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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • 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

Strongs Concordance:

Easton's Bible Dictionary

Denotes the whole creation in Romans 8:39; Colossians 1:15; Revelation 5:13; the whole human race in Mark 16:15; Romans 8:19-22.

The living creatures in Ezekiel 10:15, 17, are imaginary beings, symbols of the Divine attributes and operations.

Naves Topical Index

See Creation; God, Creator; Man, Created
Creation; God, Creator; Man, Created

New creature

General references
2 Corinthians 5:17; Galatians 6:15

Webster's 1828 Dictionary


1. That which is created; every being besides the Creator, or every thing not self-existent. The sun, moon and stars; the earth, animals, plants, light, darkness, air, water, etc., are the creatures of God.

2. In a restricted sense, an animal of any kind; a living being; a beast. In a more restricted sense, man. Thus we say, he was in trouble and no creature was present to aid him.

3. A human being, in contempt; as an idle creature; a poor creature; what a creature!

4. With words of endearment, it denotes a human being beloved; as a pretty creature; a sweet creature

5. That which is produced, formed or imagined; as a creature of the imagination.

6. A person who owes his rise and fortune to another; one who is made to be what he is.

Great princes thus, when favorites they raise, to justify their grace, their creatures praise.

7. A dependent; a person who is subject to the will or influence of another.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CREATURELY, adjective Having the qualities of a creature. [Little used.]

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CREATURESHIP, noun The state of a creature. [Little used.]