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Example

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

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

Strongs Concordance:

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Example

Of Christ (1 Peter 2:21; John 13:15); of pastors to their flocks (Philippians 3:17; 2 Thessalonians 3:9; 1 Timothy 4:12; 1 Peter 5:3); of the Jews as a warning (Hebrews 4:11); of the prophets as suffering affliction (James 5:10).


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Example

Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Example

EXAM'PLE, noun egzam'pl. [Latin e xemplum.]

1. A pattern; a copy; a mode; that which is proposed to be imitated. This word, when applied to material things, is now generally written sample, as a sample of cloth; but example is sometimes used.

2. A pattern, in morals or manners; a copy, or model; that which is proposed or is proper to be imitated.

I have given you an example that you should do as I have done to you. John 13:15.

Example is our preceptor before we can reason.

3. Precedent; a former instance. Buonaparte furnished many examples of successful bravery.

4. Precedent or former instance, in a bad sense, intended for caution.

Lest any man fall after the same example of unbelief. Hebrews 4:11.

Sodom and Gomorrah--are set forth for an example suffering the vengeance of eternal fire. Jude 1:7.

5. A person fit to be proposed for a pattern; one whose conduct is worthy of imitation.

Be thou an example of the believers. 1 Timothy 4:12.

6. Precedent which disposes to imitation.

Example has more effect than precept.

7. Instance serving for illustration of a rule or precept; or a particular case or proposition illustrating a general rule, position or truth. The principles of trigonometry and the rules of grammar are illustrated by examples.

8. In logic, or rhetoric, the conclusion of one singular point from another; an induction of what may happen from what has happened. If civil war has produced calamities of a particular kind in one instance, it is inferred that it will produce like consequences in other cases. This is an example

EXAM'PLE, verb transitive To exemplify; to set an example [Not used.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Exampleless

EXAM'PLELESS, adjective Having no example. [Not used.]


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Exampler

EXAM'PLER, noun A pattern; now sample or sampler.