- intelligence used once.
- Bible Reference: Daniel 11:30
- 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: No
- Included in BDB: No
- H995 Used 1 time
INTEL'LIGENCE, noun [Latin intelligentia, from intelligo, to understand. This verb is probably composed of in, inter, or intus, within, and lego to collect. The primary sense of understand is generally to take or hold, as we say, to take one's ideas or meaning.]
1. Understanding; skill.
2. Notice; information communicated; an account of things distant or before unknown. intelligence may be transmitted by messengers, by letters, by signals or by telegraphs.
3. Commerce of acquaintance; terms of intercourse. Good intelligence between men is harmony. So we say, there is a good understanding between persons, when they have the same views, or are free from discord.
4. A spiritual being; as a created intelligence It is believed that the universe is peopled with innumerable superior intelligences.
INTEL'LIGENCE, verb transitive To inform; to instruct. [Little used.]
INTEL'LIGENCED, participle passive Informed; instructed. [Little used.]
INTEL'LIGENCE-OFFICE, noun An office or place where information may be obtained, particularly respecting servants to be hired.
INTEL'LIGENCER, noun One who sends or conveys intelligence; one who gives notice of private or distant transactions; a messenger.
1. A public paper; a newspaper.