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Forms of the word
πολύς, πολλή, πολύ
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many, great, large; (compar.) more than, greater than; (super.) the most; very large
great, in magnitude or quantity, much, large, Mt. 13:5; Jn. 3:23; 15:8; pl. many, Mt. 3:7; in time, long, Mt. 25:19; Mk. 6:35; Jn. 5:6; οἱ πολλοι, the many, the mass, Rom. 5:15; 12:5; 1 Cor. 10:33; τὸ πολύ, much, 2 Cor. 8:15; πολύ, as an adv., much, greatly, Mk. 12:27; Lk. 7:47; of time, ἐπὶ πολύ, a long time, Acts 28:6; μετ᾿ οὐ πολὺ, not long after, Acts 27:14; followed by a compar., much, 2 Cor. 8:22; πολλῶ, much, by much, Mt. 6:30; Mk. 10:48; τὰ πολλά, as an adv., most frequently, generally, Rom. 15:22; πολλά, as an adv., much, greatly, vehemently, Mk. 1:45; 3:12; of time, many times, frequently, often, Mt. 9:14

Greek-English Concordance for πολύς

Luke 14:25 Great (polloi | πολλοί | nom pl masc) crowds of people were traveling with him, and he turned and said to them,
Luke 15:13 Not many (pollas | πολλάς | acc pl fem) days later, the younger son gathered up everything and left for a journey to a distant country, and there he squandered his property by living recklessly.
Luke 16:10 “The one who is faithful in the smallest thing is also faithful in something great (pollō | πολλῷ | dat sg neut); and the one who is dishonest in the smallest thing is also dishonest in something great (pollō | πολλῷ | dat sg neut).
Luke 17:25 But first he must suffer many (polla | πολλά | acc pl neut) things and be rejected by this generation.
Luke 18:39 Those who were leading the way began to rebuke him that he should be quiet; but he cried out all (pollō | πολλῷ | dat sg neut) the more, “Son of David, have mercy on me!”
Luke 21:3 And he said, “I tell you the truth, that this poor widow has put in more (pleion | πλεῖον | acc sg neut comparative) than all the rest.
Luke 21:8 And he said, “See that you are not led astray! For many (polloi | πολλοί | nom pl masc) will come in my name, saying, ‘I am he!’ and, ‘The time is at hand!’ Do not go after them.
Luke 21:27 And then they will see the Son of Man coming on a cloud with power and great (pollēs | πολλῆς | gen sg fem) glory.
Luke 22:65 They also said to him many (polla | πολλά | acc pl neut) other blasphemous things.
Luke 23:27 And there followed him a great (poly | πολύ | nom sg neut) crowd of the people, and among them were women who were mourning and wailing for him.
John 2:12 After this he went down to Capernaum with his mother and his brothers and his disciples, but they stayed there only a few days.
John 2:23 Now while Jesus was in Jerusalem during the festival of Passover, many (polloi | πολλοί | nom pl masc) people put their trust in his name, for they saw miraculous signs he was performing.
John 3:23 Now John also was baptizing at Aenon near Salim, because there were many (polla | πολλά | nom pl neut) springs there, and people kept coming to be baptized.
John 4:1 Now when Jesus learned that the Pharisees had heard that Jesus was making and baptizing more (pleionas | πλείονας | acc pl masc comparative) disciples than John
John 4:39 Many (polloi | πολλοί | nom pl masc) of the Samaritans from that town believed in him because of what the woman had said when she testified, “He told me everything I ever did.”
John 4:41 and many (pollō | πολλῷ | dat sg neut) more (pleious | πλείους | nom pl masc comparative) believed because of what they heard from him.
John 5:6 When Jesus saw him lying there and learned that he had been in that condition for a long (polyn | πολύν | acc sg masc) time already, he said to him, “Do you want to be healed?”
John 6:2 A large (polys | πολύς | nom sg masc) crowd was following him because they saw the miraculous signs he was performing on those who were sick.
John 6:5 When Jesus lifted up his eyes and saw that a large (polys | πολύς | nom sg masc) crowd was coming toward him, he said to Philip, “Where can we buy bread so that these people may eat?”
John 6:10 Jesus said, “Have the people sit down.” (There was plenty (polys | πολύς | nom sg masc) of grass in that place.) So the men sat down, about five thousand in number.
John 6:60 Therefore, when a number (polloi | πολλοί | nom pl masc) of his disciples heard it, they said, “This teaching is difficult; who can understand it?”
John 6:66 From this time, many (polloi | πολλοί | nom pl masc) of his disciples turned back and no longer associated with him.
John 7:12 And there was a (polys | πολύς | nom sg masc) lot (polys | πολύς | nom sg masc) of secret discussion about him among the crowds; some were saying, “He is a good man,” but others were saying, “No, to the contrary, he is leading people astray.”
John 7:31 Yet many (polloi | πολλοί | nom pl masc) of the crowd believed in him, saying, “When the Christ comes, he will not perform more (pleiona | πλείονα | acc pl neut comparative) miraculous signs than this man has, will he?”
John 8:26 I have many (polla | πολλά | acc pl neut) things to say about you by way of judgment; but the one who sent me is truthful, and I say to the world only that which I have heard from him.”
John 8:30 As he was saying these things, many (polloi | πολλοί | nom pl masc) came to believe in him.
John 10:20 Many (polloi | πολλοί | nom pl masc) of them were saying, “He is demon-possessed and out of control. Why are you listening to him?”
John 10:32 Jesus said to them, “I have shown you many (polla | πολλά | acc pl neut) noble works from the Father; for which one of them do you intend to stone me?”
John 10:41 Many (polloi | πολλοί | nom pl masc) people came to him and were saying, “John performed no miraculous sign, but everything he said about this man was true!”
John 10:42 And many (polloi | πολλοί | nom pl masc) in that place came to believe in Jesus.
John 11:19 and many (polloi | πολλοί | nom pl masc) of the Jews had come to Martha and Mary to console them in regard to their brother.
John 11:45 Therefore many (polloi | πολλοί | nom pl masc) of the Jews who had come with Mary and seen what he had done, believed in him.
John 11:47 So the chief priests and the Pharisees gathered the Council together and said, “What are we going to do? For this man is performing many (polla | πολλά | acc pl neut) signs.
John 11:55 Now the Passover of the Jews was near, and many (polloi | πολλοί | nom pl masc) went up to Jerusalem from the country prior to the Passover to purify themselves.
John 12:9 When a large (polys | πολύς | nom sg masc) crowd of the Jews learned that Jesus was there, they came, not only on account of Jesus but also that they might see Lazarus whom he had raised from the dead.
John 12:11 because on account of him many (polloi | πολλοί | nom pl masc) of the Jews were going over to Jesus and putting their faith in him.
John 12:12 The next day the large (polys | πολύς | nom sg masc) crowd that had come to the festival, on hearing that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem,
John 12:24 I tell you the solemn truth, unless a kernel of wheat falls into the ground and dies, it remains a single kernel; but if it dies it produces a great (polyn | πολύν | acc sg masc) harvest.
John 12:42 Nevertheless, many (polloi | πολλοί | nom pl masc) even of the authorities believed in him, but for fear of the Pharisees they would not confess it openly, lest they be expelled from the synagogue.
John 14:2 In my Father’s house there are many (pollai | πολλαί | nom pl fem) dwelling places; if that were not the case, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you?
John 14:30 I will not speak with you much (polla | πολλά | acc pl neut) longer, for the ruler of this world is coming. He has no claim on me,
John 15:2 Every branch in me that bears no fruit he cuts off, but every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, so that it may bear more (pleiona | πλείονα | acc sg masc comparative) fruit.
John 15:5 I am the vine; you are the branches. The one who abides in me and I in him bears much (polyn | πολύν | acc sg masc) fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing.
John 15:8 My Father is glorified in this, that you bear much (polyn | πολύν | acc sg masc) fruit and become my disciples.
John 16:12 “I have many (polla | πολλά | acc pl neut) more things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now.
John 19:20 Many (polloi | πολλοί | nom pl masc) of the Jews read this inscription, for the place where Jesus was crucified was near the city, and it was written in Hebrew, in Latin, and in Greek.
John 20:30 Now Jesus did many (polla | πολλά | acc pl neut) other signs in the presence of his disciples, which are not recorded in this book;
John 21:15 When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you love me more (pleon | πλέον | adverb-comparative) than these others do?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord, you know that I love you.” Jesus said to him, “Take care of my lambs.”
John 21:25 Now there are many (polla | πολλά | nom pl neut) other things which Jesus did as well; if they were written down one after the other, I imagine that not even the world itself could contain the books that would be written.
Acts 1:3 to whom also he presented himself alive after his passion by many (pollois | πολλοῖς | dat pl neut) proofs, being seen by them over a period of forty days and telling them what concerns the kingdom of God.