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Lexicon :: Strong's G1680 - elpis

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ἐλπίς
Transliteration
elpis
Pronunciation
el-pē's (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From a primary elpo (to anticipate, usually with pleasure)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:517,229

Trench's Synonyms: cvii. Additional Synonyms

Strong’s Definitions

ἐλπίς elpís, el-pece'; from a primary ἔλπω élpō (to anticipate, usually with pleasure); expectation (abstractly or concretely) or confidence:—faith, hope.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 54x

The KJV translates Strong's G1680 in the following manner: hope (53x), faith (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 54x
The KJV translates Strong's G1680 in the following manner: hope (53x), faith (1x).
  1. expectation of evil, fear

  2. expectation of good, hope

    1. in the Christian sense

      1. joyful and confident expectation of eternal salvation

  3. on hope, in hope, having hope

    1. the author of hope, or he who is its foundation

    2. the thing hoped for

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἐλπίς elpís, el-pece'; from a primary ἔλπω élpō (to anticipate, usually with pleasure); expectation (abstractly or concretely) or confidence:—faith, hope.
STRONGS NT 1680: ἐλπίς
ἐλπίς (sometimes written ἐλπίς; so WH in Romans 8:20; Tdf. in Acts 2:26; see (in 2 below, and) the references under the word ἀφειδον), ἐλπίδος, (ἔλπω to make to hope), the Sept. for בֶּטַח and מִבְטַח, trust; מַחְסֶה that in which one confides or to which he flees for refuge; תִּקְוָה expectation, hope; in the classics a vox media, i. e. expectation whether of good or of ill;
1. rarely in a bad sense, expectation of evil, fear; as, τῶν κακῶν ἐλπίς, Lucian, Tyrannic c. 3; τοῦ φοβοῦ ἐλπίς, Thucydides 7, 61; κακῇ ἐλπίς, Plato, rep. 1, p. 330 e. (cf. legg. 1, p. 644 c. at the end); πονηρά ἐλπίς Isaiah 28:19, the Sept.
2. much more frequent in the classics, and always in the N. T., in a good sense: expectation of good, hope; and in the Christian sense, joyful and confident expectation of eternal salvation: Acts 23:6; Acts 26:7; Romans 5:4; Romans 12:12; Romans 15:13; 1 Corinthians 13:13; 1 Peter 1:3; 1 Peter 3:15; ἀγαθή ἐλπίς (often in secular authors, as Plato, Phaedo 67 c.; plural ἐλπίδες ἀγαθαί, legg. 1, p. 649 b.; Xenophon, Ages. 1, 27), 2 Thessalonians 2:16; ἐλπίς βλεπομένη, hope whose object is seen, Romans 8:24; Θεός τῆς ἐλπίδος, God, the author of hope, Romans 15:13; πληροθορια τῆς ἐλπίδος, fullness, i. e. certainty and strength of hope, Hebrews 6:11; ὁμολογία τῆς ἐλπίδος, the confession of those things which we hope for, Hebrews 10:23; τό καύχημα τῆς ἐλπίδος hope wherein we glory, Hebrews 3:6; ἐπεισαγωγή κρείττονος ἐλπίδος, the bringing in of a better hope, Hebrews 7:19; ἐλπίς with the genitive of the subjunctive, Acts 28:20; 2 Corinthians 1:7 (6); Philippians 1:20; with the genitive of the object, Acts 27:20; Romans 5:2; 1 Corinthians 9:10; 1 Thessalonians 5:8; Titus 3:7; with the genitive of the thing on which the hope depends, ἐλπίς τῆς ἐργασίας αὐτῶν, Acts 16:19; τῆς κλήσεως, Ephesians 1:18; Ephesians 4:4; τοῦ εὐαγγελίου, Colossians 1:23; with the genitive of the person in whom hope is reposed, 1 Thessalonians 1:3 (cf. Buttmann, 155 (136)). ἐπ' (or ἐφ' — so Acts 2:26 L T; Romans 4:18 L; Rom 8:20 (Rom 8:21) T WH; cf. Scrivener, Introduction, etc., p. 565; (but see above, at the beginning)) ἐλπίδι, relying on hope, having hope, in hope (Euripides, Herc. fur. 804; Diodorus Siculus 13, 21; ἐπ' ἐλπίδι ἀγαθή, Xenophon, mem. 2, 1, 187 (Winers Grammar, 394 (368), cf. 425 (396); Buttmann, 337 (290)): Acts 2:26 (of a return to life); Romans 4:18; with the genitive of the thing hoped for added: ζωῆς αἰωνίου, Titus 1:2; τοῦ μετέχειν, 1 Corinthians 9:10 (G L T Tr WH); in hope, followed by ὅτι, Romans 8:20 (21) (but Tdf. reads διότι); on account of the hope, for the hope (Buttmann, 165 (144)), with the genitive of the thing on which the hope rests, Acts 26:6. παῥ ἐλπίδα, beyond, against, hope (Winer's Grammar, 404 (377)): Romans 4:18 (i. e. where the laws of nature left no room for hope). ἔχειν ἐλπίδα (often in Greek writings): Romans 15:4; 2 Corinthians 3:12; with an infinitive belonging to the person hoping, 2 Corinthians 10:15; ἐλπίδα ἔχειν εἰς (Tdf. πρός) Θεόν, followed by an accusative with an infinitive Acts 24:15 (εἰς Χριστόν ἔχειν, τάς ἐλπίδας, Acta Thomae § 28; (τήν ἐλπίδα εἰς τόν Ἰησοῦν ἐν τῷ πνεύματι ἔχοντες, the Epistle of Barnabas 11, 11 [ET])); ἐπί with the dative of person 1 John 3:3; ἐλπίδα μή ἔχοντες (of the heathen) having no hope (of salvation), Ephesians 2:12; 1 Thessalonians 4:13; ἐλπίς ἐστιν εἰς Θεόν, directed unto God, 1 Peter 1:21. By metonymy, it denotes a. the author of hope, or he who is its foundation, (often so in Greek authors, as Aeschylus choëph. 776; Thucydides 3, 57; (cf. Ignatius ad Eph. 21, 2 [ET]; ad Magn. 11 [ET] at the end; ad Philad. 11, 2 [ET]; ad Trall. inscr. and 2, 2 [ET], etc.)): 1 Timothy 1:1; 1 Thessalonians 2:19; with the genitive of object added, τῆς δόξης, Colossians 1:27.
b. the thing hoped for: προσδέχεσθαι τήν μακαρίαν ἐλπίδα, Titus 2:13; ἐλπίδα δικαιοσύνης ἀπεκδέχεσθαι, the thing hoped for, which is righteousness (cf. Meyer edition Sieffert at the passage), Galatians 5:5 (προσδοκῶν τάς ὑπό Θεοῦ ἐλπίδας, 2 Macc. 7:14); διά ἐλπίδα τήν ἀποκειμένην ἐν τοῖς οὐρανοῖς, Colossians 1:5; κρατῆσαι τῆς προκειμένης ἐλπίδος, Hebrews 6:18 (cf. Bleek at the passage). — Zöckler, De vi ac notlone vocis ἐλπίς in N. T. Gissae 1856.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Isaiah
28:19
Acts
2:26; 2:26; 2:26; 16:19; 23:6; 24:15; 26:6; 26:7; 27:20; 28:20
Romans
4:18; 4:18; 4:18; 5:2; 5:4; 8:20; 8:20; 8:20; 8:21; 8:24; 12:12; 15:4; 15:13; 15:13
1 Corinthians
9:10; 9:10; 13:13
2 Corinthians
1:7; 3:12; 10:15
Galatians
5:5
Ephesians
1:18; 2:12; 4:4
Philippians
1:20
Colossians
1:5; 1:23; 1:27
1 Thessalonians
1:3; 2:19; 4:13; 5:8
2 Thessalonians
2:16
1 Timothy
1:1
Titus
1:2; 2:13; 3:7
Hebrews
3:6; 6:11; 6:18; 7:19; 10:23
1 Peter
1:3; 1:21; 3:15
1 John
3:3

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1680 matches the Greek ἐλπίς (elpis),
which occurs 54 times in 48 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:26 - Therefore my heart rejoiced, and my tongue was glad;
Moreover my flesh also will rest in hope.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:19 - But when her masters saw that their hope of profit was gone, they seized Paul and Silas and dragged them into the marketplace to the authorities.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:6 - But when Paul perceived that one part were Sadducees and the other Pharisees, he cried out in the council, “Men and brethren, I am a Pharisee, the son of a Pharisee; concerning the hope and resurrection of the dead I am being judged!”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:15 - “I have hope in God, which they themselves also accept, that there will be a resurrection of the dead,[fn] both of the just and the unjust.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:6 - “And now I stand and am judged for the hope of the promise made by God to our fathers.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:7 - “To this promise our twelve tribes, earnestly serving God night and day, hope to attain. For this hope’s sake, King Agrippa, I am accused by the Jews.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 27:20 - Now when neither sun nor stars appeared for many days, and no small tempest beat on us, all hope that we would be saved was finally given up.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 28:20 - “For this reason therefore I have called for you, to see you and speak with you, because for the hope of Israel I am bound with this chain.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 4:18 - who, contrary to hope, in hope believed, so that he became the father of many nations, according to what was spoken, “So shall your descendants be.”[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:2 - through whom also we have access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:4 - and perseverance, character; and character, hope.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:5 - Now hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit who was given to us.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:20 - For the creation was subjected to futility, not willingly, but because of Him who subjected it in hope;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:24 - For we were saved in this hope, but hope that is seen is not hope; for why does one still hope for what he sees?
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:12 - rejoicing in hope, patient in tribulation, continuing steadfastly in prayer;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:4 - For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that we through the patience and comfort of the Scriptures might have hope.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:13 - Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:10 - Or does He say it altogether for our sakes? For our sakes, no doubt, this is written, that he who plows should plow in hope, and he who threshes in hope should be partaker of his hope.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:13 - And now abide faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is love.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:7 - And our hope for you is steadfast, because we know that as you are partakers of the sufferings, so also you will partake of the consolation.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 3:12 - Therefore, since we have such hope, we use great boldness of speech—
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 10:15 - not boasting of things beyond measure, that is, in other men’s labors, but having hope, that as your faith is increased, we shall be greatly enlarged by you in our sphere,
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:5 - For we through the Spirit eagerly wait for the hope of righteousness by faith.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:18 - the eyes of your understanding[fn] being enlightened; that you may know what is the hope of His calling, what are the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 2:12 - that at that time you were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope and without God in the world.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:4 - There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called in one hope of your calling;
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:20 - according to my earnest expectation and hope that in nothing I shall be ashamed, but with all boldness, as always, so now also Christ will be magnified in my body, whether by life or by death.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:5 - because of the hope which is laid up for you in heaven, of which you heard before in the word of the truth of the gospel,
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:23 - if indeed you continue in the faith, grounded and steadfast, and are not moved away from the hope of the gospel which you heard, which was preached to every creature under heaven, of which I, Paul, became a minister.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:27 - To them God willed to make known what are the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles: which[fn] is Christ in you, the hope of glory.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 1:3 - remembering without ceasing your work of faith, labor of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ in the sight of our God and Father,
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 2:19 - For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of rejoicing? Is it not even you in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at His coming?
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:13 - But I do not want you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning those who have fallen asleep, lest you sorrow as others who have no hope.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:8 - But let us who are of the day be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love, and as a helmet the hope of salvation.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 2:16 - Now may our Lord Jesus Christ Himself, and our God and Father, who has loved us and given us everlasting consolation and good hope by grace,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 1:1 - Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ, by the commandment of God our Savior and the Lord Jesus Christ, our hope,
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 1:2 - in hope of eternal life which God, who cannot lie, promised before time began,
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 2:13 - looking for the blessed hope and glorious appearing of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ,
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 3:7 - that having been justified by His grace we should become heirs according to the hope of eternal life.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 3:6 - but Christ as a Son over His own house, whose house we are if we hold fast the confidence and the rejoicing of the hope firm to the end.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 6:11 - And we desire that each one of you show the same diligence to the full assurance of hope until the end,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 6:18 - that by two immutable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we might[fn] have strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold of the hope set before us.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:19 - for the law made nothing perfect; on the other hand, there is the bringing in of a better hope, through which we draw near to God.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:23 - Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:3 - Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His abundant mercy has begotten us again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:21 - who through Him believe in God, who raised Him from the dead and gave Him glory, so that your faith and hope are in God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 3:15 - But sanctify the Lord God[fn] in your hearts, and always be ready to give a defense to everyone who asks you a reason for the hope that is in you, with meekness and fear;
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 3:3 - And everyone who has this hope in Him purifies himself, just as He is pure.
 
 
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