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1. The fluid which circulates through the arteries and veins of the human body, and of other animals,which is essential to the preservation of life. This fluid is generally red. If the blood of an animal is not red, such animal is called exsanguious, or white-blooded the blood being white, or white tinged with blue.
2. Kindred relation by natural descent from a common ancestor consanguinity.

God hath made of one blood, all nations of the earth. Acts 17 .

3. Royal lineage blood royal as a prince of the blood.
4. Honorable birth high extraction as a gentleman of blood.
5. Life.

Shall I not require his blood at your hands? 2 Samuel 4

6. Slaughter murder, or bloodshedding.

I will avenge the blood of Jezreel upon the house of Jehu. Hosea 1 .

The voice of thy brother's blood crieth to me from the ground. Genesis 4

7. Guilt, and punishment.

Your blood be upon your own heads. Acts 18

8. Fleshly nature the carnal part of man as opposed to spiritual nature,or divine life.

Who were born, not of flesh and blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God. John 1 .

9. Man, or human wisdom, or reason.

Flesh and blood hath not revealed it to thee,but my Father who is in heaven. Matthew 16

10. A sacramental symbol of the blood of Christ.

This is my blood of the New Testament, which is shed for the remission of sins. Matthew 26

11. The death and sufferings of Christ.

Being now justified by his blood, we shall be saved from wrath through him. Romans 5.3 .

12. The price of blood that which is obtained by shedding blood,and seizing goods.

Wo to him that buildeth a town with blood. Habakkuk 2Acts 1

13. Temper of mind state of the passions but in this sense, accompanied with cold or warm, or other qualifying word. Thus to commit an act in cold blood, is to do it deliberately, and without sudden passion. Warm blood denotes a temper inflamed or irritated to warm or head the blood, is to excite the passions.
14. A hot spark a man of fire or spirit a rake.
15. The juice of any thing, especially if red as, "the blood of grapes." Genesis 49

Whole blood. In law, a kinsman of the whole blood is one who descends from the same couple of ancestors of the half blood, one who descends from either of them singly, by a second marriage.

BLOOD, To let blood to bleed by opening a vein.

1. To stain with blood.
2. To enter to inure to blood as a hound.
3. To heat the blood to exasperate. Unusual.

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Dictionary of Words from the King James Bible. Public Domain. Copy freely.
Material presented was supplied by Brandon Staggs and was derived from the KJV Dictionary found on his website located at
The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

Bibliography Information
Entry for 'Blood'. King James Dictionary.

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