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Bible Usage:


  • 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

CERTAIN, adjective

1. Sure; true; undoubted; unquestionable; that cannot be denied; existing in fact and truth.

The dream is certain and the interpretation sure. Daniel 2:45.

2. Assured in mind; having no doubts; followed by of, before a noun.

However I with thee have fixed my lot,

CERTAIN to undergo like doom of death,

Consort with thee.

To make her certain of the sad event.

3. Unfailing; always producing the intended effect; as, we may have a certain remedy for a disease.

4. Not doubtful or casual; really existing.

Virtue that directs our ways

Through certain dangers to uncertain praise.

5. Stated; fixed; determinate; regular.

Ye shall gather a certain rate every day. Exodus 16:4.

6. Particular.

There came a certain poor widow. Mark 12:1.

In the plural number, a particular part or number; some; an indefinite part, number, or quantity. Hanani came, he and certain men of Judah. I mourned certain days. Nehemiah 1:2. 6.

In the latter sense, it is used as a noun; as, certain also of your own poets have said. Acts 17:5.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary


1. Without doubt or question; in truth and fact.

CERTAINLY this was a righteous man. Luke 23:47.

2. Without failure.

He said, I will certainly return to thee. Genesis 18:10.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CERTAINNESS, noun Certainty, which see.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary


1. A fixed or real state; truth; fact.

Know for a certainty that the Lord your God will no more drive out these nations. Joshua 23:13. Luke 1:4.

2. Full assurance of mind; exemption from doubt.

CERTAINTY is the perception of the agreement or disagreement of our ideas.

3. Exemption from failure; as the certainty of an event, or of the success of a medicine.

The certainty of punishment is the truest security against crimes.

4. Regularity; settled state.