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King James Dictionary

Comprehend

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COMPREHEND, Literally, to take in to take with, or together.

1. To contain to include to comprise.

The empire of Great Britain comprehends England, Scotland and Ireland, with their dependencies.

2. To imply to contain or include by implication or construction.

If there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself. Romans 13 .

3. To understand to conceive that is, to take, hold or contain in the mind to possess or to have in idea according to the popular phrase, I take your meaning.

God doeth great things, which we cannot comprehend. Job 37 .

It is not always safe to disbelieve a proposition or statement, because we do not comprehend it.

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

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