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King James Dictionary

Impute

IMPU'TE, L. imputo in and puto, to think, to reckon properly, to set, to put, to throw to or on.

1. To charge to attribute to set to the account of generally sometimes good. We impute crimes,sins, trespasses, faults, blame, &c., to the guilty persons. We impute wrong actions to bad motives, or to ignorance, or to folly and rashness. We impute misfortunes and miscarriages to imprudence.

And therefore it was imputed to him for

righteousness. Romans 4

2. To attribute to ascribe.

I have read a book imputed to lord Bathurst.

3. To reckon to one what does not belong to him.

It has been held that Adam's sin is imputed to all his

posterity.

Thy merit

Imputed shall absolve them who renounce

Their own both righteous and unrighteous deeds.

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