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Bible Usage:


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  • 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

KIND, noun

1. Race; genus; generic class; as in mankind or humankind. In technical language, kind answers to genus.

2. Sort, in a sense more loose than genus; as, there are several kinds of eloquence and of style, many kinds of music, many kinds of government, various kinds of architecture or of painting, various kinds of soil, etc.

3. Particular nature; as laws most perfect in their kind

4. Natural state; produce or commodity, as distinguished from money; as taxes paid in kind

5. Nature; natural propensity or determination.

Some of you, on pure instinct of nature,

Are led by kind t' admire your fellow creature.

6. Manner; way. [Little used.]

7. Sort. He spoke with a kind of scorn or contempt.

KIND, adjective

1. Disposed to do good to others, and to make them happy by granting their requests, supplying their wants or assisting them in distress; having tenderness or goodness of nature; benevolent; benignant.

God is kind to the unthankful, and to the evil. Luke 6:35.

Be ye kind one to another, tender-hearted. Ephesians 4:32.

2. Proceeding from tenderness or goodness of heart; benevolent; as a kind act; a kind return of favors.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

KIND'ED, adjective Begotten.

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KIN'DLE, verb transitive [Latin accendo; from the root of candeo, caneo, to be light or white, to shine.]

1. To set on fire; to cause to burn with flame; to light; as, to kindle a fire.

2. To inflame, as the passions; to exasperate; to rouse; to provoke; to excite to action; to heat; to fire; to animate; as, to kindle anger or wrath; to kindle resentment; to kindle the flame of love, or love into a flame.

So is a contentious woman to kindle strife. Proverbs 26:21.

3. To bring forth.

KIN'DLE, verb intransitive To take fire; to begin to burn with flame. Fuel and fire well laid, will kindle without a bellows.

1. To begin to rage, or be violently excited; to be roused or exasperated.

It shall kindle in the thickets of the forest. Isaiah 9:18.

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KIN'DLED, participle passive Set on fire; inflamed; excited into action.

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KIN'DLER, noun He or that which kindles or sets on fire.

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KINDLESS, adjective Destitute of kindness; unnatural.

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KINDLINESS, noun Affection; affectionate disposition; benignity.

1. Natural disposition.

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KIN'DLING, participle present tense Setting on fire; causing to burn with flame; exciting into action.

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KINDLY, adjective [See Kind, the noun.] Homogeneal; congenial; kindred; of the same nature. This Johnson supposes to be the original sense; but it is also used as a derivative of the adjective, in the sense of

1. Mild; bland; softening; as kindly showers.

KINDLY, adverb With good will; with a disposition to make others happy or to oblige; benevolently; favorably. Let the poor be treated kindly

Be kindly affectioned one to another, with brotherly love--Romans 12:10.

And he comforted them, and spake kindly unto them.

Genesis 1:1.

Naves Topical Index

General references
Leviticus 19:34; Deuteronomy 22:1-4; Psalms 112:5; Proverbs 14:21; Proverbs 19:22; Proverbs 31:26; Isaiah 11:13; Zech 7:9-10; Matthew 5:7; Matthew 5:42; Luke 6:30; Matthew 25:34-36; Luke 6:34-35; Acts 20:35; Romans 12:15; Romans 15:1-2; Romans 15:5; 1 Corinthians 13:4-7; Galatians 6:1-2; Galatians 6:10; Ephesians 4:32; Colossians 3:12; Colossians 3:14; 1 Timothy 5:9-10; Hebrews 5:2; 1 Peter 3:8-9; 1 Peter 4:8; 2 Peter 1:7; 1 John 3:17-18

Instances of:

Pharaoh to Jacob
Genesis 45:16-20; Genesis 47:5-6

Pharaoh's daughter to Moses
Exodus 2:6-10

Rahab to the spies
Joshua 2:6-16

David to Mephibosheth
2 Samuel 9:1-13

Joab to Absalom
2 Samuel 14:1-24

Ahab to Ben-Hadad
1 Kings 20:32-34

Elisha to the woman whose son he restored to life
2 Kings 8:1

Evil-Merodach to Jehoiachin
2 Kings 25:28-30

Jehoshabeath to Joash
2 Chronicles 22:11

Jews to the people
Nehemiah 5:8-19

Mordecai to Esther
Esther 2:7

Nebuchadnezzar to Jeremiah
Jeremiah 39:11-12

Joseph to Mary
Matthew 1:19

Centurion to his servant
Luke 7:2-6

Jews to Mary and Martha
John 11:19; John 11:33

John to Mary
John 19:27

Felix to Paul
Acts 24:23

Julius to Paul
Acts 27:3; Acts 27:43

Onesiphorus to Paul
2 Timothy 1:16-18

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

KINDNESS, noun [from kind, the adjective.]

1. Good will; benevolence; that temper or disposition which delights in contributing to the happiness of others, which is exercised cheerfully in gratifying their wishes, supplying their wants or alleviating their distresses; benignity of nature. kindness ever accompanies love.

There is no man whose kindness we may not sometime want, or by whose malice we may not sometime suffer.

2. Act of good will; beneficence; any act of benevolence which promotes the happiness or welfare of others. Charity, hospitality, attentions to the wants of others, etc., are deemed acts of kindness or kindnesses. Acts 28:2.

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KIN'DRED, noun [from kin, kind.]

1. Relation by birth; consanguinity.

Like her, of equal kindred to the throne.

2. Relation by marriage; affinity.

3. Relatives by blood or marriage, more properly the former.

Thou shalt go unto my country and to my kindred Genesis 26:1.

4. Relation; suit; connection in kind.

KIN'DRED, adjective Related; congenial; of the like nature or properties; as kindred souls; kindred skies.