As verbs the difference between knelt and kneeling
is that knelt
) while kneeling
As a noun kneeling is
the act by which someone kneels.
* , chapter=5
The Mirror and the Lamp
, passage=Then everybody once more knelt , and soon the blessing was pronounced. The choir and the clergy trooped out slowly, […], down the nave to the western door. […] At a seemingly immense distance the surpliced group stopped to say the last prayer.}}
The act by which someone kneels.
* 2003 , Marcella Althaus-Reid, The queer God (page 11)
- A whole symbolic sexual order is obviously manifested in kneelings as positions of subordination