Webster 1913 Edition
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
To belong; to have connection with, or dependence on, something, as an appurtenance, attribute, etc.; to appertain;
pertainsto the ocean; flowers
pertainto plant life.
Men hate those who affect that honor by ambition which
pertainethnot to them.
To have relation or reference to something.
pertainunto us at this time as they
pertainedto them at their time.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.To belong; to be the property, right or duty of.
Men hate those who affect honor by ambition, which pertaineth not to them.
He took the fortified cities which pertained to Judah. 2 Kings.12.
It pertains to the governor to open the ports by proclamation.
2.To have relation to. Acts.1.