KJV Dictionary Definition: lowliness


LOWLINESS, n. from lowly.

1. Freedom from pride; humility; humbleness of mind.

Walk - with all lowliness and meekness. Eph. 4. Phil. 2.

2. Meanness; want of dignity; abject state. In this sense little used.


LOWLY, a. low and like.

1. Having a low esteem of one's own worth; humble; meek; free from pride.

Take my yoke upon you and learn of me, for I am meek and lovly in heart. Matt. 11.

He scorneth the scorners; but he giveth grace to the lowly. Prov. 3.

2. Mean; low; wanting dignity or rank.

One common right the great and lowly claim.

3. Not lofty or sublime; humble.

these rural poems, and their lowly strain.

4. Not high; not elevated in place.

LOWLY, adv.

1. Humbly; meekly; modestly.

Belowly wise.

2. Meanly; in a low condition; without grandeur or dignity.

I will show myself highly fed and lowly taught.