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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
1 Strong's Number: g5013 Greek: tapeinoo


signifies "to make low, bring low,"

(a) of bringing to the ground, making level, reducing to a plain, as in Luk 3:5;

(b) metaphorically in the Active Voice, to bring to a humble condition, "to abase," 2Cr 11:7, and in the Passive, "to be abased," Phl 4:12; in Mat 23:12; Luk 14:11; 18:14, the AV has "shall be abased," the RV "shall be humbled." It is translated "humble yourselves" in the Middle Voice sense in Jam 4:10; 1Pe 5:6; "humble," in Mat 18:4; 2Cr 12:21 and Phl 2:8.
See HUMBLE, LOW. Cp., tapeinos, "lowly," tapeinosis, "humiliation," and tapeinophrosune, "humility."

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