kneel down


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Translations
kleknout (si)
knæle
polvistua
kleknuti
ひざまずく
꿇어 앉다
böja (sig) ner
คุกเข่าลง
quỳ xuống

kneel down

يَرْكَعُ kleknout (si) knæle niederknien γονατίζω arrodillarse polvistua s’agenouiller kleknuti inginocchiarsi ひざまずく 꿇어 앉다 knielen falle på kne klęknąć ajoelhar-se становиться на колени böja (sig) ner คุกเข่าลง diz çökmek quỳ xuống 跪下
References in classic literature ?
You must kneel down," said Marilla in embarrassment.
The first few nights after he came he did not kneel down because of the noise, but sat up in bed till the candle was out, and then stole out and said his prayers, in fear lest some one should find him out.
said the man: bursting into tears, and sinking on his knees at the feet of the dead woman; 'kneel down, kneel down --kneel round her, every one of you, and mark my words
Davy came and buried his head in Anne's lap, but he did not kneel down.
I have seen Colonel Lloyd make old Barney, a man between fifty and sixty years of age, uncover his bald head, kneel down upon the cold, damp ground, and receive upon his naked and toil-worn shoulders more than thirty lashes at the time.
She yearned to take him by the hand, and go and kneel down, they two together,--both so long separate from the world, and, as she now recognized, scarcely friends with Him above,--to kneel down among the people, and be reconciled to God and man at once.
This was the time when we saw him kneel down and hold up his hands.
This was the time that we saw him lift her up by the hand, and saw him kneel down by her, as above.
She was obliged to kneel down by the sofa, and remain there to satisfy her patient; and thus they continued a few minutes, when, to her very great satisfaction, she heard some other person crossing the little vestibule.
Thus warned and menaced, the castellan forthwith brought out a book in which he used to enter the straw and barley he served out to the carriers, and, with a lad carrying a candle-end, and the two damsels already mentioned, he returned to where Don Quixote stood, and bade him kneel down.
One has to kneel down before the lenders for obtaining loans, he said while talking to media men here Monday after casting his vote in National Assembly (NA) speaker polls.
So all the persecution by the government is actually aimed at making people kneel down and apologize?