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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

AGAIN, adverb agen'. [Latin con, whence contra; ]

1. A second time; once more.

I will not again curse the ground. Genesis 8:10.

2. It notes something further, or additional to one or more particulars.

For to which of the angels said he at any time, thou art my son, this day have I begotten thee? and again I will be to him a father, and he shall be to me a son? and again let all the angels of God worship him. Hebrews 1:5.

All the uses of this word carry in them the ideas of return or repetition; as in these phrases; give it back again; give him as much again that is, the same quantity once more or repeated.

There is not, in the world again such a commerce as in London.

Who art thou that answerest again?

Bring us word again

AGAIN and again often; with frequent repetition.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

AGAINST, preposition agenst'.

1. In opposition; noting enmity or disapprobation.

His hand will be against every man. Genesis 16:12.

I am against your pillows. Ezekiel 8:1.

2. In opposition, noting contrariety, contradiction, or repugnance; as, a decree against law, reason or public opinion.

3. In opposition, noting competition, or different sides or parties; as, there are twenty votes in the affirmative against ten in the negative.

4. In an opposite direction; as, to ride against the wind.

5. Opposite in place; abreast; as, a ship is against the mouth of a river. In this sense it is often preceded by over.

Aaron lighted the lamps over against the candlesticks.

Numbers 8:2.

6. In opposition, noting adversity, injury, or contrariety to wishes; as, this change of measures is against us.

7. Bearing upon; as, one leans against a wall.

8. In provision for; in preparation for.

Urijah made it against king Ahaz came from Damascus.

2 Kings 16:7.

In this sense against is a preposition, with the following part of the sentence for an object. See After, preposition def. 2.

In short, the sense of this word is opposition, variously modified according to its application to different objects.