To depress, i.e. to prostrate in homage to royalty or God.
Ge. 22:5 'And Abraham said to his
young men, "Stay here with the donkey, and I and the lad will go
yonder; and we will worship
and return to you." '
Ex. 34:14 'for you shall not worship
any other god, for the Lord whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God.'
Isa. 15:31 'So Samuel went back
following Saul, and Saul worshipped
before the Lord.'
Ge. 27:29 'May peoples serve you, and nations bow
down to you.'
1 Sa. 2:36 'And it shall come about that everyone
who is left in your house shall come and crouch
[bow down] to him for a piece of silver…'
Ps. 72:11 'And let all kings fall
[bow] down before him, all
nations serve him.'
2 Sa. 16:4 'And Ziba said, "I humbly
beseech [prostrate myself]; let me find favour in your
sight, O my lord, the king."'
2 Ch. 24:17 'Now after the death of Jehoiada came
the princes of Judah and made obeisance
to the king.' (AV)
Es. 3:2 'And all the king's servants who were at the
king's gate bowed down and reverenced
[paid homage to] Haman.'
Pr. 12:25 'Heaviness in the heart if man maketh it stoop:
but a good word maketh it glad.' (AV)
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