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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

PROS'PER, verb transitive [Latin prospero, from prosperus, from the Gr. to carry to or toward; to bear.] To favor; to render successful.

All things concur to prosper our design.

PROS'PER, verb intransitive To be successful; to succeed.

The Lord made all that he did to prosper in his hand. Genesis 39:3.

He that covereth his sins, shall not prosper Proverbs 28:13.

1. To grow or increase; to thrive; to make gain; as, to prosper in business. Our agriculture, commerce and manufactures now prosper

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PROS'PERED, participle passive Having success; favored.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PROS'PERING, participle present tense Rendering successful; advancing in growth, wealth or any good.

Naves Topical Index

From God
Genesis 33:11; Genesis 49:24-26; Psalms 127:1; Psalms 128:1-2

Design of
Ecclesiastes 7:14

Dangers of
Deuteronomy 8:10-18; Deuteronomy 31:20; Deuteronomy 32:15; Jeremiah 5:7; Hosea 13:6

Evil effects of
Hosea 4:7

Pride in
2 Chronicles 32:25

Forgetfulness of God in
2 Chronicles 12:1; 2 Chronicles 26:16

The prosperous despise the unfortunate
Job 12:5

Promised to the righteous
Job 22:23-27

Prudence in, instances of:

Joseph and Daniel, as deduced from their general conduct
Joseph; Daniel; Blessing, Temporal; Rich, The; Riches

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PROSPER'ITY, noun [Latin prosperitas.] Advance or gain in any thing good or desirable; successful progress in any business or enterprise; success; attainment of the object desired; as the prosperity of arts; agricultural or commercial prosperity; national prosperity Our disposition to abuse the blessings of providence renders prosperity dangerous.

The prosperity of fools shall destroy them. Proverbs 1:32.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PROS'PEROUS, adjective [Latin prosperus.] Advancing in the pursuit of any thing desirable; making gain or increase; thriving; successful; as a prosperous trade; a prosperous voyage; a prosperous expedition or undertaking; a prosperous man, family or nation; a prosperous war.

The seed shall be prosperous; the vine shall give her fruit. Zechariah 8:12.

1. Favorable; favoring success; as a prosperous wind.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PROS'PEROUSLY, adverb With gain or increase; successfully.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PROS'PEROUSNESS, noun The state of being successful; prosperity.