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μεγιστάν

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
μεγιστάν, ᾶνος, ὁ
Greek transliteration: 
megistan
Simplified transliteration: 
megistan
Numbers
Strong's number: 
3175
GK Number: 
3491
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
3
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-3f(1a)
Gloss: 
great man, prince, high official
Definition: 
great men, lords, chiefs, nobles, princes, Mk. 6:21; Rev. 6:15; 18:23*

Greek-English Concordance for

Mark 6:21 Then an opportune day came when Herod on his birthday gave a banquet for his government (megistasin | μεγιστᾶσιν | dat pl masc) officials, military commanders, and prominent men of Galilee.
Revelation 6:15 Then the kings of the earth and the princes (megistanes | μεγιστᾶνες | nom pl masc) and the generals and the rich and the powerful and everyone — slave and free — hid themselves in the caves and among the rocks of the mountains.
Revelation 18:23 the light of a lamp will never again shine in you, and the voice of bridegroom and bride will never again be heard in you; for your merchants were the great ones (megistanes | μεγιστᾶνες | nom pl masc) of the earth, and all nations were deceived by your magic spells.