from The Century Dictionary.

  • The possessive or genitive case of whosoever.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • pronoun The possessive of whosoever. See whosoever.

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  • pronoun Of whomsoever.


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  • "Receive the Holy Ghost," 284 he addeth in the next verse, "Whosesoever sins ye remit, they are remitted unto them; and whosesoever sins ye retain, they are retained."


  • At whosesoever feet the apple falls he will be the bridegroom of that princess.

    The Grey Fairy Book

  • And when he had said this, he breathed on them, and saith unto them, Receive ye the Holy Ghost: whosesoever sins ye remit, they are remitted unto them; and whosesoever sins ye retain, they are retained.

    John 20.

  • Then the mistake, whosesoever it was, would be kept between them.

    The Black Wing

  • And we will that the man of each one of us in whosesoever kingdom he is, shall go with his lord against the enemy, or in his other needs unless there shall have been as may there not be such an invasion of the kingdom as is called a landwer, so that the whole people of that kingdom shall go together to repel it.

    The Early Middle Ages 500-1000

  • But I felt, too, that, whosesoever the fault, we had drifted into a ridiculous situation, and were like characters in one of those tiresome plays where misunderstandings are manufactured and so carefully sustained that the audience are too bored to wait for the dénouement.

    The Riddle of the Sands

  • "We have to go through, whosesoever it is," said Hortense, determinedly, and unlatching the gate through they went.

    The Cat in Grandfather's House

  • Church the Power of the Keys, saying, "Whosesoever sins ye remit, they are remitted, unto them, and whosesoever sins ye retain, they are retained," [John 20: 23] the minister uses this power and pronounces the absolution.

    An Explanation of Luther's Small Catechism

  • Before the Savior left the world he breathed upon his apostles and said, “Receive ye the Holy Spirit,” adding, “Whosesoever sins ye remit they are remitted unto them, and whosesoever sins ye retain they are retained.”

    The Christian Foundation, Or, Scientific and Religious Journal, June, 1880

  • In order to avoid confusion with the accusative plural ending, "ajn" is "never attached" to the correlative which it follows: kio ajn = whatever. kiam ajn = whenever. kies ajn = whosesoever. kiom ajn = however much. kie ajn = wherever. ia ajn = any kind whatever.

    A Complete Grammar of Esperanto


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