BE'ING, participle present tense [See Be.] Existing in a certain state.
Man, being in honor, abideth not. Psalms 49:12.
BE'ING,noun Existence; as, God is the author of our being
In God we live, and move, and have our being Acts 17:28.
1. A particular state or condition. [This is hardly a different sense.]
2. A person existing; applied to the human race.
3. An immaterial, intelligent existence, or spirit.
Superior beings, when of late they saw.
A mortal man unfold all nature's law--
4. An animal; any living creature.
Animals are such beings, as are endowed with sensation and spontaneous motion.