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Lexicon :: Strong's G4119 - pleiōn

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πλείων
Transliteration
pleiōn
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 unto you, That except your righteousness shall exceed G4119 the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no case enter into the kingdom of heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:25 - Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than G4119 meat, and the body than raiment?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:41 - The men of Nineveh shall rise in judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it: because they repented at the preaching of Jonas; and, behold, a greater than G4119 Jonas is here.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:42 - The queen of the south shall rise up in the judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it: for she came from the uttermost parts of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon; and, behold, a greater than G4119 Solomon is here.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:10 - But when the first came, they supposed that they should have received more; G4119 and they likewise received every man a penny.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:36 - Again, he sent other servants more G4119 than the first: and they did unto them likewise.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:53 - Thinkest thou that I cannot now pray to my Father, and he shall presently give me more G4119 than twelve legions of angels?
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:33 - And to love him with all the heart, and with all the understanding, and with all the soul, and with all the strength, and to love his neighbour as himself, is more G4119 than all whole burnt offerings and sacrifices.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:43 - And he called unto him his disciples, and saith unto them, Verily I say unto you, That this poor widow hath cast more G4119 in, than all they which have cast into the treasury:
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:13 - And he said unto them, Exact no more G4119 than that which is appointed you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:42 - And when they had nothing to pay, he frankly forgave them both. Tell me therefore, which of them will love him most? G4119
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:43 - Simon answered and said, I suppose that he, to whom he forgave most. G4119 And he said unto him, Thou hast rightly judged.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:13 - But he said unto them, Give ye them to eat. And they said, We have no more G4119 but five loaves and two fishes; except we should go and buy meat for all this people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:31 - The queen of the south shall rise up in the judgment with the men of this generation, and condemn them: for she came from the utmost parts of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon; and, behold, a greater than G4119 Solomon is here.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:32 - The men of Nineve shall rise up in the judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it: for they repented at the preaching of Jonas; and, behold, a greater than G4119 Jonas is here.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:53 - And as he said these things unto them, the scribes and the Pharisees began to urge him vehemently, and to provoke him to speak of many things: G4119
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:23 - The life is more G4119 than meat, and the body is more than raiment.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:3 - And he said, Of a truth I say unto you, that this poor widow hath cast in more than G4119 they all:
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:1 - When therefore the Lord knew how the Pharisees had heard that Jesus made and baptized more G4119 disciples than John,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:41 - And many more G4119 believed because of his own word;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:31 - And many of the people believed on him, and said, When Christ cometh, will he do more G4119 miracles than these which this man hath done?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:2 - Every branch in me that beareth not fruit he taketh away: and every branch that beareth fruit, he purgeth it, that it may bring forth more G4119 fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 21:15 - So when they had dined, Jesus saith to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me more than G4119 these? He saith unto him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest that I love thee. He saith unto him, Feed my lambs.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:40 - And with many G4119 other words did he testify and exhort, saying, Save yourselves from this untoward generation.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:17 - But that it spread no further G4119 among the people, let us straitly threaten them, that they speak henceforth to no man in this name.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:22 - For the man was above G4119 forty years old, on whom this miracle of healing was shewed.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:31 - And he was seen many G4119 days of them which came up with him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who are his witnesses unto the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:28 - For it seemed good to the Holy Ghost, and to us, to lay upon you no greater G4119 burden than these necessary things;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:20 - When they desired him to tarry longer G4119 time with them, he consented not;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:32 - Some therefore cried one thing, and some another: for the assembly was confused; and the more part G4119 knew not wherefore they were come together.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:9 - And there sat in a window a certain young man named Eutychus, being fallen into a deep sleep: and as Paul was long G4119 preaching, he sunk down with sleep, and fell down from the third loft, and was taken up dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:10 - And as we tarried there many G4119 days, there came down from Judaea a certain prophet, named Agabus.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:13 - And they were more than G4119 forty which had made this conspiracy.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:21 - But do not thou yield unto them: for there lie in wait for him of them more than G4119 forty men, which have bound themselves with an oath, that they will neither eat nor drink till they have killed him: and now are they ready, looking for a promise from thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:4 - Notwithstanding, that I be G4119 not further G4119 tedious unto thee, I pray thee that thou wouldest hear us of thy clemency a few words.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:11 - Because that thou mayest understand, that there are yet but twelve days G4119 since I went up to Jerusalem for to worship.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:17 - Now after many G4119 years I came to bring alms to my nation, and offerings.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:6 - And when he had tarried among them more G4119 than ten days, he went down unto Caesarea; and the next day sitting on the judgment seat commanded Paul to be brought.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:14 - And when they had been there many G4119 days, Festus declared Paul's cause unto the king, saying, There is a certain man left in bonds by Felix:
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 27:12 - And because the haven was not commodious to winter in, the more part G4119 advised to depart thence also, if by any means they might attain to Phenice, and there to winter; which is an haven of Crete, and lieth toward the south west and north west.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 27:20 - And when neither sun nor stars in many G4119 days appeared, and no small tempest lay on us, all hope that we should be saved was then taken away.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 28:23 - And when they had appointed him a day, there came many G4119 to him into his lodging; to whom he expounded and testified the kingdom of God, persuading them concerning Jesus, both out of the law of Moses, and out of the prophets, from morning till evening.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:19 - For though I be free from all men, yet have I made myself servant unto all, that I might gain the more. G4119
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:5 - But with many G4119 of them God was not well pleased: for they were overthrown in the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:6 - After that, he was seen of above five hundred brethren at once; of whom the greater part G4119 remain unto this present, but some are fallen asleep.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 2:6 - Sufficient to such a man is this punishment, which was inflicted of many. G4119
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 4:15 - For all things are for your sakes, that the abundant grace might through the thanksgiving of many G4119 redound to the glory of God.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:2 - For I know the forwardness of your mind, for which I boast of you to them of Macedonia, that Achaia was ready a year ago; and your zeal hath provoked very many. G4119
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:14 - And many G4119 of the brethren in the Lord, waxing confident by my bonds, are much more bold to speak the word without fear.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:16 - But shun profane and vain babblings: for they will increase unto more G4119 ungodliness.

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