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Lexicon :: Strong's G1680 - elpis

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elpis (Key)
Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From a primary elpo (to anticipate, usually with pleasure)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:517,229

Trench's Synonyms: cvii. Additional Synonyms

Strong’s Definitions

ἐλπίς elpís, el-pece'; from a primary ἔλπω élpō (to anticipate, usually with pleasure); expectation (abstractly or concretely) or confidence:—faith, hope.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 54x

The KJV translates Strong's G1680 in the following manner: hope (53x), faith (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 54x
The KJV translates Strong's G1680 in the following manner: hope (53x), faith (1x).
  1. expectation of evil, fear

  2. expectation of good, hope

    1. in the Christian sense

      1. joyful and confident expectation of eternal salvation

  3. on hope, in hope, having hope

    1. the author of hope, or he who is its foundation

    2. the thing hoped for

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἐλπίς elpís, el-pece'; from a primary ἔλπω élpō (to anticipate, usually with pleasure); expectation (abstractly or concretely) or confidence:—faith, hope.
ἐλπίς (sometimes written ἐλπίς; so WH in Romans 8:20; Tdf. in Acts 2:26; see (in 2 below, and) the references under the word ἀφειδον), ἐλπίδος, (ἔλπω to make to hope), the Sept. for בֶּטַח and מִבְטַח, trust; מַחְסֶה that in which one confides or to which he flees for refuge; תִּקְוָה expectation, hope; in the classics a vox media, i. e. expectation whether of good or of ill;
1. rarely in a bad sense, expectation of evil, fear; as, τῶν κακῶν ἐλπίς, Lucian, Tyrannic c. 3; τοῦ φοβοῦ ἐλπίς, Thucydides 7, 61; κακῇ ἐλπίς, Plato, rep. 1, p. 330 e. (cf. legg. 1, p. 644 c. at the end); πονηρά ἐλπίς Isaiah 28:19, the Sept.
2. much more frequent in the classics, and always in the N. T., in a good sense: expectation of good, hope; and in the Christian sense, joyful and confident expectation of eternal salvation: Acts 23:6; Acts 26:7; Romans 5:4; Romans 12:12; Romans 15:13; 1 Corinthians 13:13; 1 Peter 1:3; 1 Peter 3:15; ἀγαθή ἐλπίς (often in secular authors, as Plato, Phaedo 67 c.; plural ἐλπίδες ἀγαθαί, legg. 1, p. 649 b.; Xenophon, Ages. 1, 27), 2 Thessalonians 2:16; ἐλπίς βλεπομένη, hope whose object is seen, Romans 8:24; Θεός τῆς ἐλπίδος, God, the author of hope, Romans 15:13; πληροθορια τῆς ἐλπίδος, fullness, i. e. certainty and strength of hope, Hebrews 6:11; ὁμολογία τῆς ἐλπίδος, the confession of those things which we hope for, Hebrews 10:23; τό καύχημα τῆς ἐλπίδος hope wherein we glory, Hebrews 3:6; ἐπεισαγωγή κρείττονος ἐλπίδος, the bringing in of a better hope, Hebrews 7:19; ἐλπίς with the genitive of the subjunctive, Acts 28:20; 2 Corinthians 1:7 (6); Philippians 1:20; with the genitive of the object, Acts 27:20; Romans 5:2; 1 Corinthians 9:10; 1 Thessalonians 5:8; Titus 3:7; with the genitive of the thing on which the hope depends, ἐλπίς τῆς ἐργασίας αὐτῶν, Acts 16:19; τῆς κλήσεως, Ephesians 1:18; Ephesians 4:4; τοῦ εὐαγγελίου, Colossians 1:23; with the genitive of the person in whom hope is reposed, 1 Thessalonians 1:3 (cf. Buttmann, 155 (136)). ἐπ' (or ἐφ' — so Acts 2:26 L T; Romans 4:18 L; Rom 8:20 (Rom 8:21) T WH; cf. Scrivener, Introduction, etc., p. 565; (but see above, at the beginning)) ἐλπίδι, relying on hope, having hope, in hope (Euripides, Herc. fur. 804; Diodorus Siculus 13, 21; ἐπ' ἐλπίδι ἀγαθή, Xenophon, mem. 2, 1, 187 (Winers Grammar, 394 (368), cf. 425 (396); Buttmann, 337 (290)): Acts 2:26 (of a return to life); Romans 4:18; with the genitive of the thing hoped for added: ζωῆς αἰωνίου, Titus 1:2; τοῦ μετέχειν, 1 Corinthians 9:10 (G L T Tr WH); in hope, followed by ὅτι, Romans 8:20 (21) (but Tdf. reads διότι); on account of the hope, for the hope (Buttmann, 165 (144)), with the genitive of the thing on which the hope rests, Acts 26:6. παῥ ἐλπίδα, beyond, against, hope (Winer's Grammar, 404 (377)): Romans 4:18 (i. e. where the laws of nature left no room for hope). ἔχειν ἐλπίδα (often in Greek writings): Romans 15:4; 2 Corinthians 3:12; with an infinitive belonging to the person hoping, 2 Corinthians 10:15; ἐλπίδα ἔχειν εἰς (Tdf. πρός) Θεόν, followed by an accusative with an infinitive Acts 24:15 (εἰς Χριστόν ἔχειν, τάς ἐλπίδας, Acta Thomae § 28; (τήν ἐλπίδα εἰς τόν Ἰησοῦν ἐν τῷ πνεύματι ἔχοντες, the Epistle of Barnabas 11, 11 [ET])); ἐπί with the dative of person 1 John 3:3; ἐλπίδα μή ἔχοντες (of the heathen) having no hope (of salvation), Ephesians 2:12; 1 Thessalonians 4:13; ἐλπίς ἐστιν εἰς Θεόν, directed unto God, 1 Peter 1:21. By metonymy, it denotes
a. the author of hope, or he who is its foundation, (often so in Greek authors, as Aeschylus choëph. 776; Thucydides 3, 57; (cf. Ignatius ad Eph. 21, 2 [ET]; ad Magn. 11 [ET] at the end; ad Philad. 11, 2 [ET]; ad Trall. inscr. and 2, 2 [ET], etc.)): 1 Timothy 1:1; 1 Thessalonians 2:19; with the genitive of object added, τῆς δόξης, Colossians 1:27.
b. the thing hoped for: προσδέχεσθαι τήν μακαρίαν ἐλπίδα, Titus 2:13; ἐλπίδα δικαιοσύνης ἀπεκδέχεσθαι, the thing hoped for, which is righteousness (cf. Meyer edition Sieffert at the passage), Galatians 5:5 (προσδοκῶν τάς ὑπό Θεοῦ ἐλπίδας, 2 Macc. 7:14); διά ἐλπίδα τήν ἀποκειμένην ἐν τοῖς οὐρανοῖς, Colossians 1:5; κρατῆσαι τῆς προκειμένης ἐλπίδος, Hebrews 6:18 (cf. Bleek at the passage). — Zöckler, De vi ac notlone vocis ἐλπίς in N. T. Gissae 1856.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2:26; 2:26; 2:26; 16:19; 23:6; 24:15; 26:6; 26:7; 27:20; 28:20
4:18; 4:18; 4:18; 5:2; 5:4; 8:20; 8:20; 8:20; 8:21; 8:24; 12:12; 15:4; 15:13; 15:13
1 Corinthians
9:10; 9:10; 13:13
2 Corinthians
1:7; 3:12; 10:15
1:18; 2:12; 4:4
1:5; 1:23; 1:27
1 Thessalonians
1:3; 2:19; 4:13; 5:8
2 Thessalonians
1 Timothy
1:2; 2:13; 3:7
3:6; 6:11; 6:18; 7:19; 10:23
1 Peter
1:3; 1:21; 3:15
1 John

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1680 matches the Greek ἐλπίς (elpis),
which occurs 77 times in 73 verses in the LXX Greek.

Page 1 / 2 (Deu 24:15–Isa 28:10)

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 24:15 - αὐθημερὸν ἀποδώσεις τὸν μισθὸν αὐτοῦ οὐκ ἐπιδύσεται ἥλιος ἐπ᾽ αὐτῷ ὅτι πένης ἐστὶν καὶ ἐν αὐτῷ ἔχει τὴν ἐλπίδα G1680 καὶ οὐ καταβοήσεται κατὰ σοῦ πρὸς κύριον καὶ ἔσται ἐν σοὶ ἁμαρτία
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:7 - καὶ ἐπορεύθησαν οἱ πέντε ἄνδρες καὶ παρεγένοντο εἰς Λαισα καὶ εἶδον τὸν λαὸν τὸν κατοικοῦντα ἐν αὐτῇ καθήμενον ἐν ἐλπίδι G1680 κατὰ τὴν σύγκρισιν τῶν Σιδωνίων ἡσυχάζοντας ἐν ἐλπίδι G1680 καὶ μὴ δυναμένους λαλῆσαι ῥῆμα ὅτι μακράν εἰσιν ἀπὸ Σιδῶνος καὶ λόγος οὐκ ἦν αὐτοῖς μετὰ Συρίας
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:9 - καὶ εἶπαν ἀνάστητε καὶ ἀναβῶμεν ἐπ᾽ αὐτούς ὅτι εἰσήλθαμεν καὶ ἐνεπεριεπατήσαμεν ἐν τῇ γῇ ἕως Λαισα καὶ εἴδομεν τὸν λαὸν τὸν κατοικοῦντα ἐν αὐτῇ ἐν ἐλπίδι G1680 κατὰ τὸ σύγκριμα τῶν Σιδωνίων καὶ μακρὰν ἀπέχοντες ἐκ Σιδῶνος καὶ λόγος οὐκ ἦν αὐτοῖς μετὰ Συρίας ἀλλὰ ἀνάστητε καὶ ἀναβῶμεν ἐπ᾽ αὐτούς ὅτι εὑρήκαμεν τὴν γῆν καὶ ἰδοὺ ἀγαθὴ σφόδρα καὶ ὑμεῖς σιωπᾶτε μὴ ὀκνήσητε τοῦ πορευθῆναι τοῦ ἐλθεῖν καὶ κατακληρονομῆσαι τὴν γῆν
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 35:26 - καὶ ἦσαν οἱ λόγοι Ιωσια καὶ ἐλπὶς G1680 αὐτοῦ γεγραμμένα ἐν νόμῳ κυρίου
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:6 - πότερον οὐχ φόβος σού ἐστιν ἐν ἀφροσύνῃ καὶ ἐλπίς G1680 σου καὶ ἀκακία τῆς ὁδοῦ σου
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:16 - εἴη δὲ ἀδυνάτῳ ἐλπίς G1680 ἀδίκου δὲ στόμα ἐμφραχθείη
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:8 - εἰ γὰρ δῴη καὶ ἔλθοι μου αἴτησις καὶ τὴν ἐλπίδα G1680 μου δῴη κύριος
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:6 - δὲ βίος μού ἐστιν ἐλαφρότερος λαλιᾶς ἀπόλωλεν δὲ ἐν κενῇ ἐλπίδι G1680
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:13 - οὕτως τοίνυν ἔσται τὰ ἔσχατα πάντων τῶν ἐπιλανθανομένων τοῦ κυρίου ἐλπὶς G1680 γὰρ ἀσεβοῦς ἀπολεῖται
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 11:18 - πεποιθώς τε ἔσῃ ὅτι ἔστιν σοι ἐλπίς G1680 ἐκ δὲ μερίμνης καὶ φροντίδος ἀναφανεῖταί σοι εἰρήνη
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 11:20 - σωτηρία δὲ αὐτοὺς ἀπολείψει γὰρ ἐλπὶς G1680 αὐτῶν ἀπώλεια ὀφθαλμοὶ δὲ ἀσεβῶν τακήσονται
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:7 - ἔστιν γὰρ δένδρῳ ἐλπίς G1680 ἐὰν γὰρ ἐκκοπῇ ἔτι ἐπανθήσει καὶ ῥάδαμνος αὐτοῦ οὐ μὴ ἐκλίπῃ
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:15 - ποῦ οὖν μου ἔτι ἐστὶν ἐλπίς G1680 τὰ ἀγαθά μου ὄψομαι
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:10 - διέσπασέν με κύκλῳ καὶ ᾠχόμην ἐξέκοψεν δὲ ὥσπερ δένδρον τὴν ἐλπίδα G1680 μου
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:8 - καὶ τίς γάρ ἐστιν ἐλπὶς G1680 ἀσεβεῖ ὅτι ἐπέχει πεποιθὼς ἐπὶ κύριον ἆρα σωθήσεται
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:15 - ἐπιστρέφονται δέ μου αἱ ὀδύναι ᾤχετό μου ἐλπὶς G1680 ὥσπερ πνεῦμα καὶ ὥσπερ νέφος σωτηρία μου
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 4:8 - (LXX 4:9)ἐν εἰρήνῃ ἐπὶ τὸ αὐτὸ κοιμηθήσομαι καὶ ὑπνώσω ὅτι σύ κύριε κατὰ μόνας ἐπ᾽ ἐλπίδι G1680 κατῴκισάς με
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 14:6 - (LXX 13:6)βουλὴν πτωχοῦ κατῃσχύνατε ὅτι κύριος ἐλπὶς G1680 αὐτοῦ ἐστιν
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 16:9 - (LXX 15:9)διὰ τοῦτο ηὐφράνθη καρδία μου καὶ ἠγαλλιάσατο γλῶσσά μου ἔτι δὲ καὶ σάρξ μου κατασκηνώσει ἐπ᾽ ἐλπίδι G1680
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:9 - (LXX 21:10)ὅτι σὺ εἶ ἐκσπάσας με ἐκ γαστρός ἐλπίς G1680 μου ἀπὸ μαστῶν τῆς μητρός μου
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:4 - (LXX 39:5)μακάριος ἀνήρ οὗ ἐστιν τὸ ὄνομα κυρίου ἐλπὶς G1680 αὐτοῦ καὶ οὐκ ἐνέβλεψεν εἰς ματαιότητας καὶ μανίας ψευδεῖς
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:8 - (LXX 59:10)Μωαβ λέβης τῆς ἐλπίδος G1680 μου ἐπὶ τὴν Ιδουμαίαν ἐκτενῶ τὸ ὑπόδημά μου ἐμοὶ ἀλλόφυλοι ὑπετάγησαν
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 61:3 - (LXX 60:4)ὡδήγησάς με ὅτι ἐγενήθης ἐλπίς G1680 μου πύργος ἰσχύος ἀπὸ προσώπου ἐχθροῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 62:7 - (LXX 61:8)ἐπὶ τῷ θεῷ τὸ σωτήριόν μου καὶ δόξα μου θεὸς τῆς βοηθείας μου καὶ ἐλπίς G1680 μου ἐπὶ τῷ θεῷ
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 65:5 - (LXX 64:6)ἐπάκουσον ἡμῶν θεὸς σωτὴρ ἡμῶν ἐλπὶς G1680 πάντων τῶν περάτων τῆς γῆς καὶ ἐν θαλάσσῃ μακράν
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:5 - (LXX 70:5)ὅτι σὺ εἶ ὑπομονή μου κύριε κύριος ἐλπίς G1680 μου ἐκ νεότητός μου
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:28 - (LXX 72:28)ἐμοὶ δὲ τὸ προσκολλᾶσθαι τῷ θεῷ ἀγαθόν ἐστιν τίθεσθαι ἐν τῷ κυρίῳ τὴν ἐλπίδα G1680 μου τοῦ ἐξαγγεῖλαι πάσας τὰς αἰνέσεις σου ἐν ταῖς πύλαις τῆς θυγατρὸς Σιων
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:7 - (LXX 77:7)ἵνα θῶνται ἐπὶ τὸν θεὸν τὴν ἐλπίδα G1680 αὐτῶν καὶ μὴ ἐπιλάθωνται τῶν ἔργων τοῦ θεοῦ καὶ τὰς ἐντολὰς αὐτοῦ ἐκζητήσουσιν
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:53 - (LXX 77:53)καὶ ὡδήγησεν αὐτοὺς ἐν ἐλπίδι G1680 καὶ οὐκ ἐδειλίασαν καὶ τοὺς ἐχθροὺς αὐτῶν ἐκάλυψεν θάλασσα
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 91:9 - (LXX 90:9)ὅτι σύ κύριε ἐλπίς G1680 μου τὸν ὕψιστον ἔθου καταφυγήν σου
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:22 - (LXX 93:22)καὶ ἐγένετό μοι κύριος εἰς καταφυγὴν καὶ θεός μου εἰς βοηθὸν ἐλπίδος G1680 μου
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 108:9 - (LXX 107:10)Μωαβ λέβης τῆς ἐλπίδος G1680 μου ἐπὶ τὴν Ιδουμαίαν ἐκτενῶ τὸ ὑπόδημά μου ἐμοὶ ἀλλόφυλοι ὑπετάγησαν
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 142:5 - (LXX 141:6)ἐκέκραξα πρὸς σέ κύριε εἶπα σὺ εἶ ἐλπίς G1680 μου μερίς μου ἐν γῇ ζώντων
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 146:5 - (LXX 145:5)μακάριος οὗ θεὸς Ιακωβ βοηθός ἐλπὶς G1680 αὐτοῦ ἐπὶ κύριον τὸν θεὸν αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:33 - δὲ ἐμοῦ ἀκούων κατασκηνώσει ἐπ᾽ ἐλπίδι G1680 καὶ ἡσυχάσει ἀφόβως ἀπὸ παντὸς κακοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:28 - ἐγχρονίζει δικαίοις εὐφροσύνη ἐλπὶς G1680 δὲ ἀσεβῶν ὄλλυται
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:7 - τελευτήσαντος ἀνδρὸς δικαίου οὐκ ὄλλυται ἐλπίς G1680 τὸ δὲ καύχημα τῶν ἀσεβῶν ὄλλυται
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:23 - ἐπιθυμία δικαίων πᾶσα ἀγαθή ἐλπὶς G1680 δὲ ἀσεβῶν ἀπολεῖται
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:12 - κρείσσων ἐναρχόμενος βοηθῶν καρδίᾳ τοῦ ἐπαγγελλομένου καὶ εἰς ἐλπίδα G1680 ἄγοντος δένδρον γὰρ ζωῆς ἐπιθυμία ἀγαθή
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:26 - ἐν φόβῳ κυρίου ἐλπὶς G1680 ἰσχύος τοῖς δὲ τέκνοις αὐτοῦ καταλείπει ἔρεισμα
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:19 - ἵνα σου γένηται ἐπὶ κύριον ἐλπὶς G1680 καὶ γνωρίσῃ σοι τὴν ὁδὸν αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:18 - ἐὰν γὰρ τηρήσῃς αὐτά ἔσται σοι ἔκγονα δὲ ἐλπίς G1680 σου οὐκ ἀποστήσεται
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:14 - οὕτως αἰσθήσῃ σοφίαν τῇ σῇ ψυχῇ ἐὰν γὰρ εὕρῃς ἔσται καλὴ τελευτή σου καὶ ἐλπίς G1680 σε οὐκ ἐγκαταλείψει
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:12 - (LXX 33:12)εἶδον ἄνδρα δόξαντα παρ᾽ ἑαυτῷ σοφὸν εἶναι ἐλπίδα G1680 μέντοι ἔσχεν μᾶλλον ἄφρων αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:20 - (LXX 36:20)ἐὰν ἴδῃς ἄνδρα ταχὺν ἐν λόγοις γίνωσκε ὅτι ἐλπίδα G1680 ἔχει μᾶλλον ἄφρων αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 9:4 - ὅτι τίς ὃς κοινωνεῖ πρὸς πάντας τοὺς ζῶντας ἔστιν ἐλπίς G1680 ὅτι κύων ζῶν αὐτὸς ἀγαθὸς ὑπὲρ τὸν λέοντα τὸν νεκρόν
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 24:16 - ἀπὸ τῶν πτερύγων τῆς γῆς τέρατα ἠκούσαμεν ἐλπὶς G1680 τῷ εὐσεβεῖ καὶ ἐροῦσιν οὐαὶ τοῖς ἀθετοῦσιν οἱ ἀθετοῦντες τὸν νόμον
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:4 - καὶ ἔσται τὸ ἄνθος τὸ ἐκπεσὸν τῆς ἐλπίδος G1680 τῆς δόξης ἐπ᾽ ἄκρου τοῦ ὄρους τοῦ ὑψηλοῦ ὡς πρόδρομος σύκου ἰδὼν αὐτὸ πρὶν εἰς τὴν χεῖρα αὐτοῦ λαβεῖν θελήσει αὐτὸ καταπιεῖν
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:5 - τῇ ἡμέρᾳ ἐκείνῃ ἔσται κύριος σαβαωθ στέφανος τῆς ἐλπίδος G1680 πλακεὶς τῆς δόξης τῷ καταλειφθέντι μου λαῷ
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:10 - θλῖψιν ἐπὶ θλῖψιν προσδέχου ἐλπίδα G1680 ἐπ᾽ ἐλπίδι G1680 ἔτι μικρὸν ἔτι μικρὸν

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