Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But as for you, ye thought evil against me; but God meant it unto good, to bring to pass, as it is this day, to save much people alive.
So his brethren saw that their father loved him, more than any of his brethren, and they hated him, and could not bid him prosper,
All the day, they wrest, my words, Against me, all their devices are for mischief;
But, now, do not grieve, neither let it be vexing in your eyes, that ye sold me hither, - for, to save life, did God send me before you.
For the multitude of mankind shall give thanks unto thee, The remainder of the multitude, shall keep holy festival unto thee.
Then called he a famine over the and, All the staff of bread, he brake;
It is, well for me, that I was afflicted, That I might learn thy statutes.
But as for him, not so, doth he deem, And in his heart, not so, doth he think, - For, to destroy, is in his heart, And to cut off nations, not a few;
The same, by the marked out counsel and foreknowledge of God given up, through the hands of lawless men, suspending, ye slew,
The God of Abraham and Isaac and Jacob, - the God of our fathers, hath glorified his servant Jesus: - whom, ye, indeed, delivered up and denied to Pilate's, face when he had adjudged to release him;
We know, further, that, unto them who love God, God causeth all things to work together for good, - unto them who, according to purpose, are such as he hath called;
For, peradventure, for this cause, was he separated for an hour, that, as an age-abiding possession, thou mightest have him back, -