King James Bible Dictionary



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Strongs Concordance:


Webster's 1828 Dictionary

T'ASK, noun

1. Business imposed by another, often a definite quantity or amount of labor. Each man has his task When he has performed his task his time is his own. Exodus 5:14.

2. Business; employment.

His mental powers were equal to greater tasks.

3. Burdensome employment.

To take to task to reprove; to reprimand; as, to take one to task for idleness.

T'ASK, verb transitive

1. To impose a task; to assign to one a definite amount of business or labor.

2. To burden with some employment; to require to perform.

There task thy maids, and exercise the loom.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

T'ASKED, participle passive Required to perform something.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

T'ASKER, noun One that imposes a task.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

T'ASKING, participle present tense Imposing a task on; requiring to perform.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

T'ASKMASTER, noun [task and master.] One who imposes a task, or burdens with labor. Sinful propensities and appetites are men's most unrelenting taskmasters. They condemn us to unceasing drudgery, and reward us with pain, remorse and poverty. Next to our sinful propensities, fashion is the most oppressive taskmaster

1. One whose office is to assign tasks to others. Exodus 1:3.

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