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Ease

The Bible

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  • 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
Ease

EASE, noun s as z. [Latin otium.]

1. Rest; an undisturbed state. Applied to the body, freedom from pain, disturbance, excitement or annoyance. He sits at his ease He takes his ease

2. Applied to the mind, a quiet state; tranquillity; freedom from pain, concern, anxiety, solicitude, or any thing that frets or ruffles the mind.

His soul shall dwell at ease Psalms 25:13.

Wo to them that are at ease in Zion. Amos 6:1.

3. Rest from labor.

4. Facility; freedom from difficulty or great labor. One man will perform this service with ease This author writes with ease

5. Freedom from stiffness, harshness, forced expressions, or unnatural arrangement; as the ease of style.

6. Freedom from constraint or formality; unaffectedness; as ease of behavior.

At ease in an undisturbed state; free from pain or anxiety.

EASE

, verb transitive To free from pain or any disquiet or annoyance, as the body; to relieve; to give rest to; as, the medicine has eased the patient.

1. To free from anxiety, care or disturbance, as the mind; as, the late news has eased my mind.

2. To remove a burden from, either of body or mind; to relieve; with of. ease me of this load; ease them of their burdens.

3. To mitigate; to alleviate; to assuage; to abate or remove in part any burden, pain, grief, anxiety or disturbance.

EASE thou somewhat the grievous servitude of thy father. 2 Chronicles 10:4.

4. To quiet; to allay; to destroy; as, to ease pain.

To ease off or ease away, in seamen's language, is to slacken a rope gradually.

To ease a ship, is to put the helm hard alee, to prevent her pitching, when close hauled.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Easeful

E'ASEFUL, adjective Quiet; peaceful; fit for rest.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Easefully

E'ASEFULLY, adverb With ease or quiet.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Easel

E'ASEL, noun The frame on which painters place their canvas.

Easel-pieces, among painters, are the smaller pieces, either portraits or landscapes, which are painted on the easel as distinguished from those which are drawn on walls, ceilings, etc.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Easement

E'ASEMENT, noun Convenience; accommodation; that which gives ease, relief or assistance.

He has the advantage of a free lodging, and some other easements.

In law, any privilege or convenience which one man has of another, either by prescription or charter, without profit; as a way through his land, etc.