makran: a long way, farOriginal Word: μακράν
Part of Speech: Adverb
Phonetic Spelling: (mak-ran')
Short Definition: far away
Definition: at a distance, far away, remote, alien.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
fem. acc. sing. of makros
a long way, far
distance (1), far (5), far away (1), far off (2), long way (1).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 3112: μακράν
μακράν (properly, feminine accusative of the adjective μακρός, namely, ὁδόν, a long way (Winers Grammar, 230 (216); Buttmann, § 131, 12)), adverb, the Sept. for רָחוק) (from Aeschylus down); far, a great way: absolutely, ἀπέχειν, Luke 15:20; of the terminus to which, far hence, ἐξαποστελῶ σε, Acts 22:21; with ἀπό τίνος added, Matthew 8:30; Luke 7:6 (T omits ἀπό); John 21:8; τόν Θεόν ... οὐ μακράν ἀπό ἑνός ἑκάστου ἡμῶν ὑπάρχοντα, i. e. who is near everyone of us by his power and influence (so that we have no need to seek the knowledge of him from without), Acts 17:27; οἱ εἰς μακράν (cf. Winer's Grammar, 415 (387)) those that are afar off, the inhabitants of remote regions, i. e. the Gentiles, Acts 2:39, cf. Isaiah 2:2ff; Zechariah 6:15. metaphorically, οὐ μακράν εἰ ἀπό τῆς βασιλείας τοῦ Θεοῦ, but little is lacking for thy reception into the kingdom of God, or thou art almost fit to be a citizen in the divine kingdom, Mark 12:34; οἱ πότε ὄντες μακράν (opposed to οἱ ἐγγύς), of heathen (on the sense, see ἐγγύς, 1 b.), Ephesians 2:13; also οἱ μακράν, Ephesians 2:17.
Strong's Exhaustive Concordancefar off
see GREEK makros
see GREEK hodos
Forms and Transliterationsεμακροημέρευσαν μακραν μακράν μακρὰν μακρόβιον μακροημερεύσετε μακροημερεύσητε μακροήμεροι μακρότερον makran makràn
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Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 3112
μακρὰν — 9 Occ.
Matthew 8:30 Adv
GRK: Ἦν δὲ μακρὰν ἀπ' αὐτῶν
NAS: swine feeding at a distance from them.
KJV: And there was a good way off from them
INT: there was moreover far off from them