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Greek - called to account
Greek - account
Greek - account
Greek - account
Greek - gave an account
Greek - no account
Greek - put on one's account
Greek - account worthy
Greek - account, accounting, accounts
Greek - account, take into account
Hebrew - account
Hebrew - this account
Hebrew - account
Hebrew - account
Hebrew - no account
Hebrew - account, accounting, require an accounting
Hebrew - account
Hebrew - account
Hebrew - call their to account, calls me to account
Hebrew - account
Hebrew - full account
Hebrew - account
Hebrew - account
Hebrew - give an account
Hebrew - account
Hebrew - account
Hebrew - account
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Hebrew - account
Hebrew - accounted, taken account
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Account

ACCOUNT', n.

1. A sum stated on paper; a registry of a debt or credit; of debts and credits, or charges; an entry in a book or on paper of things bought or sold, of payments, services &c., including the names of the parties to the transaction, date, and price or value of the thing.

Account signifies a single entry or charge, or a statement of a number of particular debts and credits, in a book or on a separate paper; and in the plural, is used for the books containing such entries.

2. A computation of debts and credits, or a general statement of particular sums; as, the account stands thus; let him exhibit his account.
3. A computation or mode of reckoning; applied to other things, than money or trade; as the Julian account of time.
4. Narrative; relation; statement of facts; recital of particular transactions and events, verbal or written; as an account of the revolution in France. Hence,
5. An assignment of reasons; explanation by a recital of particular transactions, given by a person in an employment, or to a superior, often implying responsibility.

Give an account of thy stewardship. Luke, 16.

Without responsibility or obligation.

He giveth not account of his matters. Job, 33.

6. Reason or consideration, as a motive; as on all accounts, on every account.
7. Value; importance; estimation; that is, such a state of persons or things, as renders them worthy of more or less estimation; as men of account of him. Ps. 144.
8. Profit; advantage; that is, a result or production worthy of estimation. To find our account in a pursuit; to turn to account.
9. Regard; behalf; sake; a sense deduced from charges on book; as on account of public affairs.

Put that to mine account. Philem. 18.

To make account, that is, to have a pervious opinion or expectation, is a sense now obsolete.

A writ of account, in law, is a writ which the plaintiff brings demanding that the defendant should render his just account, or show good cause to the contrary; call also an action of account.


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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 av1611.com.
The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software at http://www.swordsearcher.com.

Bibliography Information
"Entry for 'Account'". "King James Dictionary".
<http://classic.studylight.org/dic/kjd/view.cgi?number=T64>.


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