Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular present simple form of contend

Etymologies

contend +‎ -eth (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • For a guy who likes to argue where none contendeth and then call out others for supposedly bluffing or ducking questions, the Aspergerist has been pretty quiet today …

    Matthew Yglesias » Head of State

  • You argue where none contendeth and miss the actual point of argument due to your Aspergery inability to understand anythign but the most obvious meaning of a statement.

    Matthew Yglesias » Head of State

  • But thus saith the LORD, Even the captives of the mighty shall be taken away, and the prey of the terrible shall be delivered: for I will contend with him that contendeth with thee, and I will save thy children.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • Chapter 40 1. Moreover the LORD answered Job, and said, 2. Shall he that contendeth with the Almighty instruct him? he that reproveth God, let him answer it.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • I will contend with him that contendeth with thee, and I will save thy children.

    Old Mortality

  • Shall he that contendeth with the Almighty instruct him?

    Job 40.

  • If a wise man contendeth with a foolish man, whether he rage or laugh, there is no rest.

    Proverbs 29.

  • "Let the potsherds strive with the potsherds of the earth; woe unto him that contendeth with his Maker!"

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • These are the things which David so often and so bitterly complaineth of, and which with so much earnestness he contendeth and wrestleth with God to be delivered from.

    Pneumatologia

  • But he is wise in heart; he that contendeth with him, let him instruct him.

    The Doctrine of the Saints��� Perseverance Explained and Confirmed

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