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" They were said therefore to be in bondage to the law ; and the law was said to be a yoke, which neither they nor their fathers were able to bear : Acts xv. "
GAīsh˙los@. Ăschylus, recens. J. Scholefield. [With] Appendix - Page 328
by Aeschylus - 1828
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A Practical Exposition of Our Saviour's Sermon on the Mount

James Gardiner - 1720 - 408 pages
...anfwer'd, that as the ceremonial law, to which the Jews were iubje&, was apparently troublefome and uneafy, a yoke which neither they nor their fathers were able to bear; it was very proper to recommend the Chriftian Law to them under the contrary character of eafinefs,...
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The Works of the Most Reverend Dr. John Tillotson, Volume 10

John Tillotson - 1748
...law is frequently reprefented in die New Teftament as a ftate of" bondage and reftraint. It is called a yoke which neither they nor their fathers were able to bear; a fchool-mafter which kept men under a fevere awe and difcipline. It is reprefented as a prifon, and...
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The works of ... Benjamin Whichcote, Volume 1

Benjamin Whichcote - 1751
...lay any fuch burdena upon believers, as were in the Jewijh ftate, for that is called, Atts xv. 10. A yoke which neither they nor their fathers -were able to- bear. Such things were impofed upon them, as had good* nefs only as they were warranted, and enjoined by...
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A Discourse Concerning the Nature and Design of the Lord's Supper: In which ...

Henry Grove - 1753 - 155 pages
...appointed, and which rendered that fervice fo burdenfome, that an Apofile of Chrift fcruples not to call it a yoke •which neither they nor their fathers -were able to bear ; the Chriftian church hath no other obtervances of a ritual nature, but thofe two flrnple and eafy...
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THE MONTHLY REVIEW OR LITERARY JOURNAL VOL.XI

SEVERAL HANDS - 1754
...frequent journies to Jerufalem therein prefcribed, is by St. Paul termed, a yoke of bondage [Gal. vrj and by St. Peter, a yoke, which neither they, nor their fathers * were able to tear, Afli xv. 10.' The teftimony of confcience, as affording juft grounds of rejoicing, is the fuhjedt...
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Discourses on Personal Religion, Volume 1

Samuel Stennett - 1769
...would obtain by becoming his difciples. And certain it is, that the obfervation of thofe rites was a yoke, which neither they nor their fathers were able to bear, and from which Chrift did at the proper time releafe his followers : wherefore he might be juftly faid...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

1848
...oppressive weight of these rites they laboured, and were heavily laden. St. Peter says, this law imposed "a yoke which neither they nor their fathers were able to bear." St. Paul calls it "a yoke of bondage," which was " imposed on. them until the time of reformation."...
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An Introduction to the Reading of the Holy Scriptures: Intended Chiefly for ...

Isaac de Beausobre, Jacques Lenfant - 1806 - 327 pages
...were of a very antient d╗te. It was undoubtedly upon their account, that St. Peter saide, The law was a yoke, which neither they, nor their fathers, were able to bear. 2. In judging also of the things and persons devoted to God, and to appoint the price of the-ir redemption....
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Miscellaneous works of Robert Robinson: to which are prefixed ..., Volume 3

Robert Robinson - 1807
...pleasure, and rejoiced for the consolation. A high satisfaction indeed, to be freed by such authority from a yoke, which neither they nor their fathers were able to bear ! Here then, christians, is your discharge from Jewish ceremonies : this is your reason for rejecting...
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Sermons on Various Subjects, Evangelical, Devotional and Practical ..., Volume 5

Joseph Lathrop - 1810
...the inftitutions of the gofpel the various rites of their former religions. They took on themfelves a yoke, which neither they nor their fathers were able to bear : when the yoke which Chrift laid on them was eafy and his burden was light. A fuperftitious zealot...
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