- charge used 102 times.
- chargeable used 5 times.
- charged used 51 times.
- chargedst used once.
- charger used 17 times.
- chargers used 3 times.
- charges used 6 times.
- chargest used once.
- charging used twice.
- First Reference: 2 Chronicles 8:14
- Last Reference: 1 Corinthians 9:7
- 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: Yes
- Included in BDB: Yes
Delivered to ministers.
Minister, A Sacred Teacher
CHARGE, verb transitive
1. To rush on; to fall on; to attack, especially with fixed bayonets; as, an army charges the enemy.
2. To load, as a musket or cannon; to thrust in powder, or powder and ball or shot.
3. To lead or burden; to throw on or impose that which oppresses; as, to charge the stomach with indigestible food; or to lay on, or to fill, without oppressing; as, to charge the memory with rules and precepts; to charge the mid with facts.
4. To set or lay on; to impose, as a tax; as, the land is charged with a quit rent; a rent is charge on the land.
5. To lay on or impose, as a task.
The gospel chargeth us with piety towards God.
6. To put or lay on; as, to charge a building with ornaments, often implying superfluity.
7. To lay on, as a duty; followed by with.
The commander charged the officer with the execution of the project. See Genesis 40:4
8. To entrust to; as, an officer is charged with dispatches.
9. To set to, as a dept; to place on the debit side of an account; as, to charge a man with the price of goods sold to him.
10. To load or lay on in words, something wrong, reproachful or criminal; to impute to; as, to charge a man with theft.
11. To lay on in words; to impute to; followed by on before the person; as, to charge a crime on the offender; to charge evil consequences on the doctrines of the stoics.
12. To lay on, give or communicate, as an order, command or earnest request; to enjoin; to exhort.
In all this, Job sinned not, nor charged God foolishly. Job 1:22.
13. To lay on, give or communicate, as an order, command or earnest request; to enjoin; to exhort.
CHARGE them that are rich in this world, that they be not high-minded. 1 Timothy 6:17.
In this sense, when the command is given in the name of God, or with an oath, the phrase amounts to an adjuration.
To adjure; to bind by an oath. 1 Samuel 14:28.
14. To give directions to; to instruct authoritatively; as, the judge charged the grand jury to inquire respecting breaches of the peace.
15. To communicate electrical matter to, as to a coated vial, or an electrical battery.
CHARGE, verb intransitive To make an onset. Thus Glanville says, like your heroes of antiquity, he charges in iron; and we say, to charge with fixed bayonets. But in this application, the object is understood; to charge the enemy.
1. That which is laid on or in; in a general sense, any load or burden. It is the same word radically as cargo.
2. The quantity of powder, or of powder and ball or shot, used to load a musket, cannon or other like instrument.
3. An onset; a rushing on an enemy; attack; especially by moving troops with fixed bayonets. But it is used for an onset of cavalry as well as of infantry.
4. An order, injunction, mandate, command.
Moses gave Joshua a charge Numbers 27:19.
The king gave charge concerning Absalom. 2 Samuel 18:5.
5. That which is enjoined, committed, entrusted or delivered to another, implying care, custody, oversight, or duty to be performed by the person entrusted.
I gave Hanani charge over Jerusalem. Nehemiah 7:2.
Hence the word includes any trust or commission; an office, duty, employment. It is followed by of or over; more generally by of. Hence,
6. The person or thing committed to anothers custody, care or management; a trust. Thus the people of a parish are called the ministers charge
The starry guardian drove his charge away to some fresh pasture.
7. Instructions given by a judge to a jury, or by a bishop to his clergy. The word may be used as synonymous with command, direction, exhortation or injunction, but always implies solemnity.
8. Imputation in a bad sense; accusation.
Lay not this sin to their charge Acts 7:60.
9. That which constitutes debt, in commercial transactions; an entry of money or the price of goods, on the debit side of an account.
10. Cost; expense; as, the charges of the war are to be borne by the nation.
11. Imposition on land or estate; rent, tax, or whatever constitutes a burden or duty.
12. In military affairs, a signal to attack; as, to sound the charge
13. The posture of a weapon fitted for an attack or combat.
Their armed slaves in charge
14. Among farriers, a preparation of the consistence of a thick decoction, or between an ointment and a plaster, used as a remedy for sprains and inflammations.
15. In heraldry, that which is borne upon the color; or the figures represented on the escutcheon, by which the bearers are distinguished from one another.
16. In electrical experiments, a quantity of electrical fluid, communicated to a coated jar, vial or pane of glass.
A charge of lead, is thirty-six pigs, each containing six stone, wanting two pounds.
1. That may be charged; that may be set, laid, imposed; as, a duty of forty per cent is chargeable on wine.
2. Subject to be charged; as, wine is chargeable with a duty of forty per cent.
3. Expensive; costly; as a chargeable family.
4. Laying or bringing expense.
Because we would not be chargeable to any of you. 1 Thessalonians 2:9.
5. Imputable; that may be laid or attributed as a crime, fault or debt; as a fault chargeable on a man.
6. Subject to be charged or accused; as a man chargeable with a fault, or neglect.
CHARGEABLENESS, noun Expensiveness; cost; costliness.
CHARGEABLY, adverb Expensively; at great cost.
CHARGED, participle passive Loaded; burdened; attacked; laid on; instructed; imputed; accused; placed to the debt; ordered; commanded.
CHARGEFUL, adjective Expensive; costly.
CHARGELESS, adjective Not expensive; free from expense.
A bowl or deep dish. The silver vessels given by the heads of the tribes for the services of the tabernacle are so named (Numbers 7:13, etc.). The "charger" in which the Baptist's head was presented was a platter or flat wooden trencher (Matthew 14:8, 11; Mark 6:25, 28). The chargers of gold and silver of Ezra 1:9 were probably basins for receiving the blood of sacrifices.
Dedicated to the tabernacle
Numbers 7:13; Numbers 7:19; Numbers 7:25; Numbers 7:31; Numbers 7:37; Numbers 7:43; Numbers 7:49; Numbers 7:55; Numbers 7:61; Numbers 7:67; Numbers 7:73; Numbers 7:79; Numbers 7:84-85
John the Baptist's head carried on
Matthew 14:8; Matthew 14:11
a shallow vessel for receiving water or blood, also for presenting offerings of fine flour with oil. (Numbers 7:79) The daughter of Herodias brought the head of St. John the Baptist in a charger, (Matthew 14:8) probably a trencher or platter. [BASIN]
1. In Scots law, one who charges another in a suit.
2. A large dish. Numbers 7:13.
3. A horse used for attack.