ἐλάσσων

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἐλάσσων, ον
Greek transliteration: 
elassōn
Simplified transliteration: 
elasson
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1640
GK Number: 
1781
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
4
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
a-4b(1)
Gloss: 
lesser, cheaper, younger
Definition: 
ἐλάττων (1784) is the Attic form of this word. Twice it is used with σσ (Jn. 2:10; Rom. 9:12) and twice with ττ (1 Tim. 5:9; Heb. 7:7). It is used as the comparative of μικρός, less; less in age, younger, Rom. 9:12; less in dignity, inferior, Heb. 7:7; less in quality, inferior, worse, Jn. 2:10; 1 Tim. 5:9*

Greek-English Concordance for

John 2:10 and said to him, “Everyone serves the choice wine first, and then when the guests are a bit tipsy, that which is inferior (elassō | ἐλάσσω | acc sg masc comparative). But you have kept the good wine until now.”
Romans 9:12 not because of works, but because of his call — it was said to her, “The older will serve the younger.” (elassoni | ἐλάσσονι | dat sg masc comparative)
1 Timothy 5:9 Let a widow be enrolled if she is not less than (elatton | ἔλαττον | adverb-comparative) sixty years old, a woman of one man,
Hebrews 7:7 It is beyond dispute that the person of lesser status (elatton | ἔλαττον | nom sg neut comparative) is blessed by the one of greater status.