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" There be four things which are little upon the earth, but they are exceeding wise : the ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer ; the conies are but a feeble folk, yet make they their houses in the rocks; the locusts have... "
Solomon's Little People: A Story about the Ants - Page 3
by James Crowther - 1882 - 189 pages
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The Whole Works of the Late Reverend and Learned Mr. Thomas Boston ..., Volume 9

Thomas Boston - Presbyterian Church - 1851 - 720 pages
...afforded you, even in betaking yourselves to Christ. I may allude to that, Prov. xxx. 24 — 29, " There be four things which are little upon the earth,...strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer ; the conies are but a feeble flock, yet make they their houses in the rocks ; the locusts have no...
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The Temperature of the Seasons, and Its Influence on Inorganic Objects and ...

John Fleming - Geochemistry - 1851 - 209 pages
...provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest;" adding in another passage, " The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer." The ant here referred to by Solomon must have been an animal known familiarly to the natives of Palestine,...
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Old Humphrey's country pictures; or, Drawing without a pencil

George Mogridge - 1851
...thirtieth chapter of Proverbs, as ' little upon the earth,' and yet ' exceeding wise,' are the ants, ' a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer ;' and the spider, that ' taketh hold with her hands as in kings' palaces.' You may gather from what...
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Lectures on the History of France, Volume 1

Sir James Stephen - France - 1852 - 710 pages
...important of the laws of our common nature actually are. In the words of Agur, the son of Jakeh, " There be four things which are little upon the earth,...strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer. The conies are but a feeble folk, yet they make their houses in the rocks. The locusts have no king,...
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The Marvels of Science and Their Testimony to Holy Writ

Stephen Watson Fullom - 1852 - 349 pages
...overseer, or ruler, provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest." And again : " The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer." What, then, is this influence, this divine and mysterious property, which governs and directs every...
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The Primitive Church Magazine, Volumes 9-10

Primitive Baptists - 1852
...turtle, or the stork, but on this occasion that great naturalist — Solomon — shall be our guide. " There be four things which are little upon the earth, but they are exceedingly wise, — the ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer ;...
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The Gradual Reader: First Step, Or Exercises in Articulation ... With Simple ...

David Bates Tower - 1852 - 168 pages
...others as we would have others do unto us." 20. The heart of the selfish man was touched. " There bo things which are little upon the earth, but they are exceeding wise," murmured he, as he bade the little girl good night, and entered his house, a sadder, and it is to be...
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Outlines of Scripture geography and history

Edward Hughes - Bible - 1853 - 355 pages
..."the rocks'' are a refuge " for the conies (shaphans)" says the Psalmist ; and again, Solomon says, "There be four things which are little upon the earth, but they are exceeding wise ; the conies are but a little folk, yet make they their houses in the rock."* The common kinds of rat and...
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The domestic commentary on the Old (New) Testament, by a clergyman of the ...

Robert Shittler - 1853
...mistress. 24 There be four thinys which are little upon the earth, but they are 10 exceeding wise: 25 The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer ; 26 The conies are but a feeble folk, yet make they their houses in the rocks ; 27 The locusts have...
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Willis's Current Notes: A Series of Articles on Antiquities, Biography ...

George Willis - 1853
...her meat in the summer, and gathereth. her food in the harvest. — Proverbs vi. 6, 7, 8. Again— The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer. — Proverbt xxx. 25. The reading of the Vulgate is similar in meaning to the authorised version, in...
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