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

SA'VOR, noun [Latin sapor, sapio, to taste.]

1. Taste or odor; something that perceptibly affects the organs of taste and smell; as the savor of an orange or rose; an ill savor; a sweet savor

I smell sweet savors -

In Scripture, it usually denotes smell, scent, odor.

Leviticus 26:1. Ecclesiastes 10:1.

2. The quality which renders a thing valuable; the quality which renders other bodies agreeable to the taste.

If the salt hath lost its savor - Matthew 5:1.

3. In Scripture, character; reputation. Exodus 5:1.

4. Cause; occasion. 2 Corinthians 2:1.

Sweet savor in Scripture, denotes that which renders a thing acceptable to God, or his acceptance. Hence, to smell a sweet savor is to accept the offering or service. Genesis 8:1.

SA'VOR, verb intransitive

1. To have a particular smell or taste.

2. To partake of the quality or nature of; or to have the appearance of. The answers savor of a humble spirit; or they savor of pride.

I have rejected every thing that savors of party.

SA'VOR, verb transitive

1. To like; to taste or smell with pleasure.

2. To like; to delight in; to favor. Mat 16.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SA'VORILY, adverb [from savory.]

1. With gust or appetite.

2. With a pleasing relish.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SA'VORINESS, noun Pleasing taste or smell; as the savoriness of a pineapple or a peach.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SA'VORLESS, adjective Destitute of smell or taste; insipid.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SA'VORLY, adjective Well seasoned; of good taste.

SA'VORLY, adverb With a pleasing relish.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SA'VORY, adjective [from savor.] Pleasing to the organs of smell or taste; as a savory odor.

Make me savory meat. Genesis 27:1.

SA'VORY, noun A plant of the genus Satureia.