LIV'ING, participle present tense [from live.]
1. Dwelling; residing; existing; subsisting; having life or the vital functions in operation; not dead.
2. adjective Issuing continually from the earth; running; flowing; as a living spring or fountain; opposed to stagnant.
3. adjective Producing action, animation and vigor; quickening; as a living principle; a living faith.
LIV'ING, noun He or those who are alive; usually with a plural signification; as in the land of the living
The living will lay it to his heart. Ecclesiastes 7:2.
1. Means of subsistence; estate.
He divided to them his living Luke 15:12.
She of her want, did cast in all that she had, even all her living Mark 12:44.
2. Power of continuing life. There is no living with a scold.
There is no living without trusting some body or other in some cases.
3. Livelihood. He made a living by his occupation. The woman spins for a living
4. The benefice of a clergyman. He lost his living by non-conformity.