Meaning of Countenance Bible verses : Num 6:26 (b) The countenance is the expression of the face. In this Scripture the sweet experience in the heart and soul which comes from seeing and knowing. Britannica Dictionary definition of COUNTENANCE. [+ object] formal. : to accept, support, or approve of (something) The city would not countenance [= permit] a rock concert in the park. The leader did not officially countenance [= encourage] negotiations with the rebels.. "/>Countenance meaning