Adjective · A superlative probably from ἔχω (G2192) (in the sense of contiguity)

A superlative probably from G2192 (in the sense of contiguity); farthest, final (of place or time):—ends of, last, latter end, lowest, uttermost.


  1. extreme
    1. last in time or in place
    2. last in a series of places
    3. last in a temporal succession
  2. the last
    1. last, referring to time
    2. of space, the uttermost part, the end, of the earth
    3. of rank, grade of worth, last i.e. lowest


Matthew 19:30

But many that are first shall be last; and the last shall be first.

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Mark 10:31

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Acts 2:17

Quoting Joel 2:28

¶ And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out my spirit upon all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions:

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Acts 13:47

Quoting Isaiah 49:6

And he said, It is a light thing that thou shouldest be my servant to raise up the tribes of Jacob, and to restore the preserved of Israel: I will also give thee for a light to the Gentiles, that thou mayest be my salvation unto the end of the earth.

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1 Corinthians 15:52


last trump Same as the seventh trumpet spoken of in the Book of Revelation; represents the time of destruction, i.e. the nuclear missiles.

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