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a -bāt ´: Used six times in Old Testament for five different Hebrew words, signifying "to diminish," "reduce," "assuage"; of the Flood (Genesis 8:8 ); of strength (Deuteronomy 34:7 ); of pecuniary value (Leviticus 27:18 ); of wrath (Judges 8:3 ); of fire (Numbers 11:2 ).

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Abate'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. 1915.

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