|(imp. & p. p.) of Crush.Crushed (199 Occurrences)|
Matthew 4:6 If you are the Son of God, let yourself go down; for it is in the Writings, He will give his angels care over you; and, In their hands they will keep you up, so that your foot may not be crushed against a stone. (BBE)
Matthew 5:13 You are the salt of the earth; but if its taste goes from the salt, how will you make it salt again? it is then good for nothing but to be put out and crushed under foot by men. (BBE)
Matthew 7:6 Do not give that which is holy to the dogs, or put your jewels before pigs, for fear that they will be crushed under foot by the pigs whose attack will then be made against you. (BBE)
Matthew 12:20 A crushed reed He will not utterly break, nor will He quench the still smouldering wick, until He has led on Justice to victory. (WEY BBE)
Matthew 21:44 He who falls on this stone will be severely hurt; but he on whom it falls will be utterly crushed." (WEY BBE RSV)
Matthew 26:38 and He said to them, "My soul is crushed with anguish to the very point of death; wait here, and keep awake with me." (WEY)
Mark 3:9 And he made a request to his disciples to have a little boat ready for him, so that he might not be crushed by the people; (BBE)
Luke 4:11 And, In their hands they will keep you up, so that your foot may not be crushed against a stone. (BBE)
Luke 4:18 "The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to proclaim release to the captives, recovering of sight to the blind, to deliver those who are crushed, (WEB WEY DBY)
Luke 6:38 Give, and it will be given to you; good measure, crushed down, full and running over, they will give to you. For in the same measure as you give, it will be given to you again. (BBE)
Luke 8:5 A man went out to put in seed, and while he was doing it, some was dropped by the wayside and it was crushed under foot, and was taken by the birds of heaven. (BBE)
Luke 8:42 for he had an only daughter, about twelve years of age, and she was dying. But as he went, the multitudes pressed against him. (See NIV)
Luke 11:46 And he said, A curse is on you, teachers of the law! for while other men are crushed under the weight of the rules you make for them, you yourselves do not put so much as one finger to them. (BBE)
Luke 13:4 Or those eighteen men who were crushed by the fall of the tower of Siloam, were they worse than all the other men living in Jerusalem? (BBE)
Luke 20:18 Every one who falls on that stone will be severely hurt, but on whomsoever it falls, he will be utterly crushed." (WEY BBE NIV)
Luke 21:24 And they will be put to death with the sword, and will be taken as prisoners into all the nations; and Jerusalem will be crushed under the feet of the Gentiles, till the times of the Gentiles are complete. (BBE)
2 Corinthians 1:8 For we don't desire to have you uninformed, brothers, concerning our affliction which happened to us in Asia, that we were weighed down exceedingly, beyond our power, so much that we despaired even of life. (See RSV)
2 Corinthians 4:8 We are pressed on every side, yet not crushed; perplexed, yet not to despair; (WEB NAS RSV NIV)
Hebrews 10:29 But will not the man by whom the Son of God has been crushed under foot, and the blood of the agreement with which he was washed clean has been taken as an unholy thing, and who has had no respect for the Spirit of grace, be judged bad enough for a very much worse punishment? (BBE)
Revelation 14:20 And the grapes were crushed under foot outside the town, and blood came out from them, even to the head-bands of the horses, two hundred miles. (BBE)
Revelation 18:13 And sweet-smelling plants, and perfumes, and wine, and oil, and well crushed grain, and cattle and sheep; and horses and carriages and servants; and souls of men. (BBE)
Revelation 18:21 And a strong angel took up a stone like the great stone with which grain is crushed, and sent it into the sea, saying, So, with a great fall, will Babylon, the great town, come to destruction, and will not be seen any more at all. (BBE)
Genesis 3:15 And there will be war between you and the woman and between your seed and her seed: by him will your head be crushed and by you his foot will be wounded. (BBE)
Exodus 9:25 And through all the land of Egypt the ice-storm came down on everything which was in the fields, on man and on beast; and every green plant was crushed and every tree of the field broken. (BBE)
Exodus 10:5 And the face of the earth will be covered with them, so that you will not be able to see the earth: and they will be the destruction of everything which up to now has not been damaged, everything which was not crushed by the ice-storm, and every tree still living in your fields. (BBE)
Exodus 15:7 When you are lifted up in power, all those who come against you are crushed: when you send out your wrath, they are burned up like dry grass. (BBE)
Exodus 30:36 And put some of it, crushed very small, in front of the ark in the Tent of meeting, where I will come face to face with you; it is to be most holy. (BBE)
Leviticus 2:14 And if you give a meal offering of first-fruits to the Lord, give, as your offering of first-fruits, new grain, made dry with fire, crushed new grain. (BBE RSV NIV)
Leviticus 2:16 The priest shall burn as its memorial, part of its bruised grain, and part of its oil, along with all its frankincense: it is an offering made by fire to Yahweh. (See RSV NIV)
Leviticus 11:3 You may have as food any beast which has a division in the horn of its foot, and whose food comes back into its mouth to be crushed again. (BBE)
Leviticus 16:12 And he is to take a vessel full of burning coal from the altar before the Lord and in his hand some sweet perfume crushed small, and take it inside the veil; (BBE)
Leviticus 21:20 or crook-backed, or a dwarf, or that hath a blemish in his eye, or is scurvy, or scabbed, or hath his stones broken; (See JPS NAS RSV)
Leviticus 22:24 That which has its testicles bruised, crushed, broken, or cut, you shall not offer to Yahweh; neither shall you do thus in your land. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
Numbers 8:8 Then let them take a young ox and its meal offering, crushed grain mixed with oil, and take another ox for a sin-offering. (BBE)
Numbers 11:8 The people went about taking it up from the earth, crushing it between stones or hammering it to powder, and boiling it in pots, and they made cakes of it: its taste was like the taste of cakes cooked with oil. (See NIV)
Numbers 18:30 Say to them, then, When the best of it is lifted up on high, it is to be put to the account of the Levites as the increase of the grain-floor and of the place where the grapes are crushed. (BBE)
Numbers 22:25 The donkey saw the angel of Yahweh, and she thrust herself to the wall, and crushed Balaam's foot against the wall: and he struck her again. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)
Deuteronomy 1:44 The Amorites, who lived in that hill country, came out against you, and chased you, as bees do, and beat you down in Seir, even to Hormah. (See NAS)
Deuteronomy 9:21 And I took your sin, the image which you had made, and put it in the fire and had it hammered and crushed very small till it was only dust: and the dust I put in the stream flowing down from the mountain. (BBE DBY NAS RSV NIV)
Deuteronomy 14:6 Any beast which has a division in the horn of its foot and whose food comes back into its mouth to be crushed again, may be used for food. (BBE)
Deuteronomy 23:1 He that is a eunuch, whether he have been crushed or cut, shall not come into the congregation of Jehovah. (DBY JPS RSV)
Deuteronomy 24:6 No one is to take, on account of a debt, the stones with which grain is crushed: for in doing so he takes a man's living. (BBE)
Deuteronomy 28:29 You will go feeling your way when the sun is high, like a blind man for whom all is dark, and nothing will go well for you: you will be crushed and made poor for ever, and you will have no saviour. (BBE)
Deuteronomy 28:33 The fruit of your ground, and all your labors, shall a nation which you don't know eat up; and you shall be only oppressed and crushed always; (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS NAS RSV)
Joshua 18:1 And all the meeting of the children of Israel came together at Shiloh and put up the Tent of meeting there: and the land was crushed before them. (BBE)
Judges 2:18 And when Jehovah raised them up judges, then Jehovah was with the judge, and saved them out of the hand of their enemies all the days of the judge: for it repented Jehovah because of their groaning by reason of them that oppressed them and vexed them. (See JPS)
Judges 5:26 She put her hand to the tent peg and her right hand to the workmen's mallet; she struck Sis'era a blow, she crushed his head, she shattered and pierced his temple. (DBY RSV NIV)
Judges 6:11 Now the angel of the Lord came and took his seat under the oak-tree in Ophrah, in the field of Joash the Abiezrite; and his son Gideon was crushing grain in the place where the grapes were crushed, so that the Midianites might not see it. (BBE)
Judges 8:7 Then Gideon said, Because of this, when the Lord has given Zebah and Zalmunna into my hands, I will have you stretched on a bed of thorns of the waste land and on sharp stems, and have you crushed as grain is crushed on a grain-floor. (BBE)
Judges 8:16 Then he took the responsible men of the town and had them crushed on a bed of thorns and sharp stems. (BBE)
Judges 9:27 And they went out into their fields and got in the fruit of their vines, and when the grapes had been crushed, they made a holy feast and went into the house of their god, and over their food and drink they were cursing Abimelech. (BBE)
Judges 9:53 And a certain woman threw an upper millstone upon Abim'elech's head, and crushed his skull. (DBY RSV)
Judges 10:8 And that year the children of Israel were crushed under their yoke; for eighteen years all the children of Israel on the other side of Jordan, in the land of the Amorites which is in Gilead, were cruelly crushed down. (BBE DBY JPS NAS RSV NIV)
Judges 11:33 And he made an attack on them from Aroer all the way to Minnith, overrunning twenty towns, as far as Abel-cheramim, and put great numbers to the sword. So the children of Ammon were crushed before the children of Israel. (BBE)
Judges 11:35 And when he saw her he was overcome with grief, and said, Ah! my daughter! I am crushed with sorrow, and it is you who are the chief cause of my trouble; for I have made an oath to the Lord and I may not take it back. (BBE)
1 Samuel 12:3 Here I am: give witness against me before the Lord and before the man on whom he has put the holy oil: whose ox or ass have I taken? to whom have I been untrue? who has been crushed down by me? from whose hand have I taken a price for the blinding of my eyes? I will give it all back to you. (BBE)
1 Samuel 12:4 And they say, 'Thou hast not oppressed us, nor hast thou crushed us, nor hast thou taken from the hand of any one anything.' (YLT)
1 Samuel 12:8 When Jacob and his sons had come into Egypt, and were crushed by the Egyptians, the prayers of your fathers came up to the Lord, and the Lord sent Moses and Aaron, who took your fathers out of Egypt, and he put them into this place. (BBE)
2 Samuel 17:19 And a woman put a cover over the hole, and put crushed grain on top of it, and no one had any knowledge of it. (BBE)
2 Samuel 22:38 I have pursued my enemies and destroyed them. I didn't turn again until they were consumed. (See NIV)
2 Samuel 22:39 And I have consumed them and have crushed them, and they rose not again; Yea, they fell under my feet. (DBY NIV)
2 Samuel 22:43 Then I beat them as small as the dust of the earth. I crushed them as the mire of the streets, and spread them abroad. (WEB BBE NAS RSV)
1 Kings 4:22 And the amount of Solomon's food for one day was thirty measures of crushed grain and sixty measures of meal; (BBE)
2 Kings 7:17 And the king gave authority to that captain, on whose arm he was supported, to have control over the doorway into the town; but he was crushed to death there under the feet of the people, as the man of God had said when the king went down to him. (BBE)
2 Kings 7:20 And such was his fate; for he was crushed to death under the feet of the people, in the doorway into the town. (BBE)
2 Kings 9:33 And he said, Take her and put her out of the window. So they sent her down with force, and her blood went in a shower on the wall and on the horses; and she was crushed under their feet. (BBE)
2 Kings 13:4 Then Jehoahaz made prayer to the Lord, and the Lord gave ear to him, for he saw how cruelly Israel was crushed by the king of Aram. (BBE)
2 Kings 13:22 And Israel was crushed under the power of Hazael, king of Aram, all the days of Jehoahaz. (BBE)
2 Kings 18:4 He had the high places taken away, and the stone pillars broken to bits, and the Asherah cut down; and the brass snake which Moses had made was crushed to powder at his order, because in those days the children of Israel had offerings burned before it, and he gave it the name Nehushtan. (BBE)
2 Kings 18:21 Now, behold, you trust in the staff of this bruised reed, even in Egypt. If a man leans on it, it will go into his hand, and pierce it. So is Pharaoh king of Egypt to all who trust on him. (See NAS)
2 Kings 23:12 And the altars on the roof of the high room of Ahaz, which the kings of Judah had made, and the altars which Manasseh had made in the two outer squares of the house of the Lord, were pulled down and crushed to bits, and the dust of them was put into the stream Kidron. (BBE)
2 Kings 23:15 And the altar at Beth-el, and the high place put up by Jeroboam, the son of Nebat, who made Israel do evil, that altar and that high place were pulled down; and the high place was burned and crushed to dust and the Asherah was burned. (BBE)
1 Chronicles 23:29 The holy bread was in their care, and the crushed grain for the meal offering, of unleavened cakes or meal cooked over the fire or in water; they had control of all sorts of weights and measures; (BBE)
2 Chronicles 2:10 Behold, I will give to your servants, the cutters who cut timber, twenty thousand measures of beaten wheat, and twenty thousand measures of barley, and twenty thousand baths of wine, and twenty thousand baths of oil. (See NAS RSV)
2 Chronicles 14:13 And Asa and the people that were with him pursued them to Gerar; and the Ethiopians were overthrown, that none of them was left alive; for they were crushed before Jehovah and before his army. And they carried away very much spoil. (DBY NIV)
2 Chronicles 15:6 They were broken in pieces, nation against nation, and city against city; for God troubled them with all adversity. (See NAS NIV)
2 Chronicles 15:16 Also Maacah, the mother of Asa the king, he removed from being queen, because she had made an abominable image for an Asherah; and Asa cut down her image, and made dust of it, and burnt it at the brook Kidron. (See NAS RSV)
2 Chronicles 34:4 He had the altars of the Baals broken down, while he himself was present; and the sun-images which were placed on high over them he had cut down; and the pillars of wood and the metal images he had broken up and crushed to dust, dropping the dust over the resting-places of the dead who had made offerings to them. (BBE)
2 Chronicles 34:7 He had the altars and the pillars of wood pulled down and the images crushed to dust, and all the sun-images cut down, through all the land of Israel, and then he went back to Jerusalem. (BBE NIV)
Nehemiah 5:18 Now the food made ready for one day was one ox and six fat sheep, as well as fowls; and once in ten days a store of all sorts of wine: but all the same, I did not take the food to which the ruler had a right, because the people were crushed under a hard yoke. (BBE)
Job 4:19 How much more, those who dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, who are crushed before the moth! (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
Job 5:4 His children are far from safety. They are crushed in the gate. Neither is there any to deliver them, (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS RSV NIV)
Job 9:17 For I would be crushed by his storm, my wounds would be increased without cause. (BBE)
Job 14:19 The stones are crushed small by the force of the waters; the dust of the earth is washed away by their overflowing: and so you put an end to the hope of man. (BBE)
Job 16:12 I was at ease, and he broke me apart. Yes, he has taken me by the neck, and dashed me to pieces. He has also set me up for his target. (See NIV)
Job 20:19 Because he has been cruel to the poor, turning away from them in their trouble; because he has taken a house by force which he did not put up; (See RSV)
Job 22:9 You have sent widows away empty, and the arms of the fatherless have been broken. (See NAS RSV)
Job 24:4 The crushed are turned out of the way; all the poor of the earth go into a secret place together. (BBE)
Job 30:25 Have I not been weeping for the crushed? and was not my soul sad for him who was in need? (BBE)
Job 34:25 For he has knowledge of their works, overturning them in the night, so that they are crushed. (BBE DBY JPS NAS RSV NIV)
Job 36:6 His eyes are ever on the upright, and he gives to the crushed their right; (BBE)
Job 39:15 Without a thought that they may be crushed by the foot, and broken by the beasts of the field? (BBE)
Psalms 7:5 Let my hater go after my soul and take it; let my life be crushed to the earth, and my honour into the dust. (Selah.) (BBE)
Psalms 9:9 The Lord will be a high tower for those who are crushed down, a high tower in times of trouble; (BBE)
Psalms 9:18 For the poor will not be without help; the hopes of those in need will not be crushed for ever. (BBE)
Psalms 10:10 The helpless are crushed. They collapse. They fall under his strength. (WEB BBE RSV NIV)
Psalms 18:38 I crushed them, and they were not able to rise: they fell under my feet. (DBY NIV)
Psalms 18:42 Then they were crushed as small as dust before the wind; they were drained out like the waste of the streets. (BBE)
Psalms 34:18 Yahweh is near to those who have a broken heart, and saves those who have a crushed spirit. (WEB BBE NAS RSV NIV)
Psalms 38:2 For your arrows have gone into my flesh, and I am crushed under the weight of your hand. (BBE)
Continued...Crushed (199 Occurrences)
... (imp. & pp) of Crush. Multi-Version Concordance Crushed (199 Occurrences). ... it is
then good for nothing but to be put out and crushed under foot by men. (BBE). ...
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Storm-crushed (1 Occurrence)
Storm-crushed. << Storm-cloud, Storm-crushed. Stormed >>. Multi-Version
Concordance Storm-crushed (1 Occurrence). Isaiah ...
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Crush (50 Occurrences)
... Matthew 21:44 He who falls on this stone will be severely hurt; but he on whom
it falls will be utterly crushed." (Root in WEY BBE YLT RSV). ...
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Stems (31 Occurrences)
... has given Zebah and Zalmunna into my hands, I will have you stretched on a bed of
thorns of the waste land and on sharp stems, and have you crushed as grain is ...
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Grain-floor (27 Occurrences)
... best of it is lifted up on high, it is to be put to the account of the Levites as
the increase of the grain-floor and of the place where the grapes are crushed...
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Utterly (170 Occurrences)
... Matthew 12:20 A crushed reed He will not utterly break, nor will He quench the still
smouldering wick, until He has led on Justice to victory. (WEY). ...
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Underfoot (14 Occurrences)
... serpent underfoot. (WEB). Psalms 108:13 With God we will do great things; for
by him will our haters be crushed underfoot. (BBE). Isaiah ...
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Trampled (41 Occurrences)
... (WEY NAS NIV). 2 Samuel 22:43 Then I beat them as small as the dust of the earth.
I crushed them as the mire of the streets, and spread them abroad. (See NIV). ...
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Crushes (7 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Crushes (7 Occurrences). Job 9:17 For I would be crushed
by his storm, my wounds would be increased without cause. (See RSV). ...
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Cruelly (26 Occurrences)
... Judges 10:8 And that year the children of Israel were crushed under their yoke;
for eighteen years all the children of Israel on the other side of Jordan, in ...
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4729. stenochoreo -- to be made narrow, to compress
... See 4730 (). Word Origin from stenos and choreo Definition to be made narrow, to
compress NASB Word Usage crushed (1), restrained (2). cramp, confine. ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/4729.htm - 7k4386. mekittah -- something crushed or pulverized, crushed ...
... mekittah. 4387 >>. something crushed or pulverized, crushed fragments. Transliteration:
mekittah Phonetic Spelling: (mek-it-taw') Short Definition: pieces. ...
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1638. garas -- to be crushed
... << 1637, 1638. garas. 1639 >>. to be crushed. Transliteration: garas Phonetic Spelling:
(gaw-ras') Short Definition: broken. Word Origin a prim. ...
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1790. dak -- crushed, oppressed
... << 1789, 1790. dak. 1791 >>. crushed, oppressed. Transliteration: dak Phonetic
Spelling: (dak) Short Definition: oppressed. Word Origin ...
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3807. kathath -- to beat, crush by beating
... << 3806, 3807. kathath. 3808 >>. to beat, crush by beating. Transliteration: kathath
Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-thath') Short Definition: crushed. Word Origin a prim ...
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1854. daqaq -- to crush, pulverize, thresh
... << 1853, 1854. daqaq. 1855 >>. to crush, pulverize, thresh. Transliteration: daqaq
Phonetic Spelling: (daw-kak') Short Definition: crushed. Word Origin a prim. ...
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4790. meroach -- perhaps a rubbing away
... << 4789, 4790. meroach. 4791 >>. perhaps a rubbing away. Transliteration: meroach
Phonetic Spelling: (mer-o-akh') Short Definition: crushed. ...
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1794. dakah -- to crush
... << 1793b, 1794. dakah. 1795 >>. to crush. Transliteration: dakah Phonetic Spelling:
(daw-kaw') Short Definition: crushed. Word Origin a prim. ...
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7533. ratsats -- to crush
... << 7532, 7533. ratsats. 7534 >>. to crush. Transliteration: ratsats Phonetic Spelling:
(raw-tsats') Short Definition: crushed. Word Origin a prim. ...
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1855. deqaq -- to be shattered, fall to pieces
... << 1854, 1855. deqaq. 1856 >>. to be shattered, fall to pieces. Transliteration:
deqaq Phonetic Spelling: (dek-ak') Short Definition: crushed. ...
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2115. zur -- to press down and out
... Word Origin a prim. root Definition to press down and out NASB Word Usage crush
(1), crushed (1), pressed (1), squeezed (1). close, rush, thrust together. ...
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A Crushed Snake
... ROMANS A CRUSHED SNAKE. ... The serpent's life is not crushed out of it by gradual
pressure, but by one vigorous stamp of a nervous heel. ...
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Courage in War was not Wanting in Our Forefathers...
... King Antiochus, having begun the war afresh under the leadership of his generals
Lysias, Nicanor, and Georgias, was so utterly crushed, together with his ...
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... Nevertheless men would crush other men, unless in those men who could not be crushed,
there were not man, but the Lord. ... Thou wilt be taken, consumed, crushed. ...
/.../augustine/exposition on the book of psalms/psalm cxxiv.htm
... Several circumstances conspired to make it a suitable time for the Hebrews to enter
Canaan: (a) Egypt had crushed the Hittites and devastated their land; (b ...
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Demonstration v. --Of Wars.
... And Dathan and Abiram gloried over Moses, and they went down alive to Sheol. And
Goliath threatened David, and he fell before him and was crushed. ...
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Christ the Arrester of Incipient Evil and the Nourisher of ...
... 'He shall not break the bruised reed.' Here is the picture"a slender bulrush, growing
by the margin of some tarn or pond; its sides crushed and dented in by ...
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The Sacrifice of Christ.
... to the selfishness of the rich and the fickleness of the poor:"intolerance, formalism,
scepticism, hatred of goodness, were the foes which crushed Him. ...
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A Solemn Embassy
... great empire, when it is absolutely certain that its villages will be consumed,
its provinces, ravaged, and that all its power will be crushed, ambassadors are ...
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Light after Darkness
... him frantic. And the realization of his own helplessness, with the picture
of her distress at that moment, crushed him. A tangle ...
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Bound to the Altar
... I have heard it talked about in the same way as a doctor talked to a poor lad who
had his thumb crushed in a machine. 'Don't shout, my poor boy', he said. ...
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