Definitions

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

Etymologies

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rely +‎ -eth

Examples

  • The bravest man is he who relieth ever on his hopes, but despair is the mark of a coward.

    Heracles

  • The bravest man is he who relieth ever on his hopes, but despair is the mark of a coward.

    Heracles

  • And this it hath from its formal object, or the evidence whereon we give this assent; for the nature of every assent is given unto it by the nature of the evidence which it proceedeth from or relieth on.

    Pneumatologia

  • Faith actually relieth on his blood for the real effecting of that great work and end for which it is proposed unto us; for God sets him forth as to be a propitiation through faith in his blood as offered, Rom.iii. 25, so to be our sanctification through faith in his blood as sprinkled.

    Pneumatologia

  • That Vasudeva, upon whom Arjuna relieth, is irresistible, and that host where Kesava is, becometh irresistible everywhere.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2 Books 4, 5, 6 and 7

  • Even this is the opinion of those acquainted with the scriptures, that the hero, who, displaying his prowess, relieth those that after the rout run away from the battle-field, seeking for protection, is to be bought with

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2 Books 4, 5, 6 and 7

  • She could cast herself upon the arm that never falters, she could seek the interposition of the God of her nation, and of each individual who trusteth in him and relieth upon his mercy.

    Notable Women of Olden Time

  • These are the characteristics of the world: confide not therefore in it, nor incline to it; for it will betray him who dependeth upon it, and who in his affairs relieth upon it.

    Nights 566-578. The Story of the City of Brass.

  • P: Is he who relieth on a clear proof from his Lord like those for whom the evil that they do is beautified while they follow their own lusts?

    Three Translations of The Koran (Al-Qur'an) side by side

  • P: Hast thou seen if he relieth on the guidance (of Allah)

    Three Translations of The Koran (Al-Qur'an) side by side

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