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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 - εἰσὶν γὰρ εὐνοῦχοι G2135 οἵτινες ἐκ κοιλίας μητρὸς ἐγεννήθησαν οὕτως καὶ εἰσὶν εὐνοῦχοι G2135 οἵτινες εὐνουχίσθησαν ὑπὸ τῶν ἀνθρώπων καὶ εἰσὶν εὐνοῦχοι G2135 οἵτινες εὐνούχισαν ἑαυτοὺς διὰ τὴν βασιλείαν τῶν οὐρανῶν δυνάμενος χωρεῖν χωρείτω
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:27 - καὶ ἀναστὰς ἐπορεύθη· καὶ ἰδού, ἀνὴρ Αἰθίοψ εὐνοῦχος G2135 δυνάστης Κανδάκης τῆς βασιλίσσης Αἰθιόπων ὃς ἦν ἐπὶ πάσης τῆς γάζης αὐτῆς ὃς ἐληλύθει προσκυνήσων εἰς Ἰερουσαλήμ
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:34 - Ἀποκριθεὶς δὲ εὐνοῦχος G2135 τῷ Φιλίππῳ εἶπεν Δέομαί σου περὶ τίνος προφήτης λέγει τοῦτο περὶ ἑαυτοῦ περὶ ἑτέρου τινός
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:36 - ὡς δὲ ἐπορεύοντο κατὰ τὴν ὁδόν ἦλθον ἐπί τι ὕδωρ καί φησιν εὐνοῦχος G2135 Ἰδού, ὕδωρ· τί κωλύει με βαπτισθῆναι
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:38 - καὶ ἐκέλευσεν στῆναι τὸ ἅρμα καὶ κατέβησαν ἀμφότεροι εἰς τὸ ὕδωρ τε Φίλιππος καὶ εὐνοῦχος G2135 καὶ ἐβάπτισεν αὐτόν
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:39 - ὅτε δὲ ἀνέβησαν ἐκ τοῦ ὕδατος πνεῦμα κυρίου ἥρπασεν τὸν Φίλιππον καὶ οὐκ εἶδεν αὐτὸν οὐκέτι εὐνοῦχος G2135 ἐπορεύετο γὰρ τὴν ὁδὸν αὐτοῦ χαίρων

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