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  #4591 מָעַט ma`at {maw-at'}

 a primitive root; TWOT - 1228; v

—Hebrew Word Study (Transliteration-Pronunciation Etymology & Grammar)

 1) to be or become small, be few, be diminished
    1a) (Qal)
        1a1) to diminish
        1a2) to be too small
    1b) (Piel) to become few
    1c) (Hiphil)
        1c1) to make small, make few, diminish
        1c2) to give less

—Brown-Driver-Briggs (Old Testament Hebrew-English Lexicon)

A primitive root; properly to pare off, that is, lessen; intransitively to be (or causatively to make) small or few (or figuratively ineffective):—suffer to decrease, diminish, (be, X borrow a, give, make) few (in number, -ness), gather least (little), be (seem) little, (X give the) less, be minished, bring to nothing.

—Strong's (Hebrew & Chaldee Dictionary of the Old Testament)

  • #4591.
  • מָעַט
  • maat (589b); a prim. root; to be or become small, diminished, or few:—
  • NASB - bring to nothing(1), decrease(2), diminish(2), diminished(2), dwindles(1), few(2), fewness(1), get a few(1), give less(1), had little(1), least(1), little(1), make so small(1), pay less(1), reduce(1), seem insignificant(1), small(1), take less(1).

—NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries

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 AV - diminish 5, few 4, less 4, little 3, fewness 1, least 1,
      minished 1, decrease 1, nothing 1, few in number 1; 22
Psalms 107:38.
Leviticus 25:16. Ezekiel 29:15.
Proverbs 13:11. Isaiah 21:17. Jeremiah 29:6.
Numbers 35:8. 2 Kings 4:3. Ecclesiastes 12:3. Jeremiah 30:19.
Leviticus 25:16.
Numbers 11:32.
Exodus 16:17; 30:15. Numbers 26:54; 33:54.
Exodus 12:4; 16:18. Nehemiah 9:32.
Psalms 107:39.
Jeremiah 10:24.
Leviticus 26:22.
Psalms 107:38.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)

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