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(ἐμεγάλυνον), μεγαλυνῶ, -, -, -, ἐμεγαλύνθην
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to glorify, regard highly, praise, exalt; to lengthen, expand
lit., to enlarge, amplify, Mt. 23:5; 2 Cor. 10:15; to manifest in an extraordinary degree, Lk. 1:58; fig., to magnify, exalt, extol, Lk. 1:46; Acts 5:13; Acts 10:46; 19:17; Phil. 1:20*

Greek-English Concordance for μεγαλύνω

Matthew 23:5 They do all their deeds to be seen by others: they make their phylacteries broad and their tassels long (megalynousin | μεγαλύνουσιν | pres act ind 3 pl),
Luke 1:46 And Mary said, “My soul magnifies (megalynei | μεγαλύνει | pres act ind 3 sg) the Lord,
Luke 1:58 And her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had greatly displayed (emegalynen | ἐμεγάλυνεν | imperf act ind 3 sg) his mercy to her, and they rejoiced with her.
Acts 5:13 But of the others no one dared to join them; however, the people held (emegalynen | ἐμεγάλυνεν | imperf act ind 3 sg) them in (emegalynen | ἐμεγάλυνεν | imperf act ind 3 sg) high (emegalynen | ἐμεγάλυνεν | imperf act ind 3 sg) regard (emegalynen | ἐμεγάλυνεν | imperf act ind 3 sg),
Acts 10:46 For they were hearing them speaking with tongues and magnifying (megalynontōn | μεγαλυνόντων | pres act ptcp gen pl masc) God. Then Peter declared,
Acts 19:17 And this became known to all the Jews and Greeks who lived in Ephesus. And fear fell upon them all, and the name of the Lord Jesus was (emegalyneto | ἐμεγαλύνετο | imperf pass ind 3 sg) exalted (emegalyneto | ἐμεγαλύνετο | imperf pass ind 3 sg).
2 Corinthians 10:15 We will not go beyond proper limits by boasting in the labors of others, but we have hope that as your faith continues to grow, our area of activity among you will be greatly enlarged (megalynthēnai | μεγαλυνθῆναι | aor pass inf ),
Philippians 1:20 It is my earnest expectation and hope that I will in no way be put to shame, but that with complete boldness, now as always, Christ will be exalted (megalynthēsetai | μεγαλυνθήσεται | fut pass ind 3 sg) in my body, whether by life or by death.