|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (superl.) Not long; having brief length or linear extension; as, a short distance; a short piece of timber; a short flight.
2. (superl.) Not extended in time; having very limited duration; not protracted; as, short breath.
3. (superl.) Limited in quantity; inadequate; insufficient; scanty; as, a short supply of provisions, or of water.
4. (superl.) Insufficiently provided; inadequately supplied; scantily furnished; lacking; not coming up to a reasonable, or the ordinary, standard; -- usually with of; as, to be short of money.
5. (superl.) Deficient; defective; imperfect; not coming up, as to a measure or standard; as, an account which is short of the troth.
6. (superl.) Not distant in time; near at hand.
7. (superl.) Limited in intellectual power or grasp; not comprehensive; narrow; not tenacious, as memory.
8. (superl.) Less important, efficacious, or powerful; not equal or equivalent; less (than); -- with of.
9. (superl.) Abrupt; brief; pointed; petulant; as, he gave a short answer to the question.
10. (superl.) Breaking or crumbling readily in the mouth; crisp; as, short pastry.
11. (superl.) Brittle.
12. (superl.) Engaging or engaged to deliver what is not possessed; as, short contracts; to be short of stock.
13. (adv.) Not prolonged, or relatively less prolonged, in utterance; -- opposed to long, and applied to vowels or to syllables. In English, the long and short of the same letter are not, in most cases, the long and short of the same sound; thus, the i in ill is the short sound, not of i in isle, but of ee in eel, and the e in pet is the short sound of a in pate, etc. See Quantity, and Guide to Pronunciation, //22, 30.
14. (n.) A summary account.
15. (n.) The part of milled grain sifted out which is next finer than the bran.
16. (n.) Short, inferior hemp.
17. (n.) Breeches; shortclothes.
18. (n.) A short sound, syllable, or vowel.
19. (adv.) In a short manner; briefly; limitedly; abruptly; quickly; as, to stop short in one's course; to turn short.
20. (v. t.) To shorten.
21. (v. i.) To fail; to decrease.
Short (128 Occurrences)
Matthew 13:21 yet he has no root in himself, but endures for a while. When oppression or persecution arises because of the word, immediately he stumbles. (See NIV)
Matthew 21:20 And when the disciples saw it they were surprised, saying, How did the fig-tree become dry in so short a time? (BBE)
Matthew 24:22 Unless those days had been shortened, no flesh would have been saved. But for the sake of the chosen ones, those days will be shortened. (Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Matthew 26:39 Going forward a short distance He fell on His face and prayed. "My Father," He said, "if it is possible, let this cup pass away from me; nevertheless, not as I will, but as Thou willest." (WEY)
Matthew 26:73 A short time afterwards the people standing there came and said to Peter, "Certainly you too are one of them, for your brogue shows it." (WEY)
Matthew 27:28 Stripping off His garments, they put on Him a general's short crimson cloak. (WEY)
Mark 4:17 They have no root in themselves, but are short-lived. When oppression or persecution arises because of the word, immediately they stumble. (WEB NIV)
Mark 13:20 Unless the Lord had shortened the days, no flesh would have been saved; but for the sake of the chosen ones, whom he picked out, he shortened the days. (Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Mark 14:35 Going forward a short distance He threw Himself upon His face and prayed repeatedly that, if it was possible, He might be spared that time of agony; (WEY)
Luke 8:1 Shortly after this He visited town after town, and village after village, proclaiming His Message and telling the Good News of the Kingdom of God. The Twelve were with Him, (Root in WEY BBE)
Luke 19:3 He was trying to see who Jesus was, and couldn't because of the crowd, because he was short. (WEB WEY NIV)
Luke 22:58 Shortly afterwards a man saw him and said, "You, too, are one of them." "No, man, I am not," said Peter. (Root in WEY DBY)
John 2:3 Now the wine ran short; whereupon the mother of Jesus said to Him, "They have no wine." (WEY)
John 2:12 Afterwards He went down to Capernaum--He, and His mother, and His brothers, and His disciples; and they made a short stay there. (WEY)
John 7:33 So Jesus said, "Still for a short time I am with you, and then I go my way to Him who sent me. (WEY NIV)
John 11:8 The disciples told him, "Rabbi, the Jews were just trying to stone you, and are you going there again?" (See NIV)
Acts 5:34 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, (DBY NAS)
Acts 15:3 So they set out, being accompanied for a short distance by some other members of the Church; and as they passed through Phoenicia and Samaria, they told the whole story of the conversion of the Gentiles and inspired all the brethren with great joy. (WEY)
Acts 24:4 But, so that I may not make you tired, I make a request to you of your mercy, to give hearing to a short statement. (BBE)
Acts 25:4 However Festus answered that Paul should be kept in custody at Caesarea, and that he himself was about to depart shortly. (Root in WEB KJV ASV BBE DBY WBS NAS RSV)
Acts 25:13 A short time after this, Agrippa the king and Bernice came to Caesarea to pay a complimentary visit to Festus; (WEY)
Acts 26:28 Agrippa said to Paul, "With a little persuasion are you trying to make me a Christian?" (See NAS RSV NIV)
Acts 26:29 Paul said, "I pray to God, that whether with little or with much, not only you, but also all that hear me this day, might become such as I am, except for these bonds." (See NAS RSV NIV)
Acts 27:28 So they hove the lead and found twenty fathoms of water; and after a short time they hove again and found fifteen fathoms. (WEY NIV)
Romans 1:32 In short, though knowing full well the sentence which God pronounces against actions such as theirs, as things which deserve death, they not only practise them, but even encourage and applaud others who do them. (WEY)
Romans 3:23 for all have sinned, and fall short of the glory of God; (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Romans 9:28 for He will finish the work and cut it short in righteousness, because the LORD will make a short work upon the earth." (WEB KJV ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT)
1 Corinthians 1:7 so that there is no gift of God in which you consciously come short while patiently waiting for the reappearing of our Lord Jesus Christ, (WEY DBY)
1 Corinthians 4:19 But I will come to you shortly, if the Lord is willing. And I will know, not the word of those who are puffed up, but the power. (Root in WEB KJV ASV BBE WBS)
1 Corinthians 7:5 Do not keep back from one another what is right, but only for a short time, and by agreement, so that you may give yourselves to prayer, and come together again; so that Satan may not get the better of you through your loss of self-control. (BBE)
1 Corinthians 7:29 But I say this, brothers: the time is short, that from now on, both those who have wives may be as though they had none; (WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
1 Corinthians 8:8 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. (DBY)
1 Corinthians 11:5 but a woman who prays or prophesies with her head uncovered dishonors her Head, for it is exactly the same as if she had her hair cut short. (WEY)
2 Corinthians 4:17 For our present trouble, which is only for a short time, is working out for us a much greater weight of glory; (BBE)
2 Corinthians 8:15 According as it is written, He who gathered much had no excess, and he who gathered little was nothing short. (DBY)
Ephesians 3:3 How by revelation the secret was made clear to me, as I said before in a short letter, (BBE)
1 Thessalonians 2:17 But we, brothers, being bereaved of you for a short season, in presence, not in heart, tried even harder to see your face with great desire, (WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE WBS NAS RSV NIV)
Hebrews 4:1 Let us fear therefore, lest perhaps anyone of you should seem to have come short of a promise of entering into his rest. (WEB KJV WEY ASV WBS YLT NAS NIV)
Hebrews 10:37 For there is still but a short time and then "The coming One will come and will not delay. (WEY)
Hebrews 11:25 having determined to endure ill-treatment along with the people of God rather than enjoy the short-lived pleasures of sin; (WEY BBE NIV)
Hebrews 12:10 For they truly gave us punishment for a short time, as it seemed good to them; but he does it for our profit, so that we may become holy as he is. (BBE NAS RSV)
Hebrews 12:15 looking carefully lest there be any man who falls short of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you, and many be defiled by it; (WEB ASV BBE NAS)
Hebrews 13:22 Bear with me, brethren, when I thus exhort you; for, in fact, it is but a short letter that I have written to you. (WEY NIV)
Hebrews 13:23 Know that our brother Timothy has been freed, with whom, if he comes shortly, I will see you. (Root in WEB KJV ASV BBE WBS YLT)
James 1:24 For after looking at himself he goes away, and in a short time he has no memory of what he was like. (BBE)
James 4:14 when, all the while, you do not even know what will happen to-morrow. For what is the nature of your life? Why, it is but a mist, which appears for a short time and then is seen no more. (WEY)
1 Peter 1:6 Rejoice triumphantly in the prospect of this, even if now, for a short time, you are compelled to sorrow amid various trials. (WEY)
1 Peter 5:10 And God, the giver of all grace, who has called you to share His eternal glory, through Christ, after you have suffered for a short time, will Himself make you perfect, firm, and strong. (WEY)
1 Peter 5:12 I send this short letter by Silas, our faithful brother--for such I regard him--in order to encourage you, and to bear witness that what I have told you is the true grace of God. In it stand fast. (WEY BBE)
2 Peter 1:14 Knowing that shortly I must put off this my tabernacle, even as our Lord Jesus Christ hath shewed me. (Root in KJV BBE WBS)
3 John 1:14 But I trust I shall shortly see thee, and we shall speak face to face. Peace be to thee. Our friends salute thee. Greet the friends by name. (Root in KJV ASV BBE WBS NAS)
Revelation 6:11 And there was given to each of them a long white robe, and they were bidden to wait patiently for a short time longer, until the full number of their fellow bondservants should also complete--namely of their brethren who were soon to be killed just as they had been. (WEY)
Revelation 12:12 Therefore rejoice, heavens, and you who dwell in them. Woe to the earth and to the sea, because the devil has gone down to you, having great wrath, knowing that he has but a short time." (WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
Revelation 17:10 And there are seven kings: five are fallen, and one is, and the other is not yet come; and when he cometh, he must continue a short space. (KJV WEY WBS)
Revelation 18:10 while they stand afar off because of their terror at her heavy punishment, and say, 'Alas, alas, thou great city, O Babylon, the mighty city! For in one short hour thy doom has come!' (WEY)
Revelation 18:17 because in one short hour all this great wealth has been laid waste!' And every shipmaster and every passenger by sea and the crews and all who ply their trade on the sea, (WEY)
Revelation 18:19 And they threw dust upon their heads, and cried out, weeping aloud and sorrowing. 'Alas, alas,' they said, 'for this great city, in which, through her vast wealth, the owners of all the ships on the sea have grown rich; because in one short hour she has been laid waste!' (WEY)
Revelation 20:3 and cast him into the abyss, and shut it, and sealed it over him, that he should deceive the nations no more, until the thousand years were finished. After this, he must be freed for a short time. (WEB WEY NAS NIV)
Genesis 41:54 Then came the first of the seven years of need as Joseph had said: and in every other land they were short of food; but in the land of Egypt there was bread. (BBE)
Genesis 41:56 And everywhere on the earth they were short of food; then Joseph, opening all his store-houses, gave the people of Egypt grain for money; so great was the need of food in the land of Egypt. (BBE)
Genesis 42:5 And the sons of Israel came with all the others to get grain: for they were very short of food in the land of Canaan. (BBE)
Genesis 44:4 When they had gone out of the city, and were not yet far off, Joseph said to his steward, "Up, follow after the men. When you overtake them, ask them,'Why have you rewarded evil for good? (See RSV)
Leviticus 21:5 They are not to have their hair cut off for the dead, or the hair on their chins cut short, or make cuts in their flesh. (BBE)
Leviticus 22:23 Either a bullock or a lamb that hath anything superfluous or lacking in his parts, that mayest thou offer for a freewill-offering; but for a vow it shall not be accepted. (See JPS DBY RSV)
Leviticus 25:52 And if there is only a short time, he will take account of it with his master, and in relation to the number of years he will give back the price of making him free. (BBE)
Numbers 11:23 Yahweh said to Moses, "Has Yahweh's hand grown short? Now you will see whether my word will happen to you or not." (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT RSV NIV)
Numbers 21:4 And they journey from mount Hor, the way of the Red Sea, to compass the land of Edom, and the soul of the people is short in the way, (YLT)
Deuteronomy 2:7 For the blessing of the Lord your God has been on you in all the work of your hands: he has knowledge of your wanderings through this great waste: these forty years the Lord your God has been with you, and you have been short of nothing. (BBE)
Deuteronomy 30:18 I give witness against you this day that destruction will certainly be your fate, and your days will be cut short in the land where you are going, the land of your heritage on the other side of Jordan. (BBE)
Judges 15:1 Now a short time after, at the time of the grain-cutting, Samson, taking with him a young goat, went to see his wife; and he said, I will go in to my wife into the bride's room. But her father would not let him go in. (BBE)
Ruth 2:7 She said,'Please let me glean and gather after the reapers among the sheaves.' So she came, and has continued even from the morning until now, except that she stayed a little in the house." (See NIV)
1 Samuel 2:31 Behold, the days come, that I will cut off your arm, and the arm of your father's house, that there shall not be an old man in your house. (See NIV)
2 Samuel 16:1 When David was a little past the top of the ascent, behold, Ziba the servant of Mephibosheth met him, with a couple of donkeys saddled, and on them two hundred loaves of bread, and one hundred clusters of raisins, and one hundred summer fruits, and a bottle of wine. (See NIV)
2 Samuel 19:36 Thy servant would but just go over the Jordan with the king; and why should the king recompense it me with such a reward? (See NIV)
2 Samuel 21:1 In the days of David they were short of food for three years, year after year; and David went before the Lord for directions. And the Lord said, On Saul and on his family there is blood, because he put the Gibeonites to death. (BBE)
1 Kings 11:22 But Pharaoh said to him, What have you been short of while you have been with me, that you are desiring to go back to your country? And he said, Nothing; but even so, send me back. (BBE)
2 Kings 5:19 He said to him, "Go in peace." So he departed from him a little way. (See RSV)
2 Kings 6:25 And they became very short of food in Samaria; for they kept it shut in till the price of an ass's head was eighty shekels of silver, and a small measure of doves' droppings was five shekels of silver. (BBE)
2 Kings 10:32 In those days the LORD began to cut Israel short: and Hazael smote them in all the coasts of Israel; (KJV JPS DBY WBS)
2 Kings 18:27 But the Rab-shakeh said to them, Is it to your master or to you that my master has sent me to say these words? has he not sent me to the men seated on the wall? for they are the people who will be short of food with you when the town is shut in. (BBE)
2 Kings 19:26 Therefore their inhabitants were of small power. They were dismayed and confounded. They were like the grass of the field, and like the green herb, like the grass on the housetops, and like grain blasted before it has grown up. (See NAS)
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)
Esther 6:10 Then the king said to Haman, "Hurry and take the clothing and the horse, as you have said, and do this for Mordecai the Jew, who sits at the king's gate. Let nothing fail of all that you have spoken." (See NAS)
Job 14:1 As for man, the son of woman, his days are short and full of trouble. (BBE NAS)
Job 16:22 For in a short time I will take the journey from which I will not come back. (BBE)
Job 17:1 "My spirit is consumed. My days are extinct, And the grave is ready for me. (See NIV)
Job 17:12 They change the night into day: the light is short because of darkness. (KJV JPS WBS)
Job 18:7 The steps of his strength shall be shortened. His own counsel shall cast him down. (Root in WEB BBE NAS RSV)
Job 20:5 that the triumphing of the wicked is short, the joy of the godless but for a moment? (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Job 21:4 I -- to man 'is' my complaint? and if 'so', wherefore May not my temper become short? (YLT)
Job 24:24 For a short time they are lifted up; then they are gone; they are made low, they are pulled off like fruit, and like the heads of grain they are cut off. (BBE)
Job 36:14 They come to their end while they are still young, their life is short like that of those who are used for sex purposes in the worship of their gods. (BBE)
Psalms 37:10 For in a short time the evil-doer will be gone: you will go searching for his place, and it will not be there. (BBE)
Psalms 39:12 Let my prayer come to your ears, O Lord, and give attention to my cry, make an answer to my weeping: for my time here is short before you, and in a little time I will be gone, like all my fathers. (BBE)
Psalms 89:45 You have shortened the days of his youth. You have covered him with shame. Selah. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Psalms 89:47 Remember how short my time is! For what vanity have you created all the children of men! (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE WBS)
Psalms 102:23 He weakened my strength along the course. He shortened my days. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Psalms 106:13 But their memory of his works was short; not waiting to be guided by him, (BBE)
Psalms 109:8 Let his life be short; let another take his position of authority. (BBE)
Psalms 119:84 How short is the life of your servant! when will you give your decision against those who are attacking me? (BBE)