Definitions

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

Etymologies

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

Examples

  • The Hebrew for "perisheth," and "is taken away," expresses a violent death (Mic 7: 2).

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • Wherefore the folk will think slightly of me and belittle my wit and I shall be of those of whom it is said, ‘He whose science excelleth his sense perisheth by his ignorance.’

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Jinn and the flaming of fires and the flight of sparks and smoke from their mouths and the noise of their groaning and their arrogance in blocking up the road before us, our ears will be deafened and our eyes blinded, so that we shall neither hear nor see, nor dare any look behind him, or he perisheth: but there horseman boweth head on saddle-bow and raiseth it not for three days.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Isa. 57: 1: “The righteous perisheth, and no man layeth it to heart.”

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  • "The flocke goeth to wrecke and vtterly perisheth."

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  • But when the power of an assembly is once suppressed, the right of the same perisheth utterly, because the assembly itself is extinct; and consequently, there is no possibility for sovereignty to re-enter.

    Leviathan

  • And St. Peter after him, "That the trial of your faith, which is much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise, and honour, and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ"; 429 and

    Leviathan

  • This is expounded by our Saviour where he saith, "Labour not for the meat which perisheth, but for that meat which endureth unto everlasting life, which the Son of Man shall give you."

    Leviathan

  • For the sun is no sooner risen with a burning heat, but it withereth the grass, and the flower thereof falleth, and the grace of the fashion of it perisheth: so also shall the rich man fade away in his ways.

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  • Labour not for the meat which perisheth, but for that meat which endureth unto everlasting life, which the Son of man shall give unto you: for him hath God the Father sealed.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

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