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ὀλίγος, -η, -ον
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little, small, short; (pl.) few
little, small, in number, etc.; pl. few, Mt. 7:14; 9:37; 20:16; Lk. 13:23; δἰ ὀλιγων, sc. λόγων, in a few words, briefly, 1 Pet. 5:12; little in time, short, brief, Acts 14:28; Rev. 12:12; πρὸς ὀλιγον, sc. χρόνον, for a short time, for a little while, Jas. 4:14; little, small, light, etc., in magnitude, amount, etc., Lk. 7:47; Acts 12:18; 15:2; ἐν ὀλιγω, concisely, briefly, Eph. 3:3; almost, Acts 26:28, 29

Greek-English Concordance for ὀλίγος

Matthew 7:14 How narrow is the gate and difficult the way that leads to life, and few (oligoi | ὀλίγοι | nom pl masc) are those who find it!
Matthew 9:37 Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is great but the workers are few (oligoi | ὀλίγοι | nom pl masc);
Matthew 15:34 And Jesus said to them, “How many loaves do you have?” And they said, “Seven, and a few (oliga | ὀλίγα | acc pl neut) little fish.”
Matthew 22:14 For many are called, but few (oligoi | ὀλίγοι | nom pl masc) are chosen.”
Matthew 25:21 His master said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant. You have been trustworthy in a few (oliga | ὀλίγα | acc pl neut) things; I will put you in charge of many things. Enter into the joy of your master.’
Matthew 25:23 His master said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant. You have been trustworthy in a few (oliga | ὀλίγα | acc pl neut) things; I will put you in charge of many things. Enter into the joy of your master.’
Mark 1:19 And going on a little (oligon | ὀλίγον | adverb) farther, he saw James the son of Zebedee and John his brother, his who also who were in their boat mending nets.
Mark 6:5 And he was not able there, to do any mighty work there, except that he laid his hands on a few (oligois | ὀλίγοις | dat pl masc) sick people laid on his hands and healed them.
Mark 6:31 And he said to them, “Come away by yourselves to some deserted place and rest a while.” (oligon | ὀλίγον | adverb) For many were coming and going, and they did not even have a time to eat.
Mark 8:7 They also had a few (oliga | ὀλίγα | acc pl neut) small fish. Blessing these, Jesus told them to distribute these as well.
Luke 5:3 He got into one of the boats, which was Simon’s, and asked him to put out a little (oligon | ὀλίγον | adverb) from the shore. Then he sat down and taught the crowds from the boat.
Luke 7:47 Therefore I can tell you, “Her sins, which were many, have been forgiven, for she loved much. But the one to whom little (oligon | ὀλίγον | nom sg neut) is forgiven loves little.’” (oligon | ὀλίγον | adverb)
Luke 10:2 And he said to them, “The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few (oligoi | ὀλίγοι | nom pl masc). Therefore ask the Lord of the harvest to send out workers into his harvest.
Luke 12:48 But the one who did not know, and did things worthy of blows, will be beaten with few (oligas | ὀλίγας | acc pl fem) blows. Everyone to whom much was given, much will be required from him, and to whom much was handed over, they will ask more of him.
Luke 13:23 Someone said to him, “Lord, will those who are saved be few?” (oligoi | ὀλίγοι | nom pl masc) And he said to them,
Acts 12:18 Now when day came, there was no little (oligos | ὀλίγος | nom sg masc) commotion among the soldiers as to what had become of Peter.
Acts 14:28 And they spent no little (oligon | ὀλίγον | acc sg masc) time there with the disciples.
Acts 15:2 And when Paul and Barnabas had no small (oligēs | ὀλίγης | gen sg fem) argument and debate with them, the brethren appointed Paul and Barnabas and some others among them to go up to Jerusalem to the apostles and elders regarding this issue.
Acts 17:4 And some of them were persuaded and cast their lot with Paul and Silas, both a great number of devout Greeks and not a few (oligai | ὀλίγαι | nom pl fem) of the leading women.
Acts 17:12 So many of them believed, with not a few (oligoi | ὀλίγοι | nom pl masc) prominent Greek women and men.
Acts 19:23 About that time there broke out no little (oligos | ὀλίγος | nom sg masc) disturbance concerning the Way.
Acts 19:24 For a man named Demetrius, a silversmith, who made silver shrines of Artemis, brought no little (oligēn | ὀλίγην | acc sg fem) business to the craftsmen.
Acts 26:28 Then Agrippa said to Paul, “In too (oligō | ὀλίγῳ | dat sg neut) short a time you believe you are making a Christian of me.”
Acts 26:29 Paul replied, “I would to God that whether the time be short or long, not only you but also all those who are listening to me today would also become as I am, apart for these chains.”
Acts 27:20 When neither sun nor stars appeared for many days, and no small (oligou | ὀλίγου | gen sg masc) storm continued to rage, all hope of our being saved was at last abandoned.
2 Corinthians 8:15 As it is written, “The one who gathered much did not have a surplus, and the one who gathered little (oligon | ὀλίγον | acc sg neut) did not have too little.”
Ephesians 3:3 that by revelation the mystery was made known to me, as I have already written briefly.
1 Timothy 4:8 for bodily exercise is of value for a little while (oligon | ὀλίγον | acc sg neut), but godliness is of value for all things because it holds a promise for the present life and for the coming life.
1 Timothy 5:23 (No longer drink only water, but use a little (oligō | ὀλίγῳ | dat sg masc) wine, on account of your stomach and your frequent illnesses.)
Hebrews 12:10 For they disciplined us for a short (oligas | ὀλίγας | acc pl fem) time as it seemed best to them, but he disciplines us for our benefit, so that we may share his holy character.
James 4:14 You have no idea what your life will be like tomorrow. For you are but a mist that appears for a brief moment (oligon | ὀλίγον | acc sg neut) and then disappears.
1 Peter 1:6 In this you rejoice, even if it is necessary for a short (oligon | ὀλίγον | adverb) time to be made sorrowful by various trials,
1 Peter 3:20 who once were disobedient when the patience of God waited in the days of Noah while the ark was being built, in which a few (oligoi | ὀλίγοι | nom pl masc), that is eight souls, were brought safely through water.
1 Peter 5:10 And the God of all grace, the one who has called you into his eternal glory in Christ, will, after you have suffered a little while (oligon | ὀλίγον | adverb), himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you.
1 Peter 5:12 By Silvanus, a faithful brother as I regard him, I have written briefly to you, exhorting and testifying that this is the true grace of God. Stand fast in it.
Revelation 2:14 But I have several (oliga | ὀλίγα | acc pl neut) things (oliga | ὀλίγα | acc pl neut) against you, because you have among you those who follow the teaching of Balaam, the one who instructed Balak to put a stumbling block before the sons of Israel so they would eat food sacrificed to idols and commit sexual immorality.
Revelation 3:4 But you have a few (oliga | ὀλίγα | acc pl neut) people in Sardis who have not soiled their garments, and they will walk with me in white, for they are worthy.
Revelation 12:12 Therefore, rejoice, O heavens and all who dwell in them! But woe to you, O earth and sea, for the devil has come down to you having great wrath, because he knows that he has only a short (oligon | ὀλίγον | acc sg masc) time!”
Revelation 17:10 five have fallen, one is, the other has not yet come; and when he does come, he must remain for only a brief time (oligon | ὀλίγον | adverb).