Majority
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The quality or condition of being major or greater; superiority.

2. (n.) The military rank of a major.

3. (n.) The condition of being of full age, or authorized by law to manage one's own affairs.

4. (n.) The greater number; more than half; as, a majority of mankind; a majority of the votes cast.

5. (n.) Ancestors; ancestry.

6. (n.) The amount or number by which one aggregate exceeds all other aggregates with which it is contrasted; especially, the number by which the votes for a successful candidate exceed those for all other candidates; as, he is elected by a majority of five hundred votes. See Plurality.

Greek
4183. polus -- much, many
... 1), high price (1), large (30), large numbers (1), large sums (1), larger (1), late*
(2), lengthy (1), long (5), longer (1), loudly (1), majority (3), many (181 ...
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Library

But the Majority of those who are Accounted Believers are not of ...
... Chapter XXIII. But the majority of those who are accounted believers are
not of this advanced class´┐Ż But the majority of those ...
/.../origen/origen against celsus/chapter xxiii but the majority.htm

The Sacrifice of the Body and Blood of Christ Will not Avail for ...
... Chapter 13 [XI.]"The Sacrifice of the Body and Blood of Christ Will Not Avail for
Unbaptized Persons, and Can Not Be Offered for the Majority of Those Who ...
/.../augustine/anti-pelagian writings/chapter 13 xi the sacrifice of.htm

Anti-Romanistic Attitude.
... that no one is to govern the Christian Church, save Christ and His Word alone, not
the pastor, nor the ministerium, nor the synod, nor any sort of majority. ...
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Critical Conventions.
... at Lincolnton, NC, 1820, which followed the "Untimely Synod," was marked by painful
scenes and altercations and the final breach between the majority, who were ...
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Son, Go Work
... the world as the field. The majority of God's children are not working
for Him and the world is perishing. Of all the mysteries ...
//christianbookshelf.org/murray/working for god/iii son go work.htm

North Carolina Rupture.
... The one, to which the great majority belonged, found its expression and embodiment
in the General Synod, and is too well known to our readers to require ...
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An Account of the General Conference of 1796
... preachers of the said Church in their next General Conference assembled; whose duty
it shall be then and there to proceed to choose, and, by a majority of votes ...
/.../chapter 2 an account of.htm

Luke xiv. 33
... for all in whose welfare he is interested, that they may belong to the small minority
in matters of principle and practice, rather than to the large majority? ...
//christianbookshelf.org/arnold/the christian life/lecture ix luke xiv 33.htm

Doctrinal Basis.
... The Introduction declared: "Nothing relative to doctrines and church-discipline
ought to be transacted according to the mere will of the majority or minority ...
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A Bright Gleam of Light.
... The vast majority of men has never heard the name of Jesus. ... These people of whom
he is now speaking have never heard of Jesus. They are the great majority. ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks about jesus/a bright gleam of light.htm

Thesaurus
Majority (5 Occurrences)
... 4. (n.) The greater number; more than half; as, a majority of mankind; a majority
of the votes cast. 5. (n.) Ancestors; ancestry. ...Majority (5 Occurrences). ...
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Major (2 Occurrences)

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Apocalyptic
... One peculiarity in regard to the majority of these documents is the fact that while
popular among the Christian writers of the first Christian centuries, they ...
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Pharisees (86 Occurrences)
... If we might believe the Talmudic representation, the Pharisees were in the immense
majority in the Sanhedrin; the nasi', or president, and the 'abh-beth-din ...
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Literature (2 Occurrences)
... One peculiarity in regard to the majority of these documents is the fact that while
popular among the Christian writers of the first Christian centuries, they ...
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Arrest (22 Occurrences)
... by day; the quorum of judges in capital cases was 23, that being the quorum of the
Grand Council; a verdict of acquittal, which required only a majority of one ...
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Trial (45 Occurrences)
... by day; the quorum of judges in capital cases was 23, that being the quorum of the
Grand Council; a verdict of acquittal, which required only a majority of one ...
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Version
... the oldest Hebrew manuscripts; (b) as the means by which the Greek Language was
wedded to Hebrew thought; (c) as the source of the great majority of quotations ...
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Jude (4 Occurrences)
... By the great majority of writers the date of the fragment is given as circa 170
AD, as it claims to have been written not long after Pius was bishop of Rome ...
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Vote (3 Occurrences)
... 4. (n.) Expression of judgment or will by a majority; legal decision by some expression
of the minds of a number; as, the vote was unanimous; a vote of ...
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Bible Concordance
Majority (5 Occurrences)

Matthew 24:12 and because of the prevalent disregard of God's law the love of the great majority will grow cold;
(WEY)

Acts 19:32 Some therefore cried one thing, and some another, for the assembly was in confusion. Most of them didn't know why they had come together.
(See NAS)

Acts 27:12 Because the haven was not suitable to winter in, the majority advised going to sea from there, if by any means they could reach Phoenix, and winter there, which is a port of Crete, looking northeast and southeast.
(WEB WEY NAS RSV NIV)

2 Corinthians 2:6 In the case of such a person the punishment which was inflicted by the majority of you is enough.
(WEY NAS RSV NIV)

1 Chronicles 12:29 Of the children of Benjamin, the brothers of Saul, three thousand: for hitherto the greatest part of them had kept their allegiance to the house of Saul.
(See RSV)

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