daystar

daystar

[dey-stahr]
noun
1.
a morning star.
2.
the sun.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English daysterre, Old English dægsteorra. See day, star

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daystar (ˈdeɪˌstɑː)
 
n
1.  a poetic word for the sun
2.  another word for the morning star

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Daystar definition


which precedes and accompanies the sun-rising. It is found only in 2 Pet. 1:19, where it denotes the manifestation of Christ to the soul, imparting spiritual light and comfort. He is the "bright and morning star" of Rev. 2:28; 22:16. (Comp. Num. 24:17.)

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