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Bible Usage:

  • home used 51 times.


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

Strongs Concordance:

Naves Topical Index

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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

HOME, noun [Gr. a house, a close place, or place or rest.]

1. A dwelling house; the house or place in which one resides. He was not at home

Then the disciples went away again to their own home John 20:10.

HOME is the sacred refuge of our life.

2. One's own country. Let affairs at home be well managed by the administration.

3. The place of constant residence; the seat.

Flandria, by plenty, made the home of war.

4. The grave; death; or a future state.

Man goeth to his long home Ecclesiastes 12:5.

5. The present state of existence.

Whilst we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord. 2 Corinthians 5:6.

HOME, adjective Close; severe; poignant; as a home thrust.

HOME, adverb [This is merely elliptical; to being omitted.]

1. To one's own habitation; as in the phrases, go home come home bring home carry home

2. To one's own country. home is opposed to abroad, or in a foreign country. My brother will return home in the first ship from India.

3. Close; closely; to the point; as, this consideration comes home to our interest, that is, it nearly affects it. Drive the nail home that is, drive it close.

To haul home the top-sail sheets, in seamen's language, is to draw the bottom of the top-sail close to the yard-arm by means of the sheets.

An anchor is said to come home when it loosens from the ground by the violence of the wind or current, etc.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

HO'MEBORN, adjective Native; natural.

1. Domestic; not foreign.

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HO'MEBRED, adjective Native; natural; as homebred lusts.

1. Domestic; originating at home; not foreign; as homebred evil.

2. Plain, rude; artless; uncultivated; not polished by travel.

Only to me two homebred youths belong.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

HO'MEFELT, adjective Felt in one's own breast; inward; private; as homefelt joys or delight.

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HO'MEKEEPING, adjective Staying at home.

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HO'MELESS, adjective Destitute of a home.

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HO'MELINESS, noun [from homely.] Plainness of features; want of beauty. It expresses less than ugliness.

1. Rudeness; coarseness; as the homeliness of dress or of sentiments.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

HO'MELOT, noun An inclosure on or near which the mansion house stands.

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HO'MELY, adjective [from home.] Of plain features; not handsome; as a homely face. It expresses less than ugly.

Let time, which makes you homely make you wise.

1. Plain, like that which is made for common domestic use; rude; coarse; not fine or elegant; as a homely garment; a homely house; homely are.

Now Strephon daily entertains

His Chloe in the homeliest strains.

HO'MELY, adverb Plainly; rudely; coarsely; as homely dressed. [Little used.]

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

HO'MELYN, noun A fish.

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HO'MEMADE, adjective Made at home; being of domestic manufacture; made either in private families, or in one's own country.

Easton's Bible Dictionary

Heap, the largest of dry measures, containing about 8 bushels or 1 quarter English = 10 ephahs (Leviticus 27:16; Numbers 11:32) = a COR. (See OMER.)

"Half a homer," a grain measure mentioned only in Hosea 3:2.

Naves Topical Index

A measure.

Smith's Bible Dictionary

Webster's 1828 Dictionary


HOMER'IC, adjective Pertaining to homer the great poet of Greece, or to his poetry; resembling Homer's verse.

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HO'MESPEAKING, noun Forcible and efficacious speaking.

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HO'MESPUN, adjective Spun or wrought at home; of domestic manufacture.

1. Not made in foreign countries.

2. Plain; coarse; rude; homely; not elegant; as a homespun English proverb; a homespun author.

HO'MESPUN, noun A coarse, unpolished, rustic person.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary


HO'MESTEAD, noun The place of a mansion house; the inclosure or ground immediately connected with the mansion.

1. Native seat; original station or place of residence.

We can trace them back to a homestead on the rivers Volga and Ural. [In the U. States, homestead is the word used.]

Naves Topical Index

Nehemiah 5:3

When alienable, and when inalienable
Leviticus 25:25-34

Webster's 1828 Dictionary


HO'MEWARD-BOUND, adjective Destined for home; returning from a foreign country to the place where the owner resides; as the homeward-bound fleet. We spoke a brig homeward-bound.

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HO'MEWARDS, adverb Toward home; toward one's habitation, or toward one's native country.