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Certain

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CERTAIN, a.

1. Sure true undoubted unquestionable that cannot be denied existing in fact and truth.

The dream is certain and the interpretation sure. Daniel 2 .

2. Assured in mind having no doubts followed by of, before a noun.

However I with thee have fixed my lot,

Certain to undergo like doom of death,

Consort with thee.

To make her certain of the sad event.

3. Unfailing always producing the intended effect as, we may have a certain remedy for a disease.
4. Not doubtful or casual really existing.

Virtue that directs our ways

Through certain dangers to uncertain praise.

5. Stated fixed determinate regular.

Ye shall gather a certain rate every day. Exodus 16 .

6. Particular.

There came a certain poor widow. Mark 12 .

In the plural number, a particular part or number some an indefinite part, number, or quantity. Hanani came, he and certain men of Judah. I mourned certain days. Nehemiah 1 . 2 . 6 .

In the latter sense, it is used as a noun as, certain also of your own poets have said. Acts 17 .

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

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