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: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SAKE, noun [Heb. to press or oppress. The primary sense is to strain, urge, press or drive forward, and this is from the same root as seek, essay and Latin sequor, whence we have pursue and prosecute. We have analogous words in cause, thing, and the Latin res.]

1. Final cause; end; purpose; or rather the purpose of obtaining. I open a window for the sake of air, that is, to obtain it, for the purpose of obtaining air. I read for the sake of instruction, that is, to obtain it. sake then signifies primarily effort to obtain, and secondarily purpose of obtaining. The hero fights for the sake of glory; men labor for the sake of subsistence or wealth.

2. Account; regard to any person or thing.

I will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake Genesis 8:21.

Save me for thy mercies' sake Psalms 6:4.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SA'KER, noun

1. A hawk; a species of falcon.

2. A piece of artillery.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SAK'ERET, noun The male of the sakerhawk.