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AFFLICT', L. affligo, afflicto, of ad and figo, to strike eng. flog Gr. to strike , L. plaga, a stroke. Hence, eng. flail, g being suppressed L. flagellum. See Flog.

1. To give to the body or mind pain which is continued or of some permanence to grieve, or distress as, one is afflicted with the gout, or with melancholy, or with losses and misfortunes.

They affect thy heritage, O Lord. Psalms 95 .

2. To trouble to harass to distress.
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Entry for 'Afflict'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​kjd/​a/afflict.html.
 
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