1646. elachistos
Lexical Summary
elachistos: least (in size, amount, dignity, etc.)
Original Word: ἐλάχιστος
Transliteration: elachistos
Phonetic Spelling: (el-akh'-is-tos)
Part of Speech: Adjective
Short Definition: least (in size, amount, dignity, etc.)
Meaning: least (in size, amount, dignity, etcetera)
Strong's Concordance
least, very little, smallest.

Superlative of elachus (short); used as equivalent to mikros; least (in size, amount, dignity, etc.) -- least, very little (small), smallest.

see GREEK mikros

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1646: ἐλάχιστος

ἐλάχιστος, ἐλαχίστη, ἐλάχιστον (superlative of the adjective μικρός, but coming from ἐλαχύς) ((Homer h. Merc. 573), Herodotus down), smallest, least — whether in size: James 3:4; in amount: of the management of affairs, πιστός ἐν ἐλαχίστῳ, Luke 16:10 (opposed to ἐν πολλῷ); ; ἐν ἐλαχίστῳ ἄδικος, Luke 16:10; in importance: what is of the least moment, 1 Corinthians 6:2; in authority: of commandments, Matthew 5:19; in the estimation of men: of persons, Matthew 25:40, 45; in rank and excellence: of persons, Matthew 5:19; 1 Corinthians 15:9; of a town, Matthew 2:6. οὐδέ (R G οὔτε) ἐλάχιστον, not even a very small thing, Luke 12:26; ἐμοί εἰς ἐλάχιστον, ἐστι (see εἰμί, V. 2 c.), 1 Corinthians 4:3.


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