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Lexicon :: Strong's G2246 - ēlios

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ēlios (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 (ēlios),
which occurs 32 times in 32 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:45 - so that you may prove yourselves to be sons of your Father who is in heaven; for He causes His sun G2246 to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:6 - “But after the sun G2246 rose, they were scorched; and because they had no root, they withered away.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:43 - “Then THE RIGHTEOUS WILL SHINE FORTH LIKE THE SUN G2246 in the kingdom of their Father. The one who has ears, [fn]let him hear.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 17:2 - And He was transfigured before them; and His face shone like the sun G2246, and His garments became as white as light.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:29 -

“But immediately after the tribulation of those days THE SUN G2246 WILL BE DARKENED, AND THE MOON WILL NOT GIVE ITS LIGHT, AND THE STARS WILL FALL from the sky, and the powers of the heavens will be shaken.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:32 -

Now when evening came, after the sun G2246 had set, they began bringing to Him all who were ill and those who were demon-possessed.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:6 - “And when the sun G2246 had risen, 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 WILL BE DARKENED AND THE MOON WILL NOT GIVE ITS LIGHT,

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 16:2 - And very early on the first day of the week, they *came to the tomb when the sun G2246 had risen.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:40 -

Now while the sun G2246 was setting, all those who had any who were sick with various diseases brought them to Him; and He was laying His hands on each one of them and healing them.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:25 -

“There will be [fn]signs in the sun G2246 and moon and stars, and on the earth distress among nations, in perplexity at the roaring of the sea and the waves,

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:45 - [fn]because the sun G2246 stopped shining; and the veil of the temple was torn [fn]in two.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:20 -




Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:11 - “Now, behold, the hand of the Lord is upon you, and you will be blind and not see the sun G2246 for a time.” And immediately a mist and a darkness fell upon him, and he went about seeking those who would lead him by the hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:13 - at midday, O king, I saw on the way a light from heaven, [fn]brighter than the sun G2246, shining around me and those who were journeying with me.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 27:20 - Since neither sun G2246 nor stars appeared for many days, and no small storm was assailing us, from then on all hope of our being saved was slowly abandoned.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:41 - There is one glory of the sun G2246, another glory of the moon, and another glory of the stars; for star differs from star in glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:26 - BE ANGRY, AND YET DO NOT SIN; do not let the sun G2246 go down on your anger,
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:11 - For the sun G2246 rises with its scorching heat and withers the grass; and its flower falls off and the beauty of its appearance is destroyed; so also the rich person, in the midst of his pursuits, will die out.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:16 - In His right hand He held seven stars, and out of His mouth came a sharp two-edged sword; and His face was like the sun G2246 [fn]shining in its strength.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:12 -

And I looked when He broke the sixth seal, and there was a great earthquake; and the sun G2246 became as black as sackcloth made of hair, and the whole moon became like blood;

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 7:2 - And I saw another angel ascending from the rising of the sun G2246, holding the seal of the living God; and he called out with a loud voice to the four angels to whom it was granted to harm the earth and the sea,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 7:16 - “They will no longer hunger nor thirst, nor will the sun G2246 [fn]beat down on them, nor any scorching heat;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 8:12 -

The fourth angel sounded, and a third of the sun G2246, a third of the moon, and a third of the stars were struck, so that a third of them would be darkened and the day would not shine for a third of it, and the night in the same way.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 9:2 - He opened the shaft of the abyss, and smoke ascended out of the shaft like the smoke of a great furnace; and the sun G2246 and the air were darkened from the smoke of the shaft.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 10:1 -

I saw another strong angel coming down from heaven, clothed with a cloud; and the rainbow was on his head, and his face was like the sun G2246, and his feet like pillars of fire;

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 12:1 -

A great sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun G2246, and the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars;

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:8 -

And the fourth angel poured out his bowl upon the sun G2246, and it was given power to scorch people with fire.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:12 -

The sixth angel poured out his bowl on the great river, the Euphrates; and its water was dried up, so that the way would be prepared for the kings from the [fn]east G2246.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:17 -

Then I saw [fn]an angel standing in the sun G2246, and he cried out with a loud voice, saying to all the birds that fly in midheaven, “Come, assemble for the great feast of God,

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:23 - And the city has no need of the sun G2246 or of the moon to shine on it, for the glory of God has illuminated it, and its lamp is the Lamb.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 22:5 - And there will no longer be any night; and they [fn]will not have need of the light of a lamp nor the light of the sun G2246, because the Lord God will illuminate them; and they will reign forever and ever.
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