|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) Originally, a covered porch with seats, at a house door; the Dutch step as introduced by the Dutch into New York. Afterward, an out-of-door flight of stairs of from seven to fourteen steps, with platform and parapets, leading to an entrance door some distance above the street; the French perron. Hence, any porch, platform, entrance stairway, or small veranda, at a house door.
2. (n.) A vessel of liquor; a flagon.
3. (n.) A post fixed in the earth.
4. (v. i.) To bend the upper part of the body downward and forward; to bend or lean forward; to incline forward in standing or walking; to assume habitually a bent position.
5. (v. i.) To yield; to submit; to bend, as by compulsion; to assume a position of humility or subjection.
6. (v. i.) To descend from rank or dignity; to condescend.
7. (v. i.) To come down as a hawk does on its prey; to pounce; to souse; to swoop.
8. (v. i.) To sink when on the wing; to alight.
9. (v. t.) To bend forward and downward; to bow down; as, to stoop the body.
10. (v. t.) To cause to incline downward; to slant; as, to stoop a cask of liquor.
11. (v. t.) To cause to submit; to prostrate.
12. (v. t.) To degrade.
13. (n.) The act of stooping, or bending the body forward; inclination forward; also, an habitual bend of the back and shoulders.
14. (n.) Descent, as from dignity or superiority; condescension; an act or position of humiliation.
15. (n.) The fall of a bird on its prey; a swoop.
Stoop (10 Occurrences)
Mark 1:7 He preached, saying, "After me comes he who is mightier than I, the thong of whose sandals I am not worthy to stoop down and loosen. (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Romans 11:10 Let darkness come over their eyes that they may be unable to see, and make Thou their backs continually to stoop." (WEY)
1 Peter 1:12 To them it was revealed that they were serving not themselves but you, when they foretold the very things which have now been openly declared to you by those who, having been taught by the Holy Spirit which had been sent from Heaven, brought you the Good News. Angels long to stoop and look into these things. (WEY)
2 Samuel 22:36 You have also given me the shield of your salvation. Your gentleness has made me great. (See NIV)
Job 9:13 "God will not withdraw his anger. The helpers of Rahab stoop under him. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)
Psalms 18:35 You have also given me the shield of your salvation. Your right hand sustains me. Your gentleness has made me great. (See NIV)
Proverbs 12:25 Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop: but a good word maketh it glad. (KJV ASV DBY)
Ecclesiastes 12:3 In the day when the keepers of the house are shaking for fear, and the strong men are bent down, and the women who were crushing the grain are at rest because their number is small, and those looking out of the windows are unable to see; (See NAS NIV)
Isaiah 46:2 They stoop, they bow down together; they could not deliver the burden, but themselves are gone into captivity. (WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Jeremiah 5:26 For among my people are found wicked men: they lay wait, as fowlers stoop down; they set a trap, they catch men. (DBY)