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King James Dictionary

Advantage

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ADV'ANTAGE, n.

1. Any state, condition, or circumstance, favorable to success, prosperity, interest, or reputation.

The enemy had the advantage of elevated ground.

2. Benefit gain profit.

What advantage will it be to thee? Job 35 .

There exists, in the economy and course of nature, an indissoluble union between virtue and happiness between duty and advantage.

3. Means to an end opportunity convenience for obtaining benefit as, student enjoy great advantages for improvement.

The General took advantage of his enemy's negligence.

4. Favorable state or circumstances as, jewels set to advantage.
5. Superiority, or prevalence over with of or over.

Lest Satan should get an advantage of us, (or over us.) 2 Corinthians 2 .

6. Superiority, or that which gives it as, the advantage of a good constitution.
7. Interest increase overplus.

And with advantage means to pay thy love. Obs.

8. Additional circumstance to give preponderation.

ADV'ANTAGE,

1. To benefit as to yield profit or gain.

What is a man advantaged, if he gain the whole world, and lose himself, or be cast away? Luke 9 .

2. To promote to advance the interest of.

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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.

Bibliography Information
Entry for 'Advantage'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/a/advantage.html.

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