3641. oligos
Strong's Concordance
oligos: few, little, small
Original Word: ὀλίγος, η, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective; Adverb
Transliteration: oligos
Phonetic Spelling: (ol-ee'-gos)
Short Definition: small, brief, few, soon
Definition: (a) especially in plur: few, (b) in sing: small; hence, of time: short, of degree: light, slight, little.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
Definition
few, little, small
NASB Translation
brief (1), briefly (1), few (11), few things (3), great* (1), little (7), little way (1), little while (4), long* (1), number* (2), short (3), short time (1), small (3), while (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3641: ὀλίγος

ὀλίγος, ὀλίγη, ὀλίγον (on its occasional aspiration, (ὀλίγος) see WHs Appendix, p. 143; Tdf. Proleg., pp. 91,106; Scrivener, Introduction, p. 565, and references under the word οὐ at the beginning), the Sept. for מְעַט (from Homer down), little, small, few, of number, multitude, quantity, or size: joined to nouns (cf. Winers Grammar, § 20, 1 b. note; Buttmann, § 125, 6), Matthew 9:37; Matthew 15:34; Mark 6:5; Mark 8:7; Luke 10:2; Luke 12:48 (ὀλίγας namely, πληγάς (cf. B. § 134, 6; Winer's Grammar, § 32, 5, especially § 64, 4), opposed to πολλαί, 47); Acts 19:24; 1 Timothy 5:23; Hebrews 12:10; James 3:5 R G; 1 Peter 3:20 R G; Revelation 3:4; of time, short: χρόνος, Acts 14:28; καιρός, Revelation 12:12; of degree or intensity, light, slight: τάραχος, Acts 12:18; Acts 19:23; στάσις, ; χειμών, . plural with a partitive genitive: γυναικῶν, Acts 17:4; ἀνδρῶν, Acts 17:12. ὀλίγοι, absolutely: Matthew 7:14; Matthew 20:16; (T WH omit; Tr brackets the clause); ; Luke 13:23; 1 Peter 3:20 L T Tr WH; neuter singular: Luke 7:47; τό ὀλίγον, 2 Corinthians 8:15; πρός ὀλίγον ὠφέλιμος, profitable for little (Latinparum utilis); (cf. Winers Grammar, 213 (200); some, for a little (namely, time); see below), 1 Timothy 4:8; ἐν ὀλίγῳ, in few words (cf. Shakespear's in a few), i. e. in brief, briefly (γράφειν), Ephesians 3:3; easily, without much effort, Acts 26:28f on other but incorrect interpretations of this phrase cf. Meyer at the passage (see μέγας, 1 a. γ.); πρός ὀλίγον, for a little time, James 4:14; simply ὀλίγον, adverbially: of time, a short time, a (little) while, Mark 6:31; 1 Peter 1:6; 1 Peter 5:10; Revelation 17:10; of space, a little (further), Mark 1:19; Luke 5:3. plural ὀλίγα, a few things: (Luke 10:41 WH); Revelation 2:14, 20 (Rec.); ἐπ' ὀλίγα ((see at the beginning and) ἐπί, C. I. 2 e.), Matthew 25:21, 23; δἰ ὀλίγων, briefly, in few words, γράφειν, 1 Peter 5:12 (see διά, A. III. 3) (ῤηθῆναι, Plato, Phil., p. 31 d.; legg. 6, p. 778 c.).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
few, small, a while.

Of uncertain affinity; puny (in extent, degree, number, duration or value); especially neuter (adverbially) somewhat -- + almost, brief(-ly), few, (a) little, + long, a season, short, small, a while.

Forms and Transliterations
ἑνὸς ολιγα ολίγα ὀλίγα ολιγαι ολίγαι ὀλίγαι ολιγας ολίγας ὀλίγας ολίγη ολιγην ολίγην ὀλίγην ολιγης ολίγης ὀλίγης ολιγοι ολίγοι ὀλίγοι ολιγοις ολίγοις ὀλίγοις ολιγον ολίγον ὀλίγον ολιγος ολίγος ὀλίγος ολιγοστοί ολιγοστόν ολιγοστός ολιγοστούς ολιγότητα ολιγου ολίγου ὀλίγου ολίγους ολιγοψυχίας ολιγοψυχούντες ολιγω ολίγω ὀλίγῳ ολιγων ολίγων ὀλίγων ολιγως ὀλίγως ωλιγοψύχει ωλιγοψύχησαν ωλιγοψύχησε ωλιγοψύχησεν enos henos henòs oliga olíga oligai olígai oligas olígas oligen oligēn olígen olígēn oliges oligēs olíges olígēs oligo oligō oligoi olígoi olígōi oligois olígois oligon oligōn olígon olígōn oligos oligōs olígos olígōs oligou olígou
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42 Occurrences


ὀλίγα — 6 Occ.
ὀλίγαι — 1 Occ.
ὀλίγας — 2 Occ.
ὀλίγην — 1 Occ.
ὀλίγης — 1 Occ.
ὀλίγῳ — 4 Occ.
ὀλίγων — 1 Occ.
ὀλίγως — 1 Occ.
ὀλίγοι — 8 Occ.
ὀλίγοις — 1 Occ.
ὀλίγον — 13 Occ.
ὀλίγος — 2 Occ.
ὀλίγου — 1 Occ.

Matthew 7:14 Adj-NMP
GRK: ζωήν καὶ ὀλίγοι εἰσὶν οἱ
NAS: and there are few who find
KJV: life, and few there be that find
INT: life and few are they who

Matthew 9:37 Adj-NMP
GRK: δὲ ἐργάται ὀλίγοι
NAS: is plentiful, but the workers are few.
KJV: but the labourers [are] few;
INT: however workmen [are] few

Matthew 15:34 Adj-ANP
GRK: Ἑπτά καὶ ὀλίγα ἰχθύδια
NAS: Seven, and a few small fish.
KJV: Seven, and a few little fishes.
INT: Seven and a few small fish

Matthew 20:16 Adj-NMP
GRK: εἰσιν κλητοί ὀλίγοι δὲ ἐκλεκτοί
KJV: called, but few chosen.
INT: are called few however chosen

Matthew 22:14 Adj-NMP
GRK: εἰσιν κλητοὶ ὀλίγοι δὲ ἐκλεκτοί
NAS: are called, but few [are] chosen.
KJV: called, but few [are] chosen.
INT: are called few however chosen

Matthew 25:21 Adj-ANP
GRK: πιστέ ἐπὶ ὀλίγα ἦς πιστός
NAS: You were faithful with a few things, I will put you in charge
KJV: over a few things, I will make
INT: faithful over a few things you were faithful

Matthew 25:23 Adj-ANP
GRK: πιστέ ἐπὶ ὀλίγα ἦς πιστός
NAS: You were faithful with a few things, I will put you in charge
KJV: over a few things, I will make
INT: faithful over a few things you were faithful

Mark 1:19 Adv
GRK: Καὶ προβὰς ὀλίγον εἶδεν Ἰάκωβον
NAS: Going on a little farther, He saw
KJV: when he had gone a little further
INT: And having gone on a little he saw James

Mark 6:5 Adj-DMP
GRK: εἰ μὴ ὀλίγοις ἀρρώστοις ἐπιθεὶς
NAS: His hands on a few sick people
KJV: his hands upon a few sick folk,
INT: if not on a few sick having laid

Mark 6:31 Adv
GRK: καὶ ἀναπαύσασθε ὀλίγον ἦσαν γὰρ
NAS: and rest a while. (For there were many
KJV: and rest a while: for there were
INT: and rest a little Were indeed

Mark 8:7 Adj-ANP
GRK: εἶχον ἰχθύδια ὀλίγα καὶ εὐλογήσας
NAS: had a few small fish;
KJV: And they had a few small fishes: and
INT: they had small fish a few and having blessed

Luke 5:3 Adj-AMS
GRK: γῆς ἐπαναγαγεῖν ὀλίγον καθίσας δὲ
NAS: him to put out a little way from the land.
KJV: that he would thrust out a little from
INT: land to put off a little having sat down moreover

Luke 7:47 Adj-ANS
GRK: ᾧ δὲ ὀλίγον ἀφίεται ὀλίγον
NAS: is forgiven little, loves
KJV: to whom little is forgiven,
INT: to whom however little is forgiven little

Luke 7:47 Adj-ANS
GRK: ὀλίγον ἀφίεται ὀλίγον ἀγαπᾷ
NAS: little, loves little.
KJV: is forgiven, [the same] loveth little.
INT: little is forgiven little he loves

Luke 10:2 Adj-NMP
GRK: δὲ ἐργάται ὀλίγοι δεήθητε οὖν
NAS: but the laborers are few; therefore
KJV: the labourers [are] few: pray ye
INT: moreover [the] workmen [are] few pray earnestly to therefore

Luke 12:48 Adj-AFP
GRK: πληγῶν δαρήσεται ὀλίγας παντὶ δὲ
NAS: will receive but few. From everyone
KJV: shall be beaten with few [stripes]. For
INT: of stripes will be beaten with few everyone moreover

Luke 13:23 Adj-NMP
GRK: Κύριε εἰ ὀλίγοι οἱ σωζόμενοι
NAS: to Him, Lord, are there [just] a few who are being saved?
INT: Lord if [are] few those being saved

Acts 12:18 Adj-NMS
GRK: τάραχος οὐκ ὀλίγος ἐν τοῖς
NAS: there was no small disturbance
KJV: there was no small stir among
INT: disturbance not small among the

Acts 14:28 Adj-AMS
GRK: χρόνον οὐκ ὀλίγον σὺν τοῖς
INT: time not a little with the

Acts 15:2 Adj-GFS
GRK: ζητήσεως οὐκ ὀλίγης τῷ Παύλῳ
KJV: had no small dissension and
INT: discussion not a little by Paul

Acts 17:4 Adj-NFP
GRK: πρώτων οὐκ ὀλίγαι
KJV: women not a few.
INT: leading not a few

Acts 17:12 Adj-NMP
GRK: ἀνδρῶν οὐκ ὀλίγοι
KJV: of men, not a few.
INT: men not a few

Acts 19:23 Adj-NMS
GRK: τάραχος οὐκ ὀλίγος περὶ τῆς
NAS: no small disturbance
KJV: there arose no small stir about
INT: disturbance not small about the

Acts 19:24 Adj-AFS
GRK: τεχνίταις οὐκ ὀλίγην ἐργασίαν
NAS: no little business
KJV: no small gain
INT: craftsmen no little business

Acts 26:28 Adj-DNS
GRK: Παῦλον Ἐν ὀλίγῳ με πείθεις
NAS: [replied] to Paul, In a short time you will persuade
INT: Paul Almost little me you persuade

42 Occurrences

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