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

SIS'TER, noun

1. A female born of the same patents; correlative to brother.

2. A woman of the same faith; a female fellow christian. If a brother or sister be naked and destitute of daily food. James 2:15.

3. A female of the same kind.

4. One of the same kind, or of the same condition; as sister-fruits.

5. A female of the same society; as the nuns of a convent.

SIS'TER, verb transitive To resemble closely.

SIS'TER, verb intransitive To be akin; to be near to. [Little used.]

Webster's 1828 Dictionary


1. Sisters collectively, or a society of sisters; or a society of females united in one faith or order.

2. The officer of duty of a sister. [Little used.]

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SISTER-IN-LAW, noun A husband's or wife's sister.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SIS'TERLY, adjective Like a sister; becoming a sister; affectionate; as sisterly kindness.