KJV Dictionary Definition: halt


HALT, v.i.

1. To stop in walking; to hold. In military affairs, the true sense is retained, to stop in a march. The army halted at noon.

2. To limp; that is, to stop with lameness.

3. To hesitate; to stand in doubt whether to proceed, or what to do.

How long halt ye between two opinions? 1 Kings 18.

4. To fail; to falter; as a halting sonnet.

HALT, v.t. To stop; to cause to cease marching; a military term. The general halted his troops for refreshment.

HALT, a. Lame; that is, holding or stopping in walking.

Bring hither the poor, the maimed,the halt, and the blind. Luke 14.

HALT, n. A stopping; a stop in marching.

The troops made a halt at the bridge.

1. The act of limping.


HALT'ING, ppr. Stopping; limping.


HALT'INGLY, adv. With limping; slowly.