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- G5426 Used 2 times
SA'VOR, noun [Latin sapor, sapio, to taste.]
1. Taste or odor; something that perceptibly affects the organs of taste and smell; as the savor of an orange or rose; an ill savor; a sweet savor
I smell sweet savors -
In Scripture, it usually denotes smell, scent, odor.
2. The quality which renders a thing valuable; the quality which renders other bodies agreeable to the taste.
If the salt hath lost its savor - Matthew 5:1.
3. In Scripture, character; reputation. Exodus 5:1.
4. Cause; occasion. 2 Corinthians 2:1.
Sweet savor in Scripture, denotes that which renders a thing acceptable to God, or his acceptance. Hence, to smell a sweet savor is to accept the offering or service. Genesis 8:1.
SA'VOR, verb intransitive
1. To have a particular smell or taste.
2. To partake of the quality or nature of; or to have the appearance of. The answers savor of a humble spirit; or they savor of pride.
I have rejected every thing that savors of party.
SA'VOR, verb transitive
1. To like; to taste or smell with pleasure.
2. To like; to delight in; to favor. Mat 16.
SA'VORILY, adverb [from savory.]
1. With gust or appetite.
2. With a pleasing relish.
SA'VORINESS, noun Pleasing taste or smell; as the savoriness of a pineapple or a peach.
SA'VORLESS, adjective Destitute of smell or taste; insipid.
SA'VORLY, adjective Well seasoned; of good taste.
SA'VORLY, adverb With a pleasing relish.
SA'VORY, adjective [from savor.] Pleasing to the organs of smell or taste; as a savory odor.
Make me savory meat. Genesis 27:1.
SA'VORY, noun A plant of the genus Satureia.