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Lexicon :: Strong's G2540 - kairos

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καιρός
Transliteration
kairos
Pronunciation
kī-ro's (Key)
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of uncertain affinity
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:455,389

Trench's Synonyms: lvii. χρόνος, καιρός.

Strong’s Definitions

καιρός kairós, kahee-ros'; of uncertain affinity; an occasion, i.e. set or proper time:—X always, opportunity, (convenient, due) season, (due, short, while) time, a while. Compare G5550.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 87x

The KJV translates Strong's G2540 in the following manner: time (64x), season (13x), opportunity (2x), due time (2x), always (with G1722) (with G3956) (2x), not translated (1x), miscellaneous (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 87x
The KJV translates Strong's G2540 in the following manner: time (64x), season (13x), opportunity (2x), due time (2x), always (with G1722) (with G3956) (2x), not translated (1x), miscellaneous (3x).
  1. due measure

  2. a measure of time, a larger or smaller portion of time, hence:

    1. a fixed and definite time, the time when things are brought to crisis, the decisive epoch waited for

    2. opportune or seasonable time

    3. the right time

    4. a limited period of time

    5. to what time brings, the state of the times, the things and events of time

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
καιρός kairós, kahee-ros'; of uncertain affinity; an occasion, i.e. set or proper time:—X always, opportunity, (convenient, due) season, (due, short, while) time, a while. Compare G5550.
STRONGS NT 2540: καιρός
καιρός, καιροῦ, (derived by some from κάρα or κάρη, τό, the head, summit (others besides; cf. Vanicek, p. 118)); the Sept. for עֵת and מועֵד; in Greek writings (from Hesiod down):
1. due measure; nowhere so in the Biblical writings.
2. a measure of time; a larger or smaller portion of time; hence,
a. universally, a fixed and definite time: Romans 13:11; 2 Corinthians 6:2; ὕστεροι καιροί, 1 Timothy 4:1; ἄχρι καιροῦ, up to a certain time, for a season, Luke 4:13 (but in ἄχρι, 1 b. referred apparently to b. below; cf. Fritzsche, Romans, i., p. 309f); Acts 13:11; πρός καιρόν, for a certain time only, for a season, Luke 8:13; 1 Corinthians 7:5; πρός καιρόν ὥρας, for the season of an hour, i. e. for a short season, 1 Thessalonians 2:17; κατά καιρόν, at certain seasons (from time to time), John 5:4 (R G L); at the (divinely) appointed time, Romans 5:6 (others bring this under b.); before the time appointed, Matthew 8:29; 1 Corinthians 4:5; ἔσται καιρός, ὅτε etc. 2 Timothy 4:3; ὀλίγον καιρόν ἔχει, a short time (in which to exercise his power) has been granted him, Revelation 12:12; ἐν ἐκείνῳ τῷ καιρῷ, Matthew 11:25; Matthew 12:1; Matthew 14:1; Ephesians 2:12; κατ' ἐκεῖνον τῷ καιρῷ, Acts 12:1; Acts 19:23; κατά τῷ καιρῷ τοῦτον, Romans 9:9; ἐν αὐτῷ τῷ καιρῷ Luke 13:1; ἐν καιρῷ, Acts 7:20; ἐν τῷ νῦν καιρῷ, Romans 3:26; Romans 11:5; 2 Corinthians 8:14 (13); ἐν παντί καιρῷ always, at every season (Aristotle, top. 3, 2, 4, p. 117{a}, 35), Luke 21:36; Ephesians 6:18; εἰς τινα καιρόν, 1 Peter 1:11. with the genitive of a thing, the time of etc. i. e. at which it will occur: τῆς ἐμῆς ἀναλύσεώς, 2 Timothy 4:6; τῆς ἐπισκοπῆς, 1 Peter 5:6 Lachmann; Luke 19:44; περιασμου, Luke 8:13; τοῦ ἄρξασθαι τό κρίμα, for judgment to begin, 1 Peter 4:17; καιροί τῶν λόγων, of the time when they shall be proved by the event, Luke 1:20; — or when a thing usually comes to pass: τοῦ θερισμοῦ, Matthew 13:30; τῶν καρπῶν, when the fruits ripen, Matthew 21:34, 41; σύκων, Mark 11:13. with the genitive of a person: καιποι ἐθνῶν, the time granted to the Gentiles, until God shall take vengeance on them, Luke 21:24; ἑαυτοῦ (T Tr WH αὐτοῦ) καιρῷ, the time when antichrist shall show himself openly, 2 Thessalonians 2:6; καιρός μου, the time appointed for my death, Matthew 26:18; τῶν νεκρῶν κριθῆναι, the time appointed for the dead to be recalled to life and judged, Revelation 11:18 (Buttmann, 260 (224)); ἐμός, ὑμέτερος, the time for appearing in public, appointed (by God) for me, for you, John 7:6, 8; καιρῷ ἰδίῳ, the time suited to the thing under consideration, at its proper time, Galatians 6:9; plural, 1 Timothy 2:6; 1 Timothy 6:15; Titus 1:3. καιρός alone, the time when things are brought to a crisis, the decisive epoch waited for: so of the time when the Messiah will visibly return from heaven, Mark 13:33; καιρός ἤγγικεν, Luke 21:8; ἐγγύς ἐστιν, Revelation 1:3; Revelation 22:10.
b. opportune or seasonable time: with verbs suggestive of the idea of advantage, καιρόν μεταλαμβάνειν, Acts 24:25; ἔχειν, Galatians 6:10 (Plutarch, Luc. 16); ἐξαγοράζεσθαι, Ephesians 5:16; Colossians 4:5, see ἐξαγοράζω, 2; followed by an infinitive, opportunity to do something, Hebrews 11:15; παρά καιρόν ἡλικίας, past the opportunity of life (A. V. past age), Hebrews 11:11 (simply παρά καιρόν, Pindar Ol. 8, 32; several times in Plato, cf. Ast, Platonic Lexicon, ii., p. 126).
c. the right time: ἐν καιρῷ (often in classical Greek), in due season, Matthew 24:45; Luke 12:42; Luke 20:10 R G L ((stereotype edition only)); 1 Peter 5:6; also καιρῷ, Luke 20:10 L T Tr WH; τό καιρῷ, Mark 12:2.
d. a (limited) period of time: (1 Corinthians 7:29); plural the periods prescribed by God to the nations, and bounded by their rise and fall, Acts 17:26; καιροί καρποφοροι, the seasons of the year in which the fruits grow and ripen, Acts 14:17 (cf. Genesis 1:14, the Sept.); καιρόν καί καιρούς καί ἥμισυ καιροῦ, a year and two years and six months (A. V. a time, and times, and half a time; cf. Winer's Grammar, § 27, 4), Revelation 12:14 (cf. 6; from Daniel 7:25; Daniel 12:7); stated seasons of the year solemnly kept by the Jews, and comprising several days, as the passover, pentecost, feast of tabernacles, Galatians 4:10 (2 Chronicles 8:13; cf. Baruch 1:14). in the divine arrangement of time adjusted to the economy of salvation: καιρός (πεπλήρωται), the preappointed period which according to the purpose of God must elapse before the divine kingdom could be founded by Christ, Mark 1:15; plural, the several parts of this period, Ephesians 1:10; καιρός ἐνεστως, the present period, equivalent to αἰών οὗτος (see αἰών, 3), Hebrews 9:9, opposed to καιρός διορθώσεως, the time when the whole order of things will be reformed (equivalent to αἰών μέλλων), Hebrews 9:10; καιρός οὗτος, equivalent to αἰών οὗτος (see αἰών, 3), Mark 10:30; Luke 18:30; νῦν καιρός, Romans 8:18; ἐν καιρῷ ἐσχάτῳ, the last period of the present age, the time just before the return of Christ from heaven (see ἔσχατος, 1 under the end, etc.), 1 Peter 1:5; καιροί ἀναψύξεως ἀπό προσώπου τοῦ κυρίου, denotes the time from the return of Christ on, the times of the consummated divine kingdom, Acts 3:20 (19).
e. as often in Greek writings, and like the Latintempus, καιρός; is equivalent to what time brings, the state of the times, the things and events of time: Luke 12:56; δουλεύειν τῷ καιρῷ, Latintempori servire (see δουλεύω, 2 a.), Romans 12:11 Rec.st; τά σημεῖα τῶν καιρῶν, equivalent to οἱ καιροί σημαινουσι, Matthew 16:3 (here T brackets WH reject the passage); καιροί χαλεποί, 2 Timothy 3:1; χρονοι καιροί (times or seasons, German Zeitumstände), Acts 1:7; οἱ χρονοι καί οἱ καιροί 1 Thessalonians 5:1; and in the opposite order, Daniel 2:21 the Sept.; Wis. 8:8.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Genesis
1:14
2 Chronicles
8:13
Daniel
2:21; 7:25; 12:7
Matthew
8:29; 11:25; 12:1; 13:30; 14:1; 16:3; 21:34; 21:41; 24:45; 26:18
Mark
1:15; 10:30; 11:13; 12:2; 13:33
Luke
1:20; 4:13; 8:13; 8:13; 12:42; 12:56; 13:1; 16; 18:30; 19:44; 20:10; 20:10; 21:8; 21:24; 21:36
John
5:4; 7:6; 7:8
Acts
1:7; 3:20; 7:20; 12:1; 13:11; 14:17; 17:26; 19:23; 24:25
Romans
3:26; 5:6; 8:18; 9:9; 11:5; 12:11; 13:11
1 Corinthians
4:5; 7:5; 7:29
2 Corinthians
6:2; 8:14
Galatians
4:10; 6:9; 6:10
Ephesians
1:10; 2:12; 5:16; 6:18
Colossians
4:5
1 Thessalonians
2:17; 5:1
2 Thessalonians
2:6
1 Timothy
2:6; 4:1; 6:15
2 Timothy
3:1; 4:3; 4:6
Titus
1:3
Hebrews
9:9; 9:10; 11:11; 11:15
1 Peter
1:5; 1:11; 4:17; 5:6; 5:6
Revelation
1:3; 11:18; 12:12; 12:14; 22:10

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2540 matches the Greek καιρός (kairos),
which occurs 86 times in 81 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

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Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:10 - Ye observe days, and months, and times, G2540 and years.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 6:9 - And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season G2540 we shall reap, if we faint not.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 6:10 - As we have therefore opportunity, G2540 let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:10 - That in the dispensation of the fulness of times G2540 he might gather together in one all things in Christ, both which are in heaven, and which are on earth; even in him:
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 2:12 - That at that time G2540 ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world:
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:16 - Redeeming the time, G2540 because the days are evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:18 - Praying always G2540 with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints;
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 4:5 - Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time. G2540
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 2:17 - But we, brethren, being taken from you for a short time G2540 in presence, not in heart, endeavoured the more abundantly to see your face with great desire.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:1 - But of the times and the seasons, G2540 brethren, ye have no need that I write unto you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 2:6 - And now ye know what withholdeth that he might be revealed in his time. G2540
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 2:6 - Who gave himself a ransom for all, to be testified in due time. G2540
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 4:1 - Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times G2540 some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:15 - Which in his times G2540 he shall shew, who is the blessed and only Potentate, the King of kings, and Lord of lords;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 3:1 - This know also, that in the last days perilous times G2540 shall come.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:3 - For the time G2540 will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:6 - For I am now ready to be offered, and the time G2540 of my departure is at hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 1:3 - But hath in due times G2540 manifested his word through preaching, which is committed unto me according to the commandment of God our Saviour;
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:9 - Which was a figure for the time G2540 then present, in which were offered both gifts and sacrifices, that could not make him that did the service perfect, as pertaining to the conscience;
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:10 - Which stood only in meats and drinks, and divers washings, and carnal ordinances, imposed on them until the time G2540 of reformation.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:11 - Through faith also Sara herself received strength to conceive seed, and was delivered of a child when she was past age, G2540 because she judged him faithful who had promised.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:15 - And truly, if they had been mindful of that country from whence they came out, they might have had opportunity G2540 to have returned.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:5 - Who are kept by the power of God through faith unto salvation ready to be revealed in the last time. G2540
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:11 - Searching what, or what manner of time G2540 the Spirit of Christ which was in them did signify, when it testified beforehand the sufferings of Christ, and the glory that should follow.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:17 - For the time G2540 is come that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begin at us, what shall the end be of them that obey not the gospel of God?
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 5:6 - Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time: G2540
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:3 - Blessed is he that readeth, and they that hear the words of this prophecy, and keep those things which are written therein: for the time G2540 is at hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:18 - And the nations were angry, and thy wrath is come, and the time G2540 of the dead, that they should be judged, and that thou shouldest give reward unto thy servants the prophets, and to the saints, and them that fear thy name, small and great; and shouldest destroy them which destroy the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 12:12 - Therefore rejoice, ye heavens, and ye that dwell in them. Woe to the inhabiters of the earth and of the sea! for the devil is come down unto you, having great wrath, because he knoweth that he hath but a short time. G2540
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 12:14 - And to the woman were given two wings of a great eagle, that she might fly into the wilderness, into her place, where she is nourished for a time, G2540 and times, G2540 and half a time, G2540 from the face of the serpent.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 22:10 - And he saith unto me, Seal not the sayings of the prophecy of this book: for the time G2540 is at hand.

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