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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (adv.) With little weight; with little force; as, to tread lightly; to press lightly.

2. (adv.) Swiftly; nimbly; with agility.

3. (adv.) Without deep impression.

4. (adv.) In a small degree; slightly; not severely.

5. (adv.) With little effort or difficulty; easily; readily.

6. (adv.) Without reason, or for reasons of little weight.

7. (adv.) Commonly; usually.

8. (adv.) Without dejection; cheerfully.

9. (adv.) Without heed or care; with levity; gayly; airily.

10. (adv.) Not chastely; wantonly.

3643a. oligoreo -- to esteem lightly
... 3643, 3643a. oligoreo. 3643b . to esteem lightly. Transliteration: oligoreo
Short Definition: lightly. Word Origin from oligos and ...
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987. blasphemeo -- to slander, hence to speak lightly or profanely ...
... to slander, hence to speak lightly or profanely of sacred things. Part of Speech:
Verb Transliteration: blasphemeo Phonetic Spelling: (blas-fay-meh'-o) Short ...
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3643. oligoreo -- to esteem lightly
... to esteem lightly. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: oligoreo Phonetic Spelling:
(ol-ig-o-reh'-o) Short Definition: I despise, make light of Definition: I ...
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4379. prospsauo -- to touch
... to touch. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: prospsauo Phonetic Spelling:
(pros-psow'-o) Short Definition: I touch lightly Definition: I touch lightly. ...
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2706. kataphroneo -- to think little of
... behavior from inner mind-set") -- properly, view , ie with a negative (hostile)
outlook; to despise, thinking on (thinking of); esteem lightly, seeing as ...
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5035. tachu -- quickly
... Word Origin neut. of tachus Definition quickly NASB Word Usage before long (1),
possible (1), quickly (11), soon afterward (1). lightly, quickly. ...
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1128. gumnazo -- to exercise naked, to train
... 1128 (from 1131 , "to train, naked or wearing a loin cloth") -- properly, naked
or lightly clad, as with an ancient Greek athlete in a sporting event ...
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Strong's Hebrew
7034. qalah -- to be lightly esteemed or dishonored
... qalah. 7035 . to be lightly esteemed or dishonored. Transliteration: qalah Phonetic
Spelling: (kaw-law') Short Definition: degraded. Word Origin a prim. ...
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7430. ramas -- to creep, move lightly, move about
... ramas. 7431 . to creep, move lightly, move about. Transliteration: ramas Phonetic
Spelling: (raw-mas') Short Definition: creeps. Word Origin a prim. ...
/hebrew/7430.htm - 6k

7043. qalal -- to be slight, swift or trifling
... 16), curses (8), cursing (2), despise (1), despised (2), ease (1), easier (1), easy
(2), insignificant (1), light a thing (1), lighten (5), lightly esteemed (2 ...
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4592. meat -- a little, fewness, a few
... 1), some (1), soon (3). almost some, very fewer lightly, little while, very
small matter, thing, some, soon, very. Or miat {meh-awt ...
/hebrew/4592.htm - 6k

5034. nabel -- to be senseless or foolish
... disgrace, dishounor, lightly esteem, come to nothing, make vile, wither
A primitive root; to wilt; generally, to fall away, fail ...
/hebrew/5034.htm - 5k

2169. zemer -- perhaps a mountain sheep or goat
... chamois. Apparently from zamar or zamar; a gazelle (from its lightly touching the
ground) -- chamois. see HEBREW zamar. see HEBREW zamar. 2168, 2169. ...
/hebrew/2169.htm - 6k

2107. zul -- to lavish
... A primitive root (compare zalal); probably to shake out, ie (by implication) to
scatter profusely; figuratively, to treat lightly -- lavish, despise. ...
/hebrew/2107.htm - 6k

5221. nakah -- to smite
... A primitive root; to strike (lightly or severely, literally or figuratively) --
beat, cast forth, clap, give (wounds), X go forward, X indeed, kill, make ...
/hebrew/5221.htm - 7k


That Holy Communion is not Lightly to be Omitted
is not lightly to be omitted. The Voice of the Beloved ...
/.../kempis/imitation of christ/chapter x that holy communion.htm

The Tenth Chapter: do not Lightly Forego Holy Communion
Forego Holy Communion. The Voice of Christ YOU must ...
/.../kempis/the imitation of christ/the tenth chapter do not.htm

That Whoso Knoweth not the Powers of a Soul and the Manner of Her ...
... HERE BEGINNETH THE SEVEN AND SIXTIETH CHAPTER That whoso knoweth not the powers
of a soul and the manner of her working, may lightly be deceived in ...
/.../anonymous/the cloud of unknowing/here beginneth the seven and 5.htm

Diversity of Dreams and visions Epicurus Thought Lightly of Them ...
... Chapter XLVI."Diversity of Dreams and Visions Epicurus Thought Lightly of Them,
Though Generally Most Highly Valued. Instances of Dreams. ...
/.../tertullian/a treatise on the soul/chapter xlvi diversity of dreams and.htm

Unbaptized Infants Damned, but Most Lightly; the Penalty of Adam's ...
... A Treatise on the Merits and Forgiveness of Sins, and on the Baptism of Infants
Chapter 21 [XVI.]"Unbaptized Infants Damned, But Most Lightly; The Penalty of ...
/.../augustine/anti-pelagian writings/chapter 21 xvi unbaptized infants damned.htm

Christ Repressing Rash Discipleship
... One was this scribe, whom the prospect of losing the Master from his side, hurried
into a too lightly formed and too confidently expressed undertaking. ...
/.../expositions of holy scripture a/christ repressing rash discipleship.htm

The Sun Rising Upon a Dark World
... The two words, in the first verse of this chapter, rendered lightly afflicted and
grievously afflicted , signify likewise, the one to think lightly of, to ...
// vol 1/sermon viii the sun rising.htm

The Glorious Master and the Swooning Disciple
... He who thinks lightly of the Savior thinks so much the less of the evil of sin;
and, consequently, he becomes callous as to the past, careless as to the present ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 18 1872/the glorious master and the.htm

Shame on Account of God's Displeasure.
... that the whole matter might be too quickly wiped out and forgotten, and that the
sinners, reinstated in their old positions, should think too lightly of their ...
/.../dods/how to become like christ/shame on account of gods.htm

The Simple Explanation of My Own Opinion in Reference to the ...
... I said that souls should cherish their bodies as men cherish their wives, so that
this corruptible may put on incorruption, and that, being lightly poised as ...
/.../29 the simple explanation of.htm

Lightly (31 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (adv.) With little weight; with little force; as,
to tread lightly; to press lightly. ...Lightly (31 Occurrences). ...
/l/lightly.htm - 16k

Esteemed (44 Occurrences)
... Genesis 16:4 And he went in to Hagar, and she conceived. And when she saw that she
had conceived, her mistress was lightly esteemed in her eyes. (DBY YLT). ...
/e/esteemed.htm - 20k

Esteem (25 Occurrences)
... I have esteemed the words of his mouth," the Revised Version (British and American)
"treasured up"); qalah, "to be light," is translated "lightly esteemed" (1 ...
/e/esteem.htm - 17k

Brush (1 Occurrence)
... 11. (n.) To touch in passing, or to pass lightly over, as with a brush.
12. (n.) To remove or gather by brushing, or by an act like ...
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Graze (11 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) To rub or touch lightly the surface of (a thing) in passing; as, the bullet
grazed the wall. ... 7. (vi) To touch something lightly in passing. ...
/g/graze.htm - 10k

... speak evil of" (Romans 14:16 1 Corinthians 10:30 Titus 3:2, etc.); to "speak evil"
occurs in Mark 9:39 as the translation of kakologeo, "lightly (the Revised ...
/e/evilspeaking.htm - 9k

Evil-speaking (5 Occurrences)
... speak evil of" (Romans 14:16 1 Corinthians 10:30 Titus 3:2, etc.); to "speak evil"
occurs in Mark 9:39 as the translation of kakologeo, "lightly (the Revised ...
/e/evil-speaking.htm - 10k

Skip (8 Occurrences)
... 6. (vi) To leap lightly; to move in leaps and hounds; -- commonly implying a sportive
spirit. ... 8. (vt) To leap lightly over; as, to skip the rope. ...
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Lighting (9 Occurrences)

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Breach (55 Occurrences)
... (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV). Jeremiah 6:14 And they have healed the breach
of the daughter of my people lightly, saying, Peace, peace! ...
/b/breach.htm - 27k

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Lightly: Dictionary and Thesaurus |

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Lightly (31 Occurrences)

Matthew 5:22
But I say unto you, that every one that is lightly angry with his brother shall be subject to the judgment; but whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be subject to be called before the sanhedrim; but whosoever shall say, Fool, shall be subject to the penalty of the hell of fire.

Mark 9:39
But Jesus said, Forbid him not: for there is no man which shall do a miracle in my name, that can lightly speak evil of me.

Romans 2:4
Or is it that you think slightingly of His infinite goodness, forbearance and patience, unaware that the goodness of God is gently drawing you to repentance?
(See NAS)

2 Corinthians 1:17
This, therefore, counselling, did I then use the lightness; or the things that I counsel, according to the flesh do I counsel, that it may be with me Yes, yes, and No, no?
(See NIV)

1 Thessalonians 5:20
do not lightly esteem prophecies;

Hebrews 12:5
and you have forgotten the exhortation which reasons with you as with children, "My son, don't take lightly the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when you are reproved by him;

Genesis 16:4
And he went in to Hagar, and she conceived. And when she saw that she had conceived, her mistress was lightly esteemed in her eyes.

Genesis 16:5
And Sarai said to Abram, My wrong be on thee! I have given my maidservant into thy bosom; and now she sees that she has conceived, I am lightly esteemed in her eyes. Jehovah judge between me and thee!

Genesis 26:10
And Abimelech said, What is this thou hast done unto us? one of the people might lightly have lien with thy wife, and thou shouldest have brought guiltiness upon us.

Deuteronomy 21:23
his corpse doth not remain on the tree, for thou dost certainly bury him in that day -- for a thing lightly esteemed of God 'is' the hanged one -- and thou dost not defile thy ground which Jehovah thy God is giving to thee -- an inheritance.

Deuteronomy 25:3
forty 'times' he doth smite him -- he is not adding, lest, he is adding to smite him above these -- many stripes, and thy brother is lightly esteemed in thine eyes.

Deuteronomy 32:15
But Jeshurun grew fat, and kicked. You have grown fat. You have grown thick. You have become sleek. Then he forsook God who made him, and lightly esteemed the Rock of his salvation.

1 Samuel 2:30
"Therefore Yahweh, the God of Israel, says,'I said indeed that your house, and the house of your father, should walk before me forever.' But now Yahweh says,'Be it far from me; for those who honor me I will honor, and those who despise me shall be lightly esteemed.

1 Samuel 18:23
Saul's servants spoke those words in the ears of David. David said, "Does it seems to you a light thing to be the king's son-in-law, seeing that I am a poor man, and lightly esteemed?"

2 Samuel 6:22
I will be yet more vile than this, and will be base in my own sight. But of the handmaids of whom you have spoken, they shall honor me."
(See NAS)

2 Samuel 19:43
And the men of Israel answer the men of Judah, and say, 'Ten parts we have in the king, and also in David more than you; and wherefore have ye lightly esteemed us, that our word hath not been first to bring back our king?' And the word of the men of Judah is sharper than the word of the men of Israel.

Proverbs 12:9
Better is he who is lightly esteemed, and has a servant, than he who honors himself, and lacks bread.

Proverbs 30:11
A generation 'is', that lightly esteemeth their father, And their mother doth not bless.

Isaiah 3:5
And the people hath exacted -- man upon man, Even a man on his neighbour, Enlarge themselves do the youths against the aged, And the lightly esteemed against the honoured.

Isaiah 5:26
And he will lift up a banner to the nations afar off, and will hiss for one from the end of the earth; and behold, it will come rapidly and lightly.

Isaiah 9:1
Nevertheless the dimness shall not be such as was in her vexation, when at the first he lightly afflicted the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, and afterward did more grievously afflict her by the way of the sea, beyond Jordan, in Galilee of the nations.

Isaiah 16:14
And now hath Jehovah spoken, saying, 'In three years, as years of an hireling, Lightly esteemed is the honour of Moab, With all the great multitude, And the remnant 'is' little, small, not mighty!'

Isaiah 65:20
There is not thence any more a suckling of days, And an aged man who doth not complete his days, For the youth a hundred years old dieth, And the sinner, a hundred years old, is lightly esteemed.

Jeremiah 2:36
Why do you go about so much for the purpose of changing your way? you will be shamed on account of Egypt, as you were shamed on account of Assyria.
(See RSV)

Jeremiah 4:24
I beheld the mountains, and, lo, they trembled, and all the hills moved lightly.

Jeremiah 6:14
They have healed also the hurt of my people slightly, saying, Peace, peace; when there is no peace.

Jeremiah 8:11
They have healed the hurt of the daughter of my people slightly, saying, Peace, peace; when there is no peace.

Lamentations 1:8
A sin hath Jerusalem sinned, Therefore impure she hath become, All who honoured her have esteemed her lightly, For they have seen her nakedness, Yea, she herself hath sighed and turneth backward.

Lamentations 1:11
All her people are sighing -- seeking bread, They have given their desirable things For food to refresh the body; See, O Jehovah, and behold attentively, For I have been lightly esteemed.

Ezekiel 21:21
For stood hath the king of Babylon at the head of the way, At the top of the two ways, to use divination, He hath moved lightly with the arrows, He hath asked at the teraphim, He hath looked on the liver.

Ezekiel 22:7
Father and mother made light of in thee, To a sojourner they dealt oppressively in thy midst, Fatherless and widow they oppressed in thee.
(See NAS)



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