whom the Lord sets up, one of those “which came with Zerubbabel” (Ezra 2:13). His “children,” or retainers, to the number of 666, came up to Jerusalem (8:13).
Yet are there those among them who shame not such high descent, and of such shall be the daughter of Isaac the son of adonikam!
Ivanhoe Walter Scott
Classical Mythology. a youth slain by a wild boar but permitted by Zeus to pass four months every year in the lower world with Persephone, four with Aphrodite, and four wherever he chose. a very handsome young man. Contemporary Examples The latest Adonis cast in the part is 31-year-old model-turned-actor Jamie Dornan. Meet Jamie Dornan: […]
Classical Mythology. a youth slain by a wild boar but permitted by Zeus to pass four months every year in the lower world with Persephone, four with Aphrodite, and four wherever he chose. a very handsome young man. Historical Examples At least some of the delphiniums, papavers and adonises germinate very imperfectly, if at all, […]
to choose or take as one’s own; make one’s own by selection or assent: to adopt a nickname. to take and rear (the child of other parents) as one’s own child, specifically by a formal legal act. to take or receive into any kind of new relationship: to adopt a person as a protégé. to […]
capable of being ; suitable or eligible for : an adoptable child; a resolution found to be adoptable. a child who is considered suitable for : fewer adoptables than in previous years. Contemporary Examples Rescue groups and individuals have come forward stating that the animals they gave PETA were healthy and adoptable. PETA Gone Wild: […]