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Sample sentences for the GRE study word ordain

ordain can be used as a verb

1.And so ordain I in all churches. - from The King James Bible
2.From this hour I ordain myself loos'd of limits and imaginary lines. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
3.Or if the gods ordain it meet my end. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
4.LORD, thou wilt ordain peace for us for thou also hast wrought all our works in us. - from The King James Bible
5.These were reckoned by their genealogy in their villages, whom David and Samuel the seer did ordain in their set office. - from The King James Bible
6.For this cause left I thee in Crete, that thou shouldest set in order the things that are wanting, and ordain elders in every city, as I had appointed the. - from The King James Bible
7.Also I will ordain a place for my people Israel, and will plant them, and they shall dwell in their place, and shall be moved no more neither shall the children of wickedness waste them any more, as at the beginning. - from The King James Bible
8.Of God ordaind them, his creating han. - from Paradise Lost by John Milton
9.He left it in thy power, ordaind thy wil. - from Paradise Lost by John Milton
10.That so ordains this was at first resolv'd. - from Paradise Lost by John Milton
11.God, who does the work, ordains the instrument. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
12.And heaven ordains him by thy lance to bleed.. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
13.Holy Writ, which ordains the practice of Dharma, does not admit of a doubt. - from The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana by Vatsyayana
14.Even the poorest and most forlorn wanderer finds in him a powerful advocate, for he, by a wise and merciful dispensation, ordains that the mighty ones of the earth should succour their distressed and needy brethren. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
15.Rarely into the branches of the tree Doth human worth mount up and so ordains He who bestows it, that as his free gift It may be call'd. - from The Divine Comedy, Complete by Dante Alighieri
16.Here my lot ordains Under this weight to groan, till I appease God's angry justice, since I did it not Amongst the living, here amongst the dead.. - from The Divine Comedy, Complete by Dante Alighieri

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