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- n. Obsolete form of recompense.
- v. Obsolete form of recompense.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An old spelling of recompense.
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Mediator, as God-man, all power was given him; partly in recompence of his work (because he humbled himself, therefore God thus exalted him), and partly in pursuance of his design; he had this power given him over all flesh, that he might give eternal life to as many as were given him
Christ must humble themselves, and are commonly vilified by the world, in recompence of both which they shall be exalted in due time.
If we undertake to judge for ourselves, whatever damage we sustain, our recompence is in our own hands; but if we be, as we ought to be, humble appellants and patient expectants, we shall find, to our comfort, there is one that judgeth.
However, our recompence is in Christ's hands, who will reward us with eternal glory for the shame we thus patiently endure; and though it be not directly inflicted, it if be quietly borne for conscience 'sake, and in conformity to Christ's example, it shall be put upon the score of suffering for Christ.
The great honour which Nebuchadnezzar put upon Daniel, in recompence for this service, and the preferment of his companions with him, ver.
If he have a son that is a favourite, or has merited well, he may, if he please, as a token of his favour and in recompence for his services, settle some parts of his lands upon him and his heirs for ever (v. 16), provided it do not go out of the family.
This day of visitation and recompence is hastening on apace.
As the performance of God's promise to Jeremiah, in recompence for his services.
Lord their God, and in recompence for their faithful adherence to him and to his word and worship.
David had promised to use his power for God's glory, to cut off the horns of the wicked, and to exalt the horns of the righteous (Ps.lxxv. 10); in recompence for it God here promises to make his horn to bud, for to those that have power, and use it well, more shall be given.
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