Strong's Concordance, Greek Dictionary
Least, smallest, used as equivalent to G3398
Greek: ἐλάχιστος, elachistos (G1646)
11 King James Bible Verses
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Strong's Number: G1646
Greek Base Word: ἐλάχιστος
Usage: Least, very little (small), smallest
Definition: Used as equivalent to G3398; least (in size, amount, dignity, etc.).
- Smallest least.
- In size.
- In amount: of management of affairs.
- In importance: what is the least moment.
- In authority: of commandments.
- In the estimation of men: of persons.
- In rank and excellence: of persons.
Derived terms: Superlative of ἔλαχυς (short).
- Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ɛˈlɑ.xi.stos
- Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: e̞ˈlɑ.çi.stows
- Transliteration: elachistos
- Biblical Pronunciation: eh-LA-hee-stose
- Modern Pronunciation: ay-LA-hee-stose
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Bible Verses with ἐλάχιστος (G1646)
1 to 11 of 11 Verses
“And thou Bethlehem, in the land of Juda, art not the least among the princes of Juda: for out of thee shall come a Governor, that shall rule my people Israel.”
— Matthew 2:6
“Whosoever therefore shall break one of these least commandments, and shall teach men so, he shall be called the least in the kingdom of heaven: but whosoever shall do and teach them, the same shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven.”
— Jesus, Matthew 5:19
“And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.”
— Jesus, Matthew 25:40
“Then shall he answer them, saying, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye did it not to one of the least of these, ye did it not to me.”
— Jesus, Matthew 25:45
“If ye then be not able to do that thing which is least, why take ye thought for the rest?”
— Jesus, Luke 12:26
“He that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much: and he that is unjust in the least is unjust also in much.”
— Jesus, Luke 16:10
“And he said unto him, Well, thou good servant: because thou hast been faithful in a very little, have thou authority over ten cities.”
— Jesus, Luke 19:17
“But with me it is a very small thing that I should be judged of you, or of man's judgment: yea, I judge not mine own self.”
— 1 Corinthians 4:3
“Do ye not know that the saints shall judge the world? and if the world shall be judged by you, are ye unworthy to judge the smallest matters?”
— 1 Corinthians 6:2
“For I am the least of the apostles, that am not meet to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.”
— 1 Corinthians 15:9
“Behold also the ships, which though they be so great, and are driven of fierce winds, yet are they turned about with a very small helm, whithersoever the governor listeth.”
— James 3:4
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