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Lexicon :: Strong's G1223 - dia


dē-ä' (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primary preposition denoting the channel of an act
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:65,149

KJV Translation Count — Total: 646x
The KJV translates Strongs G1223 in the following manner: by (241x), through (88x), with (16x), for (58x), for ... sake (47x), therefore (with G5124) (44x), for this cause (with G5124) (14x), because (52x), misc (86x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  1. through

    1. of place

      1. with

      2. in

    2. of time

      1. throughout

      2. during

    3. of means

      1. by

      2. by the means of

  2. through

    1. the ground or reason by which something is or is not done

      1. by reason of

      2. on account of

      3. because of for this reason

      4. therefore

      5. on this account

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
διά diá, dee-ah'; a primary preposition denoting the channel of an act; through (in very wide applications, local, causal, or occasional):—after, always, among, at, to avoid, because of (that), briefly, by, for (cause) … fore, from, in, by occasion of, of, by reason of, for sake, that, thereby, therefore, × though, through(-out), to, wherefore, with (-in).
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Concordance Results Using ESV

Strong's Number G1223 matches the Greek διά (dia),
which occurs 512 times in 466 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB
Page 1 / 10 (Mat 1:22–Mat 27:19)

Tools specific to Mat 1:22

Mat 1:22

All this took place to fulfill what the Lord had spoken by the prophet:

Tools specific to Mat 2:15

Mat 2:15

and remained there until the death of Herod. This was to fulfill what the Lord had spoken by the prophet, “Out of Egypt I called my son.”

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Mat 2:17

Then was fulfilled what was spoken by the prophet Jeremiah:

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Mat 2:23

And he went and lived in a city called Nazareth, so that what was spoken by the prophets might be fulfilled, that he would be called a Nazarene.

Tools specific to Mat 4:14

Mat 4:14

so that what was spoken by the prophet Isaiah might be fulfilled:

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Mat 6:25

“Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing?

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Mat 7:13

“Enter by the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the way is easyfn that leads to destruction, and those who enter by it are many.

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Mat 8:17

This was to fulfill what was spoken by the prophet Isaiah: “He took our illnesses and bore our diseases.”

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Mat 9:11

And when the Pharisees saw this, they said to his disciples, “Why does your teacher eat with tax collectors and sinners?”

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Mat 9:14

Then the disciples of John came to him, saying, “Why do we and the Pharisees fast,fn but your disciples do not fast?”

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Mat 10:22

and you will be hated by all for my name’s sake. But the one who endures to the end will be saved.

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Mat 12:1

At that time Jesus went through the grainfields on the Sabbath. His disciples were hungry, and they began to pluck heads of grain and to eat.

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Mat 12:17

This was to fulfill what was spoken by the prophet Isaiah:

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Mat 12:27

And if I cast out demons by Beelzebul, by whom do your sons cast them out? Therefore they will be your judges.

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Mat 12:31

Therefore I tell you, every sin and blasphemy will be forgiven people, but the blasphemy against the Spirit will not be forgiven.

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Mat 12:43

“When the unclean spirit has gone out of a person, it passes through waterless places seeking rest, but finds none.

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Mat 13:5

Other seeds fell on rocky ground, where they did not have much soil, and immediately they sprang up, since they had no depth of soil,

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Mat 13:6

but when the sun rose they were scorched. And since they had no root, they withered away.

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Mat 13:10

Then the disciples came and said to him, “Why do you speak to them in parables?”

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Mat 13:13

This is why I speak to them in parables, because seeing they do not see, and hearing they do not hear, nor do they understand.

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Mat 13:21

yet he has no root in himself, but endures for a while, and when tribulation or persecution arises on account of the word, immediately he falls away.fn

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Mat 13:35

This was to fulfill what was spoken by the prophet:fn
“I will open my mouth in parables;
I will utter what has been hidden since the foundation of the world.”

Tools specific to Mat 13:52

Mat 13:52

And he said to them, “Therefore every scribe who has been trained for the kingdom of heaven is like a master of a house, who brings out of his treasure what is new and what is old.”

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Mat 13:58

And he did not do many mighty works there, because of their unbelief.

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Mat 14:2

and he said to his servants, “This is John the Baptist. He has been raised from the dead; that is why these miraculous powers are at work in him.”

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Mat 14:3

For Herod had seized John and bound him and put him in prison for the sake of Herodias, his brother Philip’s wife,fn

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Mat 14:9

And the king was sorry, but because of his oaths and his guests he commanded it to be given.

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Mat 15:2

“Why do your disciples break the tradition of the elders? For they do not wash their hands when they eat.”

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Mat 15:3

He answered them, “And why do you break the commandment of God for the sake of your tradition?

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Mat 15:6

he need not honor his father.’ So for the sake of your tradition you have made void the wordfn of God.

Tools specific to Mat 17:19

Mat 17:19

Then the disciples came to Jesus privately and said, “Why could we not cast it out?”

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Mat 17:20

He said to them, “Because of your little faith. For truly, I say to you, if you have faith like a grain of mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move, and nothing will be impossible for you.”fn

Tools specific to Mat 18:7

Mat 18:7

“Woe to the world for temptations to sin!fn For it is necessary that temptations come, but woe to the one by whom the temptation comes!

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Mat 18:10

“See that you do not despise one of these little ones. For I tell you that in heaven their angels always see the face of my Father who is in heaven.fn

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Mat 18:23

“Therefore the kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who wished to settle accounts with his servants.fn

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Mat 19:12

For there are eunuchs who have been so from birth, and there are eunuchs who have been made eunuchs by men, and there are eunuchs who have made themselves eunuchs for the sake of the kingdom of heaven. Let the one who is able to receive this receive it.”

Tools specific to Mat 19:24

Mat 19:24

Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter the kingdom of God.”

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Mat 21:4

This took place to fulfill what was spoken by the prophet, saying,

Tools specific to Mat 21:25

Mat 21:25

The baptism of John, from where did it come? From heaven or from man?” And they discussed it among themselves, saying, “If we say, ‘From heaven,’ he will say to us, ‘Why then did you not believe him?’

Tools specific to Mat 21:43

Mat 21:43

Therefore I tell you, the kingdom of God will be taken away from you and given to a people producing its fruits.

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Mat 23:14

Tools specific to Mat 23:34

Mat 23:34

Therefore I send you prophets and wise men and scribes, some of whom you will kill and crucify, and some you will flog in your synagogues and persecute from town to town,

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Mat 24:9

“Then they will deliver you up to tribulation and put you to death, and you will be hated by all nations for my name’s sake.

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Mat 24:12

And because lawlessness will be increased, the love of many will grow cold.

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Mat 24:15

“So when you see the abomination of desolation spoken of by the prophet Daniel, standing in the holy place (let the reader understand),

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Mat 24:22

And if those days had not been cut short, no human being would be saved. But for the sake of the elect those days will be cut short.

Tools specific to Mat 24:44

Mat 24:44

Therefore you also must be ready, for the Son of Man is coming at an hour you do not expect.

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Mat 27:9

Then was fulfilled what had been spoken by the prophet Jeremiah, saying, “And they took the thirty pieces of silver, the price of him on whom a price had been set by some of the sons of Israel,

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Mat 27:18

For he knew that it was out of envy that they had delivered him up.

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Mat 27:19

Besides, while he was sitting on the judgment seat, his wife sent word to him, “Have nothing to do with that righteous man, for I have suffered much because of him today in a dream.”

Search Results Continued...

1. Mat 1:22–Mat 27:19

2. Mar 2:1–Luk 19:11

3. Luk 19:23–Jhn 19:11

4. Jhn 19:42–Rom 1:26

5. Rom 2:16–Rom 15:4

6. Rom 15:9–2Co 8:18

7. 2Co 9:11–Phl 3:7

8. Phl 3:8–Heb 4:6

9. Heb 5:3–1Jo 4:9

10. 2Jo 1:2–Rev 20:4

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