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King James Dictionary

Enough

ENOUGH', a. enuf'. Heb. to rest, to be quiet or satisfied.

That satisfies desire, or gives content that may answer the purpose that is adequate to the wants.

She said, we have straw and provender enough. Genesis 24

How many hired servants of my father have bread enough, and to spare. Luke 15 .

Note. This word, in vulgar language, is sometimes placed before its noun, like most other adjectives. But in elegant discourse or composition, it always follows the noun, to which it refers as, bread enough money enough.

ENOUGH', n. enuf'. A sufficiency a quantity of a thing which satisfies desire, or is adequate to the wants. We have enough of this sort of cloth.

And Esau said, I have enough, my brother. Genesis 33

Israel said, it is enough Joseph is yet alive. Genesis 45

1. That which is equal to the powers or abilities. He had enough to do to take care of himself.

ENOUGH', adv. enuf'. Sufficiently in a quantity or degree that satisfies, or is equal to the desires or wants.

The land, behold, it is large enough for them. Genesis 34

Ye have dwelt long enough in this mount. Deuteronomy 1

1. Fully quite denoting a slight augmentation of the positive degree. He is ready enough to embrace the offer. It is pleasure enough to consider the different notions of different men respecting the same thing.
2. Sometimes it denotes diminution, delicately expressing rather less than is desired such a quantity or degree as commands acquiescence, rather than full satisfaction. The song or the performance is well enough.
3. An exclamation denoting sufficiency. Enough, enough, I'll hear no more.

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The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

Bibliography Information
Entry for 'Enough'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/e/enough.html.

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