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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Stretch.

2. (a. & n.) from Stretch.

5500. cheirotoneo -- to vote by stretching out the hand, to ...
... to vote by stretching out the hand, to appoint. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration:
cheirotoneo Phonetic Spelling: (khi-rot-on-eh'-o) Short Definition: I ...
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1614. ekteino -- to extend
... Word Origin from ek and teino (to stretch) Definition to extend NASB Word Usage
extend (1), lay (2), reached (1), stretch (4), stretched (7), stretching (1). ...
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1901. epekteino -- to extend, mid. to stretch forward
... the force of the prefix, ). 1901 ("aptly stretching intensely towards")
is used only in Phil 3:13. It refers to the believer to ...
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165. aion -- a space of time, an age
... Definition: an age, a cycle (of time), especially of the present age as contrasted
with the future age, and of one of a series of ages stretching to infinity. ...
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3713. orego -- to stretch out, to reach after, to yearn for
... 3713 ("aspire, stretch towards") is always in the Greek middle voice meaning,
"stretching ." This emphasizes the of the subject, focusing on what the object ...
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Strong's Hebrew
4298. muttah -- spreading, outspreading
... Word Origin from natah Definition spreading, outspreading NASB Word Usage spread
(1). stretching out. From natah; expansion -- stretching out. see HEBREW natah. ...
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4297. mutteh -- that which is perverted, perverted justice
... perverseness. From natah; a stretching, ie Distortion (figuratively, iniquity) --
perverseness. see HEBREW natah. 4296, 4297. mutteh. 4298 . Strong's Numbers
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6566. paras -- to spread out, spread
... 1), displays (1), extended (2), extends (1), scattered (2), spread (47), spreading
(3), spreads (2), stretch (1), stretched (2), stretches (1), stretching (2). ...
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4058. madad -- to measure
... A primitive root: properly, to stretch; by implication, to measure (as if by stretching
a line); figuratively, to be extended -- measure, mete, stretch self. ...
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7993. shalak -- to throw, fling, cast
... cast away (5), cast down (2), cast off (1), casts (1), dropped (1), fling (2), hurl
(1), hurled (2), left (1), risked* (1), snatched (1), stretching (1), threw ...
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8669. teshuqah -- a longing
... desire. From shuwq in the original sense of stretching out after; a longing -- desire.
see HEBREW shuwq. 8668, 8669. teshuqah. 8670 . Strong's Numbers.
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5186. natah -- to stretch out, spread out, extend, incline, bend
... 4), perverted (1), pitch (1), pitched (11), push aside (1), spread (3), stretch
(28), stretched (32), stretched-out (1), stretches (5), stretching (2), thrust ...
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Philippians iii. 13, 14
... "Brethren, I count not myself yet to have apprehended: but one thing I do, forgetting
the things which are behind, and stretching forward to the things which ...
/.../homily xii philippians iii 13.htm

The Fasts of the Jews are not True Fasts, nor Acceptable to God.
... thee; whilst thou art yet speaking, He shall say, Behold, I am with thee; if thou
take away from thee the chain [binding others], and the stretching forth of ...
/.../barnabas/the epistle of barnabas /chapter iii the fasts of the.htm

In one of the Few Remaining Streets of Rome which the Vandal Hand ...
... Stretching her fair white arms out over the impervious stone- angels she said this,
and more than this, to someone within the room, who answered her in one of ...
// master-christian/xvii in one of the.htm

The Paradox of Love's Measure
... Far-stretching as the race, and curtaining it over as some great tent may enclose
on a festal day a whole tribe, the breadth of Christ's love is the breadth of ...
/.../expositions of holy scripture ephesians peter/the paradox of loves measure.htm

Whether for the Justification of the Ungodly There is Required a ...
... 2: Further, whoever is tending onward, ought not to look back, according to
Phil.3:13,14: "Forgetting the things that are behind, and stretching forth myself ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether for the justification of 2.htm

Whether Hope is in the Apprehensive or in the Appetitive Power?
... I answer that, Since hope denotes a certain stretching out of the appetite towards
good, it evidently belongs to the appetitive power; since movement towards ...
// theologica/whether hope is in the.htm

On the Words of the Gospel, Matt. xxii. 42, Where the Lord Asks ...
... Behold the Apostle Paul stretching himself out unto these suspended promises: "Not
as though I had already attained, either were already perfect. ...
/.../sermons on selected lessons of the new testament/sermon xli on the words.htm

... His writings, though they touch on many subjects, are chiefly concerned with the
art of contemplative prayer; that "blind intent stretching to God" which, if ...
// cloud of unknowing/introduction.htm

On Sleep.
... But stretching one's self on even couches, affording a kind of natural gymnasium
for sleep, contributes to the digestion of the food. ...
// instructor paedagogus/chap ix on sleep.htm

Looking to the Hills
... We see the exile, wearied with the monotony of the long-stretching, flat plains
of Babylonia, summoning up before his mind the distant hills where his home was ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture j/looking to the hills.htm

Stretching (84 Occurrences)
...Stretching (84 Occurrences). Matthew 12:49 And, stretching out his hand to his
disciples, he said, Behold my mother and my brethren; (DBY NAS RSV). ...
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Wide-stretching (3 Occurrences)
Wide-stretching. Widespread, Wide-stretching. Widow . Multi-Version
Concordance Wide-stretching (3 Occurrences). Psalms ...
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Far-stretching (1 Occurrence)
Far-stretching. Far-seeing, Far-stretching. Farther . Multi-Version
Concordance Far-stretching (1 Occurrence). Isaiah ...
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Reach (63 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) Hence, to deliver by stretching out a member, especially the hand; to give
with the hand; to pass to another; to hand over; as, to reach one a book. ...
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Tall (41 Occurrences)
... (BBE NIV). Psalms 92:12 The good man will be like a tall tree in his strength; his
growth will be as the wide-stretching trees of Lebanon. (BBE). ...
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Founding (4 Occurrences)
... Isaiah 51:13 And thou dost forget Jehovah thy maker, Who is stretching out the heavens,
and founding earth, And thou dost fear continually all the day, Because ...
/f/founding.htm - 8k

Extension (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) A stretching out; expansion; enlargement
in breadth or continuation of length; increase; augmentation. ...
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Birth-pains (10 Occurrences)
... voice of a woman in birth-pains, the pain of one giving birth to her first child,
the voice of the daughter of Zion, fighting for breath, stretching out her ...
/b/birth-pains.htm - 9k

Child's (16 Occurrences)
... 2 Kings 4:34 Then he got up on the bed, stretching himself out on the child, and
put his mouth on the child's mouth, his eyes on his eyes and his hands on his ...
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Direction (128 Occurrences)
... Genesis 10:19 Their country stretching from Zidon to Gaza, in the direction of Gerar;
and to Lasha, in the direction of Sodom and Gomorrah and Admah and Zeboiim ...
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Bible Concordance
Stretching (84 Occurrences)

Matthew 12:49 And, stretching out his hand to his disciples, he said, Behold my mother and my brethren;

Luke 5:13 And stretching forth his hand he touched him, saying, I will; be thou cleansed: and immediately the leprosy departed from him.

Acts 4:30 By stretching forth thine hand to heal; and that signs and wonders may be done by the name of thy holy child Jesus.

Acts 22:25 And as he was stretching him with the thongs, Paul said unto the centurion who was standing by, 'A man, a Roman, uncondemned -- is it lawful to you to scourge;'

Acts 26:1 And Agrippa said to Paul, You may put your cause before us. Then Paul, stretching out his hand, made his answer, saying:

Philippians 3:13 Brothers, I don't regard myself as yet having taken hold, but one thing I do. Forgetting the things which are behind, and stretching forward to the things which are before,

Genesis 1:6 And God said, Let there be a solid arch stretching over the waters, parting the waters from the waters.

Genesis 10:19 Their country stretching from Zidon to Gaza, in the direction of Gerar; and to Lasha, in the direction of Sodom and Gomorrah and Admah and Zeboiim.

Genesis 22:10 And stretching out his hand, Abraham took the knife to put his son to death.

Genesis 28:12 And he had a dream, and in his dream he saw steps stretching from earth to heaven, and the angels of God were going up and down on them.

Genesis 48:14 And Israel, stretching out his right hand, put it on the head of Ephraim, the younger, and his left hand on the head of Manasseh, crossing his hands on purpose, for Manasseh was the older.

Genesis 49:33 And when Jacob had come to the end of these words to his sons, stretching himself on his bed, he gave up his spirit, and went the way of his people.

Exodus 7:5 and the Egyptians have known that I 'am' Jehovah, in My stretching out My hand against Egypt; and I have brought out the sons of Israel from their midst.'

Exodus 8:17 And they did so; and Aaron, stretching out the rod in his hand, gave a touch to the dust of the earth, and insects came on man and on beast; all the dust of the earth was changed into insects through all the land of Egypt.

Exodus 9:33 So Moses went out of the town, and stretching out his hands made prayer to God: and the thunders and the ice-storm came to an end; and the fall of rain was stopped.

Exodus 38:4 And he made a network of brass for the altar, under the frame round it, stretching half-way up;

Exodus 40:19 Stretching the outer tent over it, and covering it, as the Lord had given him orders.

Numbers 21:30 They are wounded with our arrows; destruction has come on Heshbon, even to Dibon; and we have made the land waste as far as Nophah, stretching out to Medeba.

Numbers 34:12 And so down to Jordan, stretching to the Salt Sea: all the land inside these limits will be yours.

Numbers 35:4 Stretching from the wall of the towns a distance of a thousand cubits all round.

Deuteronomy 28:59 Then the Lord your God will make your punishment, and the punishment of your seed, a thing to be wondered at; great punishments and cruel diseases stretching on through long years.

Joshua 8:18 And the Lord said to Joshua, Let your spear be stretched out against Ai; for I will give it into your hands. So Joshua took up his spear, stretching it out in the direction of the town.

Joshua 8:19 and the ambush hath risen 'with' haste, out of its place, and they run at the stretching out of his hand, and go into the city, and capture it, and hasten, and burn the city with fire.

Joshua 19:11 And their limit goes up to the west to Maralah, stretching to Dabbesheth, and to the stream in front of Jokneam;

Joshua 19:26 And Alammelech and Amad and Mishal, stretching to Carmel on the west and Shihor-libnath;

Joshua 19:27 Turning to the east to Beth-dagon and stretching to Zebulun and the valley of Iphtah-el as far as Beth-emek and Neiel to the north; on the left it goes as far as Cabul

Joshua 19:34 And turning west to Aznoth-tabor, the limit goes out from there to Hukkok, stretching to Zebulun on the south, and Asher on the west, and Judah at Jordan on the east.

Ruth 3:15 And he said, Take your robe, stretching it out in your hands: and she did so, and he took six measures of grain and put them into it, and gave it her to take: and she went back to the town.

1 Samuel 14:27 But Jonathan, having no knowledge of the oath his father had put on the people, stretching out the rod which was in his hand, put the end of it in the honey, and put it to his mouth; then his eyes were made bright.

2 Samuel 1:14 And David said to him, Had you no fear of stretching out your hand to put to death the one marked with the holy oil?

2 Samuel 12:16 So David made prayer to God for the child; and he took no food day after day, and went in and, stretching himself out on the earth, was there all night.

2 Samuel 13:31 Then the king got up in great grief, stretching himself out on the earth: and all his servants were by his side, with their clothing parted.

1 Kings 8:22 Then Solomon took his place before the altar of the Lord, all the men of Israel being present, and stretching out his hands to heaven,

1 Kings 8:38 Whatever prayer or request for your grace is made by any man, or by all your people Israel, whatever his trouble may be, whose hands are stretched out to this house:
(See RSV)

1 Kings 17:21 And stretching herself out on the child three times, he made his prayer to the Lord, saying, O Lord my God, be pleased to let this child's life come back to him again.

1 Kings 19:5 And stretching himself on the earth, he went to sleep under the broom-plant; but an angel, touching him, said to him, Get up and have some food.

2 Kings 4:34 Then he got up on the bed, stretching himself out on the child, and put his mouth on the child's mouth, his eyes on his eyes and his hands on his hands; and the child's body became warm.

2 Kings 4:35 Then he came back, and after walking once through the house and back, he went up, stretching himself out on the child seven times; and the child's eyes became open.

1 Chronicles 21:10 Go, and thou hast spoken unto David, saying, Thus said Jehovah, Three -- I am stretching out unto thee; choose for thee one of these, and I do 'it' to thee.'

2 Chronicles 6:13 (For Solomon had made a brass stage, five cubits long, five cubits wide and three cubits high, and had put it in the middle of the open space; on this he took his place and went down on his knees before all the meeting of Israel, stretching out his hands to heaven.)

2 Chronicles 6:29 Whatever prayer or request for your grace is made by any man, or by all your people Israel, whatever his trouble may be, whose hands are stretched out to this house:
(See RSV)

2 Chronicles 28:9 But a prophet of the Lord was there, named Oded; and he went out in front of the army which was coming into Samaria and said to them, Truly, because the Lord, the God of your fathers, was angry with Judah, he gave them up into your hands, and you have put them to death in an outburst of wrath stretching up to heaven.

Esther 1:1 Now it happened in the days of Ahasuerus (this is Ahasuerus who reigned from India even to Ethiopia, over one hundred twenty-seven provinces),
(See NIV)

Esther 8:9 Then the king's scribes were called at that time, in the third month Sivan, on the twenty-third day of the month; and it was written according to all that Mordecai commanded to the Jews, and to the satraps, and the governors and princes of the provinces which are from India to Ethiopia, one hundred twenty-seven provinces, to every province according to its writing, and to every people in their language, and to the Jews in their writing, and in their language.
(See NIV)

Job 9:8 Stretching out the heavens by Himself, And treading on the heights of the sea,

Job 11:13 But if you put your heart right, stretching out your hands to him;

Job 26:7 Stretching out the north over desolation, Hanging the earth upon nothing,

Job 36:30 See, he is stretching out his mist, covering the tops of the mountains with it.

Job 39:26 Is it through your knowledge that the hawk takes his flight, stretching out his wings to the south?

Psalms 57:10 For your mercy is great, stretching up to the heavens, and your righteousness goes up to the clouds.

Psalms 68:31 Kings will give you offerings, they will come out of Egypt; from Pathros will come offerings of silver; Ethiopia will be stretching out her hands to God.

Psalms 104:2 You are clothed with light as with a robe; stretching out the heavens like a curtain:

Psalms 140:5 The men of pride have put secret cords for my feet; stretching nets in my way, so that they may take me with their tricks. (Selah.)

Proverbs 29:5 A man who says smooth things to his neighbour is stretching out a net for his steps.

Isaiah 3:16 Because that daughters of Zion have been haughty, And they walk stretching out the neck, And deceiving 'with' the eyes, Walking and mincing they go, And with their feet they make a tinkling,

Isaiah 8:8 It will sweep onward into Judah. It will overflow and pass through; it will reach even to the neck; and the stretching out of its wings will fill the breadth of your land, Immanuel.

Isaiah 25:11 And if he puts out his hands, like a man stretching out his hands in swimming, the Lord will make low his pride, however expert his designs.

Isaiah 33:17 Thine eyes shall see the king in his beauty: they shall behold a land that reacheth afar.

Isaiah 40:22 He who is sitting on the circle of the earth, And its inhabitants 'are' as grasshoppers, He who is stretching out as a thin thing the heavens, And spreadeth them as a tent to dwell in.

Isaiah 42:5 God the Lord, even he who made the heavens, measuring them out on high; stretching out the earth, and giving its produce; he who gives breath to the people on it, and life to those who go about on it, says:

Isaiah 44:24 The Lord, who has taken up your cause, and who gave you life in your mother's body, says, I am the Lord who makes all things; stretching out the heavens by myself, and giving the earth its limits; who was with me?

Isaiah 51:13 And thou dost forget Jehovah thy maker, Who is stretching out the heavens, and founding earth, And thou dost fear continually all the day, Because of the fury of the oppressor, As he hath prepared to destroy. And where 'is' the fury of the oppressor?

Isaiah 51:16 And I have put my words in your mouth, covering you with the shade of my hand, stretching out the heavens, and placing the earth on its base, and saying to Zion, You are my people.

Isaiah 66:12 For thus said Jehovah: 'Lo, I am stretching out to her peace as a river, And as an overflowing stream the honour of nations, And ye have sucked, on the side ye are carried, And on the knees ye are dandled.

Jeremiah 4:31 A voice has come to my ears like the voice of a woman in birth-pains, the pain of one giving birth to her first child, the voice of the daughter of Zion, fighting for breath, stretching out her hands, saying, Now sorrow is mine! for my strength is gone from me before the takers of life.

Jeremiah 10:20 My tent is pulled down and all my cords are broken: my children have gone from me, and they are not: no longer is there anyone to give help in stretching out my tent and hanging up my curtains.

Jeremiah 48:32 My weeping for you, O vine of Sibmah, will be more than the weeping of Jazer: your branches have gone over the sea, stretching even to Jazer: destruction has come down on your summer fruits and your cut grapes.

Jeremiah 48:40 For the Lord has said, See, he will come like an eagle in flight, stretching out his wings against Moab.

Jeremiah 49:22 See, he will come up like an eagle in flight, stretching out his wings against Bozrah: and the hearts of Edom's men of war on that day will be like the heart of a woman in birth-pains.

Jeremiah 51:9 We would have made Babylon well, but she is not made well: give her up, and let us go everyone to his country: for her punishment is stretching up to heaven, and lifted up even to the skies.

Ezekiel 4:4 Then, stretching yourself out on your left side, take the sin of the children of Israel on yourself: for as long as you are stretched out, so long will the sin of the children of Israel be on you.

Ezekiel 10:7 And stretching out his hand to the fire which was between the winged ones, he took some of it and went out.

Ezekiel 17:6 And its growth went on and it became a vine, low and widely stretching, whose branches were turned to him and its roots were under him: so it became a vine, putting out branches and young leaves.

Ezekiel 25:16 Therefore, thus said the Lord Jehovah: Lo, I am stretching out My hand against the Philistines, And I have cut off the Cherethim, And destroyed the remnant of the haven of the sea,

Ezekiel 26:5 She will be a place for the stretching out of nets in the middle of the sea; for I have said it, says the Lord: and her goods will be given over to the nations.

Ezekiel 26:14 I will make you an uncovered rock: you will be a place for the stretching out of nets; there will be no building you up again: for I the Lord have said it, says the Lord.

Ezekiel 47:10 And fishermen will take up their places by it: from En-gedi as far as En-eglaim will be a place for the stretching out of nets; the fish will be of every sort, like the fish of the Great Sea, a very great number.

Daniel 4:11 And the tree became tall and strong, stretching up to heaven, and to be seen from the ends of the earth:

Daniel 4:20 The tree which you saw, which became tall and strong, stretching up to heaven and seen from the ends of the earth;

Daniel 4:22 It is you, O King, who have become great and strong: for your power is increased and stretching up to heaven, and your rule to the end of the earth.

Daniel 8:9 And out of one of them came another horn, a little one, which became very great, stretching to the south and to the east and to the beautiful land.

Micah 1:9 For her wounds may not be made well: for it has come even to Judah, stretching up to the doorway of my people, even to Jerusalem.

Micah 2:5 Therefore you will have no one who divides the land by lot in the assembly of Yahweh.
(See NAS)

Zechariah 12:1 The burden of a word of Jehovah on Israel. An affirmation of Jehovah, Stretching out heaven, and founding earth, And forming the spirit of man in his midst.



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