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Lexicon :: Strong's G1658 - eleutheros

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ἐλεύθερος
Transliteration
eleutheros
Pronunciation
e-lyü'-the-ros (Key)
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably from the alternate of ἔρχομαι (G2064)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:487,224

Strong’s Definitions

ἐλεύθερος eleútheros, el-yoo'-ther-os; probably from the alternate of G2064; unrestrained (to go at pleasure), i.e. (as a citizen) not a slave (whether freeborn or manumitted), or (genitive case) exempt (from obligation or liability):—free (man, woman), at liberty.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x

The KJV translates Strong's G1658 in the following manner: free (18x), free woman (3x), at liberty (1x), free man (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x
The KJV translates Strong's G1658 in the following manner: free (18x), free woman (3x), at liberty (1x), free man (1x).
  1. freeborn

    1. in a civil sense, one who is not a slave

    2. of one who ceases to be a slave, freed, manumitted

  2. free, exempt, unrestrained, not bound by an obligation

  3. in an ethical sense: free from the yoke of the Mosaic Law

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἐλεύθερος eleútheros, el-yoo'-ther-os; probably from the alternate of G2064; unrestrained (to go at pleasure), i.e. (as a citizen) not a slave (whether freeborn or manumitted), or (genitive case) exempt (from obligation or liability):—free (man, woman), at liberty.
STRONGS NT 1658: ἐλεύθερος
ἐλεύθερος, -έρα, -ερον, (ΕΛΕΥΘΩ equivalent to ἔρχομαι [so Curtius, p. 497, after Etym. Magn. 329, 43; Suidas col. 1202 a., Gaisf. edition; but others besides, cf. Vanicek, p. 61]; hence, properly, one who can go whither he pleases), [from Homer down], Sept. for חָפְשִׁי, free;
1. freeborn; in a civil sense, one who is not a slave: John 8:33; 1 Corinthians 7:22; 1 Corinthians 12:13; Galatians 3:28; Ephesians 6:8; Colossians 3:11; Revelation 6:15; Revelation 13:16; Revelation 19:18; feminine, Galatians 4:22f, 30f. (opposed to παιδίσκη); of one who ceases to be a slave, freed, manumitted: γίνεσθαι ἐλεύθερον, 1 Corinthians 7:21.
2. free, exempt, unrestrained, not bound by an obligation: 1 Corinthians 9:1; ἐκ πάντων (see ἐκ, I. 6 at the end), 1 Corinthians 9:19; ἀπό τινος, free from i. e. no longer under obligation to, so that one may now do what was formerly forbidden by the person or thing to which he was bound, Romans 7:3 [cf. Winers Grammar, 196f (185); Buttmann, 157f (138), 269 (231)]; followed by an infinitive [Winers Grammar, 319 (299); Buttmann, 260 (224)], ἐλευθέρα ἐστὶν... γαμηθῆναι she is free to be married, has liberty to marry, 1 Corinthians 7:39; exempt from paying tribute or tax, Matthew 17:26.
3. in an ethical sense: free from the yoke of the Mosaic law, Galatians 4:26; 1 Peter 2:16; from the bondage of sin, John 8:36; left to one's own will and pleasure, with the dative of respect, τῇ δικαιοσύνῃ, so far as relates to righteousness, as respects righteousness, Romans 6:20 (Winers Grammar, § 31, 1 k.; Buttmann, § 133, 12).
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
17:26
John
8:33; 8:36
Romans
6:20; 7:3
1 Corinthians
7:21; 7:22; 7:39; 9:1; 9:19; 12:13
Galatians
3:28; 4:22; 4:26; 4:30
Ephesians
6:8
Colossians
3:11
1 Peter
2:16
Revelation
6:15; 13:16; 19:18

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1658 matches the Greek ἐλεύθερος (eleutheros),
which occurs 23 times in 23 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 17:26 - Peter said to Him, “From strangers.” Jesus said to him, “Then the sons are free.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:33 - They answered Him, “We are Abraham’s descendants, and have never been in bondage to anyone. How can You say, ‘You will be made free’?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:36 - “Therefore if the Son makes you free, you shall be free indeed.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 6:20 - For when you were slaves of sin, you were free in regard to righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:3 - So then if, while her husband lives, she marries another man, she will be called an adulteress; but if her husband dies, she is free from that law, so that she is no adulteress, though she has married another man.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:21 - Were you called while a slave? Do not be concerned about it; but if you can be made free, rather use it.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:22 - For he who is called in the Lord while a slave is the Lord’s freedman. Likewise he who is called while free is Christ’s slave.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:39 - A wife is bound by law as long as her husband lives; but if her husband dies, she is at liberty to be married to whom she wishes, only in the Lord.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:1 - Am I not an apostle? Am I not free? Have I not seen Jesus Christ our Lord? Are you not my work in the Lord?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:19 - For though I am free from all men, I have made myself a servant to all, that I might win the more;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:13 - For by one Spirit we were all baptized into one body—whether Jews or Greeks, whether slaves or free—and have all been made to drink into[fn] one Spirit.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:28 - There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:22 - For it is written that Abraham had two sons: the one by a bondwoman, the other by a freewoman.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:23 - But he who was of the bondwoman was born according to the flesh, and he of the freewoman through promise,
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:26 - but the Jerusalem above is free, which is the mother of us all.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:30 - Nevertheless what does the Scripture say? “Cast out the bondwoman and her son, for the son of the bondwoman shall not be heir with the son of the freewoman.”[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:31 - So then, brethren, we are not children of the bondwoman but of the free.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:8 - knowing that whatever good anyone does, he will receive the same from the Lord, whether he is a slave or free.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:11 - where there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcised nor uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave nor free, but Christ is all and in all.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:16 - as free, yet not using liberty as a cloak for vice, but as bondservants of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:15 - And the kings of the earth, the great men, the rich men, the commanders,[fn] the mighty men, every slave and every free man, hid themselves in the caves and in the rocks of the mountains,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:16 - He causes all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and slave, to receive a mark on their right hand or on their foreheads,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:18 - “that you may eat the flesh of kings, the flesh of captains, the flesh of mighty men, the flesh of horses and of those who sit on them, and the flesh of all people, free[fn] and slave, both small and great.”
 
 
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