|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (v. i.) Wanting physical strength.
2. (v. i.) Deficient in strength of body; feeble; infirm; sickly; debilitated; enfeebled; exhausted.
3. (v. i.) Not able to sustain a great weight, pressure, or strain; as, a weak timber; a weak rope.
4. (v. i.) Not firmly united or adhesive; easily broken or separated into pieces; not compact; as, a weak ship.
5. (v. i.) Not stiff; pliant; frail; soft; as, the weak stalk of a plant.
6. (v. i.) Not able to resist external force or onset; easily subdued or overcome; as, a weak barrier; as, a weak fortress.
7. (v. i.) Lacking force of utterance or sound; not sonorous; low; small; feeble; faint.
8. (v. i.) Not thoroughly or abundantly impregnated with the usual or required ingredients, or with stimulating and nourishing substances; of less than the usual strength; as, weak tea, broth, or liquor; a weak decoction or solution; a weak dose of medicine.
9. (v. i.) Lacking ability for an appropriate function or office; as, weak eyes; a weak stomach; a weak magistrate; a weak regiment, or army.
10. (v. i.) Not possessing or manifesting intellectual, logical, moral, or political strength, vigor, etc.
11. (v. i.) Feeble of mind; wanting discernment; lacking vigor; spiritless; as, a weak king or magistrate.
12. (v. i.) Resulting from, or indicating, lack of judgment, discernment, or firmness; unwise; hence, foolish.
13. (v. i.) Not having full confidence or conviction; not decided or confirmed; vacillating; wavering.
14. (v. i.) Not able to withstand temptation, urgency, persuasion, etc.; easily impressed, moved, or overcome; accessible; vulnerable; as, weak resolutions; weak virtue.
15. (v. i.) Wanting in power to influence or bind; as, weak ties; a weak sense of honor of duty.
16. (v. i.) Not having power to convince; not supported by force of reason or truth; unsustained; as, a weak argument or case.
17. (v. i.) Wanting in point or vigor of expression; as, a weak sentence; a weak style.
18. (v. i.) Not prevalent or effective, or not felt to be prevalent; not potent; feeble.
19. (v. i.) Lacking in elements of political strength; not wielding or having authority or energy; deficient in the resources that are essential to a ruler or nation; as, a weak monarch; a weak government or state.
20. (v. i.) Tending towards lower prices; as, a weak market.
21. (v. i.) Pertaining to, or designating, a verb which forms its preterit (imperfect) and past participle by adding to the present the suffix -ed, -d, or the variant form -t; as in the verbs abash, abashed; abate, abated; deny, denied; feel, felt. See Strong, 19 (a).
22. (v. i.) Pertaining to, or designating, a noun in Anglo-Saxon, etc., the stem of which ends in -n. See Strong, 19 (b).
23. (v.) To make or become weak; to weaken.
Weak (102 Occurrences)
Matthew 26:41 Watch and pray, that you don't enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak." (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Mark 9:24 Immediately the father cried out, "I do believe: strengthen my weak faith." (WEY)
Mark 14:38 Watch and pray, that you may not enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak." (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Acts 20:35 In all things I gave you an example, that so laboring you ought to help the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that he himself said,'It is more blessed to give than to receive.' " (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
Romans 4:19 Without being weakened in faith, he didn't consider his own body, already having been worn out, (he being about a hundred years old), and the deadness of Sarah's womb. (Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Romans 5:6 For while we were yet weak, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly. (WEB ASV RSV)
Romans 6:19 I speak in human terms because of the weakness of your flesh, for as you presented your members as servants to uncleanness and to wickedness upon wickedness, even so now present your members as servants to righteousness for sanctification. (Root in WEB DBY YLT NAS NIV)
Romans 8:3 For what the law couldn't do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God did, sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and for sin, he condemned sin in the flesh; (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Romans 14:1 Now accept one who is weak in faith, but not for disputes over opinions. (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Romans 14:2 One man has faith to eat all things, but he who is weak eats only vegetables. (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Romans 14:21 It is good to not eat meat, drink wine, nor do anything by which your brother stumbles, is offended, or is made weak. (WEB KJV DBY WBS YLT)
Romans 15:1 Now we who are strong ought to bear the weaknesses of the weak, and not to please ourselves. (Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
1 Corinthians 1:27 but God chose the foolish things of the world that he might put to shame those who are wise. God chose the weak things of the world, that he might put to shame the things that are strong; (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
1 Corinthians 4:10 We are fools for Christ's sake, but you are wise in Christ. We are weak, but you are strong. You have honor, but we have dishonor. (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
1 Corinthians 8:7 However, that knowledge isn't in all men. But some, with consciousness of the idol until now, eat as of a thing sacrificed to an idol, and their conscience, being weak, is defiled. (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
1 Corinthians 8:9 But be careful that by no means does this liberty of yours become a stumbling block to the weak. (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
1 Corinthians 8:10 For if a man sees you who have knowledge sitting in an idol's temple, won't his conscience, if he is weak, be emboldened to eat things sacrificed to idols? (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
1 Corinthians 8:11 And through your knowledge, he who is weak perishes, the brother for whose sake Christ died. (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
1 Corinthians 8:12 Thus, sinning against the brothers, and wounding their conscience when it is weak, you sin against Christ. (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
1 Corinthians 9:22 To the weak I became as weak, that I might gain the weak. I have become all things to all men, that I may by all means save some. (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
1 Corinthians 11:30 For this cause many among you are weak and sickly, and not a few sleep. (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
2 Corinthians 10:10 For, "His letters," they say, "are weighty and strong, but his bodily presence is weak, and his speech is despised." (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)
2 Corinthians 11:21 I speak by way of disparagement, as though we had been weak. Yet however any is bold (I speak in foolishness), I am bold also. (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
2 Corinthians 11:29 Who is weak, and I am not weak? Who is caused to stumble, and I don't burn with indignation? (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
2 Corinthians 12:10 Therefore I take pleasure in weaknesses, in injuries, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses, for Christ's sake. For when I am weak, then am I strong. (Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
2 Corinthians 13:3 seeing that you seek a proof of Christ who speaks in me; who toward you is not weak, but is powerful in you. (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
2 Corinthians 13:4 For he was crucified through weakness, yet he lives through the power of God. For we also are weak in him, but we will live with him through the power of God toward you. (Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
2 Corinthians 13:9 For we rejoice when we are weak and you are strong. And this we also pray for, even your perfecting. (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
Galatians 4:9 But now that you have come to know God, or rather to be known by God, why do you turn back again to the weak and miserable elemental principles, to which you desire to be in bondage all over again? (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
1 Thessalonians 5:14 We exhort you, brothers, admonish the disorderly, encourage the fainthearted, support the weak, be patient toward all. (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
2 Timothy 3:6 Among them are included the men who make their way into private houses and carry off weak women as their prisoners--women who, weighed down by the burden of their sins, are led by ever-changing caprice, (WEY NAS RSV NIV)
Hebrews 7:18 For there is an annulling of a foregoing commandment because of its weakness and uselessness (Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Hebrews 7:28 For the law appoints men as high priests who have weakness, but the word of the oath which came after the law appoints a Son forever who has been perfected. (Root in WEB NAS RSV NIV)
Hebrews 12:12 Therefore, lift up the hands that hang down and the feeble knees, (See NAS RSV NIV)
Genesis 27:1 It happened, that when Isaac was old, and his eyes were dim, so that he could not see, he called Esau his elder son, and said to him, "My son?" He said to him, "Here I am." (See NIV)
Genesis 29:17 Leah's eyes were weak, but Rachel was beautiful in form and attractive. (WEB JPS NAS RSV NIV)
Genesis 30:42 but when the flock were feeble, he didn't put them in. So the feebler were Laban's, and the stronger Jacob's. (See NIV)
Leviticus 13:6 And the priest hath seen him on the second seventh day, and lo, the plague is become weak, and the plague hath not spread in the skin -- and the priest hath pronounced him clean, it 'is' a scab, and he hath washed his garments, and hath been clean. (YLT)
Leviticus 13:21 And if the priest see it, and lo, there is no white hair in it, and it is not lower than the skin, and is become weak, then hath the priest shut him up seven days; (YLT)
Leviticus 13:26 And if the priest see it, and lo, there is no white hair on the bright spot, and it is not lower than the skin, and it is become weak, then the priest hath shut him up seven days; (YLT)
Leviticus 13:28 And if the bright spot stay in its place, it hath not spread in the skin, and is become weak; a rising of the burning it 'is', and the priest hath pronounced him clean; for it 'is' inflammation of the burning. (YLT)
Leviticus 13:39 and the priest hath seen, and lo, in the skin of their flesh white weak bright spots, it 'is' a freckled spot broken out in the skin; he 'is' clean. (YLT)
Leviticus 13:56 And if the priest hath seen, and lo, the plague 'is' become weak after it hath been washed, then he hath rent it out of the garment, or out of the skin, or out of the warp, or out of the woof; (YLT)
Numbers 13:18 and see the land, what it is; and the people who dwell therein, whether they are strong or weak, whether they are few or many; (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
Deuteronomy 34:7 Moses was one hundred twenty years old when he died: his eye was not dim, nor his natural force abated. (See NIV)
Judges 6:6 And Israel is very weak from the presence of Midian, and the sons of Israel cry unto Jehovah. (YLT)
Judges 6:15 And he said to him, "Pray, Lord, how can I deliver Israel? Behold, my clan is the weakest in Manas'seh, and I am the least in my family." (Root in DBY YLT RSV NIV)
Judges 16:7 Samson said to her, "If they bind me with seven green cords that were never dried, then shall I become weak, and be as another man." (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Judges 16:11 He said to her, "If they only bind me with new ropes with which no work has been done, then shall I become weak, and be as another man." (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Judges 16:13 And Deli'lah said to Samson, "Until now you have mocked me, and told me lies; tell me how you might be bound." And he said to her, "If you weave the seven locks of my head with the web and make it tight with the pin, then I shall become weak, and be like any other man." (DBY NAS RSV NIV)
Judges 16:17 He told her all his heart, and said to her, "No razor has ever come on my head; for I have been a Nazirite to God from my mother's womb. If I am shaved, then my strength will go from me, and I will become weak, and be like any other man." (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
1 Samuel 3:2 It happened at that time, when Eli was laid down in his place (now his eyes had begun to grow dim, so that he could not see), (See NIV)
1 Samuel 15:9 And Saul and the people spared Agag, and the best of the sheep and oxen, and beasts of the second bearing, and the lambs, and all that was good, and would not devote them to destruction; but everything that was mean and weak, that they destroyed utterly. (DBY NIV)
2 Samuel 3:1 Now there was long war between the house of Saul and the house of David: and David grew stronger and stronger, but the house of Saul grew weaker and weaker. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
2 Samuel 3:39 I am this day weak, though anointed king; and these men the sons of Zeruiah are too hard for me. May Yahweh reward the evildoer according to his wickedness." (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
2 Samuel 17:2 And I will come upon him while he is weary and weak handed, and will make him afraid: and all the people that are with him shall flee; and I will smite the king only: (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NIV)
2 Chronicles 14:11 Asa cried to Yahweh his God, and said, Yahweh, there is none besides you to help, between the mighty and him who has no strength: help us, Yahweh our God; for we rely on you, and in your name are we come against this multitude. Yahweh, you are our God; don't let man prevail against you. (See RSV)
2 Chronicles 15:7 Be ye strong therefore, and let not your hands be weak: for your work shall be rewarded. (KJV DBY WBS RSV)
2 Chronicles 28:15 The men who have been mentioned by name rose up, and took the captives, and with the spoil clothed all who were naked among them, and arrayed them, and shod them, and gave them to eat and to drink, and anointed them, and carried all the feeble of them on donkeys, and brought them to Jericho, the city of palm trees, to their brothers: then they returned to Samaria. (See NIV)
Nehemiah 4:2 and saith before his brethren and the force of Samaria, yea, he saith, 'What 'are' the weak Jews doing? are they left to themselves? do they sacrifice? do they complete in a day? do they revive the stones out of the heaps of the rubbish? -- and they burnt!' (YLT)
Nehemiah 6:9 For they all would have made us afraid, saying, Their hands shall be weakened from the work, that it not be done. But now, God, strengthen my hands. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS NIV)
Job 4:3 Behold, you have instructed many, you have strengthened the weak hands. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)
Job 14:10 And a man dieth, and becometh weak, And man expireth, and where 'is' he? (YLT)
Job 26:2 "How have you helped him who is without power! How have you saved the arm that has no strength! (See NAS)
Psalms 6:2 Have mercy upon me, O LORD; for I am weak: O LORD, heal me; for my bones are vexed. (KJV WBS YLT)
Psalms 6:7 My eye wastes away because of grief. It grows old because of all my adversaries. (See RSV NIV)
Psalms 10:2 In arrogance, the wicked hunt down the weak. They are caught in the schemes that they devise. (WEB NIV)
Psalms 12:5 "Because of the oppression of the weak and because of the groaning of the needy, I will now arise," says Yahweh; "I will set him in safety from those who malign him." (WEB NIV)
Psalms 31:9 Have mercy on me, Yahweh, for I am in distress. My eye, my soul, and my body waste away with grief. (See NIV)
Psalms 31:10 For my life is spent with sorrow, my years with sighing. My strength fails because of my iniquity. My bones are wasted away. (See NIV)
Psalms 34:10 The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger, but those who seek Yahweh shall not lack any good thing. (See NIV)
Psalms 35:10 All my bones shall say, "Yahweh, who is like you, who delivers the poor from him who is too strong for him; yes, the poor and the needy from him who robs him?" (See RSV)
Psalms 41:1 For the Chief Musician. A Psalm by David. Blessed is he who considers the poor. Yahweh will deliver him in the day of evil. (See NIV)
Psalms 72:13 He will have pity on the poor and needy. He will save the souls of the needy. (See RSV NIV)
Psalms 79:8 Remember not for us the iniquities of forefathers, Haste, let Thy mercies go before us, For we have been very weak. (YLT)
Psalms 82:3 "Defend the weak, the poor, and the fatherless. Maintain the rights of the poor and oppressed. (WEB YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Psalms 82:4 Rescue the weak and needy. Deliver them out of the hand of the wicked." (WEB YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Psalms 109:24 My knees are weak through fasting. My body is thin and lacks fat. (WEB KJV ASV WBS NAS RSV)
Proverbs 22:22 Rob not the poor, because he is poor; Neither oppress the afflicted in the gate: (See JPS)
Proverbs 24:10 Thou hast shewed thyself weak in a day of adversity, Straitened is thy power, (YLT)
Proverbs 26:7 Weak have been the two legs of the lame, And a parable in the mouth of fools. (YLT)
Proverbs 28:3 A needy man that oppresseth the poor Is like a sweeping rain which leaveth no food. (See JPS YLT)
Isaiah 14:10 They all will answer and ask you, "Have you also become as weak as we are? Have you become like us?" (WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Isaiah 19:6 And they have turned away the flowings, Weak and dried up have been brooks of the bulwark, Reed and flag have withered. (YLT)
Isaiah 26:6 Tread it down doth a foot, Feet of the poor -- steps of the weak. (YLT)
Isaiah 35:3 Strengthen the weak hands, and make firm the feeble knees. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV)
Isaiah 38:14 I chattered like a swallow or a crane. I moaned like a dove. My eyes weaken looking upward. Lord, I am oppressed. Be my security." (Root in WEB NIV)
Isaiah 40:29 He gives power to the weak. He increases the strength of him who has no might. (WEB NIV)
Isaiah 42:4 He doth not become weak nor bruised, Till he setteth judgment in the earth, And for his law isles wait with hope. (YLT)
Jeremiah 17:9 The heart is deceitful above all things, and it is exceedingly corrupt: who can know it? (See JPS)
Lamentations 2:8 Devised hath Jehovah to destroy the wall of the daughter of Zion, He hath stretched out a line, He hath not turned His hand from destroying, And He causeth bulwark and wall to mourn, Together -- they have been weak. (YLT)
Ezekiel 7:17 All hands shall be feeble, and all knees shall be weak as water. (WEB KJV ASV WBS RSV NIV)
Ezekiel 16:30 How weak is your heart, says the Lord Yahweh, seeing you do all these things, the work of an impudent prostitute; (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NIV)
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 ASV WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Ezekiel 29:15 It shall be the base of the kingdoms; neither shall it any more lift itself up above the nations: and I will diminish them, that they shall no more rule over the nations. (See NIV)
Ezekiel 34:4 The diseased have ye not strengthened, neither have ye healed that which was sick, neither have ye bound up that which was broken, neither have ye brought back that which was driven away, neither have ye sought that which was lost; but with force and with rigor have ye ruled over them. (See JPS DBY YLT RSV NIV)
Ezekiel 34:16 I will seek that which was lost, and will bring back that which was driven away, and will bind up that which was broken, and will strengthen that which was sick: but the fat and the strong I will destroy; I will feed them in justice. (See RSV NIV)
Ezekiel 34:21 Because ye thrust with side and with shoulder, and push all the diseased with your horns, till ye have scattered them abroad; (See JPS DBY NAS RSV NIV)
Hosea 4:3 Therefore mourn doth the land, And weak is every dweller in it, With the beast of the field, And with the fowl of the heavens, And the fishes of the sea -- they are removed. (YLT)
Joel 3:10 Beat your plowshares into swords, and your pruning hooks into spears. Let the weak say,'I am strong.' (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)