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mammon

MAM'MON, n. Riches; wealth; or the god or riches.

Ye cannot serve God and mammon. Matt.6.



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MAM'MON, n. Riches; wealth; or the god or riches.

Ye cannot serve God and mammon. Matt.6.

MAM'MON, n. [Syr.]

Riches; wealth; or the god of riches. Ye can not serve God and mammon. Matth. vi.


Mam"mon
  1. Riches; wealth; the god of riches; riches, personified.

    Ye can not serve God and Mammon. Matt. vi. 24.

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Mammon

MAM'MON, noun Riches; wealth; or the god of riches.

Ye cannot serve God and mammon Matthew 6:24.

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importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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sleep

SLEEP, v.i. pret. and pp. slept.

1. To take rest by a suspension of the voluntary exercise of the powers of the body and mind. The proper time to sleep in during the darkness of night.

2. To rest; to be unemployed; to be inactive or motionless; as, the sword sleeps in its sheath.

3. To rest; to lie or be still; not to be noticed or agitated. The question sleeps for the present.

4. To live thoughtlessly. We sleep over our happiness.

5. To be dead; to rest in the grave for a time. I Thess. 4.

6. To be careless, inattentive or unconcerned; not be vigilant.

SLEEP, n. That state of an animal in which the voluntary exertion of his mental and corporeal powers is suspended, and he rests unconscious of what passes around him, and not affected by the ordinary impressions of external objects. Sleep is generally attended with a relaxation of the muscles, but the involuntary motions, as respiration and the circulation of the blood, are continued. The mind is often very active in sleep; but its powers not being under the control of reason, its exercises are very irregular. Sleep is the natural rest or repose intended by the Creator to restore the powers of the body and mind, when exhausted or fatigued.

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