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Lexicon :: Strong's G3641 - oligos

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oligos (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
Of uncertain affinity
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TDNT Reference: 5:171,682

Strong’s Definitions

ὀλίγος olígos, ol-ee'-gos; of uncertain affinity; puny (in extent, degree, number, duration or value); especially neuter (adverbially) somewhat:—+ almost, brief(-ly), few, (a) little, + long, a season, short, small, a while.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 43x

The KJV translates Strong's G3641 in the following manner: few (14x), (a) little (7x), small (5x), few things (4x), almost (with G1722) (2x), a while (2x), miscellaneous (9x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 43x
The KJV translates Strong's G3641 in the following manner: few (14x), (a) little (7x), small (5x), few things (4x), almost (with G1722) (2x), a while (2x), miscellaneous (9x).
  1. little, small, few

    1. of number: multitude, quantity, or size

    2. of time: short

    3. of degree or intensity: light, slight

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ὀλίγος olígos, ol-ee'-gos; of uncertain affinity; puny (in extent, degree, number, duration or value); especially neuter (adverbially) somewhat:—+ almost, brief(-ly), few, (a) little, + long, a season, short, small, a while.
ὀλίγος, ὀλίγη, ὀλίγον (on its occasional aspiration, (ὀλίγος) see WHs Appendix, p. 143; Tdf. Proleg., pp. 91,106; Scrivener, Introduction, p. 565, and references under the word οὐ at the beginning), the Sept. for מְעַט (from Homer down), little, small, few, of number, multitude, quantity, or size: joined to nouns (cf. Winers Grammar, § 20, 1 b. note; Buttmann, § 125, 6), Matthew 9:37; Matthew 15:34; Mark 6:5; Mark 8:7; Luke 10:2; Luke 12:48 (ὀλίγας namely, πληγάς (cf. B. § 134, 6; Winer's Grammar, § 32, 5, especially § 64, 4), opposed to πολλαί, 47); Acts 19:24; 1 Timothy 5:23; Hebrews 12:10; James 3:5 R G; 1 Peter 3:20 R G; Revelation 3:4; of time, short: χρόνος, Acts 14:28; καιρός, Revelation 12:12; of degree or intensity, light, slight: τάραχος, Acts 12:18; Acts 19:23; στάσις, Acts 15:2; χειμών, Acts 27:20. plural with a partitive genitive: γυναικῶν, Acts 17:4; ἀνδρῶν, Acts 17:12. ὀλίγοι, absolutely: Matthew 7:14; Matthew 20:16; (T WH omit; Tr brackets the clause); Matthew 22:14; Luke 13:23; 1 Peter 3:20 L T Tr WH; neuter singular: Luke 7:47; τό ὀλίγον, 2 Corinthians 8:15; πρός ὀλίγον ὠφέλιμος, profitable for little (Latinparum utilis); (cf. Winers Grammar, 213 (200); some, for a little (namely, time); see below), 1 Timothy 4:8; ἐν ὀλίγῳ, in few words (cf. Shakespear's in a few), i. e. in brief, briefly (γράφειν), Ephesians 3:3; easily, without much effort, Acts 26:28f on other but incorrect interpretations of this phrase cf. Meyer at the passage (see μέγας, 1 a. γ.); πρός ὀλίγον, for a little time, James 4:14; simply ὀλίγον, adverbially: of time, a short time, a (little) while, Mark 6:31; 1 Peter 1:6; 1 Peter 5:10; Revelation 17:10; of space, a little (further), Mark 1:19; Luke 5:3. plural ὀλίγα, a few things: (Luke 10:41 WH); Revelation 2:14, 20 (Rec.); ἐπ' ὀλίγα ((see at the beginning and) ἐπί, C. I. 2 e.), Matthew 25:21, 23; δἰ ὀλίγων, briefly, in few words, γράφειν, 1 Peter 5:12 (see διά, A. III. 3) (ῤηθῆναι, Plato, Phil., p. 31 d.; legg. 6, p. 778 c.).
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

7:14; 9:37; 15:34; 20:16; 22:14; 25:21; 25:23
1:19; 6:5; 6:31; 8:7
5:3; 7:47; 10:2; 10:41; 12:48; 13:23
12:18; 14:28; 15:2; 17:4; 17:12; 19:23; 19:24; 26:28; 27:20
2 Corinthians
1 Timothy
4:8; 5:23
3:5; 4:14
1 Peter
1:6; 3:20; 3:20; 5:10; 5:12
2:14; 2:20; 3:4; 12:12; 17:10

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3641 matches the Greek ὀλίγος (oligos),
which occurs 43 times in 42 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:14 - Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few G3641 there be that find it.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:37 - Then saith he unto his disciples, The harvest truly is plenteous, but the labourers are few; G3641
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:34 - And Jesus saith unto them, How many loaves have ye? And they said, Seven, and a few G3641 little fishes.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:16 - So the last shall be first, and the first last: for many be called, but few G3641 chosen.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:14 - For many are called, but few G3641 are chosen.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:21 - His lord said unto him, Well done, thou good and faithful servant: thou hast been faithful over a few things, G3641 I will make thee ruler over many things: enter thou into the joy of thy lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:23 - His lord said unto him, Well done, good and faithful servant; thou hast been faithful over a few things, G3641 I will make thee ruler over many things: enter thou into the joy of thy lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:19 - And when he had gone a little G3641 further thence, he saw James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother, who also were in the ship mending their nets.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:5 - And he could there do no mighty work, save that he laid his hands upon a few G3641 sick folk, and healed them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:31 - And he said unto them, Come ye yourselves apart into a desert place, and rest a while: G3641 for there were many coming and going, and they had no leisure so much as to eat.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:7 - And they had a few G3641 small fishes: and he blessed, and commanded to set them also before them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:3 - And he entered into one of the ships, which was Simon's, and prayed him that he would thrust out a little G3641 from the land. And he sat down, and taught the people out of the ship.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:47 - Wherefore I say unto thee, Her sins, which are many, are forgiven; for she loved much: but to whom little G3641 is forgiven, the same loveth little. G3641
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:2 - Therefore said he unto them, The harvest truly is great, but the labourers are few: G3641 pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he would send forth labourers into his harvest.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:48 - But he that knew not, and did commit things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few G3641 stripes. For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required: and to whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:23 - Then said one unto him, Lord, are there few G3641 that be saved? And he said unto them,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:18 - Now as soon as it was day, there was no small G3641 stir among the soldiers, what was become of Peter.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:28 - And there they abode long G3641 time with the disciples.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:2 - When therefore Paul and Barnabas had no small G3641 dissension and disputation with them, they determined that Paul and Barnabas, and certain other of them, should go up to Jerusalem unto the apostles and elders about this question.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 17:4 - And some of them believed, and consorted with Paul and Silas; and of the devout Greeks a great multitude, and of the chief women not a few. G3641
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 17:12 - Therefore many of them believed; also of honourable women which were Greeks, and of men, not a few. G3641
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:23 - And the same time there arose no small G3641 stir about that way.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:24 - For a certain man named Demetrius, a silversmith, which made silver shrines for Diana, brought no small G3641 gain unto the craftsmen;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:28 - Then Agrippa said unto Paul, Almost G3641 thou persuadest me to be a Christian.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:29 - And Paul said, I would to God, that not only thou, but also all that hear me this day, were both almost, G3641 and altogether such as I am, except these bonds.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 27:20 - And when neither sun nor stars in many days appeared, and no small G3641 tempest lay on us, all hope that we should be saved was then taken away.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:15 - As it is written, He that had gathered much had nothing over; and he that had gathered little G3641 had no lack.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:3 - How that by revelation he made known unto me the mystery; (as I wrote afore in few words, G3641
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 4:8 - For bodily exercise profiteth little: G3641 but godliness is profitable unto all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 5:23 - Drink no longer water, but use a little G3641 wine for thy stomach's sake and thine often infirmities.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:10 - For they verily for a few G3641 days chastened us after their own pleasure; but he for our profit, that we might be partakers of his holiness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 3:5 - Even so the tongue is a little member, and boasteth great things. Behold, how great a matter a little G3641 fire kindleth!
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:14 - Whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, G3641 and then vanisheth away.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:6 - Wherein ye greatly rejoice, though now for a season, G3641 if need be, ye are in heaviness through manifold temptations:
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 3:20 - Which sometime were disobedient, when once the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was a preparing, wherein few, G3641 that is, eight souls were saved by water.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 5:10 - But the God of all grace, who hath called us unto his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that ye have suffered a while, G3641 make you perfect, stablish, strengthen, settle you.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 5:12 - By Silvanus, a faithful brother unto you, as I suppose, I have written briefly, G3641 exhorting, and testifying that this is the true grace of God wherein ye stand.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:14 - But I have a few things G3641 against thee, because thou hast there them that hold the doctrine of Balaam, who taught Balac to cast a stumblingblock before the children of Israel, to eat things sacrificed unto idols, and to commit fornication.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:20 - Notwithstanding I have a few things G3641 against thee, because thou sufferest that woman Jezebel, which calleth herself a prophetess, to teach and to seduce my servants to commit fornication, and to eat things sacrificed unto idols.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:4 - Thou hast a few G3641 names even in Sardis which have not defiled their garments; and they shall walk with me in white: for they are worthy.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 12:12 - Therefore rejoice, ye heavens, and ye that dwell in them. Woe to the inhabiters of the earth and of the sea! for the devil is come down unto you, having great wrath, because he knoweth that he hath but a short G3641 time.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:10 - And there are seven kings: five are fallen, and one is, and the other is not yet come; and when he cometh, he must continue a short space. G3641
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