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Lexicon :: Strong's G1497 - eidōlon

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εἴδωλον
Transliteration
eidōlon (Key)
Pronunciation
i'-do-lon
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Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From εἶδος (G1491); an image (i.e. for worship)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:375,202

Strong’s Definitions

εἴδωλον eídōlon, i'-do-lon; from G1491; an image (i.e. for worship); by implication, a heathen god, or (plural) the worship of such:—idol.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's G1497 in the following manner: idol (11x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's G1497 in the following manner: idol (11x).
  1. an image, likeness

    1. i.e. whatever represents the form of an object, either real or imaginary

    2. used of the shades of the departed, apparitions, spectres, phantoms of the mind, etc.

  2. the image of an heathen god

  3. a false god

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
εἴδωλον eídōlon, i'-do-lon; from G1491; an image (i.e. for worship); by implication, a heathen god, or (plural) the worship of such:—idol.
STRONGS NT 1497: εἴδωλον
εἴδωλον, -ου, τό, (εἶδος [cf. Winers Grammar, 96 (91); Etym. Magn. 296, 9]), in Greek writings from Homer down, an image, likeness, i. e. whatever represents the form of an object, either real or imaginary; used of the shades of the departed (in Homer), of apparitions, spectres, phantoms of the mind, etc.; in Biblical writings [an idol, i. e.]:
1. the image of a heathen god: Acts 7:41; 1 Corinthians 12:2; Revelation 9:20, (Isaiah 30:22; 2 Chronicles 23:17, etc.; θεῶν δαιμόνων εἴδωλα, Polybius 31, 3, 13);
2. a false god: Acts 15:20 (on which see ἀλίσγημα); Romans 2:22; 1 Corinthians 8:4, 7; 1 Corinthians 10:19; 2 Corinthians 6:16; 1 Thessalonians 1:9 (often in the Sept.); φυλάσσειν ἑαυτὸν ἀπὸ τ. εἰδώλων, to guard oneself from all manner of fellowship with heathen worship, 1 John 5:21.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2 Chronicles
23:17
Isaiah
30:22
Acts
7:41; 15:20
Romans
2:22
1 Corinthians
8:4; 8:7; 10:19; 12:2
2 Corinthians
6:16
1 Thessalonians
1:9
1 John
5:21
Revelation
9:20

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1497 matches the Greek εἴδωλον (eidōlon),
which occurs 11 times in 11 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:41 - καὶ ἐμοσχοποίησαν ἐν ταῖς ἡμέραις ἐκείναις καὶ ἀνήγαγον θυσίαν τῷ εἰδώλῳ G1497 καὶ εὐφραίνοντο ἐν τοῖς ἔργοις τῶν χειρῶν αὐτῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:20 - ἀλλὰ ἐπιστεῖλαι αὐτοῖς τοῦ ἀπέχεσθαι τῶν ἀλισγημάτων τῶν εἰδώλων G1497 καὶ τῆς πορνείας καὶ τοῦ πνικτοῦ καὶ τοῦ αἵματος
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:22 - λέγων μὴ μοιχεύειν μοιχεύεις βδελυσσόμενος τὰ εἴδωλα G1497 ἱεροσυλεῖς
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 8:4 - περὶ τῆς βρώσεως οὖν τῶν εἰδωλοθύτων οἴδαμεν ὅτι οὐδὲν εἴδωλον G1497 ἐν κόσμῳ καὶ ὅτι οὐδεὶς θεὸς εἰ μὴ εἷς
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 8:7 - ἀλλ᾽ οὐκ ἐν πᾶσιν γνῶσις τινὲς δὲ τῇ συνηθείᾳ ἕως ἄρτι τοῦ εἰδώλου G1497 ὡς εἰδωλόθυτον ἐσθίουσιν καὶ συνείδησις αὐτῶν ἀσθενὴς οὖσα μολύνεται
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:19 - τί οὖν φημι ὅτι εἰδωλόθυτόν τί ἐστιν ὅτι εἴδωλόν G1497 τί ἐστιν
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:2 - οἴδατε ὅτι ὅτε ἔθνη ἦτε πρὸς τὰ εἴδωλα G1497 τὰ ἄφωνα ὡς ἂν ἤγεσθε ἀπαγόμενοι
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 6:16 - τίς δὲ συγκατάθεσις ναῷ θεοῦ μετὰ εἰδώλων G1497 ἡμεῖς γὰρ ναὸς θεοῦ ἐσμεν ζῶντος καθὼς εἶπεν θεὸς ὅτι ἐνοικήσω ἐν αὐτοῖς καὶ ἐμπεριπατήσω καὶ ἔσομαι αὐτῶν θεός καὶ αὐτοὶ ἔσονταί μου λαός
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 1:9 - αὐτοὶ γὰρ περὶ ἡμῶν ἀπαγγέλλουσιν ὁποίαν εἴσοδον ἔσχομεν πρὸς ὑμᾶς καὶ πῶς ἐπεστρέψατε πρὸς τὸν θεὸν ἀπὸ τῶν εἰδώλων G1497 δουλεύειν θεῷ ζῶντι καὶ ἀληθινῷ
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 5:21 - τεκνία φυλάξατε ἑαυτὰ ἀπὸ τῶν εἰδώλων G1497
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 9:20 - καὶ οἱ λοιποὶ τῶν ἀνθρώπων οἳ οὐκ ἀπεκτάνθησαν ἐν ταῖς πληγαῖς ταύταις οὐδὲ μετενόησαν ἐκ τῶν ἔργων τῶν χειρῶν αὐτῶν ἵνα μὴ προσκυνήσουσιν τὰ δαιμόνια καὶ τὰ εἴδωλα G1497 τὰ χρυσᾶ καὶ τὰ ἀργυρᾶ καὶ τὰ χαλκᾶ καὶ τὰ λίθινα καὶ τὰ ξύλινα οὔτε βλέπειν δύνανται οὔτε ἀκούειν οὔτε περιπατεῖν

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