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Lexicon :: Strong's G1656 - eleos

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ἔλεος
Transliteration
eleos
Pronunciation
e'-le-os (Key)
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Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of uncertain affinity
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:477,222

Trench's Synonyms: xlvii. χάρις, ἔλεος.
cvii. Additional Synonyms

Strong’s Definitions

ἔλεος éleos, el'-eh-os; of uncertain affinity; compassion (human or divine, especially active):—(+ tender) mercy.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 28x

The KJV translates Strong's G1656 in the following manner: mercy (28x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 28x
The KJV translates Strong's G1656 in the following manner: mercy (28x).
  1. mercy: kindness or good will towards the miserable and the afflicted, joined with a desire to help them

    1. of men towards men: to exercise the virtue of mercy, show one's self merciful

    2. of God towards men: in general providence; the mercy and clemency of God in providing and offering to men salvation by Christ

    3. the mercy of Christ, whereby at his return to judgment he will bless true Christians with eternal life

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἔλεος éleos, el'-eh-os; of uncertain affinity; compassion (human or divine, especially active):—(+ tender) mercy.
STRONGS NT 1656: ἔλεος
ἔλεος, -ου, , mercy: that of God toward sinners, Titus 3:5; ἔλεον λαμβάνειν, to receive i. e. experience, Hebrews 4:16; that of men: readiness to help those in trouble, Matthew 9:13 and Matthew 12:7 (from Hosea 6:6); Matthew 23:23. But in all these passages L T Tr WH have adopted the neuter form τὸ ἔλεος (which see), much more common in Hellenistic writings than the masculine ἔλεος, which is the only form in classic Greek [Sophocles (Lexicon, under the word) notes τὸ ἔλ. in Polybius 1, 88, 2; and Pape in Diodorus Siculus 3, 18 variant]. The Greek manuscripts of the O. T. also frequently waver between the two forms. Cf. [WHs Appendix, p. 158]; Winers Grammar, 66 (64); Buttmann, 22 (20).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Hosea
6:6
Matthew
9:13; 12:7; 23:23
Titus
3:5
Hebrews
4:16

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1656 matches the Greek ἔλεος (eleos),
which occurs 27 times in 26 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:13 - But go and learn what this means: ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice.’[fn] For I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:7 - If you had known what these words mean, ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice,’[fn] you would not have condemned the innocent.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:23 - “Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You give a tenth of your spices—mint, dill and cumin. But you have neglected the more important matters of the law—justice, mercy and faithfulness. You should have practiced the latter, without neglecting the former.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:50 - His mercy extends to those who fear him, from generation to generation.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:54 - He has helped his servant Israel, remembering to be merciful
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:58 - Her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had shown her great mercy, and they shared her joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:72 - to show mercy to our ancestors and to remember his holy covenant,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:78 - because of the tender mercy of our God, by which the rising sun will come to us from heaven
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:37 - The expert in the law replied, “The one who had mercy on him.” Jesus told him, “Go and do likewise.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 9:23 - What if he did this to make the riches of his glory known to the objects of his mercy, whom he prepared in advance for glory—
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 11:31 - so they too have now become disobedient in order that they too may now[fn] receive mercy as a result of God’s mercy to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:9 - and, moreover, that the Gentiles might glorify God for his mercy. As it is written: “Therefore I will praise you among the Gentiles; I will sing the praises of your name.”[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 6:16 - Peace and mercy to all who follow this rule—to[fn] the Israel of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 2:4 - But because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 1:2 - To Timothy my true son in the faith: Grace, mercy and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 1:2 - To Timothy, my dear son: Grace, mercy and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 1:16 - May the Lord show mercy to the household of Onesiphorus, because he often refreshed me and was not ashamed of my chains.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 1:18 - May the Lord grant that he will find mercy from the Lord on that day! You know very well in how many ways he helped me in Ephesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 3:5 - he saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy. He saved us through the washing of rebirth and renewal by the Holy Spirit,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 4:16 - Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 2:13 - because judgment without mercy will be shown to anyone who has not been merciful. Mercy triumphs over judgment.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 3:17 - But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:3 - Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
Unchecked Copy Box2Jo 1:3 - Grace, mercy and peace from God the Father and from Jesus Christ, the Father’s Son, will be with us in truth and love.
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:2 - Mercy, peace and love be yours in abundance.
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:21 - keep yourselves in God’s love as you wait for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to bring you to eternal life.
 
 
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