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raiment

raiment Sentence Examples

  • Yet men imagine gods to be born, and to have raiment and voice and body, like themselves..

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  • God will give food and raiment to those who are seeking His kingdom.

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  • According to E, Moses with Aaron is to demand from Pharaoh the release of Israel, which will be effected in spite of his opposition; in assurance thereof the promise is given that they shall serve God upon this mountain; moreover, the people on their departure are to borrow raiment and jewels from their Egyptian neighbours.

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  • Coloured clothing, gold ornaments and silken raiment began to be worn commonly by Mussulman men in his reign.

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  • New light, however, has been thrown upon the "intellectual" capacity of Crustacea by the proof that the spider-crabs deliberately use changes of raiment to harmonize with their surroundings, donning and doffing various natural objects as we do our manufactured clothes.

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  • 6, 8-10, in which the righteous should be clothed in "the raiment of God's glory," xxii.

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  • It is said that to the dead body, crowned and robed in royal raiment, and enthroned beside the king, the assembled nobles of Portugal paid homage as to their queen, swearing fealty on the withered hand of the corpse.

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  • " (Take no thought) from morning until even nor from evening until morning either for your food what ye shall eat or for your raiment what ye shall put on.

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  • It was in raiment of camel's hair that John the Baptist appeared as a preacher.

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  • Enoch is clothed by Michael in the raiment of God's glory and instructed in the secrets of nature and of man, which he wrote down in 366 books.

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  • The account of Christ's flesh is torn out of the Key, but it is affirmed that it was at the baptism that "he put on that primal raiment of light which Adam lost in the garden."

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  • That it was proper to wear special garments (or at least to rearrange one's weekday clothes) on the Jewish sabbath was recognized in the Talmud, and Mahommedans, after discussing at length the most suitable raiment for prayer, favoured the use of a single simple garment (Bukhari, viii.).

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  • The mixture of races among the inhabitants, especially the presence of numerous Malays, who on all festive occasions appear in gorgeous raiment, gives additional animation and colour to the street scenes.

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  • Under this head fall the following: - Fasting, or abstention from certain meats and drinks; denial of sexual instinct; subjection of the body to physical discomforts, such as nakedness, vigils, sleeping on the bare ground, tattooing, deformation of skull, teeth, feet, &c., vows of silence to be observed throughout life or during pilgrimages, avoidance of baths, of hair-cutting and of clean raiment, living in a cave; actual self-infliction of pain, by scourging, branding, cutting with knives, wearing of hair shirts, fire-walking, burial alive, hanging up of oneself by hooks plunged into the skin, suspension of weights by such hooks to the tenderer parts of the body, self-mutilation and numerous other, often ingenious, modes of torture.

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  • The Bactrian camel is, if possible, of still more importance to many of the central Asian Mongol races, supplying them alike with food and raiment.

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  • She is now depicted as a beautiful and strong woman, with prominent breasts, a golden crown of stars and golden raiment.

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  • armlets of gold and pearl and their raiment therein is silk.

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  • barmys makes a change from " winter garb " and " winter raiment " but still sounds balmy to me.

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  • clothed in bright raiment.

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  • What are the nakedness and the vesture, the shining raiment, the priestly insignia, the girdles?

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  • He mentions their purity, " the same shall be clothed in white raiment.

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  • In the stillness of the night the Savior appeared to her in bodily form clothed in bright raiment.

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  • Honor them and clothe them with excellent vestments, not with inferior raiment.

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  • Waiters are clad in purple raiment, likewise tables in red cloths.

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  • I have never set eyes on such degrading raiment.

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  • raiment white as snow.

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  • This makes a change from " winter garb " and " winter raiment " but still sounds balmy to me.

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  • Their heavenly raiment was so smutty that its original color was indiscernible.

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  • The bulk of the Magyar nobility was still semi-barbaric. Immensely wealthy (it is estimated that most of the land, at this time, was in the hands of 25 great families, the Zapolyas alone holding an eighth of it), it was a point of honour with them to appear in public in costly raiment ablaze with silver, gold and precious stones, followed at every step by armies of retainers scarcely less gorgeous.

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  • He mentions their purity, the same shall be clothed in white raiment.

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  • His appearance was like lightning, and his raiment white as snow.

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  • They concern, chiefly, such matters as ritual, prayers, soberness in food and raiment, the cost of marriage and the behaviour of women.

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  • g), and at his transfiguration " the fashion of his countenance was altered, and his raiment was white and glistering " (Luke ix.

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  • Some suggested the Jewish trumpet, others the Christian bell, but according to legend the matter was finally settled by a dream: - "While the matter was under discussion, Abdallah, a Khazrajite, dreamed that he met a man clad in green raiment, carrying a bell.

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  • Their departure from Egypt is deliberate; the people have time to borrow raiment and jewels from their neighbours.

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