King James Bible Dictionary



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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: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:


Webster's 1828 Dictionary

QUICKEN, verb transitive quik'n.

1. Primarily, to make alive; to vivify; to revive or resuscitate, as from death or an inanimate state. Romans 4:17.

Hence flocks and herds, and men and beasts and fowls, with breath are quicken'd and attract their souls.

2. To make alive in a spiritual sense; to communicate a principle of grace to.

You hath he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins. Ephesians 2:1.

3. To hasten; to accelerate; as, to quicken motion, speed or flight.

4. To sharpen; to give keener perception to; to stimulate; to incite; as, to quicken the appetite or taste; to quicken desires.

5. To revive; to cheer; to reinvigorate; to refresh by new supplies of comfort or grace. Psalms 119:25.

QUICKEN, verb intransitive quik'n.

1. To become alive.

The heart is the first part that quickens, and the last that dies.

2. To move with rapidity or activity.

And keener lightning quickens in her eye.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

QUICK'ENED, participle passive

1. Made alive; revived; vivified; reinvigorated.

2. Accelerated; hastened.

3. Stimulated; incited.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary


1. One who revives, vivifies, or communicates life.

2. That which reinvigorates.

3. That which accelerates motion or increases activity.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

QUICK'ENING, participle present tense Giving life; accelerating; inciting.

QUICK'-EYED, adjective Having acute sight; of keen and ready perception.

Naves Topical Index
Quickening of the Church

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

QUICK'EN-TREE, noun A tree, the wild sorb, a species of wild ash.

the Sorbus aucuparia, or mountain ash, a species of service tree.