G3122 μάλιστα - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number

most of all, especially.
(adverbially) most (in the greatest degree) or particularly
Derivation: neuter plural of the superlative of an apparently primary adverb μάλα (very);

KJV Usage: chiefly, most of all, (e-)specially.

μάλιστα, see: μάλα.
adv., [in LXX for אֲבָל,
Refs 3Ki.1:43, Dan LXX 10:21, al.
; compar. for מ, Num.13:32 (31), al.; μᾶλλον ἠ (מ), Gen.19:9, al.; superlat.,
Refs 2Ma.8:7, 4Ma.4:22 12:9 15:4
__I. Pos., very, very much, exceedingly (cl.; LXX ut supr.; in NT its place is taken by λίαν, σφόδρα, etc.).
__II. Compar., μᾶλλον.
__1. Of increase, more; with qualifying words: πολλῷ,
Refs Mrk.10:48, Luk.18:39, Rom.5:15, 17, Php.2:12, al.
; πόσῳ,
Refs Luk.12:24, Rom.11:12, al.
; τοσούτῳ . . . ὅσῳ, Heb.10:25.
__2. Of comparison, the more:
Refs Luk.5:15, Jhn.5:18, Act.5:14, 1Th.4:1, 10, 2Pe.1:10
; ἔτι μ. καὶ μ., Php.1:9; with compar.,
Refs Mrk.7:36, 2Co.7:13
; πολλῴ μ. κρεῖσον, Php.1:23; μ. διαφέρειν, with genitive, Mat.6:26; μ. ἤ, Mat.18:13; with genitive, 1Co.14:18; as periphr. for compar.,
Refs Act.20:35, 1Co.9:15, Gal.4:27
; μ. δέ (EV, yea rather), Rom.8:34.
__3. Of preference, rather, the rather, sooner: with qualifying words, πολλῷ, Mat.6:30, al.; πολύ, Heb.12:25; πόσῳ, Mat.7:11, al.; in a question, οὐ μ., 1Co.9:12; after a neg., Mat.10:6, al.; θέλω (εὐδοκῶ) μ.,
Refs 1Co.14:5, 2Co.5:8
; ζηλῶ, 1Co.14:1; with subst., τ. σκότος ἢ τ. φῶς, Jhn.3:19; μ. δέ, Gal.4:9.
__III. Superl., μάλιστα
, most, most of all, above all:
Refs Act.20:38 25:26, Gal.6:10, Php.4:22, 1Ti.4:10 5:8, 17, 2Ti.4:13, Tit.1:10, Phm 16, 2Pe.2:10
; μ. γνώστης, Act.26:3
1) especially, chiefly, most of all, above all

Neuter plural of the superlative of an apparently primary adverb μάλα mala (very); (adverb) most (in the greatest degree) or particularly

KJV Usage: chiefly, most of all, (e-) specially.

View how G3122 μάλιστα is used in the Bible

12 occurrences of G3122 μάλιστα

Acts 20:38 especially
Acts 25:26 especially
Acts 26:3 Especially
Galatians 6:10 men, especially
Philippians 4:22 especially
1 Timothy 4:10 especially
1 Timothy 5:8 especially
1 Timothy 5:17 especially
2 Timothy 4:13 but especially
Titus 1:10 especially
Philemon 1:16 especially
2 Peter 2:10 especially

Distinct usage

10 especially
1 but especially
1 men, especially

Related words

G3122 μάλιστα

G3123 μᾱλλον
Neuter of the comparative of the same as G3122; (adverb) more (in a greater degree) or rather

KJV Usage: + better, X far, (the) more (and more), (so) much (the more), rather.