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Lexicon :: Strong's G4119 - pleiōn

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πλείων
Transliteration
pleiōn (Key)
Pronunciation
plā'-ōn (Key)
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
Comparative of πολύς (G4183)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

Strong’s Definitions

πλείων pleíōn, pli-own; comparative of G4183; more in quantity, number, or quality; also (in plural) the major portion:—X above, + exceed, more excellent, further, (very) great(-er), long(-er), (very) many, greater (more) part, + yet but.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 56x

The KJV translates Strong's G4119 in the following manner: more (23x), many (12x), greater (5x), further (with G1909) (3x), most (2x), more part (2x), not translated (1x), miscellaneous (8x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 56x
The KJV translates Strong's G4119 in the following manner: more (23x), many (12x), greater (5x), further (with G1909) (3x), most (2x), more part (2x), not translated (1x), miscellaneous (8x).
  1. greater in quantity

    1. the more part, very many

  2. greater in quality, superior, more excellent

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
πλείων pleíōn, pli-own; comparative of G4183; more in quantity, number, or quality; also (in plural) the major portion:—X above, + exceed, more excellent, further, (very) great(-er), long(-er), (very) many, greater (more) part, + yet but.
STRONGS NT 4119: πλείων
πλείων, πλείονος, , , neuter πλεῖον (eighteen times) and (in Luke 3:13; (John 21:15 L T Tr WH); Acts 15:28) πλέον (cf. (WHs Appendix, p. 151); Matthiae, i., p. 333; Krüger, § 23, 7, 4; Kühner, § 156, 3; Passow, under the word πολύς, B. 1; (Liddell and Scott, under the word, B.)), plural πλείονες and contracted πλείους, accusative πλείονας and contracted πλείους (which forms are used indiscriminately in the N. T.), neuter πλείονα and (L T Tr WH in Matthew 26:53; L T in Luke 21:3) contracted πλείω; (comparitive of πολύς); more, i. e.
1. greater in quantity: the object with which the comparison is made being added in the genitive, as πλείονας τῶν πρώτων, more in number than the first, Matthew 21:36; πλεῖον (or πλείω) πάντων, more than all, Mark 12:43; Luke 21:3; πλείονα... τούτων, more than these, John 7:31 (here L T Tr WH omit the genitive (see below)); πλείονα τῶν πρώτων, more than the first, Revelation 2:19; πλεῖον τούτων, more than these, John 21:15; (πλείονα τιμήν ἔχειν τοῦ οἴκου, Hebrews 3:3b (cf. Winer's Grammar, 190 (178), 240 (225))); περισσεύειν πλεῖον, more than, followed by a genitive (A. V. exceed), Matthew 5:20. πλείονες (πλείους) , Matthew 26:53 R G (L πλείω (br. )); John 4:1 (Tr marginal reading omits; WH brackets ). πλεῖον , more than, Luke 9:13; πλέον πλήν with a genitive Acts 15:28; πλέον παρά (τί or τινα (see παρά, III. 2 b.)), Luke 3:13; (Hebrews 3:3a); is omitted before numerals without change of construction: ἐτῶν ἦν πλειόνων τεσσαράκοντα ἄνθρωπος, Acts 4:22; οὐ πλείους εἰσιν μοι ἡμέραι δεκαδύο, Acts 24:11 (here Rec. inserts ); ἡμέρας οὐ πλείους ὀκτώ δέκα (Rec. πλείους δέκα), Acts 25:6; add, Acts 23:13, 21; as in Greek writings after a neuter: πλείω (Lachmann in brackets) δώδεκα λεγεῶνας, Matthew 26:53 (T Tr WH (but T λεγιωνων)) (πλεῖν — Attic for πλεῖονἑξακοσίους, Aristophanes av. 1251; ἔτη γεγονώς πλείω ἑβδομήκοντα, Plato, Apology Socrates, p. 17 d.; see , 3 a.; on the omission ofquam in Latin afterplus andamplius, cf. Ramshorn, Latin Gram., p. 491; (Roby, Latin Gram. § 1273)). the objects with which the comparison is made are not added because easily supplied from the context: John 4:41; (John 7:31 (see above)); John 15:2; Hebrews 7:23; τό πλεῖον, the more (viz., the greater debt mentioned), Luke 7:43; πλεῖον, adverbially, more, i. e. more earnestly, Luke 7:42; ἐπί πλεῖον, more widely, further, διανέμεσθαι, Acts 4:17; (cf. Acts 20:9 WH marginal reading (see below)); προκόπτειν, 2 Timothy 3:9; ἐπί πλεῖον ἀσεβείας, 2 Timothy 2:16; ἐπί πλεῖον, longer (than proper), Acts 20:9 (not WH marginal reading (see above)); Acts 24:4; plural πλείονα, more, i. e. a larger reward, Matthew 20:10 (but L Tr WH πλεῖον); without comparison, used of an indefinite number, with a substantive: Acts 2:40; Acts 13:31; Acts 18:20; Acts 21:10; Acts 24:17; Acts 25:14; Acts 27:20; Acts 28:23; neuter περί πλειόνων (A. V. of many things), Luke 11:53; with the article οἱ πλείονες (πλείους), the more part, very many: Acts 19:32; Acts 27:12; 1 Corinthians 9:19; 1 Corinthians 10:5; 1 Corinthians 15:6; 2 Corinthians 2:6; 2 Corinthians 4:15; 2 Corinthians 9:2; Philippians 1:14.
2. greater in quality, superior, more excellent: followed by the genitive of comparison, Matthew 6:25; Matthew 12:41, 42; Mark 12:33 (here T WH Tr text περισσότερον); Luke 11:31, 32; Luke 12:23; (πλείονα θυσίαν... παρά Κάϊν, Hebrews 11:4 (see παρά, as above). From Homer down.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
5:20; 6:25; 12:41; 12:42; 20:10; 21:36; 26:53; 26:53; 26:53
Mark
12:33; 12:43
Luke
3:13; 3:13; 7:42; 7:43; 9:13; 11:31; 11:32; 11:53; 12:23; 21:3; 21:3
John
4:1; 4:41; 7:31; 7:31; 15:2; 21:15; 21:15
Acts
2:40; 4:17; 4:22; 13:31; 15:28; 15:28; 18:20; 19:32; 20:9; 20:9; 21:10; 23:13; 23:21; 24:4; 24:11; 24:17; 25:6; 25:14; 27:12; 27:20; 28:23
1 Corinthians
9:19; 10:5; 15:6
2 Corinthians
2:6; 4:15; 9:2
Philippians
1:14
2 Timothy
2:16; 3:9
Hebrews
3:3; 3:3; 7:23; 11:4
Revelation
2:19

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4119 matches the Greek πλείων (pleiōn),
which occurs 57 times in 55 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Page 1 / 2 (Mat 5:20–2Ti 2:16)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:20 - “For I say to you, that unless your righteousness exceeds the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, you will by no means enter the kingdom of heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:25 - “Therefore I say to you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink; nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food and the body more than clothing?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:41 - “The men of Nineveh will rise up in the judgment with this generation and condemn it, because they repented at the preaching of Jonah; and indeed a greater than Jonah is here.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:42 - “The queen of the South will rise up in the judgment with this generation and condemn it, for she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon; and indeed a greater than Solomon is here.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:10 - “But when the first came, they supposed that they would receive more; and they likewise received each a denarius.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:36 - “Again he sent other servants, more than the first, and they did likewise to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:53 - “Or do you think that I cannot now pray to My Father, and He will provide Me with more than twelve legions of angels?
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:33 - “And to love Him with all the heart, with all the understanding, with all the soul,[fn] and with all the strength, and to love one’s neighbor as oneself, is more than all the whole burnt offerings and sacrifices.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:43 - So He called His disciples to Himself and said to them, “Assuredly, I say to you that this poor widow has put in more than all those who have given to the treasury;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:13 - And he said to them, “Collect no more than what is appointed for you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:42 - “And when they had nothing with which to repay, he freely forgave them both. Tell Me, therefore, which of them will love him more?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:43 - Simon answered and said, “I suppose the one whom he forgave more.” And He said to him, “You have rightly judged.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:13 - But He said to them, “You give them something to eat.” And they said, “We have no more than five loaves and two fish, unless we go and buy food for all these people.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:31 - “The queen of the South will rise up in the judgment with the men of this generation and condemn them, for she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon; and indeed a greater than Solomon is here.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:32 - “The men of Nineveh will rise up in the judgment with this generation and condemn it, for they repented at the preaching of Jonah; and indeed a greater than Jonah is here.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:53 - And as He said these things to them,[fn] the scribes and the Pharisees began to assail Him vehemently, and to cross-examine Him about many things,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:23 - “Life is more than food, and the body is more than clothing.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:3 - So He said, “Truly I say to you that this poor widow has put in more than all;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:1 - Therefore, when the Lord knew that the Pharisees had heard that Jesus made and baptized more disciples than John
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:41 - And many more believed because of His own word.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:31 - And many of the people believed in Him, and said, “When the Christ comes, will He do more signs than these which this Man has done?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:2 - “Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit He takes away;[fn] and every branch that bears fruit He prunes, that it may bear more fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 21:15 - So when they had eaten breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of Jonah,[fn] do you love Me more than these?” He said to Him, “Yes, Lord; You know that I love You.” He said to him, “Feed My lambs.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:40 - And with many other words he testified and exhorted them, saying, “Be saved from this perverse generation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:17 - “But so that it spreads no further among the people, let us severely threaten them, that from now on they speak to no man in this name.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:22 - For the man was over forty years old on whom this miracle of healing had been performed.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:31 - “He was seen for many days by those who came up with Him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who are His witnesses to the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:28 - For it seemed good to the Holy Spirit, and to us, to lay upon you no greater burden than these necessary things:
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:20 - When they asked him to stay a longer time with them, he did not consent,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:32 - Some therefore cried one thing and some another, for the assembly was confused, and most of them did not know why they had come together.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:9 - And in a window sat a certain young man named Eutychus, who was sinking into a deep sleep. He was overcome by sleep; and as Paul continued speaking, he fell down from the third story and was taken up dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:10 - And as we stayed many days, a certain prophet named Agabus came down from Judea.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:13 - Now there were more than forty who had formed this conspiracy.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:21 - “But do not yield to them, for more than forty of them lie in wait for him, men who have bound themselves by an oath that they will neither eat nor drink till they have killed him; and now they are ready, waiting for the promise from you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:4 - “Nevertheless, not to be tedious to you any further, I beg you to hear, by your courtesy, a few words from us.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:11 - “because you may ascertain that it is no more than twelve days since I went up to Jerusalem to worship.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:17 - “Now after many years I came to bring alms and offerings to my nation,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:6 - And when he had remained among them more than ten days, he went down to Caesarea. And the next day, sitting on the judgment seat, he commanded Paul to be brought.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:14 - When they had been there many days, Festus laid Paul’s case before the king, saying: “There is a certain man left a prisoner by Felix,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 27:12 - And because the harbor was not suitable to winter in, the majority advised to set sail from there also, if by any means they could reach Phoenix, a harbor of Crete opening toward the southwest and northwest, and winter there.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 27:20 - Now when neither sun nor stars appeared for many days, and no small tempest beat on us, all hope that we would be saved was finally given up.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 28:23 - So when they had appointed him a day, many came to him at his lodging, to whom he explained and solemnly testified of the kingdom of God, persuading them concerning Jesus from both the Law of Moses and the Prophets, from morning till evening.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:19 - For though I am free from all men, I have made myself a servant to all, that I might win the more;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:5 - But with most of them God was not well pleased, for their bodies were scattered in the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:6 - After that He was seen by over five hundred brethren at once, of whom the greater part remain to the present, but some have fallen asleep.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 2:6 - This punishment which was inflicted by the majority is sufficient for such a man,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 4:15 - For all things are for your sakes, that grace, having spread through the many, may cause thanksgiving to abound to the glory of God.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:2 - for I know your willingness, about which I boast of you to the Macedonians, that Achaia was ready a year ago; and your zeal has stirred up the majority.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:14 - and most of the brethren in the Lord, having become confident by my chains, are much more bold to speak the word without fear.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:16 - But shun profane and idle babblings, for they will increase to more ungodliness.

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