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Book of Ecclesiastes
Ecclesiastes Chapter 9
Ecclesiastes Chapter 9 Verse 18
Ecclesiastes Chapter 9 Verse 18. Wisdom is better than weapons of war: but one sinner destroyeth much good.
John Evelyn's Diary 1685 Apr. 10 Apr 1685. I went early to Whitehall Palace to heare Dr. Tillotson, Deane of Canterbury (54), preaching on 9 Eccles. 18. I returned in the evening, and visited Lady Tuke, and found with her Sr Geo Wakeman, the physician, whom I had seene tried and acquitted J, amongst the plotters for poisoning the late King, on the accusation of the famous Oates; and surely I believ'd him guiltlesse.
Book of Numbers Chapter 11
Book of Numbers Chapter 11 Verse 12
Book of Numbers Chapter 11 Verse 12. NIV. Did I conceive all these people? Did I give them birth? Why do you tell me to carry them in my arms, as a nurse carries an infant, to the land you promised on oath to their ancestors?.
Book of Numbers Chapter 11 Verse 12. KJB. Have I conceived all this people? have I begotten them, that thou shouldest say unto me, Carry them in thy bosom, as a nursing father beareth the sucking child, unto the land which thou swarest unto their fathers?.
John Evelyn's Diary 1686 Feb. 06 Feb 1686. Being the day on wcb his Ma* (52) began his reign, by order of Council it was to be solemniz'd with a particular Office and Sermon, which the Bp. of Ely (48) preach'd at Whitehall Palace on 11 Numb. 12; a Court oration upon the Regal office. It was much wonder'd at that this day, weh was that of his late Ma*'s death, should be kept as a festival, and not [instead of] the day of the present King's coronation. It is said to have ben formerly ye costom, tho' not till now since ye reigne of King James I.
The Dutchesse of Monmouth (34) being in ye same seate with me at church, appear'd with a very sad and afflicted countenance.