25 occurrences

'Greatest' in the Bible

The name of Hebron before was Kiriath-arba [city of Arba]. This Arba was the greatest of the Anakim. And the land had rest from war.

On the eighth day he sent the people away; they blessed the king and went to their tents with greatest joy and gratitude for all the goodness the Lord had shown to David His servant and Israel His people.

The poor and afflicted shall eat and be satisfied; they shall praise the Lord -- "they who [diligently] seek for, inquire of and for Him, and require Him [as their greatest need]. May your hearts be quickened now and forever!

For from the least of them even to the greatest of them, everyone is given to covetousness (to greed for unjust gain); and from the prophet even to the priest, everyone deals falsely.

Therefore will I give their wives to others and their fields to those who gain possession of them; for everyone, from the least even to the greatest, is given to covetousness (is greedy for unjust gain); from the prophet even to the priest, everyone deals falsely.

Jerusalem and the cities of Judah [being most guilty because their privileges were greatest], its kings and princes, to make them a desolation, an astonishment, a hissing, and a curse, as it is to this day;

And they will no more teach each man his neighbor and each man his brother, saying, Know the Lord, for they will all know Me [recognize, understand, and be acquainted with Me], from the least of them to the greatest, says the Lord. For I will forgive their iniquity, and I will [seriously] remember their sin no more.

Then all the captains of the forces, and Johanan son of Kareah and Jezaniah [Azariah] son of Hoshaiah, and all the people from the least even to the greatest came near

Then he called Johanan son of Kareah and all the captains of the forces that were with him and all the people from the least even to the greatest,

And I will take away the remnant of Judah who have set their faces to come into the land of Egypt to dwell here temporarily [fleeing to Egypt instead of surrendering to the Chaldeans as directed by the Lord through Jeremiah], and they will all be consumed and will fall in the land of Egypt; they will be consumed by the sword and by famine. From the least even to the greatest, they shall die by the sword and by famine. And they will be a detestable thing, an astonishment, a curse, and a reproach (an object of horror, reviling, and taunts).

So the people of Nineveh believed in God and proclaimed a fast and put on sackcloth [in penitent mourning], from the greatest of them even to the least of them.

At that time the disciples came up and asked Jesus, Who then is [really] the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?

Yet after it is sown, it grows up and becomes the greatest of all garden herbs and puts out large branches, so that the birds of the air are able to make nests and dwell in its shade.

But they kept still, for on the road they had discussed and disputed with one another as to who was the greatest.

But a controversy arose among them as to which of them might be the greatest [surpassing the others in excellence, worth, and authority].

Now an eager contention arose among them [as to] which of them was considered and reputed to be the greatest.

But this is not to be so with you; on the contrary, let him who is the greatest among you become like the youngest, and him who is the chief and leader like one who serves.

They all paid earnest attention to him, from the least to the greatest, saying, This man is that exhibition of the power of God which is called great (intense).

But earnestly desire and zealously cultivate the greatest and best gifts and graces (the higher gifts and the choicest graces). And yet I will show you a still more excellent way [one that is better by far and the highest of them all -- "love].

And so faith, hope, love abide [faith -- "conviction and belief respecting man's relation to God and divine things; hope -- "joyful and confident expectation of eternal salvation; love -- "true affection for God and man, growing out of God's love for and in us], these three; but the greatest of these is love.

And it will nevermore be necessary for each one to teach his neighbor and his fellow citizen or each one his brother, saying, Know (perceive, have knowledge of, and get acquainted by experience with) the Lord, for all will know Me, from the smallest to the greatest of them.

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גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

מרבּית 
Marbiyth 
Usage: 5

רברב 
Rabrab (Aramaic) 
Usage: 8

ἐπιποθέω 
Epipotheo 
Usage: 9

ἡλίκος 
helikos 
Usage: 2

אל 
'el 
Usage: 114

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

אצּיל 
'atstsiyl 
Usage: 3

אשׁם אשׁם 
'asham 
Usage: 35

בּהן 
Bohen 
Usage: 16

בּקר 
Baqar 
Usage: 183

בּשׁת 
Bosheth 
Usage: 30

גּבר 
Gabar 
Usage: 25

גּדוּלּה גּדלּה גּדוּלה 
G@duwlah 
Usage: 12

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

גּדל 
Gadel 
Usage: 4

גּדל 
Godel 
Usage: 13

גּלל 
G@lal (Aramaic) 
Usage: 2

גּרלo 
Garol 
Usage: 0

זנה 
Zanah 
Usage: 93

חנף 
Chaneph 
Usage: 11

חרי 
Choriy 
Usage: 6

ינשׁוף ינשׁוּף 
Yanshuwph 
Usage: 3

כּבד כּבד 
Kabad 
Usage: 114

כּבד 
Kobed 
Usage: 4

כּבד 
Kabed 
Usage: 40

לבאות לבאים לביּא לביא 
Labiy' 
Usage: 14

מאד 
M@`od 
Usage: 300

מה 
Mah (Aramaic) 
Usage: 12

מטר 
Matar 
Usage: 38

מרבה 
Marbeh 
Usage: 2

נאץ 
Na'ats 
Usage: 25

נשׁא 
Nasha' 
Usage: 16

עוּל 
`uwl 
Usage: 5

עצם עצוּם 
`atsuwm 
Usage: 31

עצם 
`atsam 
Usage: 20

פּחד 
Pachad 
Usage: 49

קפּוז 
Qippowz 
Usage: 1

רב 
Rab 
Usage: 458

רב 
Rab (Aramaic) 
Usage: 15

רב 
Rob 
Usage: 153

רבה 
Rabah 
Usage: 224

רבה 
R@bah (Aramaic) 
Usage: 6

רבוּ 
R@buw (Aramaic) 
Usage: 5

שׂגּיא 
Saggiy' 
Usage: 2

שׂגּיא 
Saggiy' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 13

שׂישׂ שׂוּשׂ 
Suws 
Usage: 27

שׁלשׁ שׁלושׁ שׁלישׁo 
Shaliysh 
Usage: 20

G21
ἀγαλλιάω 
Agalliao 
Usage: 8

ἀνάθεμα 
Anathema 
Usage: 6

ἀναθεματίζω 
Anathematizo 
Usage: 4

δυνάστης 
Dunastes 
Usage: 3

ἐκθαμβέω 
Ekthambeo 
Usage: 4

ἔννυχον 
Ennuchon 
Usage: 1

ἐπιποθία 
Epipothia 
Usage: 1

Ἡρώδης 
herodes 
Usage: 43

θρόμβος 
Thrombos 
Usage: 1

λίαν 
Lian 
Usage: 14

μακράν 
Makran 
Usage: 7

μεγαλαυχέω 
megalaucheo 
Usage: 1

μεγαλεῖος 
megaleios 
Usage: 2

μεγαλύνω 
megaluno 
Usage: 7

μεγάλως 
megalos 
Usage: 1

μέγας 
megas 
great , loud ,
Usage: 167

μέγεθος 
megethos 
Usage: 1

μεγιστᾶνες 
megistanes 
Usage: 2

μέγιστος 
megistos 
Usage: 1

μειζότερος 
meizoteros 
Usage: 1

μείζων 
meizon 
Usage: 19

ὅσος 
Hosos 
Usage: 76

πάλαι 
Palai 
long ago , any while , a great while ago , old , in time past , of old
Usage: 4

πάμπολυς 
Pampolus 
Usage: 1

περισσότερον 
Perissoteron 
Usage: 4

πηλίκος 
Pelikos 
Usage: 2

πλεῖστος 
Pleistos 
Usage: 3

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

πολύς πολλός 
Polus 
many , much , great ,
Usage: 292

πολυτελής 
Poluteles 
Usage: 3

πολύτιμος 
Polutimos 
Usage: 1

πόῤῥω 
Porrho 
Usage: 0

πόσος 
Posos 
Usage: 9

ῥοιζηδόν 
Rhoizedon 
with a great noise
Usage: 1

σφόδρα 
Sphodra 
Usage: 10

τηλικοῦτοςτηλικαύτη 
Telikoutos 
so great , so mighty
Usage: 4

τοσοῦτος 
Tosoutos 
so much , so great , so many , so long , as large , these many , so many things
Usage: 17

ὑπέρογκος 
Huperogkos 
Usage: 2

χαρά 
Chara 
Usage: 44