Definitions

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

Etymologies

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shut + -eth

Examples

  • Dec. 20: O Key of David, and sceptre of the house of Israel, who openest, and no man shutteth; who shuttest, and no man openeth; come, adn lead the captive from prison, sitting in darkness and in the shadow of death.

    Dreaming of a Cheap Christmas

  • O Key of David, Scepter of the house of Israel; that openeth and no man shutteth, and shutteth, and no man openeth: come, and bring forth from the prisionhouse the captive, who sitteth in darkness and in the shadow of death.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • But whoso hath this world's good, and seeth his brother have need, and shutteth up his bowels of compassion from him, how dwelleth the love of God in him?

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • Behold, he breaketh down, and it cannot be built again: he shutteth up a man, and there can be no opening.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • He shutteth his eyes to devise froward things: moving his lips he bringeth evil to pass.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise: and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • He that walketh righteously, and speaketh uprightly; he that despiseth the gain of oppressions, that shaketh his hands from holding of bribes, that stoppeth his ears from hearing of blood, and shutteth his eyes from seeing evil;

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • When, assured that it was the offspring of Somali imagination, he rolled his head, and with dignity remarked, “What man shutteth to us, that Allah openeth!”

    First footsteps in East Africa

  • “That the sense of man carrieth a resemblance with the sun, which (as we see) openeth and revealeth all the terrestrial globe; but then, again, it obscureth and concealeth the stars and celestial globe: so doth the sense discover natural things, but it darkeneth and shutteth up divine.”

    The Advancement of Learning

  • “He that hath the key of David, he that openeth and no man shutteth; and shutteth and no man openeth.”

    The Alhambra

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