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Lexicon :: Strong's G1654 - eleēmosynē

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ἐλεημοσύνη
Transliteration
eleēmosynē (Key)
Pronunciation
el-eh-ay-mos-oo'-nay
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:485,222

Strong’s Definitions

ἐλεημοσύνη eleēmosýnē, el-eh-ay-mos-oo'-nay; from G1656; compassionateness, i.e. (as exercised towards the poor) beneficence, or (concretely) a benefaction:—alms(-deeds).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x

The KJV translates Strong's G1654 in the following manner: alms (13x), almsdeeds (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x
The KJV translates Strong's G1654 in the following manner: alms (13x), almsdeeds (1x).
  1. mercy, pity

    1. esp. as exhibited in giving alms, charity

  2. the benefaction itself, a donation to the poor, alms

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἐλεημοσύνη eleēmosýnē, el-eh-ay-mos-oo'-nay; from G1656; compassionateness, i.e. (as exercised towards the poor) beneficence, or (concretely) a benefaction:—alms(-deeds).
STRONGS NT 1654: ἐλεημοσύνη
ἐλεημοσύνη, -ης, , (ἐλεήμων), Sept. for חֶסֶד and צְדָקָה (see δικαιοσύνη, 1 b.);
1. mercy, pity (Callimachus in Del. 152; Isaiah 38:18; Sir. 17:22 (Sir 17:24), etc.), especially as exhibited in giving alms, charity: Matthew 6:4; ποιεῖν ἐλεημοσύνην, to practise the virtue of mercy or beneficence, to show one's compassion, [A. V. do alms], (cf. the similar phrases δικαιοσύνην, ἀλήθειαν, etc. ποιεῖν), Matthew 6:1 Rec., 2, 3, (Sir. 7:10; Tobit 4:7; Tobit 12:8, etc.; for חֶסֶד עָשָׂה, Genesis 47:29); ἐλεημοσύνας, acts of beneficence, benefactions [cf. Winers Grammar, 176 (166); Buttmann, 77 (67)], Acts 10:2; εἴς τινα, Acts 24:17. Hence,
2. the benefaction itself, a donation to the poor, alms, (the German Almosen [and the English alms] being [alike] a corruption of the Greek word): ἐλεημοσύνην διδόναι [(Diogenes Laërtius 5, 17)], Luke 11:41; Luke 12:33; αἰτεῖν, Acts 3:2; λαμβάνειν, Acts 3:3; πρὸς τὴν ἐλεημοσ. for (the purpose of asking) alms, Acts 3:10; plural, Acts 9:36; Acts 10:4, 31.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Genesis
47:29
Isaiah
38:18
Matthew
6:1; 6:4
Luke
11:41; 12:33
Acts
3:2; 3:3; 3:10; 9:36; 10:2; 10:4; 10:31; 24:17

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1654 matches the Greek ἐλεημοσύνη (eleēmosynē),
which occurs 14 times in 14 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:1 - “Beware of practicing your righteousness before men to be noticed by them; otherwise you have no reward with your Father who is in heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:2 - “So when you [fn]give to the poor, do not sound a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, so that they may be honored by men. Truly I say to you, they have their reward in full.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:3 - “But when you [fn]give to the poor, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:4 - so that your [fn]giving G1654 will be in secret; and your Father who sees what is done in secret will reward you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:41 - “But give that which is within as charity, G1654 and [fn]then all things are clean for you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:33 - “Sell your possessions and give to charity; G1654 make yourselves money belts which do not wear out, an unfailing treasure in heaven, where no thief comes near nor moth destroys.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 3:2 - And a man who had been lame from his mother’s womb was being carried along, whom they used to set down every day at the gate of the temple which is called Beautiful, in order to beg [fn]alms G1654 of those who were entering the temple.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 3:3 - When he saw Peter and John about to go into the temple, he began asking to receive alms. G1654
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 3:10 - and they were taking note of him as being the one who used to sit at the Beautiful Gate of the temple to beg alms, G1654 and they were filled with wonder and amazement at what had happened to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:36 - Now in Joppa there was a disciple named Tabitha (which translated in Greek is called [fn]Dorcas); this woman was abounding with deeds of kindness and charity G1654 which she continually did.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:2 - a devout man and one who feared God with all his household, and gave many [fn]alms G1654 to the Jewish people and prayed to God continually.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:4 - And fixing his gaze on him and being much alarmed, he said, “What is it, Lord?” And he said to him, “Your prayers and [fn]alms G1654 have ascended as a memorial before God.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:31 - and he *said, ‘Cornelius, your prayer has been heard and your [fn]alms G1654 have been remembered before God.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:17 - “Now after several years I came to bring [fn]alms G1654 to my nation and to present offerings;

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