|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (v.) Strong imp. of Laugh.
2. (v. i.) To make the calling sound of cows and other bovine animals; to moo.
3. (n.) The calling sound ordinarily made by cows and other bovine animals.
4. (n.) A hill; a mound; a grave.
5. (n.) Fire; a flame; a light.
6. (v. i.) To burn; to blaze.
7. (superl.) Occupying an inferior position or place; not high or elevated; depressed in comparison with something else; as, low ground; a low flight.
8. (superl.) Not rising to the usual height; as, a man of low stature; a low fence.
9. (superl.) Near the horizon; as, the sun is low at four o'clock in winter, and six in summer.
10. (superl.) Sunk to the farthest ebb of the tide; as, low tide.
11. (superl.) Beneath the usual or remunerative rate or amount, or the ordinary value; moderate; cheap; as, the low price of corn; low wages.
12. (superl.) Not loud; as, a low voice; a low sound.
13. (superl.) Depressed in the scale of sounds; grave; as, a low pitch; a low note.
14. (superl.) Made, as a vowel, with a low position of part of the tongue in relation to the palate; as, / (/m), / (all). See Guide to Pronunciation, // 5, 10, 11.
15. (superl.) Near, or not very distant from, the equator; as, in the low northern latitudes.
16. (superl.) Numerically small; as, a low number.
17. (superl.) Wanting strength or animation; depressed; dejected; as, low spirits; low in spirits.
18. (superl.) Depressed in condition; humble in rank; as, men of low condition; the lower classes.
19. (superl.) Mean; vulgar; base; dishonorable; as, a person of low mind; a low trick or stratagem.
20. (superl.) Not elevated or sublime; not exalted or diction; as, a low comparison.
21. (superl.) Submissive; humble.
22. (superl.) Deficient in vital energy; feeble; weak; as, a low pulse; made low by sickness.
23. (superl.) Moderate; not intense; not inflammatory; as, low heat; a low temperature; a low fever.
24. (superl.) Smaller than is reasonable or probable; as, a low estimate.
25. (superl.) Not rich, high seasoned, or nourishing; plain; simple; as, a low diet.
26. (n.) The lowest trump, usually the deuce; the lowest trump dealt or drawn.
27. (adv.) In a low position or manner; not aloft; not on high; near the ground.
28. (adv.) Under the usual price; at a moderate price; cheaply; as, he sold his wheat low.
29. (adv.) In a low mean condition; humbly; meanly.
30. (adv.) In time approaching our own.
31. (adv.) With a low voice or sound; not loudly; gently; as, to speak low.
32. (adv.) With a low musical pitch or tone.
33. (adv.) In subjection, poverty, or disgrace; as, to be brought low by oppression, by want, or by vice.
34. (adv.) In a path near the equator, so that the declination is small, or near the horizon, so that the altitude is small; -- said of the heavenly bodies with reference to the diurnal revolution; as, the moon runs low, that is, is comparatively near the horizon when on or near the meridian.
35. (v. t.) To depress; to lower.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
Low (216 Occurrences)
Matthew 12:25 Knowing their thoughts He said to them, "Every kingdom in which civil war has raged suffers desolation; and every city or house in which there is internal strife will be brought low. (WEY)
Matthew 18:4 Whoever, then, will make himself as low as this little child, the same is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven. (BBE)
Matthew 23:12 And whoever makes himself high will be made low, and whoever makes himself low will be made high. (BBE)
Luke 1:48 For he hath regarded the low estate of his handmaiden: for, behold, from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed. (KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT RSV)
Luke 1:52 He has put down princes from their thrones. And has exalted the lowly. (Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT RSV)
Luke 3:5 Every valley will be filled. Every mountain and hill will be brought low. The crooked will become straight, and the rough ways smooth. (WEB KJV ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Luke 10:15 And thou, Capernaum, shalt thou be lifted high as Heaven? Thou shalt be driven down as low as Hades. (WEY)
Luke 14:11 For every man who gives himself a high place will be put down, but he who takes a low place will be lifted up. (BBE)
Luke 18:9 And he made this story for some people who were certain that they were good, and had a low opinion of others: (BBE)
Luke 18:14 I say to you, This man went back to his house with God's approval, and not the other: for everyone who makes himself high will be made low and whoever makes himself low will be made high. (BBE)
Luke 19:44 and lay thee low, and thy children within thee, and they shall not leave in thee a stone upon a stone, because thou didst not know the time of thy inspection.' (YLT)
Acts 8:33 Being of low degree, his cause was not given a hearing: who has knowledge of his family? for his life is cut off from the earth. (BBE)
Acts 13:17 The God of this people Israel made selection of our fathers, lifting the people up from their low condition when they were living in the land of Egypt, and with a strong arm took them out of it. (BBE)
Acts 17:5 But the Jews which believed not, moved with envy, took unto them certain lewd fellows of the baser sort, and gathered a company, and set all the city on an uproar, and assaulted the house of Jason, and sought to bring them out to the people. (Root in KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS RSV)
Romans 12:16 Be of the same mind one toward another. Mind not high things, but condescend to men of low estate. Be not wise in your own conceits. (KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Romans 14:3 Let not him who takes food have a low opinion of him who does not: and let not him who does not take food be a judge of him who does; for he has God's approval. (BBE)
1 Corinthians 1:28 and God chose the lowly things of the world, and the things that are despised, and the things that are not, that he might bring to nothing the things that are: (Root in WEB BBE RSV NIV)
1 Corinthians 10:5 But with most of them God was not well pleased; for they were laid low in the Desert. (WEY NAS)
2 Corinthians 4:9 We are cruelly attacked, but not without hope; we are made low, but we are not without help; (BBE)
2 Corinthians 7:6 Nevertheless, he who comforts the lowly, God, comforted us by the coming of Titus; (Root in WEB ASV DBY)
2 Corinthians 11:7 Or did I do wrong in making myself low so that you might be lifted up, because I gave you the good news of God without reward? (BBE NIV)
Ephesians 5:4 Avoid shameful and foolish talk and low jesting--they are all alike discreditable--and in place of these give thanks. (WEY BBE)
Philippians 2:3 Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves. (Root in KJV ASV BBE DBY WBS)
Colossians 3:12 Put on therefore, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, a heart of compassion, kindness, lowliness, humility, and perseverance; (Root in WEB WEY ASV BBE DBY RSV)
James 1:9 Let the brother of low degree rejoice in that he is exalted: (KJV ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT RSV)
James 1:10 and the rich, in that he is made humble, because like the flower in the grass, he will pass away. (Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
James 4:6 But He gives more abundant grace, as is implied in His saying, "God sets Himself against the haughty, but to the lowly He gives grace." (Root in WEY BBE DBY YLT)
James 4:10 Make yourselves low in the eyes of the Lord and you will be lifted up by him. (BBE YLT)
1 Peter 5:5 And in the same way, let the younger men be ruled by the older ones. Let all of you put away pride and make yourselves ready to be servants: for God is a hater of pride, but he gives grace to those who make themselves low. (BBE)
1 Peter 5:6 For this cause make yourselves low under the strong hand of God, so that when the time comes you may be lifted up; (BBE)
Genesis 8:8 And he sent out the dove from him, to see if the waters had become low on the ground. (DBY)
Genesis 8:11 And the dove came to him at eventide; and behold, in her beak was an olive-leaf plucked off; and Noah knew that the waters had become low on the earth. (DBY)
Genesis 18:2 He lifted up his eyes and looked, and saw that three men stood opposite him. When he saw them, he ran to meet them from the tent door, and bowed himself to the earth, (See NIV)
Genesis 24:26 The man bowed his head, and worshiped Yahweh. (See NAS)
Genesis 24:48 I bowed my head, and worshiped Yahweh, and blessed Yahweh, the God of my master Abraham, who had led me in the right way to take my master's brother's daughter for his son. (See NAS)
Genesis 43:28 They said, "Your servant, our father, is well. He is still alive." They bowed the head, and did homage. (See NIV)
Exodus 4:31 The people believed, and when they heard that Yahweh had visited the children of Israel, and that he had seen their affliction, then they bowed their heads and worshiped. (See NAS)
Exodus 12:27 that you shall say,'It is the sacrifice of Yahweh's Passover, who passed over the houses of the children of Israel in Egypt, when he struck the Egyptians, and spared our houses.'" The people bowed their heads and worshiped. (See NAS)
Exodus 34:8 Moses hurried and bowed his head toward the earth, and worshiped. (See NAS)
Leviticus 11:29 And these are unclean to you among things which go low down on the earth; the weasel and the mouse and the great lizard, and animals of that sort; (BBE)
Numbers 22:31 Then Yahweh opened the eyes of Balaam, and he saw the angel of Yahweh standing in the way, with his sword drawn in his hand; and he bowed his head, and fell on his face. (See NIV)
Deuteronomy 1:7 turn, and take your journey, and go to the hill country of the Amorites, and to all the places near there, in the Arabah, in the hill country, and in the lowland, and in the South, and by the seashore, the land of the Canaanites, and Lebanon, as far as the great river, the river Euphrates. (Root in WEB JPS ASV BBE DBY YLT NAS RSV)
Deuteronomy 8:2 And keep in mind the way by which the Lord your God has taken you through the waste land these forty years, so that he might make low your pride and put you to the test, to see what was in your heart and if you would keep his orders or not. (BBE)
Deuteronomy 8:3 He humbled you, and allowed you to hunger, and fed you with manna, which you didn't know, neither did your fathers know; that he might make you know that man does not live by bread only, but by everything that proceeds out of the mouth of Yahweh does man live. (Root in WEB BBE)
Deuteronomy 28:43 The foreigner who is in the midst of you shall mount up above you higher and higher; and you shall come down lower and lower. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Joshua 11:2 and to the kings who were on the north, in the hill country, in the Arabah south of Chinneroth, in the lowland, and in the heights of Dor on the west, (Root in WEB JPS ASV BBE DBY YLT NAS RSV)
Joshua 11:16 So Joshua captured all that land, the hill country, all the South, all the land of Goshen, the lowland, the Arabah, the hill country of Israel, and the lowland of the same; (Root in WEB JPS ASV BBE DBY YLT NAS RSV)
Joshua 12:8 in the hill country, and in the lowland, and in the Arabah, and in the slopes, and in the wilderness, and in the South; the Hittite, the Amorite, and the Canaanite, the Perizzite, the Hivite, and the Jebusite: (Root in WEB JPS ASV BBE DBY YLT NAS RSV)
Joshua 15:33 In the lowland, Eshtaol, Zorah, Ashnah, (Root in WEB JPS ASV BBE DBY YLT NAS RSV)
Judges 1:9 Afterward the children of Judah went down to fight against the Canaanites who lived in the hill country, and in the South, and in the lowland. (Root in WEB JPS ASV BBE DBY YLT NAS RSV)
Judges 6:6 Israel was brought very low because of Midian; and the children of Israel cried to Yahweh. (WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS RSV)
Judges 9:38 Then Zebul said to him, Now where is your loud talk when you said, Who is Abimelech that we are to be his servants? Is this not the people whom you were rating so low? Go out now, and make war on them. (BBE)
Judges 11:35 It happened, when he saw her, that he tore his clothes, and said, "Alas, my daughter! You have brought me very low, and you are one of those who trouble me; for I have opened my mouth to Yahweh, and I can't go back." (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)
Ruth 1:21 I went out full, and Jehovah has brought me home again empty. Why do ye call me Naomi, seeing Jehovah has brought me low, and the Almighty has afflicted me? (DBY)
1 Samuel 2:7 Yahweh makes poor, and makes rich. He brings low, he also lifts up. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
2 Samuel 1:19 The glory, O Israel, is dead on your high places! How have the great ones been made low! (BBE)
2 Samuel 1:25 How have the great ones been made low in the fight! Jonathan is dead on your high places. (BBE)
2 Samuel 1:27 How have the great ones been made low, and the arms of war broken! (BBE)
2 Samuel 6:22 And I will do even worse than this, and make myself even lower in your eyes: but the servant-girls of whom you were talking will give me honour. (Root in BBE YLT)
2 Samuel 22:28 For you are the saviour of those who are in trouble; but your eyes are on men of pride, to make them low. (BBE NIV)
2 Samuel 22:40 For I have been armed by you with strength for the fight: you have made low under me those who came out against me. (BBE)
1 Kings 1:16 Bathsheba bowed, and did obeisance to the king. The king said, "What would you like?" (See NIV)
1 Kings 1:31 Then Bathsheba bowed with her face to the earth, and did obeisance to the king, and said, "Let my lord king David live forever!" (See NIV)
1 Kings 1:47 And the king's servants came to our lord King David, blessing him and saying, May God make the name of Solomon better than your name, and the seat of his authority greater than your seat; and the king was bent low in worship on his bed. (BBE)
1 Kings 2:19 So Bath-sheba went to King Solomon to have talk with him on Adonijah's account. And the king got up to come to her, and went down low to the earth before her; then he took his place on the king's seat and had a seat made ready for the king's mother and she took her place at his right hand. (BBE)
1 Kings 10:27 The king made silver to be in Jerusalem as stones, and cedars made he to be as the sycamore trees that are in the lowland, for abundance. (Root in WEB JPS ASV BBE DBY YLT NAS)
1 Kings 21:29 Do you see how Ahab has made himself low before me? because he has made himself low before me, I will not send the evil in his life-time, but in his son's time I will send the evil on his family. (BBE)
2 Kings 22:19 Because your heart was soft, and you made yourself low before me, when you had word of what I said against this place and its people, that they would become a waste and a curse, and you gave signs of grief, weeping before me: truly, I have given ear to you, says the Lord. (BBE)
1 Chronicles 27:28 and over the olive trees and the sycamore trees that were in the lowland was Baal Hanan the Gederite: and over the cellars of oil was Joash: (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT)
1 Chronicles 29:20 David said to all the assembly, Now bless Yahweh your God. All the assembly blessed Yahweh, the God of their fathers, and bowed down their heads and prostrated themselves before Yahweh and the king. (See NAS NIV)
2 Chronicles 1:15 The king made silver and gold to be in Jerusalem as stones, and cedars made he to be as the sycamore trees that are in the lowland, for abundance. (Root in WEB JPS ASV BBE DBY YLT NAS)
2 Chronicles 7:14 If my people, on whom my name is named, make themselves low and come to me in prayer, searching for me and turning from their evil ways; then I will give ear from heaven, overlooking their sin, and will give life again to their land. (BBE)
2 Chronicles 9:27 The king made silver to be in Jerusalem as stones, and he made cedars to be as the sycamore trees that are in the lowland, for abundance. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS)
2 Chronicles 12:6 Then the chiefs of Israel and the king made themselves low and said, The Lord is upright. (BBE)
2 Chronicles 12:7 And the Lord, seeing that they had made themselves low, said to Shemaiah, They have made themselves low: I will not send destruction on them, but in a short time I will give them salvation, and will not let loose my wrath on Jerusalem by the hand of Shishak. (BBE)
2 Chronicles 12:12 And when he made himself low, the wrath of the Lord was turned back from him, and complete destruction did not come on him, for there was still some good in Judah. (BBE)
2 Chronicles 26:10 He built towers in the wilderness, and dug out many cisterns, for he had much livestock; in the lowland also, and in the plain: and he had farmers and vineyard keepers in the mountains and in the fruitful fields; for he loved farming. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS)
2 Chronicles 28:18 The Philistines also had invaded the cities of the lowland, and of the South of Judah, and had taken Beth Shemesh, and Aijalon, and Gederoth, and Soco with its towns, and Timnah with its towns, Gimzo also and its towns: and they lived there. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS)
2 Chronicles 28:19 For Yahweh brought Judah low because of Ahaz king of Israel; for he had dealt wantonly in Judah, and trespassed severely against Yahweh. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE WBS RSV)
2 Chronicles 32:26 But then, Hezekiah, in sorrow for what he had done, put away his pride; and he and all Jerusalem made themselves low, so that the wrath of the Lord did not come on them in Hezekiah's life-time. (BBE)
2 Chronicles 33:12 And crying out to the Lord his God in his trouble, he made himself low before the God of his fathers, (BBE)
2 Chronicles 33:23 He did not make himself low before the Lord, as his father Manasseh had done, but went on sinning more and more. (BBE)
2 Chronicles 34:27 And your heart was soft, and you made yourself low before God, on hearing his words about this place and its people, and with weeping and signs of grief have made yourself low before me, I have given ear to you, says the Lord God. (BBE)
2 Chronicles 36:12 He did evil in the eyes of the Lord, and did not make himself low before Jeremiah the prophet who gave him the word of the Lord. (BBE)
Ezra 8:21 Then I gave orders for a time of going without food, there by the river Ahava, so that we might make ourselves low before our God in prayer, requesting from him a straight way for us and for our little ones and for all our substance. (BBE)
Ezra 9:5 And at the evening offering, having made myself low before God, I got up, and with signs of grief, falling down on my knees, with my hands stretched out to the Lord my God, (BBE)
Nehemiah 8:6 and Ezra blessed Yahweh, the great God. All the people answered, Amen, Amen, with the lifting up of their hands: and they bowed their heads, and worshiped Yahweh with their faces to the ground. (See NAS)
Esther 1:20 When the king's decree which he shall make is published throughout all his kingdom (for it is great), all the wives will give their husbands honor, both great and small." (See RSV)
Job 4:12 A word was given to me secretly, and the low sound of it came to my ears. (BBE)
Job 5:11 so that he sets up on high those who are low, those who mourn are exalted to safety. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Job 6:5 Does the wild donkey bray when he has grass? Or does the ox low over his fodder? (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Job 14:10 But man dies, and is laid low. Yes, man gives up the spirit, and where is he? (WEB JPS ASV RSV NIV)
Job 14:21 His sons come to honor, and he doesn't know it. They are brought low, but he doesn't perceive it of them. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS RSV NIV)
Job 22:23 If you come back to the Ruler of all, making yourself low before him; if you put evil far away from your tents; (BBE)
Job 22:29 For God makes low those whose hearts are lifted up, but he is a saviour to the poor in spirit. (BBE DBY YLT RSV NIV)
Job 24:24 They are exalted; yet a little while, and they are gone. Yes, they are brought low, they are taken out of the way as all others, and are cut off as the tops of the ears of grain. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Job 28:4 He openeth a shaft far from the inhabitants of the earth: forgotten of the foot, they hang suspended; away below men they hover. (Root in DBY YLT)
Job 30:19 Truly God has made me low, even to the earth, and I have become like dust. (BBE)
Job 40:11 Pour out the fury of your anger. Look at everyone who is proud, and bring him low. (WEB ASV BBE YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Job 40:12 Look on every one that is proud, and bring him low; and tread down the wicked in their place. (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV)