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

Etymologies

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exhort + -eth

Examples

  • For the words do this are the words not only of him that commandeth; but also of him that giveth counsel; and of him that exhorteth; and yet there are but few that see not that these are very different things; or that cannot distinguish between when they when they perceive who it is that speaketh, and to whom the speech is directed, and upon what occasion.

    Leviathan

  • For he that exhorteth doth not deduce the consequences of what he adviseth to be done, and tie himself therein to the rigor of true reasoning, but encourages him he counselleth to action: as he that dehorteth deterreth him from it.

    Leviathan

  • The Scripture exhorteth us to possess our souls in patience.

    The Essays

  • And commaundeth, and exhorteth them that thei alwaye remembring this their coupling of their owne free wille and consent: as longe as they liue, neuer forsake one another but loue and honour one another, be debonaire and buxome one to another, giuing them selues to procreacion, and not to lecherous luste.

    The Fardle of Facions, conteining the aunciente maners, customes and lawes, of the peoples enhabiting the two partes of the earth, called Affricke and Asie

  • This said, he exhorteth them vnto the loue of God, and to prayer and almes.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Having then gifts differing according to the grace that is given to us, whether prophecy, let us prophesy according to the proportion of faith; or ministry, let us wait on our ministering; or he that teacheth, on teaching; or he that exhorteth, on exhortation: he that giveth, let him do it with simplicity; he that ruleth, with diligence; he that showeth mercy, with cheerfulness.

    Romans 12.

  • He that ruleth, also, is distinguished from him that teacheth and him that exhorteth, Rom.xii. 8; and is prescribed diligence as his principal qualification in the discharge of his duty.

    A Brief Instruction in the Worship of God

  • [Sidenote: Baldwin archbishop of Canturburie exhorteth men to go to warre against the Saracens.]

    Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland (2 of 6): England (5 of 12) Henrie the Second

  • He exhorteth them to stand to their old faith, shevving them by examples, that it is damnable not to continue and be constant: 8 inueighing against the lecherie, blasphemie, apostasie, banketing of the heretikes,

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Complete

  • He that exhorteth, in exhorting; he that giveth, with simplicity; he that ruleth, with carefulness; he that sheweth mercy, with cheerfulness.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Complete

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