King James Bible Dictionary



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Bible Usage:


  • 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

Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

HATE, verb transitive [Latin odi, for hodi.]

1. To dislike greatly; to have a great aversion to. It expresses less than abhor, detest, and abominate, unless pronounced with a peculiar emphasis.

How long will fools hate knowledge? Proverbs 1:22.

Blessed are ye when men shall hate you. Luke 6:22.

The Roman tyrant was contented to be hated, if he was but feared.

2. In Scripture, it signifies to love less.

If any man come to me, and hate not father and mother, etc. Luke 14:26.

He that spareth the rod, hateth his son. Proverbs 13:24.

HATE, noun Great dislike or aversion; hatred.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

HA'TED, participle passive Greatly disliked.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

HA'TEFUL, adjective Odious; exciting great dislike, aversion or disgust. All sin is hateful in the sight of God and of good men.

1. That feels hatred; malignant; malevolent.

And, worse than death, to view with hateful eyes

His rival's conquest.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

HA'TEFULLY, adverb Odiously; with great dislike.

1. Malignantly; maliciously. Ezekiel 23:29.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

HA'TEFULNESS, noun Odiousness; the quality of being hateful, or of exciting aversion or disgust.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

HA'TER, noun One that hates.

An enemy to God, and hater of all good.