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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

THANKS, noun generally in the plural. Expression of gratitude; an acknowledgment made to express a sense of favor or kindness received. Gratitude is the feeling or sentiment excited by kindness; thanks are the expression of that sentiment. Luke 6:1.

THANKS be to God, who giveth us the victory. 1 Corinthians 15:57.

THANKS be to God for his unspeakable gift. 2 Corinthians 9:15.

He took bread and gave thanks to God. Acts 27:35.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

THANKSGIVE, verb transitive thanksgiv.' [thanks and give.]

To celebrate or distinguish by solemn rites. [Not in use.]

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

THANKSGIV'ER, noun One who gives thanks or acknowledges a kindness.

Naves Topical Index

See Praise; Thankfulness
Praise; Thankfulness

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

THANKSGIV'ING, participle present tense Rendering thanks for good received.

THANKSGIV'ING, noun The act of rendering thanks or expressing gratitude for favors or mercies.

Every creature of God is good, and nothing to be refused, if received with thanksgiving 1 Timothy 4:3.

1. A public celebration of divine goodness; also, a day set apart for religious services, specially to acknowledge the goodness of God, either in any remarkable deliverance from calamities or danger, or in the ordinary dispensation of his bounties. The practice of appointing an annual thanksgiving originated in New England.

THANK'-WORTHY, adjective [thank and worthy.] Deserving thanks; meritorious. 1 Peter 2:1.