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Saving

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
Saving

SA'VING, participle present tense

1. Preserving from evil or destruction; hindering from waste or loss; sparing; taking or using in time.

2. Excepting.

3. adjective Frugal; not lavish; avoiding unnecessary expenses; economical; parsimonious. But it implies less rigorous economy than parsimonious; as a saving husbandman or housekeeper.

4. That saves in returns or receipts the principal or sum employed or expended; that incurs no loss, though not gainful; as a saving bargain. The ship has made a saving voyage.

5. That secures everlasting salvation; as saving grace.

SA'VING, noun

1. Something kept from being expended or lost.

By reducing the interest of the debt, the nation makes a saving

2. Exception; reservation.

Contend not with those that are too strong for us, but still with a saving to honesty.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Savingly

SA'VINGLY, adverb

1. With frugality or parsimony.

2. So as to be finally saved from eternal death; as savingly converted.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Savingness

SA'VINGNESS, noun

1. Frugality; parsimony, caution not to expend money without necessity or use.

2. Tendency to promote eternal salvation.

SA'VINGS BANK, noun A bank in which the savings or earnings of the poor are deposited and put to interest for their benefit.