Definitions

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

Etymologies

loathe +‎ -eth (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And the people spake against God, and against Moses, Wherefore have ye brought us up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness? for there is no bread, neither is there any water; and our soul loatheth this light bread.

    FROM THE CROSS TO PENTECOST

  • Now he loveth her, but she loatheth him; and when he chanced to take an oath of triple divorcement and broke it, forthright she left him.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Thou art thy mother's daughter, that loatheth her husband and her children; and thou art the sister of thy sisters, which loathed their husbands and their children: your mother was a Hittite, and your father an Amorite.

    Ezekiel 16.

  • The full soul loatheth a honeycomb; but to the hungry soul every bitter thing is sweet.

    Proverbs 27.

  • In all the glittering shows of their wealth and riches, in the state and magnificence of their governments, the beauty of their laws and order (as they relate to their persons), they are, in the eye of God, a filthy and an abominable thing, -- a thing that his soul loatheth.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • As the full soul loatheth the honey-comb, -- as a soul filled with carnal, earthly, sensual contentments finds no relish nor savour in the sweetest spiritual things; so he that is satisfied with the kindness of

    Of Temptation

  • "The full soul loatheth an honey-comb; but to the hungry soul every bitter thing is sweet," Prov. xxvii.

    Meditations and Discourses on the Glory of Christ

  • There is no bread, nor have we any waters: our soul now loatheth this very light food.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Book 04: Numbers The Challoner Revision

  • For there is no bread, neither is there any water; and our soul loatheth this light bread.

    God's Plan with Men

  • Through thee I will keep away from the servants whom this heart [of mine] loatheth.

    Legends of the Gods The Egyptian Texts, edited with Translations

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