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Honour

The Bible

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Dictionaries:

  • 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
Honor

HON'OR, noun on'or. [Latin honor honos.]

1. The esteem due or paid to worth; high estimation.

A prophet is not without honor except in his own country. Matthew 13:1.

2. A testimony of esteem; any expression of respect or of high estimation by words or actions; as the honors of war; military honors; funeral honors; civil honors.

3. Dignity; exalted rank or place; distinction.

I have given thee riches and honor 1 Kings 3:1.

Thou art clothed with honor and majesty. Psalms 104:1.

In doing a good thing, there is both honor and pleasure.

4. Reverence; veneration; or any act by which reverence and submission are expressed, as worship paid to the Supreme Being.

5. Reputation; good name; as, his honor is unsullied.

6. True nobleness of mind; magnanimity; dignified respect for character, springing from probity, principle or moral rectitude; a distinguishing trait in the character of good men.

7. An assumed appearance of nobleness; scorn of meanness, springing from the fear of reproach, without regard to principle; as, shall I violate my trust? Forbid it, honor

8. Any particular virtue much valued; as bravery in men, and chastity in females.

9. Dignity of mien; noble appearance.

Godlike erect, with native honor clad.

10. That which honors; he or that which confers dignity; as, the chancellor is an honor to his profession.

11. Privileges of rank or birth; in the plural.

Restore me to my honors.

12. Civilities paid.

Then here a slave, or if you will, a lord,

To do the honors, and to give the word.

13. That which adorns; ornament; decoration.

The sire then shook the honors of his head.

14. A noble kind of seignory or lordship, held of the king in capite.

On or upon my honor words accompanying a declaration which pledge one's honor or reputation for the truth of it. The members of the house of lords in Great Britain are not under oath, but give their opinions on their honor

Laws of honor among persons of fashion, signify certain rules by which their social intercourse is regulated, and which are founded on a regard to reputation. These laws require a punctilious attention to decorum in external deportment, but admit of the foulest violations of moral duty.

Court of honor a court of chivalry; a court of civil and criminal jurisdiction, having power to redress injuries of honor and to hold pleas respecting matters of arms and deeds of war.

HON'OR, verb intransitive on'or. [Latin honoro.]

1. To revere; to respect; to treat with deference and submission, and perform relative duties to.

Honor thy father and thy mother. Exodus 20:1.

2. To reverence; to manifest the highest veneration for, in words and actions; to entertain the most exalted thoughts of; to worship; to adore.

That all men should honor the Son, even as they honor the Father. John 5:1.

3. To dignify; to raise to distinction or notice; to elevate in rank or station; to exalt. Men are sometimes honored with titles and offices, which they do not merit.

Thus shall it be done to the man whom the king delighteth to honor Esther 6:1.

4. To glorify; to render illustrious.

I will be honored upon Pharaoh, and upon all his host. Exodus 14:3.

5. To treat with due civility and respect in the ordinary intercourse of life. The troops honored the governor with a salute.

6. In commerce, to accept and pay when due; as, to honor a bill of exchange.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Honorable

HON'ORABLE, adjective [Latin honorabilis.]

1. Holding a distinguished rank in society; illustrious or noble.

Sheehem was more honorable than all the house of his father. Genesis 34:1.

Many of them believed; also of honorable women who were Greeks--not a few. Acts 17:1.

2. Possessing a high mind; actuated by principles of honor, or a scrupulous regard to probity, rectitude or reputation. He is an honorable man.

3. Conferring honor, or procured by noble deeds; as honorable wounds.

4. Consistent with honor or reputation. It is not honorable to oppress the weak, or to insult the vanquished.

5. Respected; worthy of respect; regarded with esteem.

Marriage is honorable in all. Hebrews 13:1.

6. Performed or accompanied with marks of honor, or with testimonies of esteem; as an honorable burial.

7. Proceeding from an upright and laudable cause, or directed to a just and proper end; not base; not reproachful; as an honorable motive. Nothing can be honorable which is immoral.

8. Not to be disgraced.

Let her descend; my chambers are honorable

9. Honest; without hypocrisy or deceit; fair.

His intentions appear to be honorable

10. An epithet of respect or distinction; as the honorable senate; the honorable gentleman.

11. Becoming men of rank and character, or suited to support men in a station of dignity; as an honorable salary.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Honorableness

HON'ORABLENESS, noun The state of being honorable; eminence; distinction.

1. Conformity to the principles of honor, probity or moral rectitude; fairness; applied to disposition or to conduct.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Honorably

HON'ORABLY, adverb With tokens of honor or respect. The man was honorably received at court.

1. Magnanimously; generously; with a noble spirit or purpose. The prince honorably interposed to prevent a rupture between the nations.

2. Reputably; without reproach.

Why did I not more honorably starve?


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Honorary

HON'ORARY, adjective Conferring honor, or intended merely to confer honor; as an honorary degree; an honorary crown.

1. Possessing a title or place without performing services or receiving a reward; as an honorary member of a society.

HON'ORARY, noun A lawyer's fee.

1. The salary of a professor in any art or science.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Honored

HON'ORED, participle passive Respected; revered; reverenced; elevated to rank or office; dignified; exalted; glorified; accepted and paid, as a bill of exchange.


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Honorer

HON'ORER, noun One that honors; one that reveres, reverences or regards with respect.

1. One who exalts, or who confers honors.


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Honoring

HON'ORING, participle present tense Respecting highly; reverencing; exalting; dignifying; conferring marks of esteem; accepting and paying, as a bill.


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Honorless

HON'ORLESS, adjective Destitute of honor; not honored.