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the most High divided, &c. See now the gods of the people are idols ; but that I, I am he, and there is no god the Lord made the heavens. Glory
I kill, and I make alive, and honour are in his presence, I wound, and I heal: neither is there strength and gladness are in his place. any who can deliver out of my hand. Give unto the Lord the glory due For I lift up my hand to heaven, &c. unto his name.-1 Chron. xvi. 24, -Deut. xxxii. 3, 4. 8. 39, 40. &c. &c. Ps. xcvi, 4, 5.
There is none like unto the God Thine, O Lord, is the greatness, of Jeshurun, who rideth upon the and the glory, and the victory, and heaven in thy help, and in his excel. the majesty ; for all in heaven and in lency on the sky: the eternal God is earth is thine : thine is the kingdom, thy refuge; and underneath are the O Lord ; and thou art exalted above everlasting arms, and he shall thrust all. Both riches and honour come of out, &c.-Deut. xxxiii. 26, 27, thee, and thou reignest over all, and
There is none beside thee ; neither in thine hand is power and might; is there any rock like our God, &c. and in thine hand it is to make great, The Lord is a God of knowledge, and and to give strength unto all.-1 Chron. by him actions are weighed, &c. The xxix. 11, 12. Lord killeth, and maketh alive; he Blessed be thy glorious name, who bringeth down to the grave, and bring- art exalted above all blessing and eth up. The Lord maketh poor, and praises : thou, thou art Lord alone
; maketh rich; he bringeth low, and thou hast made heaven, &c. And lifteth up: he raiseth up the poor, thou preservest them all.--Nehem. ix. &c. So the pillars of the earth are 5, 6. the Lord's, and he hath set the world The Lord gave, and the Lord hath upon them. He will keep the feet of taken away.--Job i. 21. his saints, &c.—1 Sam. ii. 2, &c. God, &c. who doeth great things Job ix. 9.
and unsearchable, without number: Who is able to stand before this who giveth rain upon the earth, and holy Lord God ?-1 Sam. vi. 20. sendeth waters upon the fields, to set
Thou art great, O Lord God: for up on high those who are low, &c. there is none like thee; neither is He disappointeth the devices of the there any God beside thee.—2 Sam. crafty, so that their hands cannot pervii. 22. I Chron. xvii. 20.
form, &c.—Job v. 8-12, &c, The earth shook and trembled, the Canst thou by searching find out foundations of heaven moved and God? Canst thou find out the Al. shook, because he was wrath. There mighty to perfection ? &c. If he cut went up a smoke out of his nostrils ; off (or make a change), and shut up, and fire out of his mouth devoured, or gather together, then who can hin&c.—2 Sam. xxii. 8–12. Ps. xviii. der him ? &c.-Job xi. 7-10. ix. 10 7, &c.
-13, &c. xxiii. 13, 14. xxxyii. 23. The glory of the Lord hath filled Ps. lxxvii. 19. the house.-1 Kings viii. 11.
Who knoweth not in all these, that Thou art the God; thou alone, of the hand of the Lord hath wrought all the kingdoms of the earth ; thou this ? in whose hand is the soul of hast made heaven and earth.-2 Kings every living thing, and the breath of xix. 15.
all mankind, &c. With him is wisThe heaven and heaven of heavens dom and strength, he hath counsel and cannot contain him.—2 Chron. ii. understanding. Behold, he breaketh 6. vi. 18.
down, and it cannot be built up again; Declare his glory, &c. For great he shutteth up a man, and there can is the Lord, and greatly to be praised; be no opening; he withholdeth the to be feared above all gods : for all waters, and they dry up, &c. he leadeth
counsellors away spoiled, and maketh tions of the earth ? &c. Who hath the judges fools; he looseth the bonds laid the measures thereof? &c.—Job of kings, &c. he leadeth princes away xxxviii. the whole. Ps. civ. 2~5,&c. spoiled, and overthroweth the mighty, Who is able to stand before me? &c.Job xii. 9—19, &c.
Who hath prevented me that I should Shall not his excellency make you repay? Whatsoever is under the whole afraid? and his dread fall upon you ? heaven is mine.-- Job xli. 10, 11. Jer: -Job xiii. 11. Jer. v. 22. Job xxiii. xlix. 19. Ps. 1. 9—12. 15.
The kings of the earth set themShall any teach God knowledge, selves, &c. He that sitteth in heaven seeing he judgeth those who are high? shall laugh: the Lord shall have them -Job xxi. 22.
in derision. Then shall he speak He stretcheth out the north over unto them in his wrath, &c. "Yet the empty place, and hangeth the have I set my King upon my holy earth upon nothing; he bindeth up hill of Sion.-Ps. ii. 1-6. the waters in his thick clouds, &c. O Lord, our God, how excellent He hath compassed the waters with is thy name in all the earth! who bounds, until the day and night come hast set thy glory above the heavens. to an end. The pillars of heaven trem- -Ps. viii. 1. 9. ble, and are astonished at his reproof. The Lord is in his holy temple: the He divideth the sea, &c. By his Spi- Lord's throne is in heaven.-Ps. xi. 4. rit he hath garnished the heavens, &c. The heavens declare the glory of Lo, these are parts of his ways: but God: the firmament sheweth his hanhow little a portion is heard of him? dy-work.-Ps. xix. 1. But the thunder of his power, who The kingdom is the Lord's : and can understand ?-Job xxvi. 7–14. he is the Governor among the naPs. xix. 1-4, &c. Jer. v. 22. Ps. tions.-Ps. xxi. 28. xlvii. 2. 7. Ixxiv. 12–14, &c. lxxvii. 17, 18. civ. Who is the King of Glory? The 2, &c.
Lord of hosts, he is the King of glory. Destruction from God was a terror Ps. xxiv. 10. to me : and by reason of his high The voice of the Lord is upon the ness, I could not endure.-Job xxxi. waters; the God of glory thundereth: 23. Isa. xiii. 3. xxviii. the whole. the Lord is upon many waters. The
God is greater than man: why dost voice of the Lord is powerful (or thou strive against him for he giveth power); the voice of the Lord is full not account of any of his matters. of majesty: the voice of the Lord Job xxxiii. 12, 13. ix. 12. Jer. xlix. breaketh the cedars, &c. The Lord 19. Job xxi. 22.
the Lord When he gives quietness, who can sitteth King for ever.-Ps. xxix. 3 make trouble? And when he hideth, 8. 10. who can behold him ?Job xxxiv. 29. By the word of the Lord were the
He thundereth with the voice of his heavens made, &c. He spake and it excellency, &c. God thundereth mar. was done: he commanded, and it vellously with his voice: great things stood fast. The Lord bringeth the doth he, which we cannot comprehend. counsel of the heathen to nought : For he saith to the snow, Be thou on he maketh the devices of the people the earth : likewise to the small rain, to be of none effect. The counsel &c. He sealeth up the hand of every of the Lord standeth for ever; the man, that all men may know his work, thoughts of his heart to all genera&c. With God is terrible majesty, tions.-Ps. xxxii. 6–11. Isa. xiv. &c.—Job xxxvii. 4-9, &c. 22, 23. 27. Ps. civ. 2, &c. Zech. xii. I.
The Lord said unto Job, &c. Where Great is the Lord, and greatly to wast thou when I laid the founda- be praised.-Ps. xlviii. 1. I. 11.
Verily, he is a God who judgeth on art great, and doest wondrous things : the earth.-Ps. Iviï, 11.
thou art God alone.-Ps. lxxxvi. 8 Let them know that God ruleth-10. lxxxvii. 5, cxi. 2—4. 6, 7. in Jacob unto the ends of the earth. Who in the heaven can be compared Selah.-Ps. lix. 13. Isa. lx. 16. Ps. unto the Lord ? who among the sons xlvii. 2. 7. lxvi. 7.
of the mighty can be likened unto the He visiteth the earth, and water- Lord? God is greatly to be feared, eth it, &c. enricheth it, &c. Thou &c. Who is a strong Lord, like unto preparest them corn, &c.—Ps. lxv. thee?--Ps. lxxxix. 6–9. 11. 9-11.
Thou turnest man to destruction He that is our God, is the God of and sayest, Return, ye children of salvation; and unto God the Lord men.-Ps. xc. 3. Job ix. 13. belong the issues from death. To The Lord reigneth: he is clothed him who rideth upon the heaven of with majesty, &c. The Lord on high heavens, &c. His excellency is over is mightier than the noise of many Israel, and his strength is in the waters; yea, than the mighty waves clouds. O God, thou art terrible out of the sea.-Ps. xciii. 1. 4. xcvii. I. of thy holy places, &c.—Ps. Ixviii. 20. xcix. 1. civ. 1, &c. cxlvi. 10. 33–35.
The Lord is a great God, and a Promotion cometh not from the great King above all gods : in his east, &c. but God, the Judge, he put- hand are the deep places of the earth, teth down one, and setteth up ano- &c.—Ps. xcv. 3—5. xcvi. 4, 5. xcvii. ther.-Ps. lxxv. 6, 7.
9. cxxxv. 5, &c. In Judah is God known: his name The Lord made the heavens : honour is great in Israel. Thou art more and majesty are before him ; strength glorious and excellent than the moun- and beauty in his sanctuary.--Ps.xcvi. tains of prey. At thy rebuke, O God 5, 6. of Jacob, the chariot and horses are Fire goeth before him, and burnetlo cast into a deep sleep. Thou, thou up his enemies round about him, &c. art to be feared : and who may stand The hills melted like wax at the prein thy sight when once thou art angry? sence of the Lord, at the presence
of He shall cut off the spirit of princes : the Lord of the whole earth.-Ps. he is terrible to the kings of the earth. xcvii. 3—5. cxiv. 7. Nahum i. 4, 5. -Ps. lxxvi. 1. 4. 6, 7. 12. Nahumn i. Know ye
that the Lord he is God: 5, 6.
he hath made us, and not we ourselves Who is so great a God as our God? (or his we are).-Ps. c. 3. Thou art the God that doest wonders, The Lord hath prepared his throne &c. The waters saw thee, O God; in the heavens, and his kingdom raleth they were afraid : the depths also over all.-Ps. ciii. 19. were troubled, &c.—Ps. lxxvii. 13, The Lord is high above all nations, 14. 16. Job ix. 10.
his glory above the heavens: Who is God standeth in the congregation like unto the Lord our God, who of the mighty: he judgeth among the dwelleth on high? He raiseth the gods.-Ps. lxxxii. i.
poor out of the dust, &c. that he may That men may know that thou, set him with princes, &c. He maketh whose name alone is JEHOVAH, art the barren woman to keep house, &c. the Most High over all the earth.- -Ps. cxiii. 4,5. 7-9. Ps. lxxxij. 18. xci. 1,
Our God is in the heavens ; he hath Among the gods, none are like unto done whatsoever he pleased. The thee, O Lord : neither are there any heavens, the heavens are the Lord's ; works like unto thy works. All na- but the earth hath he given to the tions whom thou hast made shall come children of men.-Ps. cxv. 3. 16. and worship before thee, &c. For thou cxxxv. 6.
I will speak of the glorious honour the span, and comprehended the dust of thy majesty, and of thy wondrous of the earth in a measure, and works: and men shall speak of the weighed the mountains in scales, and might of thy terrible acts; and I will the hills in a balance. Who hath declare thy greatness. Thy kingdom directed the Spirit of the Lord, or, is an everlasting kingdom, and thy being his counsellor, hath taught dominion endureth throughout all ge- him? With whom took he counsel? nerations.-Ps. cxlv.5, 6. 13. &c. Behold, the nations are as
Let them praise the name of the drop of a bucket, and are counted Lord, for his name alone is excellent, as the small dust of the balance: his glory is above the earth and heaven. behold, he taketh up the isles as -Ps. cxlviii. 13.
a very little thing. All pations beThe lot is cast into the lap, but fore him are as nothing; and they the whole disposing thereof is of the are counted to him less than nothing, Lord.-Prov. xvi. 33.
and vanity. To whom then will ye There is no wisdom, nor under- liken God? or what likeness will standing, nor counsel against the ye compare unto him? He who Lord.—Prov. xxi. 30.
sitteth upon the circle of the earth, The building of Babel.-Gen. xi. &c. that bringeth the princes to no
Joseph's dream brought to pass thing, &c. To whom then will ye liken Gen. xxxvii xlviii.
me, or shall I be equal, saith the I know that whatsoever God doeth, Holy One? Lift up your eyes on it shall be for ever; nothing can be high, and behold who hath created put to it, nor any thing taken from it: these things.—Isa. xl. 10. 12—15. and God doth it, that men should fear 17, 18. 22, 23. 25, 26. xlii. 5. xlvi. before him.--Eccles. iii. 14.
5. 9, 10. Jer. v. 22. Job ix. 7-9. And they shall go into the holes Yea, before the day was, I am he; of the rocks, and into the caves of the and there is none that can deliver out earth, for fear of the Lord, and for of my hand: I will work, and who the glory of his majesty, when he shall let it? I am the Lord, your Holy ariseth to shake terribly the earth.- One, the Creator of Israel, your King, Isa. ii. 10. 19.21. Job xxxvii. 22, 23. &c. who maketh a way in the sea,
Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of and a path in the mighty waters, &c. hosts; the whole earth is full of thy I have given Jacob to the curse, and glory. Woe is me, &c. I have seen Israel to reproaches.—Isa. xliii. 13. the King, the Lord of hosts !-Isa. 15, 16. 28. vi. 3. 5.
I am the Lord, who maketh all Great is the Holy One of Israel, things, who stretcheth forth the heain the midst of thee.--Isa. xii. 6. vens alone, who spreadeth abroad the Rev. xix. 17.
earth by myself; who frustrateth the The Lord of hosts hath purposed, tokens of the liars, and maketh diand who shall disannul ? and his hand viners mad; who turneth wise men is sretched out, who shall turn it backward, and maketh their knowback ? .Isa. xiv. 27.
ledge foolish; who saith to the deep, Let favour beshewed to the wicked, Be dry: and I will dry up thy rivers. yet will he not, &c. Behold the ma- -Isa. xliv. 24, 25. 27. Rev. x. 6. jesty of the Lord. Isa. xxvi. 10. xiv. 7.
The Lord of hosts, wonderful in I form light, and create darkness : counsel, and excellent in working. I make peace, and create evil : I the -Isa. xxviii. 29.
Lord do all these things. Woe unto The Lord God, &c. who hath méa- him who striveth with his Maker : sured the waters in the hollow of Let the potsherd strive with the potsbis hand, and meted out heaven with herds of the earth, &c. I have made
the earth and created man upon it: my hand, O house of Israel. At what I, even my hands, have stretched out instant I shall speak concerning a the heavens, &c. Unto me every nation and concerning a kingdom, to knee shall bow ; every tongue shall pluck up, and to pull down, and to
:-Isa. xlv. 7. 9. 12. 18. 23. destroy, &c.---Jer. xviii. 6–9. To whom will ye liken me, &c. I Thus saith the Lord of hosts, &c. am God, my counsel shall stand, and I have made the earth, the man and I will do all my pleasure.--Isa. xlvi. the beast that are upon the ground, 5. 9, 10.
by my great power, and by my outBehold, at my rebuke I dry up the stretched arm; and have given it unto sea, &c. I clothe the heavens with whom it seemeth meet unto me: and blackness, &c.—Isa. 1. 2, 3. Nahum now have I given all these lands into . 4.
the hand of Nebuchadnezzar, &c.My word shall accomplish that Jer. xxvii. 4, &c. xxxii. 17. which I please, and it shall prosper. The great, the mighty God, the -Isa. lv. 11.
Lord of hosts is his name; great in Thus saith the high and lofty One, counsel, and mighty in works, &c. I who inhabiteth eternity, whose name the Lord the God of all flesh: is any is Holy; I dwell in the high and thing too hard for me?Jer. xxxij. holy place, &c.—Isa. lvii. 15. 18, 19. 27.
Thus saith the Lord, The heaven is Who is like me? Who will appoint my throne, and the earth my foot- me the time (or convince me in stool : where is the house that ye judgment)? Who is that shepherd? build unto me? and where is the place and who will stand before me. Jer. of my rest? For all those things hath 1. 44. mine hand made, &c.—Isa. lxvi. 1, 2. Behold, all souls are mine; as the 2 Chron. ii. 6. vi. 18.
soul of the father, so also the soul of Hath a nation changed their gods, the son is mine. Ezek. xviii. 4. Ps. which are yet no gods? but my peo- xxiv. 1. ple have changed their glory, &c. Behold, the glory of the God of IsJer. ii. 11.
rael, &c. 'And his voice was like a The Lord our God, who giveth rain, noise of many waters, and the earth both the former and the latter, in shined with his glory, &c. The glory his season; he reserveth unto us the of the Lord filled the house.Ezek. appointed weeks of the harvest.-Jer. xliii. 2. 4, 5. viii. 4. ix. 3. v. 24.
Wisdom and might are his; he There is none like unto thee, O changeth the times and the seasons ; Lord; thou art great, and thy name he removeth kings, and setteth up is great in might. Who would not kings, &c. The God of heaven hath fear thee, O King of nations? For given thee a kingdom, power, and to thee doth it appertain; forasmuch strength, and glory, &c. And in the as among all the wise men of the na- days of these kings shall the God of tions, and in all their kingdoms, are heaven set up a kingdom, which shall none like unto thee. At his wrath never be destroyed, &c. He is a God the earth shall tremble, and the na- of gods, and Lord of kings.-Dan. ii. tions, &c. He hath made the earth 20, 21. 37. 44. 47. by his power, &c. The portion of Ye servants of the most high God, Jacob is not like them: for he is the come forth, &c.—Dan. iii. 26. Mark former of all things.- Jer. x. 6, 7. v. 7. Luke i. 32. 35. 76. 10. 12. 16. li. 15, 16. 19. Job ix. 5. His kingdom is an everlasting king
Cannot I do with you as this pot- dom, and his dominion from generater? saith the Lord. Behold, as the tion to generation. The Most High clay in the potter's hand, so are ye in ruleth in the kingdom of men, and