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Lexicon :: Strong's G1100 - glōssa

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glōssa (Key)
Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of uncertain affinity
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TDNT Reference: 1:719,123

Strong’s Definitions

γλῶσσα glōssa, gloce-sah'; of uncertain affinity; the tongue; by implication, a language (specially, one naturally unacquired):—tongue.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 50x

The KJV translates Strong's G1100 in the following manner: tongue (50x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 50x
The KJV translates Strong's G1100 in the following manner: tongue (50x).
  1. the tongue, a member of the body, an organ of speech

  2. a tongue

    1. the language or dialect used by a particular people distinct from that of other nations

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
γλῶσσα glōssa, gloce-sah'; of uncertain affinity; the tongue; by implication, a language (specially, one naturally unacquired):—tongue.
γλῶσσα, -ης, , [from Homer down], the tongue;
1. the tongue, a member of the body, the organ of speech: Mark 7:33, 35; Luke 1:64; Luke 16:24; 1 Corinthians 14:9; James 1:26; James 3:5, 6, 8; 1 Peter 3:10; 1 John 3:18; [Revelation 16:10]. By a poetic and rhetorical usage, especially Hebraistic, that member of the body which is chiefly engaged in some act has ascribed to it what belongs to the man; the tongue is so used in Acts 2:26 (ἠγαλλιάσατο γλῶσσά μου); Romans 3:13; Romans 14:11; Philippians 2:11 (the tongue of every man); of the little tongue-like flames symbolizing the gift of foreign tongues, in Acts 2:3.
2. a tongue, i. e. the language used by a particular people in distinction from that of other nations: Acts 2:11; hence, in later Jewish usage (Isaiah 66:18; Daniel 3:4; Daniel 5:19 Theodotion; Daniel 6:25; 7:14 Theodotion; Judith 3:8) joined with φυλή, λαός, ἔθνος, it serves to designate people of various languages [cf. Winer's Grammar, 32], Revelation 5:9; Revelation 7:9; Revelation 10:11; Revelation 11:9; Revelation 13:7; Revelation 14:6; Revelation 17:15. λαλεῖν ἑτέραις γλώσσαις to speak with other than their native i. e. in foreign tongues, Acts 2:4, cf. Acts 2:6-11; γλώσσαις λαλεῖν καιναῖς to speak with new tongues which the speaker has not learned previously, Mark 16:17 [but Tr text WH text omit; Tr marginal reading brackets καιναῖς]; cf. De Wette on Acts, p. 27ff [correct and supplement his references by Meyer on 1 Corinthians 12:10; cf. also B. D. under the word Tongues, Gift of]. From both these expressions must be carefully distinguished the simple phrases λαλεῖν γλώσσαις, γλώσσαις λαλεῖν, λαλεῖν γλώσσῃ, γλώσσῃ λαλεῖν (and προσεύχεσθαι γλώσσῃ, 1 Corinthians 14:14), to speak with (in) a tongue (the organ of speech), to speak with tongues; this, as appears from 1 Corinthians 14:7ff, is the gift of men who, rapt in an ecstasy and no longer quite masters of their own reason and consciousness, pour forth their glowing spiritual emotions in strange utterances, rugged, dark, disconnected, quite unfitted to instruct or to influence the minds of others: Acts 10:46; Acts 19:6; 1 Corinthians 12:30; 1 Corinthians 13:1; 1 Corinthians 14:2, 4-6, 13, 18, 23, 27, 39. The origin of the expression is apparently to be found in the fact, that in Hebrew the tongue is spoken of as the leading instrument by which the praises of God are proclaimed ( τῶν θείων ὕμνων μελῳδός, 4 Macc. 10:21, cf. Psalm 34:28 (Ps. 35:28); Psalms 65:17 (Ps. 66:17); Psalms 70:24 (Ps. 71:24); Psalm 125:2 (Ps. 126:2); Acts 2:26; Philippians 2:11; λαλεῖν ἐν γλώσσῃ, Psalm 38:4 (Ps. 39:4), and that according to the more rigorous conception of inspiration nothing human in an inspired man was thought to be active except the tongue, put in motion by the Holy Spirit (καταχρῆται ἕτερος αὐτοῦ τοῖς φωνητηρίοις ὀργάνοις, στόματι καὶ γλώττῃ πρὸς μήνυσιν ὧν ἂν θέλῃ, Philo, rer. div. haer. § 53 [i. 510, Mang. edition]); hence, the contrast διὰτοῦνοὸς [critical editions τῷ νοἲ) λαλεῖν, 1 Corinthians 14:19 cf. 1 Corinthians 14:9. The plural in the phrase γλώσσαις λαλεῖν, used even of a single person (1 Corinthians 14:5f), refers to the various motions of the tongue. By metonymy, of the cause for the effect, γλῶσσαι tongues are equivalent to λόγοι ἐν γλώσσῃ (1 Corinthians 14:19) words spoken in a tongue (Zungenvorträge): 1 Corinthians 13:8; 1 Corinthians 14:22; γένη γλωσσῶν, 1 Corinthians 12:10, 28, of which two kinds are mentioned viz. προσευχή and ψαλμός, 1 Corinthians 14:15; γλῶσσαν ἔχω, something to utter with a tongue, 1 Corinthians 14:26. [On 'Speaking with Tongues' see, in addition to the discussions above referred to, Wendt in the 5th edition of Meyer on Acts (Acts 2:4); Heinrici, Korinthierbriefe, i., 372ff; Schaff, Hist. of the Chr. Church, i. 234-245 (1882); Farrar, St. Paul, i. 95ff.]
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

35:28; 38:4; 39:4; 66:17; 71:24; 125:2; 126:2
3:4; 5:19; 6:25; 7:14
7:33; 7:35; 16:17
1:64; 16:24
2:3; 2:4; 2:4; 2:6; 2:7; 2:8; 2:9; 2:10; 2:11; 2:11; 2:26; 2:26; 10:46; 19:6
3:13; 14:11
1 Corinthians
12:10; 12:10; 12:28; 12:30; 13:1; 13:8; 14; 14:2; 14:5; 14:7; 14:9; 14:9; 14:13; 14:14; 14:15; 14:18; 14:19; 14:19; 14:22; 14:23; 14:26; 14:27; 14:39
2:11; 2:11
1:26; 3:5; 3:6; 3:8
1 Peter
1 John
5:9; 7:9; 10:11; 11:9; 13:7; 14:6; 16:10; 17:15

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1100 matches the Greek γλῶσσα (glōssa),
which occurs 50 times in 47 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:33 - καὶ ἀπολαβόμενος αὐτὸν ἀπὸ τοῦ ὄχλου κατ᾽ ἰδίαν ἔβαλεν τοὺς δακτύλους αὐτοῦ εἰς τὰ ὦτα αὐτοῦ καὶ πτύσας ἥψατο τῆς γλώσσης G1100 αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:35 - καὶ εὐθέως διηνοίχθησαν αὐτοῦ αἱ ἀκοαί καὶ ἐλύθη δεσμὸς τῆς γλώσσης G1100 αὐτοῦ καὶ ἐλάλει ὀρθῶς
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 16:17 - σημεῖα δὲ τοῖς πιστεύσασιν ταῦτα παρακολουθήσει· ἐν τῷ ὀνόματί μου δαιμόνια ἐκβαλοῦσιν γλώσσαις G1100 λαλήσουσιν καιναῖς
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:64 - ἀνεῴχθη δὲ τὸ στόμα αὐτοῦ παραχρῆμα καὶ γλῶσσα G1100 αὐτοῦ καὶ ἐλάλει εὐλογῶν τὸν θεόν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 16:24 - καὶ αὐτὸς φωνήσας εἶπεν Πάτερ Ἀβραάμ ἐλέησόν με καὶ πέμψον Λάζαρον ἵνα βάψῃ τὸ ἄκρον τοῦ δακτύλου αὐτοῦ ὕδατος καὶ καταψύξῃ τὴν γλῶσσάν G1100 μου ὅτι ὀδυνῶμαι ἐν τῇ φλογὶ ταύτῃ
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:3 - καὶ ὤφθησαν αὐτοῖς διαμεριζόμεναι γλῶσσαι G1100 ὡσεὶ πυρός ἐκάθισεν τε ἐφ᾽ ἕνα ἕκαστον αὐτῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:4 - καὶ ἐπλήσθησαν ἅπαντες πνεύματος ἁγίου καὶ ἤρξαντο λαλεῖν ἑτέραις γλώσσαις G1100 καθὼς τὸ πνεῦμα ἐδίδου αὐτοῖς ἀποφθέγγεσθαι
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:11 - Κρῆτες καὶ Ἄραβες ἀκούομεν λαλούντων αὐτῶν ταῖς ἡμετέραις γλώσσαις G1100 τὰ μεγαλεῖα τοῦ θεοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:26 - διὰ τοῦτο εὐφράνθη καρδία μου καὶ ἠγαλλιάσατο γλῶσσά G1100 μου ἔτι δὲ καὶ σάρξ μου κατασκηνώσει ἐπ᾽ ἐλπίδι
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:46 - ἤκουον γὰρ αὐτῶν λαλούντων γλώσσαις G1100 καὶ μεγαλυνόντων τὸν θεόν τότε ἀπεκρίθη Πέτρος
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:6 - καὶ ἐπιθέντος αὐτοῖς τοῦ Παύλου τὰς χεῖρας ἦλθεν τὸ πνεῦμα τὸ ἅγιον ἐπ᾽ αὐτούς ἐλάλουν τε γλώσσαις G1100 καὶ προεφήτευον
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 3:13 - τάφος ἀνεῳγμένος λάρυγξ αὐτῶν ταῖς γλώσσαις G1100 αὐτῶν ἐδολιοῦσαν ἰὸς ἀσπίδων ὑπὸ τὰ χείλη αὐτῶν·
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 14:11 - γέγραπται γάρ, Ζῶ ἐγώ λέγει κύριος ὅτι ἐμοὶ κάμψει πᾶν γόνυ καὶ πᾶσα γλῶσσα G1100 ἐξομολογήσεται τῷ θεῷ
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:10 - ἄλλῳ δὲ ἐνεργήματα δυνάμεων ἄλλῳ δὲ προφητεία ἄλλῳ δὲ διακρίσεις πνευμάτων ἑτέρῳ δὲ γένη γλωσσῶν G1100 ἄλλῳ δὲ ἑρμηνεία γλωσσῶν· G1100
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:28 - καὶ οὓς μὲν ἔθετο θεὸς ἐν τῇ ἐκκλησίᾳ πρῶτον ἀποστόλους δεύτερον προφήτας τρίτον διδασκάλους ἔπειτα δυνάμεις εἶτα χαρίσματα ἰαμάτων ἀντιλήψεις, κυβερνήσεις γένη γλωσσῶν G1100
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:30 - μὴ πάντες χαρίσματα ἔχουσιν ἰαμάτων μὴ πάντες γλώσσαις G1100 λαλοῦσιν μὴ πάντες διερμηνεύουσιν
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:1 - Ἐὰν ταῖς γλώσσαις G1100 τῶν ἀνθρώπων λαλῶ καὶ τῶν ἀγγέλων ἀγάπην δὲ μὴ ἔχω γέγονα χαλκὸς ἠχῶν κύμβαλον ἀλαλάζον
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:8 - ἀγάπη οὐδέποτε ἐκπίπτει εἴτε δὲ προφητεῖαι καταργηθήσονται· εἴτε γλῶσσαι G1100 παύσονται· εἴτε γνῶσις καταργηθήσεται
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:2 - γὰρ λαλῶν γλώσσῃ G1100 οὐκ ἀνθρώποις λαλεῖ ἀλλὰ τῶ θεῷ· οὐδεὶς γὰρ ἀκούει πνεύματι δὲ λαλεῖ μυστήρια·
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:4 - λαλῶν γλώσσῃ G1100 ἑαυτὸν οἰκοδομεῖ· δὲ προφητεύων ἐκκλησίαν οἰκοδομεῖ
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:5 - θέλω δὲ πάντας ὑμᾶς λαλεῖν γλώσσαις G1100 μᾶλλον δὲ ἵνα προφητεύητε· μείζων γὰρ προφητεύων λαλῶν γλώσσαις G1100 ἐκτὸς εἰ μὴ διερμηνεύῃ ἵνα ἐκκλησία οἰκοδομὴν λάβῃ
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:6 - νυνὶ δέ ἀδελφοί ἐὰν ἔλθω πρὸς ὑμᾶς γλώσσαις G1100 λαλῶν τί ὑμᾶς ὠφελήσω ἐὰν μὴ ὑμῖν λαλήσω ἐν ἀποκαλύψει ἐν γνώσει ἐν προφητείᾳ ἐν διδαχῇ
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:9 - οὕτως καὶ ὑμεῖς διὰ τῆς γλώσσης G1100 ἐὰν μὴ εὔσημον λόγον δῶτε πῶς γνωσθήσεται τὸ λαλούμενον ἔσεσθε γὰρ εἰς ἀέρα λαλοῦντες
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:13 - διόπερ λαλῶν γλώσσῃ G1100 προσευχέσθω ἵνα διερμηνεύῃ
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:14 - ἐὰν γὰρ προσεύχωμαι γλώσσῃ G1100 τὸ πνεῦμά μου προσεύχεται δὲ νοῦς μου ἄκαρπός ἐστιν
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:18 - εὐχαριστῶ τῷ θεῷ μου, πάντων ὑμῶν μᾶλλον γλώσσαις G1100 λαλῶν·
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:19 - ἀλλ᾽ ἐν ἐκκλησίᾳ θέλω πέντε λόγους διὰ τοῦ νοός μου λαλῆσαι ἵνα καὶ ἄλλους κατηχήσω μυρίους λόγους ἐν γλώσσῃ G1100
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:22 - ὥστε αἱ γλῶσσαι G1100 εἰς σημεῖόν εἰσιν οὐ τοῖς πιστεύουσιν ἀλλὰ τοῖς ἀπίστοις δὲ προφητεία οὐ τοῖς ἀπίστοις ἀλλὰ τοῖς πιστεύουσιν
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:23 - Ἐὰν οὖν συνέλθῃ ἐκκλησία ὅλη ἐπὶ τὸ αὐτὸ καὶ πάντες γλώσσαις G1100 λαλῶσιν εἰσέλθωσιν δὲ ἰδιῶται ἄπιστοι οὐκ ἐροῦσιν ὅτι μαίνεσθε
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:26 - Τί οὖν ἐστιν ἀδελφοί ὅταν συνέρχησθε ἕκαστος ὑμῶν ψαλμὸν ἔχει διδαχὴν ἔχει γλῶσσαν G1100 ἔχει ἀποκάλυψιν ἔχει ἑρμηνείαν ἔχει· πάντα πρὸς οἰκοδομὴν γενέσθω
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:27 - εἴτε γλώσσῃ G1100 τις λαλεῖ κατὰ δύο τὸ πλεῖστον τρεῖς καὶ ἀνὰ μέρος καὶ εἷς διερμηνευέτω·
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:39 - ὥστε ἀδελφοί ζηλοῦτε τὸ προφητεύειν καὶ τὸ λαλεῖν γλώσσαις· G1100 μὴ κωλύετε
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:11 - καὶ πᾶσα γλῶσσα G1100 ἐξομολογήσηται ὅτι κύριος Ἰησοῦς Χριστὸς εἰς δόξαν θεοῦ πατρός
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:26 - Εἴ τις δοκεῖ θρησκὸς εἶναι ἐν ὑμῖν, μὴ χαλιναγωγῶν γλῶσσαν G1100 αὐτοῦ ἀλλ᾽ ἀπατῶν καρδίαν αὐτοῦ τούτου μάταιος θρησκεία
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 3:5 - οὕτως καὶ γλῶσσα G1100 μικρὸν μέλος ἐστὶν καὶ μεγάλαυχεῖ Ἰδού, ὀλίγον πῦρ ἡλίκην ὕλην ἀνάπτει·
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 3:6 - καὶ γλῶσσα G1100 πῦρ· κόσμος τῆς ἀδικίας οὕτως γλῶσσα G1100 καθίσταται ἐν τοῖς μέλεσιν ἡμῶν σπιλοῦσα ὅλον τὸ σῶμα καὶ φλογίζουσα τὸν τροχὸν τῆς γενέσεως καὶ φλογιζομένη ὑπὸ τῆς γεέννης
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 3:8 - τὴν δὲ γλῶσσαν G1100 οὐδεὶς δύναται ἀνθρώπων δαμάσαι ἀκατάσχετον κακόν μεστὴ ἰοῦ θανατηφόρου
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 3:10 - γὰρ θέλων ζωὴν ἀγαπᾶν καὶ ἰδεῖν ἡμέρας ἀγαθὰς παυσάτω τὴν γλῶσσαν G1100 αὐτοῦ ἀπὸ κακοῦ καὶ χείλη αὐτοῦ τοῦ μὴ λαλῆσαι δόλον
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 3:18 - Τεκνία μου, μὴ ἀγαπῶμεν λόγῳ μηδὲ γλώσσῃ G1100 ἀλλ᾽ ἔργῳ καὶ ἀληθείᾳ
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:9 - καὶ ᾄδουσιν ᾠδὴν καινὴν λέγοντες Ἄξιος εἶ λαβεῖν τὸ βιβλίον καὶ ἀνοῖξαι τὰς σφραγῖδας αὐτοῦ ὅτι ἐσφάγης καὶ ἠγόρασας τῷ θεῷ ἡμᾶς ἐν τῷ αἵματί σου ἐκ πάσης φυλῆς καὶ γλώσσης G1100 καὶ λαοῦ καὶ ἔθνους
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 7:9 - Μετὰ ταῦτα εἶδον καὶ ἰδού, ὄχλος πολύς ὃν ἀριθμῆσαι αὐτὸν οὐδεὶς ἠδύνατο, ἐκ παντὸς ἔθνους καὶ φυλῶν καὶ λαῶν καὶ γλωσσῶν G1100 ἑστῶτες ἐνώπιον τοῦ θρόνου καὶ ἐνώπιον τοῦ ἀρνίου περιβεβλημένοι στολὰς λευκάς καὶ φοίνικες ἐν ταῖς χερσὶν αὐτῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 10:11 - καὶ λέγει μοι Δεῖ σε πάλιν προφητεῦσαι ἐπὶ λαοῖς καὶ ἔθνεσιν καὶ γλώσσαις G1100 καὶ βασιλεῦσιν πολλοῖς
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:9 - καὶ βλέψουσιν ἐκ τῶν λαῶν καὶ φυλῶν καὶ γλωσσῶν G1100 καὶ ἐθνῶν τὰ πτώματα αὐτῶν ἡμέρας τρεῖς καὶ ἥμισυ καὶ τὰ πτῶματα αὐτῶν οὐκ ἀφήσουσιν τεθῆναι εἰς μνῆματα
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:7 - καὶ ἐδόθη αὐτῷ πόλεμον ποιῆσαι μετὰ τῶν ἁγίων καὶ νικῆσαι αὐτούς καὶ ἐδόθη αὐτῷ ἐξουσία ἐπὶ πᾶσαν φυλὴν καὶ γλῶσσαν G1100 καὶ ἔθνος
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 14:6 - Καὶ εἶδον ἄλλον ἄγγελον πετώμενον ἐν μεσουρανήματι ἔχοντα εὐαγγέλιον αἰώνιον εὐαγγελίσαι τοὺς κατοικοῦντας ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς καὶ πᾶν ἔθνος καὶ φυλὴν καὶ γλῶσσαν G1100 καὶ λαόν
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:10 - Καὶ πέμπτος ἄγγελος ἐξέχεεν τὴν φιάλην αὐτοῦ ἐπὶ τὸν θρόνον τοῦ θηρίου καὶ ἐγένετο βασιλεία αὐτοῦ ἐσκοτωμένη καὶ ἐμασσῶντο τὰς γλώσσας G1100 αὐτῶν ἐκ τοῦ πόνου
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:15 - Καὶ λέγει μοι Τὰ ὕδατα εἶδες οὗ πόρνη κάθηται λαοὶ καὶ ὄχλοι εἰσὶν καὶ ἔθνη καὶ γλῶσσαι G1100
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