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

Etymologies

burn + -eth (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Whose Candell burneth cleare and brighte; a wondrous force and might

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  • A fire devoureth before them; and behind them a flame burneth.

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  • Revelation 21: 8 But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.

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  • According to Revelations 21: 8, adulterers and liars shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone.

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  • Youth and the beauty of the body fade at the hour of death, and the tongue then burneth fiercely, and the parched throat is inflamed.

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  • Most famous of course is the classic heavy duty "fire and brimstone" text from Revelations: "But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death."

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  • On every side my heart is in despair; nor is there any help for my pain; but it burneth ever thus.

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  • When he heard my words, he repeated these verses: — Dear friend, ask not what burneth in my breast,

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • So he sleepeth and wotteth not whither she goeth, nor what she doeth; but we know that after giving him the drugged wine, she donneth her richest raiment and perfumeth herself and then she fareth out from him to be away till break of day; then she cometh to him, and burneth a pastile under his nose and he awaketh from his deathlike sleep.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • If thou have been oppressed, we will end thine oppression, and if thou be in debt, we will pay thy debt; for of a truth my heart burneth to see thee, since I first set eyes on thee.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

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