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Lexicon :: Strong's G2310 - themelios

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θεμέλιος
Transliteration
themelios
Pronunciation
the-me'-lē-os (Key)
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Part of Speech
noun
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 principles

    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 16 times in 15 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:48 - “He is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid the foundation on the rock. And when the flood arose, the stream beat vehemently against that house, and could not shake it, for it was founded on the rock.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:49 - “But he who heard and did nothing is like a man who built a house on the earth without a foundation, against which the stream beat vehemently; and immediately it fell.[fn] And the ruin of that house was great.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:29 - “lest, after he has laid the foundation, and is not able to finish, all who see it begin to mock him,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:26 - Suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken; and immediately all the doors were opened and everyone’s chains were loosed.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:20 - And so I have made it my aim to preach the gospel, not where Christ was named, lest I should build on another man’s foundation,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:10 - According to the grace of God which was given to me, as a wise master builder I have laid the foundation, and another builds on it. But let each one take heed how he builds on it.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:11 - For no other foundation can anyone lay than that which is laid, which is Jesus Christ.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:12 - Now if anyone builds on this foundation with gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, straw,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 2:20 - having been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ Himself being the chief cornerstone,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:19 - storing up for themselves a good foundation for the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:19 - Nevertheless the solid foundation of God stands, having this seal: “The Lord knows those who are His,” and, “Let everyone who names the name of Christ[fn] depart from iniquity.”
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 6:1 - Therefore, leaving the discussion of the elementary principles of Christ, let us go on to perfection, not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works and of faith toward God,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:10 - for he waited for the city which has foundations, whose builder and maker is God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:14 - Now the wall of the city had twelve foundations, and on them were the names[fn] of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:19 - The foundations of the wall of the city were adorned with all kinds of precious stones: the first foundation was jasper, the second sapphire, the third chalcedony, the fourth emerald,
 
 
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