- purified used 12 times.
- purifier used once.
- purifieth used twice.
- purify used 14 times.
- purifying used 12 times.
- First Reference: Numbers 19:13
- Last Reference: 1 John 3:3
- 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: Yes
- Included in BDB: No
- G48 Used 1 time
PU'RIFY, verb transitive [Latin purifico; purus, pure, and facio, to make.]
1. To make pure or clear; to free from extraneous admixture; as, to purify liquors or metals; to purify the blood; to purify the air.
2. To free from pollution ceremonially; to remove whatever renders unclean and unfit for sacred services.
Purify yourselves and your captives on the third day, and on the seventh day purify all your raiment. Numbers 31:19.
3. To free from guilt or the defilement of sin; as, to purify the heart.
Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify to himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works. Titus 2:14.
4. To clear form improprieties or barbarisms; as, to purify a language.
PU'RIFY, verb intransitive To grow or become pure or clear. Liquors will gradually purify
PU'RIFYING, participle passive Removing foreign or heterogeneous matter; cleansing from pollution; fining; making clear.
PU'RIFYING, noun The act or operation of making pure or of cleansing from extraneous matter or from pollution.