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'Younger' in the Bible

And the first-born said to the younger, Our father is old, and there is not a man in the land to come in to us after the manner of all the earth:

And it came to pass on the next day that the first-born said to the younger, Lo, I lay last night with my father: let us give him wine to drink to-night also, and go thou in, lie with him, that we may preserve seed alive of our father.

And they gave their father wine to drink that night also. And the younger arose, and lay with him; and he did not know of her lying down, nor of her rising.

And the younger, she also bore a son, and called his name Ben-ammi; the same is the father of the children of Ammon to this day.

And Jehovah said to her, Two nations are in thy womb, And two peoples shall be separated from thy bowels; And one people shall be stronger than the other people, And the elder shall serve the younger.

And Rebecca took the clothes of her elder son Esau, the costly ones which were with her in the house, and put them on Jacob her younger son;

And the words of Esau her elder son were told to Rebecca. And she sent and called Jacob her younger son, and said to him, Behold, thy brother Esau, as touching thee, comforts himself that he will kill thee.

And Laban had two daughters: the name of the elder was Leah, and the name of the younger, Rachel.

And Laban said, It is not so done in our place, to give the younger before the firstborn.

And he lifted up his eyes and saw his brother Benjamin, his mother's son, and said, Is this your younger brother of whom ye spoke to me? And he said, God be gracious to thee, my son!

But Israel stretched out his right hand, and laid it on Ephraim's head now he was the younger and his left hand on Manasseh's head; guiding his hands intelligently, for Manasseh was the firstborn.

But his father refused and said, I know, my son, I know: he also will become a people, and he also will be great; but truly his younger brother will be greater than he; and his seed will become the fulness of nations.

And Oth'ni-el the son of Kenaz, Caleb's younger brother, took it; and he gave him Achsah his daughter as wife.

But when the people of Israel cried to the LORD, the LORD raised up a deliverer for the people of Israel, who delivered them, Oth'ni-el the son of Kenaz, Caleb's younger brother.

And her father said, "I really thought that you utterly hated her; so I gave her to your companion. Is not her younger sister fairer than she? Pray take her instead."

And the sons of Saul were Jonathan, and Jishvi, and Malchi-shua. And the names of his two daughters: the name of the firstborn Merab, and the name of the younger Michal.

But now they that are younger than I have me in derision, whose fathers I would have disdained to set with the dogs of my flock.

And thine elder sister is Samaria that dwelleth at thy left hand, she and her daughters; and thy younger sister, that dwelleth at thy right hand, is Sodom and her daughters.

And thou shalt remember thy ways, and be confounded, when thou shalt receive thy sisters who are older than thou, together with those who are younger than thou; for I will give them unto thee for daughters, but not by virtue of thy covenant.

and the younger of them said to his father, Father, give to me the share of the property that falls to me. And he divided to them what he was possessed of.

But younger widows decline; for when they grow wanton against Christ, they desire to marry,

The younger men in like manner exhort to be discreet:

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Root Form
Definition
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צעור צעירo 
Tsa`iyr 
Usage: 22

קטן קטן 
Qatan 
Usage: 101

ἐλάσσων ἐλάττων 
Elasson 
Usage: 4

νέος νεώτερος 
Neos 
Usage: 11