- 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
- H2580 Used 2 times
- H2587 Used 13 times
- H2589 Used 1 time
- H2603 Used 13 times
- G5485 Used 1 time
- G5543 Used 1 time
GRA'CIOUS, adjective [Latin gratiosus.]
1. Favorable; kind; friendly; as, the envoy met with a gracious reception.
2. Favorable; kind; benevolent; merciful; disposed to forgive offenses and impart unmerited blessings.
Thou are a God ready to pardon, gracious and
merciful. Nehemiah 9:17.
3. Favorable; expressing kindness and favor.
All bore him witness, and wondered at the gracious words which proceeded from his mouth. Luke 4:22.
4. Proceeding from divine grace; as a person in a gracious state.
5. Acceptable; favored.
He made us gracious before the kings of Persia. [Little used.] 1 Esdras.
6. Renewed or implanted by grace; as gracious affections.
7. Virtuous; good.
8. Excellent; graceful; becoming.
GRA'CIOUSLY, adverb Kindly; favorably; in a friendly manner; with kind condescension.
His testimony he graciously confirmed.
1. In a pleasing manner.
GRA'CIOUSNESS, noun Kind condescension.
1. Possession of graces or good qualities.
2. Pleasing manner.
CRACK'LE, noun [Latin graculus.]
A genus of birds, the Gracula, of which the crow-blackbird is a species.