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Lexicon :: Strong's G2778 - kēnsos

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κῆνσος
Transliteration
kēnsos
Pronunciation
kā'n-sos (Key)
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of Latin origin
mGNT
4x in 2 unique form(s)
TR
4x in 2 unique form(s)
LXX
0x in 0 unique form(s)
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Strong’s Definitions

κῆνσος kēnsos, kane'-sos; of Latin origin; properly, an enrollment ("census"), i.e. (by implication) a tax:—tribute.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's G2778 in the following manner: tribute (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's G2778 in the following manner: tribute (4x).
  1. census (among the Romans, denoting a register and valuation of property in accordance with which taxes were paid), in the NT the tax or tribute levied on individuals and to be paid yearly. (our capitation or poll tax)

  2. the coin with which the tax is paid, tribute money

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κῆνσος kēnsos, kane'-sos; of Latin origin; properly, an enrollment ("census"), i.e. (by implication) a tax:—tribute.
STRONGS NT 2778: κῆνσος
κῆνσος, κήνσου, , the Latin wordcensus (among the Romans, denoting a register and valuation of property in accordance with which taxes were paid), in the N. T. (as in Cod. Just. 4, 47) the tax or tribute levied on individuals and to be paid yearly (Hesychius κῆνσος. εἶδος νομισματος, ἐπικεφάλαιον, our capitation or poll tax): Matthew 17:25; Matthew 22:17; Mark 12:14; τό νόμισμα τοῦ κήνσου, the coin with which the tax is paid, tribute money, Matthew 22:19.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
17:25; 22:17; 22:19
Mark
12:14

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2778 matches the Greek κῆνσος (kēnsos),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 17:25 - He saith, Yes. And when he was come into the house, Jesus prevented him, saying, What thinkest thou, Simon? of whom do the kings of the earth take custom or tribute? G2778 of their own children, or of strangers?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:17 - Tell us therefore, What thinkest thou? Is it lawful to give tribute G2778 unto Caesar, or not?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:19 - Shew me the tribute G2778 money. And they brought unto him a penny.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:14 - And when they were come, they say unto him, Master, we know that thou art true, and carest for no man: for thou regardest not the person of men, but teachest the way of God in truth: Is it lawful to give tribute G2778 to Caesar, or not?
 
 
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