Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (conj.) Unless.
2. (a.) Smaller; not so large or great; not so much; shorter; inferior; as, a less quantity or number; a horse of less size or value; in less time than before.
3. (adv.) Not so much; in a smaller or lower degree; as, less bright or loud; less beautiful.
4. (n.) A smaller portion or quantity.
5. (n.) The inferior, younger, or smaller.
6. (v. t.) To make less; to lessen.
Greek1640. elasson -- smaller, less
... smaller, less. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: elasson or elatton Phonetic
Spelling: (el-as'-sone) Short Definition: less, smaller, inferior ...
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253. alupoteros -- having less grief
1641. elattoneo -- to be less
1647. elachistoteros -- less than the least.
2269b. hesson -- inferior, less
1642. elattoo -- to make less (in rank or influence)
2276. hetton -- less, worse.
3386. meti ge -- let alone, much less, much more
5518. choinix -- a choenix (a dry measure of less than a quart)
3404. miseo -- to hate
Strong's Hebrew637. aph -- also, yea
... conjunction Definition also, yea NASB Word Usage all (1), also (42), even (10),
furthermore (2), how (9), how much (1), how much less (7), how much more (4 ...
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4591. maat -- to be or become small, diminished, or few
4295. mattah -- downwards
657. ephes -- a ceasing
3808. lo -- not
518. im -- if
7457. raeb -- hungry
7458. raab -- famine, hunger
1115. bilti -- not, except
2181. zanah -- to commit fornication, be a harlot
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ThesaurusLess (93 Occurrences)
... 2. (a.) Smaller; not so large or great; not so much; shorter; inferior; as, a less
quantity or number; a horse of less size or value; in less time than before. ...
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Soften (1 Occurrence)
Slacken (1 Occurrence)
Relax (5 Occurrences)
Relent (15 Occurrences)
Conditions (11 Occurrences)
Brethren (528 Occurrences)
Lighten (19 Occurrences)
Godhead (5 Occurrences)
Decrease (4 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceLess (93 Occurrences)
Matthew 13:32 which indeed is less than all seeds; but when it is grown, it is greater than the herbs, and becometh a tree, so that the birds of the heaven come and lodge in the branches thereof.
Mark 4:31 It's like a grain of mustard seed, which, when it is sown in the earth, though it is less than all the seeds that are on the earth,
Mark 12:33 and To love Him with all one's heart, with all one's understanding, and with all one's strength, and to love one's fellow man no less than oneself, is far better than all our whole burnt-offerings and sacrifices."
Mark 15:40 There were also women watching from afar, among whom were both Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James the less and of Joses, and Salome;
Luke 13:16 And this woman, daughter of Abraham as she is, whom Satan had bound for no less than eighteen years, was she not to be loosed from this chain because it is the Sabbath day?"
John 3:30 He must grow greater, but I must grow less.
John 11:18 Bethany was near Jerusalem, the distance being a little less than two miles;
Acts 27:38 And when they had had enough food, they made the weight of the ship less, turning the grain out into the sea.
Romans 9:12 it was said to her, The greater shall serve the less:
Romans 9:21 Or has not the potter rightful power over the clay to make out of the same lump one vessel for more honourable and another for less honourable uses?
Romans 15:15 Nevertheless, brethren, I have written the more boldly unto you in some sort, as putting you in mind, because of the grace that is given to me of God,
1 Corinthians 6:9 Have you not knowledge that evil-doers will have no part in the kingdom of God? Have no false ideas about this: no one who goes after the desires of the flesh, or gives worship to images, or is untrue when married, or is less than a man, or makes a wrong use of men,
1 Corinthians 12:15 Were the foot to say, "Because I am not a hand I am not a part of the body," that would not make it any the less a part of the body.
1 Corinthians 12:16 Or were the ear to say, "Because I am not an eye, I am not a part of the body," that would not make it any the less a part of the body.
1 Corinthians 12:23 Those parts of the body which we think to be less honorable, on those we bestow more abundant honor; and our unpresentable parts have more abundant propriety;
2 Corinthians 11:5 For in my opinion, I am in no way less than the most important of the Apostles.
2 Corinthians 11:24 Five times from the Jews I received forty stripes minus one.
2 Corinthians 12:11 I have been forced by you to become foolish, though it was right for my praise to have come from you: for in no way was I less than the chief of the Apostles, though I am nothing.
2 Corinthians 12:13 For what is there in which you were made inferior to the rest of the assemblies, unless it is that I myself was not a burden to you? Forgive me this wrong.
2 Corinthians 12:15 I will most gladly spend and be spent for your souls. If I love you more abundantly, am I loved the less?
2 Corinthians 12:16 But be it so, I did not burden you: nevertheless, being crafty, I caught you with guile.
Galatians 2:8 (Because he who was working in Peter as the Apostle of the circumcision was working no less in me among the Gentiles);
Ephesians 3:8 Unto me, who am less than the least of all saints, is this grace given, that I should preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ;
Philippians 2:28 I have sent him therefore the more diligently, that, when you see him again, you may rejoice, and that I may be the less sorrowful.
1 Timothy 5:9 Let a widow be put upon the list, being of not less than sixty years, having been wife of one man,
1 Timothy 6:2 Those who have believing masters, let them not despise them, because they are brothers, but rather let them serve them, because those who partake of the benefit are believing and beloved. Teach and exhort these things.
Hebrews 2:7 Thou didst make him some little less than messengers, with glory and honour Thou didst crown him, and didst set him over the works of Thy hands,
Hebrews 2:9 and him who was made some little less than messengers we see -- Jesus -- because of the suffering of the death, with glory and honour having been crowned, that by the grace of God for every one he might taste of death.
Hebrews 7:7 But without any dispute the lesser is blessed by the greater.
Hebrews 12:25 Be careful not to refuse to listen to Him who is speaking to you. For if they of old did not escape unpunished when they refused to listen to him who spoke on earth, much less shall we escape who turn a deaf ear to Him who now speaks from Heaven.
Genesis 18:28 If by chance there are five less than fifty upright men, will you give up all the town to destruction because of these five? And he said, I will not give it to destruction if there are forty-five.
Genesis 28:17 And fear came on him, and he said, This is a holy place; this is nothing less than the house of God and the doorway of heaven.
Genesis 32:10 I am less than nothing in comparison with all your mercies and your faith to me your servant; for with only my stick in my hand I went across Jordan, and now I have become two armies.
Genesis 32:11 Deliver me, I pray Thee, from the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esau: for I am fearing him, less he come and have smitten me -- mother beside sons;
Genesis 47:9 And Jacob said, The years of my wanderings have been a hundred and thirty; small in number and full of sorrow have been the years of my life, and less than the years of the wanderings of my fathers.
Exodus 1:11 So they put overseers of forced work over them, in order to make their strength less by the weight of their work. And they made store-towns for Pharaoh, Pithom and Raamses.
Exodus 5:8 But see that they make the same number of bricks as before, and no less: for they have no love for work; and so they are crying out and saying, Let us go and make an offering to our God.
Exodus 5:11 Go yourselves and get dry stems wherever you are able; for your work is not to be any less.
Exodus 5:19 Then the responsible men of the children of Israel saw that they were purposing evil when they said, The number of bricks which you have to make every day will be no less than before.
Exodus 16:17 The children of Israel did so, and gathered some more, some less.
Exodus 18:22 And let them be judges in the causes of the people at all times: and let them put before you all important questions, but in small things let them give decisions themselves: in this way, it will be less hard for you, and they will take the weight off you.
Exodus 21:10 And if he takes another woman, her food and clothing and her married rights are not to be less.
Exodus 30:15 The rich shall not give more, and the poor shall not give less, than the half shekel, when they give the offering of Yahweh, to make atonement for your souls.
Leviticus 13:6 And the priest is to see him again on the seventh day; and if the mark is less bright and is not increased on his skin, then let the priest say that he is clean: it is only a skin-mark, and after his clothing has been washed he will be clean.
Leviticus 13:28 And if the bright place keeps the same size and gets no greater on the skin, but is less bright, it is the effect of the burn, and the priest will say that he is clean: it is the mark of the burn.
Leviticus 13:56 And if the priest sees that the mark is less bright after the washing, then let him have it cut out of the clothing or the leather or from the threads of the material:
Leviticus 22:23 An ox or a lamb which has more or less than its natural parts, may be given as a free offering; but it will not be taken in payment of an oath.
Leviticus 25:16 If the number of years is great, the price will be increased, and if the number of years is small, the price will be less, for it is the produce of a certain number of years which the man is giving you.
Numbers 11:32 And all that day and all night and the day after, the people were taking up the birds; the smallest amount which anyone got was ten homers: and they put them out all round the tents.
Numbers 22:18 Balaam answered the servants of Balak, "If Balak would give me his house full of silver and gold, I can't go beyond the word of Yahweh my God, to do less or more.
Numbers 26:54 To the more you shall give the more inheritance, and to the fewer you shall give the less inheritance: to everyone according to those who were numbered of him shall his inheritance be given.
Numbers 26:56 As it is ordered by the decision of the Lord, let distribution be made between those who are more in number and those who are less.
Numbers 33:54 You shall inherit the land by lot according to your families; to the more you shall give the more inheritance, and to the fewer you shall give the less inheritance: wherever the lot falls to any man, that shall be his. You shall inherit according to the tribes of your fathers.
Numbers 35:8 Concerning the cities which you shall give of the possession of the children of Israel, from the many you shall take many; and from the few you shall take few: everyone according to his inheritance which he inherits shall give of his cities to the Levites."
Deuteronomy 31:27 For I have knowledge of your hard and uncontrolled hearts: even now, while I am still living, you will not be ruled by the Lord; how much less after my death?
Judges 7:14 His fellow answered, "This is nothing else save the sword of Gideon the son of Joash, a man of Israel. God has delivered Midian into his hand, with all the army."
1 Samuel 22:15 Have I today begun to inquire of God for him? Be it far from me! Don't let the king impute anything to his servant, nor to all the house of my father; for your servant knows nothing of all this, less or more."
1 Samuel 25:36 Abigail came to Nabal; and behold, he held a feast in his house, like the feast of a king. Nabal's heart was merry within him, for he was very drunken. Therefore she told him nothing, less or more, until the morning light.
1 Kings 8:27 But will God in very deed dwell on the earth? Behold, heaven and the heaven of heavens can't contain you; how much less this house that I have built!
1 Kings 12:4 Your father put a hard yoke on us: if you will make the conditions under which your father kept us down less cruel, and the weight of the yoke he put on us less hard, then we will be your servants.
1 Kings 12:9 And said to them, What is your opinion? What answer are we to give to this people who have said to me, Make less the weight of the yoke which your father put on us?
1 Kings 12:10 And the young men of his generation said to him, This is the answer to give to the people who came to you saying, Your father put a hard yoke on us; will you make it less? say to them, My little finger is thicker than my father's body;
1 Chronicles 27:23 But David didn't take the number of them from twenty years old and under, because Yahweh had said he would increase Israel like the stars of the sky.
2 Chronicles 6:18 But will God indeed dwell with men on the earth? Behold, heaven and the heaven of heavens can't contain you; how much less this house which I have built!
2 Chronicles 10:4 Your father put a hard yoke on us: if you will make the conditions under which your father kept us down less cruel, and the weight of the yoke he put on us less hard, then we will be your servants.
2 Chronicles 10:9 And he said to them, What is your opinion? What answer are we to give to this people who have said to me, Make less the weight of the yoke which your father put on us?
2 Chronicles 10:10 And the young men of his generation said to him, This is the answer to give to the people who came to you saying, Your father put a hard yoke on us, but will you make it less; say to them, My little finger is thicker than my father's body;
2 Chronicles 32:15 Now therefore don't let Hezekiah deceive you, nor persuade you after this manner, neither believe you him; for no god of any nation or kingdom was able to deliver his people out of my hand, and out of the hand of my fathers: how much less shall your God deliver you out of my hand?
Ezra 9:13 After all that is come on us for our evil deeds, and for our great guilt, seeing that you our God have punished us less than our iniquities deserve, and have given us such a remnant,
Esther 7:10 So Haman was put to death by hanging him on the pillar he had made for Mordecai. Then the king's wrath became less.
Job 4:19 How much less in them that dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, which are crushed before the moth?
Job 9:14 How much less shall I answer him, And choose my words to argue with him?
Job 11:6 that he would show you the secrets of wisdom! For true wisdom has two sides. Know therefore that God exacts of you less than your iniquity deserves.
Job 15:4 Truly, you make the fear of God without effect, so that the time of quiet worship before God is made less by your outcry.
Job 15:16 how much less one who is abominable and corrupt, a man who drinks iniquity like water!
Job 16:6 If I say what is in my mind, my pain becomes no less: and if I keep quiet, how much of it goes from me?
Job 25:6 How much less man, who is a worm, the son of man, who is a worm!"
Job 34:19 How much less to him that accepteth not the persons of princes, nor regardeth the rich more than the poor? for they all are the work of his hands.
Job 35:14 How much less when you say you don't see him. The cause is before him, and you wait for him!
Psalms 8:5 For you have made him a little lower than God, and crowned him with glory and honor.
Psalms 62:9 Truly men of low birth are nothing, and men of high position are not what they seem; if they are put in the scales together they are less than a breath.
Psalms 107:38 He blesses them also, so that they are multiplied greatly. He doesn't allow their livestock to decrease.
Proverbs 13:11 Wealth quickly got will become less; but he who gets a store by the work of his hands will have it increased.
Proverbs 17:7 Arrogant speech isn't fitting for a fool, much less do lying lips fit a prince.
Proverbs 19:10 Delicate living is not appropriate for a fool, much less for a servant to have rule over princes.
Isaiah 14:15 none the less art thou brought down to Sheol, to the recesses of the pit.
Isaiah 40:17 All the nations are like nothing before him. They are regarded by him as less than nothing, and vanity.
Isaiah 41:24 Behold, ye are less than nothing, and your work is of nought; an abomination is he that chooseth you. ...
Jeremiah 3:11 And the Lord said to me, Israel in her turning away is seen to be more upright than false Judah.
Jeremiah 30:19 And from them will go out praise and the sound of laughing: and I will make them great in number, and they will not become less; and I will give them glory, and they will not be small.
Ezekiel 15:5 Behold, when it was whole, it was meet for no work: how much less, when the fire has devoured it, and it is burned, shall it yet be meet for any work!
Daniel 1:10 And the captain of the unsexed servants said to Daniel, I am in fear of my lord the king, who has given orders about your food and your drink; what if he sees you looking less happy than the other young men of your generation? then you would have put my head in danger from the king.
Jonah 1:5 Then the sailors were full of fear, every man crying to his god; and the goods in the ship were dropped out into the sea to make the weight less. But Jonah had gone down into the inmost part of the ship where he was stretched out in a deep sleep.
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