Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of leave.

Etymologies

leave + -eth (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Now these things which God’s word leaveth free and indifferent (in respect of their nature and kind) are such things as it neither showeth to be good nor evil.

    The Works of Mr. George Gillespie (Vol. 1 of 2)

  • Then the devil leaveth him, and, behold, angels came and ministered unto him.

    Daniel Bruno Sanz: Bad Moon, Burnt Qurans, Birthers and Flat Earthers

  • When signing the Treaty of Moscow, which surrendered 10% of Finnish territory to the USSR, the deeply religious Kallio, in his agony of mind, quoted from Isaiah: "Woe to the worthless shepherd that leaveth the flock! the sword shall be upon his arm, and his right eye shall be utterly darkened."

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  • The best known satanic reference in the New Testament is in Matthew 4:5-11, where “Satan took Jesus up to an exceedingly high mountain, and showeth him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them: and saith onto him, All these things I will give thee if thou will fall down and worship me” Jesus declined the offer, whereupon “the devil leaveth him and, behold, angels came and ministered onto him”

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  • But he that is an hireling, and not the shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, seeth the wolf coming, and leaveth the sheep, and fleeth: and the wolf catcheth them, and scattereth the sheep.

    The Moral Hazards of Managing Other People's Money

  • Whereupon quoth one to the other, “This one is like the fish: when he leaveth the water he dieth.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • So I minded me of death185; and also that to me hath been vouchsafed neither son nor daughter and that whoso leaveth no male hath no memory.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • But behold, certain of his friends came in to him and said to him, “Whoso leaveth a son like thee is not dead; indeed, what is past is past and fled and mourning beseemeth none but the young maid and the wife cloistered.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Empire went in to King Badr Basim and said to him, “O King, there is no harm in mourning for the late sovran: but over - mourning beseemeth none save women; wherefore occupy thou not thy heart and our hearts with mourning for thy sire; inasmuch as he hath left thee behind him, and whoso leaveth the like of thee is not dead.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Indeed, thou hast no call to marry Zaynab, and he who leaveth a thing alone liveth without it.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

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