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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Consisting of a great number of units or individual objects; being many; as, a numerous army.

2. (a.) Consisting of poetic numbers; rhythmical; measured and counted; melodious; musical.

4183. polus -- much, many
... 4183 () "signifies 'many, numerous'; . with the article it is said of a
multitude as being " (Vine, Unger, White, , 113,114) -- ie . ...
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Strong's Hebrew
6099. atsum -- mighty, numerous
... 6098, 6099. atsum. 6100 . mighty, numerous. Transliteration: atsum Phonetic
Spelling: (aw-tsoom') Short Definition: mighty. Word ...
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6105a. atsom -- to be vast, mighty, numerous
... 6105, 6105a. atsom. 6105b . to be vast, mighty, numerous. Transliteration:
atsom Short Definition: numerous. Word Origin a prim. ...
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6105. atsam -- to be vast, mighty, numerous
... 6104, 6105. atsam. 6105a . to be vast, mighty, numerous. Transliteration:
atsam Phonetic Spelling: (aw-tsam') Short Definition: bones. ...
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7235a. rabah -- to be or become much, many or great
... become much, many or great NASB Word Usage abundance (2), abundant (2), abundantly
(1), amounts (1), ask (1), became many (1), became...numerous (1), bitterly ...
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7231. rabab -- to be or become many or much
... root Definition to be or become many or much NASB Word Usage abound (1),
become...numerous (1), been many (1), great (1), increase (1), increased (1), long ( ...
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7227a. rab -- much, many, great
... 4), long (8), long enough (2), many (207), many things (1), many times (2),
many...things (1), masses (1), mighty (7), more (5), more numerous (1), much (16 ...
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3515. kabed -- heavy
... Word Usage burdensome (1), difficult (2), great (4), grievous (1), heavier (1),
heavy (11), huge (1), large (4), large number (1), much (1), numerous (1), rich ...
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7230. rob -- multitude, abundance, greatness
... 1), magnitude (1), many (25), mass (1), mighty (1), more (2), much (7), multiplied
(1), multiply (1), multitude (11), number (3), numerous (5), plentiful (4 ...
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1711. dagah -- to multiply, increase
... grow. A primitive root; to move rapidly; used only as a denominative from dag; to
spawn, ie Become numerous -- grow. see HEBREW dag. 1710, 1711. dagah. 1712 ...
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3513. kabad -- to be heavy, weighty, or burdensome
... Or kabed {kaw-bade'}; a primitive root; to be heavy, ie In a bad sense (burdensome,
severe, dull) or in a good sense (numerous, rich, honorable; causatively ...
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The Numerous Oracles
... Section 47. The numerous oracles. Section 47. The numerous oracles,"fancied apparitions
in sacred places, &c., dispelled by the sign of the Cross. ...
/.../select works and letters or athanasius/section 47 the numerous oracles.htm

The Resurrection of the Body Gives Rise to Numerous Questions.
... Chapter 84."The Resurrection of the Body Gives Rise to Numerous Questions.
Now, as to the resurrection of the body, "not a resurrection ...
/.../augustine/the enchiridion/chapter 84 the resurrection of the.htm

Death of the Great Athanasius; the Elevation of Lucius, who was ...
... Chapter XIX."Death of the Great Athanasius; the Elevation of Lucius, who was
Arian-Minded, to the See; the Numerous Calamities he brought upon the Churches ...
/.../the ecclesiastical history of sozomenus/chapter xix death of the great.htm

That after the Abdication of Diocletian and Maximian, Constantius ...
... Book I. Chapter XVIII."That after the Abdication of Diocletian and Maximian,
Constantius became Chief Augustus, and was blessed with a Numerous Offspring. ...
/.../pamphilius/the life of constantine/chapter xviii that after the abdication.htm

... By Captain LJ TROTTER. With eight full-page Woodcuts on toned paper, and numerous
smaller Woodcuts. ... With Maps and numerous Illustrations. Large post 8vo. ...

The Saviour's Last Command.
... "Asia, to what extent have the nations of Christendom visited thee, and
thy numerous islands? What have they carried to thy shores? ...
/.../dibble/thoughts on missions/chapter iv the saviours last.htm

No Less Evils have Arisen from the Same Source in the Most Recent ...
... Peter, through unrighteous envy, endured not one or two, but numerous labours and
when he had at length suffered martyrdom, departed to the place of glory due ...
/.../chapter v no less evils have.htm

Now, as to the Expression which He Uses, "Some Persons Say," I ...
... And this is proved by the numerous cases which I have pointed out in which he expresses
opinions agreeing with these without the introduction of any such person ...
/.../38 now as to the.htm

The Priesthood of Christ
... able, by sound doctrine, both to exhort and to convince the gainsayers." (Titus
1:9.) I do not, therefore, suppose one person, in this numerous assembly, can ...
/.../arminius/the works of james arminius vol 1/oration iv the priesthood of.htm

Volume iii. From the Year 1816 to the Year 1828.
... That this alteration in the plan at first contemplated has been generally
approved of, I have evidence from numerous testimonies. ...
/.../volume iii from the year.htm

Numerous (88 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Consisting of a great number of units or individual
objects; being many; as, a numerous army. ...Numerous (88 Occurrences). ...
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Shushan (19 Occurrences)
... Modern explorers have brought to light numerous relics, and the ground-plan of the
splendid palace of Shushan, one of the residences of the great king ...
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Swallow (38 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) Any one of numerous species of passerine birds of the family Hirundinidae,
especially one of those species in which the tail is deeply forked. ...
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... There was, moreover, a collection of psalms, as well as numerous mythological
texts. 4. Law: The legal literature was considerable. ...
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Lampstand (38 Occurrences)
... out at Lachish (Tell Hesy) and Gezer (Tell Jezer) by the Palestine Exploration Fund
has given ample material for the purpose, and the numerous examples from ...
/l/lampstand.htm - 24k

... various dialects of this "South-Arabic," known partly through their daughter-dialects
of today (Mehri, Socotri, etc.), partly from the numerous and important ...
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Arabah (32 Occurrences)
... At Ain Abu Werideh it is joined by numerous wadies descending from the Edomite
mountains on the east, which altogether water an oasis of considerable extent ...
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Lamp (45 Occurrences)
... out at Lachish (Tell Hesy) and Gezer (Tell Jezer) by the Palestine Exploration Fund
has given ample material for the purpose, and the numerous examples from ...
/l/lamp.htm - 28k

Attitudes (1 Occurrence)
... There are numerous Babylonian and Assyrian seals on which are pictured a priest
in a standing position before the throne of Sin or Shamash. ...
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Arabia (9 Occurrences)
... The northern has been traversed in many directions; it has numerous caravan routes,
and some important towns are situated in the heart of it. ...
/a/arabia.htm - 43k

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Numerous (88 Occurrences)

Matthew 21:36
Again he sent another party of servants more numerous than the first; and these they treated in the same manner.

Luke 11:53
After He had left the house, the Scribes and Pharisees commenced a vehement attempt to entangle Him and make Him give off-hand answers on numerous points,

Acts 7:17
"But as the time drew near for the fulfilment of the promise which God had made to Abraham, the people became many times more numerous in Egypt,

Romans 4:18
Under utterly hopeless circumstances he hopefully believed, so that he might become the forefather of many nations, in agreement with the words "Equally numerous shall your posterity be."

Galatians 4:27
For it is written, Rejoice, thou barren that bearest not; break out and cry, thou that travailest not; because the children of the desolate are more numerous than those of her that has a husband.

Hebrews 11:12
wherefore, also from one were begotten -- and that of one who had become dead -- as the stars of the heaven in multitude, and as sand that 'is' by the sea-shore -- the innumerable.
(See NIV)

Genesis 16:10
And the angel of the LORD said unto her: 'I will greatly multiply thy seed, that it shall not be numbered for multitude.
(See NIV)

Genesis 22:17
that I will bless you greatly, and I will multiply your seed greatly like the stars of the heavens, and like the sand which is on the seashore. Your seed will possess the gate of his enemies.
(See NIV)

Genesis 26:4
I will make your seed like the stars of heaven in number, and will give them all these lands, and your seed will be a blessing to all the nations of the earth;
(See NIV)

Genesis 47:27
And so Israel was living among the Egyptians in the land of Goshen; and they got property there, and became very great in numbers and in wealth.
(See NAS)

Genesis 48:4
and said to me,'Behold, I will make you fruitful, and multiply you, and I will make of you a company of peoples, and will give this land to your seed after you for an everlasting possession.'
(See NAS)

Genesis 50:20
As for you, ye devised against me evil -- God devised it for good, in order to do as 'at' this day, to keep alive a numerous people;

Exodus 1:7
And the children of Israel were fertile, increasing very greatly in numbers and in power; and the land was full of them.
(See NIV)

Exodus 1:9
And he said to his people, Behold, the people of the children of Israel are more numerous and stronger than we.

Exodus 1:10
Let us take care for fear that their numbers may become even greater, and if there is a war, they may be joined with those who are against us, and make an attack on us, and go up out of the land.
(See NIV)

Exodus 1:20
And the blessing of God was on these women: and the people were increased in number and became very strong.
(See NIV)

Exodus 5:5
Pharaoh also saith, 'Lo, numerous now 'is' the people of the land, and ye have caused them to cease from their burdens!'

Exodus 10:14
And the locusts went up over all the land of Egypt, resting on every part of the land, in very great numbers; such an army of locusts had never been seen before, and never will be again.
(See NAS)

Exodus 23:29
I will not drive them out from before you in one year, lest the land become desolate, and the animals of the field multiply against you.

Exodus 32:13
Have in mind Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, your servants, to whom you gave your oath, saying, I will make your seed like the stars of heaven in number, and all this land will I give to your seed, as I said, to be their heritage for ever.
(See NIV)

Numbers 22:3
and Moab is exceedingly afraid of the presence of the people, for it 'is' numerous; and Moab is vexed by the presence of the sons of Israel,

Numbers 22:15
And Balak addeth yet to send princes, more numerous and honoured than these,

Deuteronomy 2:10
The Emim formerly have dwelt in it, a people great, and numerous, and tall, as the Anakim;

Deuteronomy 2:21
a people great, and numerous, and tall, as the Anakim, and Jehovah destroyeth them before them, and they dispossess them, and dwell in their stead,

Deuteronomy 7:1
When Jehovah thy God doth bring thee in unto the land whither thou art going in to possess it, and He hath cast out many nations from thy presence, the Hittite, and the Girgashite, and the Amorite, and the Canaanite, and the Perizzite, and the Hivite, and the Jebusite, seven nations more numerous and mighty than thou,

Deuteronomy 7:7
Not because of your being more numerous than any of the peoples hath Jehovah delighted in you, and fixeth on you, for ye 'are' the least of all the peoples,

Deuteronomy 7:17
When thou sayest in thine heart, These nations 'are' more numerous than I, how am I able to dispossess them? --

Deuteronomy 7:22
Yahweh your God will cast out those nations before you by little and little: you may not consume them at once, lest the animals of the field increase on you.

Deuteronomy 9:14
desist from Me, and I destroy them, and blot out their name from under the heavens, and I make thee become a nation more mighty and numerous than it.

Deuteronomy 10:22
Your fathers went down into Egypt with seventy persons; and now the Lord your God has made you like the stars of heaven in number.

Deuteronomy 20:1
When thou goest out to war against thine enemies, and seest horses, and chariots, and a people more numerous than thou, thou shalt not fear them; for Jehovah thy God is with thee, who brought thee up out of the land of Egypt.

Deuteronomy 26:5
And thou hast answered and said before Jehovah thy God, A perishing Aramaean 'is' my father! and he goeth down to Egypt, and sojourneth there with few men, and becometh there a nation, great, mighty, and numerous;

Deuteronomy 28:62
And ye shall be left few in number, whereas ye were as the stars of heaven for multitude; because thou didst not hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God.

Deuteronomy 30:5
Now, my daughter, don't be afraid; I will do to you all that you say; for all the city of my people does know that you are a worthy woman.

Joshua 11:4
And they went out, they and all their armies with them, a people numerous as the sand that is on the seashore in multitude, with horses and chariots very many.

Joshua 17:14
And the sons of Joseph speak with Joshua, saying, 'Wherefore hast thou given to me an inheritance -- one lot and one portion, and I a numerous people? hitherto hath Jehovah blessed me.'

Joshua 17:15
And Joshua saith unto them, 'If thou 'art' a numerous people, go up for thee to the forest, then thou hast prepared for thee there, in the land of the Perizzite, and of the Rephaim, when mount Ephraim hath been narrow for thee.'

Joshua 17:17
And Joshua speaketh unto the house of Joseph, to Ephraim and to Manasseh, saying, 'Thou 'art' a numerous people, and hast great power; thou hast not one lot 'only',

Judges 7:12
Now the Midianites and the Amalekites and all the children of the east lay along in the valley like locusts for multitude; and their camels were without number, as the sand which is upon the sea-shore for multitude.
(See NAS)

1 Samuel 13:5
And the Philistines came together to make war on Israel, three thousand war-carriages and six thousand horsemen and an army of people like the sands of the sea in number: they came up and took up their position in Michmash, to the east of Beth-aven.
(See NIV)

2 Samuel 12:2
The rich man had very numerous flocks and herds:

2 Samuel 17:11
But my suggestion is that all Israel, from Dan as far as Beer-sheba, comes together to you, a great army like the sands of the sea in number; and that you yourself go out among them.
(See NIV)

1 Kings 3:8
and Thy servant 'is' in the midst of thy people, whom Thou hast chosen, a people numerous, that is not numbered nor counted for multitude,

1 Kings 3:9
Give therefore to thy servant an understanding heart, to judge thy people, to discern between good and bad; for who is able to judge this thy numerous people?

1 Kings 4:20
Judah and Israel were as great in number as the sand by the seaside, and they took their food and drink with joy in their hearts.

1 Kings 5:7
And it cometh to pass at Hiram's hearing the words of Solomon, that he rejoiceth exceedingly, and saith, 'Blessed 'is' Jehovah to-day, who hath given to David a wise son over this numerous people.'

1 Kings 7:47
And Solomon left all the vessels unweighed, because they were very numerous: neither was the weight of the brass ascertained.

1 Chronicles 4:27
And Shimei had sixteen sons and six daughters, but his brothers had only a small number of children, and their family was not as fertile as the children of Judah.
(See NIV)

1 Chronicles 5:23
And the men of the half-tribe of Manasseh were living in the land: and their numbers were increased till all the land from Bashan to Baal-hermon and Senir and the mountain Hermon was theirs.

1 Chronicles 21:3
And Joab answered, the LORD make his people a hundred times more numerous than they are: but, my lord the king, are they not all my lord's servants? why then doth my lord require this thing? why will he be a cause of trespass to Israel?

1 Chronicles 23:17
And the sons of Eliezer: Rehabiah the first; and Eliezer had no other sons, but Rehabiah had a great number.
(See NIV)

1 Chronicles 27:23
But David took not the number of them from twenty years old and under; because the LORD had said He would increase Israel like to the stars of heaven.
(See NIV)

2 Chronicles 1:9
Now, Jehovah Elohim, let thy word unto David my father be firm; for thou hast made me king over a people numerous as the dust of the earth.

2 Chronicles 13:8
And now, ye are saying to strengthen yourselves before the kingdom of Jehovah in the hand of the sons of David, and ye 'are' a numerous multitude, and with you calves of gold that Jeroboam hath made to you for gods.

2 Chronicles 16:8
Were not the Cushites and the Lubims a numerous army, with very many chariots and horsemen? yet, because thou didst rely on the LORD, he delivered them into thy hand.

Nehemiah 5:2
For there were some who said, We, our sons and our daughters, are a great number: let us get grain, so that we may have food for our needs.
(See NIV)

Nehemiah 9:23
And you made their children as great in number as the stars of heaven, and took them into the land, of which you had said to their fathers that they were to go in and take it for themselves.

Job 5:25
And thou shalt know that thy seed is numerous, and thine offspring as the herb of the earth.

Job 29:18
Then I said, I will come to my end with my children round me, my days will be as the sand in number;
(See NIV)

Psalms 35:18
I will give thee thanks in the great assembly: I will praise thee among much people.
(See JPS)

Psalms 38:19
But my enemies are vigorous and many. Those who hate me without reason are numerous.

Psalms 40:5
Much hast Thou done, Jehovah my God; Thy wonders and Thy thoughts toward us, There is none to arrange unto Thee, I declare and speak: They have been more than to be numbered.
(See NAS)

Psalms 40:12
For innumerable evils have compassed me about, mine iniquities have overtaken me, so that I am not able to look up; they are more than the hairs of my head, and my heart hath failed me.
(See NAS)

Psalms 68:11
The Lord doth give the saying, The female proclaimers 'are' a numerous host.

Psalms 105:24
He increased his people greatly, and made them stronger than their adversaries.
(See NIV)

Proverbs 7:26
For those wounded and made low by her are great in number; and all those who have come to their death through her are a great army.
(See NAS)

Isaiah 13:4
A voice of a multitude in the mountains, A likeness of a numerous people, A voice of noise from the kingdoms of nations who are gathered, Jehovah of Hosts inspecting a host of battle!

Isaiah 54:1
Let your voice be loud in song, O woman without children; make melody and sounds of joy, you who did not give birth: for the children of her who had no husband are more than those of the married wife, says the Lord.
(See NAS)

Jeremiah 5:6
And so a lion from the woods will put them to death, a wolf of the waste land will make them waste, a leopard will keep watch on their towns, and everyone who goes out from them will be food for the beasts; because of the great number of their sins and the increase of their wrongdoing.
(See NAS)

Jeremiah 15:8
I have let their widows be increased in number more than the sand of the seas: I have sent against them, against the mother and the young men, one who makes waste in the heat of the day, causing pain and fears to come on her suddenly.

Jeremiah 30:14
All your lovers have forgotten you; they don't seek you: for I have wounded you with the wound of an enemy, with the chastisement of a cruel one, for the greatness of your iniquity, because your sins were increased.
(See NAS)

Jeremiah 30:15
Why do you cry for your hurt? Your pain is incurable: for the greatness of your iniquity, because your sins were increased, I have done these things to you.
(See NAS)

Jeremiah 46:23
They have cut down her forest, An affirmation of Jehovah -- for it is not searched, For they have been more than the grasshopper, And they have no numbering.

Ezekiel 16:7
And be increased in number like the buds of the field; and you were increased and became great, and you came to the time of love: your breasts were formed and your hair was long; but you were uncovered and without clothing.
(See NAS)

Ezekiel 17:9
Say: Thus said the Lord Jehovah: It prospereth -- its roots doth he not draw out, And its fruit cut off, and it is withered? 'In' all the leaves of its springing it withereth, And not by great strength, and by a numerous people, To lift it up by its roots.

Ezekiel 17:17
And not with a great force, and with a numerous assembly, Doth Pharaoh maintain him in battle, By pouring out a mount, and in building a fortification, To cut off many souls.

Ezekiel 26:7
For, thus said the Lord Jehovah: Lo, I am bringing in unto Tyre Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon, From the north -- a king of kings, With horse, and with chariot, and with horsemen, Even an assembly, and a numerous people.

Ezekiel 36:11
and I will multiply on you man and animal; and they shall increase and be fruitful; and I will cause you to be inhabited after your former estate, and will do better to you than at your beginnings: and you shall know that I am Yahweh.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 36:37
Thus says the Lord Yahweh: For this, moreover, will I be inquired of by the house of Israel, to do it for them: I will increase them with men like a flock.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 38:4
And I have turned thee back, And I have put hooks in thy jaws, And have brought thee out, and all thy force, Horses and horsemen, Clothed in perfection all of them, A numerous assembly, 'with' buckler and shield, Handling swords -- all of them.

Ezekiel 38:15
And thou hast come in out of thy place, From the sides of the north, Thou and many peoples with thee, Riding on horses -- all of them, A great assembly, and a numerous force.

Ezekiel 47:10
And it shall come to pass, that the fishers shall stand upon it from En-gedi even to En-eglaim; they shall be a place to spread forth nets; their fish shall be according to their kinds, as the fish of the great sea, very numerous.

Hosea 8:12
I write for him numerous things of My law, As a strange thing they have been reckoned.

Hosea 10:13
You have been ploughing sin, you have got in a store of evil, the fruit of deceit has been your food: for you put faith in your way, in the number of your men of war.
(See NAS)

Hosea 12:10
My word came to the ears of the prophets and I gave them visions in great number, and by the mouths of the prophets I made use of comparisons.
(See NAS)

Joel 2:2
A day of darkness and thick darkness, A day of cloud and thick darkness, As darkness spread on the mountains, A people numerous and mighty, Like it there hath not been from of old, And after it there is not again -- till the years of generation and generation.

Nahum 1:12
Thus says Yahweh: "Though they be in full strength, and likewise many, even so they will be cut down, and he shall pass away. Though I have afflicted you, I will afflict you no more.
(See NIV)

Zechariah 10:8
I will signal for them, and gather them; for I have redeemed them; and they will increase as they have increased.



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