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Boil

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Boil

(rendered "botch" in Deuteronomy 28:27, 35), an aggravated ulcer, as in the case of Hezekiah (2 Kings 20:7; Isaiah 38:21) or of the Egyptians (Exodus 9:9, 10, 11; Deuteronomy 28:27, 35). It designates the disease of Job (2:7), which was probably the black leprosy.


Naves Topical Index
Boil

A tumor.

Plague of Egyptians
Exodus 9:9-10; Deuteronomy 28:27; Deuteronomy 28:35

Plague of the Philistines
1 Samuel 5:6; 1 Samuel 5:9; 1 Samuel 6:5

Of Hezekiah, healed
2 Kings 20:7; Isaiah 38:21

Of Job
Job 2:7-8

Levitical ceremonies prescribed for
Leviticus 13:18-23


Smith's Bible Dictionary
Boil

Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Boil

BOIL, verb intransitive [Latin bullio, bulla, a bubble.]

1. To swell, heave, or be agitated by the action of heat; to bubble; to rise in bubbles; as, the water boils. In a chimical sense, to pass from a liquid to an aeriform state or vapor, with a bubbling motion.

2. To be agitated by any other cause than heat; as, the boiling waves which roll and foam.

3. To be hot or fervid; to swell by native heat, vigor or irritation; as the boiling blood of youth; his blood boils with anger.

4. To be in boiling water; to suffer boiling heat in water or other liquid, for cookery or other purpose.

5. To bubble; to effervesce; as a mixture of acid and alkali.

To boil away, to evaporate by boiling.

To boil over, is to run over the top of a vessel, as liquor when thrown into violent agitation by heat or other cause of effervescence.

BOIL, verb transitive To dress or cook in boiling water; to seethe; to extract the juice or quality of any thing by boiling.

1. To prepare for some use in boiling liquor; as, to boil silk, thread or cloth. To form by boiling and evaporation. This word is applied to a variety of processes for different purposes; as, to boil salt, or sugar, etc. In general, boiling is a violent agitation, occasioned by heat; to boil a liquor is to subject it to heat till it bubbles, and to boil any solid substance is to subject it to heat in a boiling liquid.

BOIL, noun A tumor upon the flesh, accompanied with soreness and inflammation; a sore angry swelling.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Boiled

BOIL'ED, participle passive Dressed or cooked by boiling; subjected to the action of boiling liquor.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Boiler

BOIL'ER, noun A person who boils.

1. A vessel in which any thing is boiled. A large pan, or vessel of iron, copper or brass, used in distilleries, pot-ash works and the like, for boiling large quantities of liquor at once.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Boilery

BOIL'ERY, noun A place for boiling and the apparatus.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Boiling

BOIL'ING, participle present tense Bubbling; heaving in bubbles; being agitated as boiling liquor; swelling with heat, ardor or passion; dressing or preparing for some purpose by hot water.

BOIL'ING, noun The act or state of bubbling; agitation by heat; ebullition; the act of dressing by hot water; the act of preparing by hot water, or of evaporating by heat.


Naves Topical Index
Boiling Pot, Parable of