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- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: Yes
- Included in BDB: Yes
PROS'PER, verb transitive [Latin prospero, from prosperus, from the Gr. to carry to or toward; to bear.] To favor; to render successful.
All things concur to prosper our design.
PROS'PER, verb intransitive To be successful; to succeed.
The Lord made all that he did to prosper in his hand. Genesis 39:3.
He that covereth his sins, shall not prosper Proverbs 28:13.
1. To grow or increase; to thrive; to make gain; as, to prosper in business. Our agriculture, commerce and manufactures now prosper
PROS'PERED, participle passive Having success; favored.
PROS'PERING, participle present tense Rendering successful; advancing in growth, wealth or any good.
Evil effects of
2 Chronicles 32:25
The prosperous despise the unfortunate
Promised to the righteous
Prudence in, instances of:
PROSPER'ITY, noun [Latin prosperitas.] Advance or gain in any thing good or desirable; successful progress in any business or enterprise; success; attainment of the object desired; as the prosperity of arts; agricultural or commercial prosperity; national prosperity Our disposition to abuse the blessings of providence renders prosperity dangerous.
The prosperity of fools shall destroy them. Proverbs 1:32.
PROS'PEROUS, adjective [Latin prosperus.] Advancing in the pursuit of any thing desirable; making gain or increase; thriving; successful; as a prosperous trade; a prosperous voyage; a prosperous expedition or undertaking; a prosperous man, family or nation; a prosperous war.
The seed shall be prosperous; the vine shall give her fruit. Zechariah 8:12.
1. Favorable; favoring success; as a prosperous wind.
PROS'PEROUSLY, adverb With gain or increase; successfully.
PROS'PEROUSNESS, noun The state of being successful; prosperity.