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  • verb archaic Second-person singular present simple form of stand

Etymologies

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stand + -est

Examples

  • Then said the Lord to him, Put off thy shoes from thy feet: for the place where thou standest is holy ground.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume VI (Acts to Revelation)

  • That they might not be guilty of idolatry they must keep at a distance from the places of idolatry: Come not you unto Gilgal, where all their wickedness was (ch.ix. 15; xii. 11); there they multiplied transgression (Amos iv. 4); and perhaps they contracted a veneration for that place because there it was said to Joshua, The place where thou standest is holy ground (Josh.v. 15); therefore they are forbidden to enter into Gilgal, Amos v. 5.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume IV (Isaiah to Malachi)

  • Dec. 19: O Root of Jesse, who standest as ensign of the people; before Whom kings shall not open their lips; to Whom the nations shall pray; come and deliver us, tarry now no more.

    Dreaming of a Cheap Christmas

  • Dec. 19: O Root of Jesse, who standest as ensign of the people; before Whom kings shall not open their lips; to Whom the nations shall pray; come and deliver us, tarry now no more.

    Dreaming of a Cheap Christmas

  • Then Mummolus, with Sagittarius and Waddo, went to Gundovald and said : Thou knowest, thou that standest here before us, what oaths of fealty we took to thee.

    De Re Militari: The Society for Medieval Military History » Episodes of Medieval Warfare from the History of the Franks by Gregory of Tours

  • The water trickling from a spout in the stones at left, for example, is compared to the miraculous fountain Moses brought forth from the rocks at Horeb, and the empty sandals behind the barefoot saint recall God's command to Moses to “put off the shoes from thy feet: for the place whereon thou standest is holy ground.”

    Giovanni Bellini and St Francis in the Desert

  • Perhaps he may, when thou standest amid thy Bacchanals and callest on his name.

    The Bacchantes

  • Perhaps he may, when thou standest amid thy Bacchanals and callest on his name.

    The Bacchantes

  • Why standest thou so silent, man, and what ails thy ugly ill looking aspect?

    Anne of Geierstein

  • Thou standest on the highest, and, therefore, on the most dangerous pinnacle occupied by any Christian prince.

    The Talisman

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