- Hast used 1,071 times.
- First Reference: Genesis 3:11
- Last Reference: Revelation 16:6
- 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
HAST, the second person singular of have, I have, thou hast contracted from havest. It is used only in the solemn style.
HAS'TATED, adjective [Latin hastatus, from hasta, a spear.] In botany, spear-shaped; resembling the head of a halberd; triangular, hollowed at the base and on the sides, with the angles spreading; as a hastate leaf.
In judgment, by Moses and the Israelites
Numbers 32:1-19; Joshua 22:10-34
1. Celerity of motion; speed; swiftness; dispatch; expedition; applied only to voluntary beings, as men and other animals; never to other bodies. We never say, a ball flies with haste
The king's business required haste l Sam.21.
2. Sudden excitement of passion; quickness; precipitance; vehemence.
I said in my haste all men are liars. Psalms 116:11.
3. The state of being urged or pressed by business; as, I am in great haste
HASTEN, verb transitive To press; to drive or urge forward; to push on; to precipitate; to accelerate movement.
I would hasten my escape from the windy storm. Psalms 55:1.
HASTEN, verb intransitive To move with celerity; to be rapid in motion; to be speedy or quick.
They were troubled and hasted away. Psalms 48:5.
HASTENED, participle passive Moved rapidly; accelerated; urged with speed.
HASTENER, noun One that hastens or urges forward.
HASTENING, participle present tense Urging forward; pushing on; proceeding rapidly.
That state is hastening to ruin, in which no difference is made between good and bad men.
HASTILY, adverb [See Hasty.] In haste; with speed or quickness; speedily; nimbly.
Half clothed, half naked, hastily retire.
1. Rashly; precipitately; without due reflection.
We hastily engaged in the war.
2. Passionately; under sudden excitement of passion.
HASTINESS, noun Haste; speed; quickness or celerity in motion or action, as of animals.
1. Rashness; heedless eagerness; precipitation. Our hastiness to engage in the war caused deep regret.
2. Irritability; susceptibility of anger, warmth or temper.
HASTING-PEAR, noun An early pear, called also green chissel.
HASTINGS, noun [from hasty.] Peas that come early.
HASTIVE, adjective Forward; early; as fruit. [Not much used.]
HASTY, adjective Quick; speedy; opposed to slow.
Be not hasty to go out of his sight. Ecclesiastes 8:3.
1. Eager precipitate; rash; opposed to deliberate.
Seest thou a man that is hasty in his words?
There is more hope of a fool than of him. Proverbs 29:20.
2. Irritable; easily excited to wrath; passionate.
He that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly. Proverbs 14:29.
3. Early ripe; forward; as hasty fruit. Isaiah 28:4.
HASTYPUDDING, noun A pudding made of the meal of maiz moistened with water and boiled, or of milk and flour boiled.