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Bible Usage:

  • up used 2,380 times.


  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

UP, adverb

1. Aloft; on high

But up or down -

2. Out of bed. He is not up

3. Having risen from a seat.

Sir Roger was up

4. From a state of concealment or discumbiture.

5. In a state of being built.

UP with my tent.

6. Above the horizon. The sun is up

7. To a state of excitement. He was wrought up to a rage.

8. To a state of advance or proficiency.

- Till we have wrought ourselves up to this degree of christian indifference.

9. In a state of elevation or exaltation.

Those that were up kept others low.

10. In a state of climbing or ascending. We went up to the city or town.

11. In a state of insurrection.

The gentle archbishop of York is up

My soul is up in arms.

12. In a state of being increased or raised. The river is up; the flood is up

13. In a state of approaching; as up comes a fox.

14. In order. He drew up his regiment.

15. From younger to elder years; as from his youth up

1. up and down, from one place to another; here and there.

2. From one state or position to another; backwards and forwards.

1. up to, to an equal highth with; as up to the chin in water.

2. To a degree or point adequate. Live up to the principles professed.

UP with, raise; life; as, up with the fist; up with the timber.

UP is much used to modify the actions expressed by verbs. It is very often useful and necessary; very often useless.

To bear up to sustain.

To go up to ascend.

To lift up to raise.

To get up to rise from bed or a seat.

To bind up to bind together.

To blow up to inflate; to distend; to inflame.

To grow up to grow to maturity.

UP stream, from the mouth towards the head of a stream; against the stream; hence up is in a direction towards the head of a stream or river; as up the country.

UP sound, in the direction from the sea; opposed to down sound, that is, in the direction of the ebb tide.

UP is used elliptically for get up expressing a command or exhortation.

UP, let us be going. Judges 19:5.

UP, preposition From a lower to a higher place. Go up the hill.