Kneel v. i. [imp. & p. p. Knelt or Kneeled (nēld); p. pr. & vb. n. Kneeling.] To bend the knee; to fall or rest on the knees; -- sometimes with down.
And he kneeled down, and cried with a loud voice, Lord, lay not this sin to their charge. --Acts vii. 60.
As soon as you are dressed, kneel and say the Lord's Prayer. --Jer. Taylor.