King James Bible Dictionary



The Bible

Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Naves Topical Index

Social customs.

Obeisance to strangers
Genesis 18:2; Genesis 19:1


While guests eat
Genesis 18:8

In presence of superiors
Genesis 31:35; Job 29:8

In presence of the aged
Leviticus 19:32

Courteousness enjoined
1 Peter 3:8

Rules for guests
Proverbs 23:1-2; 1 Corinthians 10:27

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

MAN'NERS, noun plural Deportment; carriage; behavior; conduct; course of life; in a moral sense.

Evil communications corrupt good manners 1 Corinthians 15:33.

1. Ceremonious behavior; civility; decent and respectful deportment.

Shall we, in our applications to the great God, take that to be religion, which the common reason of mankind will not allow to be manners?

2. A bow or courtesy; as, make your manners; a popular use of the word.