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Lexicon :: Strong's H4591 - ma`at

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מָעַט
Transliteration
ma`at
Pronunciation
mä·at' (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 1228

Strong’s Definitions

מָעַט mâʻaṭ, maw-at'; a primitive root; properly, to pare off, i.e. lessen; intransitively, to be (or causatively, to make) small or few (or figuratively, ineffective):—suffer to decrease, diminish, (be, × borrow a, give, make) few (in number, -ness), gather least (little), be (seem) little, (× give the) less, be minished, bring to nothing.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x

The KJV translates Strong's H4591 in the following manner: diminish (5x), few (4x), less (4x), little (3x), fewness (1x), least (1x), minished (1x), decrease (1x), nothing (1x), few in number (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x
The KJV translates Strong's H4591 in the following manner: diminish (5x), few (4x), less (4x), little (3x), fewness (1x), least (1x), minished (1x), decrease (1x), nothing (1x), few in number (1x).
  1. to be or become small, be few, be diminished

    1. (Qal)

      1. to diminish

      2. to be too small

    2. (Piel) to become few

    3. (Hiphil)

      1. to make small, make few, diminish

      2. to give less

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מָעַט mâʻaṭ, maw-at'; a primitive root; properly, to pare off, i.e. lessen; intransitively, to be (or causatively, to make) small or few (or figuratively, ineffective):—suffer to decrease, diminish, (be, × borrow a, give, make) few (in number, -ness), gather least (little), be (seem) little, (× give the) less, be minished, bring to nothing.

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4591 matches the Hebrew מָעַט (ma`at),
which occurs 23 times in 21 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:4 - ‘And if the household is too small for the lamb, let him and his neighbor next to his house take it according to the number of the persons; according to each man’s need you shall make your count for the lamb.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:17 - Then the children of Israel did so and gathered, some more, some less.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:18 - So when they measured it by omers, he who gathered much had nothing left over, and he who gathered little had no lack. Every man had gathered according to each one’s need.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:15 - “The rich shall not give more and the poor shall not give less than half a shekel, when you give an offering to the LORD, to make atonement for yourselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:16 - ‘According to the multitude of years you shall increase its price, and according to the fewer number of years you shall diminish its price; for he sells to you according to the number of the years of the crops.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:22 - I will also send wild beasts among you, which shall rob you of your children, destroy your livestock, and make you few in number;
and your highways shall be desolate.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:32 - And the people stayed up all that day, all night, and all the next day, and gathered the quail (he who gathered least gathered ten homers); and they spread them out for themselves all around the camp.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 26:54 - “To a large tribe you shall give a larger inheritance, and to a small tribe you shall give a smaller inheritance. Each shall be given its inheritance according to those who were numbered of them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:54 - ‘And you shall divide the land by lot as an inheritance among your families; to the larger you shall give a larger inheritance, and to the smaller you shall give a smaller inheritance; there everyone’s inheritance shall be whatever falls to him by lot. You shall inherit according to the tribes of your fathers.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:8 - “And the cities which you will give shall be from the possession of the children of Israel; from the larger tribe you shall give many, from the smaller you shall give few. Each shall give some of its cities to the Levites, in proportion to the inheritance that each receives.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:3 - Then he said, “Go, borrow vessels from everywhere, from all your neighbors—empty vessels; do not gather just a few.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:32 - “Now therefore, our God,
The great, the mighty, and awesome God,
Who keeps covenant and mercy:
Do not let all the trouble seem small before You
That has come upon us,
Our kings and our princes,
Our priests and our prophets,
Our fathers and on all Your people,
From the days of the kings of Assyria until this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:38 - He also blesses them, and they multiply greatly;
And He does not let their cattle decrease.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:39 - When they are diminished and brought low
Through oppression, affliction, and sorrow,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:11 - Wealth gained by dishonesty will be diminished,
But he who gathers by labor will increase.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 12:3 - In the day when the keepers of the house tremble,
And the strong men bow down;
When the grinders cease because they are few,
And those that look through the windows grow dim;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 21:17 - “and the remainder of the number of archers, the mighty men of the people of Kedar, will be diminished; for the LORD God of Israel has spoken it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:24 - O LORD, correct me, but with justice;
Not in Your anger, lest You bring me to nothing.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 29:6 - Take wives and beget sons and daughters; and take wives for your sons and give your daughters to husbands, so that they may bear sons and daughters—that you may be increased there, and not diminished.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 30:19 - Then out of them shall proceed thanksgiving
And the voice of those who make merry;
I will multiply them, and they shall not diminish;
I will also glorify them, and they shall not be small.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 29:15 - “It shall be the lowliest of kingdoms; it shall never again exalt itself above the nations, for I will diminish them so that they will not rule over the nations anymore.
 
 
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