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Lexicon :: Strong's G1119 - gony

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gony (Key)
Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of uncertain affinity
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:738,126

Strong’s Definitions

γόνυ góny, gon-oo'; of uncertain affinity; the "knee":—knee(X -l).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x

The KJV translates Strong's G1119 in the following manner: knee (7x), kneel (with G5087) (with G3588) (5x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x
The KJV translates Strong's G1119 in the following manner: knee (7x), kneel (with G5087) (with G3588) (5x).
  1. the knee, to kneel down

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
γόνυ góny, gon-oo'; of uncertain affinity; the "knee":—knee(X -l).
γόνυ, γόνατος, τό, [from Homer down], the knee: Hebrews 12:12; τιθέναι τὰ γόνατα to bend the knees, kneel down, of persons supplicating: Luke 22:41; Acts 7:60; Acts 9:40; Acts 20:36; Acts 21:5; of [mock] worshippers, Mark 15:19, so also προσπίπτειν τοῖς γόνασί τινος, Luke 5:8 (of a suppliant in Euripides, Or. 1332); κάμπτειν τὰ γόνατα to bow the knee, of those worshipping God or Christ: τινί, Romans 11:4; πρός τινα, Ephesians 3:14; reflexively, γόνυ κάμπτει τινί, to i. e. in honor of one, Romans 14:11 (1 Kings 19:18); ἐν ὀνόματι Ἰησοῦ, Philippians 2:10 (Isaiah 45:23).
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Kings
5:8; 22:41
7:60; 9:40; 20:36; 21:5
11:4; 14:11

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1119 matches the Greek γόνυ (gony),
which occurs 12 times in 12 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:19 - And they smote him on the head with a reed, and did spit upon him, and bowing their knees G1119 worshipped him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:8 - When Simon Peter saw it, he fell down at Jesus' knees, G1119 saying, Depart from me; for I am a sinful man, O Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:41 - And he was withdrawn from them about a stone's cast, and kneeled down, G1119 and prayed,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:60 - And he kneeled down, G1119 and cried with a loud voice, Lord, lay not this sin to their charge. And when he had said this, he fell asleep.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:40 - But Peter put them all forth, and kneeled down, G1119 and prayed; and turning him to the body said, Tabitha, arise. And she opened her eyes: and when she saw Peter, she sat up.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:36 - And when he had thus spoken, he kneeled G1119 down, and prayed with them all.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:5 - And when we had accomplished those days, we departed and went our way; and they all brought us on our way, with wives and children, till we were out of the city: and we kneeled down G1119 on the shore, and prayed.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 11:4 - But what saith the answer of God unto him? I have reserved to myself seven thousand men, who have not bowed the knee G1119 to the image of Baal.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 14:11 - For it is written, As I live, saith the Lord, every knee G1119 shall bow to me, and every tongue shall confess to God.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:14 - For this cause I bow my knees G1119 unto the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:10 - That at the name of Jesus every knee G1119 should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth;
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:12 - Wherefore lift up the hands which hang down, and the feeble knees; G1119
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