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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of exhort.

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Examples

  • Khan, having been again exhorted by Zau al-Makan to deal fairly with his subjects, set out on his journey, after the Emirs had brought him Mamelukes and eunuchs, even to five thousand in number, who rode after him.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • They are warned of the advance of Nebuchadnezzar and his forces against them, and are told that it is for their sins, from which they are again exhorted to wash themselves, ver.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume IV (Isaiah to Malachi)

  • Indeed, the Prophet Muhammad, who is the criterion model for Muslim spiritual, ethical and behavioral etiquette and referred to by his wife, Aisha, as "the walking Qur'an," exhorted: "The most perfect in faith amongst believers is he who is best in manner and kindest to his wife."

    Wajahat Ali: An American Muslim Call to End Domestic Violence

  • When we add the number of wholly ignorant men who preached or "exhorted" to that of those who possessed something of an education, it can be seen at a glance that the supply of ministers was large.

    Up From Slavery: An Autobiography

  • Even in the former term, "exhorted," the Greek includes the additional idea of comforting and advocating one's cause: "encouragingly exhorted."

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • Nothing secular, which may be turned to the account of the Gospel, is morbidly disregarded; in any other view, nothing of this nature is set store by: -- an example this for all ages. and entered into the house of Lydia -- as if to show by this leisurely proceeding that they had not been made to leave, but were at full liberty to consult their own convenience. and when they had seen the brethren -- not only her family and the jailer's, but probably others now gained to the Gospel. they comforted them -- rather, perhaps, "exhorted" them, which would include comfort.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • "exhorted" to that of those who possessed something of an education, it can be seen at a glance that the supply of ministers was large.

    Up From Slavery

  • He was earlier approached by lawyers of Buck and exhorted to use his power to put a 30-day reprieve on the execution to give time for all parties to look at his case, but Perry did not act.

    Duane Buck Texas execution halted by supreme court

  • Jafferjee exhorted the jury to consider the cricketers' activities in plain terms.

    Butt and Asif accused of corruption on basis of 'guess work', court hears

  • A lot of old-timers either laughed or complained when George W. Bush exhorted Americans to go shopping after 9/11, but he was serious.

    Kristine Kathryn Rusch » 2009 » June

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