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Webster's Dictionary [1]

(1): ( p. pr. & vb. n.) of Rise

(2): ( n.) That which rises; a tumor; a boil.

(3): ( prep.) More than; exceeding; upwards of; as, a horse rising six years of age.

(4): ( n.) The act of one who, or that which, rises (in any sense).

(5): ( a.) Increasing in wealth, power, or distinction; as, a rising state; a rising character.

(6): ( a.) Attaining a higher place; taking, or moving in, an upward direction; appearing above the horizon; ascending; as, the rising moon.

(7): ( a.) Growing; advancing to adult years and to the state of active life; as, the rising generation.

King James Dictionary [2]

RI'SING, ppr.

1. Getting up ascending mounting springing proceeding from advancing swelling increasing appearing above the horizon reviving from death, &c. 2. Increasing in wealth, power or distinction as a rising state a rising character.


1. The act of getting up from any recumbent or sitting posture. 2. The act of ascending as the rising of vapor. 3. The act of closing a session, as of a public body as the rising of the legislature. 4. The appearance of the sun or a star above the horizon. 5. The act of reviving from the dead resurrection.

 Mark 9 .

6. A tumor on the body.  Leviticus 13 . 7. An assembling in opposition to government insurrection sedition or mutiny.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia [3]

rı̄z´ing ( שׂאת , se'ēth , "a tumor," "swelling" (  Leviticus 13:2 ,  Leviticus 13:10 , etc.)). See Leprosy .