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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 - [fn]At that time they made a [fn]calf and brought a sacrifice to the idol G1497, and were rejoicing in the works of their hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:20 - but that we write to them that they abstain from [fn]things contaminated by idols G1497, from acts of sexual immorality, from what has been [fn]strangled, and from blood.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:22 - You who say that one is not to commit adultery, do you commit adultery? You who loathe idols G1497, do you rob temples?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 8:4 - Therefore, concerning the eating of food sacrificed to idols, we know that an idol G1497 is [fn]nothing at all in the world, and that there is no God but one.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 8:7 - However, not all people have this knowledge; but some, being accustomed to the idol G1497 until now, eat food as if it were sacrificed to an idol; and their conscience, being weak, is defiled.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:19 - What do I mean then? That food sacrificed to idols is anything, or that an idol G1497 is [fn]anything?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:2 - You know that when you were [fn]pagans, you were led [fn]astray to the mute idols G1497, however you were led.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 6:16 - Or what agreement does [fn]the temple of God have with idols G1497? For we are [fn]the temple of the living God; just as God said,
“I WILL DWELL AMONG THEM AND WALK AMONG THEM;
AND I WILL BE THEIR GOD, AND THEY SHALL BE MY PEOPLE.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 1:9 - For they themselves report about us [fn]as to the kind of reception we had with you, and how you turned to God from [fn]idols G1497 to serve [fn]a living and true God,
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 5:21 - Little children, guard yourselves from idols G1497.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 9:20 - The rest of mankind, who were not killed by these plagues, did not repent of the works of their hands so as not to worship demons and the idols G1497 of gold, silver, brass, stone, and wood, which can neither see nor hear nor walk;

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