Definition for CON-CERN'ING


Pertaining to; regarding; having relation to. The Lord hath spoken good concerning Israel. – Numb. x. I have accepted thee concerning this thing. – Gen xix. This word has been considered as 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 affirmation. The Lord hath spoken good, which speaking good is concerning Israel. Concerning, in this case, refers to the first clause of the sentence.

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