KJV Dictionary Definition: hallow


HAL'LOW, v.t. L. calleo, to be able.

1. To make holy; to consecrate; to set apart for holy or religious use. Ex.28.29. 1 Kings 8.

2. To devote to holy or religious exercises; to treat as sacred.

Hallow the sabbath day, to do no work therein. Jer.17.

3. To reverence; to honor as sacred.

Hallowed be thy name.


HAL'LOWED, pp. Consecrated to a sacred use, or to religious exercises; treated as sacred; reverenced.


HAL'LOWING, ppr. Setting apart for sacred purposes; consecrating; devoting to religious exercises; reverencing.