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

Etymologies

From find +‎ -eth, the archaic third-person singular present tense suffix (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Try listening to Jesus advice, when he said, "He that findeth his life shall lose it: and he that loseth his life for my sake shall find it."

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  • Gen 4: 15 – Behold, thou hast driven me out this day from the face of the earth; and from thy face shall I be hid; and I shall be a fugitive and a vagabond in the earth; and it shall come to pass, that every one that findeth me shall slay me.

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  • The son decided to follow, declaring his intention in a tone far more resolute than restless: “I have seene so much of this vanity of the world that I esteeme noe more of the diversities of Countries then as so many Innes, whereof the travailer, that hath lodged in the best, or in the worst, findeth noe difference when he commeth to his Journies end.”

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  • When he returned home to London from one of his youthful adventures, just before embarking for Boston and the New World, John Winthrop Jr. wrote to his father of feeling like the traveler who has been through so many inns, good and bad, that he “findeth noe difference when he commeth to his Journies end.”

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  • Ecc 9: 10 Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might;

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  • Aifinkso it waz King Solomon who sez “Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing.”

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  • And he cometh unto the disciples, and findeth them asleep, and saith unto Peter, What, could ye not watch with me one hour?

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  • For the Bible tells us whatever your hands findeth to do,

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  • You'll think it trivial, perhaps, but I got no end of satisfaction in this supervising - there was nothing else to occupy me, you see, and as Arnold used to say, what thy hand findeth to do ...

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  • "Our bodily eye findeth never an end, but is vanquished by the immensity of space."

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