When he sent messengers to Esau, in order to secure his respect, and impress him with an idea of his state and sway, he bade them tell him not only of _his_ RICHES, but of his GREATNESS; that Jacob had "_oxen, and asses, and flocks, and men servants, and maid servants_."
The case of the Gibeonites, who, after becoming servants, still occupied their cities, and remained in many respects, a distinct people for centuries; [C] and that of the 150,000 Canaanites, the _servants_ of
QUOTATION: Men in great place are thrice servants, servants of the sovereign or state, servants of fame, and servants of business.
_Let as many servants as are under the yoke count their own masters worthy of all honor_, &c. The word here rendered _servants_ means SLAVES, converted to the Christian faith; and the word rendered _yoke_ signifies the _state of slavery_ in which
_doule_ to a species of servants, the prophecy would have reference to persons of all ages, classes, and conditions -- _excepting certain descriptions of servants_.