- Heal used 40 times.
- healed used 79 times.
- healer used once.
- healeth used 4 times.
- healing used 14 times.
- healings used once.
- First Reference: Numbers 12:13
- Last Reference: Acts 28:27
- 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
HEAL, verb transitive [Latin celo; Heb. to be whole or entire, all.]
1. To cure of a disease or wound and restore to soundness, or to that state of body in which the natural functions are regularly performed; as, to heal the sick.
Speak, and my servant shall be healed. Matthew 8:7.
2. To cure; to remove or subdue; as, to heal a disease.
3. To cause to cicatrize; as, to heal a sore or wound.
4. To restore to soundness; as, to heal a wounded limb.
5. To restore purity to; to remove feculence or foreign matter.
Thus saith the Lord, I have healed these waters. 2 Kings 2:21.
6. To remove, as differences or dissension; to reconcile, as parties at variance; as, to heal a breach or difference.
7. In Scripture, to forgive; to cure moral disease and restore soundness.
I will heal their backsliding. Hosea 14.
8. To purify from corruptions, redress grievances and restore to prosperity. Jeremiah 14:1.
9. To cover, as a roof with tiles, slate, lead, etc.
HEAL, verb intransitive To grow sound; to return to a sound state; as, the limb heals, or the wound heals; sometimes with up or over; it will heal up or over.
HE'ALABLE, adjective That may be healed.
HE'ALED, participle passive Restored to a sound state.
HE'ALER, noun He or that which cures, or restores to soundness.
HE'ALING, participle present tense Curing; restoring to a sound state.
1. Tending to cure; mild; mollifying.
HE'ALING, noun The act of curing.
1. The act of covering.
HEALTH, noun helth. [from heal.] That state of an animal or living body, in which the parts are sound, well organized and disposed, and in which they all perform freely their natural functions. In this state the animal feels no pain. This word is applied also to plants.
1. Sound state of the mind; natural vigor of faculties.
2. Sound state of the mind, in a moral sense; purity; goodness.
There is no health in us.
3. Salvation or divine favor, or grace which cheers God's people. Psalms 43:5,
4. Wish of health and happiness; used in drinking. Come, love and health to all; an elliptical phrase, for, I wish health to you.
HEALTH'FULLY, adverb In health; wholesomely.
HEALTH'FULNESS, noun A state of being well; a state in which the parts of a living body are sound, and regularly perform their functions.
1. Wholesomeness; salubrity; state or qualities that promote health; as the healthfulness of the air, or of climate, or of diet, or of exercises.
HEALTH'ILY, adjective [See Health.] Without disease.
HEALTH'INESS, noun The state of health; soundness; freedom from disease; as the healthiness of an animal or plant.
HEALTH'LESS, adjective Infirm; sickly.
1. Not conducive to health. [Little used.]
HEALTH'SOME, adjective Wholesome. [Not used.]
HEALTH'Y, adjective Being in a sound state; enjoying health; hale; sound; as a healthy body or constitution.
1. Conducive to health; wholesome; salubrious; as a healthy exercise; a healthy climate; healthy recreations.