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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. i.) To retch.

2. (n.) An effort to vomit.

3. (v. t.) To extend; to stretch; to thrust out; to put forth, as a limb, a member, something held, or the like.

4. (v. t.) Hence, to deliver by stretching out a member, especially the hand; to give with the hand; to pass to another; to hand over; as, to reach one a book.

5. (v. t.) To attain or obtain by stretching forth the hand; to extend some part of the body, or something held by one, so as to touch, strike, grasp, or the like; as, to reach an object with the hand, or with a spear.

6. (v. t.) To strike, hit, or touch with a missile; as, to reach an object with an arrow, a bullet, or a shell.

7. (v. t.) Hence, to extend an action, effort, or influence to; to penetrate to; to pierce, or cut, as far as.

8. (v. t.) To extend to; to stretch out as far as; to touch by virtue of extent; as, his land reaches the river.

9. (v. t.) To arrive at; to come to; to get as far as.

10. (v. t.) To arrive at by effort of any kind; to attain to; to gain; to be advanced to.

11. (v. t.) To understand; to comprehend.

12. (v. t.) To overreach; to deceive.

13. (v. i.) To stretch out the hand.

14. (v. i.) To strain after something; to make efforts.

15. (v. i.) To extend in dimension, time, amount, action, influence, etc., so as to touch, attain to, or be equal to, something.

16. (v. i.) To sail on the wind, as from one point of tacking to another, or with the wind nearly abeam.

17. (n.) The act of stretching or extending; extension; power of reaching or touching with the person, or a limb, or something held or thrown; as, the fruit is beyond my reach; to be within reach of cannon shot.

18. (n.) The power of stretching out or extending action, influence, or the like; power of attainment or management; extent of force or capacity.

19. (n.) Extent; stretch; expanse; hence, application; influence; result; scope.

20. (n.) An extended portion of land or water; a stretch; a straight portion of a stream or river, as from one turn to another; a level stretch, as between locks in a canal; an arm of the sea extending up into the land.

21. (n.) An artifice to obtain an advantage.

22. (n.) The pole or rod which connects the hind axle with the forward bolster of a wagon.

2185. ephikneomai -- to arrive upon, ie to reach
... to arrive upon, ie to reach. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: ephikneomai Phonetic
Spelling: (ef-ik-neh'-om-ahee) Short Definition: I come to, reach as far ...
// - 6k

2658. katantao -- to come down to, reach
... to come down to, reach. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: katantao Phonetic
Spelling: (kat-an-tah'-o) Short Definition: I come down, arrive at, reach ...
// - 7k

3713. orego -- to stretch out, to reach after, to yearn for
... to stretch out, to reach after, to yearn for. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration:
orego Phonetic Spelling: (or-eg'-om-ahee) Short Definition: I stretch forth ...
// - 7k

1901. epekteino -- to extend, mid. to stretch forward
... 13. It refers to the believer to reach "" out from the realm of death given
to them at Christ's return. Word ... 1). reach forth. Middle ...
// - 7k

2425. hikanos -- sufficient, fit
... much. 2425 (an adjective, derived from the root, , "arrive, come to") --
"properly, reach to (attain); hence, " (J. Thayer). Word ...
// - 8k

1271. dianoia -- the mind, disposition, thought
... which intensifies 3539 , "to use the mind," from 3563 , "mind") -- properly, movement
from one side (of an issue) to the other to reach -conclusions; full ...
// - 8k

864. aphikneomai -- to arrive at
... to arrive at. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: aphikneomai Phonetic Spelling:
(af-ik-neh'-om-ahee) Short Definition: I arrive at, reach Definition: I ...
// - 6k

190. akoloutheo -- to follow
... prefix) and keleuthos (a road, way) Definition to follow NASB Word Usage follow
(35), followed (36), following (17), follows (1). follow, reach. ...
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187. akmazo -- to be at the prime
... to be at the prime. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: akmazo Phonetic Spelling:
(ak-mad'-zo) Short Definition: I reach maturity, become ripe Definition: I ...
// - 6k

3559. nouthesia -- admonition
... 3559 ("warning through teaching") so they can reach solution -- ie by going
through . See 3560 (). [Ro 12:1-3 likewise emphasizes ...
// - 7k

Strong's Hebrew
5381. nasag -- to reach, overtake
... 5380, 5381. nasag. 5382 . to reach, overtake. Transliteration: nasag Phonetic
Spelling: (naw-sag') Short Definition: overtake. Word Origin a prim. ...
/hebrew/5381.htm - 6k

5060. naga -- to touch, reach, strike
... 5059, 5060. naga. 5061 . to touch, reach, strike. Transliteration: naga Phonetic
Spelling: (naw-gah') Short Definition: touches. Word Origin a prim. ...
/hebrew/5060.htm - 6k

7382. reach -- a smell
... 7381b, 7382. reach. 7383 . a smell. Transliteration: reach Phonetic Spelling:
(ray'-akh) Short Definition: smell. ... 7381b, 7382. reach. 7383 . Strong's Numbers
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6642. tsabat -- to reach, hold out
... 6641, 6642. tsabat. 6643 . to reach, hold out. Transliteration: tsabat Phonetic
Spelling: (tsaw-bat') Short Definition: served. Word Origin a prim. ... reach. ...
/hebrew/6642.htm - 5k

4291. meta -- to reach, attain
... 4290, 4291. meta or metah. 4292 . to reach, attain. Transliteration: meta or
metah Phonetic Spelling: (met-aw') Short Definition: reached. ... come, reach. ...
/hebrew/4291.htm - 6k

7381b. reach -- scent, odor
... 7381a, 7381b. reach. 7382 . scent, odor. Transliteration: reach Short Definition:
aroma. ... 7381a, 7381b. reach. 7382 . Strong's Numbers.
/hebrew/7381b.htm - 5k

6293. paga -- to meet, encounter, reach
... 6292, 6293. paga. 6294 . to meet, encounter, reach. Transliteration: paga Phonetic
Spelling: (paw-gah') Short Definition: fall. Word Origin a prim. ...
/hebrew/6293.htm - 6k

4229. machah -- to wipe, wipe out
... abolish, blot out, destroy, full of marrow, put out, reach unto, utterly,
wipe away, A primitive root; properly, to stroke or rub ...
/hebrew/4229.htm - 5k

4229b. machah -- to strike
... machah. 4229c . to strike. Transliteration: machah Short Definition: reach. Word
Origin a prim. root Definition to strike NASB Word Usage reach (1). ...
/hebrew/4229b.htm - 5k

1272. barach -- to go through, flee
... chase away; drive away, fain, flee away, put to flight, make haste, reach,
run away, shoot. A primitive root; to bolt, ie Figuratively ...
/hebrew/1272.htm - 6k


Called to Reach a Higher Standard
... Lesson 30 Called to Reach a Higher Standard. ... Every movement must be certain, every
step swift and unswerving; the physical powers must reach the highest mark. ...
/.../white/the acts of the apostles/lesson 30 called to reach.htm

No Man Therefore Can Reach God with his Love...
... Address 17: No man therefore can reach God with his love? No man therefore
can reach God with his love, or have union with him ...
/.../address 17 0 no man therefore.htm

Whether in the Present State of Life the Contemplative Life Can ...
... OF THE CONTEMPLATIVE LIFE (EIGHT ARTICLES) Whether in the present state of life
the contemplative life can reach to the vision of the Divine essence? ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether in the present state.htm

If that which it Has Pleased us to Know is Within Reach...
... Book II. 59 If that which it has pleased us to know is within reach? If
that which it has pleased us to know is within reach, and ...
/.../the seven books of arnobius against the heathen/59 if that which it.htm

We must Consider the Fact, which Comes First, and So in Order ...
... 12. We must consider the fact, which comes first, and so in order reach
the inference, which comes after. Now I find among many ...
/.../12 we must consider the.htm

Whether among the Demons, Inferior to the Gods, There are any Good ...
... Chapter 2."Whether Among the Demons, Inferior to the Gods, There are Any Good Spirits
Under Whose Guardianship the Human Soul Might Reach True Blessedness. ...
/.../augustine/city of god/chapter 2 whether among the demons.htm

Our Forefathers have Handed Down to us the Tradition, That, after ...
... might speak diverse languages, so that no race however foreign, no tongue however
barbarous, might be inaccessible to them and beyond their reach, they were ...
/.../2 our forefathers have handed.htm

John Chapter xiii. 31-32.
... coming to a knowledge of the truth;" [1223] but rather as the preacher saith, "When
a man hath finished, then he beginneth;" [1224] till we reach that life ...
/.../augustine/homilies on the gospel of john/tractate lxiii john chapter xiii.htm

Psalm LXXV.
... In order that we may reach all exalted objects, we raise ourselves, and if we are
not able to reach them, we look for some appliances or ladders, in order that ...
/.../augustine/exposition on the book of psalms/psalm lxxv.htm

The Realization of Selfless Love
... To reach this Love, to understand and experience it, one must work with great
persistency and diligence upon his heart and mind, must ever renew his patience ...
/.../allen/the way of peace/the realization of selfless love.htm

Reach (63 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) Hence, to deliver by stretching out a member, especially the hand; to give
with the hand; to pass to another; to hand over; as, to reach one a book. ...
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Attain (30 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To achieve or accomplish, that is, to reach by efforts; to gain; to compass;
as, to attain rest. ... 6. (vt) To reach in excellence or degree; to equal. ...
/a/attain.htm - 17k

Stretch (73 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To reach out; to extend; to put forth. ... 15. (n.)
The reach or extent of a vessel's progress on one tack; a tack or board. 16. ...
/s/stretch.htm - 31k

Smell (77 Occurrences)
... smel (Hebrew and Aramaic reach, as noun, "savor," "scent"; ruach, as verb, literally,
"to breathe," "to inhale," thence "to smell"; osme, the "smell," "savor ...
/s/smell.htm - 34k

Hit (11 Occurrences)
... 3. (imp. & pp) of Hit. 4. (vt) To reach with a stroke or blow; to strike or touch,
usually with force; especially, to reach or touch (an object aimed at). ...
/h/hit.htm - 11k

Fetch (45 Occurrences)
... fetch a sigh. 6. (vt) To bring or get within reach by going; to reach;
to arrive at; to attain; to reach by sailing. 7. (vt) To ...
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Arrive (20 Occurrences)
... In present usage: To come in progress by water, or by traveling on land; to reach
by water or by land; -- followed by at (formerly sometimes by to), also by in ...
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Reaching (22 Occurrences)
... n.) of Reach. ... Exodus 28:42 And thou shalt make them linen breeches to cover the flesh
of their nakedness; from the loins even unto the thighs they shall reach. ...
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Extend (35 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) To hold out or reach forth, as the arm or hand. 5. (vt) To bestow; to offer;
to impart; to apply; as, to extend sympathy to the suffering. ...
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Vintage (14 Occurrences)
... Leviticus 26:5 Your threshing shall reach to the vintage, and the vintage shall
reach to the sowing time; and you shall eat your bread to the full, and dwell ...
/v/vintage.htm - 11k

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Reach (63 Occurrences)

Luke 8:19
And his mother and his brothers came to him, and they were not able to get near him because of the great number of people.
(See RSV)

Luke 13:32
He said to them, "Go and tell that fox,'Behold, I cast out demons and perform cures today and tomorrow, and the third day I complete my mission.

John 20:27
Then he said to Thomas, "Reach here your finger, and see my hands. Reach here your hand, and put it into my side. Don't be unbelieving, but believing."

Acts 17:27
that they should seek the Lord, if perhaps they might reach out for him and find him, though he is not far from each one of us.

Acts 20:16
For Paul had determined to sail past Ephesus, that he might not have to spend time in Asia; for he was hastening, if it were possible for him, to be in Jerusalem on the day of Pentecost.
(See NIV)

Acts 27:12
Because the haven was not suitable to winter in, the majority advised going to sea from there, if by any means they could reach Phoenix, and winter there, which is a port of Crete, looking northeast and southeast.

Romans 15:28
So after discharging this duty, and making sure that these kind gifts reach those for whom they are intended, I shall start for Spain, passing through Rome on my way there;

Romans 16:19
For your obedience has reached to all. I rejoice therefore as it regards you; but I wish you to be wise as to that which is good, and simple as to evil.
(Root in DBY YLT NAS)

2 Corinthians 10:13
But we will not boast beyond proper limits, but within the boundaries with which God appointed to us, which reach even to you.

2 Corinthians 10:14
For we don't stretch ourselves too much, as though we didn't reach to you. For we came even as far as to you with the Good News of Christ,

Galatians 3:3
Are you so foolish? Having begun by the Spirit, are you now going to reach perfection through what is external?

Hebrews 4:1
Let us fear therefore, lest perhaps anyone of you should seem to have come short of a promise of entering into his rest.
(See RSV)

2 Peter 3:9
The Lord is not slow concerning his promise, as some count slowness; but is patient with us, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.
(See RSV)

Revelation 12:14
Then, the two wings of a great eagle were given to the woman to enable her to fly away into the Desert to the place assigned her, there to be cared for, for a period of time, two periods of time, and half a period of time, beyond the reach of the serpent.

Genesis 3:22
Yahweh God said, "Behold, the man has become like one of us, knowing good and evil. Now, lest he put forth his hand, and also take of the tree of life, and eat, and live forever..."
(See NIV)

Genesis 11:4
They said, "Come, let's build ourselves a city, and a tower whose top reaches to the sky, and let's make ourselves a name, lest we be scattered abroad on the surface of the whole earth."

Genesis 19:22
Go there quickly, for I am not able to do anything till you have come there. For this reason, the town was named Zoar.
(See NIV)

Exodus 26:28
And the middle bar in the midst of the boards shall reach from end to end.

Exodus 27:5
You shall put it under the ledge around the altar beneath, that the net may reach halfway up the altar.

Exodus 28:42
You shall make them linen breeches to cover the flesh of their nakedness; from the waist even to the thighs they shall reach:

Exodus 36:33
And he made the middle bar in the midst of the boards reach from one end to the other.

Leviticus 5:7
And if his hand reach not to the sufficiency of a lamb, then he hath brought in his guilt-offering -- he who hath sinned -- two turtle-doves or two young pigeons to Jehovah, one for a sin-offering, and one for a burnt-offering;

Leviticus 5:11
And if his hand reach not to two turtle-doves, or to two young pigeons, then he hath brought in his offering -- he who hath sinned -- a tenth of an ephah of flour for a sin-offering; he putteth no oil on it, nor doth he put on it frankincense, for it 'is' a sin-offering,

Leviticus 26:5
Your threshing shall reach to the vintage, and the vintage shall reach to the sowing time; and you shall eat your bread to the full, and dwell in your land safely.

Leviticus 27:8
And if he is poorer than thy valuation, then he hath presented himself before the priest, and the priest hath valued him; according to that which the hand of him who is vowing doth reach doth the priest value him.

Numbers 34:11
and the border shall go down from Shepham to Riblah, on the east side of Ain; and the border shall go down, and shall reach to the side of the sea of Chinnereth eastward;

Numbers 35:4
And the suburbs of the cities, which ye shall give unto the Levites, shall reach from the wall of the city and outward a thousand cubits round about.

Deuteronomy 30:11
For this commandment which I command you this day, it is not too hard for you, neither is it far off.

Joshua 3:8
You shall command the priests who bear the ark of the covenant, saying,'When you come to the brink of the waters of the Jordan, you shall stand still in the Jordan.'"
(See NIV)

Joshua 10:19
but don't stay. Pursue your enemies, and them from the rear. Don't allow them to enter into their cities; for Yahweh your God has delivered them into your hand."
(See NIV)

Judges 19:13
He said to his servant, "Come and let us draw near to one of these places; and we will lodge in Gibeah, or in Ramah."
(See NIV)

1 Samuel 14:4
Between the passes, by which Jonathan sought to go over to the Philistines' garrison, there was a rocky crag on the one side, and a rocky crag on the other side: and the name of the one was Bozez, and the name of the other Seneh.
(See NIV)

2 Samuel 5:8
David said on that day, "Whoever strikes the Jebusites, let him get up to the watercourse, and strike the lame and the blind, who are hated by David's soul." Therefore they say, "The the blind and the lame can't come into the house."

2 Samuel 15:5
It was so, that when any man came near to do him obeisance, he put forth his hand, and took hold of him, and kissed him.
(See NIV)

Ezra 5:5
But the eye of their God was on the elders of the Jews, and they did not make them cease, until the matter should come to Darius, and then answer should be returned by letter concerning it.
(See RSV)

Job 3:22
Who are glad with great joy, and full of delight when they come to their last resting-place;
(See NIV)

Job 20:6
Though his height mount up to the heavens, and his head reach to the clouds,

Job 21:7
"Why do the wicked live, become old, yes, and grow mighty in power?
(See RSV)

Job 24:2
The borders they reach, A drove they have taken violently away, Yea, they do evil.

Job 29:19
My root shall be spread out to the waters, and the dew shall lie all night upon my branch;
(See NIV)

Job 37:23
We can't reach the Almighty. He is exalted in power. In justice and great righteousness, he will not oppress.

Job 41:26
If any reach him with a sword, it cannot hold; neither spear, nor dart, nor harpoon.

Psalms 32:6
For this, let everyone who is godly pray to you in a time when you may be found. Surely when the great waters overflow, they shall not reach to him.

Psalms 55:23
And Thou, O God, dost bring them down To a pit of destruction, Men of blood and deceit reach not to half their days, And I -- I do trust in Thee!

Psalms 71:19
Your righteousness also, God, reaches to the heavens; you have done great things. God, who is like you?

Psalms 119:48
I reach out my hands for your commandments, which I love. I will meditate on your statutes.

Proverbs 2:19
None going in unto her turn back, Nor do they reach the paths of life.

Proverbs 20:30
Stripes that wound cleanse away evil; And strokes reach the innermost parts.

Isaiah 8:8
It will sweep onward into Judah. It will overflow and pass through; it will reach even to the neck; and the stretching out of its wings will fill the breadth of your land, Immanuel.

Isaiah 15:5
My heart crieth out for Moab; her nobles flee unto Zoar, to Eglath-shelishi-yah: for by the ascent of Luhith with weeping they go up; for in the way of Horonaim they raise up a cry of destruction.
(See JPS)

Isaiah 30:4
For in Zoan were his princes, And his messengers reach Hanes.

Isaiah 30:28
His breath is as an overflowing stream that reaches even to the neck, to sift the nations with the sieve of destruction; and a bridle that leads to ruin will be in the jaws of the peoples.

Isaiah 49:6
It is not enough for one who is my servant to put the tribes of Jacob again in their place, and to get back those of Israel who have been sent away: my purpose is to give you as a light to the nations, so that you may be my salvation to the end of the earth.

Isaiah 59:9
Therefore hath judgment been far from us, And righteousness reacheth us not, We wait for light, and lo, darkness, For brightness -- in thick darkness we go,
(Root in YLT NIV)

Isaiah 65:20
No longer will there be there a child whose days are cut short, or an old man whose days have not come to their full measure: for the young man at his death will be a hundred years old, and he whose life is shorter than a hundred years will seem as one cursed.

Jeremiah 48:32
With more than the weeping of Jazer will I weep for you, vine of Sibmah: your branches passed over the sea, they reached even to the sea of Jazer: on your summer fruits and on your vintage the destroyer is fallen.

Ezekiel 31:14
to the end that none of all the trees by the waters exalt themselves in their stature, neither set their top among the thick boughs, nor that their mighty ones stand up on their height, even all who drink water: for they are all delivered to death, to the lower parts of the earth, in the midst of the children of men, with those who go down to the pit.

Daniel 4:11
The tree grew, and was strong, and its height reached to the sky, and its sight to the end of all the earth.

Daniel 4:20
The tree that you saw, which grew, and was strong, whose height reached to the sky, and its sight to all the earth;

Amos 9:9
"For, behold, I will command, and I will sift the house of Israel among all the nations, as grain is sifted in a sieve, yet not the least kernel will fall on the earth.
(See NIV)

Micah 5:4
And he hath stood and delighted in the strength of Jehovah, In the excellency of the name of Jehovah his God, And they have remained, For now he is great unto the ends of earth.
(See NIV)

Habakkuk 2:9
Woe to him who gets an evil gain for his house, that he may set his nest on high, that he may be delivered from the hand of evil!
(See RSV)

Zechariah 14:5
You shall flee by the valley of my mountains; for the valley of the mountains shall reach to Azel; yes, you shall flee, just like you fled from before the earthquake in the days of Uzziah king of Judah. Yahweh my God will come, and all the holy ones with you.



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