Definitions

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

Etymologies

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

Examples

  • God! The word worketh not that sound repentance which it was wont to do: Preachers preach for little, but to spend themselves, as men that are wounded do when with groans they let out their life.

    Works of John Bunyan — Volume 02

  • 4 Now to him that worketh is the reward not reckoned of grace, but of debt.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume VI (Acts to Revelation)

  • The "man of sin" is preceded by "a revolt," or a great apostasy; this apostasy is the outcome of the "mystery of iniquity" which already "worketh", and which, according to St. John, shows itself here and there by faint types of Antichrist.

    How I Know Barack Obama Is NOT The Antichrist

  • Antichrist; the "man of sin" is preceded by "a revolt," or a great apostasy; this apostasy is the outcome of the "mystery of iniquity" which already "worketh", and which, according to St. John, shows itself here and there by faint types of Antichrist.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 1: Aachen-Assize

  • The oldest and best reading means "worketh," that is, practiceth not: the received reading is "worketh," produceth not.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • But this is contrary to the warning of St. Paul, that we must not glory in the work of our salvation as though it were our own (I Cor., iv, 7), and to his teaching that it is Divine grace which does not only give us the power to act, but "worketh" also in us "to will and to accomplish" (Phil., ii, 13); it is contrary also to the constant doctrine of St. Augustine, according to whom our free salutary acts are not our own work, but the work of grace.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • But that I may not be misunderstood, or be supposed to favour principles of barren speculation, more delusive and dangerous to their possessors, and to the best interests of society, than absolute ignorance itself -- I would remind the gallant men to whom I am now more especially addressing myself, that that faith which saves the soul not only "worketh" invariably "by love," and gradually "overcometh the world," but that "it is the gift of God," implanted in the heart by His Holy Spirit, even by that Spirit which is freely given to every one that earnestly asketh.

    The Loss of the Kent, East Indiaman, in the Bay of Biscay Narrated in a Letter to a Friend

  • For which reason it is most truly said, that Faith without works is dead and profitless; and, In Christ Jesus neither circumcision, availeth anything, nor uncircumcision, but faith which worketh by charity.

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  • The apostle Peter tells us that God is no respecter of persons, but, in every nation, he that feareth him, and worketh righteousness, is acceptable to him.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » District Court Judge Strikes Down Statute Providing for National Day of Prayer

  • “Nowunto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us” Eph 3: 20

    The importance of prayer

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