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  • n. Plural form of exactor.

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Examples

  • Matthew stopped cheating and abusing his people tax collectors were paid a share of the taxes they collected and had a staff called exactors to smack the snot out of anyone who didn't want to pay up and followed Jesus.

    This years Al Smith dinner

  • OTTAWA - In the lower level of a building where bettors fret about things such as exactors and triactors, where busloads of casino-goers stuff slot machines full of 20-dollar bills - sweat-soaked men are hip - tossing and bodyslamming each other.

    Ottawa Sun

  • (See Isa 3: 4). oppressors -- literally, "exactors," that is, exacting princes (Isa

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • The second great officer of the corporation was the camerlingo, or treasurer; at one time his office was even more important than that of the consul, but little by little a large part of his powers went to computors, exactors, taxators, depositors.

    The Guilds

  • For brass I will bring gold, and for iron I will bring silver, and for wood brass, and for stones iron: I will also make thy officers peace, and thine exactors righteousness.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • O my people, your exactors glean you, and those who extort from you shall rule over you.

    ANF01. The Apostolic Fathers with Justin Martyr and Irenaeus

  • And a little after, for shepherds, exactors, and publicans, restitution is difficult.

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • "These are persons not capable of giving any public testimony, shepherds, exactors, and publicans."

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • It is the promise of God to Zion, that "her officers shall be peace, and her exactors righteousness," Isa.lx. 17; and then shall she call her

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • Levites, Isa.lxvi. 20, 21, which shall serve at the great feast of tabernacles, Zech.xiv. 16, -- a sufficient demonstration that he will dwell still in his churches by his ordinances, whatsoever some conceive; -- so also, that he will "make her civil officers peace, and her exactors righteousness," Isa. ix.

    The Sermons of John Owen

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