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.