StudyLight.org has pledged to build one church a year in Uganda. Help us double that pledge and support pastors in the heart of Africa.Click here to join the effort!
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
mag´ni - fı̄ (Hiphil of גּדל , gādhal ; μεγαλύω , megalúnō , "to make great," "extol," "celebrate in praise"): Used especially of exaltation of the name, mercy, and other attributes of God ( Genesis 19:19; 2 Samuel 7:26; Psalm 35:27; Psalm 40:16; Psalm 70:4; Luke 1:46; Acts 10:46 ); of God's "word" (Psalm 138:2 ); or of Christ (Acts 19:17; Philippians 1:20 ). Men also can be "magnified" (Joshua 4:14; 1 Chronicles 29:25 , etc.). In Romans 11:13 , "magnify mine office," the word (Greek, doxázō ) is changed in the Revised Version (British and American) to "glorify."
These files are public domain and were generously provided by the folks at WordSearch Software.
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Magnify'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/isb/m/magnify.html. 1915.