Longer - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words


[ A-1,Adverb,G2089, eti ]
yet, as yet, still," is translated "longer" in Luke 16:2 (with separate negative); "any longer" in Romans 6:2. See ALSO, EVEN, FURTHER, MORE, MOREOVER, STILL, THENCEFORTH, YET.

[ A-2,Adverb,G3765, ouketi ]
"no more, no longer" (ou, "not," k, euphonic, and No. 1), is rendered "no longer" in the RV of Mark 7:12 (AV, "no more"); John 15:15, RV (AV, "henceforth not"); Romans 14:15, RV (AV, "now ... not"); Galatians 2:20, RV (AV, "yet not"); Galatians 3:25; Galatians 4:7 (AV, "no more"); Philemon 1:16 (AV, "not now"). See HENCEFORTH, MORE, NOW, YET.

[ A-3,Adverb,G3371, meketi ]
also means "no more, no longer," but generally suggests what is a matter of thought or supposition, whereas No. 1 refers to what is a matter of fact. It is rendered "any longer" in Acts 25:24; "no longer," in Mark 2:2, RV, "no longer (room)," AV, "no (room);" 2 Corinthians 5:15, RV (AV, "not hence-forth"); Ephesians 4:14, RV (AV, "no more"); Ephesians 4:17, RV (AV, "henceforth ... not"); 1 Thessalonians 3:1, 1 Thessalonians 3:5; 1 Timothy 5:23; 1 Peter 4:2. See (negatively) HENCEFORTH, HENCEFORWARD, HEREAFTER, NO MORE.

[ A-4,Adverb,G4119, pleion ]
the neuter of pleion, "more," the comparative degree of polu, "much," is rendered "longer" in Acts 20:9, RV (AV "long").

[ B-1,Adjective,G4119, pleion ]
"more," (cp. A, No. 4), is used with chronos, "time," in Acts 18:20, "a longer time," RV (AV, "longer").

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