- naught used 3 times.
- First Reference: 2 Kings 2:19
- Last Reference: Proverbs 20:14
- 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: Yes
- H7451 Used 3 times
NAUGHT, noun Nothing.
Doth Job serve God for naught? Job 1:9.
Thou sellest thy people for naught Psalms 44:12.
To set at naught to slight, to disregard or despise.
Ye have set at naught all my counsel. Proverbs 1:25.
NAUGHT, adverb In no degree
To wealth or sovereign power he naught applied.
NAUGHT, adjective Bad; worthless; of no value or account.
Things naught and things indifferent.
It is naught it is naught says the buyer. Proverbs 20:14.
NAUGHTILY, adverb nautily. Wickedly; corruptly.
NAUGHTINESS, noun Nautiness.
1. Badness; wickedness; evil principle or purpose.
I know thy pride and the naughtiness of thy heart. 1 Samuel 17:28.
2. Slight wickedness of children; perverseness; mischievousness.
, adjective Nauty.
1. Wicked; corrupt.
A naughty person, a wicked man, walketh with a froward mouth. Proverbs 6:1.
2. Bad; worthless.
The other basket had very naughty figs. Jeremiah 24:1.
3. Mischievous; perverse; froward; as a naughty child. It is now seldom used except in the latter sense, as applied to children.
(Jeremiah 24:2). "The bad figs may have been such either from having decayed, and thus been reduced to a rotten condition, or as being the fruit of the sycamore, which contains a bitter juice" (Tristram, Nat. Hist.). The inferiority of the fruit is here referred to as an emblem of the rejected Zedekiah and his people.