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.
Summary: Mayurbhanj (Odisha) [India], June 28(ANI): In a bizarre incident, four Home Guards, including a female cop were asked to kneel down with their hands up in punishment for wearing improper uniform in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district.
July 30, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir on Saturday has pledged to destroy what he described as "institutions of injustice" saying he wouldn't kneel down to the International Criminal Court (ICC).
Yung anak niya kailangan magluhod din sa tabi niya at yung asawa (niya), he told reporters here, adding the entire family should kneel down and pray until Election Day.
We kneel down before the poor we have ignored," CBCP president Archbishop Socrates Villegas was quoted as saying in a pastoral exhortation.
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.
Or when they kneel down and try to talk at 'my level.
Summary: Sudan President says decision came about because of 'people's refusal to be humiliated and to kneel down.
So all the persecution by the government is actually aimed at making people kneel down and apologize?