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Lexicon :: Strong's G2434 - hilasmos

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hilasmos (Key)
Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
A root word
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:301,362

Trench's Synonyms: lxxvii. ἀπολύτρωσις, καταλλαγή, ἱλασμός.

Strong’s Definitions

ἱλασμός hilasmós, hil-as-mos'; atonement, i.e. (concretely) an expiator:—propitiation.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's G2434 in the following manner: propitiation (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's G2434 in the following manner: propitiation (2x).
  1. an appeasing, propitiating

  2. the means of appeasing, a propitiation

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἱλασμός hilasmós, hil-as-mos'; atonement, i.e. (concretely) an expiator:—propitiation.
ἱλασμός, -οῦ, , (ἱλάσκομαι);
1. an appeasing, propitiating, Vulg. propitiatio, (Plutarch, de sera num. vind. c. 17; plural joined with καθαρμαι, Plutarch, Sol. 12; with the genitive of the object τῶν θεῶν, the Orphica Arg. 39; Plutarch, Fab. 18; θεῶν μῆνιν ἱλασμοῦ καὶ χαριστηρίων δεομένην, vit. Camill. 7 at the end; ποιεῖσθαι ἱλασμόν, of a priest offering an expiatory sacrifice, 2 Macc. 3:33).
2. in Alex. usage the means of appeasing, a propitiation: Philo, alleg. leg. 3 § 61; προσοίσουσιν ἱλασμόν, for חַטָּאת, Ezekiel 44:27; περὶ τῶν ἁμαρτιῶν, of Christ, 1 John 2:2; 1 John 4:10 (κριὸς τοῦ ἱλασμοῦ, Numbers 5:8; [cf. ἡμέρα τ. ἱλασμοῦ, Leviticus 25:9]; also for סְלִיחָה, forgiveness, Psalm 129:4 (Ps. 130:4); Daniel 9:9, Theodotion). [Cf. Trench § 77.]
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

129:4; 130:4
1 John
2:2; 4:10

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Strong's Number G2434 matches the Greek ἱλασμός (hilasmos),
which occurs 2 times in 2 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 2:2 - And he is the propitiation G2434 for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 4:10 - Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son to be the propitiation G2434 for our sins.
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