|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) A holding on, or remaining in a particular state; permanence, as of condition, habits, abode, etc.; perseverance; constancy; duration; stay.
2. (n.) Uninterrupted succession; continuation; constant renewal; perpetuation; propagation.
3. (n.) A holding together; continuity.
4. (n.) The adjournment of the proceedings in a cause from one day, or from one stated term of a court, to another.
5. (n.) The entry of such adjournment and the grounds thereof on the record.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
kon-tin'-u-ans: Not in the Revised Version (British and American); in Psalm 139:16 the King James Version, as an interpretation of Hebrew yamim, "days," treating of God's prevision, where the Revised Version (British and American) has: "They were all written, even the days that were ordained for me," i.e. all my days were in view, before one of them actually existed. In Isaiah 64:5 the King James Version, for `olam, "of long time," the Revised Version (British and American); in Romans 2:7, for hupomone, "patience," the Revised Version (British and American), or still better, "steadlfastness," the Revised Version, margin.
Continuance (8 Occurrences)
Luke 8:15 And that in the good ground: These are they, who in an upright and good heart, having heard the word, do retain 'it', and bear fruit in continuance. (YLT)
Romans 2:7 To them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and honour and immortality, eternal life: (KJV DBY WBS YLT)
Romans 8:25 and if what we do not behold we hope for, through continuance we expect 'it'. (YLT)
Hebrews 7:23 And they have been appointed priests many in number, because death prevents their continuance in office: (WEY)
Deuteronomy 28:59 then Yahweh will make your plagues wonderful, and the plagues of your seed, even great plagues, and of long continuance, and sore sicknesses, and of long continuance. (WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS)
Job 15:29 He is not rich, nor doth his wealth rise, Nor doth he stretch out on earth their continuance. (YLT)
Psalms 139:16 Thine eyes did see my substance, yet being unperfect; and in thy book all my members were written, which in continuance were fashioned, when as yet there was none of them. (KJV WBS)
Isaiah 64:5 Thou meetest him that rejoiceth and worketh righteousness, those that remember thee in thy ways: behold, thou art wroth; for we have sinned: in those is continuance, and we shall be saved. (KJV WBS YLT)