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Portion

The Bible

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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
Portion

PORTION, noun [Latin portio, from partio, to divide, from pars, part. See Part.]

1. In general, a part of any thing separated from it. Hence,

2. A part, though not actually divided, but considered by itself.

These are parts of his ways, but how little a portion is heard of him. Job 26:14.

3. A part assigned; an allotment; a dividend.

How small

A portion to your share would fall.

The priests had a portion assigned them of Pharaoh. Genesis 47:22.

4. The part of an estate given to a child or heir, or descending to him by law, and distributed to him in the settlement of the estate.

5. A wife's fortune.

PORTION, verb transitive To divide; to parcel; to allot a share or shares.

And portion to his tribes the wide domain.

1. To endow.

Him portion'd maids, apprentic'd orphans blest.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Portioned

PORTIONED, participle passive Divided into shares or parts.

1. Endowed; furnished with a portion.


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Portioner

PORTIONER, noun One who divides or assigns in shares.


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Portioning

PORTIONING, participle present tense Dividing; endowing.


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Portionist

PORTIONIST, noun One who has a certain academical allowance or portion.

1. The incumbent of a benefice which has more rectors or vicars than one.