Definitions

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  • v. Second-person singular simple present form of eat.

Etymologies

eat -est, the archaic second-person singular tense suffix (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • God gave the first two people a test in obedience: “Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat: But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die” Genesis 2:16–17.

    HOW EVIL WORKS

  • He consciously made the decision, for God had told him specifically that “in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die” Genesis 2:17.

    FROM THE CROSS TO PENTECOST

  • In placing Adam in the Garden, God established one crystal clear rule: “Of every tree of the Garden thou mayest freely eat: But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die” Genesis 2:16–17.

    FROM THE CROSS TO PENTECOST

  • Because God said, “But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die.”

    FROM THE CROSS TO PENTECOST

  • But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof, thou shalt surely die.

    The Fiddler in the Subway

  • For what fruit thou eatest not, that thou mayest sell, and with the seeds thereof expand thy operations.

    Tony Hendra: Not The Bible -- The Ultimate and Eternal Parody

  • Taxman soundclip by G. Harrison recording of 1995 from G.eatest Hits (Epic 66817 or Sony 66217), copyright notice

    Harry's Blues Lyrics Online: Stevie Ray Vaughan, page 3

  • : “Beware of sin specially on the day thou eatest flesh, for flesh is the diet of Ahriman.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Thou knowest that the news of thy passion for Kuzia Fakan is noised abroad and the tattle hath spread everywhere how thou eatest their food and thereafter thou courtest their daughter.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Thou hast lied to me, and may Allah cause what thou eatest of my flesh to be a killing poison in thy maw!

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

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