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" If thou doest well, shalt thou not be accepted? And if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the door. "
Christian Examiner - Page 152
1835
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The Light of Truth in the Mind of Man, the Only Rule of Faith and Practice ...

1824 - 109 pages
...he not to the multitude."* A Similar modes of expression are often recorded in scripture, " the Lord said unto Cain, if thou doest well shalt thou not be accepted ? If thou doest not well, sin lieth at the door."f There is not to be found an unbiassed individual,...
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The Doctrines of Friends, Or, Principles of the Christian Religion as Held ...

Elisha Bates - 1825 - 320 pages
...part. The general strain of scripture promises, both in the Old and New Testament, is conditional. "If thou doest well, shalt thou not be accepted ?...and if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the door." Gen 4. 7. "Behold I set before you this day a blessing and a eurse: a blessing if ye obey the commandments...
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Essays on the Evidences, Doctrines, and Practical Operation of Christianity

Joseph John Gurney - 1825 - 566 pages
...ultimate and inevitable consequences of vice, and happiness the sure result of obedience and virtue. " If thou doest well, shalt thou not be accepted? And if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the door:" Gen. iv, 7. " Say ye to the righteous, that it shall be well with him ; for they shall eat the fruit...
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The theology of the early patriarchs, illustrated by an appeal to ..., Volume 2

Thomas Tregenna Biddulph - 1825
...his bloodless offering had produced in him, He reasoned with him on the subject and said, Gen iv. 7, "If thou doest well, shalt thou not be accepted; and if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the door: " the meaning of which seems to be this, " If thou wast not a a transgressor, thy acceptance would...
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A Treatise on Christian Doctrine: Compiled from the Holy Scriptures Alone

John Milton - 1825 - 711 pages
...which from numberless other passages appears to have been also the case after the fall. Gen. iv. 7. if thou doest well, shalt thou not be accepted ? and if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the door, or, the punishment of sin watcheth for thee. Exod. xxxii. 32, 33. blot me, I pray thee, out of thy...
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A catechetical exposition of the Apostles' creed

James Thomas Law - 1825 - 80 pages
...though at first perhaps obscurely, to the guilty Cain. " If thou doest well," said the Lord unto him, " shalt thou not be accepted ? And if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the door, (ie the punishment of sin will surely await thee) '"." " Enoch also, the seventh from Adam, prophesied,...
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Observations on the Importance of Female Education and Maternal Instruction ...

Abigail Mott - 1825 - 79 pages
...brother's offering was more acceptable than his own ; was it not said to him, " If thou doest well, shall thou not be accepted ? And if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the door." The royal Psalmist, when speaking of the goodness of the Lord, of which he appears to have been very...
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The Quarterly Theological Review and Ecclesiastical Record, Volume 2

1825
...on that topic," (p. 45.)he proceeds to review the text relating to Cain. " If thou doest well, shall thou not be accepted? and if thou doest not well, SIN LIETH AT THE DOOR :" where the clause in capitals is rendered by Archbishop Magee, " a sin-offering lieth at the door,"...
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The Harmony of the Law and the Gospel with Regard to the Doctrine of a ...

Thomas William Lancaster - 1825 - 470 pages
...1. ver. 8. of the most learned and able expositors of the original text. " If thou doest well, shall thou not be " accepted ? and if thou doest not well, sin lieth at " the doorb." Of the expositors to whom I refer, it is the decided judgment, that the word which is here...
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Discourses and Dissertations on the Scriptural Doctrines of ..., Volume 1

William Magee - 1825
...and the acceptance of Abel's. The words in the present version are, ifthou doest ivellr shall tfwu not be accepted? — and if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the door* — which words, as they stand connected in the context, supply no very satisfactory meaning, and have...
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