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Lexicon :: Strong's G1680 - elpis

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ἐλπίς
Transliteration
elpis
Pronunciation
el-pē's (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From a primary elpo (to anticipate, usually with pleasure)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:517,229

Trench's Synonyms: cvii. Additional Synonyms

Strong’s Definitions

ἐλπίς elpís, el-pece'; from a primary ἔλπω élpō (to anticipate, usually with pleasure); expectation (abstractly or concretely) or confidence:—faith, hope.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 54x

The KJV translates Strong's G1680 in the following manner: hope (53x), faith (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 54x
The KJV translates Strong's G1680 in the following manner: hope (53x), faith (1x).
  1. expectation of evil, fear

  2. expectation of good, hope

    1. in the Christian sense

      1. joyful and confident expectation of eternal salvation

  3. on hope, in hope, having hope

    1. the author of hope, or he who is its foundation

    2. the thing hoped for

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἐλπίς elpís, el-pece'; from a primary ἔλπω élpō (to anticipate, usually with pleasure); expectation (abstractly or concretely) or confidence:—faith, hope.
STRONGS NT 1680: ἐλπίς
ἐλπίς (sometimes written ἐλπίς; so WH in Romans 8:20; Tdf. in Acts 2:26; see (in 2 below, and) the references under the word ἀφειδον), ἐλπίδος, (ἔλπω to make to hope), the Sept. for בֶּטַח and מִבְטַח, trust; מַחְסֶה that in which one confides or to which he flees for refuge; תִּקְוָה expectation, hope; in the classics a vox media, i. e. expectation whether of good or of ill;
1. rarely in a bad sense, expectation of evil, fear; as, τῶν κακῶν ἐλπίς, Lucian, Tyrannic c. 3; τοῦ φοβοῦ ἐλπίς, Thucydides 7, 61; κακῇ ἐλπίς, Plato, rep. 1, p. 330 e. (cf. legg. 1, p. 644 c. at the end); πονηρά ἐλπίς Isaiah 28:19, the Sept.
2. much more frequent in the classics, and always in the N. T., in a good sense: expectation of good, hope; and in the Christian sense, joyful and confident expectation of eternal salvation: Acts 23:6; Acts 26:7; Romans 5:4; Romans 12:12; Romans 15:13; 1 Corinthians 13:13; 1 Peter 1:3; 1 Peter 3:15; ἀγαθή ἐλπίς (often in secular authors, as Plato, Phaedo 67 c.; plural ἐλπίδες ἀγαθαί, legg. 1, p. 649 b.; Xenophon, Ages. 1, 27), 2 Thessalonians 2:16; ἐλπίς βλεπομένη, hope whose object is seen, Romans 8:24; Θεός τῆς ἐλπίδος, God, the author of hope, Romans 15:13; πληροθορια τῆς ἐλπίδος, fullness, i. e. certainty and strength of hope, Hebrews 6:11; ὁμολογία τῆς ἐλπίδος, the confession of those things which we hope for, Hebrews 10:23; τό καύχημα τῆς ἐλπίδος hope wherein we glory, Hebrews 3:6; ἐπεισαγωγή κρείττονος ἐλπίδος, the bringing in of a better hope, Hebrews 7:19; ἐλπίς with the genitive of the subjunctive, Acts 28:20; 2 Corinthians 1:7 (6); Philippians 1:20; with the genitive of the object, Acts 27:20; Romans 5:2; 1 Corinthians 9:10; 1 Thessalonians 5:8; Titus 3:7; with the genitive of the thing on which the hope depends, ἐλπίς τῆς ἐργασίας αὐτῶν, Acts 16:19; τῆς κλήσεως, Ephesians 1:18; Ephesians 4:4; τοῦ εὐαγγελίου, Colossians 1:23; with the genitive of the person in whom hope is reposed, 1 Thessalonians 1:3 (cf. Buttmann, 155 (136)). ἐπ' (or ἐφ' — so Acts 2:26 L T; Romans 4:18 L; Rom 8:20 (Rom 8:21) T WH; cf. Scrivener, Introduction, etc., p. 565; (but see above, at the beginning)) ἐλπίδι, relying on hope, having hope, in hope (Euripides, Herc. fur. 804; Diodorus Siculus 13, 21; ἐπ' ἐλπίδι ἀγαθή, Xenophon, mem. 2, 1, 187 (Winers Grammar, 394 (368), cf. 425 (396); Buttmann, 337 (290)): Acts 2:26 (of a return to life); Romans 4:18; with the genitive of the thing hoped for added: ζωῆς αἰωνίου, Titus 1:2; τοῦ μετέχειν, 1 Corinthians 9:10 (G L T Tr WH); in hope, followed by ὅτι, Romans 8:20 (21) (but Tdf. reads διότι); on account of the hope, for the hope (Buttmann, 165 (144)), with the genitive of the thing on which the hope rests, Acts 26:6. παῥ ἐλπίδα, beyond, against, hope (Winer's Grammar, 404 (377)): Romans 4:18 (i. e. where the laws of nature left no room for hope). ἔχειν ἐλπίδα (often in Greek writings): Romans 15:4; 2 Corinthians 3:12; with an infinitive belonging to the person hoping, 2 Corinthians 10:15; ἐλπίδα ἔχειν εἰς (Tdf. πρός) Θεόν, followed by an accusative with an infinitive Acts 24:15 (εἰς Χριστόν ἔχειν, τάς ἐλπίδας, Acta Thomae § 28; (τήν ἐλπίδα εἰς τόν Ἰησοῦν ἐν τῷ πνεύματι ἔχοντες, the Epistle of Barnabas 11, 11 [ET])); ἐπί with the dative of person 1 John 3:3; ἐλπίδα μή ἔχοντες (of the heathen) having no hope (of salvation), Ephesians 2:12; 1 Thessalonians 4:13; ἐλπίς ἐστιν εἰς Θεόν, directed unto God, 1 Peter 1:21. By metonymy, it denotes
a. the author of hope, or he who is its foundation, (often so in Greek authors, as Aeschylus choëph. 776; Thucydides 3, 57; (cf. Ignatius ad Eph. 21, 2 [ET]; ad Magn. 11 [ET] at the end; ad Philad. 11, 2 [ET]; ad Trall. inscr. and 2, 2 [ET], etc.)): 1 Timothy 1:1; 1 Thessalonians 2:19; with the genitive of object added, τῆς δόξης, Colossians 1:27.
b. the thing hoped for: προσδέχεσθαι τήν μακαρίαν ἐλπίδα, Titus 2:13; ἐλπίδα δικαιοσύνης ἀπεκδέχεσθαι, the thing hoped for, which is righteousness (cf. Meyer edition Sieffert at the passage), Galatians 5:5 (προσδοκῶν τάς ὑπό Θεοῦ ἐλπίδας, 2 Macc. 7:14); διά ἐλπίδα τήν ἀποκειμένην ἐν τοῖς οὐρανοῖς, Colossians 1:5; κρατῆσαι τῆς προκειμένης ἐλπίδος, Hebrews 6:18 (cf. Bleek at the passage). — Zöckler, De vi ac notlone vocis ἐλπίς in N. T. Gissae 1856.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Isaiah
28:19
Acts
2:26; 2:26; 2:26; 16:19; 23:6; 24:15; 26:6; 26:7; 27:20; 28:20
Romans
4:18; 4:18; 4:18; 5:2; 5:4; 8:20; 8:20; 8:20; 8:21; 8:24; 12:12; 15:4; 15:13; 15:13
1 Corinthians
9:10; 9:10; 13:13
2 Corinthians
1:7; 3:12; 10:15
Galatians
5:5
Ephesians
1:18; 2:12; 4:4
Philippians
1:20
Colossians
1:5; 1:23; 1:27
1 Thessalonians
1:3; 2:19; 4:13; 5:8
2 Thessalonians
2:16
1 Timothy
1:1
Titus
1:2; 2:13; 3:7
Hebrews
3:6; 6:11; 6:18; 7:19; 10:23
1 Peter
1:3; 1:21; 3:15
1 John
3:3

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1680 matches the Greek ἐλπίς (elpis),
which occurs 54 times in 48 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:26 - Therefore my heart is glad and my tongue rejoices; my body also will rest in hope,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:19 - When her owners realized that their hope of making money was gone, they seized Paul and Silas and dragged them into the marketplace to face the authorities.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:6 - Then Paul, knowing that some of them were Sadducees and the others Pharisees, called out in the Sanhedrin, “My brothers, I am a Pharisee, descended from Pharisees. I stand on trial because of the hope of the resurrection of the dead.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:15 - and I have the same hope in God as these men themselves have, that there will be a resurrection of both the righteous and the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:6 - And now it is because of my hope in what God has promised our ancestors that I am on trial today.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:7 - This is the promise our twelve tribes are hoping to see fulfilled as they earnestly serve God day and night. King Agrippa, it is because of this hope that these Jews are accusing me.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 27:20 - When neither sun nor stars appeared for many days and the storm continued raging, we finally gave up all hope of being saved.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 28:20 - For this reason I have asked to see you and talk with you. It is because of the hope of Israel that I am bound with this chain.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 4:18 - Against all hope, Abraham in hope believed and so became the father of many nations, just as it had been said to him, “So shall your offspring be.”[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:2 - through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we[fn] boast in the hope of the glory of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:4 - perseverance, character; and character, hope.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:5 - And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:20 - For the creation was subjected to frustration, not by its own choice, but by the will of the one who subjected it, in hope
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:24 - For in this hope we were saved. But hope that is seen is no hope at all. Who hopes for what they already have?
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:12 - Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:4 - For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through the endurance taught in the Scriptures and the encouragement they provide we might have hope.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:13 - May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:10 - Surely he says this for us, doesn’t he? Yes, this was written for us, because whoever plows and threshes should be able to do so in the hope of sharing in the harvest.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:13 - And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:7 - And our hope for you is firm, because we know that just as you share in our sufferings, so also you share in our comfort.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 3:12 - Therefore, since we have such a hope, we are very bold.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 10:15 - Neither do we go beyond our limits by boasting of work done by others. Our hope is that, as your faith continues to grow, our sphere of activity among you will greatly expand,
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:5 - For through the Spirit we eagerly await by faith the righteousness for which we hope.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:18 - I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which he has called you, the riches of his glorious inheritance in his holy people,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 2:12 - remember that at that time you were separate from Christ, excluded from citizenship in Israel and foreigners to the covenants of the promise, without hope and without God in the world.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:4 - There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope when you were called;
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:20 - I eagerly expect and hope that I will in no way be ashamed, but will have sufficient courage so that now as always Christ will be exalted in my body, whether by life or by death.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:5 - the faith and love that spring from the hope stored up for you in heaven and about which you have already heard in the true message of the gospel
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:23 - if you continue in your faith, established and firm, and do not move from the hope held out in the gospel. This is the gospel that you heard and that has been proclaimed to every creature under heaven, and of which I, Paul, have become a servant.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:27 - To them God has chosen to make known among the Gentiles the glorious riches of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 1:3 - We remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by love, and your endurance inspired by hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 2:19 - For what is our hope, our joy, or the crown in which we will glory in the presence of our Lord Jesus when he comes? Is it not you?
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:13 - Brothers and sisters, we do not want you to be uninformed about those who sleep in death, so that you do not grieve like the rest of mankind, who have no hope.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:8 - But since we belong to the day, let us be sober, putting on faith and love as a breastplate, and the hope of salvation as a helmet.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 2:16 - May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and by his grace gave us eternal encouragement and good hope,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 1:1 - Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the command of God our Savior and of Christ Jesus our hope,
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 1:2 - in the hope of eternal life, which God, who does not lie, promised before the beginning of time,
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 2:13 - while we wait for the blessed hope—the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ,
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 3:7 - so that, having been justified by his grace, we might become heirs having the hope of eternal life.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 3:6 - But Christ is faithful as the Son over God’s house. And we are his house, if indeed we hold firmly to our confidence and the hope in which we glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 6:11 - We want each of you to show this same diligence to the very end, so that what you hope for may be fully realized.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 6:18 - God did this so that, by two unchangeable things in which it is impossible for God to lie, we who have fled to take hold of the hope set before us may be greatly encouraged.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:19 - (for the law made nothing perfect), and a better hope is introduced, by which we draw near to God.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:23 - Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:3 - Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:21 - Through him you believe in God, who raised him from the dead and glorified him, and so your faith and hope are in God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 3:15 - But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect,
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 3:3 - All who have this hope in him purify themselves, just as he is pure.
 
 
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