4119. pleión
Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4119: πλείων

πλείων, πλείονος, , , neuter πλεῖον (eighteen times) and (in Luke 3:13; (John 21:15 L T Tr WH); Acts 15:28) πλέον (cf. (WHs Appendix, p. 151); Matthiae, i., p. 333; Krüger, § 23, 7, 4; Kühner, § 156, 3; Passow, under the word πολύς, B. 1; (Liddell and Scott, under the word, B.)), plural πλείονες and contracted πλείους, accusative πλείονας and contracted πλείους (which forms are used indiscriminately in the N. T.), neuter πλείονα and (L T Tr WH in Matthew 26:53; L T in Luke 21:3) contracted πλείω; (comparitive of πολύς); more, i. e.

1. greater in quantity: the object with which the comparison is made being added in the genitive, as πλείονας τῶν πρώτων, more in number than the first, Matthew 21:36; πλεῖον (or πλείω) πάντων, more than all, Mark 12:43; Luke 21:3; πλείονα ... τούτων, more than these, John 7:31 (here L T Tr WH omit the genitive (see below)); πλείονα τῶν πρώτων, more than the first, Revelation 2:19; πλεῖον τούτων, more than these, John 21:15; (πλείονα τιμήν ἔχειν τοῦ οἴκου, Hebrews 3:3b (cf. Winer's Grammar, 190 (178), 240 (225))); περισσεύειν πλεῖον, more than, followed by a genitive (A. V. exceed), Matthew 5:20. πλείονες (πλείους) , Matthew 26:53 R G (L πλείω (br. )); John 4:1 (Tr marginal reading omits; WH brackets ). πλεῖον , more than, Luke 9:13; πλέον πλήν with a genitive Acts 15:28; πλέον παρά (τί or τινα (see παρά, III. 2 b.)), Luke 3:13; (Hebrews 3:3a); is omitted before numerals without change of construction: ἐτῶν ἦν πλειόνων τεσσαράκοντα ἄνθρωπος, Acts 4:22; οὐ πλείους εἰσιν μοι ἡμέραι δεκαδύο, Acts 24:11 (here Rec. inserts ); ἡμέρας οὐ πλείους ὀκτώ δέκα (Rec. πλείους δέκα), Acts 25:6; add, Acts 23:13, 21; as in Greek writings after a neuter: πλείω (Lachmann in brackets) δώδεκα λεγεῶνας, Matthew 26:53 (T Tr WH (but T λεγιωνων)) (πλεῖν — Attic for πλεῖονἑξακοσίους, Aristophanes av. 1251; ἔτη γεγονώς πλείω ἑβδομήκοντα, Plato, Apology Socrates, p. 17 d.; see , 3 a.; on the omission ofquam in Latin afterplus andamplius, cf. Ramshorn, Latin Gram., p. 491; (Roby, Latin Gram. § 1273)). the objects with which the comparison is made are not added because easily supplied from the context: John 4:41; (John 7:31 (see above)); ; Hebrews 7:23; τό πλεῖον, the more (viz., the greater debt mentioned), Luke 7:43; πλεῖον, adverbially, more, i. e. more earnestly, Luke 7:42; ἐπί πλεῖον, more widely, further, διανέμεσθαι, Acts 4:17; (cf. Acts 20:9 WH marginal reading (see below)); προκόπτειν, 2 Timothy 3:9; ἐπί πλεῖον ἀσεβείας, 2 Timothy 2:16; ἐπί πλεῖον, longer (than proper), Acts 20:9 (not WH marginal reading (see above)); Acts 24:4; plural πλείονα, more, i. e. a larger reward, Matthew 20:10 (but L Tr WH πλεῖον); without comparison, used of an indefinite number, with a substantive: Acts 2:40; Acts 13:31; Acts 18:20; Acts 21:10; Acts 24:17; Acts 25:14; Acts 27:20; Acts 28:23; neuter περί πλειόνων (A. V. of many things), Luke 11:53; with the article οἱ πλείονες (πλείους), the more part, very many: Acts 19:32; Acts 27:12; 1 Corinthians 9:19; 1 Corinthians 10:5; 1 Corinthians 15:6; 2 Corinthians 2:6; 2 Corinthians 4:15; 2 Corinthians 9:2; Philippians 1:14.

2. greater in quality, superior, more excellent: followed by the genitive of comparison, Matthew 6:25; Matthew 12:41, 42; Mark 12:33 (here T WH Tr text περισσότερον); Luke 11:31, 32; Luke 12:23; (πλείονα θυσίαν ... παρά Κάϊν, Hebrews 11:4 (see παρά, as above). From Homer down.)

STRONGS NT 4119: πλέονπλέον, see πλείων.

Forms and Transliterations
πλειον πλεῖον πλεῖόν πλειονα πλείονα πλειονας πλείονας πλειονες πλείονες πλείονές πλειονος πλείονος πλειονων πλειόνων πλειοσιν πλείοσιν πλειους πλείους πλειω πλείω πλεον πλέον pleio pleiō pleío pleíō pleion pleîon pleîón pleiona pleíona pleionas pleíonas pleiones pleíones pleíonés pleionon pleionōn pleiónon pleiónōn pleionos pleíonos pleiosin pleíosin pleious pleíous pleon pléon
Interlinear GreekInterlinear HebrewStrong's NumbersEnglishman's Greek ConcordanceEnglishman's Hebrew ConcordanceParallel Texts
Top of Page
Top of Page