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'Long' in the Bible

And it came to pass, when he had been there a long time, that Abimelech king of the Philistines looked out at a window, and saw, and, behold, Isaac was sporting with Rebekah his wife.

And Moses and Aaron came in unto Pharaoh, and said unto him, Thus saith the LORD God of the Hebrews, How long wilt thou refuse to humble thyself before me? let my people go, that they may serve me.

And Pharaoh's servants said unto him, How long shall this man be a snare unto us? let the men go, that they may serve the LORD their God: knowest thou not yet that Egypt is destroyed?

And the LORD said unto Moses, How long refuse ye to keep my commandments and my laws?

There shall not an hand touch it, but he shall surely be stoned, or shot through; whether it be beast or man, it shall not live: when the trumpet soundeth long, they shall come up to the mount.

And when the voice of the trumpet sounded long, and waxed louder and louder, Moses spake, and God answered him by a voice.

And thou shalt make an altar of shittim wood, five cubits long, and five cubits broad; the altar shall be foursquare: and the height thereof shall be three cubits.

And thou shalt make the court of the tabernacle: for the south side southward there shall be hangings for the court of fine twined linen of an hundred cubits long for one side:

And likewise for the north side in length there shall be hangings of an hundred cubits long, and his twenty pillars and their twenty sockets of brass; the hooks of the pillars and their fillets of silver.

Then shall the land enjoy her sabbaths, as long as it lieth desolate, and ye be in your enemies' land; even then shall the land rest, and enjoy her sabbaths.

As long as it lieth desolate it shall rest; because it did not rest in your sabbaths, when ye dwelt upon it.

At the commandment of the LORD the children of Israel journeyed, and at the commandment of the LORD they pitched: as long as the cloud abode upon the tabernacle they rested in their tents.

And when the cloud tarried long upon the tabernacle many days, then the children of Israel kept the charge of the LORD, and journeyed not.

And the LORD said unto Moses, How long will this people provoke me? and how long will it be ere they believe me, for all the signs which I have shewed among them?

How long shall I bear with this evil congregation, which murmur against me? I have heard the murmurings of the children of Israel, which they murmur against me.

How our fathers went down into Egypt, and we have dwelt in Egypt a long time; and the Egyptians vexed us, and our fathers:

The LORD our God spake unto us in Horeb, saying, Ye have dwelt long enough in this mount:

When thou shalt beget children, and children's children, and ye shall have remained long in the land, and shall corrupt yourselves, and make a graven image, or the likeness of any thing, and shall do evil in the sight of the LORD thy God, to provoke him to anger:

Take heed to thyself that thou forsake not the Levite as long as thou livest upon the earth.

And if the way be too long for thee, so that thou art not able to carry it; or if the place be too far from thee, which the LORD thy God shall choose to set his name there, when the LORD thy God hath blessed thee:

Lest the avenger of the blood pursue the slayer, while his heart is hot, and overtake him, because the way is long, and slay him; whereas he was not worthy of death, inasmuch as he hated him not in time past.

When thou shalt besiege a city a long time, in making war against it to take it, thou shalt not destroy the trees thereof by forcing an axe against them: for thou mayest eat of them, and thou shalt not cut them down (for the tree of the field is man's life) to employ them in the siege:

Thy sons and thy daughters shall be given unto another people, and thine eyes shall look, and fail with longing for them all the day long: and there shall be no might in thine hand.

Then the LORD will make thy plagues wonderful, and the plagues of thy seed, even great plagues, and of long continuance, and sore sicknesses, and of long continuance.

And that their children, which have not known any thing, may hear, and learn to fear the LORD your God, as long as ye live in the land whither ye go over Jordan to possess it.

And of Benjamin he said, The beloved of the LORD shall dwell in safety by him; and the LORD shall cover him all the day long, and he shall dwell between his shoulders.

And it shall come to pass, that when they make a long blast with the ram's horn, and when ye hear the sound of the trumpet, all the people shall shout with a great shout; and the wall of the city shall fall down flat, and the people shall ascend up every man straight before him.

And these bottles of wine, which we filled, were new; and, behold, they be rent: and these our garments and our shoes are become old by reason of the very long journey.

Joshua made war a long time with all those kings.

And Joshua said unto the children of Israel, How long are ye slack to go to possess the land, which the LORD God of your fathers hath given you?

And it came to pass a long time after that the LORD had given rest unto Israel from all their enemies round about, that Joshua waxed old and stricken in age.

And when they cried unto the LORD, he put darkness between you and the Egyptians, and brought the sea upon them, and covered them; and your eyes have seen what I have done in Egypt: and ye dwelt in the wilderness a long season.

The mother of Sisera looked out at a window, and cried through the lattice, Why is his chariot so long in coming? why tarry the wheels of his chariots?

And Eli said unto her, How long wilt thou be drunken? put away thy wine from thee.

Therefore also I have lent him to the LORD; as long as he liveth he shall be lent to the LORD. And he worshipped the LORD there.

And it came to pass, while the ark abode in Kirjathjearim, that the time was long; for it was twenty years: and all the house of Israel lamented after the LORD.

And the LORD said unto Samuel, How long wilt thou mourn for Saul, seeing I have rejected him from reigning over Israel? fill thine horn with oil, and go, I will send thee to Jesse the Bethlehemite: for I have provided me a king among his sons.

For as long as the son of Jesse liveth upon the ground, thou shalt not be established, nor thy kingdom. Wherefore now send and fetch him unto me, for he shall surely die.

But the men were very good unto us, and we were not hurt, neither missed we any thing, as long as we were conversant with them, when we were in the fields:

And David said unto Achish, But what have I done? and what hast thou found in thy servant so long as I have been with thee unto this day, that I may not go fight against the enemies of my lord the king?

Then Abner called to Joab, and said, Shall the sword devour for ever? knowest thou not that it will be bitterness in the latter end? how long shall it be then, ere thou bid the people return from following their brethren?

Now there was long war between the house of Saul and the house of David: but David waxed stronger and stronger, and the house of Saul waxed weaker and weaker.

And Joab sent to Tekoah, and fetched thence a wise woman, and said unto her, I pray thee, feign thyself to be a mourner, and put on now mourning apparel, and anoint not thyself with oil, but be as a woman that had a long time mourned for the dead:

And Barzillai said unto the king, How long have I to live, that I should go up with the king unto Jerusalem?

And God said unto him, Because thou hast asked this thing, and hast not asked for thyself long life; neither hast asked riches for thyself, nor hast asked the life of thine enemies; but hast asked for thyself understanding to discern judgment;

And the house, that is, the temple before it, was forty cubits long.

And Elijah came unto all the people, and said, How long halt ye between two opinions? if the LORD be God, follow him: but if Baal, then follow him. And the people answered him not a word.

And it came to pass, when Joram saw Jehu, that he said, Is it peace, Jehu? And he answered, What peace, so long as the whoredoms of thy mother Jezebel and her witchcrafts are so many?

Hast thou not heard long ago how I have done it, and of ancient times that I have formed it? now have I brought it to pass, that thou shouldest be to lay waste fenced cities into ruinous heaps.

And God said to Solomon, Because this was in thine heart, and thou hast not asked riches, wealth, or honour, nor the life of thine enemies, neither yet hast asked long life; but hast asked wisdom and knowledge for thyself, that thou mayest judge my people, over whom I have made thee king:

And the wings of the cherubims were twenty cubits long: one wing of the one cherub was five cubits, reaching to the wall of the house: and the other wing was likewise five cubits, reaching to the wing of the other cherub.

For Solomon had made a brasen scaffold, of five cubits long, and five cubits broad, and three cubits high, and had set it in the midst of the court: and upon it he stood, and kneeled down upon his knees before all the congregation of Israel, and spread forth his hands toward heaven,

That they may fear thee, to walk in thy ways, so long as they live in the land which thou gavest unto our fathers.

Now for a long season Israel hath been without the true God, and without a teaching priest, and without law.

And he sought God in the days of Zechariah, who had understanding in the visions of God: and as long as he sought the LORD, God made him to prosper.

So they established a decree to make proclamation throughout all Israel, from Beersheba even to Dan, that they should come to keep the passover unto the LORD God of Israel at Jerusalem: for they had not done it of a long time in such sort as it was written.

To fulfil the word of the LORD by the mouth of Jeremiah, until the land had enjoyed her sabbaths: for as long as she lay desolate she kept sabbath, to fulfil threescore and ten years.

And the king said unto me, (the queen also sitting by him,) For how long shall thy journey be? and when wilt thou return? So it pleased the king to send me; and I set him a time.

Yet all this availeth me nothing, so long as I see Mordecai the Jew sitting at the king's gate.

Oh that I might have my request; and that God would grant me the thing that I long for!

How long wilt thou not depart from me, nor let me alone till I swallow down my spittle?

How long wilt thou speak these things? and how long shall the words of thy mouth be like a strong wind?

How long will it be ere ye make an end of words? mark, and afterwards we will speak.

O ye sons of men, how long will ye turn my glory into shame? how long will ye love vanity, and seek after leasing? Selah.

{To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.} How long wilt thou forget me, O LORD? for ever? how long wilt thou hide thy face from me?

How long shall I take counsel in my soul, having sorrow in my heart daily? how long shall mine enemy be exalted over me?

When I kept silence, my bones waxed old through my roaring all the day long.

Lord, how long wilt thou look on? rescue my soul from their destructions, my darling from the lions.

I am troubled; I am bowed down greatly; I go mourning all the day long.

They also that seek after my life lay snares for me: and they that seek my hurt speak mischievous things, and imagine deceits all the day long.

Yea, for thy sake are we killed all the day long; we are counted as sheep for the slaughter.

How long will ye imagine mischief against a man? ye shall be slain all of you: as a bowing wall shall ye be, and as a tottering fence.

My tongue also shall talk of thy righteousness all the day long: for they are confounded, for they are brought unto shame, that seek my hurt.

They shall fear thee as long as the sun and moon endure, throughout all generations.

In his days shall the righteous flourish; and abundance of peace so long as the moon endureth.

His name shall endure for ever: his name shall be continued as long as the sun: and men shall be blessed in him: all nations shall call him blessed.

O God, how long shall the adversary reproach? shall the enemy blaspheme thy name for ever?

O LORD God of hosts, how long wilt thou be angry against the prayer of thy people?

How long, LORD? wilt thou hide thyself for ever? shall thy wrath burn like fire?

Return, O LORD, how long? and let it repent thee concerning thy servants.

LORD, how long shall the wicked, how long shall the wicked triumph?

How long shall they utter and speak hard things? and all the workers of iniquity boast themselves?

Forty years long was I grieved with this generation, and said, It is a people that do err in their heart, and they have not known my ways:

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἐπιποθέω 
Epipotheo 
Usage: 9

μακροθυμέω 
Makrothumeo 
Usage: 7

στολή 
Stole 
Usage: 5

ארך 
'orek 
length , long , ever , as long as , high
Usage: 95

עד 
`ad 
by, as long, hitherto, when, how long, as yet
Usage: 784

רחק רחוק 
Rachowq 
Usage: 85

אוה 
'avah 
Usage: 26

אף 
'aph 
Usage: 276

ארך 
'arak 
Usage: 34

ארך 
'arek 
Usage: 15

ארך 
'arok 
Usage: 3

בּוּשׁ 
Buwsh 
Usage: 119

חכה 
Chakah 
Usage: 14

ישׁן 
Yashen 
Usage: 19

כּסף 
Kacaph 
Usage: 6

מה מ־ מ־ מה מה 
Mah 
Usage: 751

מתי 
Mathay 
Usage: 40

עד עוד 
`owd 
Usage: 483

עלם עולם 
`owlam 
Usage: 438

עם 
`im 
with, unto, by, as long, neither, from between, from among
Usage: 1061

רב 
Rab 
Usage: 458

רב 
Rob 
Usage: 153

רבה 
Rabah 
Usage: 224

שׁקק 
Shaqaq 
Usage: 6

תּקוה 
Tiqvah 
Usage: 34

ἔκπαλαι 
Ekpalai 
of a long time , of old
Usage: 2

ἐπιπόθητος 
Epipothetos 
Usage: 1

ἔτι 
Eti 
Usage: 75

ἱκανός 
Hikanos 
Usage: 39

κομάω 
Komao 
Usage: 1

μακροθυμία 
Makrothumia 
Usage: 14

μακρός 
Makros 
long , far
Usage: 0

μακροχρόνιος 
Makrochronios 
Usage: 1

μηκέτι 
meketi 
no more , no longer , henceforth not , no , no ... henceforward , hereafter ,
Usage: 16

ὅσος 
Hosos 
Usage: 76

ὅταν 
Hotan 
when , as soon as , as long as , that , whensoever , while , till
Usage: 49

πάλαι 
Palai 
long ago , any while , a great while ago , old , in time past , of old
Usage: 4

πόσος 
Posos 
Usage: 9

πότε 
Pote 
Usage: 7

τοσοῦτος 
Tosoutos 
so much , so great , so many , so long , as large , these many , so many things
Usage: 17

χρονίζω 
Chronizo 
Usage: 2