Definitions

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

Etymologies

From set +‎ -eth, the archaic third-person singular present tense suffix (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • My name setteth itself apart from all things [and from] the great evil [which is in] the mouths [of men] by reason of the speech which I address unto you.

    Egyptian Literature Comprising Egyptian tales, hymns, litanies, invocations, the Book of the Dead, and cuneiform writings

  • Daniel 2: 20 And he [God] changeth the times and seasons: he removeth kings, and setteth up kings: he giveth wisdom unto the wise, and knowledge to them that know understanding.

    The 2010 RedState predictions thread. - Moe_Lane’s blog - RedState

  • Daniel 2:20 And he God changeth the times and seasons: he removeth kings, and setteth up kings: he giveth wisdom unto the wise, and knowledge to them that know understanding.

    Our Deeds Live On The Longest | RedState

  • Psalm: 68: 6 "God setteth the solitary in families ..."

    Family Scene

  • Thus this song telleth of the death of Sigurd, and setteth forth how that they slew him without doors; but some say that they slew him within doors, sleeping in his bed.

    The Story of the Volsungs

  • Which error, because it setteth the laws above the sovereign, setteth also a judge above him, and a power to punish him; which is to make a new sovereign; and again for the same reason a third to punish the second; and so continually without end, to the confusion and dissolution of the Commonwealth.

    Leviathan

  • Potent men digest hardly anything that setteth up a power to bridle their affections; and learned men, anything that discovereth their errors, and thereby their authority: whereas the common people's minds, unless they be tainted with dependence on the potent, or scribbled over with the opinions of their doctors, are like clean paper, fit to receive whatsoever by public authority shall be imprinted in them.

    Leviathan

  • But high and low, in this case, is to be understood by comparison to the rate that each man setteth on himself.

    Leviathan

  • The poets call it Nemesis, but it is indeed God's just judgment, sero sed serio, he strikes home at last, and setteth upon them as a thief in the night, 1 Thes. ii.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • But when all is done, the help of good counsel is that which setteth business straight.

    The Essays

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