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  • verb archaic Third-person singular simple present indicative form of rejoice.


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From rejoice +‎ -eth, the archaic third-person singular present tense suffix


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  • Heaviness of the heart of man doth bring it down, but a good word rejoiceth it, Prov. xii.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • That there is Paradise, wherein every soul of Righteous Ones rejoiceth.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Then pulling out a brass token, resembling a dinar, she said to the maid, who was a simpleton, “Take this ducat and go in to thy mistress and say to her, ‘Umm al-Khayr rejoiceth with thee and is beholden to thee for thy favours, and on the day of assembly she and her daughters will visit thee and handsel the tiring-women with the usual gifts.’”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • For as a young man marrieth a virgin, so shall thy sons marry thee: and as the bridegroom rejoiceth over the bride, so shall thy God rejoice over thee.

    Oikos and Logos: Chesterton's Vision of Distributism

  • Meanwhile, the maid went in to her mistress and said to her, “O my lady, Umm al-Khayr saluteth thee and rejoiceth with thee and on assembly-day she will come, she and her daughters, and give the customary presents.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Said Birdalone: I see of thee that thou art become my good friend, and it rejoiceth my heart; I shall be well at ease to-night in thy cot, and tomorrow morn I shall be valiant to do thy bidding.

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • The difference in affection, of parents towards their several children, is many times unequal; and sometimes unworthy; especially in the mothers; as Solomon saith, A wise son rejoiceth the father, but an ungracious son shames the mother.

    The Essays

  • A virtuous woman rejoiceth her husband, and she shall fulfil the years of his life in peace.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • When a good man dies, his body is buried, but his soul, ex homine daemon evadit, becomes forthwith a demigod, nothing disparaged with malignity of air, or variety of forms, rejoiceth, exults and sees that perfect beauty with his eyes.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • He paweth in the valley, and rejoiceth in his strength: he goeth on to meet the armed men.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences


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