Sentence Examples

  • Government is the servant of the people, not the master.
  • 2 This passage, which belongs to the second of the brief " servant-songs," sets the mission of Israel in its true relation to the world.
  • Yet again, Saul had been chosen by Yahweh to free his people from the Philistines; he had been rejected for his sins, and had suffered continuously from this enemy; Israel at his death was left in the unhappy state in which he had found it; it was the Judaean David, the faithful servant of Yahweh, who was now chosen to deliver Israel, and to the last the people gratefully remembered their debt.
  • It is probably a corruption, perhaps deliberate, of Abednebo, "servant of Nebo," though G.
  • To this is united the noble ideal of the suffering servant, which serves both as a contribution to the great problem of suffering as purifying and vicarious and as the interpretation to the mind of the nation itself of that nation's true function in the future, a lesson which the actual future showed that Israel was slow to receive.

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