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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v.) imp. & p. p. of to pledge.

2. (v.) imp. & p. p. of Pluck.

3. (v. t.) To weave; to braid; to fold; to plait.

4. (n.) A network; a plait; a fold; rarely a garment.

5. (n.) That which is exposed to risk; that which is plighted or pledged; security; a gage; a pledge.

6. (n.) Condition; state; -- risk, or exposure to danger, often being implied; as, a luckless plight.

7. (n.) To pledge; to give as a pledge for the performance of some act; as, to plight faith, honor, word; -- never applied to property or goods.

8. (n.) To promise; to engage; to betroth.


The Plight of Man after the Fall
... CHAPTER VIII. The Plight of Man After the Fall. 23. With this much said,
within the necessary brevity of this kind of treatise, as ...
/.../augustine/handbook on faith hope and love/chapter viii the plight of.htm

How Aristobulus and Hyrcanus came to Pompey in Order to Argue who ...
... CHAPTER 3. How Aristobulus And Hyrcanus Came To Pompey In Order To Argue Who Ought
To Have The Kingdom; And How Upon The Plight Of Aristobulus To The Fortress ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 3 how aristobulus and.htm

The Petition
... The accumulated penalty for these offenses is great"my plight is most serious.
"The pitying gods have left me one chance for escape. ... Thou seest my plight.". ...
// yoke/chapter xxiv the petition.htm

Who Can Tell?
... First, the miserable plight in which the men of Nineveh found themselves; secondly,
the scanty reasons which they had for hope; and then, thirdly, I shall ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 5 1859/who can tell.htm

The Adventures of Achamoth Outside the Pleroma the Mission of ...
... Whilst she is in this plight, [6767] Christ descends from [6768] the heights, conducted
by Horos, in order to impart form to the abortion, out of his own ...
/.../tertullian/against the valentinians/chapter xiv the adventures of achamoth.htm

The Fainting Soul Revived
... linger a little while, then perish I must in this horrible prison of a whale's belly."
I dare say he thought that never was man in such a plight before; never ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 62 1916/the fainting soul revived.htm

Rom. I. 26, 27
... not say that they are quit of punishment, but for this very reason are under a more
grievous vengeance, in that they are unconscious of the plight they are in. ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on acts and romans/homily iv rom i 26.htm

Corn in Egypt
... Three things, then, this morning: first, a pitiful plight; secondly, good news;
and thirdly, excellent advice. I. First, A PITIFUL PLIGHT. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 5 1859/corn in egypt.htm

The Joyous Return
... You are in an evil plight through sin; therefore return to the Lord your God. ... Dear
friends, the argument is also this: the cause of your evil plight is sin. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 37 1891/the joyous return.htm

Rachel's Refuge
... Her plight was desperate. ... "I am alone"desolate, and the powers of Egypt are arrayed
against me!" Rachel was hearing her own plight given expression. ...
// yoke/chapter xxxii rachels refuge.htm

Plight (4 Occurrences)
... 6. (n.) Condition; state; -- risk, or exposure to danger, often being implied; as,
a luckless plight. ... Multi-Version Concordance Plight (4 Occurrences). ...
/p/plight.htm - 8k

Willow (1 Occurrence)
... A wreath of willow to show my forsaken plight. Sir W. Scott. Hence, a lover forsaken
by, or having lost, the person beloved, is said to wear the willow. ...
/w/willow.htm - 7k

Faint (76 Occurrences)
... or obscure," and so, figuratively, "to be faint or depressed." Israel's helpless
state when harassed by Amalek (Deuteronomy 25:18) and the plight of Gideon's ...
/f/faint.htm - 38k

Forlorn (3 Occurrences)
... 1. (pp) of Forlese. 2. (vt) Deserted; abandoned; lost. 3. (vt) Destitute; helpless;
in pitiful plight; wretched; miserable; almost hopeless; desperate. ...
/f/forlorn.htm - 7k

Fasting (34 Occurrences)
... David demonstrated his grief at Abner's death (2 Samuel 3:35) by fasting, just as
the Psalmist indicated his sympathy with his adversaries' sorry plight in the ...
/f/fasting.htm - 23k

Deborah (10 Occurrences)
... 20). The nation was in a sad plight, oppressed by a mighty king, and the
tribes loth to submerge their separatist tendencies. Some ...
/d/deborah.htm - 14k

Mara (1 Occurrence)
... In the light of her bitter experience, and her present pitiable plight, the old
name has become peculiarly inappropriate. Multi-Version Concordance ...
/m/mara.htm - 7k

Pledge (55 Occurrences)
... one's watch. 8. (n.) To give or pass as a security; to guarantee; to engage;
to plight; as, to pledge one's word and honor. 9. (n ...
/p/pledge.htm - 28k

Pleroma. Plenty, Pleroma. Plight . Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia PLEROMA.
ple-ro'-ma. See FULLNESS. Plenty, Pleroma. Plight . Reference Bible.
/p/pleroma.htm - 6k

Plighted (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Plight. Multi-Version Concordance
Plighted (1 Occurrence). Ezekiel 16:8 Now when I passed ...
/p/plighted.htm - 6k

Plight (4 Occurrences)

Exodus 5:19
The officers of the children of Israel saw that they were in trouble, when it was said, "You shall not diminish anything from your daily quota of bricks!"
(See RSV)

2 Kings 7:13
One of his servants answered, "Please let some take five of the horses that remain, which are left in the city. Behold, they are like all the multitude of Israel who are left in it. Behold, they are like all the multitude of Israel who are consumed. Let us send and see."
(See NIV)

Psalms 59:4
I have done no wrong, yet they are ready to attack me. Rise up, behold, and help me!
(See NIV)

Psalms 107:26
They mount up to the sky; they go down again to the depths. Their soul melts away because of trouble.
(See RSV)



Related Terms

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