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Dunghill

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • 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:

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Dunghill

To sit on a, was a sign of the deepest dejection (1 Samuel 2:8; Psalms 113:7; Lamentations 4:5).


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Dunghill

DUNGHILL, noun

1. A heap of dung.

2. A mean or vile abode.

3. Any mean situation or condition.

He lifteth the beggar from the dunghill 1 Samuel 2:8.

4. A term of reproach for a man meanly born. [Not used.]

DUNGHILL, adjective Sprung from the dunghill; mean; low; base; vile.