elassón or elattón: smaller, lessOriginal Word: ἐλάσσων, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: elassón or elattón
Phonetic Spelling: (el-as'-sone)
Short Definition: less, smaller, inferior
Definition: less, smaller; poorer, inferior.
cptv. of the same as elachistos
less (1), lesser (1), poorer (1), younger (1).
STRONGS NT 1640: ἐλάσσων
ἐλάσσων (in John and Romans) or ἐλαττῶν (in Hebrews, 1 Timothy; cf. Buttmann, 7), ἐλασσον (comparitive of the epic adjective ἐλαχύς equivalent to μικρός) (from Homer down), less — either in age (younger), Romans 9:12; or in rank, Hebrews 7:7; or in excellence, worse (opposed to καλός), John 2:10. Neuter ἔλαττον, adverbially, less (namely, than etc., A. V. under; cf. Winers Grammar, 239 (225); 595f, (554); Buttmann, 127f (112)): 1 Timothy 5:9.<1>
less, under, worse, younger.
Or elatton el-at-tone'; comparative of the same as elachistos; smaller (in size, quantity, age or quality) -- less, under, worse, younger.
see GREEK elachistos ελασσονι ελάσσονι ἐλάσσονι ελασσω ελάσσω ἐλάσσω ελάσσων ελατά ελαταί ελάται ελαταίς ελατάς ελάτης ελατίνους ελατούς ελαττον έλαττον ἔλαττον ελαττόνων ελάττοσιν ελάχιστα elasso elassō elásso elássō elassoni elássoni elatton élatton
Strong's Greek 1640
ἐλάσσω — 1 Occ.
ἐλάσσονι — 1 Occ.
ἔλαττον — 2 Occ.
John 2:10 Adj-AMS-C
BIB: μεθυσθῶσιν τὸν ἐλάσσω σὺ τετήρηκας
NAS: [the people] have drunk freely, [then he serves] the poorer [wine]; [but] you have kept
KJV: then that which is worse: [but] thou
INT: they might have drunk freely the inferior you have kept
Romans 9:12 Adj-DMS
BIB: δουλεύσει τῷ ἐλάσσονι
NAS: WILL SERVE THE YOUNGER.
KJV: The elder shall serve the younger.
INT: will serve the younger
1 Timothy 5:9 Adj-NNS
BIB: καταλεγέσθω μὴ ἔλαττον ἐτῶν ἑξήκοντα
NAS: is to be put on the list only if she is not less than sixty
KJV: be taken into the number under threescore
INT: let be enrolled not less than years sixty
Hebrews 7:7 Adj-NNS
BIB: ἀντιλογίας τὸ ἔλαττον ὑπὸ τοῦ
NAS: dispute the lesser is blessed
KJV: contradiction the less is blessed
INT: dispute the inferior by the