18 occurrences in 13 translations

'Lighten' in the Bible

They should judge the people at all times. Then they can bring you every important case but judge every minor case themselves. In this way you will lighten your load, and they will bear [it] with you.

Wherefore ye shall make images of your emerods, and images of your mice that mar the land; and ye shall give glory unto the God of Israel: peradventure he will lighten his hand from off you, and from off your gods, and from off your land.

"Your father made our yoke harsh. You, therefore, lighten your father's harsh service and the heavy yoke he put on us, and we will serve you."

He asked them, "What message do you advise that we send back to these people who said to me, 'Lighten the yoke your father put on us'?"

And the young men that had grown up with him spoke to him saying, Thus shalt thou say to this people that have spoken to thee saying, Thy father made our yoke heavy, and lighten thou it for us, thus shalt thou say to them: My little finger is thicker than my father's loins;

Your father made our yoke difficult. You, therefore, lighten your father's harsh service and the heavy yoke he put on us, and we will serve you."

He asked them, "What message do you advise we send back to this people who said to me, 'Lighten the yoke your father put on us'?"

And the young men that had grown up with him spoke to him saying, Thus shalt thou say to the people who have spoken to thee saying, Thy father made our yoke heavy, and lighten thou it for us, thus shalt thou say to them: My little finger is thicker than my father's loins;

And now for a little space grace hath been shewed from the LORD our God, to leave us a remnant to escape, and to give us a nail in his holy place, that our God may lighten our eyes, and give us a little reviving in our bondage.

And by a pillar of cloud Thou hast led them by day, and by a pillar of fire by night, to lighten to them the way in which they go.

Consider and hear me, O LORD my God: lighten mine eyes, lest I sleep the sleep of death;

For thou wilt light my lamp: Jehovah my God will lighten my darkness.

Then the mariners were afraid, and cried every man unto his god, and cast forth the wares that were in the ship into the sea, to lighten it of them. But Jonah was gone down into the sides of the ship; and he lay, and was fast asleep.

But, as the storm was still violent, the next day they began to lighten the ship;

And having eaten enough food, they began to lighten the ship by throwing the grain overboard into the sea.

And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
נהר 
Nahar 
Usage: 6

קלל 
Qalal 
Usage: 82

ἀποκάλυψις 
Apokalupsis 
Usage: 18

ἀστράπτω 
Astrapto 
Usage: 1

κουφίζω 
Kouphizo 
Usage: 1

φωτίζω 
Photizo 
Usage: 10



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