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Allay

ALLAY

a-la' (heniach, "to cause to rest," "soothe":

"Gentleness allayeth (lit., "pacifieth") great offenses" (Ecclesiastes 10:4)): The word is applied to what "excites, disturbs and makes uneasy" (Smith, Synonyms Discriminated, 106).


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