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Exodus 6:6
Why say to the children of Israel, I am the LORD, and I will bring you out from under the burdens of the Egyptians, and I will rid you out of their bondage, and I will redeem you with a stretched out arm, and with great judgments:
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Exodus 15:16
Fear and dread shall fall on them; by the greatness of your arm they shall be as still as a stone; till your people pass over, O LORD, till the people pass over, which you have purchased.
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Deuteronomy 4:34
Or has God assayed to go and take him a nation from the middle of another nation, by temptations, by signs, and by wonders, and by war, and by a mighty hand, and by a stretched out arm, and by great terrors, according to all that the LORD your God did for you in Egypt before your eyes?
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Deuteronomy 5:15
And remember that you were a servant in the land of Egypt, and that the LORD your God brought you out there through a mighty hand and by a stretched out arm: therefore the LORD your God commanded you to keep the sabbath day.
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Deuteronomy 7:19
The great temptations which your eyes saw, and the signs, and the wonders, and the mighty hand, and the stretched out arm, whereby the LORD your God brought you out: so shall the LORD your God do to all the people of whom you are afraid.
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Deuteronomy 9:29
Yet they are your people and your inheritance, which you brought out by your mighty power and by your stretched out arm.
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Deuteronomy 11:2
And know you this day: for I speak not with your children which have not known, and which have not seen the chastisement of the LORD your God, his greatness, his mighty hand, and his stretched out arm,
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Deuteronomy 26:8
And the LORD brought us forth out of Egypt with a mighty hand, and with an outstretched arm, and with great terribleness, and with signs, and with wonders:
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Deuteronomy 33:27
The eternal God is your refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms: and he shall thrust out the enemy from before you; and shall say, Destroy them.
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1 Kings 8:42
(For they shall hear of your great name, and of your strong hand, and of your stretched out arm;) when he shall come and pray toward this house;
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2 Kings 17:36
But the LORD, who brought you up out of the land of Egypt with great power and a stretched out arm, him shall you fear, and him shall you worship, and to him shall you do sacrifice.
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2 Chronicles 6:32
Moreover concerning the stranger, which is not of your people Israel, but is come from a far country for your great name's sake, and your mighty hand, and your stretched out arm; if they come and pray in this house;
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Psalm 77:15
You have with your arm redeemed your people, the sons of Jacob and Joseph. Selah.
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Psalm 89:10,13,21
You have broken Rahab in pieces, as one that is slain; you have scattered your enemies with your strong arm.
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Psalm 98:1
O sing to the LORD a new song; for he has done marvelous things: his right hand, and his holy arm, has gotten him the victory.
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Psalm 136:12
With a strong hand, and with a stretched out arm: for his mercy endures for ever.
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Songs 2:6
His left hand is under my head, and his right hand does embrace me.
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Isaiah 33:2
O LORD, be gracious to us; we have waited for you: be you their arm every morning, our salvation also in the time of trouble.
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Isaiah 40:10,11
Behold, the Lord GOD will come with strong hand, and his arm shall rule for him: behold, his reward is with him, and his work before him.
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Isaiah 51:5,9
My righteousness is near; my salvation is gone forth, and my arms shall judge the people; the isles shall wait on me, and on my arm shall they trust.
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Isaiah 52:10
The LORD has made bore his holy arm in the eyes of all the nations; and all the ends of the earth shall see the salvation of our God.
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Isaiah 53:1
Who has believed our report? and to whom is the arm of the LORD revealed?
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Isaiah 59:16
And he saw that there was no man, and wondered that there was no intercessor: therefore his arm brought salvation to him; and his righteousness, it sustained him.
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Isaiah 62:8
The LORD has sworn by his right hand, and by the arm of his strength, Surely I will no more give your corn to be meat for your enemies; and the sons of the stranger shall not drink your wine, for the which you have labored:
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Isaiah 63:5,12
And I looked, and there was none to help; and I wondered that there was none to uphold: therefore my own arm brought salvation to me; and my fury, it upheld me.
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Jeremiah 21:5
And I myself will fight against you with an outstretched hand and with a strong arm, even in anger, and in fury, and in great wrath.
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Jeremiah 27:5
I have made the earth, the man and the beast that are on the ground, by my great power and by my outstretched arm, and have given it to whom it seemed meet to me.
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Jeremiah 32:17
Ah Lord GOD! behold, you have made the heaven and the earth by your great power and stretched out arm, and there is nothing too hard for you:
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Ezekiel 20:33
As I live, said the Lord GOD, surely with a mighty hand, and with a stretched out arm, and with fury poured out, will I rule over you:
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Luke 1:51
He has showed strength with his arm; he has scattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts.
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Acts 13:17
The God of this people of Israel chose our fathers, and exalted the people when they dwelled as strangers in the land of Egypt, and with an high arm brought he them out of it.
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All who Walk According to Truth are Children of God.
... a shepherd, He will gather the lambs with His arm," [1066] "using the figurative
appellation of ... of heaven." [1067] He does not then use the appellation ...
/.../clement/the instructor paedagogus/chapter v all who walk according.htm

Hid in Light
... The 'face' of God is so strongly figurative an expression that its ... He is the 'arm'
of the Lord; He is the 'name ... It is of no use to take shelter in the light ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture j/hid in light.htm

Even the Metaphorical Descriptions of this Subject in the ...
... of the language of the prophets, which is equally figurative. ... enemies of God and
Christ not only use, but even ... put on the strength of thine arm; awake, as in ...
/.../chapter xxvi even the metaphorical descriptions.htm

2 Cor. Iii. 5
... Spirit to them that ask it, and make use of it: a ... This is a figurative Expression,
applied to the State of Sinners ... As his Arm is powerful to save; so is our own ...
/.../sermon xiii 2 cor iii.htm

Prophecy.
... and to whom is the arm of the Lord revealed? ... some plain, some parabolical, or otherwise
figurative, are found in ... admonition of which they made no use when the ...
//christianbookshelf.org/paley/evidences of christianity/chapter i prophecy.htm

Holding Fast and Held Fast
... slippery places, is simple reliance, or, to use the New ... might run out into any number
of figurative illustrations ... other in some wild storm, with an arm round a ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture g/holding fast and held fast.htm

Rom. vi. 5
... But by calling it an arm, he makes it clear that there ... The use of this figure almost
necessitates the use of the word ... As the one is figurative, so is the other ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on acts and romans/homily xi rom vi 5.htm

The Fear which Terminates in the Second Death.
... The description is clothed in figurative language, affording only ... his justification."
He seeks in the use of appointed ... His arm is not shortened that it cannot ...
/.../lee/sermons on various important subjects/sermon xx the fear which.htm

Psalm LXXVIII.
... But whether the figurative significations of these things be so ... most omnipotent God,
who doth justly make use of even ... been said, "And to whom has the arm of the ...
/.../augustine/exposition on the book of psalms/psalm lxxviii.htm

Hymns, Festival and Occasional.
... with the more modern and less figurative". ... says that more of his hymns are in common
use now than ... Mr. Thomas set the man's broken arm, and talked of Jesus to ...
/.../brown/the story of the hymns and tunes/chapter xiii hymns festival and.htm



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