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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
A-1 Adjective Strong's Number: g3641 Greek: oligos

Few:

used of number quantity, and size, denotes "few, little, small, slight," e.g., Mat 7:14; 9:37; 15:34; 20:16; neuter plural, "a few things," Mat 25:21, 23; Rev 2:14 (20 in some mss.); in Eph 3:3, the phrase en oligo, in brief, is translated "in a few words."

A-2 Adjective Strong's Number: g1024 Greek: brachus

Few:

denotes

(a) "short," in regard to time, e.g., Hbr 2:7; or distance, Act 27:28;

(b) "few," in regard to quantity, Hbr 13:22, in the phrase dia bracheon, lit., "by means of few," i.e., "in few words."
See LITTLE.

Note: In Luk 10:42, in the Lord's words to Martha, many ancient authorities provide the rendering, "but there is need of few things (neuter plural) or one."

B-1 Adverb Strong's Number: g4935 Greek: suntomos

Few:

"concisely, briefly, cut short" (from suntemno, "to cut in pieces," sun, used intensively, temno, "to cut"), occurs in the speech of Tertullus, Act 24:4.

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