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MANY, a. men'ny.

1. Numerous comprising a great number of individuals.

Thou shalt be a father of many nations. Genesis 17

Not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called. 1 Corinthians 1

Many are the afflictions of the righteous. Psalms 34

It is often preceded by as or so, and followed by so, indicating an equal number.

As many books as you take, so many shall be charged to your account.

So many laws argue so many sins.

It is followed by as.

As many as were willing-hearted brought bracelets. Exodus 34

It precedes an or a, before a noun in the singular number.

Full many a gem of purest ray serene.

2. In low language, preceded by too, it denotes powerful or much as, they are too many for us.

MANY, n. men'ny. A multitude a great number of individuals the people.

O thou fond many.

The vulgar and the many are fit only to be led or driven.

MANY, n. men'ny. A retinue of servants household.

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The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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Entry for 'Many'. King James Dictionary.

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