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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: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

  • H47 Used 2 times


Webster's 1828 Dictionary

STRONG, adjective [G., Latin The sense of the radical word is to stretch, strain, draw, and probably from the root of stretch and reach.]

1. Having physical active power, or great physical power; having the power of exerting great bodily force; vigorous. A patient is recovering from sickness, but is not yet strong enough to walk. A strong man will lift twice his own weight.

That our oxen may be strong to labor. Psalms 144:14.

Orses the strong to greater strength must yield.

2. Having physical passive power; having ability to bear or endure; firm; solid; as a constitution strong enough to bear the fatigues of a campaign.

3. Well fortified; able to sustain attacks; not easily subdued or taken; as a strong fortress or town.

4. Having great military or naval force; powerful; as a strong army or fleet; a strong nation; a nation strong at sea.

5. Having great wealth, means or resources; as a strong house or company of merchants.

6. Moving with rapidity; violent; forcible; impetuous; as a strong current of water or wind; the wind was strong from the northeast; we had a strong tide against us.

7. Hale; sound; robust; as a strong constitution.

8. Powerful; forcible; cogent; adapted to make a deep or effectual impression on the mind or imagination; as a strong argument; strong reasons; strong evidence; a strong example or instance. He used strong language.

9. Ardent; eager; zealous; earnestly engaged; as a strong partisan; a strong whig or tory.

Her mother, ever strong against that match--

10. Having virtues of great efficacy; or having a particular quality in a great degree; as a strong powder or tincture; a strong decoction; strong tea; strong coffee.

11. Full of spirit; intoxicating; as strong liquors.

12. Affecting the sight forcibly; as strong colors.

13. Affecting the taste forcibly; as the strong flavor of onions.

14. Affecting the smell powerfully; as a strong scent.

15. Not of easy digestion; solid; as strong meat. Hebrews 5:7.

16. Well established; firm; not easily overthrown or altered; as a custom grown strong by time.

17. Violent; vehement; earnest.

Who in the day of his flesh, when he offered up prayers with strong crying and tears-- Hebrews 5:7.

18. Able; furnished with abilities.

I was stronger in prophecy than in criticism.

19. Having great force of mind, of intellect or of any faculty; as a man of strong powers of mind; a man of a strong mind or intellect; a man of strong memory, judgment or imagination.

20. Having great force; comprising much in few words.

Like her sweet voice is thy harmonious song, as high, as sweet, as easy and as strong

21. Bright; glaring; vivid; as a strong light.

22. Powerful to the extent of force named; as an army ten thousand strong

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

STRONGER, adjective comparative of strong. Having more strength.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

STRONGEST, adjective superlative of strong. Having most strength.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

STRONG-FISTED, adjective [strong and fist.] Having a strong hand; muscular.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

STRONG-HAND, noun [strong and hand.] Violence; force; power.

It was their meaning to take what they needed by strong-hand [Not properly a compound word.]

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

STRONG-HOLD, noun [strong and hold.] A fastness; a fort; a fortified place; a place of security.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

STRONGLY, adverb

1. With strength; with great force or power; forcibly; a word of extensive application.

2. Firmly; in a manner to resist attack; as a town strongly fortified.

3. Vehemently; forcibly; eagerly. The evils of this measure were strongly represented to the government.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

STRONG-SET, adjective [strong and set.] Firmly set or compacted.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

STRONG-WATER, noun [strong and water.] Distilled or ardent spirit. [Not in use.]