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Lexicon :: Strong's G2310 - themelios

θεμέλιος
Transliteration
themelios
Pronunciation
the-me'-lē-os (Key)
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
From a derivative of τίθημι (G5087)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:63,322

Strong’s Definitions

θεμέλιος themélios, them-el'-ee-os; from a derivative of G5087; something put down, i.e. a substruction (of a building, etc.), (literally or figuratively):—foundation.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x

The KJV translates Strong's G2310 in the following manner: foundation (16x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x
The KJV translates Strong's G2310 in the following manner: foundation (16x).
  1. laid down as a foundation, the foundation (of a building, wall, city)

  2. metaph. the foundations, beginnings, first principals

    1. of institution or system of truth

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
θεμέλιος themélios, them-el'-ee-os; from a derivative of G5087; something put down, i.e. a substruction (of a building, etc.), (literally or figuratively):—foundation.
STRONGS NT 2310: θεμέλιος
θεμέλιος, θεμέλιον (θέμα (i. e. thing laid down)), laid down as a foundation, belonging to a foundation (Diodorus 5, 66; θεμέλιοι λίθοι, Aristophanes av. 1137); generally as a substantive, θεμέλιος (namely, λίθος) (1 Corinthians 3:11; 2 Timothy 2:19; Revelation 21:19), and τό θεμέλιον (rarely so in Greek writings, as (Aristotle, phys. auscult. 2, 9, p. 200a, 4); Pausanias, 8, 32, 1; (others)), the foundation (of a building, wall, city): properly, Luke 6:49; τιθέναι θεμέλιον, Luke 6:48; Luke 14:29; plural οἱ θεμέλιοι (chiefly so in Greek writings), Hebrews 11:10; Revelation 21:14, 19; neuter τό θεμέλια, Acts 16:26 (and often in the Sept.); metaphorically, the foundations, beginnings, first principles, of an institution or system of truth: 1 Corinthians 3:10, 12; the rudiments, first principles, of Christian life and knowledge, Hebrews 6:1 (μετανοίας genitive of apposition (Winer's Grammar, 531 (494))); a course of instruction begun by a teacher, Romans 15:20; Christ is called the θεμέλιος, i. e. faith in him, which is like a foundation laid in the soul on which is built up the fuller and richer knowledge of saving truth, 1 Corinthians 3:11; τῶν ἀποστόλων (genitive of apposition, on account of what follows: ὄντος... Χριστοῦ (others say genitive of origin, see ἐποικοδομέω; cf. Winer's Grammar, § 30, 1; Meyer or Ellicott at the passage)), of the apostles as preachers of salvation, upon which foundation the Christian church has been built, Ephesians 2:20; a solid and stable spiritual possession, on which resting as on a foundation they may strive to lay hold on eternal life, 1 Timothy 6:19; the church is apparently called θεμέλιος as the foundation of the 'city of God,' 2 Timothy 2:19, cf. 2 Timothy 2:20 and 1 Timothy 3:15. (the Sept. several times also for אַרְמון, a palace, Isaiah 25:2; Jeremiah 6:5; Amos 1:4, etc.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Isaiah
25:2
Jeremiah
6:5
Amos
1:4
Luke
6:48; 6:49; 14:29
Acts
16:26
Romans
15:20
1 Corinthians
3:10; 3:11; 3:11; 3:12
Ephesians
2:20
1 Timothy
3:15; 6:19
2 Timothy
2:19; 2:19; 2:20
Hebrews
6:1; 11:10
Revelation
21:14; 21:19; 21:19

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2310 matches the Greek θεμέλιος (themelios),
which occurs 19 times in 15 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:48 - he is like a man building a house, who [fn]dug deep and laid a foundation G2310 on the rock; and when a flood occurred, the [fn]torrent burst against that house and could not shake it, because it had been well built.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:49 - “But the one who has heard and has not acted accordingly, is like a man who built a house on the ground without any foundation; G2310 and the [fn]torrent burst against it and immediately it collapsed, and the ruin of that house was great.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:29 - “Otherwise, when he has laid a foundation G2310 and is not able to finish, all who observe it begin to ridicule him,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:26 - and suddenly there came a great earthquake, so that the foundations G2310 of the prison house were shaken; and immediately all the doors were opened and everyone’s chains were unfastened.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:20 - And thus I aspired to preach the gospel, not where Christ was already named, so that I would not build on another man’s foundation; G2310
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:10 - According to the grace of God which was given to me, like a wise master builder I laid a foundation, G2310 and another is building on it. But each man must be careful how he builds on it.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:11 - For no man can lay a foundation G2310 other than the one which is laid, which is Jesus Christ.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:12 - Now if any man builds on the foundation G2310 with gold, silver, [fn]precious stones, wood, hay, straw,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 2:20 - having been built on the foundation G2310 of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus Himself being the corner stone,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:19 - storing up for themselves the treasure of a good foundation G2310 for the future, so that they may take hold of that which is life indeed.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:19 - Nevertheless, the firm foundation G2310 of God stands, having this seal, “The Lord knows those who are His,” and, “Everyone who names the name of the Lord is to abstain from wickedness.”
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 6:1 - Therefore leaving the [fn]elementary teaching about the [fn]Christ, let us press on to [fn]maturity, not laying again a foundation G2310 of repentance from dead works and of faith toward God,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:10 - for he was looking for the city which has foundations, G2310 whose architect and builder is God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:14 - And the wall of the city had twelve foundation G2310 stones, G2310 and on them were the twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:19 - The foundation G2310 stones G2310 of the city wall were adorned with every kind of precious stone. The first foundation G2310 stone G2310 was jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, chalcedony; the fourth, emerald;

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