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Lexicon :: Strong's G2244 - hēlikia

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hēlikia (Key)
Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From the same as ἡλίκος (G2245)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:941,308

Strong’s Definitions

ἡλικία hēlikía, hay-lik-ee'-ah; from the same as G2245; maturity (in years or size):—age, stature.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x

The KJV translates Strong's G2244 in the following manner: stature (5x), age (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x
The KJV translates Strong's G2244 in the following manner: stature (5x), age (3x).
  1. age, time of life

    1. age, term or length of life

    2. adult age, maturity

    3. suitable age for anything

    4. metaph. of an attained state fit for a thing

  2. stature, i.e in height and comeliness of stature

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἡλικία hēlikía, hay-lik-ee'-ah; from the same as G2245; maturity (in years or size):—age, stature.
ἡλικία, -ας, , (ἧλιξ mature, of full age, Homer, Odyssey 18, 373 [others of the same age; cf. Ebeling, Lex. Homer under the word; Pape Lexicon under the word]); from Homer down;
1. age, time of life;
a. universally: Matthew 6:27; Luke 12:25, [in these passages, 'term or length of life'; but others refer them to 2 below; see Field, Otium Norv. Pars iii., p. 4; James Morison, Commentary on Matthew, the passage cited] cf. πῆχυς, and DeWette, Meyer, Bleek on Matthew, the passage cited; παρὰ καιρὸν ἡλικίας, beyond the proper stage of life [A. V. past age], Hebrews 11:11 (2 Macc. 4:40; 4 Macc. 5:4).
b. adult age, maturity: ἔχειν ἡλικίαν [A. V. to be of age], John 9:21, 23.
c. suitable age for anything; with the genitive of the thing for which it is fit: τοῦ γάμου, Demosthenes; τοῦ ἤδη φρονεῖν, Plato, Eryx., p. 396 b.; metaphorically, of an attained state of mind fit for a thing: τοῦ πληρώματος τοῦ Χριστοῦ, the age in which we are fitted to receive the fullness (see πλήρωμα, 1) of Christ, Ephesians 4:13 [others refer this to 2; cf. Ellicott, in the place cited].
2. stature (Demosthenes, Plutarch, others): τῇ ἡλικία μικρός, Luke 19:3; προκόπτειν ἡλικίᾳ, i. e. in height and comeliness of stature (Bengel, justam proceritatem nactus est et decoram), Luke 2:52; cf. Meyer, Bleek, at the passage.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2:52; 12:25; 19:3
9:21; 9:23

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2244 matches the Greek ἡλικία (hēlikia),
which occurs 8 times in 8 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:27 - Which of you by taking thought can add one cubit unto his stature? G2244
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:52 - And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, G2244 and in favour with God and man.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:25 - And which of you with taking thought can add to his stature G2244 one cubit?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:3 - And he sought to see Jesus who he was; and could not for the press, because he was little of stature. G2244
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:21 - But by what means he now seeth, we know not; or who hath opened his eyes, we know not: he is of age; G2244 ask him: he shall speak for himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:23 - Therefore said his parents, He is of age; G2244 ask him.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:13 - Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature G2244 of the fulness of Christ:
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:11 - Through faith also Sara herself received strength to conceive seed, and was delivered of a child when she was past age, G2244 because she judged him faithful who had promised.
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