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Able

The Bible

Bible Usage:

  • able used 160 times.

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
Able

ABLE, adjective a'bl. [Latin habitis]

1. Having physical power sufficient; having competent power or strength, bodily or mental; as a man able to perform military service - a child is not able to reason on abstract subjects.

2. Having strong or unusual powers of mind, or intellectual qualifications; as an able minister.

Provide out of all Israel able men. Exodus 18:18.

3. Having large or competent property; or simply have property, or means.

Every man shall give as he is able Deuteronomy 16:17.

4. Having competent strength or fortitude.

He is not able to sustain such pain or affliction.

5. Having sufficient knowledge or skill.

He is able to speak French.

She is not able to play on the piano.

6. Having competent moral power or qualifications.

An illegitimate son is not able to take by inheritance.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Able-bodied

A'BLE-BODIED, adjective Having a sound strong body, or a body of competent strength for service. In marine language, it denotes skill in seamanship.


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Ablen

AB'LEN, or AB'LET, noun A small fresh water fish, the bleak.


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Ableness

A'BLENESS, noun Ability of body or mind; force; vigor; capability.


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Ablepsy

AB'LEPSY, noun Want of sight; blindness.


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Abler

A'BLER, and A'BLEST, comparative and superlative of able.


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Ablest

A'BLER, and A'BLEST, comparative and superlative of able.


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Ablet

AB'LEN, or AB'LET, noun A small fresh water fish, the bleak.