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Enlarge
Enlargement • Expansion
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Enlarge
Enlarge [Heb. hiphil of rāḥaḇ (Ex. 34:24; Dt. 12:20; 19:8; 33:20; Isa. 5:14; 54:2; Am. 1:13), hiphil of pāṯâ (Gen. 9:27), šāṭaḥ—‘spread out’ (Job 12:23), piel of rāḥaq (Isa. 26:15), hiphil of rạ̄ḇâ (1 Ch. 4:10), qāraʿ (Jer. 4:30); Gk. megalýnō (2 Cor. 10:15)]; AV also “remove” (Isa.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ENLARGE; ENLARGEMENT
ENLARGE; ENLARGEMENT<en-larj’>, <en-larj’-ment>: “To enlarge” is very frequently used figuratively: “God enlarge Japheth” (Genesis 9:27), i.e. “make him a great nation”; or “Thou hast enlarged my steps under me” (2 Samuel 22:37), i.e. “Thou hast given me success.” A very peculiar use of
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Enlarge, Enlargement
ENLARGE, en-lärjʹ, ENLARGEMENT, en-lärjʹment: “To enlarge” is very frequently used fig.: “God enlarge Japheth” (Gen 9:27), i.e. “make him a great nation”; or “Thou hast enlarged my steps under me” (2 S 22:37), i.e. “Thou hast given me success.” A very peculiar use of “enlarge” is found in AV Ps 4:1: