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Strong's #3671 - ὁμολογία

Root Word (Etymology)
from the same as (G3670)
Parts of Speech
feminine noun
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  1. profession
    1. subjectively: whom we profess to be ours
    2. objectively: profession [confession] i.e. what one professes [confesses]
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5071 ‑ נְדָבָה (ned‑aw‑baw');  5088 ‑ נֶדֶר (neh'‑der, nay'‑der);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (6)
2 Corinthians 1
1 Timothy 2
Hebrews 3
NAS (6)
2 Corinthians 1
1 Timothy 2
Hebrews 3
CSB (6)
2 Corinthians 1
1 Timothy 2
Hebrews 3
BSB (6)
2 Corinthians 1
1 Timothy 2
Hebrews 3
ESV (6)
2 Corinthians 1
1 Timothy 2
Hebrews 3
WEB (7)
2 Corinthians 1
1 Timothy 2
Hebrews 4
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


Ion. -ιη, ἡ,

1. agreement, Pl. Smp. 187b,al.; αἱ τῶν ὀνομάτων ὁ. verbal consistency, Id. Tht. 164c.

2. assent, admission, concession, τῶν ἐπικαλουμένων Isoc. 11.44, cf. Pl. Grg. 461b, al.; κατὰ τὴν ἐμὴν ὁ. by my admission, Id. Prt. 350e; ἡ ὑπέρ τινος ὁ. Id. Tht. 169e; ἐξ ὁ. διαλέγεσθαι argue from premises agreed upon or granted, Arist. Top. 110a33.

3. agreement, compact, συνθήκη καὶ ὁ. Pl. Cra. 384d; ἐμμένειν τῇ ὁ. Id. Tht. 145c, Lg. 840e: pl., ὁμολογίας παραβαίνειν, διαλύειν, Id. Tht. 183d, Isoc. 4.175; τὰς ὁ. διαφυλάττειν Id. 9.44; κατὰ τὰς ὁ. Pl. R. 443a; παρὰ τὰς ὁ. Id. Cri. 52d. esp. in war, terms of peace, truce, or surrender, Hdt. 8.52; ὁμολογίῃ ἐχρήσαντο, of the conquered, Id. 1.150, cf. 4.201; ἐς ὁμολογίην προσεχώρησαν Id. 7.156; τὴν ὁ. δέξασθαι Th. 6.10; ἐς ὁμολογίην προκαλέεσθαι, of the conquerors, Hdt. 3.13; ἡ ὁ. ἡ πρός τινα γενομένη Id. 1.61, cf. And. 1.120; ὁμολογίᾳ τὴν ἀκρόπολιν παραδοῦναι Th. 3.90, cf. 1.107. in Law, contract, agreement, συγγραφὴ καὶ ὁ. PEleph. 2.2 (iii B. C.); ὁ. τινὸς πρός τινα PFay. 91.1 (i A. D.), etc.

4. vow, LXX Jeremiah 44:25(51).25 (pl.).

5. in Stoic Philos., conformity with nature, summum.. bonum, cum positum sit in eo quod ὁμολογίαν Stoici, nos appellemus convenientiam, Cic. Fin. 3.6.21; ψυχὴ πεποιημένη πρὸς ὁμολογίαν παντὸς τοῦ βίου Stoic. 3.11.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ὁμολογία, ὁμολογίας, (ὁμολογέω, which see (cf. Winers Grammar, 35 (34))), in the N. T. profession (R. V. uniformly confession);

a. subjectively: ἀρχιερέα τῆς ὁμολογίας ἡμῶν, i. e. whom we profess (to be ours), Hebrews 3:1 (but others refer this to b.).

b. objectively, profession (confession) i. e. what one professes (confesses): Hebrews 4:14; 1 Timothy 6:12 (see ὁμολογέω, 3); 13 (see μαρτυρέω, a. p. 391a); τῆς ἐλπίδος, the substance of our profession, which we embrace with hope, Hebrews 10:23; εἰς τό εὐαγγέλιον τοῦ Χριστοῦ, relative to the gospel, 2 Corinthians 9:13 (translate, for the obedience ye render to what ye profess concerning the gospel; cf. εἰς τόν τοῦ Θεοῦ Χριστόν ὁμολογία, Justin Martyr, dialog contra Trypho,

c. 47 — a construction occasioned perhaps by εἰς τόν Χριστόν πίστις, Colossians 2:5; (cf. Winers Grammar, 381 (357))). ((Herodotus, Plato, others.))

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ὁμολογία , -ας ,

(< όμολογέω ),

[in LXX: Deuteronomy 12:6; Deuteronomy 12:17. Amos 4:5, Ezekiel 46:12 (H5071), Leviticus 22:18, Jeremiah 44:25 (H5088), 1 Esdras 9:8*;]

1. in cl., an agreement assent, compact (in Papyri, of a contract; Deiss., BS, 249).

2. confession (prob. always in an objective sense): 2 Corinthians 9:13, 1 Timothy 6:12-13 Hebrews 3:1; Hebrews 4:14; Hebrews 10:13.†

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

See Lob. Phryn. p. 93 f.


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List of Word Forms
ομολογίαις ομολογιαν ομολογίαν ὁμολογίαν ομολογιας ομολογίας ὁμολογίας homologian homologían homologias homologías omologian omologias
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