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Lexicon :: Strong's G2495 - iōnas

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Ἰωνᾶς
Transliteration
iōnas (Key)
Pronunciation
ee-o-nas'
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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of Hebrew origin יוֹנָה (H3124)
mGNT
9x in 2 unique form(s)
TR
14x in 2 unique form(s)
LXX
13x in 2 unique form(s)
Dictionary Aids

TDNT Reference: 3:406,380

Strong’s Definitions

Ἰωνᾶς Iōnâs, ee-o-nas'; of Hebrew origin (H3124); Jonas (i.e. Jonah), the name of two Israelites:—Jonas.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x

The KJV translates Strong's G2495 in the following manner: Jonas (the prophet) (9x), Jona (father of Peter) (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x
The KJV translates Strong's G2495 in the following manner: Jonas (the prophet) (9x), Jona (father of Peter) (4x).
  1. Jonah or Jonas = "dove"

    1. the fifth minor prophet, the son of Amittai, and a native of Gath-hepher and lived during the reign of Jeroboam II, king of Israel

    2. Jonas, the father of Peter

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
Ἰωνᾶς Iōnâs, ee-o-nas'; of Hebrew origin (H3124); Jonas (i.e. Jonah), the name of two Israelites:—Jonas.
STRONGS NT 2495: Ἰωνᾶς
Ἰωνᾶς, -ᾶ [Buttmann, 20 (17f)], , (יונָה a dove), Jonah (or Jonas);
1. Jonah, the O. T. prophet, a native of Gath-hepher in the tribe of Zebulun. He lived during the reign of Jeroboam II, king of Israel (2 Kings 14:25). The narrative of his miraculous experiences, constructed for a didactic purpose, is given in the book which bears his name [on the historic character of which cf. B. D. (especially American edition) or McClintock and Strong's Cyclopaedia, under the word; also Ladd, Doctr. of Sacr. Script. i. 65ff]: Matthew 12:39-41; Matthew 16:4; Luke 11:29f, 32.
2. Jonah (or Jonas), a fisherman, father of the apostle Peter: Matthew 16:17 [L T WH here Βαριωνᾶ, see βαριωνᾶς]; John 1:42 (43) [R G L marginal reading Tr marginal reading, and R G in] John 21:15, [16, 17] (see Ἰωάννης, 3).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2 Kings
14:25
Matthew
12:39; 12:40; 12:41; 16:4; 16:17
Luke
11:29; 11:32
John
1:42; 1:43; 21:15; 21:16-17

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2495 matches the Greek Ἰωνᾶς (iōnas),
which occurs 14 times in 12 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:39 - But he answered and said unto them, An evil and adulterous generation seeketh after a sign; and there shall no sign be given to it, but the sign of the prophet Jonas: G2495
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:40 - For as Jonas G2495 was three days and three nights in the whale's belly; so shall the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:41 - The men of Nineveh shall rise in judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it: because they repented at the preaching of Jonas; G2495 and, behold, a greater than Jonas G2495 is here.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:4 - A wicked and adulterous generation seeketh after a sign; and there shall no sign be given unto it, but the sign of the prophet Jonas. G2495 And he left them, and departed.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:17 - And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon Barjona: for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:29 - And when the people were gathered thick together, he began to say, This is an evil generation: they seek a sign; and there shall no sign be given it, but the sign of Jonas G2495 the prophet.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:30 - For as Jonas G2495 was a sign unto the Ninevites, so shall also the Son of man be to this generation.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:32 - The men of Nineve shall rise up in the judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it: for they repented at the preaching of Jonas; G2495 and, behold, a greater than Jonas G2495 is here.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:42 - And he brought him to Jesus. And when Jesus beheld him, he said, Thou art Simon the son of Jona: G2495 thou shalt be called Cephas, which is by interpretation, A stone.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 21:15 - So when they had dined, Jesus saith to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, G2495 lovest thou me more than these? He saith unto him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest that I love thee. He saith unto him, Feed my lambs.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 21:16 - He saith to him again the second time, Simon, son of Jonas, G2495 lovest thou me? He saith unto him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest that I love thee. He saith unto him, Feed my sheep.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 21:17 - He saith unto him the third time, Simon, son of Jonas, G2495 lovest thou me? Peter was grieved because he said unto him the third time, Lovest thou me? And he said unto him, Lord, thou knowest all things; thou knowest that I love thee. Jesus saith unto him, Feed my sheep.

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