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Bible Usage:


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

Strongs Concordance:

  • H98 Used 3 times


Smith's Bible Dictionary

The ponds of Egypt, (Exodus 7:19; 13:5) were doubtless water left by the inundation of the Nile. Ponds for fish mentioned in (Isaiah 19:10)

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

POND, noun [Latin pono; pontus, the sea.]

1. A body of stagnant water without an outlet, larger than a puddle, and smaller than a lake; or a like body of water with a small outlet. In the United States, we give this name to collections of water in the interior country, which are fed by springs, and from which issues a small stream. These ponds are often a mile or two or even more in length, and the current issuing from them is used to drive the wheels of mills and furnaces.

2. A collection of water raised in a river by a dam, for the purpose of propelling mill-wheels. These artificial ponds are called mill-ponds.

POND for fist. [See Fish-pond.]

POND, verb transitive [from the noun.] To make a pond; to collect in a pond by stopping the current of a river.

POND, verb transitive To ponder. [Not in use.]

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PON'DER, verb transitive [Latin pondero, from pondo, pondus, a pound; pendeo, pendo, to weigh.]

1. To weigh in the mind; to consider and compare the circumstances or consequences of an event, or the importance of the reasons for or against a decision.

Mary kept all these things, and pondered them in her heart. Luke 2:19.

2. To view with deliberation; to examine.

Ponder the path of thy feet. Proverbs 4:26.

The Lord pondereth the hearts. Proverbs 21:2.

To ponder on, is sometimes used, but is not be to countenanced.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PON'DERABLE, adjective That may be weighed; capable of being weighed.

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PON'DERAL, adjective [from Latin pondus, weight.] Estimated or ascertained by weight, as distinguished from numeral; as a ponderal drachma.

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PON'DERANCE, noun Weight; gravity.

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PON'DERATE, verb transitive To weigh in the mind; to consider. [Not in use.]

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PONDERA'TION, noun The act of weighing. [Little used.]

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PON'DERED, participle passive Weighed in the mind; considered; examined by intellectual operation.

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PON'DERER, noun One that weighs in his mind.

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PON'DERING, participle present tense Weighing intellectually; considering; deliberating on.

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PON'DERINGLY, adverb With consideration or deliberation.

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PONDEROS'ITY, noun Weight; gravity; heaviness.

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PON'DEROUS, adjective [Latin ponderosus.]

1. Very heavy; weighty; as a ponderous shield; a ponderous load.

2. Important; momentous; as a ponderous project. [This application of the word is unusual.]

3. Forcible; strongly impulsive; as a motion vehement or ponderous; a ponderous blow.

Ponderous spar, heavy spar, or baryte.

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PON'DEROUSLY, adverb With great weight.

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PON'DEROUSNESS, noun Weight; heaviness; gravity.

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POND'-WEED, noun [pond and weed.] A plant of the genus Potamogeton. The triple-headed pond-weed is of the genus Zannichellia.