4118. pleistos
Strong's Concordance
pleistos: most, very great, much.
Original Word: πλεῖστος, η, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: pleistos
Phonetic Spelling: (plice'-tos)
Definition: most, very great, much
Usage: the greatest, the most, very great.
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4118 pleístos – the superlative ("-est") form of 4183 /polýs ("great in number") – literally, "greatest in quantity" (number). 4118 /pleístos ("very many," "very much") means very numerous (great in number).

Example: Mt 11:20: "very many (4118 /pleístos) powerful acts" – "Literally, 'His very many mighty works' – if elative, as it is usually in the papyri (Moulton, Prolegomena, 79; Robertson, Grammar, 670)" (WP, 1, 90).

[The Greek superlative is used here meaning "very many mighty works" (R, WP).]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
superl. of polus, q.v.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4118: πλεῖστος

πλεῖστος, πλείστῃ, πλεῖστον (superlative of πολύς), most: plural Matthew 11:20; (ὄχλος πλεῖστος, a very great multitude, Mark 4:1 T Tr WH); πλεῖστος ὄχλος, the most part of the multitude, Matthew 21:8 (Thucydides 7, 78; Plato, rep. 3, p. 397{d}; λαός, Homer, Iliad 16, 377); τό πλεῖστον, adverbially, at the most, 1 Corinthians 14:27.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
most, very great, much.

Irregular superlative of polus; the largest number or very large -- very great, most.

see GREEK polus

Forms and Transliterations
πλεισται πλεῖσται πλειστον πλεῖστον πλειστος πλεῖστος pleistai pleîstai pleiston pleîston pleistos pleîstos
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 11:20 Adj-NFP
GRK: ἐγένοντο αἱ πλεῖσται δυνάμεις αὐτοῦ
KJV: wherein most of his
INT: had taken place the most miracles of him

Matthew 21:8 Adj-NMS
GRK: ὁ δὲ πλεῖστος ὄχλος ἔστρωσαν
KJV: And a very great multitude spread
INT: moreover most of [the] crowd spread

Mark 4:1 Adj-NMS
GRK: αὐτὸν ὄχλος πλεῖστος ὥστε αὐτὸν
INT: him a crowd great so that him

1 Corinthians 14:27 Adj-ANS
GRK: ἢ τὸ πλεῖστον τρεῖς καὶ
KJV: two, or at the most [by] three, and
INT: or the most three and

Strong's Greek 4118
4 Occurrences

πλεῖσται — 1 Occ.
πλεῖστον — 1 Occ.
πλεῖστος — 2 Occ.

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