Definitions

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

Etymologies

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faint +‎ -eth

Examples

  • A charm as radiant as beauty ever beamed, a love that fainteth at the sight of its object, is new to-day.

    Uncollected Prose

  • My soul fainteth for thy salvation: but I hope in thy word.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • And shall consume the glory of his forest, and of his fruitful field, both soul and body: and they shall be as when a standard-bearer fainteth.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • Hast thou not known? hast thou not heard, that the everlasting God, the LORD, the Creator of the ends of the earth, fainteth not, neither is weary? there is no searching of his understanding.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • My soul longeth, yea even fainteth for the courts of the Lord;

    Union and Communion

  • My soul longeth, yea, even fainteth for the courts of the LORD: my heart and my flesh crieth out for the living God.

    Psalms 84.

  • And the light of Israel shall be for a fire, and his Holy One for a flame: and it shall burn and devour his thorns and his briers in one day; and shall consume the glory of his forest, and of his fruitful field, both soul and body: and they shall be as when a standardbearer fainteth.

    Isaiah 10.

  • Lord, the Creator of the ends of the earth, fainteth not; neither is weary.

    Eric Liddell Preaches at the Church of Scotland

  • Hast thou not heard, that the everlasting God, the Lord, the Creator of the ends of the earth, fainteth not, neither is weary?

    The Power of Positive Thinking

  • Why, he proposeth three or four of the essential properties of his nature to our consideration to make our refuge: -- His eternity; he is "the everlasting God;" -- his power; he is "the Creator of the ends of the earth;" -- his unchangeableness; he "fainteth not, neither is weary;"

    The Sermons of John Owen

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