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Example sentences for "graven"

Lexicographically close words:
graveled; gravelled; gravelly; gravels; gravely; graver; gravers; graves; graveside; gravest
  1. The earliest records in this character are graven on the unburned bricks of pyramidal-shaped temples, which a little before the time of Abraham began to be built by a nation composed of mixed Shemite, Cushite, and Scythian (i.

  2. The cuneiform or arrow-shaped character used by the ancient Chaldeans, Assyrians, Babylonians, and Persians, is supposed to owe its peculiar form to the material on which it was habitually graven by those who employed it.

  3. I doubt if there has been a more faithful reader of these graven stones than myself for many a long day.

  4. But not beneath a graven stone, To plead for tears with alien eyes; A slender cross of wood alone Shall say, that here a maiden lies In peace beneath the peaceful skies.

  5. Are we more neighbors of the living God Than they who gathered manna every morn, Reaping where none had sown, and heard the voice Of him who met the Highest in the mount, And brought them tables, graven with His hand?

  6. The keel ploughs ten thousand leagues of ocean and leaves no trace of its deep-graven furrows.

  7. As the beauty of design, and the skill of execution, grew more and more manifest to his delighted eyes, Mr. Penniloe was troubled with no misgivings as to "graven images.

  8. Well, I have prepared myself a rock-hewn tomb at Tyre, and do not wish that my graven sarcophagus of best Egyptian alabaster should be wasted, or sold to some upstart for a song.

  9. The Jews were under a divine prohibition not to make an idolatrous graven image or likeness of any aquatic animals.

  10. On the front of the famous temple of Apollo, at Delphos, was graven the Greek word (which signifies thou art, being the second person singular of the verb .

  11. Wherefore, behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will do judgment upon her graven images: and through all her land the wounded shall groan.

  12. A drought is upon her waters; and they shall be dried up: for it is the land of graven images, and they are mad upon their idols.

  13. Every man is brutish by his knowledge; every founder is confounded by the graven image: for his molten image is falsehood, and there is no breath in them.

  14. Therefore, behold, the days come, that I will do judgment upon the graven images of Babylon: and her whole land shall be confounded, and all her slain shall fall in the midst of her.

  15. Every man is brutish in his knowledge: every founder is confounded by the graven image: for his molten image is falsehood, and there is no breath in them.

  16. Why have they provoked me to anger with their graven images, and with strange vanities?

  17. His dark and furrowed countenance, seamed with innumerable wrinkles, resembled that of a graven image.

  18. The divine Scriptures, however, blame those who show reverence to graven images, but also those who sacrifice to demons.

  19. And so the graven images of the Greeks, since they were the images of demon deities, were rejected and forbidden.

  20. Among these witnesses as they defiled before the tribunal Fandor recognised some whose faces were graven on his memory during his brief sojourn in the Saint Benoit barracks.

  21. He recognised under the barrister's gown someone whose features were deeply graven on his memory, though he had not met him but once.

  22. He had seen this enigmatic and formidable being under circumstances so tragic, on occasions so phenomenal, that this being's outline was graven on his memory for ever!

  23. Graven on the face of the jewel was the symbol of the rosy walls of the Moon Chamber that had opened to us their two portals.

  24. He led us, not through the entrance, but into a sloping passage ending in a blind wall; touched a symbol graven there, and it opened, precisely as had the rosy barrier of the Moon Pool Chamber.

  25. It was as though we were within a diamond egg whose graven angles had been turned inward.

  26. All question as to its being really the long-sought nut Crackatook was dispelled when the Court Astronomer carefully scraped away the gilding, and found the word "Crackatook" graven on the shell in Chinese characters.

  27. The terror, the trouble, the anxiety of that stormy time,[1] could not pass over us without leaving bleeding scars graven on our hearts.

  28. Yet in spite of his thick lips and protruding chin, his face had a certain thoughtful quality, and not even that deeply graven scowl could hide the dog-like faithfulness of his dark eyes.

  29. Forasmuch then as we are the offspring of God, we ought not to think that the Godhead is like unto gold, or silver, or stone, graven by art and man's device.

  30. When all other names carved on the world's records have become unreadable, like forgotten inscriptions on decaying grave-stones, His shall endure for ever, deep graven on the fleshly tables of the heart.

  31. These latter are innumerable, and whatever may be their position in the minds of Romanists in other lands, in South America they are distinct and separate gods, and their graven image, picture or carving is worshipped as such.

  32. They heard with grief and impatience the name of 'idolaters,' the incessant charge of the Jews and Mahometans, who derived from the Law and the Koran an immortal hatred to graven images and all the relative worship.

  33. My glory will I not give to another, neither my praise to graven images.

  34. Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth.

  35. Near the mouth of this little stream rises a bold, precipitous bluff, and upon its smooth face, at an elevation seemingly unattainable by human art, is graven the figure of an enormous bird with extended pinions.

  36. The roses crept around the slab and hid The graven name -- and still we sometimes cull Her sweet, white roses, and we place them on Our Chapel-Altar.

  37. I will tell it day by day, as we lived it, as it is graven in my memory, and as it is graven in your memory and in your flesh, my friend Leglise.

  38. II Strange facts crowd into memory as one contemplates those graven footprints,--footprints giant-seeming, yet less so than the human personality of which they remain the symbol.

  39. They actually displaced Jehovah by an image graven by art and man's device!

  40. Are we in danger of bowing down to a graven image?

  41. They turned their backs upon Him, and gave themselves up to the worship of false gods; "they provoked Him to anger with their high places, and moved Him to jealousy with their graven images.

  42. It is quite possible to be guilty of the sin of idolatry without bowing down before a graven image; wherefore it behooves us to weigh well the words of warning which fell from the lips of Israel's venerable lawgiver.

  43. Wonderfully suggestive and full of inferential deductions are those monuments; volumes of history and romance are linked with them; the most controlling influences in making our nation what it is is graven in their crude orthographies.

  44. Their written history is graven in no uncertain colors on the valley which still bears their name, as well as on northeastern New York, marred though it may be by claims to pre-historical supremacy which cannot be maintained.

  45. The most aged, with a knee on the ground, reads these words graven upon the stone: Et in Arcadia ego, and I also lived in Arcadia.

  46. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "graven" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.
    Other words:
    confirmed; cut; embossed; enchased; engraved; established; etched; furrowed; graven; grooved; implanted; impressed; imprinted; incised; infixed; ingrained; inscribed; inveterate; marked; modeled; molded; printed; rooted; sculptured; settled; stamped; tooled; vested

    Some related collocations, pairs and triplets of words:
    graven image; graven thing