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HURT, verb transitive preterit tense and participle passive hurt

1. To bruise; to give pain by a contusion, pressure, or any violence to the body. We hurt the body by a severe blow, or by tight clothes, and the feet by fetters. Psalms 105:18.

2. To wound; to injure or impair the sound state of the body, as by incision or fracture.

3. To harm; to damage; to injure by occasioning loss. We hurt a man by destroying his property.

4. To injure by diminution; to impair.

A man hurts his estate by extravagance.

5. To injure by reducing in quality; to impair the strength, purity or beauty of.

HURT not the wine and the oil--Revelation 6:6.

6. To harm; to injure; to damage, in general.

7. To wound; to injure; to give pain to; as, to hurt the feelings.

HURT, noun A wound; a bruise; any thing that gives pain to the body.

The pains of sickness and hurts.

1. Harm; mischief; injury.

I have slain a man to my wounding, and a young man to my hurt Genesis 4:23.

2. Injury; loss.

Why should damage grow to the hurt of the kings? Ezra 4:22.