Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (a.) Smallest, either in size or degree; shortest; lowest; most unimportant; as, the least insect; the least mercy; the least space.
2. (adv.) In the smallest or lowest degree; in a degree below all others; as, to reward those who least deserve it.
Greek1646. elachistos -- least (in size, amount, dignity, etc.)
... least (in size, amount, dignity, etc.). Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration:
elachistos Phonetic Spelling: (el-akh'-is-tos) Short Definition: least ...
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1647. elachistoteros -- less than the least.
2534. kai ge -- and, at least.
1065. ge -- emphasizes the word to which it is joined
2579. kan -- and if
3398. mikros -- small, little
235. alla -- otherwise, on the other hand, but
1848. exoutheneo -- to despise, treat with contempt
3367. medeis, medemia, meden -- no one, nothing
1644. elaphria -- levity, ie fickleness
Strong's Hebrew7535. raq -- but, even, except, howbeit howsoever, at the least ...
... 7534, 7535. raq. 7536 . but, even, except, howbeit howsoever, at the least,
nevertheless. Transliteration: raq Phonetic Spelling: (rak) Short Definition: but ...
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6810. tsair -- little, insignificant, young
6996. qatan -- small, young, unimportant
4591. maat -- to be or become small, diminished, or few
389. ak -- surely, howbeit
176. o -- or
6872. tsrowr -- a bundle, parcel, pouch, bag
1800b. dal -- low, weak, poor, thin
6996a. qatan -- small, young, unimportant
319. acharith -- the after-part, end
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"The Least of These My Brethren"
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ThesaurusLeast (76 Occurrences)
... 1. (a.) Smallest, either in size or degree; shortest; lowest; most unimportant;
as, the least insect; the least mercy; the least space. ...
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Greatest (45 Occurrences)
Apostolic (2 Occurrences)
Unjust (44 Occurrences)
Extent (15 Occurrences)
Superlative (2 Occurrences)
Baptismal (1 Occurrence)
Alphabet (2 Occurrences)
Shiloah (1 Occurrence)
Siloah (1 Occurrence)
Bible ConcordanceLeast (76 Occurrences)
Matthew 2:6 'You Bethlehem, land of Judah, are in no way least among the princes of Judah: for out of you shall come forth a governor, who shall shepherd my people, Israel.'"
Matthew 5:18 For most certainly, I tell you, until heaven and earth pass away, not even one smallest letter or one tiny pen stroke shall in any way pass away from the law, until all things are accomplished.
Matthew 5:19 Whoever, therefore, shall break one of these least commandments, and teach others to do so, shall be called least in the Kingdom of Heaven; but whoever shall do and teach them shall be called great in the Kingdom of Heaven.
Matthew 11:11 Most certainly I tell you, among those who are born of women there has not arisen anyone greater than John the Baptizer; yet he who is least in the Kingdom of Heaven is greater than he.
Matthew 13:32 Which indeed is the least of all seeds: but when it is grown, it is the greatest among herbs, and becometh a tree, so that the birds of the air come and lodge in the branches thereof.
Matthew 25:40 "The King will answer them,'Most certainly I tell you, inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these my brothers, you did it to me.'
Matthew 25:45 "Then he will answer them, saying,'Most certainly I tell you, inasmuch as you didn't do it to one of the least of these, you didn't do it to me.'
Luke 7:28 "For I tell you, among those who are born of women there is not a greater prophet than John the Baptizer, yet he who is least in the Kingdom of God is greater than he."
Luke 9:48 and said to them, "Whoever receives this little child in my name receives me. Whoever receives me receives him who sent me. For whoever is least among you all, this one will be great."
Luke 12:26 If then you aren't able to do even the least things, why are you anxious about the rest?
Luke 14:9 and he who invited both of you would come and tell you,'Make room for this person.' Then you would begin, with shame, to take the lowest place.
Luke 16:10 He that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much: and he that is unjust in the least is unjust also in much.
Luke 16:17 But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away, than for one tiny stroke of a pen in the law to fall.
Luke 19:17 And he said to him, Well done, thou good bondman; because thou hast been faithful in that which is least, be thou in authority over ten cities.
Luke 19:42 Saying, If thou hadst known, even thou, at least in this thy day, the things which belong unto thy peace! but now they are hid from thine eyes.
Luke 22:51 But Jesus answered, "Let me at least do this"
John 10:38 But if they are, then even if you do not believe me, at least believe the deeds, that you may know and see clearly that the Father is in me, and that I am in the Father."
John 14:11 Have faith that I am in the Father and that the Father is in me: at least, have faith in me because of what I do.
Acts 5:15 They even carried out the sick into the streets, and laid them on cots and mattresses, so that as Peter came by, at the least his shadow might overshadow some of them.
Acts 8:10 to whom they all listened, from the least to the greatest, saying, "This man is that great power of God."
Acts 18:17 Then the people all set upon Sosthenes, the Warden of the synagogue, and beat him severely in front of the court. Gallio did not concern himself in the least about this.
Romans 1:10 always beseeching at my prayers, if any way now at least I may be prospered by the will of God to come to you.
Romans 3:9 What then? Are we Jews more highly estimated than they? Not in the least; for we have already charged all Jews and Gentiles alike with being in thraldom to sin.
1 Corinthians 6:4 If then ye have judgments of things pertaining to this life, set them to judge who are least esteemed in the church.
1 Corinthians 9:2 If to others I am not an apostle, yet at least I am to you; for you are the seal of my apostleship in the Lord.
1 Corinthians 9:12 If other teachers possess that right over you, do not we possess it much more? Yet we have not availed ourselves of the right, but we patiently endure all things rather than hinder in the least degree the progress of the Good News of the Christ.
1 Corinthians 9:22 To the feeble, I was as one who is feeble, so that they might have salvation: I have been all things to all men, so that some at least might have salvation.
1 Corinthians 15:9 For I am the least of the apostles, who is not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the assembly of God.
2 Corinthians 11:5 For I reckon that I am not at all behind the very best apostles.
2 Corinthians 11:9 And when I was with you and my resources failed, there was no one to whom I became a burden--for the brethren when they came from Macedonia fully supplied my wants--and I kept myself from being in the least a burden to you, and will do so still.
2 Corinthians 12:11 I have become foolish in boasting. You compelled me, for I ought to have been commended by you, for in nothing was I inferior to the very best apostles, though I am nothing.
Ephesians 3:8 To me, the very least of all saints, was this grace given, to preach to the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ,
Ephesians 4:21 if at least you have heard His voice and in Him have been taught--and this is true Christian teaching--
1 Thessalonians 2:18 On this account we wanted to come to you--at least I Paul wanted again and again to do so--but Satan hindered us.
2 Thessalonians 1:6 if at least it is a righteous thing with God to render tribulation to those that trouble you,
Hebrews 8:11 They will not teach every man his fellow citizen, and every man his brother, saying,'Know the Lord,' for all will know me, from the least of them to the greatest of them.
Revelation 2:6 But at least you have the credit of hating the works of the Nicolaitans, as I do.
Genesis 24:55 Her brother and her mother said, "Let the young lady stay with us a few days, at least ten. After that she will go."
Genesis 32:10 I am not worthy of the least of all the loving kindnesses, and of all the truth, which you have shown to your servant; for with just my staff I passed over this Jordan; and now I have become two companies.
Exodus 5:11 Go yourselves, get straw where you can find it, for nothing of your work shall be diminished.'"
Numbers 11:32 The people rose up all that day, and all the night, and all the next day, and gathered the quails. He who gathered least gathered ten homers; and they spread them all abroad for themselves around the camp.
Deuteronomy 7:7 Not because of your being more numerous than any of the peoples hath Jehovah delighted in you, and fixeth on you, for ye 'are' the least of all the peoples,
Judges 3:2 only that the generations of the children of Israel might know, to teach them war, at the least such as before knew nothing of it:
Judges 6:15 He said to him, "Oh, Lord, how shall I save Israel? Behold, my family is the poorest in Manasseh, and I am the least in my father's house."
1 Samuel 9:21 Saul answered, "Am I not a Benjamite, of the smallest of the tribes of Israel? And my family the least of all the families of the tribe of Benjamin? Why then do you speak to me like this?"
1 Samuel 20:9 Jonathan said, "Far be it from you; for if I should at all know that evil were determined by my father to come on you, then wouldn't I tell you that?"
1 Samuel 21:4 And the priest answered David, and said, There is no common bread under mine hand, but there is hallowed bread; if the young men have kept themselves at least from women.
2 Samuel 13:2 And Amnon was so vexed, that he fell sick for his sister Tamar; for she was a virgin; and it seemed difficult for Amnon to do the least thing to her.
1 Kings 10:21 And all king Solomon's drinking vessels were of gold, and all the vessels of the house of the forest of Lebanon were of precious gold: none were of silver, which was not of the least account in the days of Solomon.
2 Kings 5:17 Naaman said, "If not, then, please let there be given to your servant two mules' burden of earth; for your servant will from now on offer neither burnt offering nor sacrifice to other gods, but to Yahweh.
2 Kings 18:24 How then can you turn away the face of one captain of the least of my master's servants, and put your trust on Egypt for chariots and for horsemen?
2 Kings 23:2 The king went up to the house of Yahweh, and all the men of Judah and all the inhabitants of Jerusalem with him, and the priests, and the prophets, and all the people, both small and great: and he read in their ears all the words of the book of the covenant which was found in the house of Yahweh.
1 Chronicles 12:14 These of the sons of Gad were captains of the army: he who was least was equal to one hundred, and the greatest to one thousand.
2 Chronicles 34:30 The king went up to the house of Yahweh, and all the men of Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and the priests, and the Levites, and all the people, both great and small: and he read in their ears all the words of the book of the covenant that was found in the house of Yahweh. Job
Esther 1:5 When these days were fulfilled, the king made a seven day feast for all the people who were present in Shushan the palace, both great and small, in the court of the garden of the king's palace.
Esther 1:20 and when the king's edict which he shall make shall be heard throughout his realm for it is great all the wives shall give to their husbands honour, from the greatest to the least.
Job 35:15 But now, because he has not visited in his anger, neither does he greatly regard arrogance.
Psalms 68:27 There is little Benjamin, their ruler, the princes of Judah, their council, the princes of Zebulun, and the princes of Naphtali.
Ecclesiastes 12:5 And he is in fear of that which is high, and danger is in the road, and the tree is white with flower, and the least thing is a weight, and desire is at an end, because man goes to his last resting-place, and those who are sorrowing are in the streets;
Isaiah 1:9 If the Lord of armies had not kept some at least of us safe, we would have been like Sodom, and the fate of Gomorrah would have been ours.
Isaiah 22:24 And all the glory of his father's family will be hanging on him, all their offspring, every small vessel, even the cups and the basins.
Isaiah 36:9 How then can you turn away the face of one captain of the least of my master's servants, and put your trust on Egypt for chariots and for horsemen?
Isaiah 60:22 The little one shall become a thousand, and the small one a strong nation; I, Jehovah, will hasten it in its time.
Jeremiah 6:13 For from the least of them even to the greatest of them everyone is given to covetousness; and from the prophet even to the priest everyone deals falsely.
Jeremiah 8:10 Therefore will I give their wives to others, and their fields to those who shall possess them: for everyone from the least even to the greatest is given to covetousness; from the prophet even to the priest every one deals falsely.
Jeremiah 23:32 Behold, I am against those who prophesy lying dreams, says Yahweh, and do tell them, and cause my people to err by their lies, and by their vain boasting: yet I didn't send them, nor commanded them; neither do they profit this people at all, says Yahweh.
Jeremiah 31:34 and they shall teach no more every man his neighbor, and every man his brother, saying, Know Yahweh; for they shall all know me, from the least of them to the greatest of them, says Yahweh: for I will forgive their iniquity, and their sin will I remember no more.
Jeremiah 42:1 Then all the captains of the forces, and Johanan the son of Kareah, and Jezaniah the son of Hoshaiah, and all the people from the least even to the greatest, came near,
Jeremiah 42:8 Then called he Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the captains of the forces who were with him, and all the people from the least even to the greatest,
Jeremiah 44:12 I will take the remnant of Judah, that have set their faces to go into the land of Egypt to sojourn there, and they shall all be consumed; in the land of Egypt shall they fall; they shall be consumed by the sword and by the famine; they shall die, from the least even to the greatest, by the sword and by the famine; and they shall be an object of horror, and an astonishment, and a curse, and a reproach.
Jeremiah 49:20 Therefore hear the counsel of the LORD, that he hath taken against Edom; and his purposes, that he hath purposed against the inhabitants of Teman: Surely the least of the flock shall draw them out: surely he shall make their habitations desolate with them.
Jeremiah 50:12 your mother shall be utterly disappointed; she who bore you shall be confounded: behold, she shall be the least of the nations, a wilderness, a dry land, and a desert.
Jeremiah 50:45 Therefore hear ye the counsel of the LORD, that he hath taken against Babylon; and his purposes, that he hath purposed against the land of the Chaldeans: Surely the least of the flock shall draw them out: surely he shall make their habitation desolate with them.
Amos 9:9 "For, behold, I will command, and I will sift the house of Israel among all the nations, as grain is sifted in a sieve, yet not the least kernel will fall on the earth.
Jonah 3:5 The people of Nineveh believed God; and they proclaimed a fast, and put on sackcloth, from the greatest of them even to the least of them.
Micah 5:2 And you, Beth-lehem Ephrathah, the least among the families of Judah, out of you one will come to me who is to be ruler in Israel; whose going out has been purposed from time past, from the eternal days.
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