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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To bear toward the person speaking, or the person or thing from whose point of view the action is contemplated; to go and bring; to get.

2. (v. t.) To obtain as price or equivalent; to sell for.

3. (v. t.) To recall from a swoon; to revive; -- sometimes with to; as, to fetch a man to.

4. (v. t.) To reduce; to throw.

5. (v. t.) To bring to accomplishment; to achieve; to make; to perform, with certain objects; as, to fetch a compass; to fetch a leap; to fetch a sigh.

6. (v. t.) To bring or get within reach by going; to reach; to arrive at; to attain; to reach by sailing.

7. (v. t.) To cause to come; to bring to a particular state.

8. (v. i.) To bring one's self; to make headway; to veer; as, to fetch about; to fetch to windward.

9. (n.) A stratagem by which a thing is indirectly brought to pass, or by which one thing seems intended and another is done; a trick; an artifice.

10. (n.) The apparition of a living person; a wraith.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
FETCH

Has generally the meaning of "to bring"; it is commonly the translation of Hebrew laqach, "to take" or "lay hold of," Hoph. "to be brought, seized or snatched away" (Genesis 18:4, etc.; Genesis 27:9; Genesis 42:16 1 Samuel 4:3 1 Kings 17:10, etc.); twice of nasa', "to lift up" (2 Chronicles 12:11, the American Standard Revised Version "bare"; Job 36:3); of bo', "to come in" (2 Chronicles 1:17 Nehemiah 8:15); of `alah, "to cause to come up" (1 Samuel 6:21; 1 Samuel 7:1); of yatsa', "to cause to come out" (Numbers 20:10, the American Standard Revised Version "bring forth"; Jeremiah 26:23), and of a number of other words.

In the New Testament it is the translation of exago, "to lead out" (Acts 16:37, "Let them come themselves and fetch us out," the Revised Version (British and American) "bring"); "to fetch a compass" is the translation of cabhabh (Numbers 34:5 Joshua 15:3, the Revised Version (British and American) "turn," "turned about"; 2 Samuel 5:23, the Revised Version (British and American) "make a circuit"; 2 Kings 3:9, the Revised Version (British and American) "made a circuit"); of perierchomai (aor. 2, perielthon), "to go about," "to wander up and down" (of a ship driven about; Acts 28:13, the Revised Version (British and American) "made a circuit," margin "some ancient authorities read cast loose").

The Revised Version (British and American) has "fetch" for "bring" (1 Kings 3:24), for "call for" (Acts 10:5; Acts 11:13); "fetched" for "called for" (Esther 5:10), for "took out" (Jeremiah 37:17); "fetched" for "took" (2 Chronicles 8:18).

W. L. Walker

Greek
1806. exago -- to lead out
... bring forth, fetch out, lead out. From ek and ago; to lead forth -- bring forth
(out), fetch (lead) out. see GREEK ek. see GREEK ago. (exagagein) -- 1 Occurrence ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/1806.htm - 7k

4022. perierchomai -- to go about
... go about. From peri and erchomai (including its alternate); to come all around,
ie Stroll, vacillate, veer -- fetch a compass, vagabond, wandering about. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
5437. sabab -- to turn about, go around, surround
... bring, cast, fetch, lead, make, walk, whirl, round about,. A primitive root;
to revolve, surround, or border; used in various applications ...
/hebrew/5437.htm - 7k

3947. laqach -- to take
... accept, bring, buy, carry away, drawn, fetch, get, infold,. A primitive root;
to take (in the widest variety of applications) -- accept ...
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5670. abat -- to take or give a pledge
... borrow, break ranks, fetch a pledge, lend, surely. A primitive root; to
pawn; causatively, to lend (on security); figuratively, to ...
/hebrew/5670.htm - 6k

4116. mahar -- to hasten
... be carried headlong, fearful, cause to make, in, make hasten be hasty, fetch.
A primitive root; properly, to be liquid or flow easily ...
/hebrew/4116.htm - 6k

5375. nasa -- to lift, carry, take
... desire (1), desire* (2), direct (1), ease (1), endure (4), endured (1), ever forgive
(1), exalt (2), exalted (9), exalting (2), favor* (1), fetch (1), forgave ...
/hebrew/5375.htm - 8k

7725. shub -- to turn back, return
... to mind), carry again (back), cease, X certainly, come again (back), X consider, +
continually, convert, deliver (again), + deny, draw back, fetch home again ...
/hebrew/7725.htm - 9k

622. asaph -- to gather, remove
... 1), withdraws (1), withdrew (1). assemble, bring, consume, destroy, fetch,
gather in, together, up again,. A primitive root; to gather ...
/hebrew/622.htm - 6k

5927. alah -- to go up, ascend, climb
... bring (up), (cause to) burn, carry up, cast up, + shew, climb (up), (cause to, make
to) come (up), cut off, dawn, depart, exalt, excel, fall, fetch up, get up ...
/hebrew/5927.htm - 8k

5080. nadach -- to impel, thrust, banish
... figuratively (to expel, mislead, strike, inflict, etc.) -- banish, bring, cast down
(out), chase, compel, draw away, drive (away, out, quite), fetch a stroke ...
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3318. yatsa -- to go or come out
... carry out, come (abroad, out, thereat, without), + be condemned, depart(-ing, -ure),
draw forth, in the end, escape, exact, fail, fall (out), fetch forth (out ...
/hebrew/3318.htm - 8k

Library

The Fourth Part.
... Say not in thine heart, What Prometheus shall ascend into heaven and fetch it thence;
thou mayest fetch it thence by thine owne prayer: as did Elias and the ...
/.../ward/a coal from the altar to kindle the holy fire of zeale/the fourth part.htm

Daniel's First Protest against Idolatry.
... Come now, let us fetch the goddess from our ancestral home, and worship her here
in this place." The goddess referred to was Lakshmi, the wife of Vishnu, the ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/hodson/old daniel/chapter two daniels first protest.htm

The Voice of Stern Rebuke
... And when he came to the gate of the city, behold, the widow woman was there gathering
of sticks: and he called to her, and said, Fetch me, I pray thee, a ...
/.../white/the story of prophets and kings/chapter 10 the voice of.htm

How St Francis Passed the Time of Lent in an Island, on the Lake ...
... the island, his friend left him and returned home; the saint earnestly entreating
him to reveal to no one where he was, and not to come and fetch him before ...
/.../the little flowers of st francis of assisi/chapter vii how st francis.htm

A Prophet's Strange Providers
... And when he came to the gate of the city, behold, the widow woman was there gathering
of sticks: and he called to her, and said, Fetch me, I pray thee, a ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture f/a prophets strange providers.htm

Book 9 Footnotes
... though perhaps there might be another Ophir in that South Sea also, and that fleets
might then sail both from Phoenicia and from the Red Sea to fetch the gold ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/book 9 footnotes.htm

Nanny was not Fit to be Moved for Some Time Yet...
... you. We're come to fetch you.' I wasn'ta bit frightened. I ... though. She was
away somewhere. Perhaps she was gone to fetch you then. I ...
/.../macdonald/at the back of the north wind/chapter 30 nanny was not.htm

Pheroras's Wife is Accused by his Freedmen, as Guilty of Poisoning ...
... And when the king asked her about it, she confessed it; and as she was running to
fetch it, she threw herself down from the house-top; yet did she not kill ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 4 pherorass wife is.htm

How St Francis Converted Certain Robbers and Assassins, who Became ...
... To this he answered: "I am one of the Friars Minor." The porter said to him: "Wait
a little whilst I go and fetch St Francis, to see if he knows thee." While ...
/.../the little flowers of st francis of assisi/chapter xxvi how st francis.htm

Is God in the Camp?
... and Philistines made. The Israelites, instead of seeing to God himself,
went to Shiloh to fetch the ark of the covenant. The ark ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 38 1892/is god in the camp.htm

Thesaurus
Fetch (45 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To obtain as price or equivalent; to sell for. 3. (vt) To recall from
a swoon; to revive; -- sometimes with to; as, to fetch a man to. ...
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Roof (55 Occurrences)
... (WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV). Matthew 24:17 let him who is on
the roof not go down to fetch what is in his house; (WEY NIV). ...
/r/roof.htm - 24k

Bring (1372 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To convey to the place where the speaker is or
is to be; to bear from a more distant to a nearer place; to fetch. ...
/b/bring.htm - 40k

Fetched (26 Occurrences)
... (imp. & pp) of Fetch. ... Jeremiah 36:21 And the king sent Jehudi to fetch the roll,
and he fetched it out of the chamber of Elishama the scribe. ...
/f/fetched.htm - 14k

Compass (51 Occurrences)
... border" (Exodus 27:5, "the compass of the altar," the Revised Version (British and
American) "the ledge round," so 38:4); the phrase "to fetch a compass" is ...
/c/compass.htm - 26k

Jaffa (10 Occurrences)
... (WEY). Acts 10:5 And now send to Jaffa and fetch Simon, surnamed Peter. (WEY). Acts
10:8 and, after telling them everything, he sent them to Jaffa. (WEY). ...
/j/jaffa.htm - 9k

Micai'ah (27 Occurrences)
... RSV). 1 Kings 22:9 Then the king of Israel called an officer, and said:
'Fetch quickly Micaiah the son of Imlah.' (See RSV). 1 Kings ...
/m/micai'ah.htm - 13k

Chamberlain (14 Occurrences)
... thither. (DBY). 1 Kings 22:9 Then the king of Israel called a chamberlain,
and said, Fetch quickly Micah the son of Imlah. (DBY). ...
/c/chamberlain.htm - 14k

Thence (152 Occurrences)
... Genesis 27:9 Go now to the flock, and fetch me from thence two good kids of the
goats; and I will make them savory meat for thy father, such as he loveth: (KJV ...
/t/thence.htm - 37k

Festus (14 Occurrences)

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Concordance
Fetch (45 Occurrences)

Matthew 24:17
let him who is on the roof not go down to fetch what is in his house;
(WEY)

Mark 13:15
let him who is on the roof not come down and enter the house to fetch anything out of it;
(WEY)

Luke 15:22
"But the father said to his servants, "'Fetch a good coat quickly--the best one--and put it on him; and bring a ring for his finger and shoes for his feet.
(WEY)

Luke 15:23
Fetch the fat calf and kill it, and let us feast and enjoy ourselves;
(WEY)

Luke 17:31
"On that day, if a man is on the roof and his property indoors, let him not go down to fetch it; and, in the same way, he who is in the field, let him not turn back.
(WEY)

John 21:10
Jesus told them to fetch some of the fish which they had just caught.
(WEY)

Acts 5:21
Having received that command they went into the Temple, just before daybreak, and began to teach: So when the High Priest and his party came, and had called together the Sanhedrin as well as all the Elders of the descendants of Israel, they sent to the jail to fetch the Apostles.
(WEY)

Acts 10:5
And now send to Jaffa and fetch Simon, surnamed Peter.
(WEY ASV DBY)

Acts 10:32
Send therefore to Joppa and fetch Simon, who is surnamed Peter; he lodges in the house of Simon, a tanner, by the sea who when he is come will speak to thee.
(DBY)

Acts 11:13
Then he described to us how he had seen the angel come and enter his house and say, "'Send to Jaffa and fetch Simon, surnamed Peter.
(WEY ASV DBY)

Genesis 18:5
And I will fetch a morsel of bread, and comfort ye your hearts; after that ye shall pass on: for therefore are ye come to your servant. And they said, So do, as thou hast said.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY RSV)

Genesis 27:9
Go now to the flock, and fetch me from thence two good kids of the goats; and I will make them savory meat for thy father, such as he loveth:
(KJV JPS ASV DBY RSV)

Genesis 27:13
And his mother said unto him, Upon me be thy curse, my son: only obey my voice, and go fetch me them.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY RSV)

Genesis 27:45
Until thy brother's anger turn away from thee, and he forget that which thou hast done to him: then I will send, and fetch thee from thence: why should I be deprived also of you both in one day?
(KJV JPS ASV DBY RSV)

Genesis 42:16
Send one of you, and let him fetch your brother, and ye shall be kept in prison, that your words may be proved, whether there be any truth in you: or else by the life of Pharaoh surely ye are spies.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY)

Exodus 2:5
And the daughter of Pharaoh came down to wash herself at the river; and her maidens walked along by the river's side; and when she saw the ark among the flags, she sent her maid to fetch it.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV)

Numbers 20:10
And Moses and Aaron gathered the congregation together before the rock, and he said unto them, Hear now, ye rebels; must we fetch you water out of this rock?
(KJV WBS)

Numbers 34:5
And the border shall fetch a compass from Azmon unto the river of Egypt, and the goings out of it shall be at the sea.
(KJV)

Deuteronomy 19:12
Then the elders of his city shall send and fetch him thence, and deliver him into the hand of the avenger of blood, that he may die.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY RSV)

Deuteronomy 24:10
When thou dost lend thy brother any thing, thou shalt not go into his house to fetch his pledge.
(KJV JPS ASV RSV)

Deuteronomy 24:19
When thou cuttest down thine harvest in thy field, and hast forgot a sheaf in the field, thou shalt not go again to fetch it: it shall be for the stranger, for the fatherless, and for the widow: that the LORD thy God may bless thee in all the work of thine hands.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)

Deuteronomy 30:4
If any of thine be driven out unto the outmost parts of heaven, from thence will the LORD thy God gather thee, and from thence will he fetch thee:
(KJV JPS ASV DBY RSV)

Judges 11:5
And it was so, that when the children of Ammon made war against Israel, the elders of Gilead went to fetch Jephthah out of the land of Tob:
(KJV JPS ASV)

Judges 20:10
And we will take ten men of an hundred throughout all the tribes of Israel, and an hundred of a thousand, and a thousand out of ten thousand, to fetch victual for the people, that they may do, when they come to Gibeah of Benjamin, according to all the folly that they have wrought in Israel.
(KJV JPS ASV WBS)

1 Samuel 4:3
And when the people were come into the camp, the elders of Israel said, Wherefore hath the LORD smitten us to day before the Philistines? Let us fetch the ark of the covenant of the LORD out of Shiloh unto us, that, when it cometh among us, it may save us out of the hand of our enemies.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY)

1 Samuel 6:21
And they sent messengers to the inhabitants of Kirjathjearim, saying, The Philistines have brought again the ark of the LORD; come ye down, and fetch it up to you.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY)

1 Samuel 16:11
And Samuel said unto Jesse, Are here all thy children? And he said, There remaineth yet the youngest, and, behold, he keepeth the sheep. And Samuel said unto Jesse, Send and fetch him: for we will not sit down till he come hither.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY RSV)

1 Samuel 20:31
For as long as the son of Jesse liveth upon the ground, thou shalt not be established, nor thy kingdom. Wherefore now send and fetch him unto me, for he shall surely die.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY RSV)

1 Samuel 26:22
And David answered and said, Behold the king's spear! and let one of the young men come over and fetch it.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY RSV)

2 Samuel 4:6
They came there into the midst of the house, as though they would have fetched wheat; and they struck him in the body: and Rechab and Baanah his brother escaped.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)

2 Samuel 5:23
And when David inquired of the LORD, he said, Thou shalt not go up; but fetch a compass behind them, and come upon them over against the mulberry trees.
(KJV WBS)

2 Samuel 14:13
And the woman said, Wherefore then hast thou thought such a thing against the people of God? for the king doth speak this thing as one which is faulty, in that the king doth not fetch home again his banished.
(KJV JPS ASV)

2 Samuel 14:20
To fetch about this form of speech hath thy servant Joab done this thing: and my lord is wise, according to the wisdom of an angel of God, to know all things that are in the earth.
(KJV)

1 Kings 3:24
And the king said, Fetch me a sword. And they brought a sword before the king.
(ASV JPS)

1 Kings 17:10
So he arose and went to Zarephath. And when he came to the gate of the city, behold, the widow woman was there gathering of sticks: and he called to her, and said, Fetch me, I pray thee, a little water in a vessel, that I may drink.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY)

1 Kings 17:11
And as she was going to fetch it, he called to her, and said, Bring me, I pray thee, a morsel of bread in thine hand.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY)

1 Kings 22:9
Then the king of Israel called an officer, and said, Fetch quickly Micaiah the son of Imlah.
(ASV DBY JPS)

2 Kings 3:15
And now fetch me a minstrel. And it came to pass when the minstrel played, that the hand of Jehovah was upon him.
(DBY)

2 Kings 6:13
And he said, Go and spy where he is, that I may send and fetch him. And it was told him, saying, Behold, he is in Dothan.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY)

2 Chronicles 18:8
And the king of Israel called for one of his officers, and said, Fetch quickly Micaiah the son of Imla.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY)

Nehemiah 8:15
And that they should publish and proclaim in all their cities, and in Jerusalem, saying, Go forth unto the mount, and fetch olive branches, and pine branches, and myrtle branches, and palm branches, and branches of thick trees, to make booths, as it is written.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)

Job 36:3
I will fetch my knowledge from afar, and will ascribe righteousness to my Maker.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY NAS RSV)

Isaiah 56:12
Come ye, say they, I will fetch wine, and we will fill ourselves with strong drink; and to morrow shall be as this day, and much more abundant.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY)

Jeremiah 36:21
So the king sent Jehudi to fetch the roll: and he took it out of Elishama the scribe's chamber. And Jehudi read it in the ears of the king, and in the ears of all the princes which stood beside the king.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY)

Jeremiah 46:11
Go up to Gilead, and fetch balm, O virgin-daughter of Egypt! In vain shalt thou multiply remedies: there is no healing for thee.
(DBY)

Subtopics

Fetch

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