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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

BESTOR, verb transitive [be and stow, a place. See Stow. Literally, to set or place.]

1. To give; to confer; to impart; with the sense of gratuity, and followed by on or upon.

Consecrate yourselves to the Lord, that he may bestow on you a blessing. Exodus 32:1.

Though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor. 1 Corinthians 13:3.

This word should never be followed by to.

2. To give in marriage; to dispose of.

I could have bestowed her upon a fine gentleman.

3. To apply; to place for the purpose of exertion, or use; as, to bestow our whole force upon an object.

4. To lay out, or dispose of; to give in payment for; as, to bestow money for what we desire. Deuteronomy 14:26.

5. To lay up in store; to deposit for safe keeping; to stow; to place.

I have no room where to bestow my fruits. Luke 12:1.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

BESTORM', verb intransitive [be and storm.] To storm; to rage. [Not used.]

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

BESTOWAL, noun A conferring; disposal. [Little used.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

BESTOWED, participle present tense Given gratuitously; conferred; laid out; applied; deposited for safe-keeping.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

BESTOWER, noun One who bestows; a giver; a disposer.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

BESTOWING, participle present tense Conferring gratuitously; laying out; applying; depositing in store.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

BESTOWMENT, noun The act of giving gratuitously; a conferring.

God the father had committed the bestowment of the blessings purchased, to his son.

If we consider this bestowment of gifts in this view.

Whatever may be the secret counsel of his will respecting his own bestowment of saving grace.

1. That which is conferred, or given; donation.

They strengthened his hands by their liberal bestowments on him and his family.

The free and munificent bestowment of the Sovereign Judge.