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dayspring


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dayspring  \Day"spring`\  (d[=a]"spr[i^]ng`),  n. 
  The  beginning  of  the  day  or  first  appearance  of  light;  the 
  dawn;  hence  the  beginning.  --Milton. 
 
  The  tender  mercy  of  our  God;  whereby  the  dayspring  from 
  on  high  hath  visited  us  --Luke  i.  78. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dayspring 
  n  :  the  first  light  of  day  "we  got  up  before  dawn";  "they 
  talked  until  morning"  [syn:  {dawn},  {dawning},  {morning}, 
  {aurora},  {first  light},  {daybreak},  {break  of  day},  {break 
  of  the  day},  {sunrise},  {sunup},  {cockcrow}]  [ant:  {sunset}] 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Dayspring 
  (Job  38:12;  Luke  1:78),  the  dawn  of  the  morning;  daybreak. 
  (Comp.  Isa.  60:1,  2;  Mal.  4:2;  Rev.  22:16.) 
 




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