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
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References in classic literature ?
"You must kneel down," said Marilla in embarrassment.
"Why must people kneel down to pray?" If I really wanted to pray I'll tell you what I'd do.
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.
"Kneel down," she said, "and lay your forehead on my knees."
'Ah!' 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.
Summary: Surajpur (Chhatisgarh) [India], July 17 (ANI): A shocking incident has come to the fore in Surajpur, wherein a school teacher allegedly makes her students kneel down and say the phrase "I am a donkey" as a punishment.
And the children without care, With rain-drenched clothes and dripping hair, Would kneel down on the gutter's edge With tiny makeshift paper boats - And race them on the gutter's flow And shout on them as they would go.
The day is not far off when India will kneel down before the spirit and sacrifices of people of Kashmir', he asserted.
ISLAMABAD -- Finance Minister Asad Umar said on Thursday that no new taxes have been imposed in the recent budget and the government would not take dictation neither will kneel down before anyone as the economic condition of the country is stabilising.
The prayers range between eight, 12 or 20 raka'at (a unit of prayer when Muslims kneel down).