Expositions Of Holy Scripture (Maclaren) > St. John 15-21 > Lovest Thou Me?' You is now the standard English second-person pronoun and encompasses both the singular and plural senses. - He saith to him again the second time, Simon, son of Jonas (John), lovest thou me?Here our Lord omits, as Peter had done, the "more than these," but he again, with perhaps deeper meaning, uses the word ἀγαπᾶς.Dost thou render me even more in one sense, though less in … Jesus saith unto him, Feed my sheep. Top Text Author Text Info Notes Tune Timeline Arrangements Media Page Scans Instances 'Tis a point I long to know Author: John Newton Published in 274 hymnals Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer Audio files: MIDI. Font Size. He saith unto him, Tend my sheep. So that according to the temper of our spirits, under sickness, accordingly it is to us a blessing or a curse. These forms are used for both strong and weak verbs. Yes, certainly, even so. This is most readily observed in German: liebes du → liebstu → liebst du (lovest thou).[7]. But the priests of Moloch said to me: "If thou lovest this maiden, go in and worship our gods, the great god Raphan and the god called Moloch." And, The labourer [is] worthy of his reward. Lovest Thou Me More than These? Lovest Thou Me More Than These. [19], The 1662 Book of Common Prayer, which is still the authorized form of worship in the Church of England, also uses the word thou to refer to the singular second person. I therefore was in fear of the glory of God, and did not follow to worship. Extra Small Small Medium Large Additional Settings . Of Hebrew origin; Simon, the name of nine Israelites. Psalm 95:7 For he is our God; and we are the people of his pasture, and the sheep of his hand. The apparent incongruity between the archaic nominative, objective and genitive forms of this pronoun on the one hand and the modern possessive form on the other may be a signal that the linguistic drift of Yorkshire dialect is causing tha to fall into disuse; however, a measure of local pride in the dialect may be counteracting this. One verse per line Red Letter Cross References Footnotes Strongs Numbers Hide Verse Numbers Close. 2 Likes ; Re: Lovest Thou Me? 3 Therefore his sisters sent unto him, saying, Lord, behold, he whom thou lovest is sick. Great song and Very inspirational by the Signature Sound Quartet. Jesus saith unto him, Feed my sheep. The word thou / ð aʊ / is a second-person singular pronoun in English.It is now largely archaic, having been replaced in most contexts by you.It is used in parts of Northern England and in Scots (/ðu/). [23], In Latter-day Saint prayer tradition, the terms "thee" and "thou" are always and exclusively used to address God, as a mark of respect. [24], In many of the Quranic translations, particularly those compiled by the Ahmadiyya, the terms thou and thee are used. Story of A Soul, Chapter XI Just as a torrent sweeps along with it unto the depths of the sea whatsoever it encounters on its course, even so, my Jesus, does the soul which plunges into the boundless ocean of Thy Love draw after her all her treasures. … . Jesus saith unto him, Feed my sheep. Extra Small Small Medium Large Additional Settings . [45], Thoo has also been used in the Orcadian Scots dialect in place of the singular informal thou. [36] In The Empire Strikes Back, Darth Vader addresses the Emperor with the words: "What is thy bidding, my master?" John 18:17,25 Then saith the damsel that kept the door unto Peter, Art not thou also one of this man's disciples? Thou Rose of Sharon, Cedar of broad roots, Vine of sweet fruits, Thou Lily of the vale with fadeless leaf, Of thousands Chief, Feed Thou my feeble shoots. Psalm 88:5 Psalm 88 Psalm 88:7. It is now largely archaic, having been replaced in most contexts by you. VERSE: Psalm 27:4 “One thing have I desired of the LORD, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the LORD, and to enquire in his temple.” * * * O Worship the LORD in the Beauty of Holiness. 11 Now a certain man was sick, named Lazarus, of Bethany, the town of Mary and her sister Martha. Mere love for people will not enable us to be true to them; but love for Christ will give us a reflected love for others that will enable us to touch them for Him and to bless them as our direct touch never could. The Revised Standard Version of the Bible, which first appeared in 1946, retained the pronoun thou exclusively to address God, using you in other places. Lovest thou Me Magherafelt Free Presbyterian Sunday - AM. Feed My Lambs - Jesus by Kobojunkie: 3:56pm On Aug 18, 2020; CodeTemplar: Stop acting like a morón. Forgive, remit, and loose my sins, for Thou art gracious and lovest mankind; that I may rest in peace and sleep, though a prodigal, sinful and wretched, so that I may adore and praise and glorify Thy most honorable Name, together with the Father and His only-begotten Son, now and … (1999) Blackwell Publishing. He sometimes lacked wisdom, but never action. However, Samuel Johnson himself was born and raised not in the south of England, but in the West Midlands (specifically, Lichfield, Staffordshire), where the usage of thou persists until the present day (see below), so it is not surprising that he would consider it entirely ordinary and describe it as such. be IV.18) and eventually became standard, even in the south (e.g. Strengthen me Thou That better fruit be borne. Scripture Formatting × Scripture Formatting. [citation needed]. The word thou /ðaʊ/ is a second-person singular pronoun in English. From poimen; to tend as a shepherd of. Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, NT Gospels: John 21:16 He said to him again a second (Jhn Jo Jn). From philos; to be a friend to (an individual or an object), i.e. Peter was grieved because he said unto him the third time, Lovest thou me? Please reorganize this content to explain the subject's impact on popular culture, Middle English carol: He saith unto him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest that I love thee. John 21:17 - He saith unto him the third time, Simon, [son] of Jonas, lovest thou me? Lovest thou Me John 21 Sunday - AM Magherafelt Free Presbyterian. Jesus said, “If ye love me, keep my commandments” (John 14:15). In the 18th century, Samuel Johnson, in A Grammar of the English Tongue, wrote: "in the language of ceremony ... the second person plural is used for the second person singular", implying that thou was still in everyday familiar use for the second-person singular, while you could be used for the same grammatical person, but only for formal contexts. Feed my sheep. Verse 16. [25], In the English translations of the scripture of the Baháʼí Faith, the terms thou and thee are also used. Joh 21:15 Simon, [son] of Jonas, lovest thou me more than these? Some other variants are specific to certain areas. Lovest Thou Me? The word "thee" is also used in the song Upside Down "Respectfully, I say to thee / I'm aware that you're cheating".[44]. Summary: Does your love and commitment to God mirror His love and commitment to you? In Dutch, the equivalent of "thou", du, also became archaic and fell out of use and was replaced by the Dutch equivalent of "you", gij (later jij or u), just as it has in English, with the place of the informal plural taken by jullie (compare English y‘all). Lord, behold, he whom thou lovest is sick. So when they had dined, Jesus said to His Bride, "Church, children of the living God, lovest thou me more than these?" here using thou as a verb meaning to call (someone) "thou" or "thee". Peter was grieved because he said unto him the third time, Lovest [Phileo] thou me? Part Two: Ungodly Expectations 15 So when they had dined, Jesus saith to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me more than these? Lovest Thou Me, Feed My Sheep . GW. [20], Quakers formerly used thee as an ordinary pronoun; the stereotype has them saying thee for both nominative and accusative cases. John 21:15-17 So when they had dined, Jesus saith to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me more than these? Simon. Play! Verb - Present Indicative Active - 2nd Person Singular. Thou hast bought me, and bought me wholly: then, Lord, take me this morning, baptize me in the Spirit; let me now feel an entire affection to thy blessed person. | MP4 | RSS: Text-Featuring a sermon is a less expensive way to bring this sermon to the attention of thousands on the right bar with optional newsletter inclusion. Jesus asked him again, a second time, “Simon, son of John, do you love me?” Peter answered him, “Yes, Lord, you know that I love you.” Jesus told him, “Take care of my sheep.” GNT. For its influence also from the North, cf. Lord, master, sir; the Lord. The preterite indicative of be is generally thou wast. The Vatican and Paris MSS. Reasons commonly maintained by modern linguists as to the decline of thou in the 17th century include the increasing identification of you with "polite society" and the uncertainty of using thou for inferiors versus you for superiors (with you being the safer default) amidst the rise of a new middle class.[14]. Think about it for a minute. Thou hast bought me, and bought me wholly: then, Lord, take me this morning, baptize me in the Spirit, let me now feel an entire affection to thy blessed person. For other uses, see. [citation needed] The possessive is often written as thy in local dialect writings, but is pronounced as an unstressed tha, and the possessive form of tha has in modern usage almost exclusively followed other English dialects in becoming yours or the local[specify] word your'n (from your one):[citation needed]. And he shewed himself after this manner. [citation needed], Thou originates from Old English þū, and ultimately via Grimm's law from the Proto-Indo-European *tu, with the expected Germanic vowel lengthening in accented monosyllabic words with an open syllable. Pst W.F Kumuyi Message 2020, DCLM Daily Manna, Children Daily Devotional, RCCG Daily Devotional, MFM Daily Devotional, Inspiring Articles...Service to God and Humanity. The use of the word "thee" in the song "I Predict a Riot" by Leeds band Kaiser Chiefs ("Watching the people get lairy / is not very pretty, I tell thee") caused some comment[43] by people who were unaware that the word is still in use in the Yorkshire dialect. The anomalous development[according to whom?] And he said unto him, Lord, thou knowest all things; thou knowest that I love thee. Although uncommon in English, the usage did appear, such as at the trial of Sir Walter Raleigh in 1603, when Sir Edward Coke, prosecuting for the Crown, reportedly sought to insult Raleigh by saying. He saith unto him, Feed my lambs. Matthew 26:72 And again he denied with an oath, I do not know the man. For a long time, however, thou remained the most common form for addressing an inferior person. Rev. This system might seem fair humanly speaking as everyone has a say in how the country is run. But as the use of thou in non-dialect English began to decline in the 18th century,[18] its meaning nonetheless remained familiar from the widespread use of the latter translation. When the scripture says Paul planted, Apollos watered but God gave the increase maybe he was referring to Paul's cocoa yam plantation somewhere. At the close of the feast, the Lord turned to Peter with this question, one that he repeated twice. For example, in the following passage from Henry IV, Shakespeare has Falstaff use both forms with Henry. As the compare of duo; second. January 2021, at 03:36 Throughout rural Yorkshire, the labourer [ is ] worthy of his hand Hamlet! 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A cognate form of this pronoun exists in almost every other Indo-European language. Ye remains common in some parts of Ireland, but the examples just given vary regionally and are usually restricted to colloquial speech. He, she, it, they, them, same. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou. 1 Timothy 5:18 For the scripture saith, Thou shalt not muzzle the ox that treadeth out the corn. Early English translations of the Bible used the familiar singular form of the second person, which mirrors common usage trends in other languages. In French, tu was eventually considered either intimate or condescending (and to a stranger, potentially insulting), while the plural form vous was reserved and formal. Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative 1st Person Singular. 17 … [28] When referring to God, "thou" is often capitalized for clarity and reverence. • Marriage—“Live joyfully with the wife whom thou lovest all the days of the life of thy vanity, which he hath given thee under the sun, all the days of thy vanity: for that is thy portion in this life, and in thy labour which thou takest under the sun” (Eccl. [21] This was started at the beginning of the Quaker movement by George Fox, who called it "plain speaking", as an attempt to preserve the egalitarian familiarity associated with the pronoun. He saith unto him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest that I love thee. In rural North Lancashire between Lancaster and the North Yorkshire border tha is preserved in colloquial phrases such as "What would tha like for thi tea?" These variants are no longer in use. Similarly, the 1989 Revised English Bible dropped all forms of thou that had appeared in the earlier New English Bible (1970). Many dialects have compensated for the lack of a singular/plural distinction caused by the disappearance of thou and ye through the creation of new plural pronouns or pronominals, such as yinz, yous[5] and y'all or the colloquial you guys. Jesus Scriptures. This is Jesus’ third appearance to His disciples following His resurrection. Feed my lambs. Have affection for; specially, to kiss. In verse, the choice about whether to use the e often depended upon considerations of meter. [39] It also survives as a fossil word in the commonly-used phrase "holier-than-thou". read "little sheep" here, and in the following verse. Jesus saith unto him, a Feed my b sheep. May I have that love which conquers sin and purifies the soul—that love which can dare danger and encounter difficulties for thy sake. John Bull. The subjunctive forms are used when a statement is doubtful or contrary to fact; as such, they frequently occur after if and the poetic and. May 14, 2014 - Scripture of the Day - May 14, 2014 Psalm 136: 6 To him that stretched out the earth above the waters: for his mercy endureth for ever. I. Because thou has passed out of common use, its traditional forms are often confused by those imitating archaic speech. He used thou for the singular and ye for the plural regardless of the relative status of the speaker and the addressee. Psalm 100:3 Know ye that the LORD he is God: it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. Tyndale's usage was standard for the period and mirrored that found in the earlier Wycliffe's Bible and the later King James Bible. The word thou can occasionally be heard in films recorded in certain English dialect. John 21:4-19. This page was last edited on 22 January 2021, at 03:36. Since becoming obsolete in most dialects of spoken English, it has nevertheless been used by more recent writers to address exalted beings such as God,[33] a skylark,[34] Achilles,[35] and even The Mighty Thor. Originally, thou was simply the singular counterpart to the plural pronoun ye, derived from an ancient Indo-European root. The games are set in late medieval dark fantasy worlds. Jesus saith to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou Me more than these? Let the hands that bore our Savior bear it Into the awful presence of God; For thy feet with holiness are shod, And, if thou bearest it, he will hear it. Video! [22] Modern Quakers who choose to use this manner of "plain speaking" often use the "thee" form without any corresponding change in verb form, for example, is thee or was thee. Jesus saith unto her, "Feed my lambs." 49. From the Persian 3. Although Shakespeare is far from consistent in his writings, his characters primarily tend to use thou (rather than you) when addressing another who is a social subordinate, a close friend, or a hated wrongdoer.[16]. Initially using "you" in confusion on waking he then switches to a comfortable and intimate "thou". Peter was grieved because he said unto him the third time, Lovest thou me? Ro 2:29. Peter was grieved because he said unto him the third time, Lovest thou me? He saith unto Him, Yea, Lord; Thou knowest that I love Thee. Deut. Beginning in the 1300s thou was gradually replaced by the plural ye as the form of address for a superior person and later for an equal. Lovest thou me, lovest thou me, more than these? Typical examples of the standard present and past tense forms follow. This article is about the pronoun. What do you love most of all? Lovest Thou Me (More Than These?) (from Get Away Jordan) Words and Music by: William J. Gaither. Shoghi Effendi, the head of the religion in the first half of the 20th century, adopted a style that was somewhat removed from everyday discourse when translating the texts from their original Arabic or Persian to capture some of the poetic and metaphorical nature of the text in the original languages and to convey the idea that the text was to be considered holy.[26]. [42] Throughout rural Yorkshire, the old distinction between nominative and objective is preserved. To shepherd, tend, herd; hence: I rule, govern. When our Lord says, "Lovest thou me?" In some dialects, however, thou has persisted,[38] and in others thou is retained for poetic and/or literary use. 6 And he said unto them, Cast the net on the right side of the ship, and ye shall find. He saith unto him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest that I love thee. It is used in parts of Northern England and in Scots (/ðu/). Another might say, I LOVE GOOD HEALTH. By contrast, for most speakers of southern British English, thou had already fallen out of everyday use, even in familiar speech, by sometime around 1650. Of Hebrew origin; Joannes, the name of four Israelites. A primary particle of strong affirmation; yes. Does Your Love For Christ Place Him Above All Others? May I have that love which conquers sin and purifies the soul-that love which can dare danger and encounter difficulties for thy sake. O admirable Mother, present me to thy dear Son as His eternal slave, so that as He has redeemed me by thee, by thee He may receive me! Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative 2nd Person Singular, Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative Masculine 3rd Person Singular. Many European languages contain verbs meaning "to address with the informal pronoun", such as German duzen, the Norwegian noun dus refers to the practice of using this familiar form of address instead of the De/Dem/Deres formal forms in common use, French tutoyer, Spanish tutear, Swedish dua, Dutch jijen en jouen, Ukrainian тикати (tykaty), Russian тыкать (tykat'), Polish tykać, Romanian tutui, Hungarian tegezni, Finnish sinutella, etc. In Context Parallel Compare. View Study Resources . Modal verbs also have -(e)st added to their forms: In Proto-English[clarification needed], the second-person singular verb inflection was -es. Thou lovest truth, not shadows or images, but realities; thou lovest truth in the inward parts, inside truth, a true heart, a pure conscience: he is a Christian who is one inwardly. Scripture Memory: Communion with God. ... the Lord said to me, Thou art my Son, to-day have I begotten thee. Verb forms used after thou generally end in -est (pronounced /-ᵻst/) or -st in the indicative mood in both the present and the past tenses. It is used occasionally, but much less frequently, in the 1963 film This Sporting Life. From kuros; supreme in authority, i.e. In Ken Loach's films Kes, The Price of Coal and Looks and Smiles, the word is used frequently in the dialogue. This is the usage in the first and second questions put by our Lord; but in the third our Lord uses Simon's word. Feed my sheep.- `John 21:15-17 (KJV)-{DM} Mark Ward. Denomination: Baptist. LOVEST THOU ME? 5 Then Jesus saith unto them, Children, have ye any meat? How about in John 21:15-17, Jesus’ famous conversation with Peter? Jesus begins by questioning Peter about His love for Him, and each time Peter answers in the affirmative, Jesus follows up with the command for Peter to feed His sheep. John 21 v 15 - 19 So when they had dined, Jesus saith to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me more than these? Thou is the nominative form; the oblique/objective form is thee (functioning as both accusative and dative), the possessive is thy (adjective) or thine (as an adjective before a vowel or as a pronoun) and the reflexive is thyself. Resource > Expositions Of Holy Scripture (Maclaren) > St. John 15-21 > Lovest Thou Me?' You is now the standard English second-person pronoun and encompasses both the singular and plural senses. - He saith to him again the second time, Simon, son of Jonas (John), lovest thou me?Here our Lord omits, as Peter had done, the "more than these," but he again, with perhaps deeper meaning, uses the word ἀγαπᾶς.Dost thou render me even more in one sense, though less in … Jesus saith unto him, Feed my sheep. Top Text Author Text Info Notes Tune Timeline Arrangements Media Page Scans Instances 'Tis a point I long to know Author: John Newton Published in 274 hymnals Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer Audio files: MIDI. Font Size. He saith unto him, Tend my sheep. So that according to the temper of our spirits, under sickness, accordingly it is to us a blessing or a curse. These forms are used for both strong and weak verbs. Yes, certainly, even so. This is most readily observed in German: liebes du → liebstu → liebst du (lovest thou).[7]. But the priests of Moloch said to me: "If thou lovest this maiden, go in and worship our gods, the great god Raphan and the god called Moloch." And, The labourer [is] worthy of his reward. Lovest Thou Me More than These? Lovest Thou Me More Than These. [19], The 1662 Book of Common Prayer, which is still the authorized form of worship in the Church of England, also uses the word thou to refer to the singular second person. I therefore was in fear of the glory of God, and did not follow to worship. Extra Small Small Medium Large Additional Settings . Of Hebrew origin; Simon, the name of nine Israelites. Psalm 95:7 For he is our God; and we are the people of his pasture, and the sheep of his hand. The apparent incongruity between the archaic nominative, objective and genitive forms of this pronoun on the one hand and the modern possessive form on the other may be a signal that the linguistic drift of Yorkshire dialect is causing tha to fall into disuse; however, a measure of local pride in the dialect may be counteracting this. One verse per line Red Letter Cross References Footnotes Strongs Numbers Hide Verse Numbers Close. 2 Likes ; Re: Lovest Thou Me? 3 Therefore his sisters sent unto him, saying, Lord, behold, he whom thou lovest is sick. Great song and Very inspirational by the Signature Sound Quartet. Jesus saith unto him, Feed my sheep. The word thou / ð aʊ / is a second-person singular pronoun in English.It is now largely archaic, having been replaced in most contexts by you.It is used in parts of Northern England and in Scots (/ðu/). [23], In Latter-day Saint prayer tradition, the terms "thee" and "thou" are always and exclusively used to address God, as a mark of respect. [24], In many of the Quranic translations, particularly those compiled by the Ahmadiyya, the terms thou and thee are used. Story of A Soul, Chapter XI Just as a torrent sweeps along with it unto the depths of the sea whatsoever it encounters on its course, even so, my Jesus, does the soul which plunges into the boundless ocean of Thy Love draw after her all her treasures. … . Jesus saith unto him, Feed my sheep. Extra Small Small Medium Large Additional Settings . [45], Thoo has also been used in the Orcadian Scots dialect in place of the singular informal thou. [36] In The Empire Strikes Back, Darth Vader addresses the Emperor with the words: "What is thy bidding, my master?" John 18:17,25 Then saith the damsel that kept the door unto Peter, Art not thou also one of this man's disciples? Thou Rose of Sharon, Cedar of broad roots, Vine of sweet fruits, Thou Lily of the vale with fadeless leaf, Of thousands Chief, Feed Thou my feeble shoots. Psalm 88:5 Psalm 88 Psalm 88:7. It is now largely archaic, having been replaced in most contexts by you. VERSE: Psalm 27:4 “One thing have I desired of the LORD, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the LORD, and to enquire in his temple.” * * * O Worship the LORD in the Beauty of Holiness. 11 Now a certain man was sick, named Lazarus, of Bethany, the town of Mary and her sister Martha. Mere love for people will not enable us to be true to them; but love for Christ will give us a reflected love for others that will enable us to touch them for Him and to bless them as our direct touch never could. The Revised Standard Version of the Bible, which first appeared in 1946, retained the pronoun thou exclusively to address God, using you in other places. Lovest thou Me Magherafelt Free Presbyterian Sunday - AM. Feed My Lambs - Jesus by Kobojunkie: 3:56pm On Aug 18, 2020; CodeTemplar: Stop acting like a morón. Forgive, remit, and loose my sins, for Thou art gracious and lovest mankind; that I may rest in peace and sleep, though a prodigal, sinful and wretched, so that I may adore and praise and glorify Thy most honorable Name, together with the Father and His only-begotten Son, now and … (1999) Blackwell Publishing. He sometimes lacked wisdom, but never action. However, Samuel Johnson himself was born and raised not in the south of England, but in the West Midlands (specifically, Lichfield, Staffordshire), where the usage of thou persists until the present day (see below), so it is not surprising that he would consider it entirely ordinary and describe it as such. be IV.18) and eventually became standard, even in the south (e.g. Strengthen me Thou That better fruit be borne. Scripture Formatting × Scripture Formatting. [citation needed]. The word thou /ðaʊ/ is a second-person singular pronoun in English. From poimen; to tend as a shepherd of. Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, NT Gospels: John 21:16 He said to him again a second (Jhn Jo Jn). From philos; to be a friend to (an individual or an object), i.e. Peter was grieved because he said unto him the third time, Lovest thou me? Please reorganize this content to explain the subject's impact on popular culture, Middle English carol: He saith unto him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest that I love thee. John 21:17 - He saith unto him the third time, Simon, [son] of Jonas, lovest thou me? Lovest thou Me John 21 Sunday - AM Magherafelt Free Presbyterian. Jesus said, “If ye love me, keep my commandments” (John 14:15). In the 18th century, Samuel Johnson, in A Grammar of the English Tongue, wrote: "in the language of ceremony ... the second person plural is used for the second person singular", implying that thou was still in everyday familiar use for the second-person singular, while you could be used for the same grammatical person, but only for formal contexts. Feed my sheep. Verse 16. [25], In the English translations of the scripture of the Baháʼí Faith, the terms thou and thee are also used. Joh 21:15 Simon, [son] of Jonas, lovest thou me more than these? Some other variants are specific to certain areas. Lovest Thou Me? The word "thee" is also used in the song Upside Down "Respectfully, I say to thee / I'm aware that you're cheating".[44]. Summary: Does your love and commitment to God mirror His love and commitment to you? In Dutch, the equivalent of "thou", du, also became archaic and fell out of use and was replaced by the Dutch equivalent of "you", gij (later jij or u), just as it has in English, with the place of the informal plural taken by jullie (compare English y‘all). Lord, behold, he whom thou lovest is sick. So when they had dined, Jesus said to His Bride, "Church, children of the living God, lovest thou me more than these?" here using thou as a verb meaning to call (someone) "thou" or "thee". Peter was grieved because he said unto him the third time, Lovest [Phileo] thou me? Part Two: Ungodly Expectations 15 So when they had dined, Jesus saith to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me more than these? Lovest Thou Me, Feed My Sheep . GW. [20], Quakers formerly used thee as an ordinary pronoun; the stereotype has them saying thee for both nominative and accusative cases. John 21:15-17 So when they had dined, Jesus saith to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me more than these? Simon. Play! Verb - Present Indicative Active - 2nd Person Singular. Thou hast bought me, and bought me wholly: then, Lord, take me this morning, baptize me in the Spirit; let me now feel an entire affection to thy blessed person. | MP4 | RSS: Text-Featuring a sermon is a less expensive way to bring this sermon to the attention of thousands on the right bar with optional newsletter inclusion. Jesus asked him again, a second time, “Simon, son of John, do you love me?” Peter answered him, “Yes, Lord, you know that I love you.” Jesus told him, “Take care of my sheep.” GNT. For its influence also from the North, cf. Lord, master, sir; the Lord. The preterite indicative of be is generally thou wast. The Vatican and Paris MSS. Reasons commonly maintained by modern linguists as to the decline of thou in the 17th century include the increasing identification of you with "polite society" and the uncertainty of using thou for inferiors versus you for superiors (with you being the safer default) amidst the rise of a new middle class.[14]. Think about it for a minute. Thou hast bought me, and bought me wholly: then, Lord, take me this morning, baptize me in the Spirit, let me now feel an entire affection to thy blessed person. For other uses, see. [citation needed] The possessive is often written as thy in local dialect writings, but is pronounced as an unstressed tha, and the possessive form of tha has in modern usage almost exclusively followed other English dialects in becoming yours or the local[specify] word your'n (from your one):[citation needed]. And he shewed himself after this manner. [citation needed], Thou originates from Old English þū, and ultimately via Grimm's law from the Proto-Indo-European *tu, with the expected Germanic vowel lengthening in accented monosyllabic words with an open syllable. Pst W.F Kumuyi Message 2020, DCLM Daily Manna, Children Daily Devotional, RCCG Daily Devotional, MFM Daily Devotional, Inspiring Articles...Service to God and Humanity. The use of the word "thee" in the song "I Predict a Riot" by Leeds band Kaiser Chiefs ("Watching the people get lairy / is not very pretty, I tell thee") caused some comment[43] by people who were unaware that the word is still in use in the Yorkshire dialect. The anomalous development[according to whom?] And he said unto him, Lord, thou knowest all things; thou knowest that I love thee. Although uncommon in English, the usage did appear, such as at the trial of Sir Walter Raleigh in 1603, when Sir Edward Coke, prosecuting for the Crown, reportedly sought to insult Raleigh by saying. 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