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Bible Usage:


  • 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

ADJU'RE, verb transitive [Latin adjuro, to swear solemnly, or compel one to swear; from ad and juro, to swear.]

1. To charge, bind or command on oath, or under the penalty of a curse.

Joshua adjured them at that time, saying, cursed be the man before the Lord, that riseth up and buildeth this city of Jericho. Joshua 6:26.

2. To charge earnestly and solemnly, on pain of God's wrath.

I adjure thee by the living God. Matthew 26:63, Acts 19:13.

3. To conjure; to charge, urge or summon with solemnity.

The magistrates adjured by all the bonds of civil duty.

Ye sacred stars, be all of you adjured.

The Commissioners adjured them not to let pass so favorable an opportunity of securing their liberties.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

ADJU'RED, participle passive Charged on oath, or with a denunciation of God's wrath; solemnly urged.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

ADJU'RER, noun One that adjures; one that exacts an oath.