Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of come.

Etymologies

From come + -eth, the archaic third-person singular present tense suffix. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And the Levites shall _compass round about, every man with the king round about, every man his weapons in his hand, with his weapons in his hands, and and whosoever cometh within whosoever cometh_ into the house, the ranks, shall be put to _shall be put to death; and they shall death, and ye shall be with be with the king whithersoever he the king whithersoever he goeth. goeth.

    Prolegomena

  • P: And every nation hath its term, and when its term cometh, they cannot put it off an hour nor yet advance (it).

    Three Translations of The Koran (Al-Qur'an) side by side

  • P: If Allah were to take mankind to task for their wrong-doing, he would not leave hereon a living creature, but He reprieveth them to an appointed term, and when their term cometh they cannot put (it) off an hour nor (yet) advance (it).

    Three Translations of The Koran (Al-Qur'an) side by side

  • P: If Allah took mankind to task by that which they deserve, He would not leave a living creature on the surface of the earth; but He reprieveth them unto an appointed term, and when their term cometh - then verily (they will know that) Allah is ever Seer of His slaves.

    Three Translations of The Koran (Al-Qur'an) side by side

  • P: But Allah reprieveth no soul when its term cometh, and Allah is

    Three Translations of The Koran (Al-Qur'an) side by side

  • Quoth she, “It cometh from the saddle bags;” and quoth they, “What manner of thing be these saddle bags?”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Kalandar; but all replied like the first, “By Allah, O our mistress, each one of us cometh from a different country, and we are all three the sons of Kings, sovereign Princes ruling over suzerains and capital cities.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • “When the Captain cometh back, I will bid him fry it for me, so I may dine on it.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Hence the word cometh to have its second acceptation, even that which is rendered by the apostle hilastērion, “placamen,” or “placamentum,” — that whereby God is appeased.

    The Death of Death in the Death of Christ

  • Lebanon (that is, the cool melted snow water of Lebanon, as he presently explains), which cometh from the rock of the field (a poetical name for Lebanon, which towers aloft above the surrounding field, or comparatively plain country)?

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.