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Lexicon :: Strong's H4591 - ma`at

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 be too little H4591 for the lamb, let him and his neighbour next unto his house take it according to the number of the souls; every man according to his eating shall make your count for the lamb.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:17 - And the children of Israel did so, and gathered, some more, some less. H4591
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:18 - And when they did mete it with an omer, he that gathered much had nothing over, and he that gathered little H4591 had no lack; they gathered every man according to his eating.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:15 - The rich shall not give more, and the poor shall not give less H4591 than half a shekel, when they give an offering unto the LORD, to make an atonement for your souls.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:16 - According to the multitude of years thou shalt increase the price thereof, and according to the fewness H4591 of years thou shalt diminish H4591 the price of it: for according to the number of the years of the fruits doth he sell unto thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:22 - I will also send wild beasts among you, which shall rob you of your children, and destroy your cattle, and make you few in number; H4591 and your high ways shall be desolate.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:32 - And the people stood up all that day, and all that night, and all the next day, and they gathered the quails: he that gathered least H4591 gathered ten homers: and they spread them all abroad for themselves round about the camp.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 26:54 - To many thou shalt give the more inheritance, and to few thou shalt give the less H4591 inheritance: to every one shall his inheritance be given according to those that were numbered of him.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:54 - And ye shall divide the land by lot for an inheritance among your families: and to the more ye shall give the more inheritance, and to the fewer ye shall give the less H4591 inheritance: every man's inheritance shall be in the place where his lot falleth; according to the tribes of your fathers ye shall inherit.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:8 - And the cities which ye shall give shall be of the possession of the children of Israel: from them that have many ye shall give many; but from them that have few ye shall give few: H4591 every one shall give of his cities unto the Levites according to his inheritance which he inheriteth.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:3 - Then he said, Go, borrow thee vessels abroad of all thy neighbours, even empty vessels; borrow not a few. H4591
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:32 - Now therefore, our God, the great, the mighty, and the terrible God, who keepest covenant and mercy, let not all the trouble seem little H4591 before thee, that hath come upon us, on our kings, on our princes, and on our priests, and on our prophets, and on our fathers, and on all thy people, since the time of the kings of Assyria unto this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:38 - He blesseth them also, so that they are multiplied greatly; and suffereth H4591 not their cattle to decrease. H4591
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:39 - Again, they are minished H4591 and brought low through oppression, affliction, and sorrow.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:11 - Wealth gotten by vanity shall be diminished: H4591 but he that gathereth by labour shall increase.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 12:3 - In the day when the keepers of the house shall tremble, and the strong men shall bow themselves, and the grinders cease because they are few, H4591 and those that look out of the windows be darkened,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 21:17 - And the residue of the number of archers, the mighty men of the children of Kedar, shall be diminished: H4591 for the LORD God of Israel hath spoken it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:24 - O LORD, correct me, but with judgment; not in thine anger, lest thou bring me to nothing. H4591
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 29:6 - Take ye wives, and beget sons and daughters; and take wives for your sons, and give your daughters to husbands, that they may bear sons and daughters; that ye may be increased there, and not diminished. H4591
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 30:19 - And out of them shall proceed thanksgiving and the voice of them that make merry: and I will multiply them, and they shall not be few; H4591 I will also glorify them, and they shall not be small.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 29:15 - It shall be the basest of the kingdoms; neither shall it exalt itself any more above the nations: for I will diminish H4591 them, that they shall no more rule over the nations.

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