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Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TEACH, verb transitive preterit tense and participle passive taught. [Latin doceo; dico, dicto, and both these and the Gr. to show, may be of one family; all implying sending, passing, communicating, or rather leading, drawing.

1. To instruct; to inform; to communicate to another the knowledge of that of which he was before ignorant.

He will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths. Isaiah 2:3.

Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples. Luke 11:1.

2. To deliver any doctrine, art, principles or words for instruction. One sect of ancient philosophers taught the doctrines of stoicism, another those of epicureanism.

In vain they worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men. Matthew 15:1.

3. To tell; to give intelligence.

4. To instruct, or to practice the business of an instructor; to use or follow the employment of a preceptor; as, a man teaches school for a livelihood.

5. To show; to exhibit so as to impress on the mind.

If some men teach wicked things, it must be that others may practice them.

6. To accustom; to make familiar.

They have taught their tongue to speak lies. Jeremiah 9:20.

7. To inform or admonish; to give previous notice to.

For he taught his disciples, and said--Mark 9:1.

8. To suggest to the mind.

For the Holy Spirit shall teach you in that same hour what ye ought to say. Luke 12:12.

9. To signify or give notice.

He teacheth with his fingers. Proverbs 6:13.

10. To counsel and direct. Habakkuk 2:19.

TEACH, verb intransitive To practice giving instruction; to perform the business of a preceptor.

The heads thereof judge for reward, and the priests thereof teach for hire. Micah 3:11.

TEACH, noun In sugar works, the last boiler.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TE'ACHABLE, adjective That may be taught; apt to learn; also, readily receiving instruction; docile.

We ought to bring our minds free, unbiased and teachable to learn our religion from the word of God.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TE'ACHABLENESS, noun The quality of being capable of receiving instruction; more generally, a willingness or readiness to be informed and instructed; docility; aptness to learn.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TE'ACHER, noun One who teaches or instructs.

1. An instructor; a preceptor; a tutor; one whose business or occupation is to instruct others.

2. One who instructs others in religion; a preacher; a minister of the gospel.

The teachers in all the churches assembled themselves.

3. One who preaches without regular ordination.

Naves Topical Index

Naves Topical Index

See Instruction; Minister, A Sacred Teacher, Duties of
Instruction; Minister, A Sacred Teacher, Duties of

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TE'ACHING, participle present tense Instructing; informing.

TE'ACHING, noun The act or business of instructing.

1. Instruction.