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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.
STRONGS NT 2244: ἡλικία
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 - “And which of you by worrying can add a single [fn]day to his [fn]life’s G2244 span G2244?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:52 - And Jesus kept increasing in wisdom and [fn]stature G2244, and in favor with God and people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:25 - “And which of you by worrying can add a [fn]day to his [fn]life’s G2244 span G2244?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:3 - Zaccheus was trying to see who Jesus was, and he was unable due to the crowd, because he was short in stature G2244.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:21 - but how he now sees, we do not know; or who opened his eyes, we do not know. Ask him; he is of age G2244, he will speak for himself.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:23 - It was for this reason that his parents said, “He is of age G2244; ask him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:13 - until we all attain to the unity of the faith, and of the [fn]knowledge of the Son of God, to a mature man, to the measure of the stature G2244 [fn]which belongs to the fullness of Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:11 - By faith even Sarah herself received [fn]ability to conceive, even beyond the proper time of life G2244, since she considered Him faithful who had promised.

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