tī vata

tī vata. Cease; always (with a negative).

Kāre rava ‘aia i tī vata i te rave i te kino.
He never ceased from doing evil;

Nō tā rātou tī vata kore i te pati, nō reira kua aro‘a ‘aia ia rātou.
Because they were always asking him for it, he gave it to them;

te tangata tei kore i tī vata i te mataku i te Atua,
the man who continually fears God.

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