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- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of bear out.
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Rashi begins by refuting those who allege that David wrote this Psalm on the death of his son Absalom; for in that case Haben and not Laben would have been necessary, and nothing in the text bears out this explanation.
Dr. M'Crie says of David Dickson that he was singularly successful in dissecting the human heart and in winning souls to the Redeemer, and all that we know of Dickson bears out that high estimate.
The extravagant devotion of Deiotarus, says Lightfoot, "fully bears out the character ascribed to the parent race."
5.31 The catalogue of 1458 bears out Stow's description of the library as well-furnished.
This tradition bears out what Sydney Smith said in his Farewell Sermon to the people of Netheravon.
Almost all that we are told about Earlston in the histories of his time bears out the greatness of his spirit; that, and the stories that gives rise to, take the eye of the ordinary historian; but good John Livingstone, though not a great historian in other respects, is by far the best historian of that day for our purpose.