Light, Lighten (as to weight) - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Light, Lighten (as to weight)

[ A-1,Adjective,G1645, elaphros ]
light in weight, easy to bear," is used of the burden imparted by Christ, Matthew 11:30; of affliction, 2 Corinthians 4:17.

[ B-1,Verb,G2893, kouphizo ]
"to make light, lighten" (the adjective kouphos, not in NT, denotes "slight, light, empty"), is used of "lightening" the ship, in Acts 27:38.

Note: For the phrase in Acts 27:18, AV, "they lightened the ship," See FREIGHT.

[ C-1,Noun,G1644, elaphria ]
"lightness," 2 Corinthians 1:17, AV: See FICKLENESS.

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