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Lexicon :: Strong's G3641 - oligos

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ὀλίγος
Transliteration
oligos (Key)
Pronunciation
ol-ee'-gos
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
Of uncertain affinity
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

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.
STRONGS NT 3641: ὀλίγος
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.).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
7:14; 9:37; 15:34; 20:16; 22:14; 25:21; 25:23
Mark
1:19; 6:5; 6:31; 8:7
Luke
5:3; 7:47; 10:2; 10:41; 12:48; 13:23
Acts
12:18; 14:28; 15:2; 17:4; 17:12; 19:23; 19:24; 26:28; 27:20
2 Corinthians
8:15
Ephesians
3:3
1 Timothy
4:8; 5:23
Hebrews
12:10
James
3:5; 4:14
1 Peter
1:6; 3:20; 3:20; 5:10; 5:12
Revelation
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 - ὅτί στενὴ πύλη καὶ τεθλιμμένη ὁδὸς ἀπάγουσα εἰς τὴν ζωήν, καὶ ὀλίγοι G3641 εἰσὶν οἱ εὑρίσκοντες αὐτήν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:37 - τότε λέγει τοῖς μαθηταῖς αὐτοῦ μὲν θερισμὸς πολύς, οἱ δὲ ἐργάται ὀλίγοι· G3641
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:34 - καὶ λέγει αὐτοῖς Ἰησοῦς Πόσους ἄρτους ἔχετε οἱ δὲ εἶπον, Ἑπτά καὶ ὀλίγα G3641 ἰχθύδια
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:16 - Οὕτως ἔσονται οἱ ἔσχατοι πρῶτοι καὶ οἱ πρῶτοι ἔσχατοι πολλοὶ γὰρ εἰσιν κλητοί, ὀλίγοι G3641 δὲ ἐκλεκτοί
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:14 - πολλοὶ γάρ εἰσιν κλητοὶ ὀλίγοι G3641 δὲ ἐκλεκτοί
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:21 - ἔφη δέ αὐτῷ κύριος αὐτοῦ Εὖ δοῦλε ἀγαθὲ καὶ πιστέ ἐπὶ ὀλίγα G3641 ἦς πιστός, ἐπὶ πολλῶν σε καταστήσω· εἴσελθε εἰς τὴν χαρὰν τοῦ κυρίου σου
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:23 - ἔφη αὐτῷ κύριος αὐτοῦ Εὖ δοῦλε ἀγαθὲ καὶ πιστέ ἐπὶ ὀλίγα G3641 ἦς πιστός, ἐπὶ πολλῶν σε καταστήσω· εἴσελθε εἰς τὴν χαρὰν τοῦ κυρίου σου
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:19 - Καὶ προβὰς ἐκεῖθεν ὀλίγον G3641 εἶδεν Ἰάκωβον τὸν τοῦ Ζεβεδαίου καὶ Ἰωάννην τὸν ἀδελφὸν αὐτοῦ καὶ αὐτοὺς ἐν τῷ πλοίῳ καταρτίζοντας τὰ δίκτυα
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:5 - καὶ οὐκ ἠδύνατο ἐκεῖ οὐδεμίαν δύναμιν ποιῆσαι εἰ μὴ ὀλίγοις G3641 ἀρρώστοις ἐπιθεὶς τὰς χεῖρας ἐθεράπευσεν
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:31 - καὶ εἶπεν αὐτοῖς Δεῦτε ὑμεῖς αὐτοὶ κατ᾽ ἰδίαν εἰς ἔρημον τόπον καὶ ἀναπαύεσθε ὀλίγον G3641 ἦσαν γὰρ οἱ ἐρχόμενοι καὶ οἱ ὑπάγοντες πολλοί καὶ οὐδὲ φαγεῖν ηὐκαίρουν
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:7 - καὶ εἶχον ἰχθύδια ὀλίγα· G3641 καὶ εὐλογήσας εἶπεν παραθεῖναι καὶ αὐτὰ
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:3 - ἐμβὰς δὲ εἰς ἓν τῶν πλοίων ἦν τοῦ Σίμωνος ἠρώτησεν αὐτὸν ἀπὸ τῆς γῆς ἐπαναγαγεῖν ὀλίγον G3641 καὶ καθίσας ἐδίδασκεν ἐκ τοῦ πλοίου τοὺς ὄχλους
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:47 - οὗ χάριν λέγω σοι ἀφέωνται αἱ ἁμαρτίαι αὐτῆς αἱ πολλαί ὅτι ἠγάπησεν πολύ· δὲ ὀλίγον G3641 ἀφίεται ὀλίγον G3641 ἀγαπᾷ
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:2 - ἔλεγεν οὖν πρὸς αὐτούς μὲν θερισμὸς πολύς οἱ δὲ ἐργάται ὀλίγοι· G3641 δεήθητε οὖν τοῦ κυρίου τοῦ θερισμοῦ ὅπως ἐκβάλλῃ ἐργάτας εἰς τὸν θερισμὸν αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:48 - δὲ μὴ γνούς ποιήσας δὲ ἄξια πληγῶν δαρήσεται ὀλίγας G3641 παντὶ δὲ ἐδόθη πολύ πολὺ ζητηθήσεται παρ᾽ αὐτοῦ καὶ παρέθεντο πολύ περισσότερον αἰτήσουσιν αὐτόν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:23 - εἶπεν δέ τις αὐτῷ Κύριε εἰ ὀλίγοι G3641 οἱ σῳζόμενοι δὲ εἶπεν πρὸς αὐτούς
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:18 - Γενομένης δὲ ἡμέρας ἦν τάραχος οὐκ ὀλίγος G3641 ἐν τοῖς στρατιώταις τί ἄρα Πέτρος ἐγένετο
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:28 - διέτριβον δὲ ἐκεῖ χρόνον οὐκ ὀλίγον G3641 σὺν τοῖς μαθηταῖς
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:2 - γενομένης οὖν στάσεως καὶ συζητήσεως οὐκ ὀλίγης G3641 τῷ Παύλῳ καὶ τῷ Βαρναβᾷ πρὸς αὐτοὺς ἔταξαν ἀναβαίνειν Παῦλον καὶ Βαρναβᾶν καί τινας ἄλλους ἐξ αὐτῶν πρὸς τοὺς ἀποστόλους καὶ πρεσβυτέρους εἰς Ἰερουσαλὴμ περὶ τοῦ ζητήματος τούτου
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 17:4 - καί τινες ἐξ αὐτῶν ἐπείσθησαν καὶ προσεκληρώθησαν τῷ Παύλῳ καὶ τῷ Σιλᾷ τῶν τε σεβομένων Ἑλλήνων πολὺ πλῆθος γυναικῶν τε τῶν πρώτων οὐκ ὀλίγαι G3641
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 17:12 - πολλοὶ μὲν οὖν ἐξ αὐτῶν ἐπίστευσαν καὶ τῶν Ἑλληνίδων γυναικῶν τῶν εὐσχημόνων καὶ ἀνδρῶν οὐκ ὀλίγοι G3641
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:23 - Ἐγένετο δὲ κατὰ τὸν καιρὸν ἐκεῖνον τάραχος οὐκ ὀλίγος G3641 περὶ τῆς ὁδοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:24 - Δημήτριος γάρ τις ὀνόματι ἀργυροκόπος ποιῶν ναοὺς ἀργυροῦς Ἀρτέμιδος παρείχετο τοῖς τεχνίταις ἐργασίαν οὐκ ὀλίγην G3641
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:28 - δὲ Ἀγρίππας πρὸς τὸν Παῦλον ἔφη, Ἐν ὀλίγῳ G3641 με πείθεις Χριστιανὸν γενέσθαι
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:29 - δὲ Παῦλος εἰπεν, Εὐξαίμην ἂν τῷ θεῷ καὶ ἐν ὀλίγῳ G3641 καὶ ἐν πολλῷ οὐ μόνον σὲ ἀλλὰ καὶ πάντας τοὺς ἀκούοντάς μου σήμερον γενέσθαι τοιούτους ὁποῖος κἀγώ εἰμι παρεκτὸς τῶν δεσμῶν τούτων
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 27:20 - μήτε δὲ ἡλίου μήτε ἄστρων ἐπιφαινόντων ἐπὶ πλείονας ἡμέρας χειμῶνός τε οὐκ ὀλίγου G3641 ἐπικειμένου λοιπὸν περιῃρεῖτο πᾶσα ἐλπὶς τοῦ σῴζεσθαι ἡμᾶς
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:15 - καθὼς γέγραπται τὸ πολὺ οὐκ ἐπλεόνασεν καὶ τὸ ὀλίγον G3641 οὐκ ἠλαττόνησεν
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:3 - ὅτι κατὰ ἀποκάλυψιν ἐγνώρισεν μοι τὸ μυστήριον καθὼς προέγραψα ἐν ὀλίγῳ G3641
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 4:8 - γὰρ σωματικὴ γυμνασία πρὸς ὀλίγον G3641 ἐστὶν ὠφέλιμος δὲ εὐσέβεια πρὸς πάντα ὠφέλιμός ἐστιν ἐπαγγελίαν ἔχουσα ζωῆς τῆς νῦν καὶ τῆς μελλούσης
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 5:23 - Μηκέτι ὑδροπότει ἀλλ᾽ οἴνῳ ὀλίγῳ G3641 χρῶ διὰ τὸν στόμαχον σου καὶ τὰς πυκνάς σοῦ ἀσθενείας
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:10 - οἱ μὲν γὰρ πρὸς ὀλίγας G3641 ἡμέρας κατὰ τὸ δοκοῦν αὐτοῖς ἐπαίδευον δὲ ἐπὶ τὸ συμφέρον εἰς τὸ μεταλαβεῖν τῆς ἁγιότητος αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 3:5 - οὕτως καὶ γλῶσσα μικρὸν μέλος ἐστὶν καὶ μεγάλαυχεῖ Ἰδού, ὀλίγον G3641 πῦρ ἡλίκην ὕλην ἀνάπτει·
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:14 - οἵτινες οὐκ ἐπίστασθε τὸ τῆς αὔριον ποία γάρ ζωὴ ὑμῶν· ἀτμὶς γὰρ ἐστιν πρὸς ὀλίγον G3641 φαινομένη ἔπειτα δὲ ἀφανιζομένη
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:6 - ἐν ἀγαλλιᾶσθε ὀλίγον G3641 ἄρτι εἰ δέον ἐστὶν λυπηθέντες ἐν ποικίλοις πειρασμοῖς
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 3:20 - ἀπειθήσασίν ποτε ὅτε ἅπαξ ἐξεδέχετο τοῦ θεοῦ μακροθυμία ἐν ἡμέραις Νῶε κατασκευαζομένης κιβωτοῦ εἰς ἣν ὀλίγαι, G3641 τοῦτ᾽ ἔστιν ὀκτὼ ψυχαί διεσώθησαν δι᾽ ὕδατος
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 5:10 - δὲ θεὸς πάσης χάριτος καλέσας ἡμᾶς εἰς τὴν αἰώνιον αὐτοῦ δόξαν ἐν Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ ὀλίγον G3641 παθόντας αὐτὸς καταρτίσαι ὑμᾶς στηρίξαι σθενώσαι, θεμελιώσαι
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 5:12 - Διὰ Σιλουανοῦ ὑμῖν τοῦ πιστοῦ ἀδελφοῦ ὡς λογίζομαι δι᾽ ὀλίγων G3641 ἔγραψα παρακαλῶν καὶ ἐπιμαρτυρῶν ταύτην εἶναι ἀληθῆ χάριν τοῦ θεοῦ εἰς ἣν ἑστήκατε
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:14 - ἀλλ᾽ ἔχω κατὰ σοῦ ὀλίγα G3641 ὅτι ἔχεις ἐκεῖ κρατοῦντας τὴν διδαχὴν Βαλαάμ ὃς ἐδίδασκεν ἕν τῷ Βαλὰκ βαλεῖν σκάνδαλον ἐνώπιον τῶν υἱῶν Ἰσραήλ φαγεῖν εἰδωλόθυτα καὶ πορνεῦσαι
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:20 - ἀλλ᾽ ἔχω κατὰ σοῦ ὀλίγα G3641 ὅτι ἐᾷς τὴν γυναῖκα Ἰεζάβηλ, τὴν λέγουσαν ἑαυτὴν προφῆτιν διδάσκειν καὶ πλανᾶσθαι ἐμοὺς δούλους πορνεῦσαι καὶ εἰδωλόθυτα φαγεῖν
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:4 - ἔχεις ὀλίγα G3641 ὀνόματα καὶ ἐν Σάρδεσιν οὐκ ἐμόλυναν τὰ ἱμάτια αὐτῶν καὶ περιπατήσουσιν μετ᾽ ἐμοῦ ἐν λευκοῖς ὅτι ἄξιοί εἰσιν
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 12:12 - διὰ τοῦτο εὐφραίνεσθε οἱ οὐρανοὶ καὶ οἱ ἐν αὐτοῖς σκηνοῦντες οὐαὶ τοῖς κατοικοῦσιν τὴν γῆν καὶ τὴν θάλασσαν ὅτι κατέβη διάβολος πρὸς ὑμᾶς ἔχων θυμὸν μέγαν εἰδὼς ὅτι ὀλίγον G3641 καιρὸν ἔχει
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:10 - καὶ βασιλεῖς ἑπτά εἰσιν οἱ πέντε ἔπεσαν καὶ εἷς ἔστιν ἄλλος οὔπω ἦλθεν καὶ, ὅταν ἔλθῃ ὀλίγον G3641 αὐτὸν δεῖ μεῖναι

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