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a-swaj' (the King James Version Asswage) :Lit,. "sweeten," "soften down"; then, "mitigate," "abate"; used of "flood," Genesis 8:1 ("subside"); of grief, Job 16:5,6 ("restrain"); also applied to any strong emotion; not used in the New Testament.

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