Noah Webster's 1828 Dictionary


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Along with the Strong's Concordance, Webster's 1828 Dictionary could easily be considered the most important biblical reference book available for any King James Bible reader.  That's because it contains more King James Bible word definitions than ANY other biblical reference book. This facsimile edition includes Volume I and Volume II of Webster’s original dictionary, plus a biography of Noah Webster. This sturdy hardcover edition features a green vellum hardcover with a gold stamped, embossed eagle designed by Paul Revere and is 2,000 pages.

Noah Webster’s 1828 American Dictionary of the English Language will enrich your understanding of the English language and is an invaluable tool for daily study. This beautiful and durable dictionary is essential for scholars, students, home educating families, pastors, educators or anyone conducting in-depth research and is a necessity in any home.

The dictionary presents definitions in a clear manner with comprehensive explanations, often excluded from modern dictionaries. It defines words using their full etymology, tracing roots in 26 languages and explains meanings using examples from literature, historic documents, the Bible and other classic sources. It is also a valuable primary source document for historians and legal scholars, since it reflects English usage during America’s founding generation. 

This tool can be the turning point for you to be more effective in communicating Christian principles used in government, economics, and marketing, or for your student to clearly understand how the Bible has influenced every area of life. It will strengthen your vocabulary, equip you for Christian leadership, give you an edge in communicating your view and become an indispensable tool for thinking and reasoning Biblically.

Noah Webster's 1828 American Dictionary of the English Language was produced during the years when the American home, church and school were established upon a Biblical and patriotic basis. Webster made important contributions to an American educational system which kept the nation on a Christian Constitutional course for many years. This classic 2,000 page volume is the gold standard of language for the American Christian and a primary source tool for daily study. It will strengthen your vocabulary, challenge your reasoning and define your future.

It is not surprising, therefore, that the 1828 American Dictionary contains the greatest number of Biblical definitions given in any reference volume. Webster considered "education useless without the Bible" and while he cautioned against too extensive use of the Bible in schools as "tending to irreverence," he reiterated, "In my view, the Christian religion is the most important and one of the first things in which all children, under a free government, ought to be instructed... No truth is more evident to my mind than that the Christian religion must be the basis of any government intended to secure the rights and privileges of a free people..."

A dictionary shapes thinking and reasoning as words are given precise meaning. Most modern American Dictionaries reflect the current cultural erosion of vocabulary that forms a secular worldview. However, the Noah Webster's 1828 American Dictionary of the English Language--an essential tool for renewing your mind and educating Christian families-- helps to form a Biblical worldview.