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Lexicon :: Strong's G2378 - thysia

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thysia (Key)
Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TDNT Reference: 3:180,342

Strong’s Definitions

θυσία thysía, thoo-see'-ah; from G2380; sacrifice (the act or the victim, literally or figuratively):—sacrifice.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 29x

The KJV translates Strong's G2378 in the following manner: sacrifice (29x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 29x
The KJV translates Strong's G2378 in the following manner: sacrifice (29x).
  1. a sacrifice, victim

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
θυσία thysía, thoo-see'-ah; from G2380; sacrifice (the act or the victim, literally or figuratively):—sacrifice.
θυσία, θυσίας, (θύω) (from Aeschylus down), the Sept. for מִנְחָה an offering, and זֶבַח; a sacrifice, victim;
a. properly: Matthew 9:13 and Matthew 12:7, from Hosea 6:6; Mark 9:40 ((R G L Tr text brackets), see ἁλίζω); Ephesians 5:2; Hebrews 10:5, 28; plural, Mark 12:33; Luke 13:1; Hebrews 9:23; (Hebrews 10:1, 8 (here Rec. singular)); ἀνάγειν θυσίαν τίνι, Acts 7:41; ἀναφέρειν, Hebrews 7:27 (see ἀνάγω, and ἀναφέρω 2); (δοῦναι θυσίαν, Luke 2:24); προσφέρειν, Acts 7:42; Hebrews 5:1; Hebrews 8:3; 10:(Hebrews 10:11),Hebrews 10:12; (Hebrews 11:4); passive Hebrews 9:9; διά τῆς θυσίας αὐτοῦ, by his sacrifice, i. e. by the sacrifice which he offered (not, by offering up himself; that would have been expressed by διά τῆς θυσίας τῆς ἑαυτοῦ, or διά τῆς ἑαυτοῦ θυσίας), Hebrews 9:26; ἐσθίειν τάς θυσίας, to eat the flesh left over from the victims sacrificed (viz. at the sacrificial feasts; cf. (Leviticus 7:15ff; Deuteronomy 12:7f, 17f, etc.) Winer's RWB under the word Opfermahlzeiten), 1 Corinthians 10:18.
b. in expressions involving a comparison: θυσίαι πνευματικαι (see πνευματικός, 3 a.), 1 Peter 2:5; θυσία, a free gift, which is likened to an offered sacrifice, Philippians 4:18; Hebrews 13:16 (τοιαύταις θυσίαις, i. e. with such things as substitutes for sacrifices God is well pleased); θυσία ζῶσα (see ζάω, II. b. at the end), Romans 12:1; ἀναφέρειν θυσίαν αἰνέσεως, Hebrews 13:15 (if this meant, as it can mean, αἴνεσιν ὡς θυσίαν, the author would not have added, as he has, the explanation of the words; he must therefore be supposed to have reproduced the Hebrew phrase זִבְחֵי־תּודָה, and then defined this more exactly; Leviticus 7:3 (Leviticus 7:13) (cf. Leviticus 7:2 (Leviticus 7:12)); Psalm 106:22 (Ps. 107:22); see αἴνεσις); ἐπί τῇ θυσία... τῆς πίστεως ὑμῶν (epexegetical genitive), in the work of exciting, nourishing, increasing, your faith, as if in providing a sacrifice to be offered to God (cf. ἐπί, p. 233b bottom), Philippians 2:17.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

7:2; 7:3; 7:12; 7:13; 7:15
12:7; 12:17
106:22; 107:22
9:13; 12:7
9:40; 12:33
2:24; 13:1
7:41; 7:42
1 Corinthians
2:17; 4:18
5:1; 7:27; 8:3; 9:9; 9:23; 9:26; 10; 10:1; 10:5; 10:8; 10:11; 10:12; 10:28; 11:4; 13:15; 13:16
1 Peter

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2378 matches the Greek θυσία (thysia),
which occurs 29 times in 29 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:13 - “Now go and learn [fn]what this means: ‘I DESIRE [fn]COMPASSION, [fn]RATHER THAN SACRIFICE G2378,’ for I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:7 - “But if you had known what this [fn]means: ‘I DESIRE [fn]COMPASSION, [fn]RATHER THAN SACRIFICE G2378,’ you would not have condemned [fn]the innocent.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:49 - “For everyone will be salted with fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:33 - and to love Him with all the heart, and with all the understanding, and with all the strength, and to love one’s neighbor as oneself, is much more than all the burnt offerings and sacrifices G2378.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:24 - and to offer a sacrifice G2378 according to what has been stated in the Law of the Lord: “A PAIR OF TURTLEDOVES OR TWO YOUNG DOVES.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:1 - Now on that very occasion there were some present who reported to Him about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had [fn]mixed with their sacrifices G2378.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:41 - [fn]At that time they made a [fn]calf and brought a sacrifice G2378 to the idol, and were rejoicing in the works of their hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:42 - “But God turned away and gave them over to [fn]serve the heavenly [fn]lights; as it is written in the book of the prophets: ‘YOU DID NOT OFFER ME VICTIMS AND SACRIFICES G2378 FOR FORTY YEARS IN THE WILDERNESS, DID YOU, HOUSE OF ISRAEL?
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:1 - Therefore I urge you, brothers and sisters, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living and holy sacrifice G2378, [fn]acceptable to God, which is your [fn]spiritual service of worship.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:18 - Look at [fn]the people of Israel; are those who eat the sacrifices G2378 not partners in the altar?
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:2 - and walk in love, just as Christ also loved [fn]you and gave Himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice G2378 to God [fn]as a fragrant aroma.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:17 - But even if I am being poured out as a drink offering upon the sacrifice G2378 and service of your faith, I rejoice and share my joy with you all.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:18 - But I have received everything in full and have an abundance; I am [fn]amply supplied, having received from Epaphroditus [fn]what you have sent, [fn]a fragrant aroma, an acceptable sacrifice G2378, pleasing to God.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:1 - For every high priest taken from among men is appointed on behalf of people in things pertaining to God, in order to offer both gifts and sacrifices G2378 for sins;
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:27 - who has no daily need, like those high priests, to offer up sacrifices G2378, first for His own sins and then for the sins of the people, because He did this once for all time when He offered up Himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 8:3 - For every high priest is appointed to offer both gifts and sacrifices G2378; so it is necessary that this high priest also have something to offer.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:9 - which is a symbol for the present time. Accordingly both gifts and sacrifices G2378 are offered which cannot make the worshiper perfect in conscience,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:23 - Therefore it was necessary for the copies of the things in the heavens to be cleansed with these things, but the heavenly things themselves with better sacrifices G2378 than these.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:26 - Otherwise, He would have needed to suffer often since the foundation of the world; but now once at the consummation of the ages He has been revealed to put away sin [fn]by the sacrifice G2378 of Himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:1 - For the Law, since it has only a shadow of the good things to come and not the [fn]form of those things itself, [fn]can never, by the same sacrifices G2378 which they offer continually every year, make those who approach perfect.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:5 - Therefore, when He comes into the world, He says,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:11 - Every priest stands daily ministering and offering time after time the same sacrifices G2378, which can never take away sins;
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:12 - but He, having offered one sacrifice G2378 for [fn]sins for all time, SAT DOWN AT THE RIGHT HAND OF GOD,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:26 - For if we go on sinning willfully after receiving the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice G2378 for sins,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:4 - By faith Abel offered to God a better sacrifice G2378 than Cain, through which he was attested to be righteous, God testifying [fn]about his gifts, and through [fn]faith, though he is dead, he still speaks.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 13:15 - Through Him then, let’s continually offer up a sacrifice G2378 of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips praising His name.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 13:16 - And do not neglect doing good and sharing, for with such sacrifices G2378 God is pleased.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:5 - you also, as living stones, [fn]are being built up as a spiritual house for a holy priesthood, to offer spiritual sacrifices G2378 that are acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.
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