Wednesday, September 24, 2008


1Co 1:26 For ye see your calling, brethren, how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called.

Matthew 20:28 Even as the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many.

John 17:2 As thou hast given him power over all flesh, that he should give eternal life to as many as thou hast given him.

Acts 13:48 And when the Gentiles heard this, they were glad, and glorified the word of the Lord: and as many as were ordained to eternal life believed.

1 Timothy 6:12 Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art also called, and hast professed a good profession before many witnesses.


1. Numerous; comprising a great number of individuals.

Thou shalt be a father of many nations. Gen 17.

It is often preceded by as or so, and followed by so, indicating an equal number.

As many books as you take, so many shall be charged to your account. See John 17:2

2. In low language, preceded by too, it denotes powerful or much; as, they are too many for us.

πολύς / πολλός
polus / polos
Thayer Definition:
1) many, much, largePart of Speech: adjective

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