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Lexicon :: Strong's G2812 - kleptēs

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κλέπτης
Transliteration
kleptēs
Pronunciation
kle'p-tās (Key)
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:754,441

Trench's Synonyms: xliv. κλέπτης, λῃστής.

Strong’s Definitions

κλέπτης kléptēs, klep'-tace; from G2813; a stealer (literally or figuratively):—thief. Compare G3027.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x

The KJV translates Strong's G2812 in the following manner: thief (16x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x
The KJV translates Strong's G2812 in the following manner: thief (16x).
  1. an embezzler, pilferer

    1. the name is transferred to false teachers, who do not care to instruct men, but abuse their confidence for their own gain

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κλέπτης kléptēs, klep'-tace; from G2813; a stealer (literally or figuratively):—thief. Compare G3027.
STRONGS NT 2812: κλέπτης
κλέπτης, κλέπτου, (κλέπτω) (from Homer down), the Sept. for גַּנָּב, a thief: Matthew 6:19; Matthew 24:43; Luke 12:33, 39; John 10:1, 10; 1 Corinthians 6:10; 1 Peter 4:15; an embezzler, pilferer, John 12:6; ἔρχεσθαι or ἥκειν... ὡς κλέπτης ἐν νυκτί, equivalent to to come unexpectedly, 1 Thessalonians 5:2, 4; 2 Peter 3:10; Revelation 3:3; Revelation 16:15; the name is transferred to false teachers, who do not care to instruct men, but abuse their confidence for their own gain, John 10:8. (Synonym: see λῃστής, at the end.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
6:19; 24:43
Luke
12:33; 12:39
John
10:1; 10:8; 10:10; 12:6
1 Corinthians
6:10
1 Thessalonians
5:2; 5:4
1 Peter
4:15
2 Peter
3:10
Revelation
3:3; 16:15

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2812 matches the Greek κλέπτης (kleptēs),
which occurs 16 times in 16 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:19 - Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves G2812 break through and steal:
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:20 - But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves G2812 do not break through nor steal:
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:43 - But know this, that if the goodman of the house had known in what watch the thief G2812 would come, he would have watched, and would not have suffered his house to be broken up.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:33 - Sell that ye have, and give alms; provide yourselves bags which wax not old, a treasure in the heavens that faileth not, where no thief G2812 approacheth, neither moth corrupteth.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:39 - And this know, that if the goodman of the house had known what hour the thief G2812 would come, he would have watched, and not have suffered his house to be broken through.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:1 - Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that entereth not by the door into the sheepfold, but climbeth up some other way, the same is a thief G2812 and a robber.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:8 - All that ever came before me are thieves G2812 and robbers: but the sheep did not hear them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:10 - The thief G2812 cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:6 - This he said, not that he cared for the poor; but because he was a thief, G2812 and had the bag, and bare what was put therein.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:10 - Nor thieves, G2812 nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:2 - For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief G2812 in the night.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:4 - But ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that that day should overtake you as a thief. G2812
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:15 - But let none of you suffer as a murderer, or as a thief, G2812 or as an evildoer, or as a busybody in other men's matters.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:10 - But the day of the Lord will come as a thief G2812 in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:3 - Remember therefore how thou hast received and heard, and hold fast, and repent. If therefore thou shalt not watch, I will come on thee as a thief, G2812 and thou shalt not know what hour I will come upon thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:15 - Behold, I come as a thief. G2812 Blessed is he that watcheth, and keepeth his garments, lest he walk naked, and they see his shame.
 
 
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