3029. lian
Strong's Concordance
lian: very, exceedingly
Original Word: λίαν
Part of Speech: Adverb
Transliteration: lian
Phonetic Spelling: (lee'-an)
Short Definition: very, very much, exceedingly
Definition: very; very much, exceedingly, greatly.
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3029 lían (an emphatic adverb) – very, exceedingly. 3029 (lían) intensifies (raises) a thought, taking it from much ("a high extent") to "very much" ("a great extent"), i.e. utterly (strongly, "to the max").

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
Definition
very, exceedingly
NASB Translation
exceedingly (1), extremely (1), quite (1), still (1), utterly* (1), very (6), vigorously (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3029: λίαν

λίαν (in Homer and Ionic λίην) (for λιλαν, λαῷ to desire: cf. Curtius, § 532), adverb, greatly, exceedingly: Matthew 2:16; Matthew 4:8; Matthew 8:28; Matthew 27:14; Mark 1:35; Mark 9:3; Mark 16:2; Luke 23:8; 2 Timothy 4:15; 2 John 1:4; 3 John 1:3; (2 Macc. 11:1; 4 Macc. 8:16; Tobit 9:4, etc.; for מְאֹד, Genesis 1:31; Genesis 4:5; 1 Samuel 11:15); λίαν ἐκ περισσοῦ, exceedingly beyond measure, Mark 6:51 (WH omits; Tr brackets ἐκπερισσοῦ). See ὑπερλίαν.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
exceeding, greatly

Of uncertain affinity; much (adverbially) -- exceeding, great(-ly), sore, very (+ chiefest).

Forms and Transliterations
λιαν λίαν lian lían
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Strong's Greek 3029
12 Occurrences


λίαν — 12 Occ.

Matthew 2:16 Adv
GRK: μάγων ἐθυμώθη λίαν καὶ ἀποστείλας
NAS: by the magi, he became very enraged,
KJV: the wise men, was exceeding wroth,
INT: magi was enraged greatly and having sent forth

Matthew 4:8 Adv
GRK: ὄρος ὑψηλὸν λίαν καὶ δείκνυσιν
NAS: took Him to a very high
KJV: up into an exceeding high mountain,
INT: a mountain high exceedingly and shows

Matthew 8:28 Adv
GRK: ἐξερχόμενοι χαλεποὶ λίαν ὥστε μὴ
NAS: out of the tombs. [They were] so extremely violent
KJV: the tombs, exceeding fierce,
INT: coming violent very so that not

Matthew 27:14 Adv
GRK: τὸν ἡγεμόνα λίαν
NAS: so the governor was quite amazed.
KJV: that the governor marvelled greatly.
INT: the governor exceedingly

Mark 1:35 Adv
GRK: πρωὶ ἔννυχα λίαν ἀναστὰς ἐξῆλθεν
NAS: while it was still dark,
KJV: rising up a great while before day,
INT: very early in night still much having risen up he went out

Mark 6:51 Adv
GRK: ἄνεμος καὶ λίαν ἐκ περισσοῦ
NAS: stopped; and they were utterly astonished,
KJV: ceased: and they were sore amazed in
INT: wind And exceedingly in abundance

Mark 9:3 Adv
GRK: στίλβοντα λευκὰ λίαν οἷα γναφεὺς
NAS: radiant and exceedingly white,
KJV: became shining, exceeding white as
INT: shining white exceedingly such as a launderer

Mark 16:2 Adv
GRK: καὶ λίαν πρωὶ τῇ
NAS: Very early on the first
KJV: And very early in the morning
INT: And very early on the

Luke 23:8 Adv
GRK: Ἰησοῦν ἐχάρη λίαν ἦν γὰρ
NAS: Now Herod was very glad when he saw
KJV: saw Jesus, he was exceeding glad: for
INT: Jesus rejoiced greatly he was indeed

2 Timothy 4:15 Adv
GRK: σὺ φυλάσσου λίαν γὰρ ἀντέστη
NAS: against him yourself, for he vigorously opposed
KJV: for he hath greatly withstood our
INT: you beware of exceedingly indeed he has opposed

2 John 1:4 Adv
GRK: Ἐχάρην λίαν ὅτι εὕρηκα
NAS: I was very glad to find
KJV: I rejoiced greatly that I found
INT: I rejoiced exceedingly that I have found

3 John 1:3 Adv
GRK: ἐχάρην γὰρ λίαν ἐρχομένων ἀδελφῶν
NAS: For I was very glad when brethren
KJV: I rejoiced greatly, when the brethren
INT: I rejoiced indeed exceedingly coming [the] brothers

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