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SA'YING, participle present tense Uttering in articulate sounds or words; speaking; telling; relating; reciting.

SA'YING, noun

1. An expression; a sentence uttered; a declaration.

Moses fled at this saying Acts 7:26.

Cicero treasured up the sayings of Scaevola.

2. A proverbial expression. Many are the sayings of the wise.