What does the word mean?

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σκορπιος scorpion
Δαυιδ David
με me
μεγα big, large [This is the origin of English words like megaphone and megalithic.]
Ρωμη Rome
Κορινθος Corinth
Κορινθιος Corinthian
Κορνηλιος Cornelius
Ἰωσηφ Joseph
Λευι Levi
Ἀμως Amos
Ἰακοβ Jacob
Ἰσαακ Isaac
Ἀβρααμ Abraham
Μαρια Maria (or Mary)
αποστολος apostle
λογος word (logos)
θεος God [This is the origin of the English word "theological".]