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" Many waters cannot quench love, neither can the floods drown it: if a man would give all the substance of his house for love, it would utterly be contemned. "
The works of the rev. John Newton - Page 495
by John Newton - 1808
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Heaven Opened: Or, A Brief and Plain Discovery of the Riches of God's ...

Richard Alleine - Christian life - 1852 - 388 pages
...excellence and their rarity. (1.) Prize it according to its worth and excellence. Why, what is the worth ? " If a man would give all the substance of his house for love, it would be contemned." The whole world is not of sufficient value to be a price for love ; no, it must come by...
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The Song of Songs, which is by Solomon: A New Translation: with a Commentary ...

Thomas Williams - Bible - 1801 - 346 pages
...the fiery flame of JAH. Bridegroom. Many waters cannot quench love ; Neither can the floods drown it. If a man would give all the substance of his house for love, It would utterly be contemned. THIS Section begins with a question from the virgins, alluding, I conceive, to...
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Sermons, on a Number of Connected Subjects: In which an Attempt is Made to ...

John Smalley - Congregational churches - 1803 - 436 pages
...the pleasure he should take in eating it, if he did. In this sense, the saying of Solomon is true, " If a man would give all the substance of his house for love, it would be utterly contemned ;" that is, totally unavailing. One may wish for his own sake, that he loved God and virtue ; but neither...
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A Short and Plain Exposition of the Old Testament, with Devotional ..., Volume 5

Job Orton - Bible - 1805
...[which hath] a. most ve7 hement flame. Many waters cannot quench love, neither can the floods drown it : if a man would give all the substance of his house for love, it would utterly be contemned. i 8 We have a little sister, and she hath no breasts : what shall 9 we do for...
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Twenty Short Discourses Adapted to Village Worship Or the ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Beddome - Baptists - 1807
...not leave them so. As such therefore we must come to him for pardoning mercy, if we come at all ; and if a man would give all the substance of his house for it, it would be utterly contemned. The language of the law is, Pay me what thou owest! But the gospel...
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The works of ... Joseph Hall, with some account of his life and ..., Volume 3

Joseph Hall (bp. of Norwich.) - 1808
...vehement and extreme fire: VIII. 1 Many waters cannot quench love, neither can the floods drown it: if a man would give all the substance of his house for love, it would utterly be contemned. Yea, more than any fire; for airy flame yet may be quenched •with water, but...
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Paraphrases on hard texts

Joseph Hall - 1808
...vehement and extreme fire : VIII. 1 Many waters cannot quench love, neither can the floods drown it : if a man would give all the substance of his house for love, it would utterly be contemned. ^ Yea, more than any fire; for any flame yet may be quenched with water, but...
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Sermons on Interesting Subjects

Robert Coutts - Sermons - 1808 - 462 pages
...considerations centering in self. Love, even from a brother mortal, cannot be attracted by a bribe. " If a man would give all the " substance of his house for love, it would utterly " be contemned."f It must be the free-will offering of one mind to another ; of a mind capable...
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Sermons on various subjects. To which is prefixed a memoir of the author, by ...

John Pawson - 1809
...neither can the floods drown it." Thirdly, We have the inestimable value of divine love set forth : " If a man would give all the substance of his house for love, it would be utterly contemned." I. The believer is considered as devoutly praying for the enjoyment of closer communion with God. It...
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments; Together with the ...

1809 - 959 pages
...which hath a most vehement flame. 7 Many waters cannot quench love, neither can the floods drown it : made an end of offering burnt-offerings and pcaceofterings, he blesse utterly be contemned. 8 If We have a little sister, and she 544 Tsaioh's conij'i faint (if Jutlah....
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