elachistos: least (in size, amount, dignity, etc.)Original Word: ἐλάχιστος, ίστη, ιστονPart of Speech:
least, smallest, very littleDefinition:
least, smallest, but perhaps oftener in the weaker sense: very little, very small.
1646 eláxistos – the superlative (-est form) of 3398 /mikrós ("small") meaning "the very least, smallest."
Lk 16:10: "He who is faithful in a very little (1646 /eláxistos) thing is faithful also in much; and he who is unrighteous in a very little (1646 /eláxistos) thing is unrighteous also in much" (NASU).
Lk 19:17: "And he said to him, 'Well done, good slave, because you have been faithful in a very little (1646 /eláxistos) thing, you are to be in authority over ten cities' " (NASU).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
superl. of elachus (little), also used as superl. to mikrosDefinition
least (in size, amount, dignity, etc.)NASB Translation
least (6), smallest (1), very least (1), very little thing (4), very small (1), very small thing (1).