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Lexicon :: Strong's G2135 - eunouchos

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εὐνοῦχος
Transliteration
eunouchos (Key)
Pronunciation
yoo-noo'-khos
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From eune (a bed) and ἔχω (G2192)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:765,277

Strong’s Definitions

εὐνοῦχος eunoûchos, yoo-noo'-khos; from εὐνή eunḗ (a bed) and G2192; a castrated person (such being employed in Oriental bed-chambers); by extension an impotent or unmarried man; by implication, a chamberlain (state-officer):—eunuch.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x

The KJV translates Strong's G2135 in the following manner: eunuch (8x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x
The KJV translates Strong's G2135 in the following manner: eunuch (8x).
  1. a bed keeper, bed guard, superintendent of the bedchamber, chamberlain

    1. in the palace of oriental monarchs who support numerous wives the superintendent of the women's apartment or harem, an office held by eunuchs

    2. an emasculated man, a eunuch

      1. eunuchs in oriental courts held by other offices of greater, held by the Ethiopian eunuch mentioned in Ac. 8:27-39.

    3. one naturally incapacitated

      1. for marriage

      2. begetting children

    4. one who voluntarily abstains from marriage

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
εὐνοῦχος eunoûchos, yoo-noo'-khos; from εὐνή eunḗ (a bed) and G2192; a castrated person (such being employed in Oriental bed-chambers); by extension an impotent or unmarried man; by implication, a chamberlain (state-officer):—eunuch.
STRONGS NT 2135: εὐνοῦχος
εὐνοῦχος, -ου, , (from εὐνή a bed, and ἔχω), Sept. סָרִיס; from Herodotus down; properly, a bed-keeper, bed-guard, superintendent of the bedchamber, chamberlain, in the palace of oriental monarchs who support numerous wives; the superintendent of the women's apartment or harem, an office held by eunuchs; hence,
a. an emasculated man, a eunuch: Matthew 19:12b. But eunuchs in oriental courts held other offices of greater or less importance, like the oversight of the treasury, held by the Ethiopian eunuch mentioned in Acts 8:27, 34, 36, 38f; cf. Gesenius, Thesaurus, ii., p. 973; [B. D. under the word Eunuch].
b. one naturally incapacitated — either for marriage, Matthew 19:12a; or for begetting children, Wis. 3:14, cf. Grimm, exgt. Hdb. at the passage.
c. one who voluntarily abstains from marriage: Matthew 19:12c. Fischer, De vitiis lexx. N. T. etc., p. 485ff treats of the word more fully.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
19:12; 19:12; 19:12
Acts
8:27; 8:34; 8:36; 8:38

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2135 matches the Greek εὐνοῦχος (eunouchos),
which occurs 8 times in 6 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 19:12 - “For there are eunuchs G2135 who were born that way from their mother’s womb; and there are eunuchs G2135 who were made eunuchs by men; and there are also eunuchs G2135 who made themselves eunuchs for the sake of the kingdom of heaven. He who is able to accept this, let him accept it.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:27 - So he got up and went; and there was an Ethiopian eunuch, G2135 a court official of Candace, queen of the Ethiopians, who was in charge of all her treasure; and he had come to Jerusalem to worship,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:34 - The eunuch G2135 answered Philip and said, “Please tell me, of whom does the prophet say this? Of himself or of someone else?”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:36 - As they went along the road they came to some water; and the eunuch G2135 *said, “Look! Water! What prevents me from being baptized?”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:38 - And he ordered the [fn]chariot to stop; and they both went down into the water, Philip as well as the eunuch, G2135 and he baptized him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:39 - When they came up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord snatched Philip away; and the eunuch G2135 no longer saw him, [fn]but went on his way rejoicing.

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