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Lexicon :: Strong's G1672 - hellēn

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Ἕλλην
Transliteration
hellēn (Key)
Pronunciation
hel'-lane
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:504,227

Strong’s Definitions

Ἕλλην Héllēn, hel'-lane; from G1671; a Hellen (Grecian) or inhabitant of Hellas; by extension a Greek-speaking person, especially a non-Jew:—Gentile, Greek.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 27x

The KJV translates Strong's G1672 in the following manner: Greek (20x), Gentile (7x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 27x
The KJV translates Strong's G1672 in the following manner: Greek (20x), Gentile (7x).
  1. a Greek either by nationality, whether a native of the main land or of the Greek islands or colonies

  2. in a wider sense the name embraces all nations not Jews that made the language, customs, and learning of the Greeks their own; the primary reference is to a difference of religion and worship

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
Ἕλλην Héllēn, hel'-lane; from G1671; a Hellen (Grecian) or inhabitant of Hellas; by extension a Greek-speaking person, especially a non-Jew:—Gentile, Greek.
STRONGS NT 1672: Ἕλλην
Ἕλλην, -ηνος, ;
1. a Greek by nationality, whether a native of the main land or of the Greek islands or colonies: Acts 18:17 Rec.; Ἕλληνές τε καὶ βάρβαροι, Romans 1:14.
2. in a wider sense the name embraces all nations not Jews that made the language, customs, and learning of the Greeks their own; so that where Ἕλληνες are opposed to Jews, the primary reference is to a difference of religion and worship: John 7:35 (cf. Meyer at the passage); Acts 11:20 G L T Tr [cf. B. D. American edition, p. 967]; Acts 16:1, 3; [Acts 21:28]; 1 Corinthians 1:22, 23 Rec.; Galatians 2:3 (Josephus, Antiquities 20, 11, 2); Ἰουδαῖοί τε καὶ Ἕλληνες, and the like: Acts 14:1; Acts 18:4; Acts 19:10, 17; Acts 20:21; Romans 1:16; Romans 2:9, 10; Romans 3:9; Romans 10:12; 1 Corinthians 1:24; 1 Corinthians 10:32; 1 Corinthians 12:13; Galatians 3:28; Colossians 3:11. The word is used in the same wide sense by the Greek church Fathers, cf. Otto on Tatian, p. 2; [Sophocles' Lexicon, under the word]. The Ἕλληνες spoken of in John 12:20 and Acts 17:4 are Jewish proselytes from the Gentiles; see προσήλυτος, 2. [Cf. B. D. under the word Greece etc. (especially American edition).]
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

John
7:35; 12:20
Acts
11:20; 14:1; 16:1; 16:3; 17:4; 18:4; 18:17; 19:10; 19:17; 20:21; 21:28
Romans
1:14; 1:16; 2:9; 2:10; 3:9; 10:12
1 Corinthians
1:22; 1:23; 1:24; 10:32; 12:13
Galatians
2:3; 3:28
Colossians
3:11

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1672 matches the Greek Ἕλλην (hellēn),
which occurs 25 times in 24 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:35 - The Jews then said to one another, “Where does this man intend to go that we will not find Him? He does not intend to go to the Dispersion among the Greeks G1672, and teach the Greeks G1672, does He?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:20 - Now there were some Greeks G1672 among those who were going up to worship at the feast;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:1 - In Iconium they entered the synagogue of the Jews together, and spoke in such a way that a large number of people believed, both of Jews and of Greeks G1672.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:1 - Now Paul also came to Derbe and to Lystra. And a disciple was there, named Timothy, the son of a Jewish woman who was a believer, but his father was a Greek G1672,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:3 - Paul wanted this man to leave with him; and he took him and circumcised him because of the Jews who were in those parts, for they all knew that his father was a Greek G1672.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 17:4 - And some of them were persuaded and joined Paul and Silas, [fn]along with a large number of the God-fearing Greeks G1672 and [fn]a significant number of the leading women.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:4 - And Paul was reasoning in the synagogue every Sabbath and trying to persuade Jews and Greeks G1672.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:10 - This took place for two years, so that all who lived in [fn]Asia heard the word of the Lord, both Jews and Greeks G1672.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:17 - This became known to all who lived in Ephesus, both Jews and Greeks G1672; and fear fell upon them all and the name of the Lord Jesus was being magnified.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:21 - solemnly testifying to both Jews and Greeks G1672 of repentance toward God and faith in our Lord Jesus Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:28 - crying out, “Men of Israel, help! This is the man who instructs everyone everywhere against our people and the Law and this place; and besides, he has even brought Greeks G1672 into the temple and has defiled this holy place!”
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:14 - I am [fn]under obligation both to Greeks G1672 and to the [fn]uncultured, both to the wise and to the foolish.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:16 - For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek G1672.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:9 - There will be tribulation and distress [fn]for every soul of mankind who does evil, [fn]for the Jew first and also [fn]for the Greek G1672,
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:10 - but glory, honor, and peace to everyone who does what is good, to the Jew first and also to the Greek G1672.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 3:9 - What then? [fn]Are we better than they? Not at all; for we have already charged that both Jews and Greeks G1672 are all under sin;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 10:12 - For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek G1672; for the same Lord is Lord of all, abounding in riches for all who call on Him;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 1:22 - For indeed Jews ask for [fn]signs and Greeks G1672 search for wisdom;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 1:24 - but to those who are the called, both Jews and Greeks G1672, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:32 - Do not offend Jews or Greeks G1672, or the church of God;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:13 - For [fn]by one Spirit we were all baptized into one body, whether Jews or Greeks G1672, whether slaves or free, and we were all made to drink of one Spirit.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 2:3 - But not even Titus, who was with me, though he was a Greek G1672, was compelled to be circumcised.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:28 - There is neither Jew nor Greek G1672, there is neither slave nor free, there is [fn]neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:11 - a renewal in which there is no distinction between Greek G1672 and Jew, circumcised and uncircumcised, [fn]barbarian, [fn]Scythian, slave, and free, but Christ is all, and in all.

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