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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

APPE'AR, verb intransitive [Latin appareo, of ad and pareo, to appear or be manifest.]

1. To come or be in sight; to be in view; to be visible.

The leprosy appeareth in the skin of the flesh. Leviticus 13:57.

And God said, Let the dry land appear Genesis 1:9.

2. To become visible to the eye, as a spirit, or to the apprehension of the mind; a sense frequent in scripture.

The Lord appeared to Abram, and said. Genesis 1:92.

The angel of the Lord appeared to him in a flame of fire out of the midst of the bush. Exodus 3:2.

3. To stand in presence of, as parties or advocates before a court, or as persons to be tried. The defendant, being called, did not appear

We must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ. 2 Corinthians 5:10.

4. To be obvious; to be known, as a subject of observation or comprehension.

Let thy work appear to thy servant. Psalms 90:16.

It doth not yet appear what we shall be. 1 John 3:2.

5. To be clear or made clear by evidence; as, this fact appears by ancient records.

But sin that it might appear sin. Romans 7:13.

6. To seem, in opposition to reality.

They disfigure their faces, that they may appear to men to fast. Matthew 6:16.

7. To be discovered, or laid open.

That they shame may appear Jeremiah 13:26.

APPE'AR, noun Appearance. obsolete

Webster's 1828 Dictionary


1. The act of coming into sight; the act of becoming visible to the eye; as, his sudden appearance surprised me.

2. The thing seen; a phenomenon; as an appearance in the sky.

3. Semblance; apparent likeness.

There was upon the tabernacle as it were the appearance of fire. Numbers 9:15.

4. External show; semblance assumed, in opposition to reality or substance; as, we are often deceived by appearances; he has the appearance of virtue.

For man looketh on the outward appearance 1 Samuel 16:7

5. Personal presence; exhibition of the person; as, he made his first appearance at court or on the stage.

6. Exhibition of the character; introduction of a person to the public in a particular character, as a person makes his appearance in the world, as a historian, an artist, or an orator.

7. Probability; likelihood. This sense is rather an inference from the third or fourth; as probability is inferred from external semblance or show.

8. Presence; mien; figure; as presented by the person, dress or manners; as, the lady made a noble appearance

9. A being present in court; a defendant's filing common or special bail to a process.

10. An apparition.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

APPE'ARER, noun The person that appears.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

APPE'ARING, participle present tense Coming in sight; becoming evident; making an external show; seeming; having the semblance.

APPE'ARING, noun The act of becoming visible; appearance.