deliver (someone) from (someone or something)

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deliver (someone) from (someone or something)

To rescue someone from someone or something. Ugh, nothing will deliver us from all the extra work we've inherited since Jane retired.
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deliver someone from someone or something

to save or rescue someone from someone or something. The hero delivered the children from a fiery death. Thank you for delivering me from a very boring meeting by calling me to the telephone.
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Her application to a sober life and industrious management at last in Virginia, with her transported spouse, is a story fruitful of instruction to all the unfortunate creatures who are obliged to seek their re-establishment abroad, whether by the misery of transportation or other disaster; letting them know that diligence and application have their due encouragement, even in the remotest parts of the world, and that no case can be so low, so despicable, or so empty of prospect, but that an unwearied industry will go a great way to deliver us from it, will in time raise the meanest creature to appear again the world, and give him a new case for his life.
We crossed woods never crossed, I believe, by any before: the darkness of the night and the thickness of the shade spread a kind of horror round us; our gloomy journey was still more incommoded by the brambles and thorns, which tore our hands; amidst all these difficulties I applied myself to the Almighty, praying him to preserve us from those dangers which we endeavoured to avoid, and to deliver us from those to which our flight exposed us.
If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of thine hand, O king.
gasped the elder; 'may the Lord deliver us from evil
However, the couple were better known for massacre movies in the '90s including 'The Vizconde Massacre: God Help Us' (1993) and 'The Myrna Diones Story (Lord, Have Mercy)' (1993) starring Kris Aquino, 'The Untold Story: Vizconde Massacre II: May The Lord Be With Us' (1994), 'Lipa Massacre: Lord, Deliver Us From Evil' (1994), 'Antipolo Massacre (Jesus Save Us
TWO Tartan Army footsoldiers go down on their knees on a Tbilisi street and ask almighty Gord to deliver us from years of failure.
Based on the book Beware The Night by retired NYPD police officer Ralph Sarchie, Deliver Us From Evil is a supernatural horror that proves increasingly hard to swallow.
DELIVER US FROM EVIL (15) DETECTIVE Ralph Sarchie (Eric Bana) patrols his south Bronx beat with thrill-seeking partner Butler (Joel McHale).
But ultimately He came as a perfect Saviour, dying upon a Roman cross, to deliver us from the judgment we deserve because of our sinful, disobedient nature.
And lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil.
May God deliver us from the illusion that military might is the answer to every problem.
Defrocked pervert Oliver O'Grady was the subject of a a documentary called Deliver Us From Evil in which he bragged about his sexual abuse of children.
The Harrisong family from Klise's previous novel, Deliver Us From Normal, returns with another wild adventure.
Kate Klise's Deliver Us From Normal (0439523222, $16.
Hardwick, a successful screenwriter and producer of the films The Brothers and Deliver Us From Eva, brings us a well-developed, well-paced story.