Lengthen
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To extent in length; to make longer in extent or duration; as, to lengthen a line or a road; to lengthen life; -- sometimes followed by out.

2. (v. i.) To become longer.

Greek
3373. mekuno -- to lengthen, grow
... to lengthen, grow. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: mekuno Phonetic Spelling:
(may-koo'-no) Short Definition: I lengthen Definition: I lengthen, extend ...
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3170. megaluno -- to make or declare great
... Verb Transliteration: megaluno Phonetic Spelling: (meg-al-oo'-no) Short Definition:
I enlarge, magnify, extol Definition: (a) I enlarge, lengthen, (b) I ...
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Strong's Hebrew
748. arak -- to be long
... root Definition to be long NASB Word Usage continue (1), delay (1), endure* (1),
endures (1), lengthen (3), lengthened (1), lingered (2), live (2), long (5 ...
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5186. natah -- to stretch out, spread out, extend, incline, bend
... 1), extend (1), extended (3), extends (2), followed* (2), held high (1), incline
(27), inclined (7), intended (1), leaning (1), lengthen (1), lengthened (1 ...
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Library

When Day's Shadows Lengthen
... No. 140 When day's shadows lengthen. GENERAL, Evening Hymn When day's
shadows lengthen Mane nobiscum, quoniam ad vesperascit. ...
/.../the st gregory hymnal and catholic choir book/no 140 when days shadows.htm

we Would See Jesus; for the Shadows Lengthen
... We would see Jesus; for the shadows lengthen. 11.10.11.10 ... We would see Jesus; for
the shadows lengthen. Across this little landscape of our life; ...
/.../visitation 406 we would see.htm

Verbs, 15-33
... 22. Retention of Short Vowel in the Future. As a rule in Greek a and e
verbs lengthen the vowel in forming the future. Exceptions ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/conybeare/a grammar of septuagint greek/verbs 15-33.htm

A Continuation of Mr Bunyan's Life; Beginning Where He Left Off ...
... taken upon me, from my knowledge, and the best account given by other of his friends,
to piece this to the thread too soon broke off, and so lengthen it out to ...
/.../bunyan/grace abounding to the chief of sinners/a continuation of mr bunyans.htm

Eternal Life.
... ETERNAL LIFE. "Supposing that man, in some form, is permitted to remain on the earth
for a long series of years, we merely lengthen out the period, but we ...
/.../drummond/natural law in the spiritual world/eternal life.htm

Dignity of the Scripture Language.
... With hymns divine the joyous banquet ends; The Peans lengthen'd till the sun
descends: The Greeks restor'd the grateful notes prolong; ...
/.../sect vii dignity of the.htm

Cepistle of Clement to James.
... all, was commanded to enlighten the darker part of the world, namely the West, and
was enabled to accomplish it,"and to what extent do I lengthen my discourse ...
/.../unknown/epistle of peter to james/cepistle of clement to james.htm

6Th Day. Restoring Grace.
... why increase by farther departures thine own distance from the fold?"why lengthen
the dreary road thy gracious Shepherd has to traverse in bringing thee back ...
/.../macduff/the faithful promiser/6th day restoring grace.htm

Conclusion by the Editor. Tokens of Love from Many. Keeps Writing. ...
... Still many were deterred from going to see him for fear it might disturb the quiet
which they hoped would contribute to lengthen out his days. ...
/.../chapter xx conclusion by the.htm

Colonization.
... LESSON XXXIII. COLONIZATION. "Enlarge the place of thy tent, and let them stretch
forth the curtains of thy habitations; spare not, lengthen thy cords, and ...
//christianbookshelf.org/yonge/the chosen people/lesson xxxiii colonization.htm

Thesaurus
Lengthen (9 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To extent in length; to make longer in extent or duration; as, to lengthen
a line or a road; to lengthen life; -- sometimes followed by out. ...
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Extend (35 Occurrences)
... out further; as, to extend the capacities, the sphere of usefulness, or commerce;
to extend power or influence; to continue, as time; to lengthen; to prolong ...
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Length (135 Occurrences)
... subject to a great length. 6. (a.) Distance. 7. (vt) To lengthen. Multi-Version
Concordance Length (135 Occurrences). Matthew 26:60 but ...
/l/length.htm - 37k

Use (620 Occurrences)
... 9. (n.) A stab of iron welded to the side of a forging, as a shaft, near the end,
and afterward drawn down, by hammering, so as to lengthen the forging. 10. ...
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Lengthened (4 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Lengthen. Multi-Version Concordance
Lengthened (4 Occurrences). Deuteronomy 25:15 But thou ...
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Increase (184 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) To augment or make greater in bulk, quantity, extent, value, or amount,
etc.; to add to; to extend; to lengthen; to enhance; to aggravate; as, to ...
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Draw (212 Occurrences)
... to heave. 14. (vt) To extend in length; to lengthen; to protract; to stretch;
to extend, as a mass of metal into wire. 15. (vt) To ...
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Product (5 Occurrences)
... In general, the result of any kind of multiplication. 3. (vt) To produce; to bring
forward. 4. (vt) To lengthen out; to extend. 5. (vt) To produce; to make. ...
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Prolong (20 Occurrences)
... 2. (v.) To lengthen in time; to extend the duration of; to draw out; to continue;
as, to prolong one's days. 3. (v.) To put off to a distant time; to postpone. ...
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Produce (140 Occurrences)
... produces profit. 6. (vt) To draw out; to extend; to lengthen; to prolong;
as, to produce a man's life to threescore. 7. (vt) To ...
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Concordance
Lengthen (9 Occurrences)

Matthew 23:5
But all their works they do to be seen by men. They make their phylacteries broad, enlarge the fringes of their garments,
(See NAS)

1 Kings 3:14
If you will walk in my ways, to keep my statutes and my commandments, as your father David walked, then I will lengthen your days."
(WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS RSV)

1 Kings 8:8
and they lengthen the staves, and the heads of the staves are seen from the holy 'place' on the front of the oracle, and are not seen without, and they are there unto this day.
(YLT)

2 Kings 20:10
Hezekiah answered, "It is a light thing for the shadow to go forward ten steps. Nay, but let the shadow return backward ten steps."
(See RSV)

2 Chronicles 5:9
and they lengthen the staves, and the heads of the staves are seen out of the ark on the front of the oracle, and they are not seen without; and it is there unto this day.
(YLT)

Ecclesiastes 8:12
Though a sinner does evil a hundred times and his life is long, I am certain that it will be well for those who go in fear of God and are in fear before him.
(See NAS)

Ecclesiastes 8:13
But it shall not be well with the wicked, neither shall he lengthen days like a shadow; because he doesn't fear God.
(WEB NAS NIV)

Isaiah 54:2
"Enlarge the place of your tent, and let them stretch forth the curtains of your habitations; don't spare: lengthen your cords, and strengthen your stakes.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Jeremiah 6:4
Prepare war against her. Arise, and let us go up at noon. Woe unto us! for the day hath declined, for the shadows of the evening are lengthening.
(Root in DBY WBS NAS RSV)

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