KJV Dictionary Definition: mankind


MANKIND, n. man and kind. This word admits the accent either on the first or second syllable; the distinction of accent being inconsiderable.

1. The race or species of human beings.

The proper study of mankind is man.

2. A male, or the males of the human race.

Thou shalt not lie with mankind as with womankind. Lev.18.

MANKIND, a. Resembling man in form, not woman.