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Sprinkle

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: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

 

Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Sprinkle

SPRINKLE, verb transitive [G., Latin ]

1. To scatter; to disperse; as a liquid or a dry substance composed of fine separable particles; to besprinkle; as, to sprinkle the earth with water; to sprinkle a floor with sand; to sprinkle paper with iron filings.

2. To scatter on; to disperse on in small drops or particles; to besprinkle; as, to sprinkle the earth with water; to sprinkle a floor with sand; to sprinkle paper with iron filings.

3. To wash; to cleanse; to purify.

Having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience. Hebrews 10:22.

SPRINKLE, verb transitive

1. To perform the act of scattering a liquid or any fine substance, so that it may fall in small particles.

The priest shall sprinkle of the oil with his fingers. Leviticus 14:7.

Baptism may well enough be performed by sprinkling or effusion of water.

2. To rain moderately; as it sprinkles.

SPRINKLE, noun A small quantity scattered; also, an utensil for sprinkling.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Sprinkled

SPRINKLED, participle passive

1. Dispersed in small particles, as a liquid or as dust.

2. Having a liquid or a fine substance scattered over.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Sprinkler

SPRINKLER , noun One that sprinkles.