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Thanksgiving

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • 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
Thanksgiving

See Praise; Thankfulness
Praise; Thankfulness


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Thanksgiving

THANKSGIV'ING, participle present tense Rendering thanks for good received.

THANKSGIV'ING, noun The act of rendering thanks or expressing gratitude for favors or mercies.

Every creature of God is good, and nothing to be refused, if received with thanksgiving 1 Timothy 4:3.

1. A public celebration of divine goodness; also, a day set apart for religious services, specially to acknowledge the goodness of God, either in any remarkable deliverance from calamities or danger, or in the ordinary dispensation of his bounties. The practice of appointing an annual thanksgiving originated in New England.

THANK'-WORTHY, adjective [thank and worthy.] Deserving thanks; meritorious. 1 Peter 2:1.