- devout used 9 times.
- First Reference: Luke 2:25
- Last Reference: Acts 22:12
- 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: No
DEVOUT, adjective [Latin See Devote.]
1. Yielding a solemn and reverential attention to God in religious exercises, particularly in prayer.
We must be constant and devout in the worship of God.
2. Pious; devoted to religion; religious.
Simeon was a just man and devout Luke 2:25.
DEVOUT men carried Stephen to his burial. Acts 8:2.
3. Expressing devotion or piety; as, with eyes devout
4. Sincere; solemn; earnest; as, you have my devout wishes for your safety.
DEVOUT, noun A devotee. [Not used.]
DEVOUTLESS, adjective Destitute of devotion.
DEVOUTLESSNESS, noun Want of devotion.
1. With solemn attention and reverence to God; with ardent devotion.
He was devoutly engaged in prayer.
2. Piously; religiously; with pious thoughts; as, he viewed the cross devoutly
3. Sincerely; solemnly; earnestly; as, a consummation devoutly to be wished.
DEVOUTNESS, noun The quality or state of being devout.