from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- auxiliary v. Archaic A second person singular past tense of shall.
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- v. Second-person singular simple present form of shall.
- v. Alternative spelling of shouldst.
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Revelation 11:18. "thou shoudest give reward unto thy servants the prophets, and to the saints, and them that fear thy name, small and great; and shouldest destroy them which destroy the earth."
King Solomon, the wisest of all men, said in Proverbs 27: 22, "Though thou shouldest bray a fool in a mortar with a pestle among groats, yet will not his foolishness depart from him."
Hast thou eaten of the tree, whereof I commanded thee that thou shouldest not eat?
As Ecclesiastes would say, why shouldest thou vex thyself lamenting the inevitable?
Jesus saith unto her, Said I not unto thee, that, if thou wouldest believe, thou shouldest see the glory of God?
And Laban said unto Jacob, Because thou art my brother, shouldest thou therefore serve me for naught? tell me, what shall thy wages be?
Then she fell on her face and bowed herself to the ground, and said unto him, Why have I found grace in thine eyes, that thou shouldest take knowledge of me, seeing I am a stranger?
"Hast thou eaten of the tree whereof I commanded thee that thou shouldest not eat?"
I am not vexed with thee: why shouldest thou be vexed with me?
Wherefore shouldest thou kill me and what thing have I done to deserve death, I who freed thee from the jar, and saved thee from the depths of the sea, and brought thee up on the dry land?
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