|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (a.) Compar. of Low, a.
2. (v.) To let descend by its own weight, as something suspended; to let down; as, to lower a bucket into a well; to lower a sail or a boat; sometimes, to pull down; as, to lower a flag.
3. (v.) To reduce the height of; as, to lower a fence or wall; to lower a chimney or turret.
4. (v.) To depress as to direction; as, to lower the aim of a gun; to make less elevated as to object; as, to lower one's ambition, aspirations, or hopes.
5. (v.) To reduce the degree, intensity, strength, etc., of; as, to lower the temperature of anything; to lower one's vitality; to lower distilled liquors.
6. (v.) To bring down; to humble; as, to lower one's pride.
7. (v.) To reduce in value, amount, etc. ; as, to lower the price of goods, the rate of interest, etc.
8. (v. i.) To fall; to sink; to grow less; to diminish; to decrease; as, the river lowered as rapidly as it rose.
9. (v. i.) To be dark, gloomy, and threatening, as clouds; to be covered with dark and threatening clouds, as the sky; to show threatening signs of approach, as a tempest.
10. (v. i.) To frown; to look sullen.
11. (n.) Cloudiness; gloominess.
12. (n.) A frowning; sullenness.
Lower (72 Occurrences)
Matthew 11:11 "I solemnly tell you that among all of woman born no greater has ever been raised up than John the Baptist; yet one who is of lower rank in the Kingdom of the Heavens is greater than he. (WEY)
Luke 7:28 "I tell you that among all of women born there is not one greater than John. Yet one who is of lower rank in the Kingdom of God is greater than he. (WEY)
Acts 27:30 As the sailors were trying to flee out of the ship, and had lowered the boat into the sea, pretending that they would lay out anchors from the bow, (Root in WEB WEY ASV RSV NIV)
Romans 7:18 For I know that in me, that is, in my lower self, nothing good has its home; for while the will to do right is present with me, the power to carry it out is not. (WEY)
Romans 8:12 Therefore, brethren, it is not to our lower natures that we are under obligation that we should live by their rule. (WEY)
Romans 8:38 For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither the lower ranks of evil angels nor the higher, neither things present nor things future, nor the forces of nature, (WEY)
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? (See NIV)
Galatians 5:13 You however, brethren, were called to freedom. Only do not turn your freedom into an excuse for giving way to your lower natures; but become bondservants to one another in a spirit of love. (WEY)
Galatians 5:16 This then is what I mean. Let your lives be guided by the Spirit, and then you will certainly not indulge the cravings of your lower natures. (WEY)
Galatians 5:17 For the cravings of the lower nature are opposed to those of the Spirit, and the cravings of the Spirit are opposed to those of the lower nature; because these are antagonistic to each other, so that you cannot do everything to which you are inclined. (WEY)
Galatians 5:19 Now you know full well the doings of our lower natures. Fornication, impurity, indecency, idol-worship, sorcery; (WEY)
Galatians 5:24 Against such things as these there is no law. Now those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified their lower nature with its passions and appetites. (WEY)
Galatians 6:8 He who sows in the field of his lower nature, will from that nature reap destruction; but he who sows to serve the Spirit will from the Spirit reap the Life of the Ages. (WEY)
Ephesians 2:3 Among them all of us also formerly passed our lives, governed by the inclinations of our lower natures, indulging the cravings of those natures and of our own thoughts, and were in our original state deserving of anger like all others. (WEY)
Ephesians 4:9 Now this, "He ascended," what is it but that he also first descended into the lower parts of the earth? (WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Colossians 2:23 These rules have indeed an appearance of wisdom where self-imposed worship exists, and an affectation of humility and an ascetic severity. But not one of them is of any value in combating the indulgence of our lower natures. (WEY)
Hebrews 2:7 You made him a little lower than the angels. You crowned him with glory and honor. (WEB KJV ASV BBE WBS NAS RSV NIV)
Hebrews 2:9 But we see him who has been made a little lower than the angels, Jesus, because of the suffering of death crowned with glory and honor, that by the grace of God he should taste of death for everyone. (WEB KJV ASV BBE WBS NAS RSV NIV)
1 Peter 2:11 Dear friends, I entreat you as pilgrims and foreigners not to indulge the cravings of your lower natures: for all such cravings wage war upon the soul. (WEY)
Genesis 6:16 You shall make a roof in the ship, and you shall finish it to a cubit upward. You shall set the door of the ship in its side. You shall make it with lower, second, and third levels. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Genesis 8:3 And the waters went slowly back from the earth, and at the end of a hundred and fifty days the waters were lower. (BBE)
Genesis 35:8 And Deborah, Rebekah's nurse, dieth, and she is buried at the lower part of Bethel, under the oak, and he calleth its name 'Oak of weeping.' (YLT)
Exodus 19:17 Moses led the people out of the camp to meet God; and they stood at the lower part of the mountain. (WEB YLT)
Exodus 28:26 Then make two gold rings and put them on the lower ends of the bag, at the edge of it on the inner side nearest to the ephod. (BBE)
Exodus 28:27 You shall make two rings of gold, and shall put them on the two shoulder straps of the ephod underneath, in its forepart, close by its coupling, above the skillfully woven band of the ephod. (See RSV)
Exodus 39:19 And they made two rings of gold and put them on the two lower ends of the bag, on the inner side nearest to the ephod. (BBE)
Leviticus 13:20 and the priest shall examine it; and behold, if its appearance is lower than the skin, and its hair has turned white, then the priest shall pronounce him unclean. It is the plague of leprosy. It has broken out in the boil. (WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS YLT NAS)
Leviticus 13:21 But if the priest look on it, and, behold, there be no white hairs therein, and if it be not lower than the skin, but be somewhat dark; then the priest shall shut him up seven days: (KJV JPS ASV WBS YLT NAS)
Leviticus 13:26 But if the priest examines it, and behold, there is no white hair in the bright spot, and it isn't lower than the skin, but is faded; then the priest shall isolate him seven days. (WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS YLT)
Leviticus 13:45 "The leper in whom the plague is shall wear torn clothes, and the hair of his head shall hang loose. He shall cover his upper lip, and shall cry,'Unclean! Unclean!' (See NIV)
Leviticus 14:37 And he shall look on the plague, and, behold, if the plague be in the walls of the house with hollow streaks, greenish or reddish, which in sight are lower than the wall; (KJV JPS ASV WBS YLT)
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. (WEB JPS ASV BBE DBY NAS RSV NIV)
Joshua 13:27 and in the valley, Beth Haram, Beth Nimrah, Succoth, and Zaphon, the rest of the kingdom of Sihon king of Heshbon, the Jordan's bank, to the uttermost part of the sea of Chinnereth beyond the Jordan eastward. (See NAS RSV)
Joshua 15:2 Their south border was from the uttermost part of the Salt Sea, from the bay that looks southward; (See NAS)
Joshua 15:19 She said, "Give me a blessing. Because you have set me in the land of the South, give me also springs of water." He gave her the upper springs and the lower springs. (WEB BBE DBY YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Joshua 16:3 and it went down westward to the border of the Japhletites, to the border of Beth Horon the lower, even to Gezer; and ended at the sea. (WEB BBE DBY YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Joshua 18:13 The border passed along from there to Luz, to the side of Luz (the same is Bethel), southward. The border went down to Ataroth Addar, by the mountain that lies on the south of Beth Horon the lower. (WEB BBE DBY YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Judges 1:15 She said to him, "Give me a blessing; for that you have set me in the land of the South, give me also springs of water." Then Caleb gave her the upper springs and the lower springs. (WEB BBE DBY YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Judges 7:8 So they took the vessels of the people, and their horns from their hands, and he sent them away, every man to his tent, keeping only the three hundred; and the tents of Midian were lower down in the valley. (BBE YLT)
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. (BBE)
1 Kings 9:17 Solomon built Gezer, and Beth Horon the lower, (WEB BBE DBY YLT NAS RSV NIV)
1 Chronicles 7:24 His daughter was Sheerah, who built Beth Horon the lower and the upper, and Uzzen Sheerah. (WEB BBE YLT NAS RSV NIV)
2 Chronicles 8:5 Also he built Beth Horon the upper, and Beth Horon the lower, fortified cities, with walls, gates, and bars; (WEB BBE DBY YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Nehemiah 4:13 Therefore set I in the lower places behind the wall, and on the higher places, I even set the people after their families with their swords, their spears, and their bows. (KJV DBY WBS)
Job 41:24 His heart is as firm as a stone, yes, firm as the lower millstone. (WEB BBE YLT NAS NIV)
Psalms 8:5 For you have made him a little lower than God, and crowned him with glory and honor. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS NAS NIV)
Psalms 63:9 But those who seek my soul, to destroy it, shall go into the lower parts of the earth. (WEB KJV ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT)
Psalms 139:15 My bones were not hidden from thee when I was made in secret, curiously wrought in the lower parts of the earth. (DBY YLT)
Proverbs 25:7 for it is better that it be said to you, "Come up here," than that you should be put lower in the presence of the prince, whom your eyes have seen. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS NAS RSV)
Isaiah 11:11 And in that day the hand of the Lord will be stretched out the second time to get back the rest of his people, from Assyria, and from Egypt, and from Pathros, and from Cush, and from Elam, and from Shinar, and from Hamath, and from the sea-lands. (See NIV)
Isaiah 22:9 You saw the breaches of the city of David, that they were many; and you gathered together the waters of the lower pool. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Isaiah 44:23 Sing, you heavens, for Yahweh has done it! Shout, you lower parts of the earth! Break out into singing, you mountains, O forest, all of your trees, for Yahweh has redeemed Jacob, and will glorify himself in Israel. (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS)
Jeremiah 44:1 The word that came to Jeremiah concerning all the Jews who lived in the land of Egypt, who lived at Migdol, and at Tahpanhes, and at Memphis, and in the country of Pathros, saying, (See NIV)
Jeremiah 44:15 Then all the men who knew that their wives burned incense to other gods, and all the women who stood by, a great assembly, even all the people who lived in the land of Egypt, in Pathros, answered Jeremiah, saying, (See NIV)
Lamentations 3:55 I called Thy name, O Jehovah, from the lower pit. (YLT)
Ezekiel 24:17 Sigh, but not aloud, make no mourning for the dead; bind your headdress on you, and put your shoes on your feet, and don't cover your lips, and don't eat men's bread. (See NIV)
Ezekiel 24:22 You shall do as I have done: you shall not cover your lips, nor eat the bread of men. (See NIV)
Ezekiel 26:20 then will I bring you down with those who descend into the pit, to the people of old time, and will make you to dwell in the lower parts of the earth, in the places that are desolate of old, with those who go down to the pit, that you be not inhabited; and I will set glory in the land of the living: (WEB DBY YLT NAS)
Ezekiel 31:14 to the end that none of all the trees by the waters exalt themselves in their stature, neither set their top among the thick boughs, nor that their mighty ones stand up on their height, even all who drink water: for they are all delivered to death, to the lower parts of the earth, in the midst of the children of men, with those who go down to the pit. (WEB DBY YLT)
Ezekiel 31:16 I made the nations to shake at the sound of his fall, when I cast him down to Sheol with those who descend into the pit; and all the trees of Eden, the choice and best of Lebanon, all that drink water, were comforted in the lower parts of the earth. (WEB DBY YLT)
Ezekiel 31:18 To whom are you thus like in glory and in greatness among the trees of Eden? yet you will be brought down with the trees of Eden to the lower parts of the earth: you shall lie in the midst of the uncircumcised, with those who are slain by the sword. This is Pharaoh and all his multitude, says the Lord Yahweh. (WEB DBY YLT)
Ezekiel 32:18 Son of man, wail for the multitude of Egypt, and cast them down, even her, and the daughters of the famous nations, to the lower parts of the earth, with those who go down into the pit. (WEB DBY YLT)
Ezekiel 32:24 There is Elam and all her multitude around her grave; all of them slain, fallen by the sword, who are gone down uncircumcised into the lower parts of the earth, who caused their terror in the land of the living, and have borne their shame with those who go down to the pit. (WEB DBY YLT NAS)
Ezekiel 40:18 The pavement was by the side of the gates, answerable to the length of the gates, even the lower pavement. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Ezekiel 40:19 Then he measured the breadth from the forefront of the lower gate to the forefront of the inner court outside, one hundred cubits, both on the east and on the north. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Ezekiel 41:7 And for the side-chambers there was an enlarging, and it went round about the house increasing upward; for the surrounding of the house increased upward round about the house; therefore the house had width upward, and so ascended from the lower story to the upper, by the middle one. (DBY YLT)
Ezekiel 42:5 Now the upper chambers were shorter; for the galleries took away from these, more than from the lower and the middle, in the building. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Ezekiel 42:6 for they 'are' threefold, and they have no pillars as the pillars of the court, therefore it hath been kept back -- more than the lower and than the middle one -- from the ground. (YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Ezekiel 43:14 From the bottom on the ground to the lower ledge shall be two cubits, and the breadth one cubit; and from the lesser ledge to the greater ledge shall be four cubits, and the breadth a cubit. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Daniel 2:39 And after you another kingdom, lower than you, will come to power; and a third kingdom, of brass, ruling over all the earth. (BBE YLT)
Daniel 6:24 And the king hath said, and they have brought those men who had accused Daniel, and to the den of lions they have cast them, they, their sons, and their wives; and they have not come to the lower part of the den till that the lions have power over them, and all their bones they have broken small. (YLT)
Jonah 1:5 And the mariners were afraid, and cried every one unto his god; and they cast forth the wares that were in the ship into the sea, to be lightened of them. But Jonah had gone down into the lower part of the ship; and he lay, and was fast asleep. (DBY)