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jeshurun

jeshurun in the Bible

a poetical name for the people of Israel, used in token of affection, meaning, "the dear upright people" (Deut. 32:15; 33:5, 26; Isa. 44:2).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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  • In our version are these words: 'And he was King in jeshurun.'

    The Bible: what it is Charles Bradlaugh
  • jeshurun waxed fat and kicked; if it had not been for the wax and the fat, he would not have kicked.

    Around The Tea-Table T. De Witt Talmage
  • Soon after his removal, he began to issue a monthly journal, jeshurun.

  • We're so near, maybe jeshurun will be willing to go, if he doesn't have to carry me on his back.

    The Boys of Old Monmouth Everett T. Tomlinson
  • Yes, the ox would come and drink the water, and jeshurun would wax fat and kick.

  • So the faro-banks flourished and the gamblers waxed fat like jeshurun, the ass, and kicked never so boldly at the conscript man.

  • The process is a salutary if not a pleasant oneā€”and has been applied remorsely ever since jeshurun waxed fat and kicked.

    Success (Second Edition) Max Aitken Beaverbrook
  • There is none like the God of jeshurun, who rideth on the heaven in their help, and in his excellency on the sky.

  • Are my fellow-laborers afraid that jeshurun will wax fat and kick, if he has too much food?

    Talks To Farmers Charles Haddon Spurgeon
  • And he was king in jeshurun, when the heads of the people and the tribes of Israel were gathered together.

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