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EMP'TY, a.

1. Containing nothing, or nothing but air as an empty chest empty space an empty purse is a serious evil.
2. Evacuated not filled as empty shackles.
3. Unfurnished as an empty room.
4. Void devoid.

In civility thou seemest so empty.

5. Void destitute of solid matter as empty air.
6. Destitute of force or effect as empty words.
7. Unsubstantial unsatisfactory not able to fill the mind or the desires. The pleasures of life are empty and unsatisfying.

Pleased with empty praise.

8. Not supplied having nothing to carry.

They beat him, and sent him away empty. Mark 12 .

9. Hungry.

My falcon now is sharp and passing empty.

10. Unfurnished with intellect or knowledge vacant of head ignorant as an empty coxcomb.
11. Unfruitful producing nothing.

Israel is an empty vine. Hosca 10.

Seven empty ears blasted with the east wind. Genesis 41

12. Wanting substance wanting solidity as empty dreams.
13. Destitute waste desolate.

Nineveh is empty. Nahum 2

14. Without effect.

The sword of Saul returned not empty. 2 Samuel 1

15. Without a cargo in ballast as, the ship returned empty.

EMP'TY, To exhaust to make void or destitute to deprive of the contents as, to empty a vessel to empty a well or a cistern.

1. To pour out the contents.

The clouds empty themselves on the earth. Ecclesiastes 11

Rivers empty themselves into the ocean.

2. To waste to make desolate. Jeremiah 51

EMP'TY, To pour out or discharge its contents.

The Connecticut empties into the Sound.

1. To become empty.

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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 'Empty'. King James Dictionary.

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