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QUICKEN, quik'n.

1. Primarily, to make alive to vivify to revive or resuscitate, as from death or an inanimate state. Romans 4 .

Hence flocks and herds, and men and beasts and fowls, with breath are quicken'd and attract their souls.

2. To make alive in a spiritual sense to communicate a principle of grace to.

You hath he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins. Ephesians 2 .

3. To hasten to accelerate as, to quicken motion, speed or flight.
4. To sharpen to give keener perception to to stimulate to incite as, to quicken the appetite or taste to quicken desires.
5. To revive to cheer to reinvigorate to refresh by new supplies of comfort or grace. Psalms 119 .

QUICKEN, quik'n.

1. To become alive.

The heart is the first part that quickens, and the last that dies.

2. To move with rapidity or activity.

And keener lightning quickens in her eye.

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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.

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Entry for 'Quicken'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/q/quicken.html.

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