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Definition of "strangers" []

  • Plural form of stranger. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "strangers" in a sentence
  • "Since _rich_ strangers did not become servants to the Israelites, we infer that those who _did_, became such not because they were _strangers_, but because they were _poor_, -- not because, on account of their being heathen, they were _compelled by force_ to become servants, but because, on account of their _poverty_, they _chose_ to become servants to better their condition."
  • "Abraham, in entertaining three strangers, is said to have "entertained angels unawares;" Lot received two angels into his house, who appeared as strangers in the streets of Sodom: Job affirms of himself, "The stranger did not lodge in the street; I opened my doors to the traveller;" a good widow, in the apostolic age, is described as washing the saints 'feet, relieving the afflicted, and _lodging strangers_; and Gaius is represented as receiving Christian ministers into his house as his own children."
  • "And when you're a little girl, "strangers" is an all-encompassing word that can mean everything from "someone on the street" to "the neighbor" to "that guy at the bus stop" and God-knows-what inbetween."