Careful Words

given (n.)

given (v.)

given (adj.)

  Unto every one that hath shall be given, and he shall have abundance; but from him that hath not shall be taken away even that which he hath.

New Testament: Matthew xxv. 29.

  Judas had given them the slip.

Mathew Henry (1662-1714): Commentaries. Matthew xxii.

  Given to hospitality.

New Testament: Romans xii. 13.

Love sought is good, but given unsought is better.

William Shakespeare (1564-1616): Twelfth Night. Act iii. Sc. 1.

  Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.

New Testament: Matthew vii. 7.