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Greek - delay
Greek - delay long
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Greek - delay, delaying
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Hebrew - delayed, delay, delaying
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Delay

DELAY, v.t.

1. To prolong the time of acting, or proceeding; to put off; to defer.

My lord delayeth his coming. Matt. 14.

2. To retard; to stop, detain or hinder for a time; to restrain motion, or render it slow; as, the mail is delated by bad roads.

Thyrsis, whose artful strains have oft delayed

The huddling brook to hear his madrigal.

3. To allay.

DELAY, v.i. To linger; to move slow; or to stop for a time.

There are certain bounds to the quickness and slowness of the succession of ideas, beyond which they can neither delay nor hasten.

DELAY, n.

1. A lingering; stay; stop.
2. A putting off or deferring; procrastination; as, the delay of trial is not to be imputed to the plaintiff.
3. Hinderance for a time.


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Dictionary of Words from the King James Bible. Public Domain. Copy freely.
Material presented was supplied by Brandon Staggs and was derived from the KJV Dictionary found on his website located at av1611.com.
The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software at http://www.swordsearcher.com.

Bibliography Information
"Entry for 'Delay'". "King James Dictionary".
<http://classic.studylight.org/dic/kjd/view.cgi?number=T1537>.

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