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Old & New Testament Greek

Entry for Strong's #2424 - Ἰησοῦς

Transliteration:
Iēsoûs
Phonetics:
ee-ay-sooce'  
Word Origin:
of Hebrew origin (03091)
Parts of Speech:
Noun Masculine
TDNT:
3:284,360
Word Definition  [ Thayer's | Strong's ]
Thayer's Definition
Jesus = "Jehovah is salvation"
  1. Jesus, the Son of God, the Saviour of mankind, God incarnate
  2. Jesus Barabbas was the captive robber whom the Jews begged Pilate to release instead of Christ
  3. Joshua was the famous captain of the Israelites, Moses' successor (Acts 7:45, Hebrews 4:8) ;
  4. Jesus, son of Eliezer, one of the ancestors of Christ (Luke 3:29)
  5. Jesus, surnamed Justus, a Jewish Christian, an associate with Paul in the preaching of the gospel (Colossians 4:11)
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

Ἰησοῦς, οῦ,

dat. οῖ, Joshua, LXX John 1:1, al., Acts 7:45; in NT, with dat. -οῦ, JESUS, Matthew 9:27, al.

Thayer's Expanded Definition
 Ἰησοῦς, Ἰησοῦ, dative Ἰησοῦ, accusative Ἰησοῦν, vocative Ἰησοῦ ( Winer's Grammar, § 10,1), , Jesus (יְהושֻׁעַ and according to a later form, יֵשׁוּעַ , Syriac 9wSy [], i. e. whose help is Jehovah; German Gotthilf; but later writings gave the name the force of יְשׁוּעָה, see Matthew 1:21, cf. Sirach 46:1 Ἰησοῦς ὅς ἐγένετο κατά τό ὄνομα αὐτοῦ μέγας ἐπί σωτηρία ἐκλεκτῶν αὐτοῦ, of Joshua , the successor of Moses; Philo, nom. mutat. § 21 Ἰησοῦς ἑρμηνεύεται σωτηρία κυρίου), a very common proper name among the Israelites; cf. Delitzsch, Der Jesusname, in the Zeitschr. f. d. luth. Theol. for 1876, p. 209f (or Talmudic Studies xv.). In the N. T.:

1. Joshua (fully Jehoshua), the famous captain of the Israelites, Moses' successor: Acts 7:45; Hebrews 4:8.

2. Jesus, son of Eliezer, one of Christ's ancestors: Luke 3:29 L T Tr WH.

3. Jesus, the Son of God, the Saviour of mankind: Matthew 1:21,25; Luke 1:31; Luke 2:21, and very often; see κύριος and Χριστός.

4. Jesus Barabbas; see Βαραββᾶς.

5. Jesus, surnamed Justus, a Jewish Christian, an associate with Paul in preaching the gospel: Colossians 4:11.

Thayer's Expanded Greek Definition, Electronic Database.
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Colossians8
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Jude4
Revelation12
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Romans37
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2 Corinthians14
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2 Thessalonians11
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Titus4
Philemon6
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James2
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Jude5
Revelation12
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Mark81
Luke87
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Romans36
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2 Corinthians19
Galatians17
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Colossians7
1 Thessalonians16
2 Thessalonians13
1 Timothy14
2 Timothy13
Titus4
Philemon6
Hebrews14
James2
1 Peter10
2 Peter9
1 John12
2 John2
Jude6
Revelation14
List of Word Forms
ΙΗΣΟΥ Ἰησοῦ Ιησουν Ἰησοῦν ΙΗΣΟΥΣ Ἰησοὺς Ἰησοῦς IeSOU Iesoû IĒSOU Iēsoû Iesoun Iesoûn Iēsoun Iēsoûn IeSOUS Iesoùs Iesoûs IĒSOUS Iēsoùs Iēsoûs
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