|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (v. t.) To make equal return to; to remunerate; to pay; to recompense; to give an equivalent to; to requite suitably; as, to compensate a laborer for his work, or a merchant for his losses.
2. (v. t.) To be equivalent in value or effect to; to counterbalance; to make up for; to make amends for.
3. (v. i.) To make amends; to supply an equivalent; -- followed by for; as, nothing can compensate for the loss of reputation.
Compensate (4 Occurrences)
Exodus 21:26 "If a man strikes his servant's eye, or his maid's eye, and destroys it, he shall let him go free for his eye's sake. (See NIV)
Exodus 21:27 If he strikes out his male servant's tooth, or his female servant's tooth, he shall let him go free for his tooth's sake. (See NIV)
2 Samuel 19:36 Thy servant would but just go over the Jordan with the king; and why should the king recompense it me with such a reward? (See NAS)
Esther 7:4 For we are sold, I and my people, to be destroyed, to be slain, and to perish. But if we had been sold for bondservants and bondmaids, I would have held my peace, although the adversary could not have compensated for the king's loss." (Root in WEB ASV DBY)