King James Bible Dictionary



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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: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CONTRITE, adjective [Latin , to break or bruise; to rub or wear. See Trite.] Literally, worn or bruised. Hence, broken-hearted for sin; deeply affected with grief and sorrow for having offended God; humble; penitent; as a contrite sinner.

A broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise. Psalms 51:17.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CONTRITELY, adverb In a contrite manner; with penitence.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CONTRITENESS, noun Deep sorrow and penitence for sin.