King James Bible Dictionary



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

MUL'TIPLY, verb transitive [Latin multiplico; multus, many, and plico, to fold or double.]

1. To increase in number; to make more by natural generation or production, or by addition; as, to multiply men, horses or other animals; to multiply evils.

I will multiply my signs and wonders in Egypt. Exodus 7:3.

Impunity will multiply motives to disobedience.

2. In arithmetic, to increase any given number as many times as there are units in any other given number. Thus 7x8=56, that is, 7 multiplied by 8 produces the number 56.

MUL'TIPLY, verb intransitive To grow or increase in number.

Be fruitful and multiply Genesis 1:22.

When men began to multiply on the face of the earth. Genesis 6:1.

1. To increase in extent; to extend; to spread.

The word of God grew and multiplied. Acts 12:1.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

MUL'TIPLYING, participle present tense Increasing in number.

1. Growing or becoming numerous.