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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 50 times in 50 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 3:1 - Now in those days John the Baptist *[fn]came, [fn]preaching in the wilderness G2048 of Judea, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 3:3 - For this is the one referred to [fn]by Isaiah the prophet when he said,
“THE VOICE OF ONE [fn]CALLING [fn]OUT IN THE WILDERNESS G2048,
‘PREPARE 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 G2048 to be tempted by the devil.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:7 - As these disciples of John were going away, Jesus began speaking to the crowds about John: “What did you go out into the wilderness G2048 to see? A reed shaken by the wind?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:13 - Now when Jesus heard about John, He withdrew from there in a boat to a secluded G2048 place by Himself; and when the [fn]people heard about this, they followed Him on foot from the cities.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:15 - Now when it was evening, the disciples came to Him and said, “This place is secluded G2048 and the hour is already past to eat; send the crowds away, so that they may go into the villages and buy food for themselves.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:38 - “Behold, your house is being left to you desolate G2048!
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:26 - “So if they say to you, ‘Behold, He is in the wilderness G2048,’ do not go out; or, ‘Behold, He is in the inner rooms,’ do not believe them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:3 - THE VOICE OF ONE CALLING [fn]OUT IN THE WILDERNESS G2048,
‘PREPARE THE WAY OF THE LORD,
MAKE HIS PATHS STRAIGHT!’”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:4 - John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness G2048, [fn]preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:12 - And immediately the Spirit *brought Him out into the wilderness G2048.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:13 - And He was in the wilderness G2048 for forty days, being tempted by Satan; and He was with the wild animals, and the angels were serving Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:35 - And in the early morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house, and went away to a secluded G2048 place, and prayed there for a time.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:45 - But he went out and began to proclaim it [fn]freely and to spread the news around, to such an extent that [fn]Jesus could no longer publicly enter a city, but [fn]stayed out in unpopulated G2048 areas; and they were coming to Him from everywhere.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:31 - And He *said to them, “Come away by yourselves to a secluded G2048 place and rest a little while.” (For there were many people coming and going, and they did not even have time to eat.)
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:32 - And they went away in the boat to a secluded G2048 place by themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:35 - And when it was already late, His disciples came up to Him and said, “[fn]This place is secluded G2048 and it is already late;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:80 - Now the child grew and was becoming strong in spirit, and he lived in the deserts G2048 until the day of his public appearance to Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:2 - in the high priesthood of Annas and Caiaphas, the word of God came to John, the son of Zechariah, in the wilderness G2048.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:4 - as it is written in the book of the words of Isaiah the prophet:
“THE VOICE OF ONE CALLING [fn]OUT IN THE WILDERNESS G2048,
‘PREPARE THE WAY OF THE LORD,
MAKE HIS PATHS STRAIGHT!
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:1 - Now Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led around [fn]by the Spirit in the wilderness G2048
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:42 - Now when day came, Jesus left and went to a secluded G2048 place; and the crowds were searching for Him, and they came to Him and tried to keep Him from leaving them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:16 - But Jesus Himself would often slip away [fn]to the [fn]wilderness G2048 and pray.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:24 - When the messengers of John had left, He began to speak to the crowds about John: “What did you go out into the [fn]wilderness G2048 to see? A reed shaken by the wind?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:29 - For He had already commanded the unclean spirit to come out of the man. For it had seized him many times; and he was bound with chains and shackles and kept under guard, and yet he would break the restraints and be driven by the demon into the desert G2048.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:10 - When the apostles returned, they gave an account to Him of all that they had done. And taking them with Him, He withdrew privately to a city called Bethsaida.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:12 - Now the day [fn]was ending, and the twelve came up and said to Him, “Dismiss the crowd, so that they may go into the surrounding villages and countryside and find lodging and get [fn]something to eat; because here, we are in a secluded G2048 place.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:35 - “Behold, your house is left to you desolate; and I say to you, you will not see Me until you say, ‘BLESSED IS THE ONE WHO COMES IN THE NAME OF THE LORD!’”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:4 - “What man among you, if he has a hundred sheep and has lost one of them, does not leave the other ninety-nine in the [fn]open G2048 pasture G2048 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 CALLING [fn]OUT IN THE WILDERNESS G2048, ‘MAKE THE WAY OF THE LORD STRAIGHT,’ as Isaiah the prophet said.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:14 - “And just as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness G2048, so must the Son of Man be lifted up,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:31 - “Our fathers ate the manna in the wilderness G2048; as it is written: ‘HE GAVE THEM BREAD OUT OF HEAVEN TO EAT.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:49 - “Your fathers ate the manna in the wilderness G2048, and they died.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:54 - Therefore Jesus no longer continued to walk publicly among the Jews, but went away from there to the region near the wilderness G2048, into a city 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 RESIDENCE BE MADE DESOLATE G2048,
AND MAY THERE BE NONE LIVING IN IT’;
and,
‘MAY ANOTHER TAKE HIS [fn]OFFICE.’
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:30 - “After forty years had passed, an angel appeared to him in the wilderness G2048 of Mount Sinai, in the flame of a burning thorn bush.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:36 - “This man led them out, performing wonders and [fn]signs in the land of Egypt and in the Red Sea, and in the wilderness G2048 for forty years.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:38 - “This is the one who was in the [fn]assembly in the wilderness G2048 together with the angel who spoke to him at length on Mount Sinai, and who was with our fathers; and he received living words to pass on to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:42 - “But God turned away and gave them over to [fn]serve the heavenly [fn]lights; as it is written in the book of the prophets: ‘YOU DID NOT OFFER ME VICTIMS AND SACRIFICES FOR FORTY YEARS IN THE WILDERNESS G2048, DID YOU, HOUSE OF ISRAEL?
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:44 - “Our fathers had the tabernacle of testimony in the wilderness G2048, just as He who spoke to Moses directed him to make it according to the pattern which he had seen.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:26 - But an angel of the Lord spoke to Philip, saying, “Get ready and go [fn]south to the road that descends from Jerusalem to Gaza.” ([fn]This is a desert G2048 road.)
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:18 - “For a period of about forty years He put up with them in the wilderness G2048.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:38 - “Then you are not the Egyptian who some [fn]time ago stirred up a revolt and led the four thousand men of the Assassins out into the wilderness G2048?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:5 - Nevertheless, with most of them God was not pleased; for their dead bodies were spread out in the wilderness G2048.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:27 - For it is written:
“REJOICE, INFERTILE ONE, YOU WHO DO NOT GIVE BIRTH;
BREAK FORTH AND SHOUT, YOU WHO ARE NOT IN LABOR;
FOR THE CHILDREN OF THE DESOLATE G2048 ONE ARE MORE NUMEROUS
THAN THOSE OF THE ONE WHO HAS A HUSBAND.”
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 3:8 - DO NOT HARDEN YOUR HEARTS AS [fn]WHEN THEY PROVOKED ME,
AS ON THE DAY OF TRIAL IN THE WILDERNESS G2048,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 3:17 - And with whom was He angry for forty years? Was it not with those who sinned, whose dead bodies fell in the wilderness G2048?
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 12:6 - Then the woman fled into the wilderness G2048 where she *had a place prepared by God, so that there [fn]she would be nourished for 1,260 days.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 12:14 - But the two wings of the great eagle were given to the woman, so that she could fly into the wilderness G2048 to her place, where she *was nourished for a time, times, and half a time, away from the presence of the serpent.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:3 - And he carried me away [fn]in the Spirit into a wilderness G2048; and I saw a woman sitting on a scarlet beast, full of blasphemous names, having seven heads and ten horns.
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