Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1228

KJV Translation Count — 22x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: diminish (5), few (4), less (4), little (3), fewness (1), least (1), minished (1), decrease (1), nothing (1), few in number (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to be or become small, be few, be diminished
a. (Qal)
1. to diminish
2. to be too small
b. (Piel) to become few
c. (Hiphil)
1. to make small, make few, diminish
2. to give less

Strong's Definitions

ma`at, maw-at'; a primitive root; properly, to pare off, i.e. lessen; intransitively, to be (or causatively, to make) small or few (or figuratively, ineffective): — suffer to decrease, diminish, (be, X borrow a, give, make) few (in number, -ness), gather least (little), be (seem) little, (X give the) less, be minished, bring to nothing.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And if the household be too H4591 for the lamb, let him and his neighbour next unto his house take it accordH4591g to the H4591 of the souls; every man accordH4591g to his eatH4591g shall make your count for the lamb.


And the children of Israel did so, and gathered, some more, some H4591.


And when they did mete it with an omer, he that gathered much had H4591 over, and he that gathered H4591 had no lack; they gathered every man accordH4591g to his eatH4591g.


The rich shall not give more, and the poor shall not give H4591 than half a shekel, when they give an offerH4591g unto the LORD, to make an atonement for your souls.


AccordH4591g to the multitude of years thou shalt H4591crease the price thereof, and accordH4591g to the H4591ness of years thou shalt H4591 the price of it: for accordH4591g to the H4591 of the years of the fruits doth he sell unto thee.


I will also send wild beasts among you, which shall rob you of your children, and destroy your cattle, and make you H4591 H4591 H4591; and your high ways shall be desolate.


And the people stood up all that day, and all that night, and all the next day, and they gathered the quails: he that gathered H4591 gathered ten homers: and they spread them all abroad for themselves round about the camp.


To many thou shalt give the more H4591heritance, and to H4591 thou shalt give the H4591 H4591heritance: to every one shall his H4591heritance be given accordH4591g to those that were H4591ed of him.


And ye shall divide the land by lot for an H4591heritance among your families: and to the more ye shall give the more H4591heritance, and to the H4591er ye shall give the H4591 H4591heritance: every man's H4591heritance shall be H4591 the place where his lot falleth; accordH4591g to the tribes of your fathers ye shall H4591herit.


And the cities which ye shall give shall be of the possession of the children of Israel: from them that have many ye shall give many; but from them that have H4591 ye shall give H4591: every one shall give of his cities unto the Levites accordH4591g to his H4591heritance which he H4591heriteth.