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Lexicon :: Strong's G2992 - laos

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laos (Key)
lah-os' (Key)
Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Apparently a primary word
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 4:29,499

Trench's Synonyms: xcviii. λαός, ἕθνος, δῆμος, ὄχλος.

Strong’s Definitions

λαός laós, lah-os'; apparently a primary word; a people (in general; thus differing from G1218, which denotes one's own populace):—people.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 143x

The KJV translates Strong's G2992 in the following manner: people (143x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 143x
The KJV translates Strong's G2992 in the following manner: people (143x).
  1. a people, people group, tribe, nation, all those who are of the same stock and language

  2. of a great part of the population gathered together anywhere

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
λαός laós, lah-os'; apparently a primary word; a people (in general; thus differing from G1218, which denotes one's own populace):—people.
STRONGS NT 2992: λαός
λαός, λαοῦ, ((cf. Curtius, § 535)); the Sept. more than fifteen hundred times for עַם; rarely for גּוי and לְאֹם; (from Homer down); people;
1. a people, tribe, nation, all those who are of the same stock and language: universally, of any people; joined with γλῶσσα, φυλή, ἔθνος, Revelation 5:9; Revelation 7:9; Revelation 10:11; Revelation 11:9; Revelation 13:7 (Rec. omits); Revelation 14:6; 17:15 (see γλῶσσα, 2); πάντες οἱ λαοί. 2:31; Romans 15:11; especially of the people of Israel: Matthew 4:23; Matthew 13:15; Mark 7:6; Luke 2:10; John 11:50 (where it alternates with ἔθνος); John 18:14; Acts 3:23; Hebrews 2:17; Hebrews 7:11, etc.; with Ἰσραήλ added, Acts 4:10; distinguished from τοῖς ἔθνεσιν, Acts 26:17, 23; Romans 15:10; the plural λαοί Ἰσραήλ (R. V. the peoples of Isa.) seems to be used of the tribes of the people (like עַמִּים, Genesis 49:10; Deuteronomy 32:8; Isaiah 3:13, etc.) in Acts 4:27 (where the plural was apparently occasioned by Psalm 2:1 in its reference to Christ, cf. Acts 4:25); οἱ πρεσβύτεροι τοῦ λαοῦ, Matthew 21:23; Matthew 26:3, 47; Matthew 27:1; οἱ γραμματεῖς τοῦ λαοῦ, Matthew 2:4; οἱ πρῶτοι τοῦ λαοῦ, Luke 19:47; τό πρεσβυτέριον τοῦ λαοῦ, Luke 22:66; ἄρχοντες τοῦ λαοῦ, Acts 4:8. with a genitive of the possessor, τοῦ Θεοῦ, αὐτοῦ, μου (i. e. τοῦ Θεοῦ, Hebrew יְהוָה עַם, הָאֱלֹהִים עַם), the people whom God has chosen for himself, selected as peculiarly his own: Hebrews 11:25; Matthew 2:6; Luke 1:68; Luke 7:16; without the article Jude 1:5 (Sir. 46:7; Wis. 18:13); cf. Winer's Grammar, § 19, 1; the name is transferred to the community of Christians, as that which by the blessing of Christ has come to take the place of the theocratic people of Israel, Hebrews 4:9; Revelation 18:4; particularly to a church of Christians gathered from among the Gentiles, Acts 15:14; Romans 9:25ff; 1 Peter 2:10; with εἰς περιποίησιν added, 1 Peter 2:9; περιούσιος, Titus 2:14, cf. Acts 18:10; Luke 1:17. λαός the people (of Israel) is distinguished from its princes and rulers ((1 Esdr. 1:10 1 Esdr. 5:45; Judith 8:9, 11; etc.)), Matthew 26:5; Mark 11:32 (here WH Tr marginal reading read ὄχλος); Mark 14:2; Luke 20:19; Luke 22:2; Luke 23:5; Acts 5:26, etc.; from the priests, Hebrews 5:3; Hebrews 7:5, 27.
2. indefinitely, of a great part of the population gathered together anywhere: Matthew 27:25; Luke 1:21; Luke 3:15; Luke 7:1, 29; Luke 8:47; Luke 9:13; Luke 18:43, etc.; τό πλῆθος τοῦ λαοῦ, Luke 1:10. (The Gospels of Mark and John use the word but three times each. Synonym: see δῆμος, at the end)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2:4; 2:6; 4:23; 13:15; 21:23; 26:3; 26:5; 26:47; 27:1; 27:25
7:6; 11:32; 14:2
1:10; 1:17; 1:21; 1:68; 2:10; 3:15; 7:1; 7:16; 7:29; 8:47; 9:13; 18:43; 19:47; 20:19; 22:2; 22:66; 23:5
11:50; 18:14
3:23; 4:8; 4:10; 4:25; 4:27; 5:26; 15:14; 18:10; 26:17; 26:23
9:25; 15:10; 15:11
2:17; 4:9; 5:3; 7:5; 7:11; 7:27; 11:25
1 Peter
2:9; 2:10
5:9; 7:9; 10:11; 11:9; 13:7; 14:6; 17:15; 18:4

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2992 matches the Greek λαός (laos),
which occurs 143 times in 139 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Page 1 / 3 (Mat 1:21–Luk 23:13)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:21 - “And she will bring forth a Son, and you shall call His name JESUS, for He will save His people from their sins.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:4 - And when he had gathered all the chief priests and scribes of the people together, he inquired of them where the Christ was to be born.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:6 - ‘But you, Bethlehem, in the land of Judah,
Are not the least among the rulers of Judah;
For out of you shall come a Ruler
Who will shepherd My people Israel.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:16 - The people who sat in darkness have seen a great light,
And upon those who sat in the region and shadow of death
Light has dawned.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:23 - And Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing all kinds of sickness and all kinds of disease among the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:35 - Then Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every sickness and every disease among the people.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:15 - For the hearts of this people have grown dull.
Their ears
are hard of hearing,
And their eyes they have
Lest they should see with
their eyes and hear with their ears,
Lest they should understand with
their hearts and turn,
So that I
should[fn] heal them.’[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:8 - ‘These people draw near to Me with their mouth,
[fn] honor Me with their lips,
But their heart is far from Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:23 - Now when He came into the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people confronted Him as He was teaching, and said, “By what authority are You doing these things? And who gave You this authority?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:3 - Then the chief priests, the scribes,[fn] and the elders of the people assembled at the palace of the high priest, who was called Caiaphas,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:5 - But they said, “Not during the feast, lest there be an uproar among the people.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:47 - And while He was still speaking, behold, Judas, one of the twelve, with a great multitude with swords and clubs, came from the chief priests and elders of the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:1 - When morning came, all the chief priests and elders of the people plotted against Jesus to put Him to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:25 - And all the people answered and said, “His blood be on us and on our children.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:64 - “Therefore command that the tomb be made secure until the third day, lest His disciples come by night[fn] and steal Him away, and say to the people, ‘He has risen from the dead.’ So the last deception will be worse than the first.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:6 - He answered and said to them, “Well did Isaiah prophesy of you hypocrites, as it is written:

‘This people honors Me with their lips,
But their heart is far from Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 11:32 - “But if we say, ‘From men’ ”—they feared the people, for all counted John to have been a prophet indeed.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:2 - But they said, “Not during the feast, lest there be an uproar of the people.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:10 - And the whole multitude of the people was praying outside at the hour of incense.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:17 - “He will also go before Him in the spirit and power of Elijah, ‘to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children,’[fn] and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just, to make ready a people prepared for the Lord.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:21 - And the people waited for Zacharias, and marveled that he lingered so long in the temple.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:68 - “Blessed is the Lord God of Israel,
For He has visited and redeemed His people,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:77 - To give knowledge of salvation to His people
By the remission of their sins,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:10 - Then the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which will be to all people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:31 - Which You have prepared before the face of all peoples,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:32 - A light to bring revelation to the Gentiles,
And the glory of Your people Israel.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:15 - Now as the people were in expectation, and all reasoned in their hearts about John, whether he was the Christ or not,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:18 - And with many other exhortations he preached to the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:21 - When all the people were baptized, it came to pass that Jesus also was baptized; and while He prayed, the heaven was opened.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:17 - And He came down with them and stood on a level place with a crowd of His disciples and a great multitude of people from all Judea and Jerusalem, and from the seacoast of Tyre and Sidon, who came to hear Him and be healed of their diseases,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:1 - Now when He concluded all His sayings in the hearing of the people, He entered Capernaum.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:16 - Then fear came upon all, and they glorified God, saying, “A great prophet has risen up among us”; and, “God has visited His people.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:29 - And when all the people heard Him, even the tax collectors justified God, having been baptized with the baptism of John.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:47 - Now when the woman saw that she was not hidden, she came trembling; and falling down before Him, she declared to Him in the presence of all the people the reason she had touched Him and how she was healed immediately.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:13 - But He said to them, “You give them something to eat.” And they said, “We have no more than five loaves and two fish, unless we go and buy food for all these people.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:43 - And immediately he received his sight, and followed Him, glorifying God. And all the people, when they saw it, gave praise to God.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:47 - And He was teaching daily in the temple. But the chief priests, the scribes, and the leaders of the people sought to destroy Him,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:48 - and were unable to do anything; for all the people were very attentive to hear Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:1 - Now it happened on one of those days, as He taught the people in the temple and preached the gospel, that the chief priests and the scribes, together with the elders, confronted Him
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:6 - “But if we say, ‘From men,’ all the people will stone us, for they are persuaded that John was a prophet.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:9 - Then He began to tell the people this parable: “A certain man planted a vineyard, leased it to vinedressers, and went into a far country for a long time.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:19 - And the chief priests and the scribes that very hour sought to lay hands on Him, but they feared the people[fn]—for they knew He had spoken this parable against them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:26 - But they could not catch Him in His words in the presence of the people. And they marveled at His answer and kept silent.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:45 - Then, in the hearing of all the people, He said to His disciples,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:23 - “But woe to those who are pregnant and to those who are nursing babies in those days! For there will be great distress in the land and wrath upon this people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:38 - Then early in the morning all the people came to Him in the temple to hear Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:2 - And the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might kill Him, for they feared the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:66 - As soon as it was day, the elders of the people, both chief priests and scribes, came together and led Him into their council, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:5 - But they were the more fierce, saying, “He stirs up the people, teaching throughout all Judea, beginning from Galilee to this place.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:13 - Then Pilate, when he had called together the chief priests, the rulers, and the people,

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