|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) See Milt.
2. (v.) To reduce from a solid to a liquid state, as by heat; to liquefy; as, to melt wax, tallow, or lead; to melt ice or snow.
3. (v.) Hence: To soften, as by a warming or kindly influence; to relax; to render gentle or susceptible to mild influences; sometimes, in a bad sense, to take away the firmness of; to weaken.
4. (v. i.) To be changed from a solid to a liquid state under the influence of heat; as, butter and wax melt at moderate temperatures.
5. (v. i.) To dissolve; as, sugar melts in the mouth.
6. (v. i.) Hence: To be softened; to become tender, mild, or gentle; also, to be weakened or subdued, as by fear.
7. (v. i.) To lose distinct form or outline; to blend.
8. (v. i.) To disappear by being dispersed or dissipated; as, the fog melts away.
Melt (33 Occurrences)
2 Peter 3:10 But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up. (KJV WBS)
2 Peter 3:12 looking for and earnestly desiring the coming of the day of God, which will cause the burning heavens to be dissolved, and the elements will melt with fervent heat? (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Exodus 15:15 Then the chiefs of Edom were dismayed. Trembling takes hold of the mighty men of Moab. All the inhabitants of Canaan are melted away. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Exodus 16:21 They gathered it morning by morning, everyone according to his eating. When the sun grew hot, it melted. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Deuteronomy 1:28 Where are we going up? our brothers have made our heart to melt, saying,'The people are greater and taller than we; the cities are great and fortified up to the sky; and moreover we have seen the sons of the Anakim there.'" (WEB JPS ASV DBY YLT NAS RSV)
Deuteronomy 20:8 The officers shall speak further to the people, and they shall say, "What man is there who is fearful and fainthearted? Let him go and return to his house, lest his brother's heart melt as his heart." (WEB JPS ASV DBY YLT NAS RSV)
Joshua 2:9 and she said to the men, "I know that Yahweh has given you the land, and that the fear of you has fallen on us, and that all the inhabitants of the land melt away before you. (WEB JPS ASV YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Joshua 2:11 As soon as we had heard it, our hearts melted, neither did there remain any more spirit in any man, because of you: for Yahweh your God, he is God in heaven above, and on earth beneath. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Joshua 2:24 They said to Joshua, "Truly Yahweh has delivered into our hands all the land. Moreover, all the inhabitants of the land melt away before us." (WEB JPS ASV YLT NAS NIV)
Joshua 14:8 Nevertheless, my brothers who went up with me made the heart of the people melt; but I wholly followed Yahweh my God. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
2 Samuel 17:10 Even he who is valiant, whose heart is as the heart of a lion, will utterly melt; for all Israel knows that your father is a mighty man, and those who are with him are valiant men. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV NIV)
Psalms 6:6 I am weary with my groaning; Every night make I my bed to swim; I water my couch with my tears. (See JPS)
Psalms 58:7 Let them melt away as waters which run continually: when he bendeth his bow to shoot his arrows, let them be as cut in pieces. (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)
Psalms 75:3 Melted is the earth and all its inhabitants, I -- I have pondered its pillars. Selah. (Root in YLT NAS)
Psalms 97:5 The mountains melt like wax at the presence of Yahweh, at the presence of the Lord of the whole earth. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Psalms 112:10 The wicked will see it, and be grieved. He shall gnash with his teeth, and melt away. The desire of the wicked will perish. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Isaiah 8:6 Because this people will have nothing to do with the softly-flowing waters of Shiloah, and have fear of Rezin and Remaliah's son; (See RSV)
Isaiah 13:7 Therefore all hands will be feeble, and everyone's heart will melt. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Isaiah 14:31 Howl, gate! Cry, city! You are melted away, Philistia, all of you; for smoke comes out of the north, and there is no straggler in his ranks. (Root in WEB JPS ASV YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Isaiah 19:1 The burden of Egypt: "Behold, Yahweh rides on a swift cloud, and comes to Egypt. The idols of Egypt will tremble at his presence; and the heart of Egypt will melt in its midst. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Isaiah 34:3 Their slain will also be cast out, and the stench of their dead bodies will come up; and the mountains will melt in their blood. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)
Isaiah 64:7 and there is none that calleth upon thy name, that stirreth up himself to take hold of thee; for thou hast hidden thy face from us, and hast caused us to melt away through our iniquities. (DBY YLT)
Jeremiah 9:7 Therefore thus says Yahweh of Armies, Behold, I will melt them, and try them; for how else should I do, because of the daughter of my people? (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)
Jeremiah 49:23 Of Damascus. Hamath is confounded, and Arpad; for they have heard evil news, they are melted away: there is sorrow on the sea; it can't be quiet. (Root in WEB JPS ASV DBY YLT RSV)
Ezekiel 7:17 All hands shall be feeble, and all knees shall melt into water. (DBY)
Ezekiel 21:7 It shall be, when they tell you, Why do you sigh? that you shall say, Because of the news, for it comes; and every heart shall melt, and all hands shall be feeble, and every spirit shall faint, and all knees shall be weak as water: behold, it comes, and it shall be done, says the Lord Yahweh. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Ezekiel 21:15 I have set the threatening sword against all their gates, that their heart may melt, and their stumblings be multiplied: ah! it is made as lightning, it is pointed for slaughter. (WEB JPS ASV DBY YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Ezekiel 22:20 As they gather silver and brass and iron and lead and tin into the midst of the furnace, to blow the fire on it, to melt it; so will I gather you in my anger and in my wrath, and I will lay you there, and melt you. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Amos 9:5 For the Lord, Yahweh of Armies, is he who touches the land and it melts, and all who dwell in it will mourn; and it will rise up wholly like the River, and will sink again, like the River of Egypt. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Amos 9:13 Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that the plowman shall overtake the reaper, and the treader of grapes him that soweth seed; and the mountains shall drop sweet wine, and all the hills shall melt. (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)
Micah 1:4 The mountains melt under him, and the valleys split apart, like wax before the fire, like waters that are poured down a steep place. (WEB ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Nahum 1:5 The mountains quake before him, and the hills melt away. The earth trembles at his presence, yes, the world, and all who dwell in it. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV NIV)
Nahum 2:10 She is empty, void, and waste. The heart melts, the knees knock together, their bodies and faces have grown pale. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)