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Land

The Bible

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Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: No
  • 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: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Naves Topical Index
Land

Appeared on third creative day
Genesis 1:9

Original title to, from God
Genesis 13:14-17; Genesis 15:7; Exodus 23:31; Leviticus 25:23

Bought and sold
Genesis 23:3-18; Genesis 33:19; Acts 4:34; Acts 5:1-8

Sale and redemption of, laws concerning
Leviticus 25:15-16; Leviticus 25:23-33; Leviticus 27:17-24; Numbers 36:4; Jeremiah 32:7-16; Jeremiah 32:25; Jeremiah 32:44; Ezekiel 46:18

Conveyance of:

By written deeds and other forms
Genesis 23:3-20; Ruth 4:3-8; Ruth 4:11; Jeremiah 32:9-14

Witnessed
Genesis 23:10-11; Ruth 4:9-11; Jeremiah 32:9-14

Sold for debt
Nehemiah 5:3-5

Rights in, alienated
2 Kings 8:1-6

Leased
Luke 20:9-16; Matthew 21:33-41

Priests' part in
Genesis 47:22; Ezekiel 48:10

King's part in
Ezekiel 48:21

Widow's dower in
Ruth 4:3-9

Unmarried woman's rights in
Numbers 27:1-11; Numbers 36:1-11

To rest every seventh year for the benefit of the poor
Exodus 23:11

Products of, for all
Ecclesiastes 5:9

Monopoly of
Genesis 47:20-26; Isaiah 5:8; Micah 2:1-2
Mortgage

Rules for apportioning Canaan among the tribes

General references
Ezekiel 47:22
Ezekiel 47:22
Canaan, 2


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Land

LAND, noun

1. Earth, or the solid matter which constitutes the fixed part of the surface of the globe, in distinction from the sea or other waters, which constitute the fluid or movable part. Hence we say, the globe is terraqueous, consisting of land and water. The seaman in a long voyage longs to see land

2. Any portion of the solid, superficial part of the globe, whether a kingdom or country, or a particular region. The United States is denominated the land of freedom.

Go, view the land even Jericho. Joshua 2:1.

3. Any small portion of the superficial part of the earth or ground. We speak of the quantity of land in a manor. Five hundred acres of land is a large farm.

4. Ground; soil, or the superficial part of the earth in respect to its nature or quality; as good land; poor land; moist or dry land

5. Real Estate. A traitor forfeits all his lands and tenements.

6. The inhabitants of a country or region; a nation or people.

These answers in the silent night received, the king himself divulged, the land believed.

7. The ground left unplowed between furrows, is by some of our farmers called a land

To make the land

To make land In seaman's language, is to discover land from sea, as the ship approaches it.

To shut in the land to lose sight of the land left, by the intervention of a point or promontory.

To set the land to see by the compass how it bears from the ship.

LAND, noun Urine; whence the old expression, land dam, to kill. obsolete

LAND, verb transitive to set on shore; to disembark; to debark; as, to land troops from a ship or boat; to land goods.

LAND, verb intransitive To go on shore from a ship or boat; to disembark.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Landau

LAN'DAU, noun A kind of coach or carriage whose top may be opened and thrown back; so called from a town in Germany.

LAND'-BREEZE, noun [land and breeze.] A current of air setting from the land towards the sea.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Landed

LAND'ED, participle passive

1. Disembarked; set on shore from a ship or boat.

2. adjective Having an estate in land; as a landed gentleman.

The house of commons must consist, for the most part, of landed men.

3. Consisting in real estate or land; as landed security; landed property. The landed interest of a nation is the interest consisting in land; but the word is used also for the owners of that interest, the proprietors of land.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Landfall

LAND'FALL, noun [land and fall.]

1. A sudden translation of property in land by the death of a rich man.

2. In seamen's language, the first land discovered after a voyage.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Landflood

LAND'FLOOD, noun [land and flood.] An overflowing of land by water; an inundation. Properly, a flood from the land from the swelling of rivers; but I am not sure that it is always used in this sense.

LAND'-FORCE, noun [land and force.] A military force, army or troops serving on land, as distinguished from a naval force.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Landgrave

LAND'GRAVE, noun

In Germany, a count or earl; or an officer nearly corresponding to the earl of England, and the count of France. It is now a title of certain princes who possess estates or territories called landgraviates.


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Landgraviate

LANDGRA'VIATE, noun The territory held by a landgrave, or his office, jurisdiction or authority.


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Landholder

LAND'HOLDER, noun A holder, owner or proprietor of land.


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Landing

LAND'ING, participle present tense Setting on shore; coming on shore.


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Landing-place

LAND'ING-PLACE, noun A place on the shore of the sea or of a lake, or on the bank of a river; where persons land or come on shore, or where goods are set on shore.


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Landjobber

LAND'JOBBER, noun A man who makes a business of buying land on speculation, or of buying and selling for the profit of bargains, or who buys and sells for others.


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Landlady

LAND'LADY, noun [See Landlord.]

1. A woman who has tenants holding from her.

2. The mistress of an inn.


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Landless

LAND'LESS, adjective Destitute of land; having no property in land.


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Landlock

LAND'LOCK, verb transitive [land and lock.] To inclose or encompass by land.


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Landlocked

LAND'LOCKED, participle passive Encompassed by land, so that no point of the compass is open to the sea.


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Landloper

LAND'LOPER, noun [See Leap and Interloper.]

A landman; literally, a land runner; a term of reproach among seamen to designate a man who passes his life on land.


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Landlord

LAND'LORD, noun

1. The lord of a manor or of land; the owner of land who has tenants under him.

2. The master of an inn or tavern.


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Landman

LAND'MAN, noun A man who serves on land; opposed to seaman.


Easton's Bible Dictionary
Landmark

A boundary line indicated by a stone, stake, etc. (Deuteronomy 19:14; 27:17; Proverbs 22:28; 23:10; Job 24:2). Landmarks could not be removed without incurring the severe displeasure of God.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Landmark

LAND'MARK, noun [land and mark.]

1. A mark to designate the boundary of land; any mark or fixed object; as a marked tree, a stone, a ditch, or a heap of stones, by which the limits of a farm, a town or other portion of territory may be known and preserved.

Thou shalt not remove thy neighbor's landmark Deuteronomy 19:14.

2. In navigation, any elevated object on land that serves as a guide to seamen.

LAND'-OFFICE, noun In the United States, an office in which the sales of new land are registered, and warrants issued for the location of land and other business respecting unsettled land is transacted.


Naves Topical Index
Landmarks

Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Landscape

LAND'SCAPE, noun

1. A portion of land or territory which the eye can comprehend in a single view, including mountains, rivers, lakes, and whatever the land contains.

- Whilst the landscape round it measures, russet lawns and fallows gray, where the nibbling flocks do stray.

2. A picture, exhibiting the form of a district of country, as far as the eye can reach, or a particular extent of land and the objects it contains, or its various scenery.

3. The view or prospect of a district of country.


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Landslip

LAND'SLIP, noun A portion of a hill or mountain, which slips or slides down; or the sliding down of a considerable tract of land from a mountain. landslips are not unfrequent in Swisserland.


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Landsman

LAND'SMAN, noun In seaman's language, a sailor on board a ship, who has not before been at sea.


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Landstreight

LAND'STREIGHT, noun A narrow slip of land. [Not used.]

LAND'-TAX, noun A tax assessed on land and buildings.

LAND'-TURN, noun A land breeze.

LAND'-WAITER, noun An officer of the customs, whose duty is to wait or attend on the landing of goods, and to examine, weigh or measure, and take an account of them.


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Landward

LAND'WARD, adverb Toward the land.

LAND'-WIND, noun A wind blowing from the land.

LAND'-WORKER, noun One who tills the ground.