Prolong
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v.) To extend in space or length; as, to prolong life.

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.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
PROLONG

pro-long' ('arakh, mashakh): "Prolong," "prolonged" are the translations of 'arakh, "to stretch," "to make long" (Deuteronomy 4:26, and frequently, "prolong days"; Deuteronomy 4:40, etc.; Job 6:11 the King James Version; Proverbs 28:16 Ecclesiastes 7:15; Ecclesiastes 8:13 Isaiah 53:10); of mashakh, "to draw out" (Isaiah 13:22 Ezekiel 12:25, 28 the King James Version); of yacaph, "to add," "to increase" (Psalm 61:6 Proverbs 10:27); of naTah, "to stretch out," "to incline to" (Job 15:29, "neither shall he prolong the perfection thereof upon the earth," the American Standard Revised Version "neither shall their possessions be extended on the earth," margin "their produce bend to the earth"; the English Revised Version reverses text and margin); of 'arekhah (Aramaic) (Daniel 7:12, "Yet their lives were prolonged," the King James Version margin "A prolonging in life was given them"). "Prolong" occurs in Ecclesiasticus 29:5, "prolong the time" (parelkuo); 38:14, "prolong life," the Revised Version (British and American) "maintenance of life" (embiosis); 30:22, "prolongeth his days," the Revised Version (British and American) "length of days" (makroemereusis); 37:31, the Revised Version (British and American) "shall prolong" (prostithemi).

W. L. Walker

Greek
3905. parateino -- to extend, prolong
... to extend, prolong. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: parateino Phonetic Spelling:
(par-at-i'-no) Short Definition: I extend, prolong Definition: I extend ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/3905.htm - 6k
Strong's Hebrew
4900. mashak -- to draw, drag
... 1), draw (3), drawn (2), draws (1), drew (2), extend (1), follow (1), go (1), led
(1), long blast (2), make a long blast (1), march (1), prolong (1), prolonged ...
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3254. yasaph -- to add
... intensify (1), join (1), longer (9), longer* (7), more (18), more shall be done
(1), more also (1), more* (5), once more* (3), once* (1), prolong (1), prolongs ...
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748. arak -- to be long
... 747b, 748. arak. 749 . to be long. Transliteration: arak Phonetic Spelling:
(aw-rak') Short Definition: prolong. Word Origin a prim. ...
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3052. yehab -- to give
... deliver, give, pay, yield. (Aramaic) corresponding to yahab; -deliver, give, lay, +
prolong, pay, yield. see HEBREW yahab. 3051, 3052. yehab. 3053 . ...
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755b. arkah -- a lengthening, prolonging.
... a lengthening, prolonging. Transliteration: arkah Short Definition: prolong. Word
Origin (Aramaic) of uncertain derivation Definition a lengthening, prolonging. ...
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8311. sara -- to extend
... A primitive root; to prolong, ie (reflex) be deformed by excess of members -- stretch
out self, (have any) superfluous thing. 8310, 8311. sara. 8312 . ...
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5186. natah -- to stretch out, spread out, extend, incline, bend
... carry aside, decline, deliver, extend, go down, be gone, incline, intend, lay, let
down, offer, outstretched, overthrown, pervert, pitch, prolong, put away ...
/hebrew/5186.htm - 7k

Library

But Why Should I Prolong this Discussion? I Shall Take no Notice ...
... 13. But why should I prolong this discussion? I shall take no ... one Vincentius.
13. But why should I prolong this discussion? I shall ...
/.../13 but why should i.htm

Internal Exercises Weaken the Body, yet Oft Prolong Life. ...
... CHAPTER VI. Internal exercises weaken the body, yet oft prolong life.� Sec. 1. Internal
exercises weaken the body, yet oft prolong life. Sec. Sec. ...
/.../chapter vi internal exercises weaken.htm

Of the Reason Why While one Sings the Psalms the Rest Sit Down ...
... Of the reason why while one sings the Psalms the rest sit down during the service;
and of the zeal with which they afterwards prolong their vigils in their ...
/.../cassian/the works of john cassian /chapter xii of the reason.htm

It is Written that in Our Lord's Passion There was Darkness Over ...
... did not begin with sun-rise, neither was it complete night, for it did not, when
the day was ended, receive its due space from the beginning or prolong it to ...
/.../24 it is written that.htm

Long Live the Pope
... The Shepherd King of Rome, The theme of loving song: Let all the earth
his glory sing, And heav'n the strain prolong. Let all the ...
/.../various/the st gregory hymnal and catholic choir book/no 122 long live the.htm

A Call to Praise.
... 1 O praise ye the Lord"prepare a new song, And let all his saints in full concert
join; With voices united the anthem prolong, And show forth his praises ...
//christianbookshelf.org/adams/hymns for christian devotion/162 a call to.htm

The Two Guests
... calm. But then, man looks before and after, and has the terrible gift that
by anticipation and by memory he can prolong the sadness. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture j/the two guests.htm

The Suffering Servant --iv
... It pleased the Lord to bruise Him; He hath put Him to grief: when Thou shalt make
His soul an offering for sin, He shall see His seed, He shall prolong His days ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture h/the suffering servantiv.htm

The Works of John Cassian.
... Of the reason why while one sings the Psalms the rest sit down during the service;
and of the zeal with which they afterwards prolong their vigils in their ...
//christianbookshelf.org/cassian/the works of john cassian /

Slavery
... By means of the still undiscovered Stone they hoped to change base metals into gold,
while the equally undiscovered Elixir was to prolong life indefinitely ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/forbes/life of st vincent de paul/chapter 2 slavery.htm

Thesaurus
Prolong (20 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (v.) To extend in space or length; as, to prolong
life. 2 ... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. PROLONG. pro ...
/p/prolong.htm - 15k

Crossing (26 Occurrences)
... against you this day, that you shall soon utterly perish from off the land whereunto
you go over the Jordan to possess it; you shall not prolong your days on it ...
/c/crossing.htm - 14k

Whereunto (36 Occurrences)
... against you this day, that you shall soon utterly perish from off the land whereunto
you go over the Jordan to possess it; you shall not prolong your days on it ...
/w/whereunto.htm - 17k

Extend (35 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To stretch out; to prolong in space; to carry forward or continue in length;
as, to extend a line in surveying; to extend a cord across the street. ...
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Delay (47 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) To put off; to defer; to procrastinate; to prolong the time of or before. ...
The meaning here is "to prolong," "to defer." AL Breslich. ...
/d/delay.htm - 21k

Whither (151 Occurrences)
... heavens and the earth, that ye do perish utterly hastily from off the land whither
ye are passing over the Jordan to possess it; ye do not prolong days upon it ...
/w/whither.htm - 40k

Passing (177 Occurrences)
... heavens and the earth, that ye do perish utterly hastily from off the land whither
ye are passing over the Jordan to possess it; ye do not prolong days upon it ...
/p/passing.htm - 36k

Perfection (30 Occurrences)
... Lamentations 2:15); mikhlal, "completeness" (Psalm 50:2); minleh, "possession"
(Job 15:29, the King James Version "neither shall the prolong the perfection ...
/p/perfection.htm - 25k

Prosper (91 Occurrences)
... Ye shall walk in all the way which the LORD your God hath commanded you, that ye
may live, and that it may be well with you, and that ye may prolong your days ...
/p/prosper.htm - 35k

Perish (186 Occurrences)
... against you this day, that you shall soon utterly perish from off the land whereunto
you go over the Jordan to possess it; you shall not prolong your days on it ...
/p/perish.htm - 38k

Concordance
Prolong (20 Occurrences)

Deuteronomy 4:26
I call heaven and earth to witness against you this day, that you shall soon utterly perish from off the land whereunto you go over the Jordan to possess it; you shall not prolong your days on it, but shall utterly be destroyed.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)

Deuteronomy 4:40
You shall keep his statutes, and his commandments, which I command you this day, that it may go well with you, and with your children after you, and that you may prolong your days in the land, which Yahweh your God gives you, forever.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)

Deuteronomy 5:33
You shall walk in all the way which Yahweh your God has commanded you, that you may live, and that it may be well with you, and that you may prolong your days in the land which you shall possess.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Deuteronomy 11:9
and that you may prolong your days in the land, which Yahweh swore to your fathers to give to them and to their seed, a land flowing with milk and honey.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS)

Deuteronomy 17:20
that his heart not be lifted up above his brothers, and that he not turn aside from the commandment, to the right hand, or to the left: to the end that he may prolong his days in his kingdom, he and his children, in the midst of Israel.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)

Deuteronomy 22:7
you shall surely let the hen go, but the young you may take to yourself; that it may be well with you, and that you may prolong your days.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS)

Deuteronomy 25:15
A perfect and just weight shalt thou have; a perfect and just ephah shalt thou have; that thy days may be prolonged in the land that Jehovah thy God giveth thee.
(Root in DBY YLT NAS RSV)

Deuteronomy 30:18
I denounce to you this day, that you shall surely perish; you shall not prolong your days in the land, where you pass over the Jordan to go in to possess it.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS)

Deuteronomy 32:47
For it is no vain thing for you; because it is your life, and through this thing you shall prolong your days in the land, where you go over the Jordan to possess it."
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS)

1 Kings 3:14
And if thou wilt walk in my ways, to keep my statutes and my commandments, as thy father David did walk, then I will prolong thy days.
(DBY YLT NAS)

Job 6:11
What is my strength, that I should hope? and what is mine end, that I should prolong my life?
(KJV WBS YLT)

Job 15:29
He shall not be rich, neither shall his substance continue, neither shall he prolong the perfection thereof upon the earth.
(KJV WBS)

Psalms 61:6
You will prolong the king's life; his years shall be for generations.
(WEB KJV ASV WBS NAS RSV)

Psalms 85:5
Will you be angry with us forever? Will you draw out your anger to all generations?
(See NAS RSV NIV)

Proverbs 28:16
The prince that wanteth understanding is also a great oppressor: but he that hateth covetousness shall prolong his days.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Ecclesiastes 8:12
Though a sinner do evil an hundred times, and his days be prolonged, yet surely I know that it shall be well with them that fear God, which fear before him:
(Root in KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)

Ecclesiastes 8:13
But it shall not be well with the wicked, neither shall he prolong his days, which are as a shadow; because he feareth not before God.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)

Isaiah 53:10
Yet it pleased Yahweh to bruise him. He has caused him to suffer. When you make his soul an offering for sin, he shall see his seed. He shall prolong his days, and the pleasure of Yahweh shall prosper in his hand.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Isaiah 57:4
Against whom do ye sport yourselves? Against whom enlarge ye the mouth? Prolong ye the tongue? Are not ye children of transgression? a false seed?
(YLT)

Lamentations 4:22
The punishment of your iniquity is accomplished, daughter of Zion; he will no more carry you away into captivity: He will visit your iniquity, daughter of Edom; he will uncover your sins.
(See NIV)

Subtopics

Prolong

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