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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 building a house, who [fn]dug deep and laid a foundation G2310 on the rock; and when there was a flood, the river burst against that house and yet it could not shake it, because it had been well built.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:49 - “But the one who has heard and has not acted accordingly is like a man who built a house on the ground without a foundation G2310; and the river burst against it and it immediately collapsed, and the ruin of that house was great.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:29 - “Otherwise, when he has laid a foundation G2310 and is not able to finish, all who are watching it will begin to ridicule 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 everyone’s chains were unfastened.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:20 - And in this way I aspired to preach the gospel, not where Christ was already known by name, so that I would not build on another person’s foundation G2310;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:10 - According to the grace of God which was given to me, like a wise master builder I laid a foundation G2310, and another is building on it. But each person must be careful how he builds on it.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:11 - For no one can lay a foundation G2310 other than the one which is laid, which is Jesus Christ.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:12 - Now if anyone builds on the foundation G2310 with gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, or straw,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 2:20 - having been built on the foundation G2310 of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus Himself being the cornerstone,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:19 - storing up for themselves the treasure of a good foundation G2310 for the future, so that they may take hold of that which is truly life.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:19 - Nevertheless, the firm foundation G2310 of God stands, having this seal: “The Lord knows those who are His;” and, “Everyone who names the name of the Lord is to keep away from wickedness.”
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 6:1 - Therefore leaving the [fn]elementary teaching about the [fn]Christ, let us press on to [fn]maturity, not laying again a foundation G2310 of repentance from dead works and of faith toward God,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:10 - for he was looking for the city which has foundations G2310, whose architect and builder is God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:14 - And the wall of the city had twelve foundation G2310 stones G2310, and on them were the twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:19 - The foundation G2310 stones G2310 of the city wall were decorated with every kind of precious stone. The first foundation G2310 stone G2310 was jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, chalcedony; the fourth, emerald;

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