Attention!
10 million Ukrainians without power because of Russia. Help us purchase electrical generators for churches.
Consider helping today!

Bible Dictionaries

King James Dictionary

Ring

Additional Links

RING, n.

1. A circle, or a circular line, or any thing in the form of a circular line or hoop. Thus we say of men, they formed themselves into a ring, to see a wrestling match. Rings of gold were made for the ark. Exodus 25 . Rings of gold or other material are worn on the fingers and sometimes in the ears, as ornaments.
2. A circular course.

Place me, O place me in the dusty ring, where youthful charioteers contend for glory.

RING, n. from the verb.

1. A sound particularly, the sound of metals as the ring of a bell.
2. Any loud sound, or the sounds of numerous voices or sound continued, repeated or reverberated as the ring of acclamations.
3. A chime, or set of bells harmonically tuned.

RING, pret. and pp. rung.

To cause to sound, particularly by striking a metallic body as, to ring a bell. This word expresses appropriately the sounding of metals.

RING, from the noun.

1. To encircle.
2. To fit with rings, as the fingers, or as a swine's snout. Farmers ring swine to prevent their rooting.

And ring these fingers with thy household worms.

RING,

1. To sound, as a bell or other sonorous body, particularly a metallic one.
2. To practice the art of making music with bells.
3. To sound to resound.

With sweeter notes each rising temple rung.

4. To utter, as a bell to sound.

The shardborn beetle with his drowsy hums, hath rung night's yawning peal.

5. To tinkle to have the sensation of sound continued.

My ears still ring with noise.

6. To be filled with report or talk. The whole town rings with his fame.

Copyright Statement
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.

Bibliography Information
Entry for 'Ring'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/r/ring.html.

Search for…
Enter query in the box below:
Choose a letter to browse:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z
Prev Entry
Rightness
Next Entry
Ringleader