American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- The symbol for the element praseodymium.
- abbr. propyl.
- abbr. Bible Proverbs
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An abbreviation of pronoun.
- An abbreviation of Provençal.
- n. An abbreviation of the Latin phrase pro re nata, as occasion may require.
- n. In chem., the symbol for praseodymium.
- n. An abbreviation of President of the Royal Academy.
- An abbreviation of President of the Royal Institute (of Painters in Water-colors).
- n. An abbreviation of President of the Royal Society.
- n. a promotion intended to create goodwill for a person or institution
- n. a self-governing commonwealth associated with the United States occupying the island of Puerto Rico
- n. a soft yellowish-white trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; can be recovered from bastnasite or monazite by an ion-exchange process
“Maurer not so well translates "merchant" here, as in Pr”
“There was no need to tell me so; I have done so already (Jer 15: 16). necessary -- "Appointed portion" (of food; as in Pr 30: 8).”
“(Compare Pr 11: 5). froward -- as in Pr 2: 15, opposed to the simplicity and purity of the upright. in their way -- or, "conduct.”
“Her relation to the divine plans and acts is introduced, as in Pr 3: 19, 20, though more fully, to commend her desirableness for men, and the whole is closed by an assurance that those finding her find God's favor, and those neglecting ruin themselves.”
“(Compare Pr 20: 29). if -- or, which may be supplied properly, or without it the sense is as in Pr 3: 16; 4: 10, that piety is blessed with long life.”
“As in Pr 14: 35; 16: 10, 15, this is the character of a good king, not of all kings.”
“Charity is the love which judges indulgently of our fellow men: it is put on a par with truth in Pr 3: 3, for they together form the essence of moral perfection [Umbreit].”
“Rephaim here, and in Pr 21: 16 and Isa 14: 9, is from a Hebrew root, meaning "to be weak," hence "deceased"; in Ge 14: 5 it is applied to the”
“The name Prē also subtly conveys the device's ability to predict its user's movements.”
“a strange woman -- by some readings "strangers," but the former here, and in Pr 27: 13, is allowable, and strengthens the sense.”
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