KJV Dictionary Definition: void


VOID, a. L. viduus, divido. Gr.

1. Empty; vacant; not occupied with any visible matter; as a void space or place. 1Kings 22.

2. Empty; without inhabitants or furniture. Gen. 1.

3. Having no legal or binding force; null; not effectual to bind parties, or to convey or support a right; not sufficient to produce its effect. Thus a deed not duly signed and sealed, is void. A fraudulent contract is void, or may be rendered void.

My word shall not return to me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please. Is. 55.

I will make void the counsel of Judah and Jerusalem in this place. Jer. 19.

4. Free; clear; as a conscience void of offense. Acts 24.

5. Destitute; as void of learning; void of reason or common sense.

He that is void of wisdom, despiseth his neighbor.

Prov. 11.

6. Unsupplied; vacant; unoccupied; having no incumbent.

Divers offices that had been long void.

7. Unsubstantial; vain.

Lifeless idol, void and vain.

Void space, in physics, a vacuum.

1. To make void; to violate; to transgress.

They have made void thy law. Ps. 119.

2. To render useless or of no effect. Rom. 4.

VOID, n. An empty space; a vacuum.

Pride, where wit falls, steps in to our defense, and fills up all the mighty void of sense.

Th' illimitable void.

VOID, v.t.

1. To quit; to leave.

Bid them come down, or void the field.

2. To emit; to send out; to evacuate; as, to void excrementitious matter; to void worms.

3. To vacate; to annul; to nullify; to render of no validity or effect.

It had become a practice - to void the security given for money borrowed.

4. To make or leave vacant.

VOID, v.i. To be emitted or evacuated.


VOID'ED, pp.

1. Thrust out; evacuated.

2. a. In heraldry, having the inner or middle part cut out, as an ordinary.


VOID'ING, ppr.

1. Ejecting; evacuating.

2. Making or declaring void, or of no force.

3. Quitting; leaving.

4. a. Receiving what is ejected; as a voiding lobby.



1. Emptiness; vacuity; destitution.

2. Nullify; inefficacy; want of binding force.

3. Want of substantiality.