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Lexicon :: Strong's G2307 - thelēma

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thelēma (Key)
Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From the prolonged form of θέλω (G2309)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:52,318

Strong’s Definitions

θέλημα thélēma, thel'-ay-mah; from the prolonged form of G2309; a determination (properly, the thing), i.e. (actively) choice (specially, purpose, decree; abstractly, volition) or (passively) inclination:—desire, pleasure, will.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 64x

The KJV translates Strong's G2307 in the following manner: will (62x), desire (1x), pleasure (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 64x
The KJV translates Strong's G2307 in the following manner: will (62x), desire (1x), pleasure (1x).
  1. what one wishes or has determined shall be done

    1. of the purpose of God to bless mankind through Christ

    2. of what God wishes to be done by us

      1. commands, precepts

  2. will, choice, inclination, desire, pleasure

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
θέλημα thélēma, thel'-ay-mah; from the prolonged form of G2309; a determination (properly, the thing), i.e. (actively) choice (specially, purpose, decree; abstractly, volition) or (passively) inclination:—desire, pleasure, will.
STRONGS NT 2307: θέλημα
θέλημα, θελήματος, τό (θέλω), a word purely Biblical and ecclesiastical (yet found in Aristotle, de plant. 1, 1, p. 815b, 21); the Sept. for חֵפֶץ and רָצון; will, i. e.,
a. what one wishes or has determined shall be done (i. e. objectively, thing willed): Luke 12:47; John 5:30; 1 Corinthians 7:37; 1 Thessalonians 5:18; 2 Timothy 2:26; Hebrews 10:10; Revelation 4:11; θέλημα τοῦ Θεοῦ is used — of the purpose of God to bless mankind through Christ, Acts 22:14; Ephesians 1:9; Colossians 1:9; of what God wishes to be done by us, Romans 12:2; Colossians 4:12 (Winer's Grammar, 111 (105)); 1 Peter 4:2; and simply τό θέλημα, Romans 2:18 (Winer's Grammar, 594 (553)) (Sir. 43:16 (17) (but here the better text now adds αὐτοῦ, see Fritzsche; in patristic Greek, however, θέλημα is so used even without the article; cf. Ignatius ad Rom. 1, 1 [ET]; ad Eph. 20, 1 [ET], etc.)); τοῦ κυρίου, Ephesians 5:17; plural commands, precepts: (Mark 3:35 WH. marginal reading); Acts 13:22 (Psalm 102:7 (Ps. 103:7); 2 Macc. 1:3); ἐστι τό θέλημα τίνος, followed by ἵνα, John 6:39; 1 Corinthians 16:12, cf. Matthew 18:14; followed by an infinitive, 1 Peter 2:15; by an accusative with an infinitive 1 Thessalonians 4:3. (Cf. Buttmann, 237 (204); 240 (207); Winers Grammar, § 44, 8.)
b. equivalent to τό θέλειν (i. e. the abstract act of willing, the subjective) will, choice: 1 Peter 3:17 (cf. Winer's Grammar, 604 (562)); 2 Peter 1:21; ποιεῖν τό θέλημα τίνος (especially of God), Matthew 7:21; Matthew 12:50; Matthew 21:31; Mark 3:35 (here WH marginal reading the plural, see above); John 4:34; John 6:38; John 7:17; John 9:31; Ephesians 6:6; Hebrews 10:7, 9, 36; Hebrews 13:21; 1 John 2:17; τό θέλημα (L T Tr WH βούλημα) τίνος κατεργάζεσθαι, 1 Peter 4:3; γίνεται τό θέλημα τίνος, Matthew 6:10; Matthew 26:42; Luke 11:2 L R; Luke 22:42; Acts 21:14; βουλή τοῦ θελήματος, Ephesians 1:11; εὐδοκία τοῦ θελήματος Ephesians 1:5; ἐν τῷ θελημάτω τοῦ Θεοῦ, if God will, Romans 1:10; διά θελήματος Θεοῦ, Romans 15:32; 1 Corinthians 1:1; 2 Corinthians 1:1; 2 Corinthians 8:5; Ephesians 1:1; Colossians 1:1; 2 Timothy 1:1; κατά τό θέλημα τοῦ Θεοῦ, Galatians 1:4; (1 Peter 4:19); 1 John 5:14. equivalent to pleasure: Luke 23:25; equivalent to inclination, desire: σαρκός, ἀνδρός, John 1:13; plural Ephesians 2:3. (Synonym: see θέλω, at the end.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

102:7; 103:7
6:10; 7:21; 12:50; 18:14; 21:31; 26:42
3:35; 3:35
11:2; 12:47; 22:42; 23:25
1:13; 4:34; 5:30; 6:38; 6:39; 7:17; 9:31
13:22; 21:14; 22:14
1; 1:1; 1:10; 2:18; 12:2; 15:32
1 Corinthians
1:1; 7:37; 16:12
2 Corinthians
1:1; 8:5
1:1; 1:5; 1:9; 1:11; 2:3; 5:17; 6:6
1:1; 1:9; 4:12
1 Thessalonians
4:3; 5:18
2 Timothy
1:1; 2:26
10:7; 10:9; 10:10; 10:36; 13:21
1 Peter
2:15; 3:17; 4:2; 4:3; 4:19
2 Peter
1 John
2:17; 5:14

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2307 matches the Greek θέλημα (thelēma),
which occurs 37 times in 37 verses in the LXX Greek.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:5 - οὐ γὰρ οὕτως οἶκός μου μετὰ ἰσχυροῦ διαθήκην γὰρ αἰώνιον ἔθετό μοι ἑτοίμην ἐν παντὶ καιρῷ πεφυλαγμένην ὅτι πᾶσα σωτηρία μου καὶ πᾶν θέλημα G2307 ὅτι οὐ μὴ βλαστήσῃ παράνομος
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 5:8 - (LXX 5:22)καὶ ἀπέστειλεν πρὸς Σαλωμων λέγων ἀκήκοα περὶ πάντων ὧν ἀπέσταλκας πρός με ἐγὼ ποιήσω πᾶν θέλημά G2307 σου ξύλα κέδρινα καὶ πεύκινα
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 5:9 - (LXX 5:23)οἱ δοῦλοί μου κατάξουσιν αὐτὰ ἐκ τοῦ Λιβάνου εἰς τὴν θάλασσαν ἐγὼ θήσομαι αὐτὰ σχεδίας ἕως τοῦ τόπου οὗ ἐὰν ἀποστείλῃς πρός με καὶ ἐκτινάξω αὐτὰ ἐκεῗ καὶ σὺ ἀρεῗς καὶ ποιήσεις τὸ θέλημά G2307 μου τοῦ δοῦναι ἄρτους τῷ οἴκῳ μου
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 5:10 - (LXX 5:24)καὶ ἦν Χιραμ διδοὺς τῷ Σαλωμων κέδρους καὶ πᾶν θέλημα G2307 αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 9:11 - Χιραμ βασιλεὺς Τύρου ἀντελάβετο τοῦ Σαλωμων ἐν ξύλοις κεδρίνοις καὶ ἐν ξύλοις πευκίνοις καὶ ἐν χρυσίῳ καὶ ἐν παντὶ θελήματι G2307 αὐτοῦ τότε ἔδωκεν βασιλεὺς τῷ Χιραμ εἴκοσι πόλεις ἐν τῇ γῇ τῇ Γαλιλαίᾳ
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:12 - καὶ βασιλεὺς Σαλωμων ἔδωκεν τῇ βασιλίσσῃ Σαβα πάντα τὰ θελήματα G2307 αὐτῆς ᾔτησεν ἐκτὸς πάντων ὧν ἤνεγκεν τῷ βασιλεῗ Σαλωμων καὶ ἀπέστρεψεν εἰς τὴν γῆν αὐτῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:8 - δὲ πότος οὗτος οὐ κατὰ προκείμενον νόμον ἐγένετο οὕτως δὲ ἠθέλησεν βασιλεὺς καὶ ἐπέταξεν τοῗς οἰκονόμοις ποιῆσαι τὸ θέλημα G2307 αὐτοῦ καὶ τῶν ἀνθρώπων
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:21 - ὅτι τί θέλημα G2307 αὐτοῦ ἐν οἴκῳ αὐτοῦ μετ᾽ αὐτόν καὶ ἀριθμοὶ μηνῶν αὐτοῦ διῃρέθησαν
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 1:2 - ἀλλ᾽ ἐν τῷ νόμῳ κυρίου τὸ θέλημα G2307 αὐτοῦ καὶ ἐν τῷ νόμῳ αὐτοῦ μελετήσει ἡμέρας καὶ νυκτός
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 16:3 - (LXX 15:3)τοῗς ἁγίοις τοῗς ἐν τῇ γῇ αὐτοῦ ἐθαυμάστωσεν πάντα τὰ θελήματα G2307 αὐτοῦ ἐν αὐτοῗς
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 28:7 - (LXX 27:7)κύριος βοηθός μου καὶ ὑπερασπιστής μου ἐπ᾽ αὐτῷ ἤλπισεν καρδία μου καὶ ἐβοηθήθην καὶ ἀνέθαλεν σάρξ μου καὶ ἐκ θελήματός G2307 μου ἐξομολογήσομαι αὐτῷ
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 30:5 - (LXX 29:6)ὅτι ὀργὴ ἐν τῷ θυμῷ αὐτοῦ καὶ ζωὴ ἐν τῷ θελήματι G2307 αὐτοῦ τὸ ἑσπέρας αὐλισθήσεται κλαυθμὸς καὶ εἰς τὸ πρωὶ ἀγαλλίασις
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 30:7 - (LXX 29:8)κύριε ἐν τῷ θελήματί G2307 σου παρέσχου τῷ κάλλει μου δύναμιν ἀπέστρεψας δὲ τὸ πρόσωπόν σου καὶ ἐγενήθην τεταραγμένος
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:8 - (LXX 39:9)τοῦ ποιῆσαι τὸ θέλημά G2307 σου θεός μου ἐβουλήθην καὶ τὸν νόμον σου ἐν μέσῳ τῆς κοιλίας μου
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:7 - (LXX 102:7)ἐγνώρισεν τὰς ὁδοὺς αὐτοῦ τῷ Μωυσῇ τοῗς υἱοῗς Ισραηλ τὰ θελήματα G2307 αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:21 - (LXX 102:21)εὐλογεῗτε τὸν κύριον πᾶσαι αἱ δυνάμεις αὐτοῦ λειτουργοὶ αὐτοῦ ποιοῦντες τὸ θέλημα G2307 αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:30 - (LXX 106:30)καὶ εὐφράνθησαν ὅτι ἡσύχασαν καὶ ὡδήγησεν αὐτοὺς ἐπὶ λιμένα θελήματος G2307 αὐτῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 111:2 - (LXX 110:2)μεγάλα τὰ ἔργα κυρίου ἐξεζητημένα εἰς πάντα τὰ θελήματα G2307 αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 143:10 - (LXX 142:10)δίδαξόν με τοῦ ποιεῗν τὸ θέλημά G2307 σου ὅτι σὺ εἶ θεός μου τὸ πνεῦμά σου τὸ ἀγαθὸν ὁδηγήσει με ἐν γῇ εὐθείᾳ
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:19 - (LXX 144:19)θέλημα G2307 τῶν φοβουμένων αὐτὸν ποιήσει καὶ τῆς δεήσεως αὐτῶν ἐπακούσεται καὶ σώσει αὐτούς
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 5:4 - (LXX 5:3)καθὼς ἂν εὔξῃ εὐχὴν τῷ θεῷ μὴ χρονίσῃς τοῦ ἀποδοῦναι αὐτήν ὅτι οὐκ ἔστιν θέλημα G2307 ἐν ἄφροσιν σὺν ὅσα ἐὰν εὔξῃ ἀπόδος
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 12:1 - καὶ μνήσθητι τοῦ κτίσαντός σε ἐν ἡμέραις νεότητός σου ἕως ὅτου μὴ ἔλθωσιν ἡμέραι τῆς κακίας καὶ φθάσωσιν ἔτη ἐν οἷς ἐρεῗς οὐκ ἔστιν μοι ἐν αὐτοῗς θέλημα G2307
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 12:10 - πολλὰ ἐζήτησεν Ἐκκλησιαστὴς τοῦ εὑρεῗν λόγους θελήματος G2307 καὶ γεγραμμένον εὐθύτητος λόγους ἀληθείας
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 44:28 - λέγων Κύρῳ φρονεῗν καὶ πάντα τὰ θελήματά G2307 μου ποιήσει λέγων Ιερουσαλημ οἰκοδομηθήσῃ καὶ τὸν οἶκον τὸν ἅγιόν μου θεμελιώσω
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 48:14 - καὶ συναχθήσονται πάντες καὶ ἀκούσονται τίς αὐτοῗς ἀνήγγειλεν ταῦτα ἀγαπῶν σε ἐποίησα τὸ θέλημά G2307 σου ἐπὶ Βαβυλῶνα τοῦ ἆραι σπέρμα Χαλδαίων
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 58:3 - λέγοντες τί ὅτι ἐνηστεύσαμεν καὶ οὐκ εἶδες ἐταπεινώσαμεν τὰς ψυχὰς ἡμῶν καὶ οὐκ ἔγνως ἐν γὰρ ταῗς ἡμέραις τῶν νηστειῶν ὑμῶν εὑρίσκετε τὰ θελήματα G2307 ὑμῶν καὶ πάντας τοὺς ὑποχειρίους ὑμῶν ὑπονύσσετε
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 58:13 - ἐὰν ἀποστρέψῃς τὸν πόδα σου ἀπὸ τῶν σαββάτων τοῦ μὴ ποιεῗν τὰ θελήματά G2307 σου ἐν τῇ ἡμέρᾳ τῇ ἁγίᾳ καὶ καλέσεις τὰ σάββατα τρυφερά ἅγια τῷ θεῷ σου οὐκ ἀρεῗς τὸν πόδα σου ἐπ᾽ ἔργῳ οὐδὲ λαλήσεις λόγον ἐν ὀργῇ ἐκ τοῦ στόματός σου
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 62:4 - καὶ οὐκέτι κληθήσῃ καταλελειμμένη καὶ γῆ σου οὐ κληθήσεται ἔρημος σοὶ γὰρ κληθήσεται θέλημα G2307 ἐμόν καὶ τῇ γῇ σου οἰκουμένη
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 9:24 - (LXX 9:23)ἀλλ᾽ ἐν τούτῳ καυχάσθω καυχώμενος συνίειν καὶ γινώσκειν ὅτι ἐγώ εἰμι κύριος ποιῶν ἔλεος καὶ κρίμα καὶ δικαιοσύνην ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς ὅτι ἐν τούτοις τὸ θέλημά G2307 μου λέγει κύριος
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:17 - λέγουσιν τοῗς ἀπωθουμένοις τὸν λόγον κυρίου εἰρήνη ἔσται ὑμῗν καὶ πᾶσιν τοῗς πορευομένοις τοῗς θελήμασιν G2307 αὐτῶν παντὶ τῷ πορευομένῳ πλάνῃ καρδίας αὐτοῦ εἶπαν οὐχ ἥξει ἐπὶ σὲ κακά
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:26 - ἕως πότε ἔσται ἐν καρδίᾳ τῶν προφητῶν τῶν προφητευόντων ψευδῆ καὶ ἐν τῷ προφητεύειν αὐτοὺς τὰ θελήματα G2307 καρδίας αὐτῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:35 - καὶ πάντες οἱ κατοικοῦντες τὴν γῆν ὡς οὐδὲν ἐλογίσθησαν καὶ κατὰ τὸ θέλημα G2307 αὐτοῦ ποιεῗ ἐν τῇ δυνάμει τοῦ οὐρανοῦ καὶ ἐν τῇ κατοικίᾳ τῆς γῆς καὶ οὐκ ἔστιν ὃς ἀντιποιήσεται τῇ χειρὶ αὐτοῦ καὶ ἐρεῗ αὐτῷ τί ἐποίησας
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 8:4 - εἶδον τὸν κριὸν κερατίζοντα κατὰ θάλασσαν καὶ βορρᾶν καὶ νότον καὶ πάντα τὰ θηρία οὐ στήσονται ἐνώπιον αὐτοῦ καὶ οὐκ ἦν ἐξαιρούμενος ἐκ χειρὸς αὐτοῦ καὶ ἐποίησεν κατὰ τὸ θέλημα G2307 αὐτοῦ καὶ ἐμεγαλύνθη
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 11:3 - καὶ ἀναστήσεται βασιλεὺς δυνατὸς καὶ κυριεύσει κυριείας πολλῆς καὶ ποιήσει κατὰ τὸ θέλημα G2307 αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 11:16 - καὶ ποιήσει εἰσπορευόμενος πρὸς αὐτὸν κατὰ τὸ θέλημα G2307 αὐτοῦ καὶ οὐκ ἔστιν ἑστὼς κατὰ πρόσωπον αὐτοῦ καὶ στήσεται ἐν γῇ τοῦ σαβι καὶ συντελεσθήσεται ἐν τῇ χειρὶ αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 11:36 - καὶ ποιήσει κατὰ τὸ θέλημα G2307 αὐτοῦ καὶ ὑψωθήσεται βασιλεὺς καὶ μεγαλυνθήσεται ἐπὶ πάντα θεὸν καὶ λαλήσει ὑπέρογκα καὶ κατευθυνεῗ μέχρις οὗ συντελεσθῇ ὀργή εἰς γὰρ συντέλειαν γίνεται
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 1:10 - (LXX 1:10)διότι καὶ ἐν ὑμῗν συγκλεισθήσονται θύραι καὶ οὐκ ἀνάψετε τὸ θυσιαστήριόν μου δωρεάν οὐκ ἔστιν μου θέλημα G2307 ἐν ὑμῗν λέγει κύριος παντοκράτωρ καὶ θυσίαν οὐ προσδέξομαι ἐκ τῶν χειρῶν ὑμῶν

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