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GIFT, n. from give. A present any thing given or bestowed any thing, the property of which is voluntarily transferred by one person to another without compensation a donation. It is applicable to any thing movable or immovable.

1. The act of giving or conferring.
2. The right or power of giving or bestowing. The prince has the gift of many lucrative offices.
3. An offering or oblation.

If thou bring thy gift to the altar. Matthew 5

4. A reward.

Let thy gifts be to thyself. Daniel 5

5. A bribe any thing given to corrupt the judgment.

Neither take a gift for a gift doth blind the eyes of the wise. Deuteronomy 16

6. Power faculty some quality or endowment conferred by the author of our nature as the gift of wit the gift of ridicule.

GIFT, To endow with any power or faculty.

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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.

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Entry for 'Gift'. King James Dictionary.

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