Definitions

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

Etymologies

lift + -est (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Yea, if thou criest after knowledge, and liftest up thy voice for understanding;

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • But a man cannot be ill, or vapourish, but thou liftest up thy shriek-owl note, and killest him immediately.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • Have mercy upon me, O LORD; consider my trouble which I suffer of them that hate me, thou that liftest me up from the gates of death:

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  • Thou liftest me up to the wind; thou causest me to ride upon it, and dissolvest my substance.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • He delivereth me from mine enemies: yea, thou liftest me up above those that rise up against me: thou hast delivered me from the violent man.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • My son, if thou wilt receive my words, and hide my commandments with thee; so that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding; yea, if thou criest after knowledge, and liftest up thy voice for understanding; if thou seekest her as silver, and searchest for her as for hid treasures; then shalt thou understand the fear of the LORD, and find the knowledge of God.

    Proverbs 2.

  • But now since whom Thou fillest, Thou liftest up, because I am not full of Thee I am a burden to myself.

    The Confessions

  • Have mercy upon me, O LORD; consider my trouble which I suffer of them that hate me, thou that liftest me up from the gates of death: that I may show forth all thy praise in the gates of the daughter of Zion:

    Psalms 9.

  • For thou liftest them who are cast down and they fall not for whom thou art the Most High.

    Confessions and Enchiridion, newly translated and edited by Albert C. Outler

  • But since he whom thou fillest is the one thou liftest up, I am still a burden to myself because I am not yet filled by thee.

    Confessions and Enchiridion, newly translated and edited by Albert C. Outler

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