|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) Small coal; also, coal dust; culm.
2. (n.) A valley, or small, shallow dell.
3. (superl.) Lax; not tense; not hard drawn; not firmly extended; as, a slack rope.
4. (superl.) Weak; not holding fast; as, a slack hand.
5. (superl.) Remiss; backward; not using due diligence or care; not earnest or eager; as, slack in duty or service.
6. (superl.) Not violent, rapid, or pressing; slow; moderate; easy; as, business is slack.
7. (adv.) Slackly; as, slack dried hops.
8. (n.) The part of anything that hangs loose, having no strain upon it; as, the slack of a rope or of a sail.
9. (a.) Alt. of Slacken
10. (v. t.) Alt. of Slacken
Slack (19 Occurrences)
2 Peter 3:9 The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance. (KJV ASV WBS)
Deuteronomy 7:10 and repays those who hate him to their face, to destroy them: he will not be slack to him who hates him, he will repay him to his face. (WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS RSV)
Deuteronomy 23:21 When you shall vow a vow to Yahweh your God, you shall not be slack to pay it: for Yahweh your God will surely require it of you; and it would be sin in you. (WEB KJV JPS ASV RSV)
Joshua 10:6 And the men of Gibeon sent unto Joshua to the camp to Gilgal, saying, Slack not thy hand from thy servants; come up to us quickly, and save us, and help us: for all the kings of the Amorites that dwell in the mountains are gathered together against us. (KJV JPS ASV WBS)
Joshua 18:3 And Joshua said unto the children of Israel, How long are ye slack to go to possess the land, which the LORD God of your fathers hath given you? (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV)
2 Kings 4:24 Then she saddled an ass, and said to her servant, Drive, and go forward; slack not thy riding for me, except I bid thee. (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV)
2 Chronicles 15:7 But you be strong, and don't let your hands be slack; for your work shall be rewarded. (WEB JPS ASV)
Ezra 4:22 Take heed that you not be slack herein: why should damage grow to the hurt of the kings? (WEB JPS ASV RSV)
Proverbs 10:4 He becometh poor that dealeth with a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent maketh rich. (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV)
Proverbs 12:24 The hand of the ready worker will have authority, but he who is slow in his work will be put to forced work. (See NAS)
Proverbs 18:9 One who is slack in his work is brother to him who is a master of destruction. (WEB JPS ASV NAS RSV NIV)
Proverbs 24:10 If you give way in the day of trouble, your strength is small. (See NAS)
Isaiah 13:7 Therefore shall all hands be feeble, and every heart of man shall melt: (See JPS)
Isaiah 33:23 Your cords have become loose; they were not able to make strong the support of their sails, the sail was not stretched out: then the blind will take much property, the feeble-footed will make division of the goods of war. (See NAS)
Jeremiah 48:10 Cursed be he that doeth the work of Jehovah negligently; and cursed be he that keepeth back his sword from blood. (See JPS RSV)
Ezekiel 7:17 All hands shall be feeble, and all knees shall be weak as water. (See JPS)
Ezekiel 21:7 And it shall be, when they say unto thee, Wherefore sighest thou? that thou shalt say, Because of the tidings, for it cometh; 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 cometh, and it shall be done, saith the Lord Jehovah. (See JPS)
Daniel 5:6 Then the king's face was changed in him, and his thoughts troubled him; and the joints of his thighs were loosened, and his knees struck one against another. (See NAS)
Zephaniah 3:16 In that day it shall be said to Jerusalem, Fear thou not: and to Zion, Let not thine hands be slack. (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)