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Lexicon :: Strong's G2356 - thrēskeia

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θρησκεία
Transliteration
thrēskeia
Pronunciation
thrā-skā'-ä (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From a derivative of θρησκός (G2357)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:155,337

Strong’s Definitions

θρησκεία thrēskeía, thrace-ki'-ah; from a derivative of G2357; ceremonial observance:—religion, worshipping.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's G2356 in the following manner: religion (3x), worshipping (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's G2356 in the following manner: religion (3x), worshipping (1x).
  1. religious worship

    1. esp. external, that which consists of ceremonies

      1. religious discipline, religion

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
θρησκεία thrēskeía, thrace-ki'-ah; from a derivative of G2357; ceremonial observance:—religion, worshipping.
STRONGS NT 2356: θρησκεία
θρησκεία Tdf. θρησκια (see Iota) (a later word; Ionic θρησκιη in Herodotus (2, 18. 37)), θρησκείας, (from θρησκεύω, and this from θρησκός, which see; hence, apparently primarily fear of the gods); religious worship, especially external, that which consists in ceremonies: hence, in plural θρησκιας ἐπιτελεῖν μυριάς, Herodotus 2, 37; καθιστας ἁγνείας τέ καί θρησκείας καί καθαρμους, Dionysius Halicarnassus 2, 63; universally, religious worship, James 1:26f; with the genitive of the object (Winer's Grammar, 187 (176)) τῶν ἀγγέλων, Colossians 2:18 (τῶν εἰδώλων, Wis. 14:27; τῶν δαιμον´ων, Eusebius, h. e. 6, 41, 2; τῶν θεῶν, ibid. 9, 9, 14; τοῦ Θεοῦ, Herodian, 4, 8, 17 (7 edition, Bekker); often in Josephus (cf. Krebs, Observations, etc., p. 339f); Clement of Rome, 1 Cor. 45, 7 [ET]); religious discipline, religion: ἡμετέρα θρησκεία, of Judaism, Acts 26:5 (τήν ἐμήν θρησκειαν καταλιπών, put into the mouth of God by Josephus, Antiquities 8, 11, 1; with the genitive of the subjunctive τῶν Ἰουδαίων, 4 Macc. 5:6, 13 (12); Josephus, Antiquities 12, 5, 4; θρησκεία κοσμικη, i. e. worthy to be embraced by all nations, a world religion, b. j. 4, 5, 2; piety, περί τόν Θεόν, Antiquities 1, 13, 1; κατά τήν ἔμφυτον θρησκειαν τῶν βαρβάρων πρός τό βασιλικόν ὄνομα, Chariton 7, 6, p. 165, 18 edition, Reiske; of the reverence of Antiochus the Pious for the Jewish religion, Josephus, Antiquities 13, 8, 2). Cf. Grimm on 4 Macc. 5:6; (especially Trench, § xlviii.).
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Acts
26:5
Colossians
2:18
James
1:26

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2356 matches the Greek θρησκεία (thrēskeia),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:5 - They have known for a long time, if they are willing to testify, that according to the strictest party of our religion I have lived as a Pharisee.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 2:18 - Let no one disqualify you, insisting on asceticism and worship of angels, going on in detail about visions,[fn] puffed up without reason by his sensuous mind,
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:26 - If anyone thinks he is religious and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his heart, this person’s religion is worthless.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:27 - Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.
 
 
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