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Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

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

Strongs Concordance:

Naves Topical Index
Image

Smith's Bible Dictionary
Image

Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Image

IM'AGE, noun [Latin imago.]

1. A representation or similitude of any person or thing, formed of a material substance; as an image wrought out of stone, wood or wax.

Whose is this image and superscription? Matthew 22:20.

2. A statue.

3. An idol; the representation of any person or thing, that is an object of worship. The second commandment forbids the worship of images.

4. The likeness of any thing on canvas; a picture; a resemblance painted.

5. Any copy, representation or likeness.

The child is the image of its mother.

6. Semblance; show; appearance.

The face of things a frightful image bears.

7. An idea; a representation of any thing to the mind; a conception; a picture drawn by fancy.

Can we conceive

Image of aught delightful, soft or great?

8. In rhetoric, a lively description of any thing in discourse, which presents a kind of picture to the mind.

9. In optics, the figure of any object, made by rays of light proceeding from the several points of it. Thus a mirror reflects the image of a person standing before it, as does water in a vessel or stream, when undisturbed.

IM'AGE, verb transitive To imagine; to copy by the imagination; to form a likeness in the mind by the fancy or recollection.

And image charms he must behold no more.


Easton's Bible Dictionary
Imagery

Only in the phrase "chambers of his imagery" (Ezekiel 8:12). (See CHAMBER.)


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Imagery

IM'AGERY, noun im'ajry. Sensible representations, pictures, statues.

Rich carvings, portraitures and imagery

1. Show; appearance.

What can thy imagery and sorrow mean?

2. Forms of the fancy; false ideas; imaginary phantasms.

The imagery of a melancholic fancy.

3. Representations in writing or speaking; lively descriptions which impress the images of things on the mind; figures in discourse.

I wish there may be in this poem any instance of good imagery

4. Form; make.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Image-worship

IM'AGE-WORSHIP, noun The worship of images; idolatry.