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Lexicon :: Strong's G2226 - zōon

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zōon (Key)
Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of a derivative of ζάω (G2198)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:873,290

Strong’s Definitions

ζῶον zōon, dzo'-on; neuter of a derivative of G2198; a live thing, i.e. an animal:—beast.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x

The KJV translates Strong's G2226 in the following manner: beast (23x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x
The KJV translates Strong's G2226 in the following manner: beast (23x).
  1. a living being

  2. an animal, brute, beast

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ζῶον zōon, dzo'-on; neuter of a derivative of G2198; a live thing, i.e. an animal:—beast.
STRONGS NT 2226: ζῶον
ζῶον [or ζῷον (so L WH uniformly, Treg. in Hebrews and Revelations; see Etym. Magn. 413, 24, and references under the word Ι, ι)], -ου, τό, (ζωός alive);
1. a living being.
2. an animal, brute, beast: Hebrews 13:11; 2 Peter 2:12; Jude 1:10; Revelation 4:6-9 [on Revelation 4:8 cf. Buttmann, 130 (114)], etc.
[Synonyms: ζῶον differs from θηρίον (at least etymologically; but cf. Schmidt as below) in giving prominence to the vital element, while θηρίον emphasizes the bestial element. Hence, in Revelation as above ζ. is fitly rendered living creature in contradistinction to the θηρίον beast, cf. Revelation 11:7; Revelation 13:1, etc. See Trench § 81; Schmidt 2, chapter 70.]
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2 Peter
4:6; 4:7; 4:8; 4:8; 4:9; 11:7; 13:1

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2226 matches the Greek ζῷον (zōon),
which occurs 23 times in 20 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 13:11 - For the bodies of those animals G2226 whose blood is brought into the holy place by the high priest as an offering for sin, are burned outside the camp.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:12 - But these, like unreasoning animals, G2226 born as creatures of instinct to be captured and killed, reviling where they have no knowledge, will in [fn]the destruction of those creatures also be destroyed,
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:10 - But these men revile the things which they do not understand; and the things which they know by instinct, like unreasoning animals, G2226 by these things they are [fn]destroyed.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 4:6 - and before the throne there was something like a sea of glass, like crystal; and in the [fn]center and around the throne, four living G2226 creatures G2226 full of eyes in front and behind.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 4:7 - The first creature G2226 was like a lion, and the second creature G2226 like a calf, and the third creature G2226 had a face like that of a man, and the fourth creature G2226 was like a flying eagle.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 4:8 - And the four living G2226 creatures, G2226 each one of them having six wings, are full of eyes around and within; and day and night [fn]they do not cease to say, “HOLY, HOLY, HOLY is THE LORD GOD, THE ALMIGHTY, WHO WAS AND WHO IS AND WHO [fn]IS TO COME.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 4:9 - And when the living G2226 creatures G2226 give glory and honor and thanks to Him who sits on the throne, to Him who lives forever and ever,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:6 - And I saw [fn]between the throne (with the four living G2226 creatures) G2226 and the elders a Lamb standing, as if slain, having seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven Spirits of God, sent out into all the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:8 - When He had taken the [fn]book, the four living G2226 creatures G2226 and the twenty-four elders fell down before the Lamb, each one holding a harp and golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of the [fn]saints.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:11 - Then I looked, and I heard the voice of many angels around the throne and the living G2226 creatures G2226 and the elders; and the number of them was myriads of myriads, and thousands of thousands,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:14 - And the four living G2226 creatures G2226 kept saying, “Amen.” And the elders fell down and worshiped.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:1 - Then I saw when the Lamb broke one of the seven seals, and I heard one of the four living G2226 creatures G2226 saying as with a voice of thunder, “Come[fn].”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:3 - When He broke the second seal, I heard the second living G2226 creature G2226 saying, “Come[fn].”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:5 - When He broke the third seal, I heard the third living G2226 creature G2226 saying, “Come[fn].” I looked, and behold, a black horse; and he who sat on it had a pair of scales in his hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:6 - And I heard something like a voice in the center of the four living G2226 creatures G2226 saying, “A [fn]quart of wheat for a [fn]denarius, and three [fn]quarts of barley for a [fn]denarius; and do not damage the oil and the wine.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:7 - When the Lamb broke the fourth seal, I heard the voice of the fourth living G2226 creature G2226 saying, “Come[fn].”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 7:11 - And all the angels were standing around the throne and around the elders and the four living G2226 creatures; G2226 and they fell on their faces before the throne and worshiped God,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 14:3 - And they *[fn]sang a new song before the throne and before the four living G2226 creatures G2226 and the elders; and no one could learn the song except the one hundred and forty-four thousand who had been purchased from the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 15:7 - Then one of the four living G2226 creatures G2226 gave to the seven angels seven golden bowls full of the wrath of God, who lives forever and ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:4 - And the twenty-four elders and the four living G2226 creatures G2226 fell down and worshiped God who sits on the throne saying, “Amen. Hallelujah!”

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