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" Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding; for the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold. "
The Works of the Right Reverend George Horne ...: To which are Prefixed ... - Page 361
by George Horne - 1818
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Theological and Expository Lectures

Robert Leighton - Theology - 1828 - 274 pages
...hidden treasure. Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding. For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold. Wisdom is the principal thing ; therefore, get wisdom, and with all thy getting, get understanding....
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Memoirs and select remains of ... John Cooke [ed.] by G. Redford

John Cooke - 1828
...in the uttermost parts of the earth—This, this is the treasure for which we ought to long; " for the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold." learn what it unfolds to the teachable and awakened mind. Redemption ! A word big with meaning, importing,...
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Lectures on the Relations and Duties of the Middle Aged

Joel Harvey Linsley - Domestic relations - 1828 - 180 pages
...religion — get heavenly wisdom, and with all thy gettings, get understanding : for the mer. chandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold. Hitherto, I have confined my argument for religion, as man's supreme good, chiefly to its bearing upon...
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Morning Exercises for the Closet: for Every Day in the Year ...

William Jay - Meditations - 1829
...power of soothing every care ; of subduing every passion ; of adding a relish to every enjoyment — The merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver ; and the gain thereof, than much fine gold. Many things are good for me; but none so good as to draw nigh to God. I admire his...
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The Practical Works of Richard Baxter: with a Life of the Author ..., Volume 7

Richard Baxter - Theology - 1830
...iii. 13. xxi.20. " Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding ; for the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold. She is more precious than rubies : all the things thou canst desire are not to be compared to her....
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The Whole Works of the Most Reverend Father in God, Robert ..., Volume 4

Robert Leighton - 1830
...hidden treasure. Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man than getteth understanding. For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold. Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore, get wisdom, and with all thy getting, get understanding....
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1830 - 300 pages
...the mountains. S^Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding?! For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold. She is more precious than rubies : and all the things thou canst desire are not to be compared unto...
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The Theological Works of Isaac Barrow, Volume 3

Isaac Barrow - Theology - 1830
...knowledge of natural things, of mathematics, of poetry, are reckoned ingredients) i'rov.m.i4.he Saith, The merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold; she is more precious than rubies, and all the things thou canst desire are not to be comProv. viii....
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The Works of Dr. Isaac Barrow, Volume 3

Isaac Barrow - Sermons, English - 1831
...which the knowlege of natural things, of mathematics, of poetry, are reckoned ingredients) he saith, ' The merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold ; she is more precious than rubies, and all the things thou canst desire are not to be compared unto...
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Prize Letters to Students

Baxter Dickinson - Spiritual life - 1831 - 85 pages
...which it treats. For, happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding. The merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold. Her ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace. LETTER V. SUCH is your relation to...
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