stretch forth

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stretch forth (from something)

to extend out or forth from something. A path stretched forth from the cabin, leading deep into the woods. Outside the cabin door, a path stretched forth.
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remains today the typical ensign of the Christian's hope; concerning Africa's future glory prophecy says `Ethiopia shall soon stretch forth her hand to God.
By locating her plot in present-day Ethiopia, Hopkins could thus utilize the appeal of an un-colonized Christian (Coptic) kingdom with an ancient history and a distinguished military record and also tap into "Ethiopianism," an ideology which used Psalms 68:31 as its foundational document: "Princes shall come out of Egypt, [and] Ethiopia shall soon stretch forth her hands to God.
Make a quality decision to change your eating habits, knowing that your desires are well within your reach if you are willing to stretch forth your hands to receive them.
She can stretch forth in all of her splendor, free of crippling civil rights and liberties.
Biblical prophecy promised that day would come: "Hear what the great Architect of the universal world saith: Aethiopia shall stretch forth her hands unto me" (10).
Stretch forth thy wings and fly', and with that he hurled the bird up.
Part One introduces the central themes of the book and sets them in dialogue with the master narrative of America as the Promised Land, as is evident by the chapter titles: "African-Americans, Exodus, and the American Israel";" 'Ethiopia Shall Soon Stretch Forth Her Hands': Black Destiny in Nineteenth-Century America"; and" 'How Far the Promised Land': Black Religion and Black Protest.