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RICH'ES, n. This is in the singular number in fact, but treated as the plural.

1. Wealth opulence affluence possessions of land, good or money in abundance.

Riches do not consist in having more gold and silver, but in having more in proportion than our neighbors.

2. Splendid sumptuous appearance.

The riches of heav'n's pavement, trodden gold.

3. In Scripture, an abundance of spiritual blessings.

Luke 16 .

The riches of God, his fullness of wisdom, power, mercy, grace and glory, Ephesians 1,2 or the abundance supplied by his works. Psalms 104 .

The riches of Christ, his abundant fullness of spiritual and eternal blessings for men. Ephesians 3 .

The riches of a state or kingdom, consist less in a full treasury than in the productiveness of its soil and manufactures, and in the industry of its inhabitants.

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The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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Entry for 'Riches'. King James Dictionary.

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