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King James Dictionary
NEGLECT, G. To let, to leave, to suffer to pass. The sense of the latter words then is to leave behind, or permit to remain I suspect the L. To be composed of the same prefix, as n is not radical in the latter. But of this I am not confident.
1. To omit by carelessness or design to forbear to do, use, employ, promote or attend to as, to neglect duty or business to neglect to pay honest debts to neglect our interest or policy to neglect the means in our power.
2. To omit to receive or embrace to slight.
How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation? Hebrews 2 .
3. To slight not to notice to forbear to treat with attention or respect. Among people of good breeding, strangers seldom complain of being neglected.
4. To postpone. Not in use.
1. Omission forbearance to do any thing that can be done or that requires to be done. Neglect may be from carelessness or intention. The neglect of business is the cause of many failures, but neglect of economy is more frequent and more injurious.
2. Slight omission of attention or civilities. Neglect of due notice and attention to strangers is characteristic of breeding.
3. Negligence habitual want of regard.
Age breeds neglect in all.
4. State of being disregarded.
Rescue my poor remains from vile neglect.
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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.
Entry for 'Neglect'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/n/neglect.html.