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Definition: The heathen
Heathen \Hea"then\ (h[=e]"[th]'n; 277), n.; pl. Heathens
(-[th]'nz) or collectively Heathen. [OE. hethen, AS.
h[=ae][eth]en, prop. an adj. fr. h[=ae][eth] heath, and
orig., therefore, one who lives in the country or on the
heaths and in the woods (cf. pagan, fr. pagus village); akin
to OS. h[=e][eth]in, adj., D. heiden a heathen, G. heide,
OHG. heidan, Icel. hei[eth]inn, adj., Sw. heden, Goth.
hai[thorn]n[=o], n. fem. See Heath, and cf. Hoiden.]
1. An individual of the pagan or unbelieving nations, or
those which worship idols and do not acknowledge the true
God; a pagan; an idolater.
2. An irreligious person.
If it is no more than a moral discourse, he may
preach it and they may hear it, and yet both
continue unconverted heathens. --V. Knox.
The heathen, as the term is used in the Scriptures, all
people except the Jews; now used of all people except
Christians, Jews, and Mohammedans.
Ask of me, and I shall give thee the heathen for
thine inheritance. --Ps. ii. 8.
Syn: Pagan; gentile. See Pagan.