Sample: “Education” lookup in the original 1828 Webster’s Dictionary.
EDUCA’TION, noun [Latin educatio.] The bringing up, as of a child, instruction; formation of manners. Education comprehends all that series of instruction and discipline which is intended to enlighten the understanding, correct the temper, and form the manners and habits of youth, and fit them for usefulness in their future stations. To give children a good education in manners, arts and science, is important; to give them a religious education is indispensable; and an immense responsibility rests on parents and guardians who neglect these duties.
What does “stations” mean? Search in 1828 Webster’s Dictionary
STATION, noun [Latin]
- The act of standing. Their manner was to stand at prayer–on which their meetings for that purpose received the name of stations.
- A state of rest. All progression is preformed by drawing on or impelling forward what was before in station or at quiet. [Rare.]
- The spot or place where one stands, particularly where a person habitually stands, or is appointed to remain for a time; as the station of a sentinel. Each detachment of troops had its station
- Post assigned; office; the part or department of public duty which a person is appointed to perform. The chief magistrate occupies the first political station in a nation. Other officers fill subordinate stations. The office of bishop is an ecclesiastical station of great importance. It is the duty of the executive to fill all civil and military stations with men of worth.
- Situation; position. The fig and date, why love they to remain in middle station?
- Employment; occupation; business. By sending the sabbath in retirement and religious exercises, we gain new strength and resolution to perform Gods will in our several stations the week following.
- Character; state. The greater part have kept their station
- Rank; condition of life. He can be contented with a humble station
- In church history, the fast of the fourth and sixth days of the week, Wednesday and Friday, in memory of the council which condemned Christ, and of his passion.
- In the church of Rome, a church where indulgences are to be had on certain days.
STATION, verb transitive To place; to set; or to appoint to the occupation of a post, place or office; as, to station troops on the right or left of an army; to station a sentinel on a rampart; to station ships on the coast of Africa or in the West Indies; to station a man at the head of the department of finance.
Now if you have completed your 1828 dictionary search, search out these words in the Bible in order to get a fuller understanding of the meaning of EDUCATION
Proverbs 1:7 ESV – The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge; fools despise wisdom and instruction.
Proverbs 22:6 ESV – Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.
Ephesians 6:4 ESV – Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.
Ecclesiastes 7:12 ESV – For the protection of wisdom is like the protection of money, and the advantage of knowledge is that wisdom preserves the life of him who has it.
2 Timothy 3:16 ESV – All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,
Proverbs 18:15 ESV – An intelligent heart acquires knowledge, and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.
2 Timothy 2:15 ESV – Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.
Proverbs 16:16 ESV / 1,682 helpful votes
How much better to get wisdom than gold! To get understanding is to be chosen rather than silver.
Deuteronomy 11:19 ESV – You shall teach them to your children, talking of them when you are sitting in your house, and when you are walking by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise.
Romans 12:2 ESV – Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.
Colossians 2:8 ESV – See to it that no one takes you captive by philosophy and empty deceit, according to human tradition, according to the elemental spirits of the world, and not according to Christ.
Proverbs 4:13 ESV – Keep hold of instruction; do not let go; guard her, for she is your life.
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