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Letter "V" » vex
«Manners are of more importance than laws... Manners are what vex or soothe, corrupt or purify, exalt or debase, barbarize or refine us, by a constant, steady, uniform, insensible operation, like that of the air we breathe in.»
Author: Edmund Burke
, breathe in
«But human bodies are sic fools, For a' their colleges and schools, That when nae real ills perplex them, They make enow themsel's to vex them»
«And if a stranger sojourn with thee in your land, ye shall not vex him.»
«Because Syria, Ephraim, and the son of Remaliah, have taken evil counsel against thee, saying, / Let us go up against Judah, and vex it, and let us make a breach therein for us, and set a king in the midst of it, even the son of Tabeal: / Thus saith the Lord GOD, It shall not stand, neither shall it come to pass.»
«And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, / Vex the Midianites, and smite them: / For they vex you with their wiles, wherewith they have beguiled you in the matter of Peor, and in the matter of Cozbi, the daughter of a prince of Midian, their sister, which was slain in the day of the plague for Peor's sake.»
, prince of
, the plague
«Neither shalt thou take a wife to her sister, to vex her, to uncover her nakedness, beside the other in her life time.»
«I will also vex the hearts of many people, when I shall bring thy destruction among the nations, into the countries which thou hast not known.»
«And it came to pass on the seventh day, that the child died. And the servants of David feared to tell him that the child was dead: for they said, Behold, while the child was yet alive, we spake unto him, and he would not hearken unto our voice: how will he then vex himself, if we tell him that the child is dead? / But when David saw that his servants whispered, David perceived that the child was dead: therefore David said unto his servants, Is the child dead? And they said, He is dead.»
, pass on
, Seventh day
«But if ye will not drive out the inhabitants of the land from before you; then it shall come to pass, that those which ye let remain of them shall be pricks in your eyes, and thorns in your sides, and shall vex you in the land wherein ye dwell.»
«A very good part of the mischief that vex the world arises from words»