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Lexicon :: Strong's G1646 - elachistos

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ἐλάχιστος
Transliteration
elachistos
Pronunciation
e-lä'-khē-stos (Key)
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
Superlative of elachus (short); used as equivalent to μικρός (G3398)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 4:648,593

Strong’s Definitions

ἐλάχιστος eláchistos, el-akh'-is-tos; superlative of ἔλαχυς élachys (short); used as equivalent to G3398; least (in size, amount, dignity, etc.):—least, very little (small), smallest.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x

The KJV translates Strong's G1646 in the following manner: least (9x), very small (2x), smallest (1x), very little (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x
The KJV translates Strong's G1646 in the following manner: least (9x), very small (2x), smallest (1x), very little (1x).
  1. smallest least

    1. in size

    2. in amount: of management of affairs

    3. in importance: what is the least moment

    4. in authority: of commandments

    5. in the estimation of men: of persons

    6. in rank and excellence: of persons

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἐλάχιστος eláchistos, el-akh'-is-tos; superlative of ἔλαχυς élachys (short); used as equivalent to G3398; least (in size, amount, dignity, etc.):—least, very little (small), smallest.
STRONGS NT 1646: ἐλάχιστος
ἐλάχιστος, , -ον, (superlative of the adjective μικρός, but coming from ἐλαχύς), [(Homer h. Merc. 573), Herodotus down], smallest, least — whether in size: James 3:4; in amount: of the management of affairs, πιστὸς ἐν ἐλαχίστῳ, Luke 16:10 (opposed to ἐν πολλῷ); Luke 19:17; ἐν ἐλαχίστῳ ἄδικος, Luke 16:10; in importance: what is of the least moment, 1 Corinthians 6:2; in authority: of commandments, Matthew 5:19; in the estimation of men: of persons, Matthew 25:40, 45; in rank and excellence: of persons, Matthew 5:19; 1 Corinthians 15:9; of a town, Matthew 2:6. οὐδέ [R G οὔτε] ἐλάχιστον, not even a very small thing, Luke 12:26; ἐμοὶ εἰς ἐλάχιστόν ἐστι (see εἰμί, V. 2 c.), 1 Corinthians 4:3.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
2:6; 5:19; 5:19; 25:40; 25:45
Luke
12:26; 16:10; 16:10; 19:17
1 Corinthians
4:3; 6:2; 15:9
James
3:4

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1646 matches the Greek ἐλάχιστος (elachistos),
which occurs 26 times in 12 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:6 - ‘AND YOU, BETHLEHEM, LAND OF JUDAH,
ARE BY NO MEANS LEAST G1646 AMONG THE LEADERS OF JUDAH;
FOR OUT OF YOU SHALL COME FORTH A RULER
WHO WILL SHEPHERD MY PEOPLE ISRAEL.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:19 - “Whoever then annuls one of the least G1646 of these commandments, and teaches [fn]others to do the same, shall be called least G1646 in the kingdom of heaven; but whoever [fn]keeps and teaches them, he shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:40 - “The King will answer and say to them, ‘Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did it to one of these brothers of Mine, even the least G1646 of them, you did it to Me.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:45 - “Then He will answer them, ‘Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did not do it to one of the least G1646 of these, you did not do it to Me.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:26 - “If then you cannot do even a very G1646 little G1646 thing, G1646 why do you worry about other matters?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 16:10 - “He who is faithful in a very G1646 little G1646 thing G1646 is faithful also in much; and he who is unrighteous in a very G1646 little G1646 thing G1646 is unrighteous also in much.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:17 - “And he said to him, ‘Well done, good slave, because you have been faithful in a very G1646 little G1646 thing, G1646 you are to be in authority over ten cities.’
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 4:3 - But to me it is a very G1646 small G1646 thing G1646 that I may be examined by you, or by any human [fn]court; in fact, I do not even examine myself.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:2 - Or do you not know that the [fn]saints will judge the world? If the world is judged by you, are you not competent to [fn]constitute the smallest G1646 law courts?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:9 - For I am the least G1646 of the apostles, [fn]and not fit to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:8 - To me, the very G1646 least G1646 of all [fn]saints, this grace was given, to preach to the Gentiles the unfathomable riches of Christ,
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 3:4 - Look at the ships also, though they are so great and are driven by strong winds, are still directed by a very G1646 small G1646 rudder wherever the inclination of the pilot desires.
 
 
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