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" And lest I should be exalted above measure through the abundance of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure. "
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The Practical Works of Richard Baxter: with a Life of the Author ..., Volume 18

Richard Baxter - 1830
...heareth of me. And lest I should be exalted above measure through the abundance of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure. For this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it might depart from me. And he said,...
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The Works of William Paley ...: Comprising the Additional Volume ..., Volume 4

William Paley - 1830
...infirmity : Lest I should be exalted, says he, ' above measure, through the abundance of revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet me.' Thus then, in both epistles, the notice of his infirmity is suited to the place in which it is found....
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Thoughts in affliction [taken from the Bible and from hymns, with ...

Algernon Sydney Thelwall - 1831
...10, 16—18. "And lest I should be exalted above measure through the abundance of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure. For this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it might depart from me. And He said...
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The British preacher, Volumes 1-2

British preacher - 1831
..."lest I should be exalted above measure, through the abundance of the revelations, there was given me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure." (ver. 7.) Every sentence of this passage bears on the subject before us. Whether the...
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Short Discourses to be Read in Families

William Jay - 1833 - 493 pages
...and sent Paul safety by Satan himself! But you will observe, that Paul does not say, "There was given me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet me, because I wag exalted above measure," but " lest / should be." I wish, you to remark this, in order...
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The Works of William Paley ...: Containing His Life, Moral and Political ...

William Paley - 1831 - 578 pages
...fool in glorying ; yo have compound ma," chap. .\ii.Il. sure, through the abundance of revelations, # B or Satan to buffet me." Thus then, in both epistles, the notice of IHB infirmity is suited to the place...
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A Paraphrase and Notes on the Epistles of St. Paul to the Galatians, First ...

John Locke - 1832 - 455 pages
...heareth of me. 7 And, lest I should be exalted above measure, through the abundance of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure. PARAPHRASE. 1 If I must be forced to glory- for your sakes; (for me it is not expedient)...
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A scriptural commentary on the Book of Genesis and the Gospel ..., Volume 1

Charles Lambert Coghlan - 1832
...44. And lest I (said Paul) should be exalted above measure, through the abundance of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure. For this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it might depart from me. And he said...
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The Apostolicity of Trinitarianism: Or, The Testemony of History ..., Volume 1

George Stanley Faber - 1832
...respecting it, writes, in the year 58, that great doctor of the Church to his Corinthian Proselytes. There was given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger...of Satan, to buffet me : lest I should be exalted above measure. FOR THIS THING i BESOUGHT THE LORD THRICE, THAT IT MIGHT DEPART FROM ME. And he said...
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Tracts of Cyprian, abridged from Marshall's tr., by a master of ..., Parts 1-2

Cyprian (st, bp. of Carthage.) - 1832
...was afflicted, the surer was the proof which he gave of his virtues : " There was given (saith he) to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure. For this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it might depart from me ; and he said...
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