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Comely

The Bible

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Dictionaries:

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

Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Comely

COMELY, adjective

1. Properly, becoming; suitable: whence, handsome; graceful. Applied to person or form, it denotes symmetry or due proportion, but it expresses less than beautiful or elegant.

I have seen a son of Jesse ... comely person. 1 Samuel 16:18.

I will not conceal his comely proportion. Job 41:12.

2. Decent; suitable; proper; becoming; suited to time, place, circumstances or persons.

Praise is comely for the upright. Psalms 33:1.

It is comely that a woman pray to God uncovered? 1 Corinthians 11:13.

O what a world is this, when what is comely envenoms him that bears it.

COMELY, adverb Handsomely; gracefully.