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Lexicon :: Strong's G1658 - eleutheros

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ἐλεύθερος
Transliteration
eleutheros (Key)
Pronunciation
el-yoo'-ther-os
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably from the alternate of ἔρχομαι (G2064)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:487,224

Strong’s Definitions

ἐλεύθερος eleútheros, el-yoo'-ther-os; probably from the alternate of G2064; unrestrained (to go at pleasure), i.e. (as a citizen) not a slave (whether freeborn or manumitted), or (genitive case) exempt (from obligation or liability):—free (man, woman), at liberty.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x

The KJV translates Strong's G1658 in the following manner: free (18x), free woman (3x), at liberty (1x), free man (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x
The KJV translates Strong's G1658 in the following manner: free (18x), free woman (3x), at liberty (1x), free man (1x).
  1. freeborn

    1. in a civil sense, one who is not a slave

    2. of one who ceases to be a slave, freed, manumitted

  2. free, exempt, unrestrained, not bound by an obligation

  3. in an ethical sense: free from the yoke of the Mosaic Law

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἐλεύθερος eleútheros, el-yoo'-ther-os; probably from the alternate of G2064; unrestrained (to go at pleasure), i.e. (as a citizen) not a slave (whether freeborn or manumitted), or (genitive case) exempt (from obligation or liability):—free (man, woman), at liberty.
STRONGS NT 1658: ἐλεύθερος
ἐλεύθερος, -έρα, -ερον, (ΕΛΕΥΘΩ equivalent to ἔρχομαι [so Curtius, p. 497, after Etym. Magn. 329, 43; Suidas col. 1202 a., Gaisf. edition; but others besides, cf. Vanicek, p. 61]; hence, properly, one who can go whither he pleases), [from Homer down], Sept. for חָפְשִׁי, free;
1. freeborn; in a civil sense, one who is not a slave: John 8:33; 1 Corinthians 7:22; 1 Corinthians 12:13; Galatians 3:28; Ephesians 6:8; Colossians 3:11; Revelation 6:15; Revelation 13:16; Revelation 19:18; feminine, Galatians 4:22f, 30f. (opposed to παιδίσκη); of one who ceases to be a slave, freed, manumitted: γίνεσθαι ἐλεύθερον, 1 Corinthians 7:21.
2. free, exempt, unrestrained, not bound by an obligation: 1 Corinthians 9:1; ἐκ πάντων (see ἐκ, I. 6 at the end), 1 Corinthians 9:19; ἀπό τινος, free from i. e. no longer under obligation to, so that one may now do what was formerly forbidden by the person or thing to which he was bound, Romans 7:3 [cf. Winers Grammar, 196f (185); Buttmann, 157f (138), 269 (231)]; followed by an infinitive [Winers Grammar, 319 (299); Buttmann, 260 (224)], ἐλευθέρα ἐστὶν... γαμηθῆναι she is free to be married, has liberty to marry, 1 Corinthians 7:39; exempt from paying tribute or tax, Matthew 17:26.
3. in an ethical sense: free from the yoke of the Mosaic law, Galatians 4:26; 1 Peter 2:16; from the bondage of sin, John 8:36; left to one's own will and pleasure, with the dative of respect, τῇ δικαιοσύνῃ, so far as relates to righteousness, as respects righteousness, Romans 6:20 (Winers Grammar, § 31, 1 k.; Buttmann, § 133, 12).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
17:26
John
8:33; 8:36
Romans
6:20; 7:3
1 Corinthians
7:21; 7:22; 7:39; 9:1; 9:19; 12:13
Galatians
3:28; 4:22; 4:26; 4:30
Ephesians
6:8
Colossians
3:11
1 Peter
2:16
Revelation
6:15; 13:16; 19:18

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1658 matches the Greek ἐλεύθερος (eleutheros),
which occurs 23 times in 23 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 17:26 - When Peter said, “From strangers,” Jesus said to him, “Then the sons are [fn]exempt G1658.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:33 - They answered Him, “We are Abraham’s descendants and have never been enslaved to anyone; how is it that You say, ‘You will become free G1658?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:36 - “So if the Son sets you free, you really will be free G1658.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 6:20 - For when you were slaves of sin, you were free G1658 in relation to righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:3 - So then, if while her husband is alive she [fn]gives herself to another man, she will be called an adulteress; but if her husband dies, she is free G1658 from the law, so that she is not an adulteress if she [fn]gives herself to another man.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:21 - Were you called as a slave? Do not let it concern you. But if you are also able to become free G1658, take advantage of that.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:22 - For the one who was called in the Lord as a slave, is the Lord’s freed person; likewise the one who was called as free G1658, is Christ’s slave.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:39 - A wife is bound as long as her husband lives; but if her husband [fn]dies, she is free G1658 to be married to whom she wishes, only in the Lord.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:1 - Am I not free G1658? Am I not an apostle? Have I not seen Jesus our Lord? Are you not my work in the Lord?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:19 - For though I am free G1658 from all people, I have made myself a slave to all, so that I may gain more.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:13 - For [fn]by one Spirit we were all baptized into one body, whether Jews or Greeks, whether slaves or free G1658, and we were all made to drink of one Spirit.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:28 - There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free G1658, there is [fn]neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:22 - For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by the slave woman and one by the free G1658 woman G1658.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:23 - But the son by the slave woman [fn]was born according to the flesh, and the son by the free G1658 woman G1658 through the promise.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:26 - But the Jerusalem above is free G1658; [fn]she is our mother.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:30 - But what does the Scripture say?
“DRIVE OUT THE SLAVE WOMAN AND HER SON,
FOR THE SON OF THE SLAVE WOMAN SHALL NOT BE AN HEIR WITH THE SON OF THE FREE G1658 WOMAN G1658.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:31 - So then, brothers and sisters, we are not children of a slave woman, but of the free G1658 woman G1658.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:8 - knowing that whatever good thing each one does, he will receive this back from the Lord, whether slave or free G1658.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:11 - a renewal in which there is no distinction between Greek and Jew, circumcised and uncircumcised, [fn]barbarian, [fn]Scythian, slave, and free G1658, but Christ is all, and in all.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:16 - Act as free G1658 people G1658, and [fn]do not use your freedom as a [fn]covering for evil, but use it as bond-servants of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:15 - Then the kings of the earth and the eminent people, and the commanders and the wealthy and the strong, and every slave and free G1658 person G1658 hid themselves in the caves and among the rocks of the mountains;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:16 - And he causes all, the small and the great, the rich and the poor, and the free G1658 and the slaves, [fn]to be given a mark on their right hands or on their foreheads,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:18 - so that you may eat the flesh of kings and the flesh of commanders, the flesh of mighty men, the flesh of horses and of those who sit on them, and the flesh of all people, both free G1658 and slaves, and small and great.”

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