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Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Resurrection


RESURREC'TION, noun s as z. [Latin resurrectus, resurgo; re and surgo, to rise.]

A rising again; chiefly, the revival of the dead of the human race, or their return from the grave, particularly at the general judgment. By the resurrection of Christ we have assurance of the future resurrection of men. 1 Peter 1:3.

In the resurrection they neither marry, nor are given in marriage. Matthew 22:23.