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Strong's #2818 - κληρονόμος

Transliteration
klēronómos
Phonetics
klay-ron-om'-os
Origin
from (G2819) and the base of (G3551) (in its original sense of partitioning, i.e. [reflexively] getting by apportionment)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TDNT
3:767,442
Definition
Thayer's
  1. one who receives by lot, an heir
    1. an heir
    2. in Messianic usage, one who receives his allotted possession by right of sonship
  2. one who has acquired or obtained the portion allotted to him
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3423 ‑ יָרֵשׁ (yaw‑rash', yaw‑raysh');  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (14)
Matthew
1
Mark
1
Luke
1
Romans
3
Galatians
3
Titus
1
Hebrews
3
James
1
NAS (15)
Matthew
1
Mark
1
Luke
1
Romans
4
Galatians
3
Titus
1
Hebrews
3
James
1
HCS (15)
Matthew
1
Mark
1
Luke
1
Romans
4
Galatians
3
Titus
1
Hebrews
3
James
1
BSB (15)
Matthew
1
Mark
1
Luke
1
Romans
4
Galatians
3
Titus
1
Hebrews
3
James
1
ESV (12)
Romans
4
Galatians
3
Titus
1
Hebrews
3
James
1
WEB (14)
Matthew
1
Mark
1
Luke
1
Romans
4
Galatians
2
Titus
1
Hebrews
3
James
1
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

κληρόνομ-ος,

Dor. κλᾱρονόμος, ὁ, (νέμομαι) heir, freq. the heir in possession, Isa 1.44, Pl. Lg. 923c; of the heir apparent, SIG 884.53 (iii A.D.): c. gen. pers., Pl. Lg. 923e, IG 22.1623.117, Epicur. Fr. 217, SIG 953.65 (Cnidus, ii B.C.): c. gen. rei, Lys. 32.23; κληρονόμους τῶν αὑτοῦ καταστήσας Isoc. 19.9, etc.: metaph., κ. τῆς εὐνοίας, τῆς ἀτιμίας, Id. 5.136, D. 22.34; τῆς ὑπὲρ τῶν νόμων [δίκης ] Id. 21.20; κλαρονόμος μοίσας τᾶς Δωρίδος Mosch. 3.96; κ. καταλιπεῖν τινα Arist. Pol. 1270a28; κ. γράφειν τινά AP 11.171 (Lucill.).

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

κληρο -νόμος , -ου ,

(< κλῆρος , νέμομαι , to possess),

[in LXX: Judges 18:7, 2 Samuel 14:7, Micah 1:15, Jeremiah 8:10 (H3423), Sirach 23:22*;]

1. (as in cl.) an heir: Matthew 21:38, Mark 12:7, Luke 20:14, Galatians 4:1; of those who as sons of God inherit the privileges of the Messianic Kingdom; of Christ himself, Hebrews 1:2; of Abraham, Romans 4:13-14; of Christians, Romans 8:17, Galatians 3:29, Titus 3:7, James 2:5.

2. (As in LXX: Jg, Mi, Je, ll. c.) a possessor: Hebrews 6:17; Hebrews 11:7 (Cremer, 359 f.).†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

For κληρονόμος in its ordinary sense of ";heir,"; which is found in the NT in such passages as Matthew 21:38, Galatians 4:1, we may cite P Oxy I. 105.8 (A.D. 117–137) ἐὰν δὲ ἐπὶ ταύτῃ τελευτήσω τῇ διαθήκῃ, κληρονόμον ἀπολείπω τὴν θυγατέραν (corrected to –έρα) μου Ἀμμωνοῦν. . . ";if I die with this will unchanged, I leave my daughter Ammonous heir . . ..,"; P Meyer 6.22 (A.D. 125) μετηλλαχότος δὲ τοῦ Φιλίππου ἐπὶ κληρονόμῳ υἱῷ Ἀφροδεισίῳ, ";Philip has died and his son Aphrodisius is heir,"; and ib. 8.5 (A.D. 151) ἡ ἀμφοτέρων μήτηρ Διδυμάριον ἐτελεύτησεν. . . ἐπὶ κληρον ̣ο ̣μοις ἡμεῖν. The word as involving the responsibilities of heirship is illustrated from the Macedonian inscrr. by Ferguson Legal Terms, p. 56 ff., e.g. No. 180—

Εἰ δὲ ὁ κληρονόμος ὁ ἐμὸς

παραπέμψῃ τι, δώσει

τῷ ταμιείῳ δηνάρια ψ ̄ν ̄.

";But if my heir neglect anything he shall pay to the treasurer a fine of 750 denarii."; Attention is also drawn to the ";conditions"; attaching to heirship as an element common to the inscrr. and to the NT. ";In the latter every man might become an heir by complying with the conditions of the promise given to Abraham. In the inscriptions the one thing most often emphasized is the obligation of the κληρονόμος to fulfil certain conditions devolving upon him as heir. When Paul insists that only those who fulfil the conditions of heirship are truly heirs, he is making use of a well-known principle"; (p. 58).

 

The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
κληρονομοι κληρονόμοι κληρονομοις κληρονόμοις κληρονομον κληρονόμον κληρονομος κληρονόμος κληρονομους κληρονόμους kleronomoi kleronómoi klēronomoi klēronómoi kleronomois kleronómois klēronomois klēronómois kleronomon kleronómon klēronomon klēronómon kleronomos kleronómos klēronomos klēronómos kleronomous kleronómous klēronomous klēronómous
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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