Number 3173

Transliteration:
megas {meg'-as}
Word Origin:
[including the prolonged forms, feminine megale, plural megaloi, etc., cf also 3176, 3187]
TDNT:
4:529,573
Part of Speech:
adjective
Usage in the KJV:
great 150, loud 33, misc 12

Total: 195
Definition:
  1. great
    1. of the external form or sensible appearance of things (or of persons)
      1. in particular, of space and its dimensions, as respects
        1. mass and weight: great
        2. compass and extent: large, spacious
        3. measure and height: long
        4. stature and age: great, old
    2. of number and quantity: numerous, large, abundant
    3. of age: the elder
    4. 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
    1. persons, eminent for ability, virtue, authority, power
    2. things esteemed highly for their importance: of great moment, of great weight, importance
    3. a thing to be highly esteemed for its excellence: excellent
  3. splendid, prepared on a grand scale, stately
  4. great things
    1. of God's preeminent blessings
    2. of things which overstep the province of a created being, proud (presumptuous) things, full of arrogance, derogatory to the majesty of God