Bill Mounce

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μυριάς, άδος, ἡ
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myriad, ten thousand; thousands upon thousands, a practically uncountable number
a myriad, ten thousand, Acts 19:19; indefinitely, a vast multitude, Lk. 12:1; Acts 21:20; Heb. 12:22; Jude 14; Rev. 5:11; 9:16*

Greek-English Concordance for μυριάς

Luke 12:1 In the meantime, when many (myriadōn | μυριάδων | gen pl fem) thousands (myriadōn | μυριάδων | gen pl fem) of the crowd had gathered so that they were trampling one another, Jesus began to say (to his disciples first), “Beware of the yeast of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.
Acts 19:19 And a number of those who had practiced magic arts collected their books and burned them up in the sight of all. And they calculated the value of them and found it to be fifty thousand (myriadas | μυριάδας | acc pl fem) pieces of silver.
Acts 21:20 And when they heard it, they began to praise God. And they said to him, “You see, brother, how many thousands (myriades | μυριάδες | nom pl fem) of believers there are among the Jews, and they are all zealous for the law.
Hebrews 12:22 On the contrary, you have come to Mount Zion, even to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to innumerable (myriasin | μυριάσιν | dat pl fem) angels, to a joyful assembly,
Jude 1:14 It was also about these that Enoch, the seventh in descent from Adam, prophesied, saying, “Behold, the Lord comes with ten (myriasin | μυριάσιν | dat pl fem) thousands (myriasin | μυριάσιν | dat pl fem) of his holy ones
Revelation 5:11 Then I looked, and I heard the voice of many angels surrounding the throne and the living creatures and the elders; and their number was ten thousand (myriades | μυριάδες | nom pl fem) times ten thousand (myriadōn | μυριάδων | gen pl fem) and thousands of thousands,
Revelation 9:16 The number of mounted troops was twice ten thousand times ten thousand (myriadōn | μυριάδων | gen pl fem); I heard their number.