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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.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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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 MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:27 - τίς δὲ ἐξ ὑμῶν μεριμνῶν δύναται προσθεῖναι ἐπὶ τὴν ἡλικίαν G2244 αὐτοῦ πῆχυν ἕνα
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:52 - καὶ Ἰησοῦς προέκοπτεν ἐν τῇ σοφίᾳ καὶ ἡλικίᾳ G2244 καὶ χάριτι παρὰ θεῷ καὶ ἀνθρώποις
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:25 - τίς δὲ ἐξ ὑμῶν μεριμνῶν δύναται ἐπὶ τὴν ἡλικίαν G2244 αὐτοῦ προσθεῖναι πῆχυν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:3 - καὶ ἐζήτει ἰδεῖν τὸν Ἰησοῦν τίς ἐστιν καὶ οὐκ ἠδύνατο ἀπὸ τοῦ ὄχλου ὅτι τῇ ἡλικίᾳ G2244 μικρὸς ἦν
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:21 - πῶς δὲ νῦν βλέπει οὐκ οἴδαμεν τίς ἤνοιξεν αὐτοῦ τοὺς ὀφθαλμοὺς ἡμεῖς οὐκ οἴδαμεν αὐτὸν ἐρωτήσατε ἡλικίαν G2244 ἔχει αὐτὸς περὶ ἑαυτοῦ λαλήσει
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:23 - διὰ τοῦτο οἱ γονεῖς αὐτοῦ εἶπαν ὅτι ἡλικίαν G2244 ἔχει αὐτὸν ἐπερωτήσατε
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:13 - μέχρι καταντήσωμεν οἱ πάντες εἰς τὴν ἑνότητα τῆς πίστεως καὶ τῆς ἐπιγνώσεως τοῦ υἱοῦ τοῦ θεοῦ εἰς ἄνδρα τέλειον εἰς μέτρον ἡλικίας G2244 τοῦ πληρώματος τοῦ Χριστοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:11 - πίστει καὶ αὐτὴ Σάρρα στεῖρα δύναμιν εἰς καταβολὴν σπέρματος ἔλαβεν καὶ παρὰ καιρὸν ἡλικίας G2244 ἐπεὶ πιστὸν ἡγήσατο τὸν ἐπαγγειλάμενον
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