King James Bible Dictionary



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Bible Usage:


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

Strongs Concordance:

Naves Topical Index

Used for an indefinite number.
Genesis 31:7; Leviticus 26:26; Numbers 14:22; Zech 8:23

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TEN, adjective [Latin decem.]

1. Twice five; nine and one.

With twice ten sail I cross'd the Phrygian sea.

2. It is a kind of proverbial number.

There's a proud modesty in merit,

Averse to begging, and resolv'd to pay

TEN times the gift it asks.

The meaning in this use is, a great deal more, indefinitely.