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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To soften; to allay, mitigate, ease, or lessen pain or grief; to appease or pacify, as passion or tumult; to satisfy, as appetite or desire.

2. (v. i.) To abate or subside.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

a-swaj' (the King James Version Asswage):Lit,. "sweeten," "soften down"; then, "mitigate," "abate"; used of "flood," Genesis 8:1 ("subside"); of grief, Job 16:5, 6 ("restrain"); also applied to any strong emotion; not used in the New Testament.

Strong's Hebrew
7918. shakak -- to decrease, abate
... root Definition to decrease, abate NASB Word Usage lessen (1), lying in wait
(1), subsided (3). appease, assuage, make to cease, pacify, set. ...
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2820. chasak -- to withhold, refrain
... 1), withheld (3), withholds (2). assuage, darken, forbear, hinder, hold back,
keep back, punish, refrain,. A primitive root; to restrain ...
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Whether Pain and Sorrow are Assuaged by the Contemplation of Truth ...
... Objection 1: It would seem that the contemplation of truth does not assuage sorrow. ...
Therefore the contemplation of truth does not assuage sorrow. ...
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Whether Pain or Sorrow is Assuaged by Tears?
... Objection 1: It would seem that tears do not assuage sorrow. Because no effect
diminishes its cause. ... Therefore it seems that tears do not assuage sorrow. ...
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Whether Pain and Sorrow are Assuaged by Sleep and Baths?
... Objection 1: It would seem that sleep and baths do not assuage sorrow. ... Therefore
they do not assuage sorrow. On the contrary, Augustine says (Confess. ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether pain and sorrow are 2.htm

Whether Pain or Sorrow is Assuaged by Every Pleasure?
... sorrow. For pleasure does not assuage sorrow, save in so far as it is
contrary to it: for "remedies work by contraries" (Ethic. ...
// theologica/whether pain or sorrow is.htm

Whether the Mode and Order of the Temptation were Becoming?
... But in order to assuage His hunger, He could have done otherwise than work a miracle,
as did John the Baptist, according to Matthew (3:4); or He could have ...
/...// theologica/whether the mode and order.htm

Book ii.
... 1. In the former book I indulged my longing to some extent, lest too sharp remedies
applied to a burning wound might rather increase than assuage the pain. ...
// and letters of st ambrose/book ii.htm

... apprehended from the holy books, that so my deficiency may be supplied by thee and
my hunger satisfied by thy doctrine, and that thou mayest assuage my thirst ...
// select demonstrations/aphrahat.htm

In Death and after Death
... be He, Who liveth and abideth for ever, Whose chains are chains for evermore, and
Whose sentence of death killeth for ever, Whom I cannot assuage with words ...
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... unnumbered thousands of men and women in whom we should never suspect it; among
the wise and thoughtful; among the young and gay, who seldom assuage and never ...
/.../drummond/the greatest thing in the world and other addresses/introductory.htm

The Properties of Sanctifying Grace
... {GREEK SMALL LETTER ALPHA}) The purpose of this dogma is not, as Harnack(1166) thinks,
"partly to assuage and partly to excite the restlessness that still ...
/.../pohle/grace actual and habitual/section 3 the properties of.htm

Assuage (1 Occurrence)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. ASSUAGE. a-swaj' (the King James Version
Asswage):Lit,. ... Multi-Version Concordance Assuage (1 Occurrence). ...
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Ass's (7 Occurrences)

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Qualify (2 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) Hence, to soften; to abate; to diminish; to assuage; to reduce the strength
of, as liquors. 5. (vt) To soothe; to cure; -- said of persons. ...
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Vinegar (11 Occurrences)
... by the Roman soldiers. They gave it to Christ, not in derision, but from
compassion, to assuage his thirst. Proverbs 10:26 shows ...
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Temper (14 Occurrences)
... to prepare by combining; to modify, as by adding some new element; to qualify, as
by an ingredient; hence, to soften; to mollify; to assuage; to soothe; to calm ...
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... 2. (vt) To assuage, as pain or irritation, to appease, as excited feeling or passion;
to pacify; to calm. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. MOLLIFY. ...
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Assuaged (4 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Assuage. Multi-Version Concordance
Assuaged (4 Occurrences). Genesis 8:1 And God remembered ...
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Abate (2 Occurrences)
... a-bat': Used six times in Old Testament for five different Hebrew words, signifying
"to diminish," "reduce," "assuage"; of the Flood (Genesis 8:8); of strength ...
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Soften (1 Occurrence)
... intractable. 4. (vt) To palliate; to represent as less enormous; as, to soften
a fault. 5. (vt) To compose; to mitigate; to assuage. 6 ...
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Solace (2 Occurrences)
... 4. (n.) To allay; to assuage; to soothe; as, to solace grief. 5. (vi) To take comfort;
to be cheered. Multi-Version Concordance Solace (2 Occurrences). ...
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Bible Concordance
Assuage (1 Occurrence)

Job 16:5 But I would strengthen you with my mouth, And the solace of my lips would assuage your grief.



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