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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
Dictionary Aids

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 30 times in 21 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:4 - ‘Now if the household is too small H4591 for a [fn]lamb, then he and his neighbor nearest to his house are to take one according to the [fn]number of persons in them; according to [fn]what each man should eat, you are to [fn]divide the lamb.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:17 - The sons of Israel did so, and some gathered much and some little. H4591
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:18 - When they measured it with an omer, he who had gathered much had no excess, and he who had H4591 gathered little H4591 had no lack; every man gathered [fn]as much as he should eat.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:15 - “The rich shall not pay more and the poor shall not pay H4591 less H4591 than the half shekel, when you give the [fn]contribution to the LORD to make atonement for [fn]yourselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:16 - ‘In proportion to the [fn]extent of the years you shall increase its price, and in proportion to the fewness H4591 of the years you shall diminish H4591 its price, for it is a number of crops he is selling to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:22 - ‘I will let loose among you the beasts of the field, which will bereave you of your children and destroy your cattle and reduce H4591 your number so that your roads lie deserted.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:32 - The people [fn]spent all day and all night and all the next day, and gathered the quail (he who gathered least H4591 gathered ten [fn]homers) and they spread them out for themselves all around the camp.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 26:54 - “To the larger group you shall increase their inheritance, and to the smaller group you shall diminish H4591 their inheritance; each shall be given their inheritance according to those who were numbered of them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:54 - ‘You shall inherit the land by lot according to your families; to the larger you shall give more inheritance, and to the smaller you shall give H4591 less H4591 inheritance. Wherever the lot falls to anyone, that shall be his. You shall inherit according to the tribes of your fathers.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:8 - “As for the cities which you shall give from the possession of the sons of Israel, you shall take more from the larger and you shall take H4591 less H4591 from the smaller; each shall give some of his cities to the Levites in proportion to his possession which he inherits.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:3 - Then he said, “Go, borrow vessels at large for yourself from all your neighbors, even empty vessels; do not get H4591 a few. H4591
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:32 - “Now therefore, our God, the great, the mighty, and the awesome God, who keeps covenant and lovingkindness,
Do not let all the hardship seem H4591 insignificant H4591 before You,
Which has come upon us, our kings, our princes, our priests, our prophets, our fathers and on all Your people,
From the days of the kings of Assyria to this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:38 - Also He blesses them and they multiply greatly,
And He does not let their cattle decrease. H4591
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:39 - When they are diminished H4591 and bowed down
Through oppression, misery and sorrow,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:11 - Wealth obtained by [fn]fraud dwindles, H4591
But the one who gathers [fn]by labor increases it.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 12:3 - in the day that the watchmen of the house tremble, and mighty men stoop, the grinding ones stand idle because they are few, H4591 and those who look through [fn]windows grow dim;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 21:17 - and the remainder of the number of bowmen, the mighty men of the sons of Kedar, will be few; H4591 for the LORD God of Israel has spoken.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:24 - Correct me, O LORD, but with justice;
Not with Your anger, or You will [fn]bring H4591 me to nothing. H4591
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 29:6 - ‘Take wives and [fn]become the fathers of sons and daughters, and take wives for your sons and give your daughters to husbands, that they may bear sons and daughters; and multiply there and do not decrease. H4591
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 30:19 - ‘From them will proceed thanksgiving
And the voice of those who [fn]celebrate;
And I will multiply them and they will not be diminished; H4591
I will also honor them and they will not be insignificant.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 29:15 - “It will be the lowest of the kingdoms, and it will never again lift itself up above the nations. And I will make H4591 them so small H4591 that they will not rule over the nations.
 
 
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