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The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 3173 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
megaß[including the prolonged forms, feminine megale, plural megaloi, etc., cf also (3176), (3187)]
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
meg'-as Adjective
  1. great
    1. of the external form or sensible appearance of things (or of persons)
      1. in particular, of space and its dimensions, as respects 1a
    2. mass and weight: great 1a
    3. compass and extent: large, spacious 1a
    4. measure and height: long 1a
    5. stature and age: great, old
    6. of number and quantity: numerous, large, abundant
    7. of age: the elder
    8. used of intensity and its degrees: with great effort, of the affections and emotions of the mind, of natural events powerfully affecting the senses: violent, mighty, strong
  2. predicated of rank, as belonging to
    1. persons, eminent for ability, virtue, authority, power
    2. things esteemed highly for their importance: of great moment, of great weight, importance
    3. a thing to be highly esteemed for its excellence: excellent
  3. splendid, prepared on a grand scale, stately
  4. great things
    1. of God's preeminent blessings
    2. of things which overstep the province of a created being, proud (presumptuous) things, full of arrogance, derogatory to the majesty of God
NAS Word Usage - Total: 243
abundant 1, all the more 1, arrogant 1, big 2, completely* 1, fierce 2, great 115, great men 2, great things 2, greater 30, greater things 1, greatest 10, greatly* 1, grown* 1, high 2, huge 1, large 8, larger 2, larger ones 1, long time 1, loud 42, mighty 1, more important 2, older 1, one greater 1, perfectly 2, severe 2, stricter 1, strong 1, surprising 1, terribly 1, too much 1, very much 1, wide 1
NAS Verse Count
1 Corinthians5
2 Corinthians1
1 Timothy2
2 Timothy1
2 Peter1
1 John3
3 John1

Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Megas". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.

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