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CARE, n.

1. Concern anxiety solicitude nothing some degree of pain in the mind, from apprehension of evil.

They shall eat bread by weight and with care. Ezekiel 4 .

2. Caution a looking to regard attention, or heed, with a view to safety or protection, as in the phrase, take care of yourself.

A want of care does more damage than a want of knowledge.

3. Charge or oversight, implying concern for safety and prosperity as, he was under the care of a physician.

That which cometh upon me daily, the care of all the churches. 2 Corinthians 6 .

4. The object of care, or watchful regard and attention as, Is she thy care?

CARE,

1. To be anxious or solicitous to be concerned about.

Master, carest thou not that we perish? Mark 4 .

2. To be inclined or disposed to have regard to with for before a noun, and to before a verb. Not caring to observe the wind. Great masters in painting never care for drawing people in the fashion. In this sense the word implies a less degree of concern. The different degrees of anxiety expressed by this word constitute the chief differences in its signification or applications.

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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.

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Entry for 'Care'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/c/care.html.

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