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


groan + -eth (Wiktionary)


  • For we know that the whole creation groaneth and travaileth in pain together until now.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • For I feel it, I feel it — infinite love is suffering too — yea, in the fulness of knowledge it suffers, it yearns, it mourns; and that is a blind self-seeking which wants to be freed from the sorrow wherewith the whole creation groaneth and travaileth.

    Adam Bede

  • And Rustem, when he had heard this dream, said, “Surely thy vision was given unto thee of God! But now, I pray thee, up and tarry no longer, for the land of Iran groaneth sore and awaiteth thee with much travail.”

    The Epic of Kings

  • Yet remember, O my son, that thou close thy lips concerning these things; for Turan groaneth under the hand of

    The Epic of Kings

  • Hark! Hark! How it groaneth with evil recollections!

    Thus spake Zarathustra; A book for all and none

  • "For we know, that the whole creature" (or heathen world) "groaneth together, and travaileth, and, as it were, with a convex weight, boweth down unto this very time, to be born and brought forth."

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • Are you intrusted with the charge of an hospital, where one languisheth in one corner, and another groaneth in another, and crieth out, ` Oh, help me, pity me for the Lord's sake!

    The Reformed Pastor

  • Verse 22, "For we know that the whole creation groaneth and travaileth in pain together until now."

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • To Saint Paul, the entire cosmos suffers and is in need of redemption: “The whole creation groaneth and travaileth in pain together” (Romans 8: 22).


  • Hence the whole of it groaneth for the interest of each part in this restoration of all things.

    Meditations and Discourses on the Glory of Christ


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