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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

CAREFUL, adjective [See Care.]

1. Full of care; anxious; solicitous.

Martha, thou art careful and troubled about many things. Luke 10:41.

2. Provident; attentive to support and protect; with of or for.

Thou hast been careful for us with all care. 2 Kings 4:13.

What could a careful father more have done. Dryden.

In present usage careful is generally followed by of; as, careful of health.

3. Watchful; cautious; giving good heed; as, be careful to maintain good works; be careful of your conversation.

4. Filling with care or solicitude; exposing to concern, anxiety or trouble; full of cares.

Raised to a careful height.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary


1. With care, anxiety, or solicitude.

Though he sought it carefully with tears. Hebrews 12:17.

2. Heedfully; watchfully; attentively; as, consider these precepts carefully

If thou carefully hearken to the Lord. Deuteronomy 9:1.

3. In a manner that shows care.

Envy, how carefully does it look. Collier.

4. Providently; cautiously..

Webster's 1828 Dictionary


1. Anxiety; solicitude.

Drink thy water with trembling and with carefulness Ezekiel 12:18.

2. Heedfulness; caution; vigilance, in guarding against evil, and providing for safety.