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our

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Definite Article
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1195 in 929 verses (in OT : 796 in 580 verses) (in NT : 399 in 349 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

ourpossessive pron. [AS. our, of us; akin to us, to us, and to G. unser our, of us, Goth. unsara. Us.].
     Of or pertaining to us; belonging to us; as, our country; our rights; our troops; our endeavors. See I.  [1913 Webster]
    " When the noun is not expressed, ours is used in the same way as hers for her, yours for your, etc.; as, whose house is that? It is ours."  [1913 Webster]
    "The Lord is our defense."  [1913 Webster]
    "Our wills are ours, we know not how."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

our, poss.pron. (attrib.)
1 of or belonging to us or ourselves (our house; our own business).
2 of or belonging to all people (our children's future).
3 (esp. as Our) of Us the king or queen, emperor or empress, etc. (given under Our seal).
4 of us, the editorial staff of a newspaper etc. (a foolish adventure in our view).
5 Brit. colloq. indicating a relative, acquaintance, or colleague of the speaker (our Barry works there).

Idiom
Our Father 1 the Lord's Prayer.
2 God. Our Lady the Virgin Mary.
Our Lord
1 Jesus Christ.
2 God. Our Saviour Jesus Christ.
Etymology
OE ure orig. genit. pl. of 1st pers. pron. = of us, later treated as possessive adj.

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