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Pure

The Bible

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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
Pure

PURE, adjective [Latin purus.]

1. Separate from all heterogeneous or extraneous matter; clear; free from mixture; as pure water; pure clay; pure sand; pure air; pure silver of gold. pure wine is very scare.

2. Free from moral defilement; without spot; not sullied or tarnished; incorrupt; undebased by moral turpitude; holy.

Thou art of purer eyes than to behold evil. Habakkuk 1:13. Proverbs 20:9.

3. Genuine; real; true; incorrupt; unadulterated; as pure religion. James 1:27.

4. Unmixed; separate from any other subject or from every thing foreign; as pure mathematics.

5. Free from guilt; guiltless; innocent.

No hand of strife is pure but that which wins.

6. Not vitiated with improper or corrupt words or phrases; as a pure style of discourse or composition.

7. Disinterested; as pure benevolence.

8. Chaste; as a pure virgin.

9. Free from vice or moral turpitude. Titus 1:15.

10. Ceremonially clean; unpolluted. Ezra 6:20.

11. Free from any thing improper; as, his motives are pure

12. Mere; absolute; that and that only; unconnected with any thing else; as a pure villain. He did that from pure compassion, or pure good nature.

PURE, verb transitive To purify; to cleanse. [Not in use.]


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Purely

PU'RELY, adverb In a pure manner; with an entire separation of heterogeneous or foul matter. Isaiah 1:25.

1. Without any mixture of improper or vicious words or phrases.

2. Innocently; without guilt.

3. Merely; absolutely; without connection with any thing else; completely; totally. The meeting was purely accidental.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Pureness

PU'RENESS, noun Clearness; an unmixed state; separation or freedom from any heterogeneous or foreign matter; as the pureness of water or other liquor; the pureness of a metal; the pureness of marl or clay; the pureness of air.

1. Freedom from moral turpitude or guilt.

May we evermore serve thee in holiness and pureness of living.

2. Simplicity; freedom from mixture or composition.

An essence eternal and spiritual, of absolute pureness and simplicity.

3. Freedom from vicious or improper words, phrases or modes of speech; as pureness of style.

Pure villenage, in the feudal law, is a tenure of lands by uncertain services at the will of the lord; opposed to privileged villenage.