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

YIELD, verb transitive

1. To produce, as land, stock or funds; to give in return for labor, or as profit. Lands yield not more than three per cent annually; houses yield four or five percent. Maiz on good land, yields two or three hundred fold.

2. To produce, in general. Most vegetable juices yield a salt.

3. To afford; to exhibit. The flowers in spring yield a beautiful sight.

4. To allow; to concede; to admit to be true; as, to yield the point in debate. We yield that there is a God.

5. To give, as claimed of right; as, to yield due honors; to yield due praise.

6. To permit; to grant.

Life is but air, that yields a passage to the whistling sword.

7. To emit; to give up. To yield the breath, is to expire.

8. To resign; to give up; sometimes with up or over; as, to yield up their own opinions. We yield the place to our superiors.

9. To surrender; sometimes with up; as, to yield a fortress to the enemy; or to yield up a fortress.

YIELD, verb intransitive

1. To give up the contest; to submit.

He saw the fainting Grecians yield

2. To comply with; as, I yielded to his request.

3. To give way; not to oppose. We readily yield to the current of opinion; we yield to customs and fashions.

4. To give place, as inferior in rank or excellence. They will yield to us in nothing.

Tell me in what more happy fields the thistle springs, to which the lily yields?

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

YIELDABLENESS, noun Disposition to comply. [A bad word and not used.]

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

YIELDANCE, noun Act of producing; concession. [Not used.]

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

YIELDED, participle passive Produced; afforded; conceded; allowed; resigned; surrendered.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

YIELDER, noun One who yields.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

YIELDING, participle present tense

1. Producing; affording; conceding; resigning; surrendering; allowing.

2. adjective Inclined to give way or comply; flexible; accommodating; as a yielding temper.

YIELDING, noun Act of producing; act of surrendering; submission.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

YIELDINGLY, adverb With compliance.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

YIELDINGNESS, noun Disposition to comply; quality of yielding.