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King James Dictionary

Cease

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CEASE,

1. To stop moving, acting or speaking to leave of to give over followed by from before a noun.

It is an honor for a man to cease from strife. Proverbs 20 .

2. To fail to be wanting.

The poor shall never cease out of the land. Deuteronomy 15 .

3. To stop to be at an end as, the wonder ceases the storm has ceased.
4. To be forgotten.

I would make the remembrance of them to cease. Deuteronomy 32 .

5. To abstain as, cease from anger. Psalms 37 .

To cease from labor, is to rest to cease from strife, is to be quiet but in such phrases, the sense of cease is not varied.

CEASE, To put a stop to to put an end to. Cease this impious rage. But in this use the phrase is generally elliptical,

CEASE, n. Extinction.

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