- First Reference: Genesis 23:6
- Last Reference: Acts 15:7
- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: Yes
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: Yes
- Included in BDB: Yes
- H1249 Used 1 time
- H1305 Used 2 times
- H4004 Used 2 times
- H4005 Used 7 times
- H977 Used 5 times
- G1586 Used 1 time
Between judgments, by David
2 Samuel 24:12; 1 Chronicles 21:11-13
Deuteronomy 30:19-20; Joshua 24:15-18; 1 Kings 18:21
Contingencies; Blessing, Contingent upon Obedience
1. The act of choosing; the voluntary act of selecting or separating from two or more things that which is preferred; or the determination of the mind in preferring one thing to another; election.
Ye know how that a good while ago God made choice among us, that the Gentiles by my moth should hear the word of the gospel, and believe. Acts 15:7.
2. The power of choosing; option.
Where there is force, there can be no choice
Of these alternatives we have our own choice
3. Care in selecting; judgment or skill in distinguishing what is to be preferred, and in giving a preference.
I imagine Cesars apothems were collected with judgment and choice
4. The thing chosen; that which is approved and selected in preference to others; selection.
Nor let thy conquests only be her choice
5. The best part of any thing; that which is preferable, and properly the object of choice
In the choice of our sepulchers bury thy dead. Genesis 23:6.
6. The act of electing to office by vote; election.
To make choice of, to choose; to select; to separate and take in preference.
1. Worthy of being preferred; select; precious; very valuable.
My choicest hours of life are lost.
My revenue is better than choice silver. Proverbs 8:10.
2. Holding dear; preserving or using with care, as valuable; frugal; as, to be choice of time or of advantages.
3. Selecting with care, and due attention to preference; as, to be choice of ones company.
CHOICE-DRAWN, adjective Selected with particular care.
CHOICELESS, adjective Not having the power of choosing; not free.
1. With care in choosing; with nice regard to preference; with exact choice; as a band of men choicely collected.
2. Valuably; excellently; preferably; curiously.
3. With great care; carefully; as a thing choicely preserved.
CHOICENESS, noun Valuableness; particular value or worth; as the choiceness of a plant or of wine.