The Bible

Bible Usage:

  • fame used 24 times.


  • 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

FAME, noun [Latin fama; Gr. from to speak.]

1. Public report or rumor.

The fame thereof was heard in Pharaoh's house, saying, Joseph's brethren are come. Genesis 14:1.

2. Favorable report; report of good or great actions; report that exalts the character; celebrity; renown; as the fame of Howard or of Washington; the fame of Solomon.

And the fame of Jesus went throughout all Syria. Matthew 4:24.

FAME, verb transitive

1. To make famous.

2. To report.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

FA'MED, adjective Much talked of; renowned; celebrated; distinguished and exalted by favorable reports. Aristides was famed for learning and wisdom, and Cicero for eloquence.

He is famed for mildness, peace and prayer.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

FA'ME-GIVING, adjective Bestowing fame.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

FA'MELESS, adjective Without renown.