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Bible Usage:

  • thou used 5,474 times.


  • 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

THOU, pronoun in the obj. thee. The second personal pronoun, in the singular number; the pronoun which is used in addressing persons in the solemn style.

Art thou he that should come? Matthew 11:3.

I will fear no evil, for thou art with me. Psalms 23:4.

THOU is used only in the solemn style, unless in very familiar language, and by the Quakers.

THOU, verb transitive To treat with familiarity.

If thou thouest him some thrice, it shall not be amiss.

THOU, verb intransitive To use thou and thee in discourse.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

THOUGH, verb intransitive tho.

1. Grant; admit; allow. 'If thy brother be waxen poor--thou shalt relieve him; yea, though he be a stranger.' Grant or admit the fact that he is stranger, yet thou shalt relieve him. Leviticus 25:35.

THOUGH he slay me, yet will I trust in him. Job 13:15.

That is, grant or admit that he shall slay me, yet will I trust in him.

THOUGH hand join in hand, the wicked shall not be unpunished. Proverbs 11:21.

That is, admit the fact that the wicked unite their strength, yet this will not save them from punishment.

Not that I so affirm, though so it seem.

That is, grant that it seems so, yet I do not so affirm.

2. Used with as.

In the vine were three branches, and it was as though it budded. Genesis 40:10.

So we use as if; it was as if it budded; and if is gif, give. The appearance was like the real fact, if admitted or true.

3. It is used in familiar language, at the end of a sentence.

A good cause would do well though

This is generally or always elliptical, referring to some expression preceding or understood.

4. It is compounded with all, in although, which see.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

THOUGHT, preterit tense and participle passive of think; pronounced thaut.

THOUGHT, adjective thaut. [primarily the passive participle of think, supra.

1. Properly, that which the mind thinks. thought is either the act or operation of the mind, when attending to a particular subject or thing or it is the idea consequent on that operation.

We say, a man's thoughts are employed on government, on religion, on trade or arts, or his thoughts are employed on his dress or his means of living. By this we mean that the mind is directed to that particular subject or object; that is, according to the literal import of the verb think, the mind, the intellectual part of man, is set upon such an object, it holds it in view or contemplation, or it extends to it, it stretches to it.

THOUGHT cannot be superadded to matter, so as in any sense to render it true that matter can become cogitative.

2. Idea; conception. I wish to convey my thoughts to another person. I employ words that express my thoughts, so that he may have the same ideas; in this case, our thoughts will be alike.

3. Fancy; conceit; something framed by the imagination.

THOUGHTs come crowding in so fast upon me, that my only difficulty is to choose or reject.

4. Reflection; particular consideration.

Why do you keep alone?

Using those thoughts which should have died

With them they think on.

5. Opinion; judgment.

Thus Bethel spoke, who always speaks his thoughts.

6. Meditation; serious consideration.

Pride, of all others the most dangerous fault,

Proceeds from want of sense or want of thought

7. Design; purpose.

All their thoughts are against me for evil. Psalms 56:5.

Jeremiah 29:11.

8. Silent contemplation.

9. Solicitude; care; concern.

Hawis was put in trouble, and died with thought and anguish before his business came to an end.

10. Inward reasoning; the workings of conscience.

Their thoughts the meanwhile accusing or else excusing one another. Romans 2:15.

11. A small degree or quantity; as a thought longer; a thought better. [Not in use.]

To take thought to be solicitous or anxious. Matthew 6:25.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

THOUGHT'FUL, adjective Full of thought; contemplative; employed in meditation; as a man of thoughtful mind.

1. Attentive; careful; having the mind directed to an object; as thoughtful of gain.

2. Promoting serious thought; favorable to musing or meditation.

War, horrid war, your thoughtful walks invades.

3. Anxious; solicitous.

Around her crowd distrust and doubt and fear,

And thoughtful foresight, and tormenting care.

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THOUGHT'FULLY, adverb With thought or consideration; with solicitude.

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THOUGHT'FULNESS, noun Deep meditation.

1. Serious attention to spiritual concerns.

2. Anxiety; solicitude.

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THOUGHT'LESS, adjective Heedless; careless; negligent.

Thoughtless of the future.

1. Gay; dissipated.

2. Stupid; dull.

Thoughtless as monarch oaks that shade the plain.

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THOUGHT'LESSLY, adverb Without thought; carelessly; stupidly.

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THOUGHT'LESSNESS, noun Want of thought; heedlessness; carelessness; inattention.

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THOUGHT'SICK, adjective [thought and sick.] Uneasy with reflection.

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THOU'SAND, adjective s as z.

1. Denoting the number of ten hundred.

2. Proverbially, denoting a great number indefinitely. It is a thousand chances to one that you succeed.

THOU'SAND, noun The number of ten hundred.

A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand. Psalms 91:7.

Thousand is sometimes used plurally without the plural termination, as in the passage above, ten thousand; but it often takes the plural termination. In former times, how many thousands perished by famine!

Easton's Bible Dictionary

(Micah 5:2), another name for "families" or "clans" (see Numbers 1:16; 10:4; Joshua 22:14, 21). Several "thousands" or "families" made up a "tribe."

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

THOU'SANDTH, adjective The ordinal of thousand; as the thousandth part of a thing; also proverbially, very numerous.

THOU'SANDTH, noun The thousandth part of any thing; as two thousandths of a tax.