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Lexicon :: Strong's G1198 - desmios

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desmios (Key)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:43,145

Strong’s Definitions

δέσμιος désmios, des'-mee-os; from G1199; a captive (as bound):—in bonds, prisoner.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x

The KJV translates Strong's G1198 in the following manner: prisoner (14x), be in bonds (1x), in bonds (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x
The KJV translates Strong's G1198 in the following manner: prisoner (14x), be in bonds (1x), in bonds (1x).
  1. bound, in bonds, a captive, a prisoner

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
δέσμιος désmios, des'-mee-os; from G1199; a captive (as bound):—in bonds, prisoner.
STRONGS NT 1198: δέσμιος
δέσμιος, -ου, , bound, in bonds, a captive, a prisoner [from Sophocles down]: Matthew 27:15; Mark 15:6; Acts 16:25, 27; Acts 23:18; Acts 25:14, 27; Acts 28:16 [R G], 17; Hebrews 10:34 G L T Tr text WH; Heb 13:3; δέσμιος τοῦ Χριστοῦ Ἰησοῦ, whom Christ, i. e. his truth which I have preached, has put in bonds (Winers Grammar, 189 (178); [Buttmann, 169 (147)]), Ephesians 3:1; 2 Timothy 1:8; Philemon 1:1, 9; in the same sense δέσμιος ἐν κυρίῳ, Ephesians 4:1; [cf. Bp. Lightfoot on Philemon 1:13].
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

16:25; 16:27; 23:18; 25:14; 25:27; 28:16; 28:17
3:1; 4:1
2 Timothy
1:1; 1:9; 1:13
10:34; 13:3

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1198 matches the Greek δέσμιος (desmios),
which occurs 16 times in 16 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:15 - Now at the feast the governor was accustomed to release for the [fn]people any one prisoner G1198 whom they wanted.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:16 - At that time they were holding a notorious prisoner, G1198 called Barabbas.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:6 - Now at the feast he used to release for them any one prisoner G1198 whom they requested.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:25 - But about midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns of praise to God, and the prisoners G1198 were listening to them;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:27 - When the jailer awoke and saw the prison doors opened, he drew his sword and was about to kill himself, supposing that the prisoners G1198 had escaped.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:18 - So he took him and led him to the [fn]commander and *said, “Paul the prisoner G1198 called me to him and asked me to lead this young man to you since he has something to tell you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:14 - While they were spending many days there, Festus laid Paul’s case before the king, saying, “There is a man who was left as a prisoner G1198 by Felix;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:27 - “For it seems absurd to me in sending a prisoner, G1198 not to indicate also the charges against him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 28:16 - When we entered Rome, Paul was allowed to stay by himself, with the soldier who was guarding him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 28:17 - After three days [fn]Paul called together those who were the leading men of the Jews, and when they came together, he began saying to them, “Brethren, though I had done nothing against our people or the customs of our [fn]fathers, yet I was delivered as a prisoner G1198 from Jerusalem into the hands of the Romans.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:1 - For this reason I, Paul, the prisoner G1198 of Christ Jesus for the sake of you Gentiles
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:1 - Therefore I, the prisoner G1198 of the Lord, implore you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 1:8 - Therefore do not be ashamed of the testimony of our Lord or of me His prisoner, G1198 but join with me in suffering for the gospel according to the power of God,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:1 - Paul, a prisoner G1198 of Christ Jesus, and Timothy [fn]our brother, To Philemon our beloved brother and fellow worker,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:9 - yet for love’s sake I rather appeal to you—since I am such a person as Paul, [fn]the aged, and now also a prisoner G1198 of Christ Jesus
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 13:3 - Remember the prisoners, G1198 as though in prison with them, and those who are ill-treated, since you yourselves also are in the body.

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