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ACKNOWL'EDGE, Aknol'edge, ad and knowledge. See Know.

1. To own, avow or admit to be true, by a declaration of assent as to acknowledge the being of a God.
2. To own or notice with particular regard.

In all thy ways acknowledge God. Proverbs 3 . Isaiah 33 .

3. To own or confess, as implying a consciousness of guilt.

I acknowledge my transgressions, and my sin is ever before me. Psalms 51,32 .

4. To own with assent to admit or receive with approbation.

He that acknowledgeth the son, hath the father also.

1 John 2 . 2 Timothy 2 .

5. To own with gratitude to own as a benefit as, to acknowledge a favor, or the receipt of a gift.

Thy his gifts acknowledged not.

6. To own or admit to belong to as, to acknowledge a son.
7. To receive with respect.

All that see them shall acknowledge that they are the seed which the Lord hath blessed. Isaiah 6 . 1 Corinthians 16 .

8. To own, avow or assent to an act in a legal form, to give it validity as, to acknowledge a deed before competent authority.

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

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Entry for 'Acknowledge'. King James Dictionary.

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