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- v. Present participle of sojourn.
- n. The act of one who sojourns; a short stay or residence.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act or state of one who sojourns.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of dwelling in a place for a time; also, the time of abode.
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And when she inquired of the time of the marriage, he said that it should be in the same moon, on the first lucky day; and as to the place, that it must be where the bridegroom was sojourning, that is to say, in the camp.
I do nowise give up the idea of sojourning there one time yet.
And Jacob said to Pharaoh, The days of the years of my sojourning are a hundred and thirty years; few and evil have the days of the years of my life been, and have not attained unto the days of the years of the life of my fathers, in the days of their sojourning.
Jacob replied to Pharaoh: 'The days of the years of my sojourning are a hundred and thirty years; few and unhappy have the days of my life been.
According to her, the "sojourning" option (option 3) is no better or worse than the others, and there is no difficulty in recognising it as a "direction" for an institute of religious life to take.
The chronology of the "sojourning" is variously estimated.
Vengeance upon God's foes always accompanies manifestations of His grace to His people. continuing -- literally, "sojourning," abiding constantly; appropriately here in the case of Babylon, which was to be permanently destroyed, substituted for "whirling itself about" ( "grievous" in English Version) (see on  Jer 23: 19,20), where the temporary downfall of Judea is spoken of.
The easiest way to spot orangutans in Borneo is by sojourning to the Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary.
The church of God which sojourns at Rome, to the church of God sojourning at Corinth, to them that are called and sanctified by the will of God, through our Lord Jesus Christ: Grace unto you, and peace, from Almighty God through Jesus Christ, be multiplied.
A sojourning congregation is no longer ecclesiastical.