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Grace

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • 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:

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Grace

1. Of form or person (Proverbs 1:9; 3:22; Psalms 45:2).

2. Favour, kindness, friendship (Genesis 6:8; 18:3; 19:19; 2 Timothy 1:9).

3. God's forgiving mercy (Romans 11:6; Ephesians 2:5).

4. The gospel as distinguished from the law (John 1:17; Romans 6:14; 1 Peter 5:12).

5. Gifts freely bestowed by God; as miracles, prophecy, tongues (Romans 15:15; 1 Corinthians 15:10; Ephesians 3:8).

6. Christian virtues (2 Corinthians 8:7; 2 Peter 3:18).

7. The glory hereafter to be revealed (1 Peter 1:13).


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Grace

GRACE, noun [Latin gratia, which is formed on the Celtic; Eng. agree, congruous, and ready. The primary sense of gratus, is free, ready, quick, willing, prompt, from advancing.]

1. Favor; good will; kindness; disposition to oblige another; as a grant made as an act of grace

Or each, or all, may win a lady's grace

2. Appropriately, the free unmerited love and favor of God, the spring and source of all the benefits men receive from him.

And if by grace then it is no more of works. Romans 11:5.

3. Favorable influence of God; divine influence or the influence of the spirit, in renewing the heart and restraining from sin.

My grace is sufficient for thee. 2 Corinthians 12:9.

4. The application of Christ's righteousness to the sinner.

Where sin abounded, grace did much more abound. Romans 5:2.

5. A state of reconciliation to God. Romans 5:2:2.

6. Virtuous or religious affection or disposition, as a liberal disposition, faith, meekness, humility, patience, etc. proceeding from divine influence.

7. Spiritual instruction, improvement and edification. Ephesians 4:29.

8. Apostleship, or the qualifications of an apostle. Ephesians 3:8.

9. Eternal life; final salvation. 1 Peter 1:13.

10. Favor; mercy; pardon.

Bow and sue for grace

With suppliant knee.

11. Favor conferred.

I should therefore esteem it a great favor and grace

12. Privilege.

To few great Jupiter imparts this grace

13. That in manner, deportment or language which renders it appropriate and agreeable; suitableness; elegance with appropriate dignity. We say, a speaker delivers his address with grace; a man performs his part with grace

GRACE was in all her steps.

Her purple habit sits with such a grace

On her smooth shoulders.

14. Natural or acquired excellence; any endowment that recommends the possessor to others; as the graces of wit and learning.

15. Beauty; embellishment; in general, whatever adorns and recommends to favor; sometimes, a single beauty.

I pass their form and every charming grace

16. Beauty deified; among pagans, a goddess. The graces were three in number, Aglaia, Thalia, and Euphrosyne, the constant attendants of Venus.

The loves delighted, and the graces played.

17. Virtue physical; as the grace of plants. [Not used.]

18. The title of a duke or an archbishop, and formerly of the king of England, meaning your goodness or clemency. His grace the Duke of York. Your grace will please to accept my thanks.

19. A short prayer before or after meat; a blessing asked, or thanks rendered.

20. In music, graces signifies turns, trills and shakes introduced for embellishment.

Day in grace in theology, time of probation, when an offer is made to sinners.

Days in grace in commerce, the days immediately following the day when a bill or note becomes due, which days are allowed to the debtor or payor to make payment in. In Great Britain and the United States the days of grace are three, but in other countries more; the usages of merchants being different.

GRACE, verb transitive To adorn; to decorate; to embellish and dignify.

Great Jove and Phoebus graced his noble line.

And hail, ye fair, of every charm possess'd,

Who grace this rising empire of the west.

1. To dignify or raise by act of favor; to honor.

He might at his pleasure grace or disgrace whom

he would in court.

2. To favor; to honor.

3. To supply with heavenly grace


Naves Topical Index
Grace of God

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Grace, Means of

An expression not used in Scripture, but employed (1) to denote those institutions ordained by God to be the ordinary channels of grace to the souls of men. These are the Word, Sacraments, and Prayer.

2. But in popular language the expression is used in a wider sense to denote those exercises in which we engage for the purpose of obtaining spiritual blessing; as hearing the gospel, reading the Word, meditation, self-examination, Christian conversation, etc.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Grace-cup

GRA'CE-CUP, noun The cup or health drank after grace.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Graced

GRA'CED, participle passive Adorned; embellished; exalted; dignifies; honored.

1. Beautiful; graceful. [Not in use.]

2. Virtuous; regular; chaste. [Not in use.]


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Graceful

GRA'CEFUL, adjective Beautiful with dignity; elegant; agreeable in appearance, with an expression of dignity or elevation of mind or manner; used particularly of motion, looks and speech; as a graceful walk; a graceful deportment; a graceful speaker; a graceful air.

High o'er the rest in arms the graceful Turnus

rode.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Gracefully

GRA'CEFULLY, adverb With a pleasing dignity; elegantly; with a natural ease and propriety; as, to walk or speak gracefully


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Gracefulness

GRA'CEFULNESS, noun Elegance of manner or deportment; beauty with dignity in manner, motion or countenance. gracefulness consists in the natural ease and propriety of an action, accompanied with a countenance expressive of dignity or elevation of mind. Happy is the man who can add the gracefulness of ease to the dignity of merit.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Graceless

GRA'CELESS, adjective Void of grace; corrupt; depraved; unregenerate; unsanctified.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Gracelessly

GRA'CELESSLY, adverb Without grace.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Graces

GRA'CES,noun Good graces favor; friendship.


Naves Topical Index
Graces, Christian