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Strong's #3172 - μεγαλωσύνη

Root Word (Etymology)
from (G3173)
Parts of Speech
feminine noun
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  1. majesty
    1. of the majesty of God
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 155 ‑ אַדֶּרֶת (ad‑deh'‑reth);  1369 ‑ גְּבֻרָה (gheb‑oo‑raw');  1420 ‑ גְּדוּלָּה (ghed‑oo‑law' (all three forms));  1433 ‑ גֹּדֶל (go'‑del);  7238 ‑ רְבוּ (reb‑oo');  8597 ‑ תִּפְאֶרֶת (tif‑aw‑raw', tif‑eh'‑reth);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (3)
Hebrews 2
Jude 1
NAS (3)
Hebrews 2
Jude 1
CSB (3)
Hebrews 2
Jude 1
BSB (3)
Hebrews 2
Jude 1
ESV (2)
Hebrews 2
WEB (3)
Hebrews 2
Jude 1
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

μεγᾰλ-ωσύνη, ἡ,

greatness, majesty, LXX 2 Samuel 7:21, al., Aristeas 192.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

μεγαλωσύνη, μεγαλωσύνης, , only in Biblical and ecclesiastical writings (cf. Winers Grammar, 26, 95 (90); Buttmann, 73, and see ἀγαθωσύνη) (μέγας), the Sept. for גֹּדֶל and גְּדוּלָה; majesty: of the majesty of God, Hebrews 1:3; Hebrews 8:1; Jude 1:25 (so 2 Samuel 7:23; Psalm 144:3, 6 (); Wis. 18:24; Sir. 2:18, and often).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

μεγαλωσύνη , -ης , (< μέγας ),

[in LXX chiefly for H1420 and cogn. forms, 2 Samuel 7:23, Psalms 145:3, al.;]

greatness, majesty: Hebrews 1:3; Hebrews 8:1, Judges 1:25 (elsewhere Eccl. only).†

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

To the ordinary citations for this Biblical word we may add Aristeas 192 οὐ κατὰ τὰς ἁμαρτίας οὐδὲ τὴν μεγαλωσύνην τῆς ἰσχύος τύπτοντος αὐτούς, ἀλλ᾽ ἐπιεικείᾳ χρωμένου τοῦ θεοῦ, ";God does not smite them according to their sins nor according to the greatness of His might, but uses forbearance"; (Thackeray). See s.v. ἀγαθωσύνη, and A. C. Pearson Verbal Scholarship, p. 18 f.


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
μεγαλωσυνη μεγαλωσύνη μεγαλωσύνην μεγαλωσυνης μεγαλωσύνης megalosune megalōsunē megalosunes megalōsunēs megalosyne megalosýne megalōsynē megalōsýnē megalosynes megalosýnes megalōsynēs megalōsýnēs
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