|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (v.) To extend in space or length; as, to prolong life.
2. (v.) To lengthen in time; to extend the duration of; to draw out; to continue; as, to prolong one's days.
3. (v.) To put off to a distant time; to postpone.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
pro-long' ('arakh, mashakh): "Prolong," "prolonged" are the translations of 'arakh, "to stretch," "to make long" (Deuteronomy 4:26, and frequently, "prolong days"; Deuteronomy 4:40, etc.; Job 6:11 the King James Version; Proverbs 28:16 Ecclesiastes 7:15; Ecclesiastes 8:13 Isaiah 53:10); of mashakh, "to draw out" (Isaiah 13:22 Ezekiel 12:25, 28 the King James Version); of yacaph, "to add," "to increase" (Psalm 61:6 Proverbs 10:27); of naTah, "to stretch out," "to incline to" (Job 15:29, "neither shall he prolong the perfection thereof upon the earth," the American Standard Revised Version "neither shall their possessions be extended on the earth," margin "their produce bend to the earth"; the English Revised Version reverses text and margin); of 'arekhah (Aramaic) (Daniel 7:12, "Yet their lives were prolonged," the King James Version margin "A prolonging in life was given them"). "Prolong" occurs in Ecclesiasticus 29:5, "prolong the time" (parelkuo); 38:14, "prolong life," the Revised Version (British and American) "maintenance of life" (embiosis); 30:22, "prolongeth his days," the Revised Version (British and American) "length of days" (makroemereusis); 37:31, the Revised Version (British and American) "shall prolong" (prostithemi).
W. L. Walker
Prolong (20 Occurrences)
Deuteronomy 4:26 I call heaven and earth to witness against you this day, that you shall soon utterly perish from off the land whereunto you go over the Jordan to possess it; you shall not prolong your days on it, but shall utterly be destroyed. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)
Deuteronomy 4:40 You shall keep his statutes, and his commandments, which I command you this day, that it may go well with you, and with your children after you, and that you may prolong your days in the land, which Yahweh your God gives you, forever. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)
Deuteronomy 5:33 You shall walk in all the way which Yahweh your God has commanded you, that you may live, and that it may be well with you, and that you may prolong your days in the land which you shall possess. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)
Deuteronomy 11:9 and that you may prolong your days in the land, which Yahweh swore to your fathers to give to them and to their seed, a land flowing with milk and honey. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS)
Deuteronomy 17:20 that his heart not be lifted up above his brothers, and that he not turn aside from the commandment, to the right hand, or to the left: to the end that he may prolong his days in his kingdom, he and his children, in the midst of Israel. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)
Deuteronomy 22:7 you shall surely let the hen go, but the young you may take to yourself; that it may be well with you, and that you may prolong your days. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS)
Deuteronomy 25:15 A perfect and just weight shalt thou have; a perfect and just ephah shalt thou have; that thy days may be prolonged in the land that Jehovah thy God giveth thee. (Root in DBY YLT NAS RSV)
Deuteronomy 30:18 I denounce to you this day, that you shall surely perish; you shall not prolong your days in the land, where you pass over the Jordan to go in to possess it. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS)
Deuteronomy 32:47 For it is no vain thing for you; because it is your life, and through this thing you shall prolong your days in the land, where you go over the Jordan to possess it." (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS)
1 Kings 3:14 And if thou wilt walk in my ways, to keep my statutes and my commandments, as thy father David did walk, then I will prolong thy days. (DBY YLT NAS)
Job 6:11 What is my strength, that I should hope? and what is mine end, that I should prolong my life? (KJV WBS YLT)
Job 15:29 He shall not be rich, neither shall his substance continue, neither shall he prolong the perfection thereof upon the earth. (KJV WBS)
Psalms 61:6 You will prolong the king's life; his years shall be for generations. (WEB KJV ASV WBS NAS RSV)
Psalms 85:5 Will you be angry with us forever? Will you draw out your anger to all generations? (See NAS RSV NIV)
Proverbs 28:16 The prince that wanteth understanding is also a great oppressor: but he that hateth covetousness shall prolong his days. (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Ecclesiastes 8:12 Though a sinner do evil an hundred times, and his days be prolonged, yet surely I know that it shall be well with them that fear God, which fear before him: (Root in KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)
Ecclesiastes 8:13 But it shall not be well with the wicked, neither shall he prolong his days, which are as a shadow; because he feareth not before God. (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)
Isaiah 53:10 Yet it pleased Yahweh to bruise him. He has caused him to suffer. When you make his soul an offering for sin, he shall see his seed. He shall prolong his days, and the pleasure of Yahweh shall prosper in his hand. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Isaiah 57:4 Against whom do ye sport yourselves? Against whom enlarge ye the mouth? Prolong ye the tongue? Are not ye children of transgression? a false seed? (YLT)
Lamentations 4:22 The punishment of your iniquity is accomplished, daughter of Zion; he will no more carry you away into captivity: He will visit your iniquity, daughter of Edom; he will uncover your sins. (See NIV)