Definitions

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  • verb archaic Third-person singular simple present indicative form of to kill.

Etymologies

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kill + -eth, the archaic third-person singular present tense suffix

Examples

  • -- With a little freedom in the use of words, one might actually call Jesus a "free spirit" .9 -- he cares nothing for what is established: the word killeth,10 whatever is established killeth.

    The Antichrist

  • Remember, too, that to shew mercy is better than to shed blood; the sword killeth, but the favor of the ruler bringeth joy and happiness.

    An Egyptian Princess — Complete

  • Remember, too, that to shew mercy is better than to shed blood; the sword killeth, but the favor of the ruler bringeth joy and happiness.

    An Egyptian Princess — Volume 04

  • Remember, too, that to shew mercy is better than to shed blood; the sword killeth, but the favor of the ruler bringeth joy and happiness.

    An Egyptian Princess — Volume 04

  • Remember, too, that to shew mercy is better than to shed blood; the sword killeth, but the favor of the ruler bringeth joy and happiness.

    An Egyptian Princess — Volume 04

  • Remember, too, that to shew mercy is better than to shed blood; the sword killeth, but the favor of the ruler bringeth joy and happiness.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Georg Ebers Works

  • Neither did this rouse them thoroughly, He says at last what is indeed enough to give them wings [571]; the one "killeth," the other

    NPNF1-12. Saint Chrysostom: Homilies on the Epistles of Paul to the Corinthians

  • The sura reads: "For that cause We decreed for the children of Israel that whoever killeth a human being for other than manslaughter or corruption in the earth, it shall be as if he had killed all mankind, and whoso saveth the life of one, it shall be as if he had saved the life of all mankind" Pickthall translation.

    Real Interfaith Dialogue Must Address the Real Issues

  • For that cause We decreed for the Children of Israel that whosoever killeth a human being for other than manslaughter or corruption in the earth, it shall be as if be had killed all mankind, and whoso saveth the life of one, it shall be as if he had saved the life of all mankind.

    The Invasion | ATTACKERMAN

  • After all, even Pullman's arch villain, Saint Paul, warned that "the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life."

    'The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ,' reviewed by Ron Charles

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