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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

Hebrews 11:4 By faith Abel offered to God a more acceptable (pleiona | πλείονα | acc sg fem comparative) sacrifice than Cain, through which faith he was attested as righteous, God himself showing his approval by accepting his gifts. And though he died, he still speaks through his faith.
Hebrews 12:9 Furthermore, we had our natural fathers who disciplined us and we respected them. Should we not much (poly | πολύ | adverb) more submit ourselves to the Father of spirits and live?
Hebrews 12:15 Take care that no one forfeits the grace of God; and that no root of bitterness grows up and causes trouble and by it many (polloi | πολλοί | nom pl masc) are defiled.
Hebrews 12:25 Take care not to disregard the one who is speaking! For if those did not escape when they disregarded the one who warned them on earth, how much (poly | πολύ | adverb) less will we, if we reject the one who warns from heaven.
James 3:1 Not many (polloi | πολλοί | nom pl masc) of you should become teachers, my brothers, for you know that those of us who teach will be judged by a stricter standard.
James 3:2 For we all stumble in many ways (polla | πολλά | acc pl neut). If someone does not stumble in what he says, he is a mature individual, able to bridle his whole body as well.
James 5:16 Therefore confess your sins to one another and pray for one another so that you may be healed. The active prayer of a righteous person has great (poly | πολύ | adverb) power.
1 Peter 1:3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to his great (poly | πολύ | acc sg neut) mercy gave us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
2 Peter 2:2 Many (polloi | πολλοί | nom pl masc) will follow their immoral lifestyle, and because of them the way of truth will be maligned.
1 John 2:18 My children, it is the last hour! And just as you heard that the Antichrist would come, even now many (polloi | πολλοί | nom pl masc) antichrists have appeared. Therefore we know that it is the last hour.
1 John 4:1 Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to find out whether they are from God, because many (polloi | πολλοί | nom pl masc) false prophets have gone out into the world.
2 John 1:7 For many (polloi | πολλοί | nom pl masc) deceivers have gone out into the world, people who do not confess that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh. Any such person is the deceiver and the Antichrist!
2 John 1:12 Although I have many (polla | πολλά | acc pl neut) other things to write to you, I do not want to use paper and ink; instead, I hope to be with you and speak face to face, so that our joy may be complete.
3 John 1:13 I have many things (polla | πολλά | acc pl neut) to write to you, but I do not wish to write with pen and ink.
Revelation 1:15 His feet were like burnished bronze, refined in a furnace, and his voice was like the roar of many (pollōn | πολλῶν | gen pl neut) waters.
Revelation 2:19 I know your works, your love and faith and service and steadfast endurance, and that your recent works are greater (pleiona | πλείονα | acc pl neut comparative) than the first.
Revelation 5:4 So I began to weep bitterly (poly | πολύ | adverb) because no one was found worthy to open the scroll or to look into it.
Revelation 5:11 Then I looked, and I heard the voice of many (pollōn | πολλῶν | gen pl masc) angels surrounding the throne and the living creatures and the elders; and their number was ten thousand times ten thousand and thousands of thousands,
Revelation 7:9 After this I looked, and behold, a vast (polys | πολύς | nom sg masc) multitude that no one could count, people from every nation, tribe, cultural group, and language, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, dressed in white robes, with palm branches in their hands,
Revelation 8:3 And another angel came and stood at the altar, holding a golden censer. To him was given a large (polla | πολλά | nom pl neut) quantity (polla | πολλά | nom pl neut) of incense to offer up, with the prayers of all the saints, on the golden altar that is before the throne.
Revelation 8:11 The name of the star is Wormwood. A third of the waters became wormwood, and many (polloi | πολλοί | nom pl masc) people died from the waters because they had been made bitter.
Revelation 9:9 They had breastplates like breastplates of iron, and the sound of their wings was like the sound of many (pollōn | πολλῶν | gen pl masc) horse-drawn chariots rushing into battle.
Revelation 10:11 Then they said to me, “You must prophesy again about many (pollois | πολλοῖς | dat pl masc) peoples and nations and languages and kings.”
Revelation 14:2 And I heard a sound from heaven like the roar of many (pollōn | πολλῶν | gen pl neut) waters and like the sound of loud thunder. The sound I heard was like the sound of harpists playing on their harps,
Revelation 17:1 Then one of the seven angels who had the seven bowls came and talked with me, saying, “Come, I will show you the judgment of the great prostitute who is seated on many (pollōn | πολλῶν | gen pl neut) waters.
Revelation 19:1 After this I heard what sounded like the roar of a great (pollou | πολλοῦ | gen sg masc) throng in heaven, saying, “Hallelujah! Salvation and glory and power belong to our God,
Revelation 19:6 Then I heard what sounded like the voice of a great (pollou | πολλοῦ | gen sg masc) multitude — it was like the roar of many (pollōn | πολλῶν | gen pl neut) waters, like the sound of crashing thunder — crying out, “Hallelujah! For the Lord our God the Almighty reigns!
Revelation 19:12 His eyes are like a flame of fire, and on his head are many (polla | πολλά | nom pl neut) diadems, and he has a name written that no one knows except himself.