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- adj. Established by authority.
- adj. Admitted to the ministry of the church.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of ordain.
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- adj. invested with ministerial or priestly functions
- adj. fixed or established especially by order or command
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The above reference, reader, _enjoins_ the _duty_ of two _relations_, which God ordained, but does not _abolish_ a third _relation_ which _God has ordained_; as the Scripture will prove, to which I have referred you, under the first reference made by my correspondent.
The government proceeds directly from the people; is ordained and established in the name of the people; and is declared to be ordained, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, ensure domestic tranquility, and secure the blessings of liberty to themselves and to their posterity.
The description of "a calling" or "being called" to be ordained is moving.
And the same session, _Act_ 26th, it is in short ordained, that none shall bear any place of public trust in the nation, but such as have the qualifications God requires in his word.
But as I was saying, this evergreen way into which the women fell caused much trouble, and the Twelve Sages made a law that for six hundred years every female child born in any month of the seventy-two hundred following should be named by the name ordained for that month; and then they made a long list, containing seventy-two hundred names of women, and locked it up in the box of
Jedi outfits were out because those guys are genetically pre-ordained, which is antithetical to the idea of us training for this race.
Obama and his campaign have said the superdelegates should vote as their state voters “will” had ordained, that is to vote as their state voted.
For if a man banished be nevertheless permitted to enjoy his goods, and the revenue of his lands, the mere change of air is no punishment; nor does it tend to that benefit of the Commonwealth for which all punishments are ordained, that is to say, to the forming of men's wills to the observation of the law; but many times to the damage of the
To have a wife is to have the use of her in such a way as nature hath ordained, which is for the aid, society, and solace of man, and propagating of his race.
We The People "ordained the Constitution ... the word ordained is the same as proving also" We The People "as a whole are vested with the powers of government, shared with all of us.