Spread - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words


[ 1,,G4766, stronnuo ]
to spread," is so rendered in Matthew 21:8, RV, twice; Mark 11:8, RV, once. See FURNISH.

[ 2,,G5291, hupostronnuo ]
"to spread under" (hupo), of clothes, is used in Luke 19:36.

[ 3,,G1268, dianemo ]
"to distribute," is used in the Passive Voice in Acts 4:17, "spread," lit., "be spread about" (dia). In the Sept., Deuteronomy 29:26, "to assign" or "divide" (concerning the worship of other gods).

[ 4,,G1308, diaphero ]
"to carry about, spread abroad:" See PUBLISH, No. 2; for other meanings of the word See BETTER (be), No. 1.

[ 5,,G1600, ekpetannumi ]
"to spread out" (as a sail), is rendered "did I spread out" in Romans 10:21, RV (AV, "I have stretched forth").


(1) In Mark 1:28; 1 Thessalonians 1:8, AV, exerchomai, "to go out or forth" (RV), is rendered "to spread abroad."

(2) In Mark 6:14, AV, ginomai, "to become," with phaneros, "manifest," is translated "had spread abroad" (RV, "had become known").

(3) In 2 Corinthians 8:18, the RV "is spread" (AV, "is") represents nothing in the original.

(4) For RV, "spread His tabernacle over," Revelation 7:15, See DWELL, No. 9.

(5) For Mark 1:45, See BLAZE ABROAD.

Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words