- preach used 50 times.
- preached used 61 times.
- Preacher used 11 times.
- preachest used once.
- preacheth used 3 times.
- preaching used 27 times.
- First Reference: Acts 19:13
- Last Reference: Galatians 1:23
- 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: No
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.]
PRE'ACHED, participle passive Proclaimed; announced in public discourse; inculcated.
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.
PRE'ACHERSHIP, noun The office of a preacher. [Not used.]
The act of exhorting, prophesying, reproving, teaching.
Solomon called preacher
Ecclesiastes 1:1; Ecclesiastes 1:12
Noah called preacher
2 Peter 2:5
Matthew 5:1; Luke 4:20; Luke 5:3
Moses, slow of speech
By John the Baptist
Matthew 3:2; Mark 1:4; Mark 1:15; Luke 3:3
Matthew 4:17; Mark 1:15
By the apostles
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
2 Chronicles 15:1-15
By Peter and other apostles
Acts 8:5-12; Acts 8:27-38
Acts 9:20; Acts 13:16-43
2 Chronicles 16:7-10
2 Chronicles 18:7-26
Of the Jews
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
PRE'ACHING, participle present tense Proclaiming; publishing in discourse; inculcating.
PRE'ACHING, noun The act of preaching; a public religious discourse.
PRE'ACHMAN, noun A preacher; in contempt.
PRE'ACHMENT, noun A discourse or sermon; in contempt; a discourse affectedly solemn.