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Strong's #2357 - θρησκός

probably from the base of (G2360)
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  1. fearing or worshipping God
  2. to tremble
    1. trembling, fearful
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

θρῆσκ-ος, ον,

religious, James 1:26; in bad sense, superstitious, Hsch. (Hsch. has also θρεσκός.)

Thayer's Expanded Definition

θρησκός (T WH θρησκός, cf. (Tdf. Proleg., p. 101); Winers Grammar, § 6, 1 e.; Lipsius, Grammat. Untersuch., p. 28), θρησκου, , fearing or worshipping God; religious (apparently from τρέω to tremble; hence, properly, trembling, fearful; cf. J. G. Müller in Theol. Studien und Kritiken for 1835, p. 121; on the different conjectures of others, see Passow, under the word (Curtius, § 316 connects with θρα; hence, 'to adhere to,' 'be a votary of'; cf. Vanicek, p. 395)): James 1:26. (Cf. Trench, § xlviii.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament


(-κός , WH), -ον , ό ,

religious, careful of the outward forms of divine service (see previous word)): James 1:26.†

SYN.: εὐσεβής G2152, θεοσεβής G2318, δεισιδαίμων G1175 (v. Tr., Syn., § xlviii).

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
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List of Word Forms
θρησκος θρησκὸς θρήσκος threskos threskòs thrēskos thrēskòs
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