Definition of Stretch forth
1. Verb. Thrust or extend out. "The bee exserted its sting"
Specialized synonyms: Hyperextend
Generic synonyms: Gesticulate, Gesture, Motion
Derivative terms: Extendible, Extensible, Extensor
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Literary usage of Stretch forth
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Englishman's Hebrew and Chaldee Concordance of the Old Testament by George V. Wigram (1866)
"1: 5. when I stretch forth mine hand Nu. 22:2«. where (was) no way to turn Jos. ... stretch forth thine hand 16(1-2). Stretch out thy rod, 9:22. ..."
2. The Hymnal: Revised and Enlarged, as Adopted by the General Convention of by Episcopal Church (1889)
"O Lord, stretch forth Thy mighty hand, And guard and bless our fatherland. ... O Lord, stretch forth Thy mighty hand, And guard and bless our fatherland. ..."
3. The Devils and Evil Spirits of Babylonia: Being Babylonian and Assyrian by Reginald Campbell Thompson (1904)
""He that raiseth an evil . . . , rushing headlong, upheaving the dead, exalting, galloping, never stopping, whose brothers stretch forth (?) feet for evil. ..."