KJV Dictionary Definition: mastery


M`ASTERY, n. Dominion; power of governing or commanding.

If divided by mountains, they will fight for the mastery of the passages of the tops--

1. Superiority in competition; preeminence.

Every man that striveth for the mystery, is temperate in all things. 1 Cor.9.

2. Victory in war.

It is not the voice of them that shout for mastery. Ex.32.

3. Eminent skill; superior dexterity.

He could attain to a mastery in all languages.

4. Attainment of eminent skill or power.

The learning and mastery of a tongue being unpleasant in itself, should not be cumbered with other difficulties.