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Lexicon :: Strong's G1654 - eleēmosynē

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ἐλεημοσύνη
Transliteration
eleēmosynē
Pronunciation
e-le-ā-mo-sü'-nā (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:485,222

Strong’s Definitions

ἐλεημοσύνη eleēmosýnē, el-eh-ay-mos-oo'-nay; from G1656; compassionateness, i.e. (as exercised towards the poor) beneficence, or (concretely) a benefaction:—alms(-deeds).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x

The KJV translates Strong's G1654 in the following manner: alms (13x), almsdeeds (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x
The KJV translates Strong's G1654 in the following manner: alms (13x), almsdeeds (1x).
  1. mercy, pity

    1. esp. as exhibited in giving alms, charity

  2. the benefaction itself, a donation to the poor, alms

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἐλεημοσύνη eleēmosýnē, el-eh-ay-mos-oo'-nay; from G1656; compassionateness, i.e. (as exercised towards the poor) beneficence, or (concretely) a benefaction:—alms(-deeds).
STRONGS NT 1654: ἐλεημοσύνη
ἐλεημοσύνη, -ης, , (ἐλεήμων), Sept. for חֶסֶד and צְדָקָה (see δικαιοσύνη, 1 b.);
1. mercy, pity (Callimachus in Del. 152; Isaiah 38:18; Sir. 17:22 (Sir 17:24), etc.), especially as exhibited in giving alms, charity: Matthew 6:4; ποιεῖν ἐλεημοσύνην, to practise the virtue of mercy or beneficence, to show one's compassion, [A. V. do alms], (cf. the similar phrases δικαιοσύνην, ἀλήθειαν, etc. ποιεῖν), Matthew 6:1 Rec., 2, 3, (Sir. 7:10; Tobit 4:7; Tobit 12:8, etc.; for חֶסֶד עָשָׂה, Genesis 47:29); ἐλεημοσύνας, acts of beneficence, benefactions [cf. Winers Grammar, 176 (166); Buttmann, 77 (67)], Acts 10:2; εἴς τινα, Acts 24:17. Hence,
2. the benefaction itself, a donation to the poor, alms, (the German Almosen [and the English alms] being [alike] a corruption of the Greek word): ἐλεημοσύνην διδόναι [(Diogenes Laërtius 5, 17)], Luke 11:41; Luke 12:33; αἰτεῖν, Acts 3:2; λαμβάνειν, Acts 3:3; πρὸς τὴν ἐλεημοσ. for (the purpose of asking) alms, Acts 3:10; plural, Acts 9:36; Acts 10:4, 31.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Genesis
47:29
Isaiah
38:18
Matthew
6:1; 6:4
Luke
11:41; 12:33
Acts
3:2; 3:3; 3:10; 9:36; 10:2; 10:4; 10:31; 24:17

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1654 matches the Greek ἐλεημοσύνη (eleēmosynē),
which occurs 14 times in 14 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:1 - “Take heed that you do not do your charitable deeds before men, to be seen by them. Otherwise you have no reward from your Father in heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:2 - “Therefore, when you do a charitable deed, do not sound a trumpet before you as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory from men. Assuredly, I say to you, they have their reward.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:3 - “But when you do a charitable deed, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:4 - “that your charitable deed may be in secret; and your Father who sees in secret will Himself reward you openly.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:41 - “But rather give alms of such things as you have; then indeed all things are clean to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:33 - “Sell what you have and give alms; provide yourselves money bags which do not grow old, a treasure in the heavens that does not fail, where no thief approaches nor moth destroys.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 3:2 - And a certain man lame from his mother’s womb was carried, whom they laid daily at the gate of the temple which is called Beautiful, to ask alms from those who entered the temple;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 3:3 - who, seeing Peter and John about to go into the temple, asked for alms.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 3:10 - Then they knew that it was he who sat begging alms at the Beautiful Gate of the temple; and they were filled with wonder and amazement at what had happened to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:36 - At Joppa there was a certain disciple named Tabitha, which is translated Dorcas. This woman was full of good works and charitable deeds which she did.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:2 - a devout man and one who feared God with all his household, who gave alms generously to the people, and prayed to God always.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:4 - And when he observed him, he was afraid, and said, “What is it, lord?” So he said to him, “Your prayers and your alms have come up for a memorial before God.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:31 - “and said, ‘Cornelius, your prayer has been heard, and your alms are remembered in the sight of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:17 - “Now after many years I came to bring alms and offerings to my nation,
 
 
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