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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Day-star  \Day"-star`\  (-st[aum]r`),  n. 
  1.  The  morning  star;  the  star  which  ushers  in  the  day 
 
  A  dark  place  until  the  day  dawn,  and  the  day-star 
  arise  in  your  hearts.  --2  Peter  i. 
  19. 
 
  2.  The  sun,  as  the  orb  of  day  [Poetic] 
 
  So  sinks  the  day-star  in  the  ocean  bed,  And  yet  anon 
  repairs  his  drooping  head,  And  tricks  his  beams,  and 
  with  new-spangled  ore  Flames  in  the  forehead  of  the 
  morning  sky.  --Milton. 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Daystar 
  which  precedes  and  accompanies  the  sun-rising.  It  is  found  only 
  in  2  Pet.  1:19,  where  it  denotes  the  manifestation  of  Christ  to 
  the  soul,  imparting  spiritual  light  and  comfort.  He  is  the 
  "bright  and  morning  star"  of  Rev.  2:28;  22:16.  (Comp.  Num. 
  24:17.) 
 




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