|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) The power of receiving or containing; extent of room or space; passive power; -- used in reference to physical things.
2. (n.) The power of receiving and holding ideas, knowledge, etc.; the comprehensiveness of the mind; the receptive faculty; capability of understanding or feeling.
3. (n.) Ability; power pertaining to, or resulting from, the possession of strength, wealth, or talent; possibility of being or of doing.
4. (n.) Outward condition or circumstances; occupation; profession; character; position; as, to work in the capacity of a mason or a carpenter.
5. (n.) Legal or normal qualification, as of age, residence, character, etc., necessary for certain purposes, as for holding office, for marrying, for making contracts, will, etc.; legal power or right; competency.
Capacity (5 Occurrences)
Matthew 25:15 To one he gave five talents, to another two, to another one--to each according to his individual capacity; and then started from home. (WEY)
Mark 4:33 With many such parables He used to speak the Message to them according to their capacity for receiving it. (WEY)
1 Kings 18:32 and with the stones he built an altar in the name of Jehovah, and made a trench round about the altar, of the capacity of two measures of seed; (DBY)
1 Chronicles 23:29 and for the loaves to be set in rows, and for the fine flour for the oblation, and for the unleavened cakes, and for what is baked in the pan, and for that which is saturated with oil, and for all measure of capacity and size; (DBY)
2 Chronicles 4:5 And its thickness was a hand-breadth, and its brim like the work of the brim of a cup, with lily-blossoms; in capacity it held three thousand baths. (DBY)