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πόσος

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
πόσος, -η, -ον
Greek transliteration: 
posos
Simplified transliteration: 
posos
Numbers
Strong's number: 
4214
GK Number: 
4531
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
27
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
a-1a(2a)
Gloss: 
how great?, how much?, how many?; how great!, how many!, how much!
Definition: 
How great? How much?, Mt. 6:23; Lk. 16:5, 7; 2 Cor. 7:11; πόσω, adverbially before a comparative, How much? By how much? Mt. 7:11; 10:25; Heb. 10:29; of time, How long? Mk. 9:21; of number, pl. How many? Mt. 15:34; 16:9, 10

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 6:23 but if your eye is evil, your whole body will be filled with darkness. If then the light that is in you is darkness, how (poson | πόσον | nom sg neut) great (poson | πόσον | nom sg neut) is that darkness!
Matthew 7:11 If then you, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how (posō | πόσῳ | dat sg neut) much more will your Father in heaven give good things to those who ask him!
Matthew 10:25 It is enough for the disciple that he be as his teacher, and the servant as his master. If they have called the head of the house ‘Beelzebul,’ how (posō | πόσῳ | dat sg neut) much more will they revile the members of his household!
Matthew 12:12 How (posō | πόσῳ | dat sg neut) much more valuable then is a man than a sheep! So then, it is lawful to do good on the Sabbath.”
Matthew 15:34 And Jesus said to them, “How (posous | πόσους | acc pl masc) many loaves do you have?” And they said, “Seven, and a few little fish.”
Matthew 16:9 Do you not yet understand? Do you not remember the five loaves for the five thousand, and how (posous | πόσους | acc pl masc) many baskets you gathered?
Matthew 16:10 Or the seven loaves for the four thousand, and how (posas | πόσας | acc pl fem) many baskets you gathered?
Matthew 27:13 Then Pilate said to him, “Do you not hear how (posa | πόσα | acc pl neut) many accusations they are bringing against you?”
Mark 6:38 And he said to them, “How (posous | πόσους | acc pl masc) many loaves do you have? Go and see.” When they found out they said, “Five — and two fish.”
Mark 8:5 And he asked them, “How (posous | πόσους | acc pl masc) many loaves do you have?” They said, “Seven.”
Mark 8:19 When I broke the five loaves for the five thousand, how (posous | πόσους | acc pl masc) many baskets full of broken pieces did you pick up?” They said “Twelve.”
Mark 8:20 “When I broke the seven loaves for the four thousand, how (posōn | πόσων | gen pl fem) many baskets full of broken pieces did you pick up?” And they said, “Seven.”
Mark 9:21 And Jesus asked his father, “How (posos | πόσος | nom sg masc) long has this been happening to him?” And he said, “Since childhood;
Mark 15:4 Then Pilate questioned him again, saying, “Do you answer nothing? See how (posa | πόσα | acc pl neut) many accusations they are bringing against you.”
Luke 11:13 If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how (posō | πόσῳ | dat sg neut) much more will your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him!”
Luke 12:24 Consider the ravens: for they do not sow, neither do they reap; for them there is neither storehouse nor granary, yet God feeds them. Of how (posō | πόσῳ | dat pl neut) much more value are you than the birds!
Luke 12:28 If God so clothes the grass in the field, which is alive today and tomorrow is thrown into the oven, how (posō | πόσῳ | dat pl neut) much more will he clothe you, you people of little faith!
Luke 15:17 “Coming to himself, he said, ‘How (posoi | πόσοι | nom pl masc) many of my father’s hired servants have more than enough bread, but here I am, dying from hunger!
Luke 16:5 Calling each one of his master’s debtors, he said to the first, ‘How (poson | πόσον | acc sg neut) much do you owe my master?’
Luke 16:7 Then he said to another, ‘And how (poson | πόσον | acc sg neut) much (poson | πόσον | acc sg neut) do you owe?’ He answered, ‘A hundred measures of wheat.’ He said to him, ‘Take your contract, and write eighty.’
Acts 21:20 And when they heard it, they began to praise God. And they said to him, “You see, brother, how (posai | πόσαι | nom pl fem) many thousands of believers there are among the Jews, and they are all zealous for the law.
Romans 11:12 Now if their transgression means riches for the world and their failure means riches for the Gentiles, how (posō | πόσῳ | dat sg neut) much more will their full inclusion mean!
Romans 11:24 For if you were cut from what is by nature a wild olive tree, and grafted contrary to nature into a cultivated olive tree, how (posō | πόσῳ | dat sg neut) much more will these, the natural branches, be grafted back into their own olive tree?
2 Corinthians 7:11 For see what (posēn | πόσην | acc sg fem) eagerness this very thing — this sadness as God intended — has produced in you; what defense of yourselves, what indignation, what alarm, what longing, what deep concern, what punishment! In everything you have proved yourselves to be innocent in this matter.
Philemon 1:16 no longer as a slave, but more than a slave, as a dear brother. He is especially so to me, but how much (posō | πόσῳ | dat sg neut) more to you, both in the flesh and in the Lord.
Hebrews 9:14 how much (posō | πόσῳ | dat sg neut) more will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without blemish to God, purify our conscience from dead works to worship the living God!
Hebrews 10:29 How much (posō | πόσῳ | dat sg neut) greater punishment do you think will be deserved by the one who has trampled the Son of God underfoot, and has profaned the blood of the covenant by which he was made holy, and has insulted the Spirit of grace?