KJV Dictionary Definition: beguile


BEGUI'LE, v.t. begi'le. be and guile. To delude; to deceive; to impose on by artifice or craft.

The serpent beguiled me and I did eat Gen.3.

1. To elude by craft.

When misery could beguile the tyrant's rage.

2. To elude any thing disagreeable by amusement, or other means; to pass pleasingly; to amuse; as, to beguile the tedious day with sleep.


BEGUI'LED, pp. Deluded; imposed on; misled by craft; eluded by stratagem; passed pleasingly.


BEGUI'LER, n. He or that which beguiles or deceives.


BEGUI'LING, ppr. Deluding; deceiving by craft; eluding by artifice, amusing.