The Bible

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: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:


Webster's 1828 Dictionary

LENGTH'EN, verb transitive length'n.

1. To extend in length; to make longer; to elongate; as, to lengthen a line.

2. To draw out or extend in time; to protract; to continue in duration; as, to lengthen life. The days lengthen from December to June.

3. To extend; as, to lengthen a discourse or a dissertation.

4. To draw out in pronunciation; as, to lengthen a sound or a syllable. This verb is often followed by out, which may be sometimes emphatical, but in general is useless.

What if I please to lengthen out his date?

LENGTH'EN, verb intransitive To grow longer; to extend in length. A hempen rope contracts when wet, and lengthens when dry.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

LENGTH'ENED, participle passive Made longer; drawn out in length; continued in duration.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

LENGTH'ENING, participle present tense Making longer; extending in length or in duration.

LENGTH'ENING, noun Continuation; protraction. Daniel 4:27.