Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God


Vocabulary form: 
mevgaV, megavlh, mevga

large, great


Mega is a common prefix meaning "large" or "great": megaphone, megavolt, Megalosaurus (which is a genus of extremely large dinosaurs (sau:roV means "lizard").

Mnemonic Singing: 

Guide me, O thou great Jehovah,
pilgrim through this barren land.

Biblical Concordance

1 John 3:20 that if our conscience condemns us, that God is greater (meizōn | μείζων | nom sg masc comparative) than our conscience and knows all things.
1 John 4:4 Little children, you have been born of God and have overcome them, because the one who is in you is greater (meizōn | μείζων | nom sg masc comparative) than the one who is in the world.
1 John 5:9 If we receive the testimony of men, the testimony of God is greater (meizōn | μείζων | nom sg fem comparative), because this is the testimony of God that he has borne concerning his Son.
Jude 1:6 And the angels who did not stay within their own domain but abandoned their proper dwelling, he has kept in eternal chains in utter darkness for the judgment of the great (megalēs | μεγάλης | gen sg fem) day.
Revelation 1:10 I was in the spirit on the Lord’s Day, and I heard behind me a loud (megalēn | μεγάλην | acc sg fem) voice like a trumpet,
Revelation 2:22 Beware, I will throw her onto a bed of suffering, and those who commit adultery with her into great (megalēn | μεγάλην | acc sg fem) affliction, unless they repent of her ways.
Revelation 5:2 And I saw a powerful angel proclaiming in a loud (megalē | μεγάλῃ | dat sg fem) voice, “Who is worthy to open the scroll and break its seals?”
Revelation 5:12 saying with a loud (megalē | μεγάλῃ | dat sg fem) voice, “Worthy is the Lamb who was slain, to receive power and wealth and wisdom and might and honor and glory and praise!”
Revelation 6:4 And out came another horse, bright red; and its rider was allowed to take peace from the earth so that men should slay one another, and a great (megalē | μεγάλη | nom sg fem) sword was given to him.
Revelation 6:10 And they cried out with a loud (megalē | μεγάλῃ | dat sg fem) voice, saying, “How long, O Sovereign Lord, holy and true, before you bring judgment and avenge our blood on those who dwell on the earth?”
Revelation 6:12 And when he opened the sixth seal, I looked, and there was a great (megas | μέγας | nom sg masc) earthquake; the sun became as black as sackcloth made of hair, the entire moon became like blood,
Revelation 6:13 and the stars of the sky fell to the earth as a fig tree drops its winter fruit when shaken by a fierce (megalou | μεγάλου | gen sg masc) wind.
Revelation 6:17 because the great (megalē | μεγάλη | nom sg fem) day of their wrath has come, and who is able to stand fast?”
Revelation 7:2 Then I saw another angel ascending from the rising of the sun, with the seal of the living God. And he called out in a loud (megalē | μεγάλῃ | dat sg fem) voice to the four angels who had been given power to harm the earth and the sea,
Revelation 7:10 and they cried out in a loud (megalē | μεγάλῃ | dat sg fem) voice, saying, “Salvation belongs to our God who is seated on the throne and to the Lamb!”
Revelation 7:14 I said to him, “My lord, you are the one who knows.” Then he said to me, “These are the ones who have come out of the great (megalēs | μεγάλης | gen sg fem) tribulation; they have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.
Revelation 8:8 The second angel blew his trumpet, and something like a great (mega | μέγα | nom sg neut) mountain, burning with fire, was thrown down into the sea, and a third of the sea turned into blood,
Revelation 8:10 The third angel blew his trumpet, and there fell from heaven a great (megas | μέγας | nom sg masc) star, blazing like a torch, and it fell on a third of the rivers and on the springs of water.
Revelation 8:13 Then I looked, and I heard an eagle crying with a loud (megalē | μεγάλῃ | dat sg fem) voice as it flew directly overhead, “Woe, woe, woe to those who live on the earth because of the blasts of the other trumpets that the three angels are about to blow!”
Revelation 9:2 He opened the shaft of the abyss, and from the shaft rose smoke like the smoke of a giant (megalēs | μεγάλης | gen sg fem) furnace, and the sun and the air were darkened with smoke from the shaft.
Revelation 9:14 saying to the sixth angel who had the trumpet, “Release the four angels who are bound at the great (megalō | μεγάλῳ | dat sg masc) river Euphrates.”
Revelation 10:3 he shouted in a loud (megalē | μεγάλῃ | dat sg fem) voice like a lion roaring. And when he shouted, the seven thunders sounded their voices.
Revelation 11:8 and their dead bodies will lie in the street of the great (megalēs | μεγάλης | gen sg fem) city, which symbolically is called Sodom, or Egypt, where also their Lord was crucified.
Revelation 11:11 But after the three and a half days, the breath of life from God entered them and they stood on their feet; and great (megas | μέγας | nom sg masc) fear fell on those who were watching them.
Revelation 11:12 Then they heard a loud (megalēs | μεγάλης | gen sg fem) voice from heaven, saying to them, “Come up here!” And they arose to heaven in a cloud, and their enemies watched them.
Revelation 11:13 And at that very hour there was a great (megas | μέγας | nom sg masc) earthquake, and a tenth of the city fell. Seven thousand people were killed in the earthquake, and the rest were terrified and gave glory to the God of heaven.
Revelation 11:15 Then the seventh angel blew his trumpet, and there were loud (megalai | μεγάλαι | nom pl fem) voices in heaven, saying, “The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and of his Christ, and he will reign forever and ever.”
Revelation 11:17 saying, “We give thanks to you, Lord God Almighty, who is and who was, because you have taken your great (megalēn | μεγάλην | acc sg fem) power and begun to reign.
Revelation 11:18 The nations raged, but your wrath came; and the time for the dead to be judged, and the time to reward your servants, the prophets and saints, and those who fear your name, both small and great (megalous | μεγάλους | acc pl masc), and the time to destroy the destroyers of the earth.”
Revelation 11:19 Then the temple of God, which is in heaven, was opened, and the ark of his covenant was seen within his temple; and there were flashes of lightning, rumblings, peals of thunder, an earthquake, and heavy (megalē | μεγάλη | nom sg fem) hail.
Revelation 12:1 Then a great (mega | μέγα | nom sg neut) sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet, and on her head was a crown of twelve stars.
Revelation 12:3 Then another sign appeared in heaven: a huge (megas | μέγας | nom sg masc) red dragon that had seven heads and ten horns, and on its heads were seven crowns.
Revelation 12:9 And the great (megas | μέγας | nom sg masc) dragon was thrown down, that ancient serpent, who is called the devil and Satan, the deceiver of the whole world — he was thrown down to the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him.
Revelation 12:10 Then I heard a loud (megalēn | μεγάλην | acc sg fem) voice in heaven saying, “Just now have come the salvation and the power and the kingdom of our God and the authority of his Christ, because the accuser of our brothers has been thrown down, the one who accuses them day and night before our God.
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 (megan | μέγαν | acc sg masc) wrath, because he knows that he has only a short time!”
Revelation 12:14 But the woman was given the two wings of a great (megalou | μεγάλου | gen sg masc) eagle so she could fly away into the wilderness to the place where she would be taken care of for a time, and times, and half a time, safe from the presence of the serpent.
Revelation 13:2 And the beast that I saw was like a leopard, his feet were like a bear’s, and its mouth was like a lion’s mouth. And to the beast the dragon gave his power and his throne and great (megalēn | μεγάλην | acc sg fem) authority.
Revelation 13:5 The beast was given a mouth to speak arrogant (megala | μεγάλα | acc pl neut) words and blasphemies, and he was allowed to exercise authority for forty-two months.
Revelation 13:13 He performed impressive (megala | μεγάλα | acc pl neut) signs, even making fire come down from heaven in the sight of everyone;
Revelation 13:16 He also caused everyone — small and great (megalous | μεγάλους | acc pl masc), rich and poor, free and slave — to receive a mark on their right hand or on their forehead.
Revelation 14:2 And I heard a sound from heaven like the roar of many waters and like the sound of loud (megalēs | μεγάλης | gen sg fem) thunder. The sound I heard was like the sound of harpists playing on their harps,
Revelation 14:7 And he said with a loud (megalē | μεγάλῃ | dat sg fem) voice, “Fear God and give him glory, because the hour of his judgment has come, and worship him who made heaven and earth, the sea and the springs of water.”
Revelation 14:8 Then another angel, a second, followed, saying, “Fallen, fallen is Babylon the great! (megalē | μεγάλη | nom sg fem) — she who has made all nations drink of the wine of her passionate immorality.”
Revelation 14:9 Then another angel, a third, followed them, declaring in a loud (megalē | μεγάλῃ | dat sg fem) voice, “If anyone worships the beast and his image, and receives a mark on his forehead or on his hand,
Revelation 14:15 Then another angel came out of the temple, calling with a loud (megalē | μεγάλῃ | dat sg fem) voice to the one who was sitting on the cloud, “Thrust in your sickle and reap, for the hour to reap has come, because the harvest of the earth is ripe.”
Revelation 14:18 Then another angel, the one who had authority over the fire, came out from the altar and called with a loud (megalē | μεγάλῃ | dat sg fem) voice to the angel who had the sharp sickle, “Thrust in your sickle and gather the clusters of grapes from the vine of the earth, for its grapes are ripe.”
Revelation 14:19 So the angel swung his sickle across the earth and gathered the grape harvest of the earth and threw it into the great (megan | μέγαν | acc sg masc) winepress of the wrath of God.
Revelation 15:1 Then I saw another sign in heaven, great (mega | μέγα | acc sg neut) and marvelous: seven angels with seven plagues, which are the last, because with them the wrath of God is finished.
Revelation 15:3 And they sing the song of Moses the servant of God and the song of the Lamb, saying, “Great (megala | μεγάλα | nom pl neut) and marvelous are your deeds, O Lord God Almighty! Just and true are your ways, O King of the nations!
Revelation 16:1 Then I heard a loud (megalēs | μεγάλης | gen sg fem) voice from the temple declaring to the seven angels, “Go and pour out on the earth the seven bowls of God’s wrath.”