To bring great harm or suffering to
and they shall afflict them 400 years ").
He attributes all the evils that afflict society to the pressure of competition, whereby the weaker are driven to the wall.
7-11, include a special injunction of strict abstinence (" ye shall afflict your souls " 5) from evening to evening.
The Cyamidae afflict the giant whale by nibbling away its skin; the Chelura terebrans is destructive to submerged timber.
14 (13), to the effect that a vow made by a woman " to afflict the soul " may in certain circumstances be cancelled by her husband.