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Old & New Testament Greek

Entry for Strong's #2316 - θεός

Transliteration:
the
Phonetics:
theh'-os  
Word Origin:
of uncertain affinity
Parts of Speech:
TDNT:
a deity, especially (with 3588
Word Definition  [ Thayer's | Strong's ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. a god or goddess, a general name of deities or divinities
  2. the Godhead, trinity
    1. God the Father, the first person in the trinity
    2. Christ, the second person of the trinity
    3. Holy Spirit, the third person in the trinity
  3. spoken of the only and true God
    1. refers to the things of God
    2. his counsels, interests, things due to him
  4. whatever can in any respect be likened unto God, or resemble him in any way
    1. God's representative or viceregent
      1. of magistrates and judges
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 47 ‑ אַבִּיר (ab‑beer');   136 ‑ אֲדֹנָי (ad‑o‑noy');   136 ‑ אֲדֹנָי (ad‑o‑noy');   410 ‑ אֵל (ale);   430 ‑ אֱלֹהִים (el‑o‑heem');   430 ‑ אֱלֹהִים (el‑o‑heem');   433 ‑ אֱלֹהַּ (el‑o'‑ah, el‑o'‑ah);   457 ‑ אֱלִיל (el‑eel');   3068 ‑ יהוה (yeh‑ho‑vaw');   5943 ‑ עִלָּי (il‑lah'ee);   6091 ‑ עָצָב (aw‑tsawb');   6697 ‑ צֻר (tsoor, tsoor);   6944 ‑ קֹדֶשׁ (ko'‑desh);   7706 ‑ שַׁדַּי (shad‑dah'ee);  
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

θεός, ὁ,

Boeot. θιός, Lacon. σιός (v. infr.), Cypr., Cret. θιός Inscr.Cypr. 135.27 H., Leg.Gort. 1.1, Dor. also θεύς Call. Cer. 58; acc. θεῦν v.l. ib. 130; voc. (only late) θεός, also θεέ LXX Deuteronomy 3:24, Matthew 27:46, PMag.Lond. 121.529, etc.; but classical in compd. names, Ἀμφίθεε, Τιμόθεε: —

I

1. God, the Deity, in general sense, both sg. and pl. (εἰ καὶ ἐπὶ θεοὺς καὶ ἔτι μᾶλλον ἐπὶ θεὸν ἁρμόζει μεταφέρειν Plot. 6.8.1), θ. δὲ τὸ μὲν δώσει τὸ δ' ἐάσει God will grant.., Od. 14.444; οὐδέ κεν ἄλλως οὐδὲ θ. τεύξειε 8.177, cf. 3.231, Il. 13.730 (also θεὸς Ζεύς Od. 4.236, 14.327); θ. καὶ ἀγαθὴ τύχη Pl. Lg. 757e, cf. Timocl. 3 D.; σὺν θεῷ Il. 9.49, S. Aj. 765, etc. (less freq. ξὺν τῷ θ. ib. 383); σὺν θ. εἰρημ[] νον Hdt. 1.86, cf. 3.153; σὺν θ. εἰπεῖν Pl. Prt. 317b: so in pl., σύν γε θεοῖσιν Il. 24.430; οὔ τοι ἄνευ θεοῦ Od. 2.372; οὐ θεῶν ἄτερ pi. P. 5.76; ἐκ θεόφι Il. 17.101; ὑπὲρ θεόν against his will, 17.327; ἂν θ. θέλῃ Alex. 231; θ. θέλοντος Men. Mon. 671: in pl., ἂν θεοὶ θέλωσιν Alex. 247; θεῶν συνεθελόντων, βουλομένων, X. Eq.Mag. 9.8, Luc. Macr. 29; εἰ ὀρθῶς ἢ μή, θ. οἶδε Pl. Phdr. 266b, cf. R. 517b, etc.; in oaths, θ. ἴστω S. OC 522 (lyr.), etc.; πρὸς θεῶν Hdt. 5.49, D. 1.15, etc.: τοὺς θεούς σοι bless you! good heavens! for heaven's sake! M.Ant. 7.17, Arr. Epict. 2.19.15, al.; τὸν θ. σοι ib. 3.7.19, al.: qualified by τις, Od. 9.142, etc.; οὐκ ἄνευ θεῶν τινος A. Pers. 164 (troch.), E. Ba. 764; κατὰ θεόν τινα Id. IA 411, Pl. Euthd. 272e; κατὰ θεόν πως εἰρημένα Id. Lg. 682a: doubled in poets, θεὸν θεόν τις ἀγλαϊζέτω B. 3.21, cf. Diagor. 1; θεοὶ θεοὶ τῶν ἀδίκων μέλουσι E. HF 772, cf. Paus.Gr. Fr. 203; θεοί (Cret. θιοί) as an opening formula in Inscrr. (sc. τύχην ἀγαθὴν διδοῖεν), Leg.Gort. 1.1, IG 12.52, etc.: sg., θ. τύχη ib.5(2).1, etc.: in Prose also with the Art., ὁ θ. πάντων ἂν εἴη αἴτιος Pl. R. 379c, cf. Lg. 716c, etc.; τὰ πρὸς τοὺς θ., τὰ παρὰ τῶν θ., X. Mem. 1.3.1, 2.6.8. θεοί, opp. ἄνδρες, πατὴρ ἀνδρῶν τε θεῶν τε Il. 1.544; ὃν Ξάνθον καλέουσι θ., ἄνδρες δὲ Σκάμανδρον 20.74: in Comparisons, θεοῖσιν ἶσ' ἔθελε φρονέειν 5.440; θεοῖς ἐναλίγκια μήδεα Od. 13.89; also in sg., θεῷ ἐναλίγκιος αὐδήν Il. 19.250; θεὸς ὥς 5.78; ὥς τε θεός 3.381: prov., θεὸς πρὸς ἀνθρώπους, of an 'angel's visit', Herod. 1.9. of special divinities, νέρτεροι θ. A. Pers. 622, S. Ant. 602 (lyr.); ἐνέρτεροι θ. Il. 15.225; οἱ κάτωθεν θ. S. Ant. 1070; θ. οὐράνιοι h.Cer. 55, A. Ag. 90 (anap.); οἱ δώδεκα θ. Ar. Eq. 235, X. Eq.Mag. 3.2, IG 22.30, etc.; μὰ τοὺς δώδεκα θ. Men. Sam. 91; in dual, τὼ σιώ (Lacon.), of Castor and Pollux, ναὶ τὼ ς. X. An. 6.6.34, HG 4.4.10, Ar. Lys. 81: so in Boeot., of Amphion and Zethus, νεὶ τὼ σιώ (leg. θιώ) Id. Ach. 905. ὁ θ., of natural phenomena, ὁ θ. ὕει (sc. Ζεύς) Hdt. 2.13; ὁ θ. ἐνέσκηψε βέλος Id. 4.79; ἔσεισεν ὁ θ. (sc. Ποσειδῶν) X. HG 4.7.4; of the sun, Hdt. 2.24, A. Pers. 502, E. Alc. 722; δύνοντος τοῦ θ. App. BC 4.79; the weather, τί δοκεῖ τὰ τοῦ θεοῦ; Thphr. Char. 25.2. Astrol., θεοί,= ἀστέρες, Jul. Laod.in Cat.Cod.Astr. 8(4).252. θεός (sc. Ἥλιος), name of the 9th τόπος, Rhetor.ib.163, etc.

2. metaph., of abstract things, τὸ δ' εὐτυχεῖν τόδ' ἐν βροτοῖς θεός τε καὶ θεοῦ πλέον A. Ch. 60; ἡ φρόνησις ἁγαθὴ θ. μέγας S. Fr. 922; θ. γὰρ καὶ τὸ γιγνώσκειν φίλους E. Hel. [*] 60; ὁ πλοῦτος τοῖς σοφοῖς θ. Id. Cyc. 316; φθόνος κάκιστος θ. Hippothoon 2.

3. as title of rulers, θεῶν ἀδελφῶν (sc. Ptolemy Il and Arsinoe), Herod. 1.30, etc.; Πτολεμαῖος ὑπάρχων θεὸς ἐκ θεοῦ καὶ θεᾶς OGI 90.10 (Rosetta, ii B.C.); Ἀντίοχος ὅτῳ θεὸς ἐπώνυμον γίγνεται App. Syr. 65; θεὸς ἐκ θεοῦ, of Augustus, OGI 655.2 (Egypt, 24 B.C.); θ. ἡμῶν καὶ δεσπότης IPE 4.71 (Cherson., ii A.D.). = Lat. Divus, Mon.Anc.Gr. 10.4, Str. 4.1.1, etc.; οἱ ἐν θεοῖς αὐτοκράτορες,= divi Imperatores, IG 12(1).786 (Rhodes). generally of the dead, καὶ ζῶντός σου καὶ εἰς θεοὺς ἀπελθόντος PPetr. 2p.45 (iii B.C.); θεοῖς χθονίοις,= Lat. Dis Manibus, IG 14.30,al.

4. one set in authority, judge, τὸ κριτήριον τοῦ θ., ἐνώπιον τοῦ θ., LXX Exodus 21:6, LXX Exodus 22:8; θεοὺς οὐ κακολογήσεις ib. 22.28(27).

II θεός fem., goddess, μήτε θήλεια θεός, μήτε τις ἄρσην Il. 8.7, cf. Hdt. 2.35, al.; τοῖς θεοῖς εὔχομαι πᾶσι καὶ πάσαις D. 18.1, cf. 141, Orac.ib. 21.52; esp. at Athens, of Athena, Decr. ap. And. 1.77, Pl. Ti. 21a, etc.; ἁ Διὸς θεός, Ζηνὸς ἡ θ., S. Aj. 401 (lyr.), 952 (ἡ Διὸς θεά ib. 450); of other goddesses, ποντία θεός Pi. I. 8(7).36; ἡ νερτέρα θ.,= Περσεφόνη, S. OC 1548, etc.; of Thetis, Pl. Ap. 28c; of Niobe, S. El. 150 (lyr.), Ant. 834 (anap.): in dual, of Demeter and Persephone, τὰ τοῖν θεοῖν ψηφίσματα Ar. V. 378 (lyr.); οὐδ' ἔδεισε τὼ θεώ And. 1.125; freq. in oaths, νὴ τὼ θεώ Ar. Lys. 112; μὰ τὼ θεώ Id. Ec. 155, 532.

III as Adj. in Comp. θεώτερος, divine, θύραι θ., opp. καταιβαταὶ ἀνθρώποισιν, Od. 13.111; χορὸς θ. Call. Ap. 93, cf. Dian. 249, D.P. 257. (Derived by Hdt. 2.52 fr. τίθημι (κόσμῳ θέντες τὰ πρήγματα), by Pl. Cra. 397d fr. θεῖν. Etym. dub.) [In (twice in Hom.) and Trag. (E. Ba. 47, 1347, al., not in Com.), as monosyll. by synizesis, θεοί Il. 1.18, Thgn. 142; θεῶν h.Cer. 55, 259; θεοῖς Thgn. 171; θεοῖσιν Od. 14.251; θεούς h.Cer. 325: even in nom. θεός before a vowel, E. Or. 399 (cf. Pors. ad loc.), HF 347; in Pi. P. 1.56 apptly. a short monosyll.]

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Matthew46
Mark44
Luke116
John70
Acts158
Romans135
1 Corinthians86
2 Corinthians65
Galatians29
Ephesians32
Philippians22
Colossians21
1 Thessalonians30
2 Thessalonians14
1 Timothy21
2 Timothy12
Titus12
Philemon2
Hebrews64
James13
1 Peter35
2 Peter7
1 John40
2 John2
3 John2
Jude4
Revelation90
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Mark42
Luke114
John68
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Romans133
1 Corinthians87
2 Corinthians65
Galatians28
Ephesians31
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Colossians20
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1 Timothy20
2 Timothy13
Titus12
Philemon2
Hebrews63
James13
1 Peter34
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1 John40
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Jude4
Revelation87
Matthew51
Mark49
Luke122
John82
Acts165
Romans153
1 Corinthians106
2 Corinthians79
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2 Thessalonians18
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List of Word Forms
Θεε Θεέ Θεοι Θεοί θεοὶ θεοις θεοίς θεοῖς θεόις θεον θεόν θεὸν θεος θεός θεὸς θεου θεού θεοῦ θεόυ θεους θεούς θεοὺς ΘΕΩ θεώ θεῷ θεων θεών και κύριος κυρίου κυρίω οἴκῳ kuriou kyriou kyríou oiko oikō oíkoi oíkōi Thee Theé THEo THEŌ Theoi Theoí theoì theôi theō̂i theois theoîs theon theón theòn theos theós theòs theou theoû theous theoùs
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