mine end, and the measure of my days, what...every man at his best state is altogether vanity,' Psa. xxxix. 4, 5." On completing his articles of apprenticeship, Mr. Mogridge married Miss Elizabeth...
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Old Humphrey's Walks in London and Its Neighbourhood

Old Humphrey - London (England) - 1799 - 355 pages
...saw him committed to the tomb. He was my junior, yet here am I musing over his grave. "-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 xxxix. 4. The living love to honour their departed friends, by marking their death-stones with...
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The Works of Robt. Leighton, Volume 2

Robert Leighton, George Jerment - Theology - 1805
...there, they shall return in wine of strong consolation. Ver. 4. Now David's request is, Lord, make me to know mine end, and the measure of my days, what it is ; that I may know how frail I am.] In which he does not desire a response from God, about the day of his death, but instruction concerning...
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A Short and Plain Exposition of the Old Testament, with Devotional ..., Volume 4

Job Orton - Bible - 1805
...friends concerninff 4 them, but to God. LORD, make me to know, that is, consider and reflect upon, mine end, and the measure of my days, what it [is ; that] I may know how frail I [am,] and so be less concerned at the misery I have to endure, or the prosperity of the wicked that t I eee....
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A Scripture Account of the Faith and Practice of Christians: Consisting of ...

Hugh Gaston - Bible - 1807 - 506 pages
...1. My days are extinct, my breath is corrupt, the graves are ready for inc. Ps. xxxix. 4. Lord make me to know mine end, and the measure of my days, what it is, that I may know how frail I am. Ver. 5. Behold, thou hast made my days as an hand.breadxh, and nine age is as nothing before thee ;...
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