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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

IN'STANT, adjective [Latin instans, insto.]

1. Pressing; urgent; importunate; earnest.

Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer. Romans 12:12.

2. Immediate; without intervening time; present.

Impending death is thine and instant doom.

3. Quick; making no delay.

Instant he flew with hospitable haste.

4. Present; current. On the tenth of July instant

IN'STANT, noun A point in duration; a moment; a part of duration in which we perceive no succession, or a part that occupies the time of a single thought.

1. A particular time.

Smith's Bible Dictionary
Instant, Instantly

in the Authorized Version, means urgent, urgently or fervently, as will be seen from the following passages: (Luke 7:4; 23:23; Acts 26:7; Romans 12:12)

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

INSTANTANE'ITY, noun Unpremeditated production.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

INSTANTA'NEOUS, adjective Done in an instant; occurring or acting without any perceptible succession; very speedily. The passage of electricity through any given space appears to be instantaneous

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

INSTANTA'NEOUSLY, adverb In an instant; in a moment; in an indivisible point of duration. The operations of the human mind are wonderful; our thoughts fly from world to world instantaneously In the western parts of the Atlantic states of America, showers of rain sometimes begin instantaneously

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

INSTANTA'NEOUSNESS, noun The quality of being done in an instant.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

INSTANT'ER, adverb [Latin] In law, immediately; at the present time; without delay.

The party was compelled to plead instanter

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

IN'STANTLY, adverb Immediately; without any intervening time; at the moment.

Lightning often kills instantly

1. With urgent importunity.

And when they came to Jesus, they besought him instantly saying, that he was worthy for whom he should do this. Luke 7:4.

2. With diligence and earnestness. Acts 26:7.