Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)
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Forgive (Page: 586)
For*give" (?), v. t.
To them that list the world's gay shows I leave, And to great ones such folly do forgive. Spenser.
And their sins should be forgiven them. Mark iv. 12.
He forgive injures so readily that he might be said to invite them. Macaulay.
Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do. Luke xxiii. 34.
I as free forgive you, as I would be fforgiven. Shak.&hand; Sometimes both the person and the offense follow as objects of the verb, sometimes one and sometimes the other being the indirect object. Forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors." Matt. vi. 12. Be of good cheer; thy sins be forgiven thee." Matt. ix. 2.