- First Reference: Exodus 15:8
- Last Reference: Isaiah 37:7
- 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: No
- Included in BDB: Yes
BL'AST, verb transitive [Literally, to strike.] To make to wither by some pernicious influence, as too much heat or moisture, or other destructive cause; or to check growth and prevent from coming to maturity and producing fruit; to blight, as trees or plants.
1. To affect with some sudden violence, plague, calamity, or destructive influence, which destroys or causes to fail; as, to blast pride or hopes. The figurative senses of this verb are taken from the blasting of plants, and all express the idea of checking growth, preventing maturity, impairing, injuring, destroying, or disappointing of the intended effect; as, to blast credit, or reputation; to blast designs.
2. To confound, or strike with force, by a loud blast or din.
3. To split rocks by an explosion of gun powder.
They did not stop to blast this ore.
BL'ASTED, participle passive Affected by some cause that checks growth, injures, impairs, destroys, or renders abortive; split by an explosion of gunpowder.
BL'ASTER, noun He or that which blasts or destroys.
1 Kings 8:37
Sent as a judgment
Deuteronomy 28:22; 2 Kings 19:7; Isaiah 37:7; Amos 4:9; Haggai 2:17
Exodus 15:8; 2 Samuel 22:16; Job 4:9; Psalms 18:15
BL'ASTING, participle present tense Affecting by a blast; preventing from coming to maturity; frustrating; splitting by an explosion of gun powder.
BL'ASTING, noun A blast; destruction by a pernicious cause; explosion.
BL'ASTMENT, noun Blast; sudden stroke of some destructive cause. [Superseded by blast and blasting.]
Chamberlain to king Herod Agrippa I. (Acts 12:20). Such persons generally had great influence with their masters.
that buds or brings forth
One of Herod's officers.
(sprout), the chamberlain of Herod Agrippa I. (Acts 12:20)