from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person who makes illegal or unreasonable demands; an extortioner.
- n. A person who collects taxes.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who exacts or demands by authority or right; hence, an extortioner; also, one unreasonably severe in injunctions or demands.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who exacts or levies; specifically, an officer who collects tribute, taxes, or customs.
- n. One who or that which requires or demands by authority: as, an exactor of etiquette.
- n. One who compels another to pay more than is legal or reasonable; one who is unreasonably strict in his demands or requirements.
So "exactor," in Isa 60: 17, namely, one who exacts the tribute from the nations made tributary to Judah [Ludovicus De
And if Ottawa gets its stadium approved on April 22, someone is getting a hell of a payout on their PDX - YOW exactor bet.
And, I memorised the thing; plus, at one stage in "TBF," the lines read, "Just leave me a cigarette / That and an exactor bet / On when the thing will drop . . ."
Every husband is the exactor of chastity; but beauty, a believing (husband) does not require, because we are not captivated by the same graces which the Gentiles think (to be) graces: an unbelieving one, on the other hand, even regards with suspicion, just from that infamous opinion of us which the Gentiles have.
"This seems to me to be the sense: the rod of the exactor shall not depart from Judah, until his Son shall come to whom belongs the subduing and breaking of the people; for he shall vanquish them all with the edge of his sword."
Whatever your ears may hear or your lips may speak, you know God only as the disturber of your joy in life, and the inexorable exactor of impossible penalties at last.
Hence Augustine says (Ep. cxxvii, ad Arment. et Paulin.): "He is a kind and not a needy exactor, for he does not grow rich on our payments, but makes those who pay Him grow rich in Him."
But the story of Daxo and of Ref's gild show that for such wrongs were-gilds were sometimes exacted, and that they were considered highly honourable to the exactor.
At this time Croesus was the master and tribute-exactor of the Asiatic Greeks, whose contingents seem to have formed part of his army for the expedition now contemplated; an army consisting principally, not of native Lydians, but of foreigners.
(Compare Pr 22: 2). deceitful man -- literally, "man of vexations," an exactor. the Lord ... their eyes -- sustains their lives (1Sa 14: 27; Ps 13: 3); that is, both depend on Him, and He will do justice.