KJV Dictionary Definition: abhor


ABHOR', v.t. L abhorreo, of ab and horreo, to set up bristles, shiver or shake; to look terrible.

1. To hate extremely, or with contempt; to lothe, detest or abominate.

2. To despise or neglect. Ps. xxii. 24. Amos vi. 8.

3. To cast off or reject. Ps. lxxix. 38.


ABHOR'RED, pp. Hated extremely, detested.


ABHOR'RING, ppr. Having great aversion, detesting. As a noun, it is used in Isaiah lxvi, for the object of hatred - "An abhorring to all flesh."