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Lexicon :: Strong's G1484 - ethnos

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ethnos (Key)
Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably from ἔθω (G1486)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:364,201

Trench's Synonyms: xcviii. λαός, ἕθνος, δῆμος, ὄχλος.

Strong’s Definitions

ἔθνος éthnos, eth'-nos; probably from G1486; a race (as of the same habit), i.e. a tribe; specially, a foreign (non-Jewish) one (usually, by implication, pagan):—Gentile, heathen, nation, people.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 164x

The KJV translates Strong's G1484 in the following manner: Gentiles (93x), nation (64x), heathen (5x), people (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 164x
The KJV translates Strong's G1484 in the following manner: Gentiles (93x), nation (64x), heathen (5x), people (2x).
  1. a multitude (whether of men or of beasts) associated or living together

    1. a company, troop, swarm

  2. a multitude of individuals of the same nature or genus

    1. the human family

  3. a tribe, nation, people group

  4. in the OT, foreign nations not worshipping the true God, pagans, Gentiles

  5. Paul uses the term for Gentile Christians

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἔθνος éthnos, eth'-nos; probably from G1486; a race (as of the same habit), i.e. a tribe; specially, a foreign (non-Jewish) one (usually, by implication, pagan):—Gentile, heathen, nation, people.
ἔθνος, -ους, τό;
1. a multitude (whether of men or of beasts) associated or living together; a company, troop, swarm: ἔθνος ἑταίρων, ἔθνος Ἀχαιων, ἔθνος λαῶν, Homer, Iliad; ἔθνος μελισσάων, 2, 87; μυιάων ἔθνεα, ibid. 469.
2. a multitude of individuals of the same nature or genus (τὸ ἔθνος τὸ θῆλυ τὸ ἄρρεν, Xenophon, oec. 7, 26): πᾶν ἔθνος ἀνθρώπων, the human race, Acts 17:26 [but this seems to belong under the next entry].
3. race, nation: Matthew 21:43; Acts 10:35, etc.; ἔθνος ἐπὶ ἔθνος, Matthew 24:7; Mark 13:8: οἱ ἄρχοντες, οἱ βασιλεῖς τῶν ἐθνῶν, Matthew 20:25; Luke 22:25; used [in the singular] of the Jewish people, Luke 7:5; Luke 23:2; John 11:48, 50-53; John 18:35; Acts 10:22; Acts 24:2 (Acts 24:3), Acts 24:10; Acts 26:4; 28:19.
4. (τά) ἔθνη, like הַגויִם in the O. T., foreign nations not worshipping the true God, pagans, Gentiles, [cf. Trench, § 98]: Matthew 4:15 (Γαλιλαία τῶν ἐθνῶν), Matthew 6:32; [3 John 1:7 R G; cf. Revelation 15:3 G L T Tr WH marginal reading after John 10:7], and very often; in plain contradistinction to the Jews: Romans 3:29; Romans 9:24; [1 Corinthians 1:23 G L T Tr WH]: Galatians 2:8, etc.; λαὸς (τοῦ θεοῦ, Jews) καὶ τὰ ἔθνη, Luke 2:32; Acts 26:17, 23; Romans 15:10.
5. Paul uses τὰ ἔθνη even of Gentile Christians: Romans 11:13; Romans 15:27; Romans 16:4; Galatians 2:12 (opposite Galatians 2:13 to οἱ Ἰουδαῖοι, i. e. Jewish Christians), Galatians 2:14; Ephesians 3:1, cf. Ephesians 4:17 [Winers Grammar, § 59, 4 a.; Buttmann, 130 (114)].
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

4:15; 6:32; 20:25; 21:43; 24:7
2:32; 7:5; 22:25; 23:2
10:7; 11; 11:48; 18:35
10:22; 10:35; 17:26; 24:2; 24:3; 24:10; 26:4; 26:17; 26:23; 28:19
3:29; 9:24; 11:13; 15:10; 15:27; 16:4
1 Corinthians
2:8; 2:12; 2:13; 2:14
3:1; 4:17
3 John

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1484 matches the Greek ἔθνος (ethnos),
which occurs 164 times in 152 verses in the TR Greek.

Page 1 / 4 (Mat 4:15–Act 13:47)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:15 - The land of Zabulon, and the land of Nephthalim, by the way of the sea, beyond Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles; G1484
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:32 - (For after all these things do the Gentiles G1484 seek:) for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:5 - These twelve Jesus sent forth, and commanded them, saying, Go not into the way of the Gentiles, G1484 and into any city of the Samaritans enter ye not:
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:18 - And ye shall be brought before governors and kings for my sake, for a testimony against them and the Gentiles. G1484
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:18 - Behold my servant, whom I have chosen; my beloved, in whom my soul is well pleased: I will put my spirit upon him, and he shall shew judgment to the Gentiles. G1484
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:21 - And in his name shall the Gentiles G1484 trust.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:19 - And shall deliver him to the Gentiles G1484 to mock, and to scourge, and to crucify him: and the third day he shall rise again.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:25 - But Jesus called them unto him, and said, Ye know that the princes of the Gentiles G1484 exercise dominion over them, and they that are great exercise authority upon them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:43 - Therefore say I unto you, The kingdom of God shall be taken from you, and given to a nation G1484 bringing forth the fruits thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:7 - For nation G1484 shall rise against nation, G1484 and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:9 - Then shall they deliver you up to be afflicted, and shall kill you: and ye shall be hated of all nations G1484 for my name's sake.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:14 - And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations; G1484 and then shall the end come.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:32 - And before him shall be gathered all nations: G1484 and he shall separate them one from another, as a shepherd divideth his sheep from the goats:
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:19 - Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, G1484 baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:33 - Saying, Behold, we go up to Jerusalem; and the Son of man shall be delivered unto the chief priests, and unto the scribes; and they shall condemn him to death, and shall deliver him to the Gentiles: G1484
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:42 - But Jesus called them to him, and saith unto them, Ye know that they which are accounted to rule over the Gentiles G1484 exercise lordship over them; and their great ones exercise authority upon them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 11:17 - And he taught, saying unto them, Is it not written, My house shall be called of all nations G1484 the house of prayer? but ye have made it a den of thieves.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:8 - For nation G1484 shall rise against nation, G1484 and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be earthquakes in divers places, and there shall be famines and troubles: these are the beginnings of sorrows.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:10 - And the gospel must first be published among all nations. G1484
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:32 - A light to lighten the Gentiles, G1484 and the glory of thy people Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:5 - For he loveth our nation, G1484 and he hath built us a synagogue.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:30 - For all these things do the nations G1484 of the world seek after: and your Father knoweth that ye have need of these things.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:32 - For he shall be delivered unto the Gentiles, G1484 and shall be mocked, and spitefully entreated, and spitted on:
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:10 - Then said he unto them, Nation G1484 shall rise against nation, G1484 and kingdom against kingdom:
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:24 - And they shall fall by the edge of the sword, and shall be led away captive into all nations: G1484 and Jerusalem shall be trodden down of the Gentiles, G1484 until the times of the Gentiles G1484 be fulfilled.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:25 - And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars; and upon the earth distress of nations, G1484 with perplexity; the sea and the waves roaring;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:25 - And he said unto them, The kings of the Gentiles G1484 exercise lordship over them; and they that exercise authority upon them are called benefactors.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:2 - And they began to accuse him, saying, We found this fellow perverting the nation, G1484 and forbidding to give tribute to Caesar, saying that he himself is Christ a King.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:47 - And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, G1484 beginning at Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:48 - If we let him thus alone, all men will believe on him: and the Romans shall come and take away both our place and nation. G1484
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:50 - Nor consider that it is expedient for us, that one man should die for the people, and that the whole nation G1484 perish not.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:51 - And this spake he not of himself: but being high priest that year, he prophesied that Jesus should die for that nation; G1484
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:52 - And not for that nation G1484 only, but that also he should gather together in one the children of God that were scattered abroad.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:35 - Pilate answered, Am I a Jew? Thine own nation G1484 and the chief priests have delivered thee unto me: what hast thou done?
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:5 - And there were dwelling at Jerusalem Jews, devout men, out of every nation G1484 under heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:25 - Who by the mouth of thy servant David hast said, Why did the heathen G1484 rage, and the people imagine vain things?
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:27 - For of a truth against thy holy child Jesus, whom thou hast anointed, both Herod, and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles, G1484 and the people of Israel, were gathered together,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:7 - And the nation G1484 to whom they shall be in bondage will I judge, said God: and after that shall they come forth, and serve me in this place.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:45 - Which also our fathers that came after brought in with Jesus into the possession of the Gentiles, G1484 whom God drave out before the face of our fathers, unto the days of David;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:9 - But there was a certain man, called Simon, which beforetime in the same city used sorcery, and bewitched the people G1484 of Samaria, giving out that himself was some great one:
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:15 - But the Lord said unto him, Go thy way: for he is a chosen vessel unto me, to bear my name before the Gentiles, G1484 and kings, and the children of Israel:
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:22 - And they said, Cornelius the centurion, a just man, and one that feareth God, and of good report among all the nation G1484 of the Jews, was warned from God by an holy angel to send for thee into his house, and to hear words of thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:35 - But in every nation G1484 he that feareth him, and worketh righteousness, is accepted with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:45 - And they of the circumcision which believed were astonished, as many as came with Peter, because that on the Gentiles G1484 also was poured out the gift of the Holy Ghost.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 11:1 - And the apostles and brethren that were in Judaea heard that the Gentiles G1484 had also received the word of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 11:18 - When they heard these things, they held their peace, and glorified God, saying, Then hath God also to the Gentiles G1484 granted repentance unto life.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:19 - And when he had destroyed seven nations G1484 in the land of Chanaan, he divided their land to them by lot.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:42 - And when the Jews were gone out of the synagogue, the Gentiles G1484 besought that these words might be preached to them the next sabbath.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:46 - Then Paul and Barnabas waxed bold, and said, It was necessary that the word of God should first have been spoken to you: but seeing ye put it from you, and judge yourselves unworthy of everlasting life, lo, we turn to the Gentiles. G1484
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:47 - For so hath the Lord commanded us, saying, I have set thee to be a light of the Gentiles, G1484 that thou shouldest be for salvation unto the ends of the earth.

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