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Abate

ABATE

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 (Deuteronomy 34:7); of pecuniary value (Leviticus 27:18); of wrath (Judges 8:3); of fire (Numbers 11:2).


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'ABATE'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.