KJV Dictionary Definition: knit


KNIT, v.t. nit. pret. and pp. knit or knitted. L. nodo,whence nodus, Eng. knot.

1. To unite, as threads by needles; to connect in a kind of net-work; as, to knit a stocking.

2. To unite closely; as, let our hearts be knit together in love.

3. To join or cause to grow together.

Nature cannot knit the bones, while the parts are under a discharge.

4. To tie; to fasten.

And he saw heaven opened,and a certain vessel descending to him, as it were a great sheet knit at the four corners. Acts.10.

5. To draw together; to contract; as, to knit the brows.

KNIT, v.i. nit. To unite or interweave by needles.

1. To unite closely; to grow together. Broken bones will in time knit and become sound.

KNIT, n. nit. Union by knitting; texture. Little used.


KNIT'TING, ppr. nit'ting. Uniting by needles; forming texture; uniting in growth.

KNIT'TING, n. Junction.