Glossary of Terms

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Ignominy - Public disgrace; shame; reproach; dishonor; infamy.

Impiously - (by implication) wickedness — ungodly(-liness).

Importune, or importunity - To request with urgency; to press with solicitation; to urge with frequent or unceasing application.

Impute - To adjudge as one's own (the sin or righteousness) of another; as, the righteousness of Christ is imputed to us. To charge; to attribute; to set to the account of; generally ill, sometimes good.

Incite, or incited - 1) To move the mind to action by persuasion or motives presented; to stir up; to rouse; to spur on. 2) To move to action by impulse or influence. 3) To animate; to encourage.

Incredulity - The quality of not believing; indisposition to believe; a withholding or refusal of belief.


Jew - Originally, one belonging to the tribe or kingdom of Judah; after the return from the Babylonish captivity, any member of the new state; a Hebrew; an Israelite.

Jot - An iota; a point; a tittle; the least quantity assignable.

Justify - In theology, to pardon and clear form guilt; to absolve or acquit from guilt and merited punishment, and to accept as righteous on account of the merits of the Savior, or by the application of Christ's atonement to the offender.


Kab - A hollow vessel used as a (dry) measure; a measure of capacity.

Kid - A young goat.