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Lexicon :: Strong's G2246 - hēlios

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hēlios (Key)
Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From hele (a ray, perhaps akin to the alternate of αἱρέω (G138))
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Strong’s Definitions

ἥλιος hḗlios, hay'-lee-os; from ἕλη hélē (a ray; perhaps akin to the alternate of G138); the sun; by implication, light:—+ east, sun.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 32x

The KJV translates Strong's G2246 in the following manner: sun (30x), east (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 32x
The KJV translates Strong's G2246 in the following manner: sun (30x), east (2x).
  1. the sun

  2. the rays of the sun

  3. the light of day

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἥλιος hḗlios, hay'-lee-os; from ἕλη hélē (a ray; perhaps akin to the alternate of G138); the sun; by implication, light:—+ east, sun.
ἥλιος, -ου, [often anarthrous, Winers Grammar, 120 (114); Buttmann, 89 (78)], (ἕλη [root us to burn, cf. Curtius, § 612]); Sept. for שֶׁמֶשׁ; the sun: Matthew 5:45; Matthew 13:43; Mark 13:24; Luke 4:40; Luke 21:25; Acts 26:13; 1 Corinthians 15:41; Revelation 1:16, etc. equivalent to the rays of the sun, Revelation 7:16; equivalent to the light of day: μὴ βλέπων τὸν ἥλιον, of a blind man, Acts 13:11.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

5:45; 13:43
4:40; 21:25
13:11; 26:13
1 Corinthians
1:16; 7:16

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2246 matches the Greek ἥλιος (hēlios),
which occurs 32 times in 32 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:45 - That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun G2246 to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:6 - And when the sun G2246 was up, they were scorched; and because they had no root, they withered away.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:43 - Then shall the righteous shine forth as the sun G2246 in the kingdom of their Father. Who hath ears to hear, let him hear.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 17:2 - And was transfigured before them: and his face did shine as the sun, G2246 and his raiment was white as the light.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:29 - Immediately after the tribulation of those days shall the sun G2246 be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light, and the stars shall fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken:
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:32 - And at even, when the sun G2246 did set, they brought unto him all that were diseased, and them that were possessed with devils.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:6 - But when the sun G2246 was up, it was scorched; and because it had no root, it withered away.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:24 - But in those days, after that tribulation, the sun G2246 shall be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light,
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 16:2 - And very early in the morning the first day of the week, they came unto the sepulchre at the rising of the sun. G2246
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:40 - Now when the sun G2246 was setting, all they that had any sick with divers diseases brought them unto him; and he laid his hands on every one of them, and healed them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:25 - And there shall be signs in the sun, G2246 and in the moon, and in the stars; and upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity; the sea and the waves roaring;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:45 - And the sun G2246 was darkened, and the veil of the temple was rent in the midst.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:20 - The sun G2246 shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before that great and notable day of the Lord come:
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:11 - And now, behold, the hand of the Lord is upon thee, and thou shalt be blind, not seeing the sun G2246 for a season. And immediately there fell on him a mist and a darkness; and he went about seeking some to lead him by the hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:13 - At midday, O king, I saw in the way a light from heaven, above the brightness of the sun, G2246 shining round about me and them which journeyed with me.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 27:20 - And when neither sun G2246 nor stars in many days appeared, and no small tempest lay on us, all hope that we should be saved was then taken away.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:41 - There is one glory of the sun, G2246 and another glory of the moon, and another glory of the stars: for one star differeth from another star in glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:26 - Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun G2246 go down upon your wrath:
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:11 - For the sun G2246 is no sooner risen with a burning heat, but it withereth the grass, and the flower thereof falleth, and the grace of the fashion of it perisheth: so also shall the rich man fade away in his ways.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:16 - And he had in his right hand seven stars: and out of his mouth went a sharp twoedged sword: and his countenance was as the sun G2246 shineth in his strength.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:12 - And I beheld when he had opened the sixth seal, and, lo, there was a great earthquake; and the sun G2246 became black as sackcloth of hair, and the moon became as blood;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 7:2 - And I saw another angel ascending from the east, G2246 having the seal of the living God: and he cried with a loud voice to the four angels, to whom it was given to hurt the earth and the sea,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 7:16 - They shall hunger no more, neither thirst any more; neither shall the sun G2246 light on them, nor any heat.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 8:12 - And the fourth angel sounded, and the third part of the sun G2246 was smitten, and the third part of the moon, and the third part of the stars; so as the third part of them was darkened, and the day shone not for a third part of it, and the night likewise.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 9:2 - And he opened the bottomless pit; and there arose a smoke out of the pit, as the smoke of a great furnace; and the sun G2246 and the air were darkened by reason of the smoke of the pit.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 10:1 - And I saw another mighty angel come down from heaven, clothed with a cloud: and a rainbow was upon his head, and his face was as it were the sun, G2246 and his feet as pillars of fire:
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 12:1 - And there appeared a great wonder in heaven; a woman clothed with the sun, G2246 and the moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown of twelve stars:
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:8 - And the fourth angel poured out his vial upon the sun; G2246 and power was given unto him to scorch men with fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:12 - And the sixth angel poured out his vial upon the great river Euphrates; and the water thereof was dried up, that the way of the kings of the east G2246 might be prepared.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:17 - And I saw an angel standing in the sun; G2246 and he cried with a loud voice, saying to all the fowls that fly in the midst of heaven, Come and gather yourselves together unto the supper of the great God;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:23 - And the city had no need of the sun, G2246 neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 22:5 - And there shall be no night there; and they need no candle, neither light of the sun; G2246 for the Lord God giveth them light: and they shall reign for ever and ever.
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