KJV Dictionary Definition: expound


EXPOUND', v.t. L. expono; ex and pono, to set.

1. To explain; to lay open the meaning; to clear of obscurity; to interpret; as, to expound a text of scripture; to expound a law.

2. To lay open; to examine; as, to expound the pocket. Not used.


EXPOUND'ED, pp. Explained; laid open; interpreted.


EXPOUND'ER, n. An explainer; one who interprets or explains the meaning.


EXPOUND'ING, ppr. Explaining; laying open; making clear to the understanding; interpreting.