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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To conceal.

2. (v. i.) To incline, deviate, or bend, from a vertical position; to be in a position thus inclining or deviating; as, she leaned out at the window; a leaning column.

3. (v. i.) To incline in opinion or desire; to conform in conduct; -- with to, toward, etc.

4. (v. i.) To rest or rely, for support, comfort, and the like; -- with on, upon, or against.

5. (v. i.) To cause to lean; to incline; to support or rest.

6. (v. i.) Wanting flesh; destitute of or deficient in fat; not plump; meager; thin; lank; as, a lean body; a lean cattle.

7. (v. i.) Wanting fullness, richness, sufficiency, or productiveness; deficient in quality or contents; slender; scant; barren; bare; mean; -- used literally and figuratively; as, the lean harvest; a lean purse; a lean discourse; lean wages.

8. (v. i.) of a character which prevents the compositor from earning the usual wages; -- opposed to fat; as, lean copy, matter, or type.

9. (n.) That part of flesh which consist principally of muscle without the fat.

10. (n.) Unremunerated copy or work.

Greek
1340. diischurizomai -- to lean upon, affirm confidently
... to lean upon, affirm confidently. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: diischurizomai
Phonetic Spelling: (dee-is-khoo-rid'-zom-ahee) Short Definition: I assert ...
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4346a. prosklino -- to cause to lean against
... 4346, 4346a. prosklino. 4346b . to cause to lean against. Transliteration:
prosklino Short Definition: joined. Word Origin from ...
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4346. prosklisis -- to cause to lean against
... to cause to lean against. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: prosklisis
Phonetic Spelling: (pros'-klis-is) Short Definition: partiality Definition ...
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377. anapipto -- to fall back
... lean, sit down. From ana and pipto; to fall back, ie Lie down, lean back -- lean,
sit down (to meat). see GREEK ana. see GREEK pipto. (anapese) -- 2 Occurrences ...
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345. anakeimai -- to be laid up, to recline
... lean or recline at the table. From ana and keimai; to recline (as a corpse or at
a meal) -- guest, lean, lie, sit (down, at meat), at the table. see GREEK ana. ...
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347. anaklino -- to lay upon, lay down, to lie back
... anaklino Phonetic Spelling: (an-ak-lee'-no) Short Definition: I make to recline,
I recline at a table Definition: I lay upon, lean against, lay down, make to ...
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5479. chara -- joy, delight
... Cognate: 5479 (another feminine noun from the root -, "extend , lean towards, be
favorably disposed") -- properly, the awareness (of God's), ; ("grace ...
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793. asteriktos -- unstable, unsettled
... derived from 1 "not" and 4741 "confirm") -- properly, not established (unstable),
describing someone who (literally) does not have a staff to lean on -- hence ...
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3879. parakupto -- to stoop sideways, to stoop to look
... look into, stoop down. From para and kupto; to bend beside, ie Lean over (so as
to peer within) -- look (into), stoop down. see GREEK para. see GREEK kupto. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
7330. razeh -- lean
... razeh. 7331 . lean. Transliteration: razeh Phonetic Spelling: (raw-zeh') Short
Definition: lean. Word Origin from razah Definition lean NASB Word Usage lean ( ...
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5564. samak -- to lean, lay, rest, support
... 5563, 5564. samak. 5565 . to lean, lay, rest, support. Transliteration: samak
Phonetic Spelling: (saw-mak') Short Definition: lay. Word Origin a prim. ...
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7329. razah -- to be or grow lean
... 7328, 7329. razah. 7330 . to be or grow lean. Transliteration: razah Phonetic
Spelling: (raw-zaw') Short Definition: lean. Word Origin a prim. ...
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8172. shaan -- to lean, support oneself
... shaan. 8173 . to lean, support oneself. Transliteration: shaan Phonetic Spelling:
(shaw-an') Short Definition: relied. ... lean, lie, rely, rest on, self, stay. ...
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3584. kachash -- to disappoint, deceive, fail, grow lean
... kachash. 3585 . to disappoint, deceive, fail, grow lean. Transliteration: kachash
Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-khash') Short Definition: deny. Word Origin a prim. ...
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7514b. raphaq -- to support oneself, lean
... raphaq. 7515 . to support oneself, lean. Transliteration: raphaq Short Definition:
leaning. ... root Definition to support oneself, lean NASB Word Usage leaning (1 ...
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7534. raq -- thin, only, altogether, surely
... from an unused word Definition thin, only, altogether, surely NASB Word Usage alone*
(4), except (4), except* (1), gaunt* (1), however (6), lean (2), moreover ...
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7514. raphaq -- to shake, rock
... to shake, rock. Transliteration: raphaq Phonetic Spelling: (raw-fak') Short Definition:
lean. lean A primitive root; to recline -- lean. 7513, 7514. ...
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1800. dal -- a door
... 1799b, 1800. dal. 1800a . a door. Transliteration: dal Phonetic Spelling:
(dal) Short Definition: lean. lean, needy, poor man, weaker ...
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3326. yatsua -- a couch, bed
... bed, lean-to. Passive participle of yatsa'; spread, ie A bed; (architecture) an
extension, ie Wing or lean-to (a single story or collectively): ...
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Library

March 6. "Lean not unto Thine Own Understanding" (Prov. Iii. 5).
... MARCH 6. "Lean not unto thine own understanding" (Prov. iii. 5). "Lean
not unto thine own understanding" (Proverbs 3:5). Faith ...
/.../simpson/days of heaven upon earth /march 6 lean not unto.htm

Twenty-Second Sunday after Trinity. Trust in the Lord with all ...
... Twenty-second Sunday after Trinity. Trust in the Lord with all thine heart,
and lean not unto thine own understanding. Trust in ...
/.../lyra germanica the christian year/twenty-second sunday after trinity trust.htm

The Secret of victory
... spiritual act. The word here literally signifies to lean on, as a feeble hand
might on a staff, or a tremulous arm on a strong one. And ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture g/the secret of victory.htm

On the Holy Ghost and his Descent Upon the Apostles
... (Gen.41). He saw in the dream seven fat cows coming up out of a river, followed
by seven lean cows; and the lean cows ate up the fat cows. ...
/.../kinkead/baltimore catechism no 4/lesson 9 on the holy.htm

A Prisoner who Became a Mighty Ruler
... the bank of the Nile. The poorly fed, lean cows ate up the seven
well-fed, fat cows. Then Pharaoh awoke. Afterward he slept and ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/sherman/the childrens bible/a prisoner who became a.htm

Asa's Prayer
... 'We lean on Thee' as the wounded Saul leaned upon his spear. ... Or do you lean lightly,
as a man that does not feel much the need of a support? ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/maclaren/expositions of holy scripture g/asas prayer.htm

Here Beginneth the History of Joseph and his Brethren
... seven oxen ascend to the land which were fair and right fat, and were fed in a fat
pasture; he saw other seven come out of the river, poor and lean, and were ...
/.../wells/bible stories and religious classics/here beginneth the history of 2.htm

But Origen Also, You Will Tell Us, in Composing his Work Called ...
... No man begins by cutting the trunk of a tree when he is intending to lean against
it; and no man first impugns the faith of another and then invokes his faith ...
/.../36 but origen also you.htm

Hindrances to Holiness.
... here who are satisfied that this blessing is attainable, who are satisfied that
God can thus keep them, as we have been singing, if they were to lean the whole ...
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No Sorrow Like Messiah's Sorrow
... for instance, if the question of Jonadab to Amnon (2 Samuel 13:4) , were chosen
for the subject of discourse, Why art thou, being a king's son, lean from day ...
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Thesaurus
Lean (22 Occurrences)
... 4. (vi) To rest or rely, for support, comfort, and the like; -- with on, upon, or
against. 5. (vi) To cause to lean; to incline; to support or rest. ...
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Lean-fleshed (3 Occurrences)
Lean-fleshed. Leanfleshed, Lean-fleshed. Leaning . Multi-Version
Concordance Lean-fleshed (3 Occurrences). Genesis 41 ...
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Di'lean (1 Occurrence)
Di'lean. Dilean, Di'lean. Dilemma . Multi-Version Concordance Di'lean (1
Occurrence). Joshua 15:38 Dilean, Mizpeh, Joktheel, (See RSV). ...
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Ill-favored (5 Occurrences)
... Genesis 41:3 And, behold, seven other kine came up after them out of the river,
ill-favored and lean-fleshed, and stood by the other kine upon the brink of the ...
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Ill-favoured (4 Occurrences)
... Ill-favoured (4 Occurrences). Genesis 41:4 And the ill-favored and lean-fleshed
kine did eat up the seven well-favored and fat kine. So Pharaoh awoke. (See JPS) ...
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Cuckoo (2 Occurrences)
... (Hebrews shahaph), from a root meaning "to be lean; slender." This bird is mentioned
only in Leviticus 11:16 and Deuteronomy 14:15 (RV, "seamew"). ...
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Kine (24 Occurrences)
... women of Samaria. In Genesis 41:1-36 is the narration of Pharaoh's dream
of the seven fat and seven lean kine. In Isaiah's vision ...
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Leaning (11 Occurrences)
... 1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Lean. 2. (n.) The act, or state, of inclining; inclination;
tendency; as, a leaning towards Calvinism. Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Leaned (14 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Lean. Multi-Version Concordance
Leaned (14 Occurrences). John 13:25 So he, having his head ...
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Incline (38 Occurrences)
... 1. (vi) To deviate from a line, direction, or course, toward an object; to lean;
to tend; as, converging lines incline toward each other; a road inclines to ...
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Concordance
Lean (22 Occurrences)

Genesis 41:3
And, behold, seven other kine came up after them out of the river, ill favored and leanfleshed; and stood by the other kine upon the brink of the river.
(Root in KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)

Genesis 41:4
And the ill favored and leanfleshed kine did eat up the seven well favored and fat kine. So Pharaoh awoke.
(Root in KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)

Genesis 41:19
And, behold, seven other kine came up after them, poor and very ill favored and leanfleshed, such as I never saw in all the land of Egypt for badness:
(Root in KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NIV)

Genesis 41:20
And the lean and the ill favored kine did eat up the first seven fat kine:
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Genesis 41:27
And the seven lean and ill-favored kine that came up after them are seven years, and also the seven empty ears blasted with the east wind; they shall be seven years of famine.
(ASV DBY JPS NAS RSV NIV)

Numbers 13:20
and what the land is, whether it is fat or lean, whether there is wood therein, or not. Be of good courage, and bring of the fruit of the land. Now the time was the time of the first-ripe grapes."
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY YLT NAS)

Judges 16:26
and Samson said to the boy who held him by the hand, "Allow me to feel the pillars whereupon the house rests, that I may lean on them."
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

2 Samuel 13:4
And he said unto him, Why art thou, being the king's son, lean from day to day? wilt thou not tell me? And Amnon said unto him, I love Tamar, my brother Absalom's sister.
(KJV JPS ASV YLT)

2 Kings 18:21
Now, behold, you trust in the staff of this bruised reed, even in Egypt. If a man leans on it, it will go into his hand, and pierce it. So is Pharaoh king of Egypt to all who trust on him.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Job 8:15
He shall lean on his house, but it shall not stand. He shall cling to it, but it shall not endure.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV NIV)

Psalms 109:24
My knees are weak through fasting; And my flesh faileth of fatness.
(See JPS NAS)

Proverbs 3:5
Trust in Yahweh with all your heart, and don't lean on your own understanding.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Isaiah 10:20
It will come to pass in that day that the remnant of Israel, and those who have escaped from the house of Jacob will no more again lean on him who struck them, but shall lean on Yahweh, the Holy One of Israel, in truth.
(WEB ASV WBS YLT RSV)

Isaiah 17:4
"It will happen in that day that the glory of Jacob will be made thin, and the fatness of his flesh will become lean.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Isaiah 30:12
Wherefore thus saith the Holy One of Israel, Because ye despise this word, and trust in oppression and perverseness, and lean upon it:
(WBS)

Isaiah 31:1
Wo 'to' those going down to Egypt for help, And on horses lean, And trust on chariots, because many, And on horsemen, because very strong, And have not looked on the Holy One of Israel, And Jehovah have not sought.
(YLT)

Isaiah 36:6
Behold, you trust in the staff of this bruised reed, even in Egypt, which if a man leans on it, it will go into his hand and pierce it. So is Pharaoh king of Egypt to all who trust in him.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Isaiah 48:2
For they say that they are of the holy town, and put their faith in the God of Israel: the Lord of armies is his name.
(See NAS)

Isaiah 50:10
Who 'is' among you, fearing Jehovah, Hearkening to the voice of His servant, That hath walked in dark places, And there is no brightness for him? Let him trust in the name of Jehovah, And lean upon his God.
(YLT)

Ezekiel 29:7
When they took hold of you by your hand, you broke, and tore all their shoulders; and when they leaned on you, you broke, and paralyzed all of their thighs."
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Ezekiel 34:20
Therefore thus says the Lord Yahweh to them: Behold, I, even I, will judge between the fat sheep and the lean sheep.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Micah 3:11
Her leaders judge for bribes, and her priests teach for a price, and her prophets of it tell fortunes for money: yet they lean on Yahweh, and say, "Isn't Yahweh in the midst of us? No disaster will come on us."
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Subtopics

Lean

Related Terms

Lean-fleshed (3 Occurrences)

Di'lean (1 Occurrence)

Ill-favored (5 Occurrences)

Ill-favoured (4 Occurrences)

Cuckoo (2 Occurrences)

Kine (24 Occurrences)

Leaning (11 Occurrences)

Leaned (14 Occurrences)

Incline (38 Occurrences)

Trustest (8 Occurrences)

Rest (831 Occurrences)

Reliest (6 Occurrences)

Recline (14 Occurrences)

Evil-favoredness

Evilfavoredness

Dwarf (1 Occurrence)

Pierces (8 Occurrences)

Bad-looking (2 Occurrences)

Cuckow (2 Occurrences)

Bad (129 Occurrences)

Rely (31 Occurrences)

Thin (39 Occurrences)

Whereon (45 Occurrences)

Leant (7 Occurrences)

Appearance (126 Occurrences)

Escaped (94 Occurrences)

Ostrich (9 Occurrences)

Lop (2 Occurrences)

Leanness (4 Occurrences)

Leaks (3 Occurrences)

Lays (30 Occurrences)

Leans (7 Occurrences)

Leanfleshed (3 Occurrences)

List (17 Occurrences)

Leaner (1 Occurrence)

Gaunt (7 Occurrences)

Whereupon (30 Occurrences)

Web (5 Occurrences)

Well-favored (7 Occurrences)

Well-favoured (4 Occurrences)

Ill-formed (1 Occurrence)

Famish (2 Occurrences)

First-ripe (7 Occurrences)

Fine-looking (3 Occurrences)

Fatness (17 Occurrences)

Favoured (8 Occurrences)

Fillet (1 Occurrence)

Favored (19 Occurrences)

Totter (9 Occurrences)

Tilt (2 Occurrences)

Trusts (35 Occurrences)

Triclinium

Ripe (29 Occurrences)

Rests (25 Occurrences)

Riverbank (1 Occurrence)

Resteth (18 Occurrences)

Effort (16 Occurrences)

Decline (10 Occurrences)

Diminished (11 Occurrences)

Dilemma (1 Occurrence)

Dilean (1 Occurrence)

Patara (1 Occurrence)

Pining (6 Occurrences)

Poor (276 Occurrences)

Brightness (36 Occurrences)

Bribes (14 Occurrences)

Confide (31 Occurrences)

Clings (6 Occurrences)

Cow (32 Occurrences)

Chamois (1 Occurrence)

Awaketh (11 Occurrences)

Fat (150 Occurrences)

Smiter (9 Occurrences)

Side (4225 Occurrences)

Stoop (10 Occurrences)

Sickness (40 Occurrences)

Sea-mew (2 Occurrences)

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