The Bible

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: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:


Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PIERCE, verb transitive pers.

1. To thrust into with a pointed instrument; as, to pierce the body with a sword or spear; to pierce the side with a thorn.

2. To penetrate; to enter; to force a way into; as, a column of troops pierced the main body of the enemy; a shot pierced the ship.

3. To penetrate the heart deeply; to touch the passions; to excite or affect the passions. 1 Timothy 6:10.

4. To dive or penetrate into, as a secret or purpose.

PIERCE, verb intransitive pers. To enter; as a pointed instrument.

1. To penetrate; to force a way into or through any thing. The shot pierced through the side of the ship.

Her tears will pierce into a marble heart.

2. To enter; to dive or penetrate, as into a secret.

She would not pierce further into his meaning than himself should declare.

3. To affect deeply.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PIERCEABLE, adjective pers'able. That may be pierced.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PIERCED, participle passive pers'ed. Penetrated; entered by force; transfixed.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PIERCER, noun pers'er. An instrument that pierces, penetrates or bores.

1. One that pierces or perforates.