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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:


Easton's Bible Dictionary

The Christians in Palestine, from various causes, suffered from poverty. Paul awakened an interest in them among the Gentile churches, and made pecuniary collections in their behalf (Acts 24:17; Romans 15:25, 26; 1 Corinthians 16:1-3; 2 Corinthians 8:9; Galatians 2:10).

Naves Topical Index

Of money, for the poor.
Alms; Beneficence; Giving; Liberality

Webster's 1828 Dictionary


1. The act of gathering, or assembling.

2. The body formed by gathering; an assemblage, or assembly; a crowd; as a collection of men.

3. A contribution; a sum collected for a charitable purpose.

Now concerning the collection for the saints. 1 Corinthians 16:1.

4. A gathering, as of matter in an abscess.

5. The act of deducing consequences; reasoning; inference.

6. A corollary; a consectary; a deduction from premises; consequence.

7. A book compiled from other books, by the putting together of parts; a compilation; as a collection of essays or sermons.