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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 - ὅμοιός ἐστιν ἀνθρώπῳ οἰκοδομοῦντι οἰκίαν ὃς ἔσκαψεν καὶ ἐβάθυνεν καὶ ἔθηκεν θεμέλιον G2310 ἐπὶ τὴν πέτραν· πλημμύρας δὲ γενομένης προσέρρηξεν ποταμὸς τῇ οἰκίᾳ ἐκείνῃ καὶ οὐκ ἴσχυσεν σαλεῦσαι αὐτὴν τεθεμελίωτο γὰρ ἐπὶ τὴν πέτραν·
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:49 - δὲ ἀκούσας καὶ μὴ ποιήσας ὅμοιός ἐστιν ἀνθρώπῳ οἰκοδομήσαντι οἰκίαν ἐπὶ τὴν γῆν χωρὶς θεμελίου G2310 προσέρρηξεν ποταμός καὶ εὐθὲως ἔπεσεν καὶ ἐγένετο τὸ ῥῆγμα τῆς οἰκίας ἐκείνης μέγα
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:29 - ἵνα μήποτε θέντος αὐτοῦ θεμέλιον G2310 καὶ μὴ ἰσχύοντος ἐκτελέσαι πάντες οἱ θεωροῦντες ἄρξωνται ἐμπαίζειν αὐτῷ
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:26 - ἄφνω δὲ σεισμὸς ἐγένετο μέγας ὥστε σαλευθῆναι τὰ θεμέλια G2310 τοῦ δεσμωτηρίου· ἀνεῴχθησαν τε παραχρῆμα αἱ θύραι πᾶσαι καὶ πάντων τὰ δεσμὰ ἀνέθη
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:20 - οὕτως δὲ φιλοτιμούμενον εὐαγγελίζεσθαι οὐχ ὅπου ὠνομάσθη Χριστός ἵνα μὴ ἐπ᾽ ἀλλότριον θεμέλιον G2310 οἰκοδομῶ
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:10 - Κατὰ τὴν χάριν τοῦ θεοῦ τὴν δοθεῖσάν μοι ὡς σοφὸς ἀρχιτέκτων θεμέλιον G2310 τέθεικα, ἄλλος δὲ ἐποικοδομεῖ ἕκαστος δὲ βλεπέτω πῶς ἐποικοδομεῖ
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:11 - θεμέλιον G2310 γὰρ ἄλλον οὐδεὶς δύναται θεῖναι παρὰ τὸν κείμενον ὅς ἐστιν Ἰησοῦς Χριστός
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:12 - εἰ δέ τις ἐποικοδομεῖ ἐπὶ τὸν θεμέλιον G2310 τοῦτον χρυσόν ἄργυρον λίθους τιμίους ξύλα χόρτον καλάμην
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 2:20 - ἐποικοδομηθέντες ἐπὶ τῷ θεμελίῳ G2310 τῶν ἀποστόλων καὶ προφητῶν ὄντος ἀκρογωνιαίου αὐτοῦ Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:19 - ἀποθησαυρίζοντας ἑαυτοῖς θεμέλιον G2310 καλὸν εἰς τὸ μέλλον ἵνα ἐπιλάβωνται τῆς αἰωνιόυ ζωῆς
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:19 - μέντοι στερεὸς θεμέλιος G2310 τοῦ θεοῦ ἕστηκεν ἔχων τὴν σφραγῖδα ταύτην· Ἔγνω κύριος τοὺς ὄντας αὐτοῦ καί Ἀποστήτω ἀπὸ ἀδικίας πᾶς ὀνομάζων τὸ ὄνομα Χριστού
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 6:1 - Διὸ ἀφέντες τὸν τῆς ἀρχῆς τοῦ Χριστοῦ λόγον ἐπὶ τὴν τελειότητα φερώμεθα μὴ πάλιν θεμέλιον G2310 καταβαλλόμενοι μετανοίας ἀπὸ νεκρῶν ἔργων καὶ πίστεως ἐπὶ θεόν
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:10 - ἐξεδέχετο γὰρ τὴν τοὺς θεμελίους G2310 ἔχουσαν πόλιν ἡς τεχνίτης καὶ δημιουργὸς θεός
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:14 - καὶ τὸ τεῖχος τῆς πόλεως ἔχον θεμελίους G2310 δώδεκα καὶ ἐν αὐτοῖς ὀνόματα τῶν δώδεκα ἀποστόλων τοῦ ἀρνίου
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:19 - καὶ οἱ θεμέλιοι G2310 τοῦ τείχους τῆς πόλεως παντὶ λίθῳ τιμίῳ κεκοσμημένοι· θεμέλιος G2310 πρῶτος ἴασπις δεύτερος σάπφειρος· τρίτος χαλκηδών τέταρτος σμάραγδος

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