KJV Dictionary Definition: melodious


MELO'DIOUS, a. See Melody. Containing melody; musical; agreeable to the ear by a sweet succession of sounds; as a melodious voice; melodious strains.

And music more melodious than the spheres.


MELO'DIOUSLY, adv. In a melodious manner; musically.


MELO'DIOUSNESS, n. The quality of being agreeable to the ear by a sweet succession of sounds; musicalness.


MEL'ODY, n. Gr. a limb, or a song, an ode; L. melos.

An agreeable succession of sounds; a succession of sounds so regulated and modulated as to please the ear. To constitute melody, the sounds must be arranged according to the laws of rhythms, measure, or the due proportion of the movements to each other. Melody differs from harmony, as it consists in the agreeable succession and modulation of sounds by a single voice; whereas harmony consists in the accordance of different voices or sounds. Melody is vocal or instrumental.

To make melody in the heart, to praise God with a joyful and thankful disposition, ascribing to him the honor due to his name. Eph.5.