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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

THOU'SAND, adjective s as z.

1. Denoting the number of ten hundred.

2. Proverbially, denoting a great number indefinitely. It is a thousand chances to one that you succeed.

THOU'SAND, noun The number of ten hundred.

A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand. Psalms 91:7.

Thousand is sometimes used plurally without the plural termination, as in the passage above, ten thousand; but it often takes the plural termination. In former times, how many thousands perished by famine!

Easton's Bible Dictionary

(Micah 5:2), another name for "families" or "clans" (see Numbers 1:16; 10:4; Joshua 22:14, 21). Several "thousands" or "families" made up a "tribe."

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

THOU'SANDTH, adjective The ordinal of thousand; as the thousandth part of a thing; also proverbially, very numerous.

THOU'SANDTH, noun The thousandth part of any thing; as two thousandths of a tax.