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Lexicon :: Strong's G1859 - heortē

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heortē (Key)
Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of uncertain affinity
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Strong’s Definitions

ἑορτή heortḗ, heh-or-tay'; of uncertain affinity; a festival:—feast, holyday.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 27x

The KJV translates Strong's G1859 in the following manner: feast (26x), holy day (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 27x
The KJV translates Strong's G1859 in the following manner: feast (26x), holy day (1x).
  1. a feast day, festival

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἑορτή heortḗ, heh-or-tay'; of uncertain affinity; a festival:—feast, holyday.
ἑορτή, -ῆς, , Sept. for חָג; Greek writings from Homer down; in Herodotus ὁρτή; a feast day, festival: Luke 2:42; John 5:1; John 6:4; John 7:2, 37; Colossians 2:16; ἑορτὴ τοῦ πάσχα: Luke 2:41 [Winers Grammar, 215 (202); Buttmann, 186 (161)]; John 13:1; equivalent to ἑορτὴ τῶν ἀζύμων, Luke 22:1; ἐν τῇ ἑορτῇ, during the feast, Matthew 26:5; Mark 14:2; John 4:45; John 7:11; John 12:20; εἶναι ἐν τῇ ἑορτῇ, to be engaged in celebrating the feast, John 2:23, cf. Baumg.-Crusius and Meyer at the passage; εἰς τὴν ἑορτήν, for the feast, John 13:29; ἀναβαίνειν (to Jerusalem) εἰς τὴν ἑορτήν, John 7:8, 10; ἔρχεσθαι εἰς τὴν ἑορτήν, John 4:45; John 11:56; John 12:12; τῆς ἑορτῆς μεσούσης, in the midst of the feast, John 7:14; κατὰ ἑορτήν, at every feast [see κατά, II. 3 a. β.], Matthew 27:15; Mark 15:6; Luke 23:17 [Rec.]; τὴν ἑορτὴν ποιεῖν to keep, celebrate, the feast, Acts 18:21 [Rec.]; κατὰ τὸ ἔθος τῆς ἑορτῆς, after the custom of the feast, Luke 2:42.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

27:15; 26:5
14:2; 15:6
2:41; 2:42; 2:42; 22:1; 23:17
2:23; 4:45; 4:45; 5:1; 6:4; 7:2; 7:8; 7:10; 7:11; 7:14; 7:37; 11:56; 12:12; 12:20; 13:1; 13:29

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1859 matches the Greek ἑορτή (heortē),
which occurs 25 times in 23 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:5 - But they were saying, “Not during the festival, G1859 otherwise a riot might occur among the people.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:15 - Now at the feast G1859 the governor was accustomed to release for the [fn]people any one prisoner whom they wanted.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:2 - for they were saying, “Not during the festival, G1859 otherwise there might be a riot of the people.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:6 - Now at the feast G1859 he used to release for them any one prisoner whom they requested.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:41 - Now His parents went to Jerusalem every year at the Feast G1859 of the Passover.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:42 - And when He became twelve, they went up there according to the custom of the Feast; G1859
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:1 - Now the Feast G1859 of Unleavened Bread, which is called the Passover, was approaching.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:23 - Now when He was in Jerusalem at the Passover, during the feast, G1859 many believed in His name, observing His signs which He was doing.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:45 - So when He came to Galilee, the Galileans received Him, having seen all the things that He did in Jerusalem at the feast; G1859 for they themselves also went to the feast. G1859
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:1 - After these things there was a feast G1859 of the Jews, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:4 - Now the Passover, the feast G1859 of the Jews, was near.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:2 - Now the feast G1859 of the Jews, the Feast of Booths, was near.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:8 - “Go up to the feast G1859 yourselves; I do not go up to this feast G1859 because My time has not yet fully come.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:10 - But when His brothers had gone up to the feast, G1859 then He Himself also went up, not publicly, but as if, in secret.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:11 - So the Jews were seeking Him at the feast G1859 and were saying, “Where is He?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:14 - But when it was now the midst of the feast G1859 Jesus went up into the temple, and began to teach.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:37 - Now on the last day, the great day of the feast, G1859 Jesus stood and cried out, saying, [fn]If anyone is thirsty, [fn]let him come to Me and drink.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:56 - So they were seeking for Jesus, and were saying to one another as they stood in the temple, “What do you think; that He will not come to the feast G1859 at all?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:12 - On the next day the large crowd who had come to the feast, G1859 when they heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:20 - Now there were some Greeks among those who were going up to worship at the feast; G1859
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 13:1 - Now before the Feast G1859 of the Passover, Jesus knowing that His hour had come that He would depart out of this world to the Father, having loved His own who were in the world, He loved them [fn]to the end.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 13:29 - For some were supposing, because Judas had the money box, that Jesus was saying to him, “Buy the things we have need of for the feast”; G1859 or else, that he should give something to the poor.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 2:16 - Therefore no one is to [fn]act as your judge in regard to food or drink or in respect to a festival G1859 or a new moon or a Sabbath [fn]day—
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