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Lawful

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • 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
Lawful

LAW'FUL, adjective

1. Agreeable to law; conformable to law; allowed by law; legal; legitimate. That is deemed lawful which no law forbids, but many things are lawful which are not expedient.

2. Constituted by law; rightful; as the lawful owner of lands.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Lawfully

LAW'FULLY, adverb Legally; in accordance with law; without violating law. We may lawfully do what the laws do not forbid.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Lawfulness

LAW'FULNESS, noun The quality of being conformable to law; legality. The lawfulness of an action does not always prove its propriety or expedience.