Definitions

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

Etymologies

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earn +‎ -eth

Examples

  • Someone should tell them, 'he who earneth wages filleth a bag with holes'.

    For Some, the Dark Ages Never Ended.

  • Q “What reckest thou of two things, one whereof is pleasing to God and earneth future reward for him who practiseth it and the other offendeth Allah and entaileth lawful punishment upon the doer?” — “Expound to me these two things and make me to apprehend them, that I may speak concerning them.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • He taketh not my paltry earnings, but giveth me the money earneth by others.

    "I’m disgusted with him."

  • Good livelihood she earneth thereby, and is diligent therein; but she hath no heart to get apprentices, or be made one of our guild, both of which were lawful to her as to thee, lovely damsel.

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • Now behold, most noble king, Folker is thy friend, he earneth gladly thy silver and thy gold.

    The Nibelungenlied

  • Ye have sown much, and bring in little; ye eat, but ye have not enough; ye drink, but ye are not filled with drink; ye clothe you, but there is none warm; and he that earneth wages, earneth wages to put it into a bag with holes.

    Haggai 1.

  • The monarch becometh ever victorious and finally earneth heaven who hath for his priest a Brahmana conversant with the rules of morality, who is a master of words, and is pure and of good behaviour.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Translated into English Prose Adi Parva

  • Everyone, whether man or woman, should hand over to a trusted person a portion of what he or she earneth through trade, agriculture or other occupation, for the training and education of children, to be spent for this purpose with the knowledge of the Trustees of the House of Justice.

    A Compilaton on Women

  • O exalted one, brave, proud, sinful, adulterous, and engrossed in all objects of enjoyment, he earneth immense wealth (from the king), and robs the possessions of others even if they cry in distress.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2 Books 4, 5, 6 and 7

  • The king, however, who causeth the Kali age to set in, earneth sin exceedingly.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2 Books 4, 5, 6 and 7

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