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Lexicon :: Strong's G2048 - erēmos

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ἔρημος
Transliteration
erēmos
Pronunciation
e'-rā-mos (Key)
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
Of uncertain affinity
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:657,255

Strong’s Definitions

ἔρημος érēmos, er'-ay-mos; of uncertain affinity; lonesome, i.e. (by implication) waste (usually as a noun, G5561 being implied):—desert, desolate, solitary, wilderness.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 50x

The KJV translates Strong's G2048 in the following manner: wilderness (32x), desert (13x), desolate (4x), solitary (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 50x
The KJV translates Strong's G2048 in the following manner: wilderness (32x), desert (13x), desolate (4x), solitary (1x).
  1. solitary, lonely, desolate, uninhabited

    1. used of places

      1. a desert, wilderness

      2. deserted places, lonely regions

      3. an uncultivated region fit for pasturage

    2. used of persons

      1. deserted by others

      2. deprived of the aid and protection of others, especially of friends, acquaintances, kindred

      3. bereft

        1. of a flock deserted by the shepherd

        2. of a woman neglected by her husband, from whom the husband withholds himself

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἔρημος érēmos, er'-ay-mos; of uncertain affinity; lonesome, i.e. (by implication) waste (usually as a noun, G5561 being implied):—desert, desolate, solitary, wilderness.
STRONGS NT 2048: ἔρημος
ἔρημος, -ον, (in classic Greek also -ος, , -ον, cf. Winers Grammar § 11, 1; [Buttmann, 25 (23); on its accent cf. Chandler §§ 393, 394; Winer's Grammar, 52 (51)]);
1. adjective solitary, lonely, desolate, uninhabited: of places, Matthew 14:13, 15; Mark 1:35; Mark 6:32; Luke 4:42; Luke 9:10 [R G L], Luke 9:12; Acts 1:20, etc.; ὁδός, leading through a desert, Acts 8:26 (2 Samuel 2:24 Sept.), see Γάζα, under the end. of persons: deserted by others; deprived of the aid and protection of others, especially of friends, acquaintances, kindred; bereft; (so often by Greek writers of every age, as Aeschylus Ag. 862; Pers. 734; Aristophanes pax 112; ἔρημός τε καὶ ὑπὸ πάντων καταλειφθείς, Herodian, 2, 12, 12 [7 edition, Bekker]; of a flock deserted by the shepherd, Homer, Iliad 5, 140): γυνή, a woman neglected by her husband, from whom the husband withholds himself, Galatians 4:27, from Isaiah 54:1; of Jerusalem, bereft of Christ's presence, instruction and aid, Matthew 23:38 [L and WH texts omit]; Luke 13:35 Rec.; cf. Bleek, Erklär. d. drei ersten Evv. ii., p. 206 (cf. Baruch 4:19; Additions to Esther 8:27 (Esther 6:13); 2 Macc. 8:35).
2. a substantive, ἔρημος, namely, χώρα; Sept. often for מִדְבַּר; a desert, wilderness, (Herodotus 3, 102): Matthew 24:26; Revelation 12:6, 14; Revelation 17:3; αἱ ἔρημοι, desert places, lonely regions: Luke 1:80; Luke 5:16; Luke 8:29. an uncultivated region fit for pasturage, Luke 15:4. used of the desert of Judaea [cf. Winer's Grammar § 18, 1], Matthew 3:1; Mark 1:3; Luke 1:80; Luke 3:2, 4; John 1:23; of the desert of Arabia, Acts 7:30, 36, 38, 42, 44; 1 Corinthians 10:5; Hebrews 3:8, 17. Cf. Winers RWB under the word Wüste; Furrer in Sehenkel v. 680ff; [B. D., see under the words Desert and Wilderness (American edition)].
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2 Samuel
2:24
Esther
6:13
Isaiah
54:1
Matthew
3:1; 14:13; 14:15; 23:38; 24:26
Mark
1:3; 1:35; 6:32
Luke
1:80; 1:80; 3:2; 3:4; 4:42; 5:16; 8:29; 9:10; 9:12; 13:35; 15:4
John
1:23
Acts
1:20; 7:30; 7:36; 7:38; 7:42; 7:44; 8:26
1 Corinthians
10:5
Galatians
4:27
Hebrews
3:8; 3:17
Revelation
12:6; 12:14; 17:3

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2048 matches the Greek ἔρημος (erēmos),
which occurs 50 times in 50 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 3:1 - In those days John the Baptist came preaching in the wilderness of Judea,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 3:3 - For this is he who was spoken of by the prophet Isaiah, saying:

“The voice of one crying in the wilderness:
‘Prepare the way of the LORD;
Make His paths straight.’ ”
[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:1 - Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:7 - As they departed, Jesus began to say to the multitudes concerning John: “What did you go out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken by the wind?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:13 - When Jesus heard it, He departed from there by boat to a deserted place by Himself. But when the multitudes heard it, they followed Him on foot from the cities.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:15 - When it was evening, His disciples came to Him, saying, “This is a deserted place, and the hour is already late. Send the multitudes away, that they may go into the villages and buy themselves food.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:38 - “See! Your house is left to you desolate;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:26 - “Therefore if they say to you, ‘Look, He is in the desert!’ do not go out; or ‘Look, He is in the inner rooms!’ do not believe it.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:3 - “The voice of one crying in the wilderness:
‘Prepare the way of the LORD;
Make His paths straight.’ ”
[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:4 - John came baptizing in the wilderness and preaching a baptism of repentance for the remission of sins.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:12 - Immediately the Spirit drove Him into the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:13 - And He was there in the wilderness forty days, tempted by Satan, and was with the wild beasts; and the angels ministered to Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:35 - Now in the morning, having risen a long while before daylight, He went out and departed to a solitary place; and there He prayed.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:45 - However, he went out and began to proclaim it freely, and to spread the matter, so that Jesus could no longer openly enter the city, but was outside in deserted places; and they came to Him from every direction.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:31 - And He said to them, “Come aside by yourselves to a deserted place and rest a while.” For there were many coming and going, and they did not even have time to eat.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:32 - So they departed to a deserted place in the boat by themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:35 - When the day was now far spent, His disciples came to Him and said, “This is a deserted place, and already the hour is late.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:80 - So the child grew and became strong in spirit, and was in the deserts till the day of his manifestation to Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:2 - while Annas and Caiaphas were high priests,[fn] the word of God came to John the son of Zacharias in the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:4 - as it is written in the book of the words of Isaiah the prophet, saying:

“The voice of one crying in the wilderness:
‘Prepare the way of the LORD;
Make His paths straight.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:1 - Then Jesus, being filled with the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into[fn] the wilderness,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:42 - Now when it was day, He departed and went into a deserted place. And the crowd sought Him and came to Him, and tried to keep Him from leaving them;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:16 - So He Himself often withdrew into the wilderness and prayed.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:24 - When the messengers of John had departed, He began to speak to the multitudes concerning John: “What did you go out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken by the wind?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:29 - For He had commanded the unclean spirit to come out of the man. For it had often seized him, and he was kept under guard, bound with chains and shackles; and he broke the bonds and was driven by the demon into the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:10 - And the apostles, when they had returned, told Him all that they had done. Then He took them and went aside privately into a deserted place belonging to the city called Bethsaida.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:12 - When the day began to wear away, the twelve came and said to Him, “Send the multitude away, that they may go into the surrounding towns and country, and lodge and get provisions; for we are in a deserted place here.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:35 - “See! Your house is left to you desolate; and assuredly,[fn] I say to you, you shall not see Me until the time comes when you say, ‘Blessed is He who comes in the name of the LORD!’ ”[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:4 - “What man of you, having a hundred sheep, if he loses one of them, does not leave the ninety-nine in the wilderness, and go after the one which is lost until he finds it?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:23 - He said: “I am

‘The voice of one crying in the wilderness:
“Make straight the way of the LORD,” ’
[fn]
as the prophet Isaiah said.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:14 - “And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of Man be lifted up,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:31 - “Our fathers ate the manna in the desert; as it is written, ‘He gave them bread from heaven to eat.’ ”[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:49 - “Your fathers ate the manna in the wilderness, and are dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:54 - Therefore Jesus no longer walked openly among the Jews, but went from there into the country near the wilderness, to a city called Ephraim, and there remained with His disciples.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 1:20 - “For it is written in the Book of Psalms:

‘Let his dwelling place be desolate,
And let no one live in it’
;[fn]
and,

‘Let[fn] another take his office.’[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:30 - “And when forty years had passed, an Angel of the Lord[fn] appeared to him in a flame of fire in a bush, in the wilderness of Mount Sinai.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:36 - “He brought them out, after he had shown wonders and signs in the land of Egypt, and in the Red Sea, and in the wilderness forty years.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:38 - “This is he who was in the congregation in the wilderness with the Angel who spoke to him on Mount Sinai, and with our fathers, the one who received the living oracles to give to us,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:42 - “Then God turned and gave them up to worship the host of heaven, as it is written in the book of the Prophets:

‘Did you offer Me slaughtered animals and sacrifices during forty years in the wilderness,
O house of Israel?
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:44 - “Our fathers had the tabernacle of witness in the wilderness, as He appointed, instructing Moses to make it according to the pattern that he had seen,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:26 - Now an angel of the Lord spoke to Philip, saying, “Arise and go toward the south along the road which goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza.” This is desert.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:18 - “Now for a time of about forty years He put up with their ways in the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:38 - “Are you not the Egyptian who some time ago stirred up a rebellion and led the four thousand assassins out into the wilderness?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:5 - But with most of them God was not well pleased, for their bodies were scattered in the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:27 - For it is written:

“Rejoice, O barren,
You who do not bear!
Break forth and shout,
You who are not in labor!
For the desolate has many more children
Than she who has a husband.”
[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 3:8 - Do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion,
In the day of trial in the wilderness,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 3:17 - Now with whom was He angry forty years? Was it not with those who sinned, whose corpses fell in the wilderness?
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 12:6 - Then the woman fled into the wilderness, where she has a place prepared by God, that they should feed her there one thousand two hundred and sixty days.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 12:14 - But the woman was given two wings of a great eagle, that she might fly into the wilderness to her place, where she is nourished for a time and times and half a time, from the presence of the serpent.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:3 - So he carried me away in the Spirit into the wilderness. And I saw a woman sitting on a scarlet beast which was full of names of blasphemy, having seven heads and ten horns.
 
 
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