Definitions

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

Etymologies

light +‎ -eth (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It is not affirmed that at the time that John wrote all were actually enlightened, but the word "lighteth" has the form of the future.

    Barnes New Testament Notes

  • In the 19th century, American missionaries flocked to China, bringing the light that lighteth every man that cometh into the world.

    Beyond History's Shadow

  • That was the true Light, that lighteth every man that cometh into the world.

    George Archibald: Christmas 2006

  • So the individual is simply the differentiation of the one Universal Mind “which lighteth every man that cometh into the world,”57 and our so-called individuality or personality consists of nothing but the manner in which we relate with the whole, which we call our environment, and which is shaped by the Law of Attraction.

    The Master Key System

  • It is evident, therefore, that the individual is simply the differentiation of the one Universal Mind “which lighteth every man that cometh into the world,” and his so-called individuality or personality consists of nothing but the manner in which he relates with the Whole.

    The Master Key System

  • And there is a lamp that hangeth before the sepulchre, that burneth light; and on the Good Friday it goeth out by himself, [and lighteth again by him self] at that hour that our

    The Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • The Marriners reported to vs that it had this propertie, that if it should happen to haue lighted on any part of the shippe, that it would rent and wreth sayles, mast, shroudes and shippe and all in manner like a wyth: on the land, trees, houses, in whatsoeuer else it lighteth on, it would rent and wreth.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Being past these pillers eueryone lighteth downe, seeking in this sandy field 50. or 60. litle stones, which being gathered and bound in an hankerchiffe they carry to the abouesaid place of

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • ¶ That was the true Light, which lighteth every man that cometh into the world.

    John 1.

  • And that the soul of man, though it bears witness to the light, yet itself is not that light; but the Word of God, being God, is that true light that lighteth every man that cometh into the world.

    The Confessions

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