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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 TR 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 yet been enslaved to anyone; how is it that You say, ‘You will become free’?” G1658
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:36 - “So if the Son makes you free, you will be free G1658 indeed.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 6:20 - For when you were slaves of sin, you were free G1658 in regard to righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:3 - So then, if while her husband is living she is joined to another man, she shall be called an adulteress; but if her husband dies, she is free G1658 from the law, so that she is not an adulteress though she is joined to another man.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:21 - Were you called while a slave? [fn]Do not worry about it; but if you are able also to become free, G1658 rather [fn]do that.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:22 - For he who was called in the Lord while a slave, is the Lord’s freedman; likewise he who was called while 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]is dead, 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 men, I have made myself a slave to all, so that I may win 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 man, 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 bondwoman and one by the free G1658 woman. G1658
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:23 - But the son by the bondwoman [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?
“CAST OUT THE BONDWOMAN AND HER SON,
FOR THE SON OF THE BONDWOMAN SHALL NOT BE AN HEIR WITH THE SON OF THE FREE G1658 WOMAN G1658.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:31 - So then, brethren, we are not children of a bondwoman, [fn]but of the free G1658 woman. G1658
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:8 - knowing that whatever good thing each one does, this he will receive 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, Scythian, slave and freeman, G1658 but Christ is all, and in all.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:16 - Act as free G1658 men, G1658 and [fn]do not use your freedom as a covering for evil, but use it as bondslaves of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:15 - Then the kings of the earth and the great men and the [fn]commanders and the rich and the strong and every slave and free G1658 man 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, and the rich and the poor, and the free G1658 men G1658 and the slaves, [fn]to be given a mark on their right hand or on their forehead,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:18 - so that you may eat the flesh of kings and the flesh of [fn]commanders and the flesh of mighty men and the flesh of horses and of those who sit on them and the flesh of all men, both free G1658 men G1658 and slaves, and small and great.”

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