- alarm used 10 times.
- First Reference: Numbers 10:5
- Last Reference: Zephaniah 1:16
- Included in Eastons: Yes
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: No
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: No
- Included in BDB: Yes
A particular quivering sound of the silver trumpets to give warning to the Hebrews on their journey through the wilderness (Numbers 10:5, 6), a call to arms, or a war-note (Jeremiah 4:19; 49:2; Zephaniah 1:16).
1. Any sound, outcry or information intended to give notice of approaching danger as, to sound an alarm
2. A summon to arms.
3. Sudden surprise with fear or terror; as, the fire or the enemy excited an alarm
4. Terror; a sensation excited by an apprehension of danger, from whatever cause; as, we felt an alarm at the cry of fire.
5. In fencing, an appeal or challenge.
AL'ARM, verb transitive
1. To give notice of danger; to rouse to vigilance, and exertions for safety.
2. To call to arms for defense.
3. To surprise with apprehension of danger; to disturb with terror; to fill with anxiety by the prospect of evil.
AL'ARM-BELL, noun A bell that gives notice of danger.
AL'ARMED, participle passive Notified of sudden danger; surprised with fear; roused to vigilance or activity by apprehension of approaching danger; solicitous at the prospect or expectation of evil. Thus, we are alarmed at the approach of danger, or alarmed for the safety of friends at sea.
AL'ARMING, participle present tense Giving notice of approaching danger; rousing to vigilance; exciting solicitude by a prospect of evil.
AL'ARMING, adjective Exciting apprehension; terrifying; awakening a sense of danger; as, an alarming message.
AL'ARMINGLY, adverb With alarm; in a manner to excite apprehension.
AL'ARMIST, noun One that excites alarm.
AL'ARM-POST, noun A place to which troops are to repair in cases of an alarm.
AL'ARM-WATCH, noun A watch that strikes the hour by regulated movement.