3175. megistan
Strong's Concordance
megistan: the chief men
Original Word: μεγιστάν, ᾶνος, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: megistan
Phonetic Spelling: (meg-is-tan'-es)
Short Definition: a great one, a lord
Definition: a great one, a lord; a courtier, satrap, nobleman.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from megistos
Definition
the chief men
NASB Translation
great men (2), lords (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3175: μεγιστάν

μεγιστάν, μεγιστανος, (from μέγιστος, as νέαν from νέος, ξυνάν from ξυνός), a later Greek word (see Lob. ad Phryn., p. 196), once in singular Sir. 4:7; commonly in plural οἱ μεγιστᾶνες, the grandees, magnates, nobles, chief men of a city or a people, the associates or courtiers of a king (Vulg.principes): Revelation 6:15; τῆς γῆς, ; τοῦ Ἡρῴδου, Mark 6:21. (The Sept. for אַדִּירִים, Jeremiah 14:3; Nahum 2:6; Zechariah 11:2; גְּדולִים, Jonah 3:7; Nahum 3:10; רַבְרְבִין, Daniel, Theod. 4:33, etc.; שָׂרִים, Isaiah 34:12; Jeremiah 24:8, etc.; 1 Macc. 9:37; often in Sir. Manetho 4, 41; Josephus, Artemidorus Daldianus, In Latinmegistanes, Tacitus, ann. 15, 27; Suct. Calig. 5.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
great men, lords.

Plural from megistos; grandees -- great men, lords.

see GREEK megistos

Forms and Transliterations
μεγιστάνας μεγιστανες μεγιστάνες μεγιστᾶνες μεγιστάνων μεγιστασιν μεγιστάσιν μεγιστᾶσιν megistanes megistânes megistasin megistâsin
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3 Occurrences


μεγιστᾶνες — 2 Occ.
μεγιστᾶσιν — 1 Occ.

Mark 6:21 N-DMP
GRK: ἐποίησεν τοῖς μεγιστᾶσιν αὐτοῦ καὶ
NAS: a banquet for his lords and military commanders
KJV: a supper to his lords, high captains,
INT: made the to great men his and

Revelation 6:15 N-NMP
GRK: καὶ οἱ μεγιστᾶνες καὶ οἱ
NAS: of the earth and the great men and the commanders
KJV: and the great men, and
INT: and the great ones and the

Revelation 18:23 N-NMP
GRK: ἦσαν οἱ μεγιστᾶνες τῆς γῆς
NAS: for your merchants were the great men of the earth,
KJV: were the great men of the earth;
INT: were the great ones of the earth

3 Occurrences

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