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Gracious

The Bible

Bible Usage:

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
Gracious

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.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Graciously

GRA'CIOUSLY, adverb Kindly; favorably; in a friendly manner; with kind condescension.

His testimony he graciously confirmed.

1. In a pleasing manner.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Graciousness

GRA'CIOUSNESS, noun Kind condescension.

1. Possession of graces or good qualities.

2. Pleasing manner.

3. Mercifulness.

CRACK'LE, noun [Latin graculus.]

A genus of birds, the Gracula, of which the crow-blackbird is a species.