Origin of unto
Examples from the Web for unto
His books include Render unto Rome and a novel about Louisiana politics, Last of the Red Hot Poppas.
It was the most common and concrete opportunity to do unto others as you would wish to have done unto you.Pope Bids Refugees to EU ‘Bienvenido’; Europe Says ‘Non’|Candida Moss|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
AS-SALAAMU ALAIKUM,” this one read, translating to, “Peace be unto you.The Muslim Convert Behind America’s First Workplace Beheading|Michael Daly|September 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Cursed be Canaan; A servant of servants shall he be unto his brethren.
And they went in unto Noah into the ark, two and two of all flesh, wherein is the breath of life.
He delivered all the offerings of the children of Israel unto them.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
She was always lecturing me to be even half as good as my father—peace be unto him!Jewish Children|Sholem Naumovich Rabinovich
And the angel answered, 'Fear not; a messenger am I unto thee, as thou wilt soon perceive.
We are not told, "Inasmuch as you have done it to your own families you have done it unto me."The home|Charlotte Perkins Gilman
But after he said, ‘Well, you are in Exeter, but say not unto any that I told it you.’Robin Tremayne|Emily Sarah Holt
Word Origin for unto
mid-13c., perhaps a modification of until, with southern to in place of northern equivalent till. Or perhaps a native formation on the model of until from Old English *und- "up to," cognate of the first element in until. Since 18c., chiefly in dignified, archaic, or Biblical styles.
see do unto others; law unto oneself.