1. Testimony; attestation of a fact or event.
If I bear witness of myself, my witness is not true. John 5
2" translation="">John 5.
2 . That which furnishes evidence or proof.
Laban said, this heap is a witness between me and thee this day. Genesis 31
3" translation="">Genesis 31.
3 . A person who knows or sees any thing; one personally present; as, he was witness; he was an eye-witness. 1 Peter 5
4" translation="">1 Peter 5.
4 . One who sees the execution of an instrument, and subscribes it for the purpose of confirming its authenticity b his testimony.
5. One who gives testimony; as, the witnesses in court agreed in all essential facts.
With a witness, effectually; to a great degree; with great force, so as to leave some mark as a testimony behind. He struck with a witness. [Not elegant.]
1. To see or know by personal presence. I witnessed the ceremonies in New York, with which the ratification of the constitution was celebrated, in 1788.
2. To attest; to give testimony to; to testify to something.
Behold, how many things they witness against thee. Mark 15
3" translation="">Mark 15.
3 . To see the execution of an instrument, and subscribe it for the purpose of establishing its authenticity; as, to witness a bond or a deed.
1. To bear testimony.
The men of Belial witnessed against him, even against Naboth. 1 Kings 21
2" translation="">1 Kings 21.
2 . To give evidence.The shew of their countenance doth witness against them. 1 Kings 21 .
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