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: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DESOLATE, adjective

1. Destitute or deprived of inhabitants; desert; uninhabited; denoting either stripped of inhabitants, or never having been inhabitated; as a desolate isle; a desolate wilderness.

I will make the cities of Judah desolate without an inhabitant. Jeremiah 9:11.

2. Laid waste; in a ruinous condition; neglected; destroyed; as desolate altars; desolate towers. Ezek. Zeph.

3. Solitary; without a companion; afflicted.

Tamar remained desolate in Absaloms house. 2 Samuel 13:20.

4. Deserted of God; deprived of comfort.

My heart within me is desolate Psalms 143:4.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DESOLATED, participle passive Deprived of inhabitants; wasted; ruined.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DESOLATELY, adverb In a desolate manner.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DESOLATER, noun One who lays waste or desolates; that which desolates.