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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

Acts 25:14 Since they were staying there several (pleious | πλείους | acc pl fem comparative) days, Festus laid Paul’s case before the king, saying, “There is a man left by Felix, a prisoner.
Acts 25:23 So on the next day when Agrippa and Bernice came with great (pollēs | πολλῆς | gen sg fem) pomp and entered the audience hall along with the commanding officers and the prominent men of the city, and when Festus had given the order, Paul was brought in.
Acts 26:9 I thought to myself that I ought to do many (polla | πολλά | acc pl neut) deeds hostile to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.
Acts 26:10 And I did so in Jerusalem; not only did I lock up in prison many (pollous | πολλούς | acc pl masc) of the saints, after receiving authority from the chief priests, and when they were put to death I cast my vote against them.
Acts 26:24 As Paul was saying these things in his defense, Festus said in a loud voice, “You are out of your mind, Paul! Much (polla | πολλά | nom pl neut) learning is driving you insane!”
Acts 27:10 saying, “Gentlemen, I perceive that the voyage that is about to take place will involve injury and much (pollēs | πολλῆς | gen sg fem) loss, not only of the cargo and the ship, but also of our lives.”
Acts 27:12 And since the harbor was unsuitable to winter in, the majority (pleiones | πλείονες | nom pl masc comparative) made a decision to put out to sea from there, if somehow they might be able to reach Phoenix, a harbor of Crete, facing both southwest and northwest, and spend the winter there.
Acts 27:14 But soon a violent wind, called the northeaster, rushed down from Crete.
Acts 27:20 When neither sun nor stars appeared for many (pleionas | πλείονας | acc pl fem comparative) days, and no small storm continued to rage, all hope of our being saved was at last abandoned.
Acts 27:21 Since they had long (pollēs | πολλῆς | gen sg fem) been without food, Paul stood up in their midst and said, “Men, you should have followed my advice and not set sail from Crete and incurred this injury and loss.
Acts 28:6 They were expecting that he was going to swell up or suddenly fall down dead; but when they waited a long time and saw no misfortune happen to him, they changed their minds and said that he was a god.
Acts 28:10 They also honored us with many (pollais | πολλαῖς | dat pl fem) honors, and when we were getting ready to sail, they put on board whatever we needed.
Acts 28:23 When they had arranged a day to meet with him, many (pleiones | πλείονες | nom pl masc comparative) came to him at his lodging, and he expounded to them, testifying to the kingdom of God and trying to convince them about Jesus both from the Law of Moses and from the Prophets, from morning till evening.
Romans 3:2 Much (poly | πολύ | nom sg neut) in every way. first of all, they were entrusted with the oracles of God.
Romans 4:17 As it is written, “I have made you the father of many (pollōn | πολλῶν | gen pl neut) nations.” He is our father, in the presence of God in whom he believed, the God who gives life to the dead and calls into being the things that do not exist.
Romans 4:18 Hoping against hope, Abraham believed that he would become the father of many (pollōn | πολλῶν | gen pl neut) nations according to what had been spoken, “So will your descendants be.”
Romans 5:9 Since we have now been justified by his blood, much (pollō | πολλῷ | dat sg neut) more will we be saved from the wrath of God through him.
Romans 5:10 For if while we were enemies we were reconciled to God through the death of his Son, much (pollō | πολλῷ | dat sg neut) more, now that we are reconciled, will we be saved by his life.
Romans 5:15 But the free gift is not like the transgression. For if the many (polloi | πολλοί | nom pl masc) died through the transgression of the one, much (pollō | πολλῷ | dat sg neut) more did the grace of God and the gift that came by the grace of the one man Jesus Christ overflow to the many (pollous | πολλούς | acc pl masc).
Romans 5:16 And the gift is not like the result of that one man’s sin; for the judgment following the one transgression led to condemnation, but the free gift following the many (pollōn | πολλῶν | gen pl neut) transgressions led to justification.
Romans 5:17 For if by the transgression of the one man death reigned through that one, much (pollō | πολλῷ | dat sg neut) more will those who receive the abundance of grace and the gift of righteousness reign in life through the one, Jesus Christ.
Romans 5:19 For just as through one man’s disobedience the many (polloi | πολλοί | nom pl masc) were made sinners, so also through the one man’s obedience the many (polloi | πολλοί | nom pl masc) will be made righteous.
Romans 8:29 because those he foreknew he also predestined to become conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many (pollois | πολλοῖς | dat pl masc) brethren.
Romans 9:22 What if God, willing to display his wrath and make known his power, has endured with great (pollē | πολλῇ | dat sg fem) patience the objects of wrath prepared for destruction?
Romans 12:4 For as in our one body we have many (polla | πολλά | acc pl neut) members, and the members do not all have the same function,
Romans 12:5 so we who are many (polloi | πολλοί | nom pl masc) are one body in Christ, and individually members who belong to one another,
Romans 15:22 This is why on (polla | πολλά | acc pl neut) so (polla | πολλά | acc pl neut) many (polla | πολλά | acc pl neut) occasions (polla | πολλά | acc pl neut) I was kept from coming to you;
Romans 15:23 but now I no longer have a reason for remaining in these regions, and for many (pollōn | πολλῶν | gen pl neut) years I have desired to come to visit you.
Romans 16:2 so that you may receive her in the Lord in a manner worthy of the saints, and give her any help she may need from you; for she has been of great assistance to many (pollōn | πολλῶν | gen pl masc), including myself.
Romans 16:6 Greet Mary, who has worked so (polla | πολλά | acc pl neut) very hard for you.
Romans 16:12 Greet Tryphaena and Tryphosa, diligent workers in the Lord. Greet my dear friend Persis, who has worked so very hard (polla | πολλά | acc pl neut) in the Lord.
1 Corinthians 1:26 Consider your calling, brothers: according to worldly standards, not many (polloi | πολλοί | nom pl masc) of you were wise, not many (polloi | πολλοί | nom pl masc) were influential, not many (polloi | πολλοί | nom pl masc) were of noble birth.
1 Corinthians 2:3 So I came to you in weakness and fear, and with much (pollō | πολλῷ | dat sg masc) trembling.
1 Corinthians 4:15 For though you have innumerable guardians in Christ, you do not have many (pollous | πολλούς | acc pl masc) fathers, because I became your father in Christ Jesus through the gospel.
1 Corinthians 8:5 For even if there are so-called gods, whether in heaven or on earth (as indeed there are many (polloi | πολλοί | nom pl masc) “gods” and many (polloi | πολλοί | nom pl masc) “lords”),
1 Corinthians 9:19 For though I am free from all, I have made myself a servant to all, so that I might win as many as possible (pleionas | πλείονας | acc pl masc comparative).
1 Corinthians 10:5 But with most (pleiosin | πλείοσιν | dat pl masc comparative) of them God was not pleased, for their corpses were scattered over the desert.
1 Corinthians 10:17 Because there is one loaf, we who are many (polloi | πολλοί | nom pl masc) are one body, for we all partake of the one loaf.
1 Corinthians 10:33 even as I try to please everyone in everything I do, not seeking my own advantage but that of the many (pollōn | πολλῶν | gen pl masc), so that they may be saved.
1 Corinthians 11:30 That is why many (polloi | πολλοί | nom pl masc) of you are weak and sick, and quite a few are dead.
1 Corinthians 12:12 For just as the physical body is one yet has many (polla | πολλά | acc pl neut) members, and all the members of the body, though many (polla | πολλά | nom pl neut), are one body, so also is the body of Christ.
1 Corinthians 12:14 For indeed the body is not a single member, but many (polla | πολλά | nom pl neut).
1 Corinthians 12:20 But as it is, there are many (polla | πολλά | nom pl neut) members, but one body.
1 Corinthians 12:22 Quite (pollō | πολλῷ | dat sg neut) the contrary, those members of the body that seem to be weaker are indispensable,
1 Corinthians 14:27 If any speak in a tongue, it should be only two, or at the most (pleiston | πλεῖστον | acc sg neut superlative) three, and each in turn; and someone must interpret.
1 Corinthians 15:6 Then he appeared to more than five hundred brothers at the same time, most (pleiones | πλείονες | nom pl masc comparative) of whom are still living, although some have fallen asleep.
1 Corinthians 16:9 for a door that offers wide and effective ministry stands open for me, although there are many (polloi | πολλοί | nom pl masc) adversaries.
1 Corinthians 16:12 Now concerning Apollos our brother: I strongly (polla | πολλά | acc pl neut) urged him to go to you with the other brothers, but it was not at all his intention to go now. He will go when he has an opportunity.
1 Corinthians 16:19 The churches of Asia send their greetings to you. Aquila and Prisca, along with the church that meets in their house, send their special (polla | πολλά | acc pl neut) greetings in the Lord.
2 Corinthians 1:11 as you also join in helping us by prayer, so that thanks may be given by many (pollōn | πολλῶν | gen pl neut) people on our behalf for the gracious gift granted to us through the help of many (pollōn | πολλῶν | gen pl masc).