‘maintenance’ ….. mentioned in the Holy Bible (KJV)


Maintenance

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I am no preacher, but, am a prime sinner and living in this world in HIS mercy. For a sinner like me too, when I read “The Holy Bible” KJV,  the following verses were given in the context of “maintenance”.

Ezra 4:14 Now because we have maintenance from the king’s palace,
and it was not meet for us to see the king’s dishonour,
therefore have we sent and certified the king;

Proverbs 27:27 And thou shalt have goats’ milk enough for thy food,
for the food of thy household,
and for the maintenance for thy maidens.

WordWeb meaning for “maintenance”

Noun: maintenance  meyn-tu-nun(t)s

  1. Activity involved in maintaining something in good working order
    “he wrote the manual on car maintenance”;
    care, upkeep
  2. Means of supporting a family or group
  3. Court-ordered support paid by one spouse to another after they are separated
    alimony
  4. The act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence
    “they were in want of maintenance”;
    sustenance, sustentation, sustainment, upkeep
  5. (law) the unauthorized interference in a legal action by a person having no interest in it (as by helping one party with money or otherwise to continuethe action) so as to obstruct justice or promote unnecessary litigation or unsettle the peace of the community
    unlike champerty, criminal maintenance does not necessarily involve personal profit“;
    criminal maintenance

Derived forms: maintenances

Type of: actus reus, bread and butter, fix, fixing, fixture, keep, livelihood, living, mend, mending, misconduct, repair, reparation, support, support payment, sustenance, wrongdoing, wrongful conduct

Encyclopedia: Maintenance, repair, and operations

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About David Mathi Raj
I am engaged in the computer field since 1977, particularly in Documentation, Desktop Publishing & Training field since 1986. The design work provides me creative satisfaction and motivates me to look for more challenging activities. I have a taste for Technical Writing. Presently, I am a Freelancer. My SME (Subject-Matter Expert) is "The Holy Bible (KJV)" and publishing the "Subject" from the Holy Bible only. I use CorelDraw X5 & X6 to create my flyers. I emphasize, that, I am no preacher, I am nothing special, but, an average man. Personally, I am from the bottom of the society, Tamil speaking 'Adhi-Dravida' community in Tamil Nadu, India. Father was Head-master of a municipal Higher Secondary School, passed at the age of 50 (05/05/1922 – 03/07/1972). Mother was a Teacher in a Municipal Higher Secondary School, passed after her retirement (08/04/1927 – 17/12/1993). Now I am living in New Delhi, India.

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