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King James Bible Dictionary

 

Hebrew - English Dictionary

H7043 - Light

Strong's No.:H7043

Hebrew:קָלַל

Transliteration:qâlal

Phonetic:kaw-lal'

Word Origin:A primitive root

Bible Usage:{abate} make {bright} bring into {contempt} (ac-) {curse} {despise} (be) ease ({-y} {-ier}) (be {a} {make} make {somewhat} {move} seem {a} set) light ({-en} {-er} {ly} -ly {afflict} -ly {esteem} {thing}) X-(idiom) slight {[-ly]} be swift ({-er}) ({be} be {more} {make} re-) {vile} whet.

Part of Speech:Verb

Strongs
Definition:

to be (causatively make) {light} literally ({swift } small: {sharp} etc.) or figuratively ({easy } trifling: {vile} etc.)


Brown Driver
Biggs Definition:

1. to be slight, be swift, be trifling, be of little account, be light

a. (Qal)

1. to be slight, be abated (of water)

2. to be swift

3. to be trifling, be of little account

b. (Niphal)

1. to be swift, show oneself swift

2. to appear trifling, be too trifling, be insignificant

3. to be lightly esteemed

c. (Piel)

1. to make despicable

2. to curse

d. (Pual) to be cursed

e. (Hiphil)

1. to make light, lighten

2. to treat with contempt, bring contempt or dishonour

f. (Pilpel)

1. to shake

2. to whet

g. (Hithpalpel) to shake oneself, be moved to and fro


Bible References:
Light

Translation
Occurrences:
abated ( 2 )
accursed ( 1 )
afflicted ( 1 )
bright ( 1 )
contempt ( 1 )
curse ( 17 )
cursed ( 17 )
curseth ( 6 )
despise ( 1 )
despised ( 2 )
ease ( 2 )
easier ( 1 )
easy ( 1 )
esteemed ( 1 )
light ( 2 )
lighten ( 2 )
lighter ( 3 )
lightly ( 1 )
revile ( 1 )
slightly ( 1 )
swift ( 1 )
swifter ( 5 )
thing ( 5 )
vile ( 4 )
whet ( 1 )

 

Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.