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Bible Lexicons

Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #3170 - μεγαλύνω

Transliteration
megalýnō
Phonetics
meg-al-oo'-no
Origin
from (G3173)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
4:543,573
Definition
Thayer's
  1. to make great, magnify
    1. metaph. to make conspicuous
  2. to deem or declare great
    1. to esteem highly, to extol, laud, celebrate
  3. to get glory and praise
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1396 ‑ גָּבַר (gaw‑bar');  1431 ‑ גָּדַל (gaw‑dal');  5637 ‑ סָרַר (saw‑rar');  6381 ‑ פָּלָא (paw‑law');  7232 ‑ רָבַב (raw‑bab');  7235 ‑ רָבָה (raw‑baw');  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (8)
Matthew
1
Luke
2
Acts
3
2 Corinthians
1
Philippians
1
NAS (11)
Matthew
1
Luke
3
Acts
5
2 Corinthians
1
Philippians
1
HCS (8)
Matthew
1
Luke
2
Acts
3
2 Corinthians
1
Philippians
1
BSB (8)
Matthew
1
Luke
2
Acts
3
2 Corinthians
1
Philippians
1
ESV (8)
Matthew
1
Luke
2
Acts
3
2 Corinthians
1
Philippians
1
WEB (8)
Matthew
1
Luke
2
Acts
3
2 Corinthians
1
Philippians
1
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

μεγᾰλύνω, fut. μεγαλῠνῶ LXX Genesis 12:2, al.: aor. ἐμεγάλυνα ib. Ecclesiastes 2:4, al.: Pass., fut. - υνθήσομαι ib. Zechariah 12:11, al.: aor. - ύνθην ib. Ma. 1.5, al.: pf. part. μεμεγαλυμμένος Aq. Psalms 144:12(143).12: (μέγας):

I make great or powerful, exalt, τοὺς πολεμίους Th. 5.98: Pass., μεγαλύνεσθαι ἐκτῶν συμβαινόντων gain great glory by.., X. HG 7.1.24, cf. Philippians 1:20, POxy. 1592.3 (iii/iv A. D.).

II

1. make great by word, extol, magnify, τὸ ὄνομά τινος E. Ba. 320; μ. τὴν ἑαυτοῦ δύναμιν παρά τινι Th. 8.81; ἑαυτόν X. Ap. 32; μ. τὴν Λακεδαίμονα πρὸς Ἀθηναίους Plu. Cim. 16; τοῦ θεοῦ τὴν δύναμιν D.S. 1.20: freq. in LXX, ll. cc.: Med., boast oneself, περί τινος Sapph. 35; γέννα in point of birth, A. Pr. 892 (lyr.); οὐδὲ μεγαλύνεται ἐπὶ τῷ ἔργῳ X. Hier. 2.17, cf. Oec. 21.4; ταῦτ' ἀκούων ἐμεγαλύνετο Id. Mem. 3.6.3.

2. magnify, exaggerate, Th. 6.28, Phld. Rh. 1.173 S., Ir. p.45 W., D.C. Fr. 57.81, al.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

μεγαλύνω (< μέγας ),

[in LXX chiefly for H1431 pi., hi.;]

1. to make great: Matthew 23:5, Luke 1:58.

2. to declare great, extol, magnify: Luke 1:46, Acts 5:13; Acts 10:46; Acts 19:17, 2 Corinthians 10:15; pass., seq. ἐν , Philippians 1:20.†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

With the use of this verb in the pass, in Philippians 1:20 (cf. LXX Psa. 39:17 [MT Psalms 40:16], Psalms 69:5 [MT Psalms 70:4]) in the sense of ";get glory and praise,"; cf. the Christian letter P Oxy XII. 1592.8 (iii/iv A.D.) where a woman writes to her ‘father’—αἰδε (= ἐδε) ξά [μ ]ην σου τὰ γράμματα, κ (ύρι)έ μου π (άτε)ρ, καὶ πάνυ ἐμεγαλύνθην καὶ ἠγαλλείασα ὅτει τοιοῦτός μου π (ατ)ὴρ τὴν μνήμην ποιεῖται. In MGr μεγαλαίνω and μεγαλώνω are both found.

 

The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
εμεγάλυνα εμεγάλυνας εμεγάλυνε εμεγαλυνεν εμεγάλυνεν ἐμεγάλυνεν εμεγαλυνετο εμεγαλύνετο ἐμεγαλύνετο εμεγαλύνθη εμεγαλύνθην εμεγαλύνθης εμεγαλύνθησαν εμεγαλύνοντο μεγαλύναι μεγαλύνατε Μεγαλυνει Μεγαλύνει μεγαλύνεσθε μεγαλύνη μεγαλύνηται μεγαλυνθείη μεγαλυνθέν μεγαλυνθηναι μεγαλυνθήναι μεγαλυνθῆναι μεγαλυνθησεται μεγαλυνθήσεται μεγαλυνθήσομαι μεγαλυνθησόμεθα μεγαλυνθήτω μεγαλυνόμενος μεγαλύνονται μεγαλυνοντων μεγαλυνόντων μεγαλυνούμεν μεγαλυνουσι μεγαλύνουσι μεγαλύνουσιν μεγαλυνώ μεγαλύνων μεγαλώματος μεμεγάλυνται emegalunen emegaluneto emegalynen emegálynen emegalyneto emegalýneto Megalunei megalunonton megalunontōn megalunousin megalunthenai megalunthēnai megalunthesetai megalunthēsetai Megalynei Megalýnei megalynonton megalynontōn megalynónton megalynóntōn megalynousin megalýnousin megalynthenai megalynthênai megalynthēnai megalynthē̂nai megalynthesetai megalynthēsetai megalynthḗsetai
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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