Strong's Enhanced Concordance

The Aionian Bible un-translates and instead transliterates ten special words to help us better understand the extent of God’s love for individuals and all mankind, and the nature of afterlife destinies. The original translation is unaltered and an inline note is appended to 63 Old Testament and 200 New Testament verses. Compare the definitions below to the Aionian Glossary. Follow the blue link below to study the word's usage. Search for any Strong's number: g1-21369 and h1-9049.
great
Strongs:
g3173
Word:
μέγας
Tyndale
Word:
μέγας
Transliteration:
megas
Gloss:
great
Morphhology:
Greek, Adjective
Definition:
μέγας, μεγάλη, μέγα, [in LXX chiefly for גָּדוֹל, also for מַרְבֶּה,רַב (incl. μείζων), רֹב (μέγιστος);] great; 1) of external form, bodily size, measure, extent: λίθος, Mat.2:60; δράκων, Rev.12:3; ἰχθῦς, Jhn.21:11; πόλις, Rev.11:8; μάχαιρα, Rev.6:4, al. 2) Of intensity and degree: δύναμις, Act.4:33; φόβος, Mrk.4:41; ἀγάπη, Jhn.15:13; ἄνεμος, 'ib. 6:18; κραυγή, Act.23:9; φῶς, Mat.4:16; πυρετός, Luk.4:38; θλίψις, Mat.24:21. 3) Of rank; (a) of persons: θεός (MM, xvi), Tit.2:13; Ἄρτεμις, Act.19:27; compar. (see infr.), Mat.18:1 (cf. Dalman, Words, 113f.); neut. for masc. (Bl, §32, 1), Mat.12:6; (b) of things: ἁμαρτία, Jhn.19:11; μυστήριον, Eph.5:32; = μεγίστη (see infr, and cf. Field, Notes, 16f.), Mat.22:36; compar. for superl. (M, Pr., 78), 1Co.13:13. 4) (a) Compar, μείζων: Mat.11:11 23:17, al; neut. pl, μείζονα, contr. μείζω, Jhn.1:51; double compar, μειζότερος (M, Pr., 236; Bl, §11, 4), III Jo 4; (b) superl, μέγιστος (Deiss, BS, 365), 2Pe.1:4. (AS)
Liddell-Scott-Jones
Word:
μέγας
Transliteration:
megas
Gloss:
great
Morphhology:
Greek, Adjective
Definition:
μέγᾰς, μεγάλη [ᾰ], μέγα [ᾰ], genitive μεγάλου, ης, ου, dative μεγάλῳ, ῃ, ῳ, accusative μέγᾰν, μεγάλην, μέγα [ᾰ]; dual μεγάλω, α, w; plural μεγάλοι, μεγάλαι, μεγάλα, etc: the stem μεγάλο- is never used in singular nominative and accusative masculine and neuter, and only once in vocative masculine, A) ὦ μεγάλε Ζεῦ [Refs 4th c.BC+] A.I) big, of bodily size: frequently of stature, εἶδος. μ. ἦν ὁράασθαι [Refs 8th c.BC+]; φῶτα μέγαν καὶ καλόν[Refs 5th c.BC+]; φύσιν τίν᾽ εἶχε φράζ; Answ. μέγας [Refs 5th c.BC+] A.I.b) full-grown, of age as shown by stature, νῦν δ᾽ ὅτε δὴ μ. εἰμί [Refs 8th c.BC+]; later, elder of two persons of the same name, Wilcken [Refs 3rd c.BC+]; Σκιπίων ὁ μ. [Refs 2nd c.BC+] A.I.c) of animals, μ. ἵπποι, βοῦς, σῦς, [Refs 8th c.BC+] A.I.2) generally, vast, high, οὐρανός, ὄρος, πύργος, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; wide, πέλαγος, λαῖτμα θαλάσσης, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; long, ἠϊών, αἰγιαλός, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; but usually opposed to μικρός or σμικρός, πρὸς ἑαυτὸ ἕκαστον καὶ μ. καὶ σμικρόν [Refs 5th c.BC+] A.II) of quality or degree, great, mighty, frequently epithet of gods, ὁ μ. Ζεύς [Refs 4th c.BC+]; μεγάλα θεά, of Demeter and Persephone, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; θεοὶ μεγάλοι, of the Cabiri, [Refs]; Μήτηρ μ, of Cybele, [Refs 3rd c.BC+]; Μήτηρ θεῶν μ. [Refs]; Ἴσιδος μ. μητρὸς θεῶν [Refs 2nd c.BC+]; μ. ἡ Ἄρτεμις Ἐφεσίων [NT]; τίς θεὸς μ. ὡς ὁ θεὸς ἡμῶ; [LXX+NT]; of men, μ. ἠδὲ κραταιός [Refs 8th c.BC+]; μέγας ηὐξήθη rose to greatness, [Refs 4th c.BC+], i. e. the King of Persia, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; as a title of special monarchs, Ἀρδιαῖος ὁ μ. [Refs 5th c.BC+] A.II.2) strong, of the elements, etc, ἄνεμος, λαῖλαψ, Ζέφυρος, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; of properties, passions, qualities, feelings, etc, of men, θάρσος, πένθος, ποθή, etc,[NT+8th c.BC+]; ἡ μ. νοῦσος epilepsy, [Refs 5th c.BC+] A.II.3) of sounds, great, loud, ἀλαλητός, ἰαχή, πάταγος, ὀρυμαγδός, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; θόρυβοι, κωκυτός, [Refs 5th c.BC+] A.II.4) generally, great, mighty, ὅρκος [Refs 8th c.BC+]; ὄλβος, τιμά, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; μ. λόγος, μῦθος, a great story, rumour, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἐρώτημα a big, i. e. difficult, question, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; weighty, important, τόδε μεῖζον [Refs 8th c.BC+]; μέγα ποιέεσθαί τι to esteem of great importance, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; οὐκ ἂν εἴη παρὰ μέγα τὸ δικολογεῖν not of great importance, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; τὸ δὲ μέγιστον and what is most important, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; οἱ μέγιστοι καιροί the most pressing emergencies, [Refs 4th c.BC+]; μ. ὠνησάμενοι χρημάτων for large sums, [Refs 2nd c.BC+] A.II.5) with a bad sense, over-great, μέγα εἰπεῖν to speak big, and so provoke divine wrath, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; ἔπος μ, μ. λόγοι, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; μηδὲν μέγ᾽ εἴπῃς [Refs 5th c.BC+]; μεγάλα, μεῖζον ἢ δικαίως πνεῖν, [Refs 5th c.BC+] A.II.6) of style. impressive, [Refs 4th c.BC+]; μεῖζον more striking, [Refs] A.II.7) of days, long, [Refs 2nd c.AD+] B) adverb μεγάλως [ᾰ] greatly, mightily, [Refs 8th c.BC+] B.II) more frequently neuter singular μέγα as adverb, very much, exceedingly, μ. χαῖρε all hail, see l. for μάλα in [Refs 8th c.BC+]; especially with Verbs expressing strong feeling, μ. κεν κεχαροίατο [Refs 8th c.BC+]; or those expressing sound, loudly, μ. ἰάχειν, ἀῧσαι, βοῆσαι, εὔξασθαι, ἀμβῶσαι, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; μ. αὐδήσαντος, μ. ἤπυεν, [Refs 8th c.BC+]: also in plural, μεγάλα. δυστυχεῖς [Refs] B.II.2) of Space, far, μέγα προθορών [Refs 8th c.BC+]; ἄνευθε μέγα far away,[Refs 5th c.BC+] B.II.3) with adjectives, as μέγ᾽ ἔξοχος, μέγα νήπιος, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; μ. νήπιε Oracle texts cited in [Refs 5th c.BC+]: with comparative and superlative, by far, μέγ᾽ ἀμείνονες, ἄριστος, φέρτατος, [Refs 8th c.BC+] C) degrees of Comparison (regular μεγαλώτερος, -ώτατος late, [Refs] C.1) comparative μείζων, ον, genitive ονος, Epic dialect, Attic dialect (also Delph, [Refs 4th c.BC+]; Ionic dialect, [Refs 4th c.AD+], Doric dialect, Aeolic dialect μέζων, ον, [Refs 5th c.BC+] (also early Attic dialect, [Refs]; dative plural μεζόνεσσι [Refs 7th c.BC+]: compare μέττον· μεῖζον, [NT+5th c.AD+] (used as title, elder, [Refs 6th c.AD+]; μειζονώτερος [Refs 4th c.BC+]:—greater, longer, taller, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; frequently also, too great, γέρας [Refs 5th c.BC+]; Μηνόφιλος μείζων M. the elder, [Refs 2nd c.AD+]; as title, μειζων κώμης headman of a village, [Refs 4th c.AD+], etc: generally, the higher authority, [Refs 3rd c.AD+]; οὔτε μεῖζον οὔτε ἔλαττον, a strong form of denial, nothing whatever, [Refs 5th c.BC+]. adverb μειζόνως [Refs 5th c.BC+]; Ionic dialect μεζόνως [Refs 5th c.BC+]: neuter as adverb, μεῖζον σθένειν [Refs 5th c.BC+] C.2) superlative μέγιστος, η, ον, [Refs 8th c.BC+]: neuter as adverb, μέγιστον ἴσχυσε [Refs 5th c.BC+]; δυνάμενος μ, with genitive, [Refs 5th c.BC+]: with another superlative, μέγιστον ἐχθίστη [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἐς μέγιστον[Refs 5th c.BC+]:—late superlative μεγιστότατος [Refs 1st c.AD+]. (Cf. Sanskrit majmán- 'greatness', Latin magnus, Gothic mikils 'great'.)
Strongs
Word:
μέγας
Transliteration:
mégas
Pronounciation:
meg'-as
Language:
Greek
Morphhology:
Adjective
Definition:
big (literally or figuratively, in a very wide application); (+ fear) exceedingly, great(-est), high, large, loud, mighty, + (be) sore (afraid), strong, X to years; (including the prolonged forms, feminine , plural , etc.; compare also g3176 (μέγιστος), g3187 (μείζων));