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Lexicon :: Strong's G2756 - kenos

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κενός
Transliteration
kenos
Pronunciation
ke-no's (Key)
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
Apparently a primary word
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:659,426

Trench's Synonyms: xlix. κενός, μάταιος.

Strong’s Definitions

κενός kenós, ken-os'; apparently a primary word; empty (literally or figuratively):—empty, (in) vain.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x

The KJV translates Strong's G2756 in the following manner: vain (9x), in vain (4x), empty (4x), vain things (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x
The KJV translates Strong's G2756 in the following manner: vain (9x), in vain (4x), empty (4x), vain things (1x).
  1. empty, vain, devoid of truth

    1. of places, vessels, etc. which contain nothing

    2. of men

      1. empty handed

      2. without a gift

    3. metaph. destitute of spiritual wealth, of one who boasts of his faith as a transcendent possession, yet is without the fruits of faith

    4. metaph. of endeavours, labours, acts, which result in nothing, vain, fruitless, without effect

      1. vain of no purpose

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κενός kenós, ken-os'; apparently a primary word; empty (literally or figuratively):—empty, (in) vain.
STRONGS NT 2756: κενός
κενός, κενή, κενόν (from Homer on down), the Sept. for רֵיקָם, רֵק, רִיק, etc., empty;
1. properly, of places, vessels, etc.,which contain nothing (Judges 7:16; Genesis 37:24); metaphorically, empty, vain; devoid of truth: λόγοι, Ephesians 5:6 (Exodus 5:9); ἀπάτη, Colossians 2:8; κήρυγμα, πίστις, 1 Corinthians 15:14.
2. of men, empty-handed; without a gift: ἀποστέλλειν and ἐξαποστέλλειν τινα κενόν (Genesis 31:42; Deuteronomy 15:13; Deuteronomy 16:16), Mark 12:3; Luke 1:53; Luke 20:10f; metaphorically, destitute of spiritual wealth, of one who boasts of his faith as a transcendent possession, yet is without the fruits of faith, James 2:20.
3. metaphorically, of endeavors, labors, acts, which result in nothing, vain, fruitless, without effect: χάρις, 1 Corinthians 15:10; κόπος; 1 Corinthians 15:58; εἴσοδος, 1 Thessalonians 2:1; neuter plural κενά, things that will not succeed, Acts 4:25 (from Psalm 2:1); εἰς κενόν, in vain, to no purpose (cf. Winer's Grammar, 592 (551)): 2 Corinthians 6:1; Galatians 2:2; Philippians 2:16; 1 Thessalonians 3:5 (Isaiah 65:23; Jeremiah 6:29, etc.; Diodorus 19, 9; Heliodorus 10, 30). (Cf. Trench, Synonyms, § xlix.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Genesis
31:42; 37:24
Exodus
5:9
Deuteronomy
15:13; 16:16
Judges
7:16
Psalms
2:1
Isaiah
65:23
Jeremiah
6:29
Mark
12:3
Luke
1:53; 20:10
Acts
4:25
1 Corinthians
15:10; 15:14; 15:58
2 Corinthians
6:1
Galatians
2:2
Ephesians
5:6
Philippians
2:16
Colossians
2:8
1 Thessalonians
2:1; 3:5
James
2:20

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2756 matches the Greek κενός (kenos),
which occurs 18 times in 16 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:3 - And they caught him, and beat him, and sent him away empty. G2756
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:53 - He hath filled the hungry with good things; and the rich he hath sent empty G2756 away.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:10 - And at the season he sent a servant to the husbandmen, that they should give him of the fruit of the vineyard: but the husbandmen beat him, and sent him away empty. G2756
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:11 - And again he sent another servant: and they beat him also, and entreated him shamefully, and sent him away empty. G2756
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:25 - Who by the mouth of thy servant David hast said, Why did the heathen rage, and the people imagine vain things? G2756
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:10 - But by the grace of God I am what I am: and his grace which was bestowed upon me was not in vain; G2756 but I laboured more abundantly than they all: yet not I, but the grace of God which was with me.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:14 - And if Christ be not risen, then is our preaching vain, G2756 and your faith is also vain. G2756
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:58 - Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain G2756 in the Lord.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 6:1 - We then, as workers together with him, beseech you also that ye receive not the grace of God in vain. G2756
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 2:2 - And I went up by revelation, and communicated unto them that gospel which I preach among the Gentiles, but privately to them which were of reputation, lest by any means I should run, or had run, in vain. G2756
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:6 - Let no man deceive you with vain G2756 words: for because of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:16 - Holding forth the word of life; that I may rejoice in the day of Christ, that I have not run in vain, G2756 neither laboured in vain. G2756
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 2:8 - Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain G2756 deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 2:1 - For yourselves, brethren, know our entrance in unto you, that it was not in vain: G2756
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 3:5 - For this cause, when I could no longer forbear, I sent to know your faith, lest by some means the tempter have tempted you, and our labour be in vain. G2756
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 2:20 - But wilt thou know, O vain G2756 man, that faith without works is dead?
 
 
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