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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To make weak; to lessen the strength of; to deprive of strength; to debilitate; to enfeeble; to enervate; as, to weaken the body or the mind; to weaken the hands of a magistrate; to weaken the force of an objection or an argument.

2. (v. t.) To reduce in quality, strength, or spirit; as, to weaken tea; to weaken any solution or decoction.

3. (v. i.) To become weak or weaker; to lose strength, spirit, or determination; to become less positive or resolute; as, the patient weakened; the witness weakened on cross-examination.

Greek
4919. sunthrupto -- to break in pieces, crush
... of Speech: Verb Transliteration: sunthrupto Phonetic Spelling: (soon-throop'-to)
Short Definition: I break in pieces, crush, thoroughly weaken Definition: I ...
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3886. paraluo -- to loose from the side
... side. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: paraluo Phonetic Spelling:
(par-al-oo'-o) Short Definition: I relax, enfeeble Definition: I relax, enfeeble, ...
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Strong's Hebrew
4107. mahal -- to circumcise, weaken
... 4106, 4107. mahal. 4108 . to circumcise, weaken. Transliteration: mahal Phonetic
Spelling: (maw-hal') Short Definition: diluted. Word Origin a prim. ...
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2522. chalash -- to be weak or prostrate
... discomfit, waste away, weaken. A primitive root; to prostrate; by implication, to
overthrow, decay -- discomfit, waste away, weaken. 2521, 2522. ...
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2827. chashal -- to shatter
... subdue. (Aramaic) a root corresponding to chashal; to weaken, ie Crush -- subdue.
see HEBREW chashal. 2826, 2827. chashal. 2828 . Strong's Numbers.
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2470a. chalah -- to be weak or sick
... pretended to be ill (1), putting him to grief (1), serious (1), sick (13), sickliness
(1), sickly (1), sorry (1), strained (1), weak (3), weaken (1), wounded (1 ...
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6031. anah -- to be bowed down or afflicted
... with, defile, exercise, force, gentleness, humble (self), hurt, ravish, sing (by
mistake for anah), speak (by mistake for anah), submit self, weaken, X in any ...
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Library

Internal Exercises Weaken the Body, yet Oft Prolong Life. ...
... CHAPTER VI. Internal exercises weaken the body, yet oft prolong life.� Sec. 1. Internal
exercises weaken the body, yet oft prolong life. Sec. Sec. ...
/.../chapter vi internal exercises weaken.htm

Eleventh Lesson. Believe that Ye have Received;'
... wholly trusts Him. In this all things' faith is to have its food and strength:
as we weaken it we weaken faith. The WHATSOEVER is ...
/.../murray/with christ in the school of prayer/eleventh lesson believe that ye.htm

Argument: the Impious Temerity of Theodorus, Diagoras, and ...
... Diagoras, and Protagoras is Not at All to Be Acquiesced In, Who Wished Either
Altogether to Get Rid of the Religion of the Gods, or at Least to Weaken It. ...
/.../the octavius of minucius felix/chapter viii argument the impious temerity.htm

Consciousness of God's Presence.
... There are many things employed by Satan to weaken this consciousness of God.
Looseness of thought, moments of idleness, or yieldings ...
/.../consciousness of gods presence.htm

A Sermon on the Boat Race.
... This means abstinence from all that could be said to weaken the frame, or lower
the action of the heart. There are only certain things they may eat and drink. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/champness/broken bread/xxi a sermon on the.htm

The Octavius of Minucius Felix
... Diagoras, and Protagoras is Not at All to Be Acquiesced In, Who Wished Either
Altogether to Get Rid of the Religion of the Gods, or at Least to Weaken It. ...
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Whether the Gravity of a Sin Depends on Its Cause?
... Wherefore those causes which weaken the judgment of reason (eg ignorance), or which
weaken the free movement of the will, (eg weakness, violence, fear, or the ...
//christianbookshelf.org/aquinas/summa theologica/whether the gravity of a.htm

In what Sense we are to Leave the World
... It will weaken all the springs of our soul, destroy the vigour of our spirit, and
cause us more and more to slacken our pace in running the race that is set ...
/.../wesley/sermons on several occasions/sermon 81 in what sense.htm

That the Union to which Love Aspires is Spiritual.
... and superfluities thereof, which are so far from being suited to maintain or perfect
love, that on the contrary they greatly harm it, weaken it, and at last ...
/.../francis/treatise on the love of god/chapter x that the union.htm

The Will.
... This is faint-heartedness and cowardice, ignobleness and unmanliness. Every faculty
of the body or soul that is unused or unexercised will weaken and die. ...
/.../orr/food for the lambs or helps for young christians/the will.htm

Thesaurus
Weaken (5 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To make weak; to lessen the strength of; to deprive of strength; to debilitate;
to enfeeble; to enervate; as, to weaken the body or the mind; to weaken...
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Weakened (7 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Weaken. Multi-Version Concordance ... how art
thou cut down to the ground, which didst weaken the nations! (See NAS). ...
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Weak (102 Occurrences)
... 23. (v.) To make or become weak; to weaken. Multi-Version Concordance ... I moaned like
a dove. My eyes weaken looking upward. Lord, I am oppressed. ...
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Zedekiah (63 Occurrences)
... Zedekiah produced iron horns, and said to Ahab, "With these shalt thou push the
Syrians, until they be consumed." He also endeavored to weaken the influence of ...
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Lucifer (1 Occurrence)
... Isaiah 14:12 How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! how
art thou cut down to the ground, which didst weaken the nations! (KJV DBY WBS). ...
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Water (4571 Occurrences)
... 11. (n.) To add water to (anything), thereby extending the quantity or bulk while
reducing the strength or quality; to extend; to dilute; to weaken. 12. ...
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Infirm (25 Occurrences)
... 3. (a.) Not solid or stable; insecure; precarious. 4. (vt) To weaken; to
enfeeble. Multi-Version Concordance Infirm (25 Occurrences). ...
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Invalidate (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (vt) To weaken or lessen; to destroy the authority of;
to render useless; as, to invalidate an agreement or argument. ...
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Faint (76 Occurrences)
... 8. (n.) To decay; to disappear; to vanish. 9. (vt) To cause to faint or become
dispirited; to depress; to weaken. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. FAINT. ...
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Emasculate (1 Occurrence)
... to geld. 2. (vt) To deprive of masculine vigor or spirit; to weaken; to
render effeminate; to vitiate by unmanly softness. 3. (a ...
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Concordance
Weaken (5 Occurrences)

Romans 4:19
Without being weakened in faith, he didn't consider his own body, already having been worn out, (he being about a hundred years old), and the deadness of Sarah's womb.
(Root in WEB ASV RSV NIV)

Isaiah 14:12
How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! how art thou cut down to the ground, which didst weaken the nations!
(KJV WBS YLT NAS)

Isaiah 38:14
I chattered like a swallow or a crane. I moaned like a dove. My eyes weaken looking upward. Lord, I am oppressed. Be my security."
(WEB)

Jeremiah 5:3
O Lord, do not your eyes see good faith? you have given them punishment, but they were not troubled; you have sent destruction on them, but they did not take your teaching to heart: they have made their faces harder than a rock; they would not come back.
(See NAS)

Jeremiah 38:4
Then the princes said to the king, Let this man, we pray you, be put to death; because he weakens the hands of the men of war who remain in this city, and the hands of all the people, in speaking such words to them: for this man doesn't seek the welfare of this people, but the hurt.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV)

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