'Short' in the Bible
A bullock and a sheep that hath a member too long or too short, that mayest thou offer as a voluntary offering; but as a vow it shall not be accepted.
And Jehovah said to Moses, Hath Jehovah's hand become short? Now shalt thou see whether my word will come to pass unto thee or not.
In those days Jehovah began to cut Israel short; and Hazael smote them in all the borders of Israel;
The exultation of the wicked is short, and the joy of the ungodly man but for a moment?
For the bed is too short to stretch oneself on, and the covering too narrow when he would wrap himself in it.
and if those days had not been cut short, no flesh had been saved; but on account of the elect those days shall be cut short.
and if the Lord had not cut short those days, no flesh should have been saved; but on account of the elect whom he has chosen, he has cut short those days.
And after a short time another seeing him said, And thou art of them. But Peter said, Man, I am not.
But a certain man, a Pharisee, named Gamaliel, a teacher of the law, held in honour of all the people, rose up in the council, and commanded to put the men out for a short while,
for all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;
for he is bringing the matter to an end, and cutting it short in righteousness; because a cutting short of the matter will the Lord accomplish upon the earth.
so that ye come short in no gift, awaiting the revelation of our Lord Jesus Christ;
But meat does not commend us to God; neither if we should not eat do we come short; nor if we should eat have we an advantage.
According as it is written, He who gathered much had no excess, and he who gathered little was nothing short.
Therefore be full of delight, ye heavens, and ye that dwell in them. Woe to the earth and to the sea, because the devil has come down to you, having great rage, knowing he has a short time.