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" Look upon the rainbow, and praise him that made it ; very beautiful it is in the brightness thereof. It compasseth the heaven about with a glorious circle, and the hands of the most high have bended it. "
Biblical Repository and Quarterly Observer - Page 176
1835
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Select British Classics, Volume 16

1803 - 376 pages
...praise ' him that made it ; very beautiful it is in its bright' ness ; it er.compasscs the heavens with a glorious ' circle, and the hands of the most High have bended 'it.' Having thus spoken of that greatness which affects the mind in architecture, I might next shew the...
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Sacred hours; or, Extracts for private devotion & meditation, Volume 1

Sacred hours - 1804 - 500 pages
...never faint in their watches. Look upon the rainbow, and praise him that made it ; very beautiful it is in the brightness thereof. It compasseth the heaven...circle, and the hands of the most high have bended it. By his commandment he maketh the snow to fall apace, and sendeth swiftly the lightnings of his judgment....
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell, Volume 2

Joseph Addison - 1804 - 578 pages
...rainbow, and praise him that made it; very beautiful it is in its brightness; it encompasses the heavens with a glorious circle, and the hands, of the Most High have bended it." Having thus spoken of that greatness which affects the mind in architecture, I might next shew the...
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Moral Maxims: From the Wisdom of Jesus, the Son of Sirach, Or, Ecclesiasticus

1807 - 152 pages
...upon the rainbow, and praise him that made it; very beautiful it is, in the brightness thereof. 510. It compasseth the Heaven about with a glorious circle, and the hands of the Most High . have bended it. 511. By his commandment he maketh the snow to fall apace, and sendeth swiftly the lightnings of his...
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The British Essayists; with Prefaces, Historical and Biographical,: The ...

1810 - 350 pages
...rainbow, and praise him that made it; very beautiful it is in its brightness ; it encompasses the heavens with a glorious circle, and the hands of the Most High have bended it.' Having thus spoken of that greatness which affects the mind in architecture, I might next show the...
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Quakerism Unveiled: Truth Prevalent : in Two Letters, Addressed to the ...

Ephraim Wood - 1815 - 384 pages
...of heaven ; the rainbow ; " very beautiful it is in the fulness thereof, it compasseth the heavens about with a glorious circle, and the hands of the most high have bended it ;"* the earth " is the Lord's, and the fulness thereof; the world and they that dwell therein ;" "...
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The Works of the Right Reverend George Horne ...: To which are ..., Volume 6

George Horne, William Jones - 1818 - 576 pages
...upon the rainbow," saith the wise son of Sirach, " and praise him who made "-it : very beautiful it is in the brightness thereof: " it compasseth the heaven...circle, and the hands of the most High have " bended it :" Ecclus. xliii. 11. But let us not forget likewise, when we look upon the rainbow, to praise him...
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The works of ... George Horne; to which are prefixed memoirs of ..., Volume 4

George Horne (bp. of Norwich.) - 1818 - 574 pages
...short description of it? " Look upon the rainbow, and " praise him who made it : very beautiful it is in the " brightness thereof: it compasseth the heaven...; and the hands of the " Most High have bended it !" LETTER XIII. PAGE 10. " What answer shall we give to those " who are inclined to deny, that an all-powerful...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

James Ferguson - 1819 - 342 pages
...rainbow, and praise Him that made it; very beautiful it is in its brightness ; it encompasses the heavens with a glorious circle, and the hands of the Most High have bended it.' Having thus spoken of that greatness which affects the mind in architecture, I might next shew tjv...
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Exercises in English and Tamul on the pentateuch: taken chiefly from the Rev ...

J. Hough - 1821 - 330 pages
...appointed the rainbow to be an everlasting token of this covenant and promise. It compasseth the heaven with a glorious circle, and the hands of the most high have bended it. He likewise renewed to Noah the blessing, which he had given to Adam at the beginning, of a dominion...
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