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Lexicon :: Strong's G3173 - megas

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μέγας
Transliteration
megas
Pronunciation
me'-gäs (Key)
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
[including the prolonged forms, feminine megale, plural megaloi, etc., cf also μέγιστος (G3176), μείζων (G3187)]
mGNT
240x in 23 unique form(s)
TR
211x in 26 unique form(s)
LXX
589x in 25 unique form(s)
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TDNT Reference: 4:529,573

Strong’s Definitions

μέγας mégas, meg'-as; (including the prolonged forms, feminine μεγάλη megálē, plural μεγάλοι megáloi, etc.; compare also G3176, G3187); big (literally or figuratively, in a very wide application):—(+ fear) exceedingly, great(-est), high, large, loud, mighty, + (be) sore (afraid), strong, × to years.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 195x

The KJV translates Strong's G3173 in the following manner: great (150x), loud (33x), miscellaneous (12x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 195x
The KJV translates Strong's G3173 in the following manner: great (150x), loud (33x), miscellaneous (12x).
  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

        1. mass and weight: great

        2. compass and extent: large, spacious

        3. measure and height: long

        4. stature and age: great, old

    2. of number and quantity: numerous, large, abundant

    3. of age: the elder

    4. 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

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
μέγας mégas, meg'-as; (including the prolonged forms, feminine μεγάλη megálē, plural μεγάλοι megáloi, etc.; compare also G3176, G3187); big (literally or figuratively, in a very wide application):—(+ fear) exceedingly, great(-est), high, large, loud, mighty, + (be) sore (afraid), strong, × to years.
STRONGS NT 3173: μέγας
μέγας, μεγάλη, μέγα ((related to Latin magnus, magister, Goth. maist (cf. τό πλεῖστον), etc.; Vanicek, p. 682; Curtius, § 462)), accusative μέγαν, μεγάλην, μέγα; plural μεγάλοι, μεγάλαι, μεγάλα; comparative μείζων, μεῖζον (accusative masculine and feminine μείζονα, once contracted μείζω, John 5:36 (R G T WH, but L Tr μείζων (cf. Tdf. Proleg., p. 119)); neuter plural μείζονα, once contracted μείζω, John 1:50(51)) and μειζότερος, 3 John 1:4 (from the comparitive μείζων), a poetic comparison, on which see the remark quoted under ἐλαχιστοτερος, cf. Matthiae, § 136; superlative μέγιστος (found only in 2 Peter 1:4); (from Homer down); the Sept. for גָּדול; also for רַב; great;
1. predicated
a. of the external form or sensible appearance of things (or of persons); in particular, of space and its dimensions — as respects
α. mass and weight: λίθος, Matthew 27:60; Mark 16:4; Revelation 18:21; ὄρος, Revelation 8:8; ἀστήρ, Revelation 8:10; (δράκων, Revelation 12:3, 9; ἀετός, Revelation 12:14; δένδρον, Luke 13:19 (T WH omit; L Tr brackets μέγα); κλάδοι, Mark 4:32; ἰχθύες, John 21:11;
β. compass and extent; large, spacious: σκηνή (μείζων), Hebrews 9:11; ἀνάγαιον (R ἀνώγεον, which see), Mark 14:15; ἀποθήκη, Luke 12:18; κάμινος, Revelation 9:2; πόλις, Revelation 11:8; Revelation 16:19; Revelation 17:18; Revelation 18:2, 16, 18, 19; ποταμός, Revelation 9:14; Revelation 16:12; θύρα, 1 Corinthians 16:9; ληνός, Revelation 14:19; ὀθόνη, Acts 10:11; Acts 11:5; χάσμα, Luke 16:26 (2 Samuel 18:17).
γ. measure and height: οἰκοδομαί, Mark 13:2; θρόνος, Revelation 20:11; long, μάχαιρα, Revelation 6:4; as respects stature and age, μικροί καί μεγάλοι, small and great, young and old, Acts 8:10; Acts 26:22; Hebrews 8:11; Revelation 11:18; Revelation 13:16; Revelation 19:5, 18; Revelation 20:12 (Genesis 19:11; 2 Kings 23:2; 2 Chronicles 34:30). (neuter singular used adverbially: ἐν μεγάλῳ, Acts 26:29 L T Tr WH (for R G ἐν πολλῷ, which see in πολύς, d.) in great namely, degree. The apostle plays upon Agrippa's words ἐν ὀλίγῳ (which see) in a little (time) thou woulds fain etc... I would to God that both in little and in great i. e. in all respects etc.; cf. the use of ὀλίγον καί μέγα or μικρόν καί μέγα (yet in negative sentences) to express totality; e. g. Plato, Phileb. 21 e.; Apology 19 c.; 21 b.; 26 b.; but see d. below.)
b. of number and quantity, equivalent to numerous, large: ἀγέλη, Mark 5:11; abundant, πορισμός, 1 Timothy 6:6; μισθαποδοσία, Hebrews 10:35.
c. of age: μείζων, the elder, Romans 9:12 after Genesis 25:23 (Σκιπιων μέγας, Polybius 18, 18 (35), 9; 32, 12, 1).
d. used of intensity and its degrees: δύναμις, Acts 4:33; Acts 8:10; neuter ἐν μεγάλῳ, with great effort, Acts 26:29 L T Tr WH (but see γ. above); of the affections and emotions of the mind: χαρά, Matthew 2:10; Matthew 28:8; Luke 2:10; Luke 24:52; Acts 15:3; φόβος, Mark 4:41; Luke 2:9; Luke 8:37; Acts 5:5, 11; Revelation 11:11; θυμός, Revelation 12:12; λύπη, Romans 9:2; ἔκστασις, Mark 5:42 (Genesis 27:33); πιστός, Matthew 15:28; χάρις, Acts 4:33; ἀγάπη John 15:13. of natural events powerfully affecting the senses, equivalent to violent, mighty, strong: ἄνεμος, John 6:18; Revelation 6:13; βροντή, Revelation 14:2; χάλαζα, Revelation 11:19; Revelation 16:21; σεισμός, Matthew 8:24; Matthew 28:2; Luke 21:11; Acts 16:26; Revelation 6:12; Revelation 11:13; Revelation 16:18; λαῖλαψ, Mark 4:37; πτῶσις, Matthew 7:27. of other external things, such as are perceived by hearing: κραυγεη, Acts 23:9; Revelation 14:18 (R G); μεῖζον κράζειν, to cry out the louder, Matthew 20:31; φωνῆς, Matthew 24:31 (T omits φονης, WH only in marginal reading); Matthew 27:46,50; Luke 23:23; John 11:43; Acts 8:7; Revelation 1:10; Revelation 5:2, 12; Revelation 6:10; Revelation 7:2, 10; Revelation 8:13; Revelation 10:3; Revelation 11:12, 15; (Revelation 14:18 L T Tr WH; Revelation 18:2 Rec.), and elsewhere; γαλήνη, Matthew 8:26; Mark 4:39. of objects of sight which excite admiration and wonder: φῶς, Matthew 4:16; σημεῖον, Matthew 24:24; Luke 21:11; Acts 6:8; Acts 8:13; Revelation 13:13; ἔργα, Revelation 15:3; μείζω, μείζονα τούτων, greater things than these, i. e. more extraordinary, more wonderful, John 1:50 (John 1:51); John 5:20; 14:12. of things that are felt: καῦμα, Revelation 16:9; πυρετός, Luke 4:38; of other things that distress: ἀνάγκη, Luke 21:23; (θλῖψις, Matthew 24:21; Acts 7:11; Revelation 2:22; Revelation 7:14; (διωγμός, Acts 8:1; λιμός, Luke 4:25; Acts 11:28; πληγή, Revelation 16:21.
2. predicated of rank, as belonging to
a. persons, eminent for ability, virtue, authority, power; as God, and sacred personages: Θεός, Titus 2:13 ((on which see Prof. Abbot, Note C. in Journ. See Biblical Literature, etc. i., p. 19, and cf. ἐπιφάνεια)); Ἄρτεμις, Acts 19:27f, 34f; ἀρχιερεύς, Hebrews 4:14; ποιμήν, Hebrews 13:20; προφήτης, Luke 7:16; absolutely, οἱ μεγάλοι, great men, leaders, rulers, Matthew 20:25; Mark 10:42; universally, eminent, distinguished: Matthew 5:19; Matthew 20:26; Luke 1:15, 32; Acts 8:9. μείζων is used of those who surpass others — either in nature and power, as God: John 10:29 (here T Tr WH text give the neuter (see below)); John 10:28; Hebrews 6:13; 1 John 4:4; add, John 4:12; John 8:53; or in excellence, worth, authority, etc.: Matthew 11:11; Matthew 18:1; Matthew 23:11; Mark 9:34; Luke 7:28; Luke 9:46; Luke 22:26; John 13:16; John 15:20; 1 Corinthians 14:5; δυνάμει μείζονες, 2 Peter 2:11; neuter μεῖζον, something higher, more exalted, more majestic than the temple, to wit the august person of Jesus the Messiah and his preeminent influence, Matthew 12:6 L T Tr WH; (cf. John 10:29 above); contextually equivalent to strict in condemning, of God, 1 John 3:20.
b. things to be esteemed highly for their importance, equivalent to Latin gravis; of great moment, of great wight, important: ἐπαγγέλματα, 2 Peter 1:4; ἐντολή, Matthew 22:36, 38; μσυτηριον, Ephesians 5:32; 1 Timothy 3:16; ἁμαρτία, John 19:11; μείζων μαρτυρία, of greater proving power, John 5:36 (see above at the beginning); 1 John 5:9 (μαρτυρίαν μείζω καί σαφεστεραν, Isocrates Archid. § 32). μέγας equivalent to solemn, sacred, of festival days (cf. Isaiah 1:18, the Sept.): ἡμέρα, John 7:37; John 19:31; notable, august, ἡμέρα, of the day of the final judgment, Acts 2:20; Jude 1:6; Revelation 6:17; Revelation 16:14. neuter μέγα, a great matter, thing of great moment: 1 Corinthians 9:11 (Genesis 45:28; Isaiah 49:6); οὐ μέγα, 2 Corinthians 11:15.
c. a thing to be highly esteemed for its excellence, equivalent to excellent: 1 Corinthians 13:13 (cf. Winers Grammar, § 35, i. Buttmann, § 123, 13); τά χαρίσματα τά μείζονα (R G κρείττονα), 1 Corinthians 12:31 L T Tr WH.
3. splendid, prepared on a grand scale, stately: δοχή, Luke 5:29 (Genesis 21:8); δεῖπνον, Luke 14:16; Revelation 19:17 (G L T Tr WH) (Daniel 5:1 (Theod.)); οἰκία, 2 Timothy 2:20 (Jeremiah 52:13; (οἶκος), 2 Chronicles 2:5, 9).
4. neuter plural μεγάλα, great things: of God's preeminent blessings, Luke 1:49 L T Tr WH (see μεγαλεῖος); of things which overstep the province of a created being, proud (presumptuous) things, full of arrogance, derogatory to the majesty of God: λαλοῦν μεγάλα joined with βλασφημίας, Revelation 13:5; Daniel 7:8, 11, 20; like μέγα εἰπεῖν, Homer, Odyssey 3, 227; 16, 243; 22, 288.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Genesis
19:11; 21:8; 25:23; 27:33; 45:28
2 Samuel
18:17
2 Kings
23:2
2 Chronicles
2:5; 2:9; 34:30
Isaiah
1:18; 49:6
Jeremiah
52:13
Daniel
5:1; 7:8; 7:11; 7:20
Matthew
2:10; 4:16; 5:19; 7:27; 8:24; 8:26; 11:11; 12:6; 15:28; 18:1; 20:25; 20:26; 20:31; 22:36; 22:38; 23:11; 24:21; 24:24; 24:31; 27:46; 27:50; 27:60; 28:2; 28:8
Mark
4:32; 4:37; 4:39; 4:41; 5:11; 5:42; 9:34; 10:42; 13:2; 14:15; 16:4
Luke
1:15; 1:32; 1:49; 2:9; 2:10; 4:25; 4:38; 5:29; 7:16; 7:28; 8:37; 9:46; 12:18; 13:19; 14:16; 16:26; 21:11; 21:11; 21:23; 22:26; 23:23; 24:52
John
1:50; 1:50; 1:51; 4:12; 5:20; 5:36; 5:36; 6:18; 7:37; 8:53; 10:28; 10:29; 10:29; 11:43; 13:16; 14:12; 15:13; 15:20; 19:11; 19:31; 21:11
Acts
2:20; 4:33; 4:33; 5:5; 5:11; 6:8; 7:11; 8:1; 8:7; 8:9; 8:10; 8:10; 8:13; 10:11; 11:5; 11:28; 15:3; 16:26; 19:27; 19:34; 23:9; 26:22; 26:29; 26:29
Romans
9:2; 9:12
1 Corinthians
9:11; 12:31; 13:13; 14:5; 16:9
2 Corinthians
11:15
Ephesians
5:32
1 Timothy
3:16; 6:6
2 Timothy
2:20
Titus
2:13
Hebrews
4:14; 6:13; 8:11; 9:11; 10:35; 13:20
2 Peter
1:4; 1:4; 2:11
1 John
3:20; 4:4; 5:9
3 John
1:4
Jude
1:6
Revelation
1:10; 2:22; 5:2; 5:12; 6:4; 6:10; 6:12; 6:13; 6:17; 7:2; 7:10; 7:14; 8:8; 8:10; 8:13; 9:2; 9:14; 10:3; 11:8; 11:11; 11:12; 11:13; 11:15; 11:18; 11:19; 12:3; 12:9; 12:12; 12:14; 13:5; 13:13; 13:16; 14:2; 14:18; 14:18; 14:19; 15:3; 16:9; 16:12; 16:14; 16:18; 16:19; 16:21; 16:21; 17:18; 18:2; 18:2; 18:16; 18:18; 18:19; 18:21; 19:5; 19:17; 19:18; 20:11; 20:12

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3173 matches the Greek μέγας (megas),
which occurs 195 times in 185 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Page 1 / 4 (Mat 2:10–Luk 13:19)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:10 - When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceedingly great joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:16 - The people who sat in darkness have seen a great light,
And upon those who sat in the region and shadow of death
Light has dawned.”
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Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:19 - “Whoever therefore breaks one of the least of these commandments, and teaches men so, shall be called least in the kingdom of heaven; but whoever does and teaches them, he shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:35 - “nor by the earth, for it is His footstool; nor by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great King.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:27 - “and the rain descended, the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house; and it fell. And great was its fall.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:24 - And suddenly a great tempest arose on the sea, so that the boat was covered with the waves. But He was asleep.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:26 - But He said to them, “Why are you fearful, O you of little faith?” Then He arose and rebuked the winds and the sea, and there was a great calm.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:28 - Then Jesus answered and said to her, “O woman, great is your faith! Let it be to you as you desire.” And her daughter was healed from that very hour.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:25 - But Jesus called them to Himself and said, “You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and those who are great exercise authority over them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:26 - “Yet it shall not be so among you; but whoever desires to become great among you, let him be your servant.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:36 - “Teacher, which is the great commandment in the law?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:38 - “This is the first and great commandment.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:21 - “For then there will be great tribulation, such as has not been since the beginning of the world until this time, no, nor ever shall be.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:24 - “For false christs and false prophets will rise and show great signs and wonders to deceive, if possible, even the elect.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:31 - “And He will send His angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they will gather together His elect from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:46 - And about the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying, “Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani?” that is, “My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?”[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:50 - And Jesus cried out again with a loud voice, and yielded up His spirit.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:60 - and laid it in his new tomb which he had hewn out of the rock; and he rolled a large stone against the door of the tomb, and departed.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:2 - And behold, there was a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door,[fn] and sat on it.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:8 - So they went out quickly from the tomb with fear and great joy, and ran to bring His disciples word.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:26 - And when the unclean spirit had convulsed him and cried out with a loud voice, he came out of him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:32 - “but when it is sown, it grows up and becomes greater than all herbs, and shoots out large branches, so that the birds of the air may nest under its shade.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:37 - And a great windstorm arose, and the waves beat into the boat, so that it was already filling.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:39 - Then He arose and rebuked the wind, and said to the sea, “Peace, be still!” And the wind ceased and there was a great calm.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:41 - And they feared exceedingly, and said to one another, “Who can this be, that even the wind and the sea obey Him!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:7 - And he cried out with a loud voice and said, “What have I to do with You, Jesus, Son of the Most High God? I implore You by God that You do not torment me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:11 - Now a large herd of swine was feeding there near the mountains.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:42 - Immediately the girl arose and walked, for she was twelve years of age. And they were overcome with great amazement.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:42 - But Jesus called them to Himself and said to them, “You know that those who are considered rulers over the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great ones exercise authority over them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:43 - “Yet it shall not be so among you; but whoever desires to become great among you shall be your servant.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:2 - And Jesus answered and said to him, “Do you see these great buildings? Not one stone shall be left upon another, that shall not be thrown down.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:15 - “Then he will show you a large upper room, furnished and prepared; there make ready for us.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:34 - And at the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying, “Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani?” which is translated, “My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?”[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:37 - And Jesus cried out with a loud voice, and breathed His last.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 16:4 - But when they looked up, they saw that the stone had been rolled away—for it was very large.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:15 - “For he will be great in the sight of the Lord, and shall drink neither wine nor strong drink. He will also be filled with the Holy Spirit, even from his mother’s womb.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:32 - “He will be great, and will be called the Son of the Highest; and the Lord God will give Him the throne of His father David.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:42 - Then she spoke out with a loud voice and said, “Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb!
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:9 - And behold,[fn] an angel of the Lord stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were greatly afraid.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:10 - Then the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which will be to all people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:25 - “But I tell you truly, many widows were in Israel in the days of Elijah, when the heaven was shut up three years and six months, and there was a great famine throughout all the land;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:33 - Now in the synagogue there was a man who had a spirit of an unclean demon. And he cried out with a loud voice,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:38 - Now He arose from the synagogue and entered Simon’s house. But Simon’s wife’s mother was sick with a high fever, and they made request of Him concerning her.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:29 - Then Levi gave Him a great feast in his own house. And there were a great number of tax collectors and others who sat down with them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:49 - “But he who heard and did nothing is like a man who built a house on the earth without a foundation, against which the stream beat vehemently; and immediately it fell.[fn] And the ruin of that house was great.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:16 - Then fear came upon all, and they glorified God, saying, “A great prophet has risen up among us”; and, “God has visited His people.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:28 - When he saw Jesus, he cried out, fell down before Him, and with a loud voice said, “What have I to do with You, Jesus, Son of the Most High God? I beg You, do not torment me!”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:37 - Then the whole multitude of the surrounding region of the Gadarenes[fn] asked Him to depart from them, for they were seized with great fear. And He got into the boat and returned.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:48 - and said to them, “Whoever receives this little child in My name receives Me; and whoever receives Me receives Him who sent Me. For he who is least among you all will be great.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:19 - “It is like a mustard seed, which a man took and put in his garden; and it grew and became a large[fn] tree, and the birds of the air nested in its branches.”

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