- strength used 242 times.
- strengthen used 32 times.
- strengthened used 39 times.
- strengthenedst used once.
- strengtheneth used 7 times.
- strengthening used twice.
- First Reference: Job 15:25
- Last Reference: Philippians 4:13
- 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
STRENGTHEN, verb transitive
1. To make strong or stronger; to add strength to, either physical, legal or moral; as, to strengthen a limb; to strengthen an obligation.
2. To confirm; to establish; as, to strengthen authority.
3. To animate; to encourage; to fix in resolution.
Charge Joshua, and encourage him, and strengthen him. Deuteronomy 3:28.
4. To cause to increase in power or security.
Let noble warwick, Cobham and the rest, with powerful policy strengthen themselves.
STRENGTHEN, verb intransitive To grow strong or stronger.
The disease that shall destroy at length, grows with his growth, and strengthens with his strength.
Grows with his growth, and strengthens with his strength.
STRENGTHENED, participle passive Made strong or stronger; confirmed.
1. That which increases strength, physical or moral.
2. In medicine, something which, taken into the system, increases the action and energy of the vital powers.
STRENGTHENING, participle present tense Increasing strength, physical or moral; confirming; animating.