Mire: Figurative
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Elements of Prophetic Interpretation.
... (c.) "The figurative terms are always predicates, or are ... or shall a nation be born
at once?" Isa.66:8. "Can the rush grow up without mire?" Job 8:11. 42. ...
/.../a brief commentary on the apocalypse/elements of prophetic interpretation.htm

The Use of the Symbolic Style by Poets and Philosophers.
... warp (stemosi), the furrows; and the woof (mitos) is a figurative expression for ...
in venery, always prurient, and material, and lying in the mire, and fattening ...
/.../clement/the stromata or miscellanies/chapter viii the use of the.htm

Sin is Spiritual Slavery
... The term "spiritual" is too often taken to mean unreal, fanciful, figurative. ... himself
to be actually rising up from his "wallowing in the mire," and supposes ...
/.../shedd/sermons to the natural man/sin is spiritual slavery.htm

He Then once More Excellently, Appropriately, and Clearly Examines ...
... when about to exchange the literal sense of the history for figurative contemplation,
says ... of those who live in sin, who "stick fast in the deep mire where no ...
/.../gregory/gregory of nyssa dogmatic treatises etc/section 2 he then once.htm

Significant Phrases
... flow and fullness. flowery and figurative. fluctuating and transitory. fluency and
flippancy. ... motives and aims. mud and mire. muddled and incoherent. ...
/.../kleiser/fifteen thousand useful phrases/section ii significant phrases.htm

Rom. vi. 5
... not allow those who fall into it even to see the greatness of their own bane, but
as they lie in the mire, they think ... As the one is figurative, so is the other ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on acts and romans/homily xi rom vi 5.htm

Matt. v. 1, 2
... nowhere in Scripture do we find any mention of an earth that is merely figurative. ...
souls: and most when the fall is more grievous; for not into mire do these ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on the gospel of saint matthew/homily xv matt v 1.htm

The Scope of the Apocalypse is Indicated by Its Place in the ...
... Second, they supply a figurative description of the Emperor himself. ... creatures which
love the darkness rather than the light: they wallow in the mire and filth ...
//christianbookshelf.org/pink/the antichrist/the scope of the apocalypse.htm

And ii.
... have done much better, had they followed the Chaldee, in whom the correct view is
found; only that he, giving up the figurative representation, substitutes the ...
/.../hengstenberg/christology of the old testament/chap i and ii.htm

To Pammachius against John of Jerusalem.
... all that is contained in the history of Paradise by his figurative interpretation. ...
pass by such a vast slough of difficulty, and leave us to stick in the mire? ...
/.../jerome/the principal works of st jerome/to pammachius against john of.htm

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Psalm 40:2
He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet on a rock, and established my goings.
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Psalm 69:2
I sink in deep mire, where there is no standing: I am come into deep waters, where the floods overflow me.
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