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Lexicon :: Strong's G2048 - erēmos

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ἔρημος
Transliteration
erēmos (Key)
Pronunciation
er'-ay-mos
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
Of uncertain affinity
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:657,255

Strong’s Definitions

ἔρημος érēmos, er'-ay-mos; of uncertain affinity; lonesome, i.e. (by implication) waste (usually as a noun, G5561 being implied):—desert, desolate, solitary, wilderness.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 50x

The KJV translates Strong's G2048 in the following manner: wilderness (32x), desert (13x), desolate (4x), solitary (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 50x
The KJV translates Strong's G2048 in the following manner: wilderness (32x), desert (13x), desolate (4x), solitary (1x).
  1. solitary, lonely, desolate, uninhabited

    1. used of places

      1. a desert, wilderness

      2. deserted places, lonely regions

      3. an uncultivated region fit for pasturage

    2. used of persons

      1. deserted by others

      2. deprived of the aid and protection of others, especially of friends, acquaintances, kindred

      3. bereft

        1. of a flock deserted by the shepherd

        2. of a woman neglected by her husband, from whom the husband withholds himself

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἔρημος érēmos, er'-ay-mos; of uncertain affinity; lonesome, i.e. (by implication) waste (usually as a noun, G5561 being implied):—desert, desolate, solitary, wilderness.
STRONGS G2048:
ἔρημος, -ον, (in classic Greek also -ος, , -ον, cf. Winers Grammar § 11, 1; [Buttmann, 25 (23); on its accent cf. Chandler §§ 393, 394; Winer's Grammar, 52 (51)]);
1. adjective solitary, lonely, desolate, uninhabited: of places, Matthew 14:13, 15; Mark 1:35; Mark 6:32; Luke 4:42; Luke 9:10 [R G L], Luke 9:12; Acts 1:20, etc.; ὁδός, leading through a desert, Acts 8:26 (2 Samuel 2:24 Sept.), see Γάζα, under the end. of persons: deserted by others; deprived of the aid and protection of others, especially of friends, acquaintances, kindred; bereft; (so often by Greek writers of every age, as Aeschylus Ag. 862; Pers. 734; Aristophanes pax 112; ἔρημός τε καὶ ὑπὸ πάντων καταλειφθείς, Herodian, 2, 12, 12 [7 edition, Bekker]; of a flock deserted by the shepherd, Homer, Iliad 5, 140): γυνή, a woman neglected by her husband, from whom the husband withholds himself, Galatians 4:27, from Isaiah 54:1; of Jerusalem, bereft of Christ's presence, instruction and aid, Matthew 23:38 [L and WH texts omit]; Luke 13:35 Rec.; cf. Bleek, Erklär. d. drei ersten Evv. ii., p. 206 (cf. Baruch 4:19; Additions to Esther 8:27 (Esther 6:13); 2 Macc. 8:35).
2. a substantive, ἔρημος, namely, χώρα; Sept. often for מִדְבַּר; a desert, wilderness, (Herodotus 3, 102): Matthew 24:26; Revelation 12:6, 14; Revelation 17:3; αἱ ἔρημοι, desert places, lonely regions: Luke 1:80; Luke 5:16; Luke 8:29. an uncultivated region fit for pasturage, Luke 15:4. used of the desert of Judaea [cf. Winer's Grammar § 18, 1], Matthew 3:1; Mark 1:3; Luke 1:80; Luke 3:2, 4; John 1:23; of the desert of Arabia, Acts 7:30, 36, 38, 42, 44; 1 Corinthians 10:5; Hebrews 3:8, 17. Cf. Winers RWB under the word Wüste; Furrer in Sehenkel v. 680ff; [B. D., see under the words Desert and Wilderness (American edition)].
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2 Samuel
2:24
Esther
6:13
Isaiah
54:1
Matthew
3:1; 14:13; 14:15; 23:38; 24:26
Mark
1:3; 1:35; 6:32
Luke
1:80; 1:80; 3:2; 3:4; 4:42; 5:16; 8:29; 9:10; 9:12; 13:35; 15:4
John
1:23
Acts
1:20; 7:30; 7:36; 7:38; 7:42; 7:44; 8:26
1 Corinthians
10:5
Galatians
4:27
Hebrews
3:8; 3:17
Revelation
12:6; 12:14; 17:3

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2048 matches the Greek ἔρημος (erēmos),
which occurs 48 times in 48 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 3:1 - In those days John the Baptist came preaching in the wilderness of Judea,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 3:3 - For this is he who was spoken of by the prophet Isaiah when he said,
“The voice of one crying in the wilderness:
‘Prepare[fn] the way of the Lord;
make his paths straight.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:1 - Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:7 - As they went away, Jesus began to speak to the crowds concerning John: “What did you go out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken by the wind?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:13 - Now when Jesus heard this, he withdrew from there in a boat to a desolate place by himself. But when the crowds heard it, they followed him on foot from the towns.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:15 - Now when it was evening, the disciples came to him and said, “This is a desolate place, and the day is now over; send the crowds away to go into the villages and buy food for themselves.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:38 - See, your house is left to you desolate.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:26 - So, if they say to you, ‘Look, he is in the wilderness,’ do not go out. If they say, ‘Look, he is in the inner rooms,’ do not believe it.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:3 - the voice of one crying in the wilderness:
‘Prepare[fn] the way of the Lord,
make his paths straight,’”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:4 - John appeared, baptizing in the wilderness and proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:12 - The Spirit immediately drove him out into the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:13 - And he was in the wilderness forty days, being tempted by Satan. And he was with the wild animals, and the angels were ministering to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:35 - And rising very early in the morning, while it was still dark, he departed and went out to a desolate place, and there he prayed.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:45 - But he went out and began to talk freely about it, and to spread the news, so that Jesus could no longer openly enter a town, but was out in desolate places, and people were coming to him from every quarter.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:31 - And he said to them, “Come away by yourselves to a desolate place and rest a while.” For many were coming and going, and they had no leisure even to eat.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:32 - And they went away in the boat to a desolate place by themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:35 - And when it grew late, his disciples came to him and said, “This is a desolate place, and the hour is now late.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:80 - And the child grew and became strong in spirit, and he was in the wilderness until the day of his public appearance to Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:2 - during the high priesthood of Annas and Caiaphas, the word of God came to John the son of Zechariah in the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:4 - As it is written in the book of the words of Isaiah the prophet,
“The voice of one crying in the wilderness:
‘Prepare the way of the Lord,[fn]
make his paths straight.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:1 - And Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:42 - And when it was day, he departed and went into a desolate place. And the people sought him and came to him, and would have kept him from leaving them,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:16 - But he would withdraw to desolate places and pray.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:24 - When John’s messengers had gone, Jesus[fn] began to speak to the crowds concerning John: “What did you go out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken by the wind?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:29 - For he had commanded the unclean spirit to come out of the man. (For many a time it had seized him. He was kept under guard and bound with chains and shackles, but he would break the bonds and be driven by the demon into the desert.)
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:12 - Now the day began to wear away, and the twelve came and said to him, “Send the crowd away to go into the surrounding villages and countryside to find lodging and get provisions, for we are here in a desolate place.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:4 - “What man of you, having a hundred sheep, if he has lost one of them, does not leave the ninety-nine in the open country, and go after the one that is lost, until he finds it?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:23 - He said, “I am the voice of one crying out in the wilderness, ‘Make straight[fn] the way of the Lord,’ as the prophet Isaiah said.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:14 - And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of Man be lifted up,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:31 - Our fathers ate the manna in the wilderness; as it is written, ‘He gave them bread from heaven to eat.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:49 - Your fathers ate the manna in the wilderness, and they died.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:54 - Jesus therefore no longer walked openly among the Jews, but went from there to the region near the wilderness, to a town called Ephraim, and there he stayed with the disciples.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 1:20 - “For it is written in the Book of Psalms,
“‘May his camp become desolate,
and let there be no one to dwell in it’; and
“‘Let another take his office.’
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:30 - “Now when forty years had passed, an angel appeared to him in the wilderness of Mount Sinai, in a flame of fire in a bush.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:36 - This man led them out, performing wonders and signs in Egypt and at the Red Sea and in the wilderness for forty years.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:38 - This is the one who was in the congregation in the wilderness with the angel who spoke to him at Mount Sinai, and with our fathers. He received living oracles to give to us.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:42 - But God turned away and gave them over to worship the host of heaven, as it is written in the book of the prophets:
“‘Did you bring to me slain beasts and sacrifices,
during the forty years in the wilderness, O house of Israel?
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:44 - “Our fathers had the tent of witness in the wilderness, just as he who spoke to Moses directed him to make it, according to the pattern that he had seen.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:26 - Now an angel of the Lord said to Philip, “Rise and go toward the south[fn] to the road that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza.” This is a desert place.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:18 - And for about forty years he put up with[fn] them in the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:38 - Are you not the Egyptian, then, who recently stirred up a revolt and led the four thousand men of the Assassins out into the wilderness?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:5 - Nevertheless, with most of them God was not pleased, for they were overthrown[fn] in the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:27 - For it is written,
“Rejoice, O barren one who does not bear;
break forth and cry aloud, you who are not in labor!
For the children of the desolate one will be more
than those of the one who has a husband.”
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 3:8 - do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion,
on the day of testing in the wilderness,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 3:17 - And with whom was he provoked for forty years? Was it not with those who sinned, whose bodies fell in the wilderness?
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 12:6 - and the woman fled into the wilderness, where she has a place prepared by God, in which she is to be nourished for 1,260 days.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 12:14 - But the woman was given the two wings of the great eagle so that she might fly from the serpent into the wilderness, to the place where she is to be nourished for a time, and times, and half a time.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:3 - And he carried me away in the Spirit into a wilderness, and I saw a woman sitting on a scarlet beast that was full of blasphemous names, and it had seven heads and ten horns.
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