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Lessen (4 Occurrences)

Exodus 5:8 But see that they make the same number of bricks as before, and no less: for they have no love for work; and so they are crying out and saying, Let us go and make an offering to our God. (See RSV)

Exodus 5:19 Then the responsible men of the children of Israel saw that they were purposing evil when they said, The number of bricks which you have to make every day will be no less than before. (See RSV)

Numbers 17:5 It shall happen, that the rod of the man whom I shall choose shall bud: and I will make to cease from me the murmurings of the children of Israel, which they murmur against you." (See NAS)

Job 16:5 but I would strengthen you with my mouth. The solace of my lips would relieve you. (See NAS)

Lessen (4 Occurrences)
... 1. (v.) To make less; to reduce; to make smaller, or fewer; to diminish; to lower;
to degrade; as, to lessen a kingdom, or a population; to lessen speed, rank ...
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Diminish (22 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To make smaller in any manner; to reduce in
bulk or amount; to lessen; -- opposed to augment or increase. ...
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Degrade (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (vt) To lessen in value or quality; to strip of honors; as, to degrade a nobleman,
or a general officer; to reduce from a higher to a lower rank or degree ...
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Naaman (19 Occurrences)
... His impulsive patriotic preference for the streams of his own land does not lessen
the reader's esteem for him, and the favorable impression is deepened by his ...
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Narrow (21 Occurrences)
... harbor. 10. (vt) To lessen the breadth of; to contract; to draw into a
smaller compass; to reduce the width or extent of. 11. (vt ...
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Less (93 Occurrences)
... beautiful. 4. (n.) A smaller portion or quantity. 5. (n.) The inferior,
younger, or smaller. 6. (vt) To make less; to lessen. 7. (n ...
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Lessened (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Lessen. Multi-Version Concordance
Lessened (2 Occurrences). Exodus 5:11 Go yourselves and ...
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Weaken (5 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To make weak; to lessen the strength of; to deprive of strength; to debilitate;
to enfeeble; to enervate; as, to weaken the body or the mind; to weaken ...
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Injure (16 Occurrences)
... health. (b) To damage or lessen the value of, as goods or estate. (c) To
slander, tarnish, or impair, as reputation or character. ...
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1642. elattoo -- to make less (in rank or influence)
... decrease, make lower. From elasson; to lessen (in rank or influence) -- decrease,
make lower. see GREEK elasson. (elattousthai) -- 1 Occurrence. ...
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v.) To make less; to reduce; to make smaller, or fewer; to diminish; to lower; to degrade; as, to lessen a kingdom, or a population; to lessen speed, rank, fortune.

2. (v. i.) To become less; to shrink; to contract; to decrease; to be diminished; as, the apparent magnitude of objects lessens as we recede from them; his care, or his wealth, lessened.

Strong's Hebrew
4591. maat -- to be or become small, diminished, or few
... A primitive root; properly, to pare off, ie Lessen; intransitively, to be (or
causatively, to make) small or few (or figuratively, ineffective) -- suffer to ...
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2637. chaser -- to lack, need, be lacking, decrease
... A primitive root; to lack; by implication, to fail, want, lessen -- be abated, bereave,
decrease, (cause to) fail, (have) lack, make lower, want. << 2636, 2637. ...
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7918. shakak -- to decrease, abate
... subsided. Word Origin a prim. root Definition to decrease, abate NASB Word
Usage lessen (1), lying in wait (1), subsided (3). appease ...
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1639. gara -- to diminish, restrain, withdraw
... A primitive root; to scrape off; by implication, to shave, remove, lessen, withhold --
abate, clip, (di-)minish, do (take) away, keep back, restrain, make small ...
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2820. chasak -- to withhold, refrain
... NASB Word Usage hold them back (1), hold back (2), keep back (1), keeps back (1),
kept (1), kept their in check (1), kept back (1), lessen (1), lessened (1 ...
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