KJV Dictionary Definition: craftiness


CRAFTINESS, n. Artfulness; dexterity in devising and effecting a purpose; cunning; artifice; stratagem.

He taketh the wise in their own craftiness. Job 5.

Not walking in craftiness, nor handling the word of God deceitfully. 2 Corinthians 4.



1. Cunning; artful; skillful in devising and pursuing a scheme, by deceiving others, or by taking advantage of their ignorance; wily; sly; fraudulent.

He disappointeth the devices of the crafty. Job 5.

2. Artful; cunning; in a good sense, or in a laudable pursuit.

Being crafty, I caught you with guile. 2 Corinthians 12.