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Lexicon :: Strong's G2310 - themelios

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θεμέλιος
Transliteration
themelios (Key)
Pronunciation
them-el'-ee-os
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Part of Speech
noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From a derivative of τίθημι (G5087)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:63,322

Strong’s Definitions

θεμέλιος themélios, them-el'-ee-os; from a derivative of G5087; something put down, i.e. a substruction (of a building, etc.), (literally or figuratively):—foundation.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x

The KJV translates Strong's G2310 in the following manner: foundation (16x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x
The KJV translates Strong's G2310 in the following manner: foundation (16x).
  1. laid down as a foundation, the foundation (of a building, wall, city)

  2. metaph. the foundations, beginnings, first principles

    1. of institution or system of truth

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
θεμέλιος themélios, them-el'-ee-os; from a derivative of G5087; something put down, i.e. a substruction (of a building, etc.), (literally or figuratively):—foundation.
STRONGS NT 2310: θεμέλιος
θεμέλιος, θεμέλιον (θέμα (i. e. thing laid down)), laid down as a foundation, belonging to a foundation (Diodorus 5, 66; θεμέλιοι λίθοι, Aristophanes av. 1137); generally as a substantive, θεμέλιος (namely, λίθος) (1 Corinthians 3:11; 2 Timothy 2:19; Revelation 21:19), and τό θεμέλιον (rarely so in Greek writings, as (Aristotle, phys. auscult. 2, 9, p. 200a, 4); Pausanias, 8, 32, 1; (others)), the foundation (of a building, wall, city): properly, Luke 6:49; τιθέναι θεμέλιον, Luke 6:48; Luke 14:29; plural οἱ θεμέλιοι (chiefly so in Greek writings), Hebrews 11:10; Revelation 21:14, 19; neuter τό θεμέλια, Acts 16:26 (and often in the Sept.); metaphorically, the foundations, beginnings, first principles, of an institution or system of truth: 1 Corinthians 3:10, 12; the rudiments, first principles, of Christian life and knowledge, Hebrews 6:1 (μετανοίας genitive of apposition (Winer's Grammar, 531 (494))); a course of instruction begun by a teacher, Romans 15:20; Christ is called the θεμέλιος, i. e. faith in him, which is like a foundation laid in the soul on which is built up the fuller and richer knowledge of saving truth, 1 Corinthians 3:11; τῶν ἀποστόλων (genitive of apposition, on account of what follows: ὄντος... Χριστοῦ (others say genitive of origin, see ἐποικοδομέω; cf. Winer's Grammar, § 30, 1; Meyer or Ellicott at the passage)), of the apostles as preachers of salvation, upon which foundation the Christian church has been built, Ephesians 2:20; a solid and stable spiritual possession, on which resting as on a foundation they may strive to lay hold on eternal life, 1 Timothy 6:19; the church is apparently called θεμέλιος as the foundation of the 'city of God,' 2 Timothy 2:19, cf. 2 Timothy 2:20 and 1 Timothy 3:15. (the Sept. several times also for אַרְמון, a palace, Isaiah 25:2; Jeremiah 6:5; Amos 1:4, etc.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Isaiah
25:2
Jeremiah
6:5
Amos
1:4
Luke
6:48; 6:49; 14:29
Acts
16:26
Romans
15:20
1 Corinthians
3:10; 3:11; 3:11; 3:12
Ephesians
2:20
1 Timothy
3:15; 6:19
2 Timothy
2:19; 2:19; 2:20
Hebrews
6:1; 11:10
Revelation
21:14; 21:19; 21:19

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2310 matches the Greek θεμέλιος (themelios),
which occurs 16 times in 15 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:48 - He is like a man which built an house, and digged deep, and laid the foundation G2310 on a rock: and when the flood arose, the stream beat vehemently upon that house, and could not shake it: for it was founded upon a rock.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:49 - But he that heareth, and doeth not, is like a man that without a foundation G2310 built an house upon the earth; against which the stream did beat vehemently, and immediately it fell; and the ruin of that house was great.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:29 - Lest haply, after he hath laid the foundation, G2310 and is not able to finish it, all that behold it begin to mock him,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:26 - And suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations G2310 of the prison were shaken: and immediately all the doors were opened, and every one's bands were loosed.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:20 - Yea, so have I strived to preach the gospel, not where Christ was named, lest I should build upon another man's foundation: G2310
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:10 - According to the grace of God which is given unto me, as a wise masterbuilder, I have laid the foundation, G2310 and another buildeth thereon. But let every man take heed how he buildeth thereupon.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:11 - For other foundation G2310 can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:12 - Now if any man build upon this foundation G2310 gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble;
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 2:20 - And are built upon the foundation G2310 of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:19 - Laying up in store for themselves a good foundation G2310 against the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:19 - Nevertheless the foundation G2310 of God standeth sure, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are his. And, Let every one that nameth the name of Christ depart from iniquity.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 6:1 - Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on unto perfection; not laying again the foundation G2310 of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:10 - For he looked for a city which hath foundations, G2310 whose builder and maker is God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:14 - And the wall of the city had twelve foundations, G2310 and in them the names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:19 - And the foundations G2310 of the wall of the city were garnished with all manner of precious stones. The first foundation G2310 was jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, a chalcedony; the fourth, an emerald;

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