72 occurrences

'Greater' in the Bible

And Cain said unto Jehovah, My punishment is greater than I can bear.

he is not greater in this house than I; neither hath he kept back anything from me but thee, because thou art his wife: how then can I do this great wickedness, and sin against God?

thou shalt be over my house, and according unto thy word shall all my people be ruled: only in the throne will I be greater than thou.

And his father refused, and said, I know it , my son, I know it . He also shall become a people, and he also shall be great: howbeit his younger brother shall be greater than he, and his seed shall become a multitude of nations.

Now I know that Jehovah is greater than all gods; yea, in the thing wherein they dealt proudly against them.

I will smite them with the pestilence, and disinherit them, and will make of thee a nation greater and mightier than they.

Whither are we going up? our brethren have made our heart to melt, saying, The people are greater and taller than we; the cities are great and fortified up to heaven; and moreover we have seen the sons of the Anakim there.

to drive out nations from before thee greater and mightier than thou, to bring thee in, to give thee their land for an inheritance, as at this day.

When Jehovah thy God shall bring thee into the land whither thou goest to possess it, and shall cast out many nations before thee, the Hittite, and the Girgashite, and the Amorite, and the Canaanite, and the Perizzite, and the Hivite, and the Jebusite, seven nations greater and mightier than thou;

Hear, O Israel: thou art to pass over the Jordan this day, to go in to dispossess nations greater and mightier than thyself, cities great and fortified up to heaven,

let me alone, that I may destroy them, and blot out their name from under heaven; and I will make of thee a nation mightier and greater than they.

then will Jehovah drive out all these nations from before you, and ye shall dispossess nations greater and mightier than yourselves.

that they feared greatly, because Gibeon was a great city, as one of the royal cities, and because it was greater than Ai, and all the men thereof were mighty.

And David waxed greater and greater; for Jehovah, the God of hosts, was with him.

Then Amnon hated her with exceeding great hatred; for the hatred wherewith he hated her was greater than the love wherewith he had loved her. And Amnon said unto her, Arise, be gone.

As Jehovah hath been with my lord the king, even so be he with Solomon, and make his throne greater than the throne of my lord king David.

And moreover the king's servants came to bless our lord king David, saying, Thy God make the name of Solomon better than thy name, and make his throne greater than thy throne: and the king bowed himself upon the bed.

And David waxed greater and greater; for Jehovah of hosts was with him.

And the greater house he ceiled with fir-wood, which he overlaid with fine gold, and wrought thereon palm-trees and chains.

Be strong and of good courage, be not afraid nor dismayed for the king of Assyria, nor for all the multitude that is with him; for there is a greater with us than with him:

For Mordecai was great in the king's house, and his fame went forth throughout all the provinces; for the man Mordecai waxed greater and greater.

Behold, I will answer thee, in this thou art not just; For God is greater than man.

For the iniquity of the daughter of my people is greater than the sin of Sodom, That was overthrown as in a moment, and no hands were laid upon her.

Then said he unto me, Hast thou seen this , O son of man? thou shalt again see yet greater abominations than these.

And from the bottom upon the ground to the lower ledge shall be two cubits, and the breadth one cubit; and from the lesser ledge to the greater ledge shall be four cubits, and the breadth a cubit.

And the king of the north shall return, and shall set forth a multitude greater than the former; and he shall come on at the end of the times, even of years, with a great army and with much substance.

Pass ye unto Calneh, and see; and from thence go ye to Hamath the great; then go down to Gath of the Philistines: are they better than these kingdoms? or is their border greater than your border?

Verily I say unto you, Among them that are born of women there hath not arisen a greater than John the Baptist: yet he that is but little in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he.

But I say unto you, that one greater than the temple is here.

The men of Nineveh shall stand up in the judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it: for they repented at the preaching of Jonah; and behold, a greater than Jonah is here.

The queen of the south shall rise up in the judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it: for she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon; and behold, a greater than Solomon is here.

which indeed is less than all seeds; but when it is grown, it is greater than the herbs, and becometh a tree, so that the birds of the heaven come and lodge in the branches thereof.

Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows houses, even while for a pretence ye make long prayers: therefore ye shall receive greater condemnation.

Ye fools and blind: for which is greater, the gold, or the temple that hath sanctified the gold?

Ye blind: for which is greater, the gift, or the altar that sanctifieth the gift?

yet when it is sown, groweth up, and becometh greater than all the herbs, and putteth out great branches; so that the birds of the heaven can lodge under the shadow thereof.

they that devour widows houses, and for a pretence make long prayers; these shall receive greater condemnation.

I say unto you, Among them that are born of women there is none greater than John: yet he that is but little in the kingdom of God is greater than he.

The queen of the south shall rise up in the judgment with the men of this generation, and shall condemn them: for she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon; and behold, a greater than Solomon is here.

The men of Nineveh shall stand up in the judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it: for they repented at the preaching of Jonah; and behold, a greater than Jonah is here.

And he said, This will I do: I will pull down my barns, and build greater; and there will I bestow all my grain and my goods.

who devour widows houses, and for a pretence make long prayers: these shall receive greater condemnation.

For which is greater, he that sitteth at meat, or he that serveth? is not he that sitteth at meat? but I am in the midst of you as he that serveth.

Jesus answered and said unto him, Because I said unto thee, I saw thee underneath the fig tree, believest thou? thou shalt see greater things than these.

Art thou greater than our father Jacob, who gave us the well, and drank thereof himself, and his sons, and his cattle?

But the witness which I have is greater than that of John; for the works which the Father hath given me to accomplish, the very works that I do, bear witness of me, that the Father hath sent me.

Art thou greater than our father Abraham, who died? and the prophets died: whom makest thou thyself?

My Father, who hath given them unto me, is greater than all; and no one is able to snatch them out of the Father's hand.

Verily, verily, I say unto you, a servant is not greater than his lord; neither one that is sent greater than he that sent him.

Verily, verily, I say unto you, he that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go unto the Father.

Now I would have you all speak with tongues, but rather that ye should prophesy: and greater is he that prophesieth than he that speaketh with tongues, except he interpret, that the church may receive edifying.

For when God made promise to Abraham, since he could swear by none greater, he sware by himself,

For men swear by the greater: and in every dispute of theirs the oath is final for confirmation.

But Christ having come a high priest of the good things to come, through the greater and more perfect tabernacle, not made with hands, that is to say, not of this creation,

whereas angels, though greater in might and power, bring not a railing judgment against them before the Lord.

because if our heart condemn us, God is greater than our heart, and knoweth all things.

If we receive the witness of men, the witness of God is greater: for the witness of God is this, that he hath borne witness concerning his Son.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

גּדל 
Gadal 
magnify , great , grow , nourish up , grow up , greater ,
Usage: 115

רב 
Rab 
Usage: 458

רבה 
Rabah 
Usage: 224

μειζότερος 
meizoteros 
Usage: 1

μείζων 
meizon 
Usage: 19

πλείων πλεῖον πλέον 
Pleion 
more , many , greater , further Trans , most , more part , not tr ,
Usage: 40