Webster 1913 Edition
Pertaining to; regarding; having relation to; respecting; as regards.
I have accepted thee
Gen. xix. 21.
The Lord hath spoken good
Num. x. 29.
So great and so
That in which one is concerned or interested; concern; affair; interest.“Our everlasting concernments.”
To mix with thy
Importance; moment; consequence.
Let every action of
concernmentto begun with prayer.
Concern; participation; interposition.
He married a daughter to the earl without any other approbation of her father or
concernmentin it, than suffering him and her come into his presence.
Emotion of mind; solicitude; anxiety.
While they are so eager to destroy the fame of others, their ambition is manifest in their
Webster 1828 Edition
The Lord hath spoken good concerning Israel. Numbers 10.
I have accepted thee concerning this thing. Genesis 19.
This word has been considered a preposition, but most improperly; concerning, when so called, refers to a verb, sentence or proposition; as in the first example, the word applies to the preceding afirmation. The Lord hath spoken good, which speaking good is concerning Israel. Concerning, in this case, refers to the first clause of the sentence.