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Bible Usage:


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  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
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Strongs Concordance:


Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PREACH, verb intransitive [Latin proeco, a crier; precor.]

1. To pronounce a public discourse on a religious subject, or from a subject, or from a text of Scripture. The word is usually applied to such discourses as are formed from a text of Scripture. This is the modern sense of preach

2. To discourse on the gospel way of salvation and exhort to repentance; to discourse on evangelical truths and exhort to a belief of them and acceptance of the terms of salvation. This was the extemporaneous manner of preaching pursued by Christ and his apostles. Matthew 4:10. Acts 10:14.

PREACH, verb transitive To proclaim; to publish in religious discourses.

What ye hear in the ear, that preach ye on the house-tops. Matthew 10:7.

The Lord hath anointed me to preach good tidings to the meek. Isaiah 61:1.

1. To inculcate in public discourses.

I have preached righteousness in the great congregations. Psalms 40:9.

He oft to them preach'd

Conversion and repentance.

To preach Christ or Christ crucified, to announce Christ as the only Savior, and his atonement as the only ground of acceptance with God. 1 Corinthians 1:17.

To preach up, to discourse in favor of.

Can they preach up equality of birth?

PREACH, noun A religious discourse. [Not used.]

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PRE'ACHED, participle passive Proclaimed; announced in public discourse; inculcated.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PRE'ACHER, noun One who discourses publicly on religious subjects.

1. One that inculcates any thing with earnestness.

No preacher is listened to but time.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PRE'ACHERSHIP, noun The office of a preacher. [Not used.]

Naves Topical Index

The act of exhorting, prophesying, reproving, teaching.

Solomon called preacher
Ecclesiastes 1:1; Ecclesiastes 1:12

Noah called preacher
2 Peter 2:5

Sitting while
Matthew 5:1; Luke 4:20; Luke 5:3

Moses, slow of speech
Exodus 4:10-12

Preaching repentance:

By John the Baptist
Matthew 3:2; Mark 1:4; Mark 1:15; Luke 3:3

By Jesus
Matthew 4:17; Mark 1:15

By the apostles
Mark 6:12

The Gospel of the Kingdom of God, the subject of Christ's
Mark 1:14-15; Mark 2:2; Luke 8:1

Christ crucified and risen, the burden of Paul's
Acts 17:3


By Azariah
2 Chronicles 15:1-15

By Jonah
Jonah 3:1-10

By Peter and other apostles
Acts 2:14-41

By Philip
Acts 8:5-12; Acts 8:27-38

By Paul
Acts 9:20; Acts 13:16-43

Impenitence under:

Of Asa
2 Chronicles 16:7-10

Of Ahab
2 Chronicles 18:7-26

Of the Jews
Acts 13:46
Obduracy; Minister, A Sacred Teacher; Call, Personal

Unclassified scriptures relating to
Matthew 11:25-26; Psalms 8:2; Luke 10:21; 1 Corinthians 1:17-18; 1 Corinthians 1:21; 1 Corinthians 1:23; 1 Corinthians 1:27-29; 1 Corinthians 2:1-8; 1 Corinthians 2:12-13; 1 Corinthians 14:1-20; 1 Corinthians 14:24-25; 2 Corinthians 2:14-16; 2 Corinthians 3:12; Colossians 1:23-29; 1 Thessalonians 1:5; 1 Thessalonians 2:3-12; 1 Timothy 6:20-21; 2 Timothy 2:15-16; Titus 1:3; Titus 3:8-9

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PRE'ACHING, participle present tense Proclaiming; publishing in discourse; inculcating.

PRE'ACHING, noun The act of preaching; a public religious discourse.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PRE'ACHMAN, noun A preacher; in contempt.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PRE'ACHMENT, noun A discourse or sermon; in contempt; a discourse affectedly solemn.