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  • n. Plural form of groaning.

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Examples

  • This intimates his readiness and willingness to hear prayer; he lays his ear, as it were, to the mouth of prayer, to hear it, though it be but whispered in groanings that cannot be uttered.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume III (Job to Song of Solomon)

  • Howbeit I will go aloft to my upper chamber, and lay me on my bed, the place of my groanings, that is ever watered by my tears, since the day that Odysseus went to see that evil Ilios, never to be named.

    Book XIX

  • ‘Telemachus, verily I will go up to my upper chamber, and lay me in my bed, the place of my groanings, that is ever watered by my tears since the day that Odysseus departed with the sons of Atreus for Ilios.

    Book XVII

  • 'Telemachus, verily I will go up to my upper chamber, and lay me in my bed, the place of my groanings, that is ever watered by my tears, since the day that Odysseus departed with the sons of Atreus for Ilios.

    The Odyssey

  • Howbeit I will go aloft to my upper chamber, and lay me on my bed, the place of my groanings, that is ever watered by my tears, since the day that

    The Odyssey

  • If the Spirit prays in us, shall we not share His "groanings" in prayer?

    The Kneeling Christian

  • Here is utter transparency, a prayer without limits, in "groanings" too deep for words.

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  • There was poor Mr. Black flapping about helplessly in his chair, emitting the most awful gaspings and groanings, like a man in the last stages of drowning.

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  • Paul talks about this prayer in Romans 8: 26 “Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.”

    Fervency in prayer

  • They twitched their quirts and with groanings and remonstrations, the camels rose and padded west along the rocky terrain, their caravan bell clanging out the Wellington family E note.

    Who Do You Say I Am

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