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Lexicon :: Strong's G2244 - hēlikia

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ἡλικία
Transliteration
hēlikia
Pronunciation
hā-lē-kē'-ä (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From the same as ἡλίκος (G2245)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:941,308

Strong’s Definitions

ἡλικία hēlikía, hay-lik-ee'-ah; from the same as G2245; maturity (in years or size):—age, stature.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x

The KJV translates Strong's G2244 in the following manner: stature (5x), age (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x
The KJV translates Strong's G2244 in the following manner: stature (5x), age (3x).
  1. age, time of life

    1. age, term or length of life

    2. adult age, maturity

    3. suitable age for anything

    4. metaph. of an attained state fit for a thing

  2. stature, i.e in height and comeliness of stature

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἡλικία hēlikía, hay-lik-ee'-ah; from the same as G2245; maturity (in years or size):—age, stature.
STRONGS NT 2244: ἡλικία
ἡλικία, -ας, , (ἧλιξ mature, of full age, Homer, Odyssey 18, 373 [others of the same age; cf. Ebeling, Lex. Homer under the word; Pape Lexicon under the word]); from Homer down;
1. age, time of life;
a. universally: Matthew 6:27; Luke 12:25, [in these passages, 'term or length of life'; but others refer them to 2 below; see Field, Otium Norv. Pars iii., p. 4; James Morison, Commentary on Matthew, the passage cited] cf. πῆχυς, and DeWette, Meyer, Bleek on Matthew, the passage cited; παρὰ καιρὸν ἡλικίας, beyond the proper stage of life [A. V. past age], Hebrews 11:11 (2 Macc. 4:40; 4 Macc. 5:4).
b. adult age, maturity: ἔχειν ἡλικίαν [A. V. to be of age], John 9:21, 23.
c. suitable age for anything; with the genitive of the thing for which it is fit: τοῦ γάμου, Demosthenes; τοῦ ἤδη φρονεῖν, Plato, Eryx., p. 396 b.; metaphorically, of an attained state of mind fit for a thing: τοῦ πληρώματος τοῦ Χριστοῦ, the age in which we are fitted to receive the fullness (see πλήρωμα, 1) of Christ, Ephesians 4:13 [others refer this to 2; cf. Ellicott, in the place cited].
2. stature (Demosthenes, Plutarch, others): τῇ ἡλικία μικρός, Luke 19:3; προκόπτειν ἡλικίᾳ, i. e. in height and comeliness of stature (Bengel, justam proceritatem nactus est et decoram), Luke 2:52; cf. Meyer, Bleek, at the passage.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
6:27
Luke
2:52; 12:25; 19:3
John
9:21; 9:23
Ephesians
4:13
Hebrews
11:11

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2244 matches the Greek ἡλικία (hēlikia),
which occurs 8 times in 8 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:27 - “Which of you by worrying can add one cubit to his stature?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:52 - And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and men.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:25 - “And which of you by worrying can add one cubit to his stature?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:3 - And he sought to see who Jesus was, but could not because of the crowd, for he was of short stature.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:21 - “but by what means he now sees we do not know, or who opened his eyes we do not know. He is of age; ask him. He will speak for himself.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:23 - Therefore his parents said, “He is of age; ask him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:13 - till we all come to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to a perfect man, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ;
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:11 - By faith Sarah herself also received strength to conceive seed, and she bore a child[fn] when she was past the age, because she judged Him faithful who had promised.
 
 
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