Definitions

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

Etymologies

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fall +‎ -eth

Examples

  • So also the Greek for "falleth" is "fell away," that is, is fallen away: it no sooner is than it is gone. thereof -- omitted in the best manuscripts and versions.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • Rejoice not when thine enemy falleth, scripture says, and I'm not calling for parades for the death of Kim.

    Rabbi Shmuley Boteach: The UN Mourns the Death of Kim Jong Il

  • Ere a bleeding log he falleth, slaughter'd by the Leader's sword!

    The Voyage of Magellan

  • The grass withereth, and the flower thereof falleth away.

    365: Books by the Bed

  • And he said, a certain man had two sons: and the younger of them said to his father, Father, give me the portion of goods that falleth to me.

    The Dor�� Gallery of Bible Illustrations

  • In a dream, in a vision of the night, when deep sleep falleth upon men, in slumberings upon the bed (Job 33: 15)

    Illustrations of The Book of Job

  • A just man falleth seven times, and riseth up again. —

    Obama & the Black Church

  • There is a passage in the book of Job amazingly sublime, and this sublimity is principally due to the terrible uncertainty of the thing described: In thoughts from the visions of the night, when deep sleep falleth upon men, fear came upon me and trembling, which made all my bones to shake.

    On the Sublime and Beautiful

  • Generally they prey one upon another as so many ravenous birds, brute beasts, devouring fishes, no medium, [351] omnes hic aut captantur aut captant; aut cadavera quae lacerantur, aut corvi qui lacerant, either deceive or be deceived; tear others or be torn in pieces themselves; like so many buckets in a well, as one riseth another falleth, one's empty, another's full; his ruin is a ladder to the third; such are our ordinary proceedings.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Add now, to make this second fruit of friendship complete, that other point, which lieth more open, and falleth within vulgar observation; which is faithful counsel from a friend.

    The Essays

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