command; a wicked act; iniquity. Sin is either a positive act in
which a known divine law is violated, or it is the voluntary
neglect to obey a positive divine command, or a rule of duty
clearly implied in such command. Sin comprehends not action only,
but neglect of known duty, all evil thoughts purposes, words and
desires, whatever is contrary to God's commands or law.
The Webster 1828 Dictionary is extremely helpful in studying the
King James Bible where aid is needed in understanding words no
longer in common use.
The dictionary is not a Bible dictionary in the sense of
theological study, however. Webster sought to define words in the
English language, not to create a doctrinal work. In fact,
Webster's primary goal was to provide a dictionary for use in the
"It is not only important, but, in a degree necessary, that the
people of this country, should have an American Dictionary of the
English language; for, although the body of the language is the
same as in England, and it is desirable to perpetuate that
sameness, yet some differences must exist. Language is the
expression of ideas; and if the people of one country cannot
preserve an identity of ideas, they cannot retain an identity of
Webster's work is valuable in any study of American history, as
Noah Webster began his work in language at the time of the
American Revolution. Thus, the Dictionary has been renewed as a
tool of education in many American schools and homes. Note
Webster's secondary definition of liberty, where natural liberty
"2. Natural liberty, consists in the power of acting as one
thinks fit, without any restraint or control, except from the
laws of nature. It is a state of exemption from the control of
others, and from positive laws and the institutions of social
life. This liberty is abridged by the establishment of
The dictionary includes over 60,000 definitions.
The copyright on the Webster's 1828 Dictionary has lapsed and it is now
available in the public domain.
Spanish Bible Texts
Three Spanish Bible texts passed the basic “
”. While these texts
don't appear to exhibit the numerical properties of The King James Code, their
origin goes back to the 1600's and are based on the same pure vine of scripture
that the English King James Bible is based upon and are found to be the least
corrupt of the available Spanish translations.