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Lexicon :: Strong's G1497 - eidōlon

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εἴδωλον
Transliteration
eidōlon
Pronunciation
ā'-dō-lon (Key)
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Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From εἶδος (G1491); an image (i.e. for worship)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:375,202

Strong’s Definitions

εἴδωλον eídōlon, i'-do-lon; from G1491; an image (i.e. for worship); by implication, a heathen god, or (plural) the worship of such:—idol.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's G1497 in the following manner: idol (11x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's G1497 in the following manner: idol (11x).
  1. an image, likeness

    1. i.e. whatever represents the form of an object, either real or imaginary

    2. used of the shades of the departed, apparitions, spectres, phantoms of the mind, etc.

  2. the image of an heathen god

  3. a false god

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
εἴδωλον eídōlon, i'-do-lon; from G1491; an image (i.e. for worship); by implication, a heathen god, or (plural) the worship of such:—idol.
STRONGS NT 1497: εἴδωλον
εἴδωλον, -ου, τό, (εἶδος [cf. Winers Grammar, 96 (91); Etym. Magn. 296, 9]), in Greek writings from Homer down, an image, likeness, i. e. whatever represents the form of an object, either real or imaginary; used of the shades of the departed (in Homer), of apparitions, spectres, phantoms of the mind, etc.; in Biblical writings [an idol, i. e.]:
1. the image of a heathen god: Acts 7:41; 1 Corinthians 12:2; Revelation 9:20, (Isaiah 30:22; 2 Chronicles 23:17, etc.; θεῶν δαιμόνων εἴδωλα, Polybius 31, 3, 13);
2. a false god: Acts 15:20 (on which see ἀλίσγημα); Romans 2:22; 1 Corinthians 8:4, 7; 1 Corinthians 10:19; 2 Corinthians 6:16; 1 Thessalonians 1:9 (often in the Sept.); φυλάσσειν ἑαυτὸν ἀπὸ τ. εἰδώλων, to guard oneself from all manner of fellowship with heathen worship, 1 John 5:21.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2 Chronicles
23:17
Isaiah
30:22
Acts
7:41; 15:20
Romans
2:22
1 Corinthians
8:4; 8:7; 10:19; 12:2
2 Corinthians
6:16
1 Thessalonians
1:9
1 John
5:21
Revelation
9:20

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1497 matches the Greek εἴδωλον (eidōlon),
which occurs 11 times in 11 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:41 - And they made a calf in those days, and offered sacrifice unto the idol, G1497 and rejoiced in the works of their own hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:20 - But that we write unto them, that they abstain from pollutions of idols, G1497 and from fornication, and from things strangled, and from blood.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:22 - Thou that sayest a man should not commit adultery, dost thou commit adultery? thou that abhorrest idols, G1497 dost thou commit sacrilege?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 8:4 - As concerning therefore the eating of those things that are offered in sacrifice unto idols, we know that an idol G1497 is nothing in the world, and that there is none other God but one.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 8:7 - Howbeit there is not in every man that knowledge: for some with conscience of the idol G1497 unto this hour eat it as a thing offered unto an idol; and their conscience being weak is defiled.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:19 - What say I then? that the idol G1497 is any thing, or that which is offered in sacrifice to idols is any thing?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:2 - Ye know that ye were Gentiles, carried away unto these dumb idols, G1497 even as ye were led.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 6:16 - And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? G1497 for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 1:9 - For they themselves shew of us what manner of entering in we had unto you, and how ye turned to God from idols G1497 to serve the living and true God;
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 5:21 - Little children, keep yourselves from idols. G1497 Amen.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 9:20 - And the rest of the men which were not killed by these plagues yet repented not of the works of their hands, that they should not worship devils, and idols G1497 of gold, and silver, and brass, and stone, and of wood: which neither can see, nor hear, nor walk:
 
 
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