Bible Dictionary: Kn. 1840
- KNEAD, to make up flour into bread,
Gen. 18:6, 24.
- KNEADED, did knead or make up
cakes or bread, 1 Sam. 28:4.
- KNEADING-TROUGHS, vessels in which
flour is made up into bread, Exod. 14:34.
- KNEE, the upper joint of the leg, Gen.
41:44. To bow the knee is to show
reverence, Isa. 45:23: to worship or
pray, 1 Kings 19:18; Eph. 3:14. To
strengthen the feeble knees, it to con-
sole the sorrowful believer with the
promises of the gospel, Heb. 12:12.
- KNEEL, to bend the knees, as for
prayer, Psal. 95:6.
- KNEELED, did kneel, as for prayer,
2 Chron. 6:13; Dan. 6:10; Luke 22:41.
- KNEELING, bending the knees for
prayer, 1 Kings 8:54; or in token of
great respect, Matt. 17:14; Mark 1:40.
- KNEW, did know, Gen. 3:7: did ap-
prove, Matt. 7:23.
- KNIFE, a cutting instrument, Gen.
22:6. To "put a knife to the throat,"
is to restrain the appetite, Prov. 23:2.
- KNIT, fastened, as pieces of cloth by
weaving or sewing, Acts 10:11: bound,
as in affection, Judg. 20:11; Col. 2:2.
- KNOCK, to beat or strike, Luke 13:
25. Sinners knock at the door of God's
mercy by prayer, Matt. 7:7. Jesus
knocks at the door of our hearts by the
appeals of his word, and the reproofs of
his Spirit, Rev. 3:20.
- KNOCKED, did knock, as at a door,
- KNOCKING, rapping or striking, Acts
- KNOP, a tufted top of an ornament,
Exod. 25:31; 1 Kings 6:18.
- KNOW, to understand, Gen. 15:13;
John 7:17: to approve, John 10:27.
- KNOWING, understanding, Gen. 3:5:
recollecting, 1 Pet. 3:9.
- KNOWLEDGE, acquired information,
learning, wisdom, and skill, Exod. 31:
3. This word is variously and exten-
sively used in Scripture, and its precise
meaning must be considered according
as it relates to persons, things, principles,
qualities, or courses of conduct. God, as
"the Father of lights," is the only source
and fountain of knowledge, which he
gives to man, as a rational, intelligent
being, by his various works in nature
and providence, but especially by his
word and Spirit, Psal. 19:1-4; 2 Tim.
3:15, 16; 1 Cor. 12:8. Truly religious
knowledge is imperishable widom, se-
curing the sanctification and salvation
of the soul, Prov. 3:5-8; John 17:3;
2 Pet. 1:2-11.
- KO'HATH, [h] (congregation, wrinkle, or
obedience), the second son of Levi, father
of Amram, and grandfather of Aaron
and Moses, Exod. 6:16-20.
- KO'HATHITES, [h], Levites of the
posterity of Kohath, besides the families
of Moses and Aaron, appointed to a
special service of the tabernacle and
temple of Solomon, Num. 4:2, 18, 34;
2 Chron. 29:12.
- KO'RAH, [h] (bald, frozen, or icy), a son
of Esau, Gen. 36:5.
- KORAH, a cousin of Moses and Aaron,
Exod. 6:21: he perished by the visita-
tion of God in rebellion against the
divine authority of Moses and Aaron, to
which he was prompted by his jealous
ambition, Num. 16. Some of Korah's
posterity were persons of [importance] in
the temple service, 1 Chron. 26:1-19:
several psalms are inscribed to them,
- KOR'HITES, [h], the posterity of Korah,
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