The Bible

Bible Usage:

  • Nod used once.


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

Strongs Concordance:


Easton's Bible Dictionary

Exile; wandering; unrest, a name given to the country to which Cain fled (Genesis 4:16). It lay on the east of Eden.

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

vagabond; fugitive

Naves Topical Index

Cain dwelt in
Genesis 4:16

Smith's Bible Dictionary

(flight), the land to which Cain fled after the murder of Abel. [CAIN]

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

NOD, verb intransitive [Gr. contracted; a nod; to nod to beckon, a leap a spring; to leap, to throb or beat, as the pulse]

1. To incline the head with a quick motion, either forward or sidewise, as persons nod in sleep.

2. To bend or incline with a quick motion; as nodding plumes.

The nodding verdure of its brow.

3. To be drowsy.

Your predecessors, contrary to other authors, never pleased their readers more than when they were nodding.

4. To make a slight bow; also, to beckon with a nod

NOD, verb transitive To incline or bend; to shake.

NOD, noun

1. A quick declination of the head.

A look or a nod only ought to correct them when they do amiss.

2. A quick declination or inclination.

Like a drunken sailor on a mast, ready with every nod to tumble down.

3. A quick inclination of the head in drowsiness or sleep.

4. A slight obeisance.

5. A command; as in Latin numen, for nutamen.