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Lexicon :: Strong's G3398 - mikros

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mikros (Key)
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Strong’s Definitions

μικρός mikrós, mik-ros'; apparently a primary word; small (in size, quantity, number or (figuratively) dignity):—least, less, little, small.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 30x

The KJV translates Strong's G3398 in the following manner: little (14x), least (6x), small (6x), less (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 30x
The KJV translates Strong's G3398 in the following manner: little (14x), least (6x), small (6x), less (2x).
  1. small, little

    1. of size: hence of stature, of length

    2. of space

    3. of age: less by birth, younger

    4. of time: short, brief, a little while, how little!

    5. of quantity: i.e. number, amount

    6. of rank or influence

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
μικρός mikrós, mik-ros'; apparently a primary word; small (in size, quantity, number or (figuratively) dignity):—least, less, little, small.
μικρός, μικρά, μικρόν, comparitive μικρότερος, μικροτερα, ἐρον (from Homer down), the Sept. for קָטֹן, קָטָן, מְעַט, small, little; used
a. of size: Matthew 13:32; Mark 4:31; hence, of stature, τῇ ἡλικία, Luke 19:3; of length, James 3:5.
b. of space: neuter προελθών (προσελθών, T Tr WH marginal reading in Matthew, Tr WH marginal reading in Mark (see προσέρχομαι, a.)) μικρόν, having gone forward a little, Matthew 26:39; Mark 14:35 (cf. Winers Grammar, § 32,6; Buttmann, § 131, 11f).
c. of age: less by birth, younger, Mark 15:40 (others take this of stature); οἱ μικροί, the little ones, young children, Matthew 18:6, 10, 14; Mark 9:42; ἐπο μικροῦ ἕως μεγάλου (A. V. from the least to the greatest), Acts 8:10; Hebrews 8:11 (Jeremiah 6:13; Jeremiah 38:34 (Jer. 31:34)); μικρός τέ καί μέγας (both small and great) i. e. all, Acts 26:22; plural, Revelation 11:18; Revelation 13:16; Revelation 19:5, 18; Revelation 20:12.
d. of time, short, brief: neuter — nominative, ἔτι (or ἔτι omitted) μικρόν (namely, ἔσται) καί (yet) a little while and etc. i. e. shortly (this shall come to pass), John 14:19; John 16:16f, 19 ((cf. Exodus 17:4)); ἔτι μικρόν ὅσον ὅσον (see ὅσος, a.); without καί, Hebrews 10:37 (Isaiah 26:20); τό μικρόν (Tr WH omits τό), John 16:18; — μικρόν accusative (of duration), John 13:33 (Job 36:2); μικρόν χρόνον, John 7:33; John 12:35; Revelation 6:11; Revelation 20:3; μετά μικρόν, after a little while, Matthew 26:73; Mark 14:70, (πρό μικροῦ, Wis. 15:8).
e. of quantity, i. e. number or amount: μικρά ζύμη, 1 Corinthians 5:6; Galatians 5:9; of number, μικρόν ποιμιον, Luke 12:32; of quantity, μικρά δύναμις, Revelation 3:8; neuter μικρόν (τί), a little, 2 Corinthians 11:1, 16.
f. of rank or influence: Matthew 10:42; Luke 9:48; Luke 17:2; μικρότερος ἐν τῇ βασιλεία τῶν οὐρανῶν, he that is inferior to the other citizens of the kingdom of heaven in knowledge of the gospel (R. V. but little in etc.; cf. Winers Grammar, 244 (229); Buttmann, § 123, 13), Matthew 11:11; Luke 7:28.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

6:13; 31:34
10:42; 11:11; 13:32; 18:6; 18:10; 18:14; 26:39; 26:73
4:31; 9:42; 14:35; 14:70; 15:40
7:28; 9:48; 12:32; 17:2; 19:3
7:33; 12:35; 13:33; 14:19; 16:16; 16:18; 16:19
8:10; 26:22
1 Corinthians
2 Corinthians
11:1; 11:16
8:11; 10:37
3:8; 6:11; 11:18; 13:16; 19:5; 19:18; 20:3; 20:12

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3398 matches the Greek μικρός (mikros),
which occurs 30 times in 30 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:42 - “And whoever gives one of these [fn]little G3398 ones G3398 just a cup of cold water to drink in the name of a disciple, truly I say to you, he shall by no means lose his reward.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:11 - “Truly I say to you, among those born of women there has not arisen anyone greater than John the Baptist! Yet the one who is least G3398 in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:32 - and this is smaller G3398 than all the other seeds, but when it is fully grown, it is larger than the garden plants and becomes a tree, so that THE BIRDS OF THE SKY come and NEST IN ITS BRANCHES.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:6 - but whoever causes one of these little G3398 ones G3398 who believe in Me to [fn]sin, it is better for him that a [fn]heavy millstone be hung around his neck, and that he be drowned in the depths of the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:10 - “See that you do not look down on one of these little G3398 ones G3398; for I say to you that their angels in heaven continually see the face of My Father who is in heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:14 - “So it is not the will [fn]of your Father who is in heaven for one of these little G3398 ones G3398 to perish.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:31 - It is like a mustard seed, which, when sown upon the soil, though it is the smallest G3398 of all the seeds that are upon the soil,
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:42 - “Whoever causes one of these [fn]little G3398 ones G3398 who believe in Me to [fn]sin, it is better for him if a heavy millstone is hung around his neck and he [fn]is thrown into the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:40 - Now there were also some women watching from a distance, among whom were Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of [fn]James the [fn]Less G3398 and Joses, and Salome.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:28 - “I say to you, among those born of women there is no one greater than John; yet the one who is [fn]least G3398 in the kingdom of God is greater than he.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:48 - and He said to them, “Whoever receives this child in My name receives Me, and whoever receives Me receives Him who sent Me; for the one who is least G3398 among all of you, this is the one who is great.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:32 - [fn]Do not be afraid, little G3398 flock, because your Father has chosen to give you the kingdom.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:2 - “It is better for him if a millstone is hung around his neck and he [fn]is thrown into the sea, than that he may cause one of these little G3398 ones G3398 to [fn]sin.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:3 - Zaccheus was trying to see who Jesus was, and he was unable due to the crowd, because he was short G3398 in stature.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:33 - Therefore Jesus said, “For a little G3398 while longer I am going to be with you, and then I am going to Him who sent Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:35 - So Jesus said to them, “For a little G3398 while longer the Light is among you. Walk while you have the Light, so that darkness will not overtake you; also, the one who walks in the darkness does not know where he is going.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:10 - and all the people, from small G3398 to great, were paying attention to him, saying, “This man is the Power of God that is called Great.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:22 - “So, having obtained help from God, I stand to this day testifying both to small G3398 and great, stating nothing but what the Prophets and Moses said was going to take place,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 5:6 - Your boasting is not good. Do you not know that a little G3398 [fn]leaven leavens the whole lump of dough?
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:9 - A little G3398 [fn]leaven leavens the whole lump of dough.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 3:5 - So also the tongue is a small G3398 part of the body, and yet it boasts of great things.
See how great a forest is set aflame by such a small fire!
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:8 - ‘I know your [fn]deeds. Behold, I have put before you an open door which no one can shut, because you have a little G3398 power, and have followed My word, and have not denied My name.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:11 - And a white robe was given to each of them; and they were told that they were to rest for a little G3398 while longer, until the number of their fellow servants and their brothers and sisters who were to be killed even as they had been, was completed also.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:18 - “And the nations were enraged, and Your wrath came, and the time came for the dead to be judged, and the time to [fn]reward Your bond-servants the prophets and the [fn]saints and those who fear Your name, the small G3398 and the great, and to destroy those who destroy the earth.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:16 - And he causes all, the small G3398 and the great, the rich and the poor, and the free and the slaves, [fn]to be given a mark on their right hands or on their foreheads,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:5 - And a voice came from the throne, saying,
“Give praise to our God, all you His bond-servants, you who fear Him, the small G3398 and the great.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:18 - so that you may eat the flesh of kings and the flesh of commanders, the flesh of mighty men, the flesh of horses and of those who sit on them, and the flesh of all people, both free and slaves, and small G3398 and great.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 20:3 - and he threw him into the abyss and shut it and sealed it over him, so that he would not deceive the nations any longer, until the thousand years were completed; after these things he must be released for a short G3398 time.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 20:12 - And I saw the dead, the great and the small G3398, standing before the throne, and [fn]books were opened; and another [fn]book was opened, which is the book of life; and the dead were judged from the things which were written in the [fn]books, according to their deeds.
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