The Bible

Bible Usage:


  • 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: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:


Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PRESERVE, verb transitive prezerv'. [Low Latin proeservo; proe and servo, to keep.]

1. To keep or save from injury or destruction; to defend from evil.

God did send me before you to preserve life. Genesis 45:5.

O Lord, preserve me from the violent man. Psalms 140:1.

2. To uphold; to sustain.

O Lord, thou preservest man and beast. Psalms 36:6.

3. To save from decay; to keep in a sound state; as, to preserve fruit in winter. Salt is used to preserve meat.

4. To season with sugar or other substances for preservation; as, to preserve plums, quinces or other fruit.

5. To keep or defend from corruption; as, to preserve youth from vice.

PRESERVE, noun preserv'. Fruit or a vegetable seasoned and kept in sugar or sirup.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PRESERV'ED, participle passive Saved from injury, destruction or decay; kept or defended from evil; seasoned with sugar for preservation.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PRESERV'ER, noun The person or thing that preserves; one that saves or defends from destruction or evil.

What shall I do to thee, O thou preserver of men? Job 7:20.

1. One that makes preserves of fruits.