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King James Dictionary

Incline

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INCLI'NE, L. inclino in and clino Eng. to lean.

1. To lean to deviate from an erect or parallel line toward any object to tend. Converging lines incline toward each other. A road inclines to the north or south. Connecticut river runs south, inclining in some part of its course to the west, and below middletown, it inclines to the east.
2. To lean in a moral sense to have a propension to be disposed to have some wish or desire.

Their hearts inclined to follow Abimelech. Judges 9 .

3. To have an appetite to be disposed as, to be inclined to eat.

INCLI'NE, To cause to deviate from an erect, perpendicular or parallel line to give a leaning to as, incline the column or post to the east incline your head to the right.

1. To give a tendency or propension to the will or affections to turn to dispose.

Incline our hearts to keep this law.

Incline my heart to thy testimonies. Psalms 119

2. To bend to cause to stoop or bow as, to incline the head or the body in acts of reverence or civility.

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Dictionary of Words from the King James Bible. Public Domain. Copy freely.
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 'Incline'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/i/incline.html.

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