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Lexicon :: Strong's G2385 - iakōbos

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iakōbos (Key)
Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
The same as Ἰακώβ (G2384) Graecised
Strong’s Definitions

Ἰάκωβος Iákōbos, ee-ak'-o-bos; the same as G2384 Græcized; Jacobus, the name of three Israelites:—James.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 42x

The KJV translates Strong's G2385 in the following manner: James (son of Zebedee) (21x), James (son of Alphaeus) (16x), James (half-brother of Jesus) (5x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 42x
The KJV translates Strong's G2385 in the following manner: James (son of Zebedee) (21x), James (son of Alphaeus) (16x), James (half-brother of Jesus) (5x).
  1. James = "supplanter"

    1. son of Zebedee, an apostle and brother of the apostle John, commonly called James the greater or elder, slain by Herod, Acts 12

    2. an apostle, son of Alphaeus, called the less

    3. James the half-brother of Christ

    4. an unknown James, father of the apostle Judas (?)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
Ἰάκωβος Iákōbos, ee-ak'-o-bos; the same as G2384 Græcized; Jacobus, the name of three Israelites:—James.
Ἰάκωβος, Ἰακώβου, (see the preceding word (and cf. Buttmann, 6, 18 (16))), James;
1. son of Zebedee, an apostle, and brother of the apostle John (commonly called James the greater or elder). He was slain with the sword by the command of king Herod Agrippa I. (circa A.D. 44): Matthew 4:21; Matthew 10:2 (Matthew 10:3); Matthew 17:1; Mark 1:19, 29; Mark 3:17; Mark 5:37; Mark 9:2; Mark 10:35, 41; Mark 13:3; Mark 14:33; Luke 5:10; Luke 6:14; Luke 8:51; Luke 9:28, 54; Acts 1:13; Acts 12:2.
2. James (commonly called the less), an apostle, son of Alphaeus: Matthew 10:3; Mark 3:18; Luke 6:15; Acts 1:13; apparently identical with Ἰάκωβος μικρός James the little (A. V. the less), the son of Mary, Mark 15:40 (Matthew 27:56); Mark 16:1, wife of Cleophas (i. e. Clopas, which see) or Alphaeus, John 19:25; see in Ἁλφαῖος, and in Μαρία, 3.
3. James, the brother of our Lord (see ἀδελφός, 1): Matthew 13:55; Mark 6:3; Galatians 1:19 (where εἰ μή is employed according to a usage illustrated under εἰ, III. 8 c. β'.); Galatians 2:9,12; Acts 12:1?; Acts 15:13; 21:18; 1 Corinthians 15:7 (?); James 1:1, the leader of the Jewish Christians, and by them surnamed δίκαιος the Just, the overseer (or bishop) of the church at Jerusalem down to the year 62 or 63 (or according to Hegesippus in Eusebius, h. e. 2, 23 (translated in B. D., p. 1206) down to 69, which is hardly probable (see Heinichen's note at the passage)), in which year he suffered martyrdom, Josephus, Antiquities 20, 9, 1. In opposition to the orthodox opinion (defended in B. D. under the word ), which identifies this James with James the son of Alphaeus, and understands ἀδελφός τοῦ κυρίου to mean his cousin, cf. especially Clemen in Winer's Zeitschr. f. wissensch. Theol. for 1829, p. 351ff; Blom, Diss. de τοῖς ἀδελφοῖς... τοῦ κυρίου. Lugd. 1839; Wilib. Grimm in Ersch u. Gruber's Encycl., Sect. 2, vol. 23, p. 80ff; Schaff, Das Verhältniss des Jacobus, Bruders des Herrn, zu Jacobus Alphäi. Beth 1842 (also his Church Hist. (1882) i., 272f); Hilgenfeld, Galaterbrief etc., p. 138ff; Hausrath in Sehenkel iii., p. 175ff; (Sieffert in Herzog edition 2, vi., 464ff; and references under the word ἀδελφός, 1 (especially Lightfoot)).
4. An unknown James, father of the apostle Judas (or Jude): Luke 6:16; Acts 1:13, according to the opinion of those interpreters who think that not ἀδελφόν but υἱόν must be supplied in the phrase Ιουδαν Ἰακώβου; see Ἰούδας, 8.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

4:21; 10:2; 10:3; 10:3; 13:55; 17:1; 27:56
1:19; 1:29; 3:17; 3:18; 5:37; 6:3; 9:2; 10:35; 10:41; 13:3; 14:33; 15:40; 16:1
5:10; 6:14; 6:15; 6:16; 8:51; 9:28; 9:54
1:13; 1:13; 1:13; 12:1; 12:2; 15:13; 21:18
1 Corinthians
1:19; 2:9; 2:12

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2385 matches the Greek Ἰάκωβος (iakōbos),
which occurs 42 times in 38 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:21 - Going on from there He saw two other brothers, [fn]James G2385 the son of Zebedee, and his brother [fn]John, in the boat with their father Zebedee, mending their nets; and He called them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:2 - Now the names of the twelve apostles are these: The first, Simon, who is called Peter, and his brother Andrew; and [fn]James G2385 the son of Zebedee, and his brother [fn]John;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:3 - Philip and [fn]Bartholomew; Thomas and Matthew the tax collector; [fn]James G2385 the son of Alphaeus, and Thaddaeus;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:55 - “Is this not the carpenter’s son? Is His mother not called Mary, and His brothers, James G2385, Joseph, Simon, and Judas?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 17:1 - Six days later, Jesus *took with Him Peter and [fn]James G2385, and his brother John, and *led them up on a high mountain by themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:56 - Among them were Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James G2385 and Joseph, and the mother of the sons of Zebedee.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:19 - And going on a little farther, He saw [fn]James G2385 the son of Zebedee, and his brother John, [fn]who were also in the boat mending the nets.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:29 - And immediately after they left the synagogue, they entered the house of Simon and Andrew, with [fn]James G2385 and John.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:17 - [fn]James G2385 the son of Zebedee and John the brother of [fn]James G2385 (to them He gave the name Boanerges, which means, “Sons of Thunder”);
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:18 - and Andrew, Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Thomas, [fn]James G2385 the son of Alphaeus, Thaddaeus, and Simon the [fn]Zealot;
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:37 - And He allowed no one to accompany Him except Peter, [fn]James G2385, and John the brother of [fn]James G2385.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:3 - “Is this not the carpenter, the son of Mary and brother of [fn]James G2385, Joses, Judas, and Simon? And are His sisters not here with us?” And they took offense at Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:2 - And six days later Jesus *took with Him Peter, [fn]James G2385, and John, and *brought them up on a high mountain by themselves. And He was [fn]transfigured before them;
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:35 - [fn]James G2385 and John, the two sons of Zebedee, *came up to [fn]Jesus, saying to Him, “Teacher, we want You to do for us whatever we ask of You.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:41 - Hearing this, the other ten began to feel indignant with [fn]James G2385 and John.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:3 - As He was sitting on the Mount of Olives opposite the temple, Peter, [fn]James G2385, John, and Andrew were questioning Him privately,
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:33 - And He *took with Him Peter, [fn]James G2385, and John, and began to be very distressed and troubled.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:40 - Now there were also some women watching from a distance, among whom were Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of [fn]James G2385 the [fn]Less and Joses, and Salome.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 16:1 - When the Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of [fn]James G2385, and Salome bought spices so that they might come and anoint Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:10 - and likewise also were [fn]James G2385 and John, sons of Zebedee, who were partners with Simon. And Jesus said to Simon, “Do not fear; from now on you will be catching people.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:14 - Simon, whom He also named Peter, and his brother Andrew; and [fn]James G2385 and John; and Philip and Bartholomew;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:15 - and Matthew and Thomas; James G2385 the son of Alphaeus, and Simon who was called the Zealot;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:16 - Judas the son of James G2385, and Judas Iscariot, who became a traitor.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:51 - When He came to the house, He did not allow anyone to enter with Him except Peter, John, and James G2385, and the girl’s father and mother.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:28 - About eight days after these sayings, He took along Peter, John, and James G2385, and went up on the mountain to pray.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:54 - When His disciples James G2385 and John saw this, they said, “Lord, do You want us to command fire to come down from heaven and consume them?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:10 - Now these women were Mary Magdalene, Joanna, and Mary the mother of James G2385; also the other women with them were telling these things to the apostles.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 1:13 - When they had entered the city, they went up to the upstairs room where they were staying, that is, Peter, John, [fn]James G2385, and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew, [fn]James G2385 the son of Alphaeus, Simon the Zealot, and Judas the [fn]son of [fn]James G2385.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:2 - And he had James G2385 the brother of John executed with a sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:17 - But motioning to them with his hand to be silent, he described to them how the Lord had led him out of the prison. And he said, “Report these things to [fn]James G2385 and the brothers.” Then he left and went to another place.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:13 - After they stopped speaking, [fn]James G2385 responded, saying, “[fn]Brothers, listen to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:18 - And the following day Paul went in with us to [fn]James G2385, and all the elders were present.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:7 - then He appeared to [fn]James G2385, then to all the apostles;
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 1:19 - But I did not see another one of the apostles except [fn]James G2385, the Lord’s brother.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 2:9 - and recognizing the grace that had been given to me, [fn]James G2385 and [fn]Cephas and John, who were reputed to be pillars, gave to me and Barnabas the right [fn]hand of fellowship, so that we might go to the Gentiles, and they to the circumcised.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 2:12 - For prior to the coming of some men from [fn]James G2385, he used to eat with the Gentiles; but when they came, he began to withdraw and separate himself, fearing those from the circumcision.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:1 - [fn]James G2385, a bond-servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ,
To the twelve tribes who are [fn]dispersed abroad: Greetings.
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:1 - [fn]Jude, a bond-servant of Jesus Christ and brother of [fn]James G2385,
To those who are the called, beloved in God the Father, and kept for Jesus Christ:
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