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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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Dictionary of Words from the King James Bible. Public Domain. Copy freely.
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The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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Entry for 'Afflict'. King James Dictionary.

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