KJV Dictionary Definition: price


PRICE, n. L. pretium. See Praise.

1. The sum or amount of money at which a thing is valued, or the value which a seller sets on his goods in market. A man often sets a price on goods which he cannot obtain, and often takes less than the price set.

2. The sum or equivalent given for an article sold; as the price paid for a house, an ox or a watch.

3. The current value or rate paid for any species of goods; as the market price of wheat.

4. Value; estimation; excellence; worth.

Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies. Prov.31.

5. Reward; recompense.

That vice may merit; 'tis the price of toil;

The knave deserves it when he tills the soil.

The price of redemption, is the atonement of Jesus Christ. 1 Cor.6.

A price in the hands of a fool, the valuable offers of salvation, which he neglects. Prov.17.

PRICE, v.t. To pay for. Not in use.

1. To set a price on. See Prize.