μέγας in the New Testament

Definitions

Thayer

1) great
1a) of the external form or sensible appearance of things (or of persons)
1a1) in particular, of space and its dimensions, as respects
1a1a) mass and weight: great
1a1b) compass and extent: large, spacious
1a1c) measure and height: long
1a1d) stature and age: great, old
1b) of number and quantity: numerous, large, abundant
1c) of age: the elder
1d) used of intensity and its degrees: with great effort, of the affections and emotions of the mind, of natural events powerfully affecting the senses: violent, mighty, strong
2) predicated of rank, as belonging to
2a) persons, eminent for ability, virtue, authority, power
2b) things esteemed highly for their importance: of great moment, of great weight, importance
2c) a thing to be highly esteemed for its excellence: excellent
3) splendid, prepared on a grand scale, stately
4) great things
4a) of God's preeminent blessings
4b) of things which overstep the province of a created being, proud (presumptuous) things, full of arrogance, derogatory to the majesty of God
Part of Speech: adjective
Citing in TDNT: 4:529, 573

Strong

G3173
Including the prolonged forms, femine μεγάλη megalê, plural μέγάλοι megaloi, etc.; compare also G3176, G3187], big (literally or figuratively, in a very wide application): - (+ fear) exceedingly, great (-est), high, large, loud, mighty, + (be) sore (afraid), strong, X to years.

Louw-Nida

GlossSection
e surprising25.207
a great (quantity)59.22
(ἐν μεγάλῳ) in a long time67.89
b great (degree)78.2
c large79.123
d important87.22
(οἱ μεγάλοι) important persons87.40

Classical Greek Dictionaries

These two sites give similar information, with the definition from several dictionaries and statistics on the use of the word.

Perseus Digital Library

University of Chicago's Logion lexicon

Ulrik Petersen

Strong's dictionary

Crosswalk

Thayer's dictionary plus other information.

LaParola

From this site's dictionary (in Italian)

In the New Testament

SBL (also Westcott and Hort; Tischendorf; Byzantine)

μέγαadjective: accusative singular neuter10
μέγαadjective: nominative singular neuter8
μεγάλαadjective: accusative plural neuter6
μεγάλαadjective: nominative plural neuter2
μεγάλαιadjective: nominative plural feminine1
μεγάλαιςadjective: dative plural feminine1
μεγάλαςadjective: accusative plural feminine2
μεγάληadjective: nominative singular feminine33
μεγάλῃadjective: dative singular feminine34
μεγάληadjective: vocative singular feminine2
μεγάληνadjective: accusative singular feminine19
μεγάληςadjective: genitive singular feminine16
μεγάλοιadjective: nominative plural masculine3
μεγάλοιadjective: vocative plural masculine1
μεγάλουadjective: genitive singular masculine7
μεγάλουςadjective: accusative plural masculine4
μεγάλῳadjective: dative singular masculine4
μεγάλῳadjective: dative singular neuter1
μεγάλωνadjective: genitive plural masculine2
μέγανadjective: accusative singular masculine13
μέγαςadjective: nominative singular masculine25
μεῖζόνadjective: nominative singular neuter comparative1
μεῖζονadjective: nominative singular neuter comparative3
μεῖζονadjective: accusative singular neuter comparative2
μείζοναadjective: accusative plural neuter comparative3
μείζοναadjective: accusative singular feminine comparative3
μείζοναadjective: accusative singular masculine comparative1
μείζοναςadjective: accusative plural feminine comparative1
μείζονοςadjective: genitive singular masculine comparative2
μείζονοςadjective: genitive singular feminine comparative1
μείζωadjective: accusative plural neuter comparative2
μείζωνadjective: nominative singular masculine comparative23
μείζωνadjective: nominative singular feminine comparative3
μεῖζωνadjective: nominative singular masculine comparative1
Total240

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