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Toward

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
Toward

TO'WARD

TO'WARDLINESS, noun [from towardly.] Readiness to do or learn; aptness; docility.

The beauty and towardliness of these children moved her brethren to envy.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Towardly

TO'WARDLY, adjective Ready to do or learn; apt; docile; tractable; compliant with duty.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Towardness

TO'WARDNESS, noun Docility; towardliness.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Towards

TO'WARDS, preposition [Latin versus, verto.]

1. In the direction to.

He set his face toward the wilderness. Numbers 24:1.

2. With direction to, in a moral sense; with respect to; regarding.

His eye shall be evil toward his brother. Deuteronomy 28:1.

Herein do I exercise myself to have always a conscience void of offense toward God and toward men. Acts 24:1.

Hearing of thy love and faith which thou hast toward the Lord Jesus Christ, and toward all saints. Phile 5.

3. With ideal tendency to.

This was the first alarm England received towards any trouble.

4. Nearly.

I am towards nine years older since I left you.

TO'WARD

TO'WARDS, adverb Near; at hand; in a state of preparation.

TO'WARD, adjective Ready to do or learn; not forward; apt; as a toward youth.