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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 to them, “An evil and adulterous generation craves for a [fn]sign; and yet no [fn]sign will be given to it but the [fn]sign of Jonah G2495 the prophet;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:40 - for just as JONAH G2495 WAS THREE DAYS AND THREE NIGHTS IN THE BELLY OF THE SEA MONSTER, so will 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 will stand up with this generation at the judgment, and will condemn it because they repented at the preaching of Jonah; G2495 and behold, something greater than Jonah G2495 is here.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:4 - “An evil and adulterous generation seeks after a [fn]sign; and a [fn]sign will not be given it, except the sign of Jonah.” G2495 And He left them and went away.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:17 - And Jesus said to him, “Blessed are you, Simon [fn]Barjona, because flesh and blood did not reveal this to you, but My Father who is in heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:29 - As the crowds were increasing, He began to say, “This generation is a wicked generation; it seeks for a [fn]sign, and yet no [fn]sign will be given to it but the [fn]sign of Jonah. G2495
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:30 - “For just as Jonah G2495 became a [fn]sign to the Ninevites, so will the Son of Man be to this generation.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:32 - “The men of Nineveh will stand up with this generation at the judgment and condemn it, because they repented at the preaching of Jonah; G2495 and behold, something greater than Jonah G2495 is here.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:42 - He brought him to Jesus. Jesus looked at him and said, “You are Simon the son of [fn]John; you shall be called Cephas” (which is translated [fn]Peter).
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 21:15 - So when they had finished breakfast, Jesus *said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you [fn]love Me more than these?” He *said to Him, “Yes, Lord; You know that I [fn]love You.” He *said to him, “Tend My lambs.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 21:16 - He *said to him again a second time, “Simon, son of John, do you [fn]love Me?” He *said to Him, “Yes, Lord; You know that I [fn]love You.” He *said to him, “Shepherd My sheep.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 21:17 - He *said to him the third time, “Simon, son of John, do you [fn]love Me?” Peter was grieved because He said to him the third time, “Do you [fn]love Me?” And he said to Him, “Lord, You know all things; You know that I [fn]love You.” Jesus *said to him, “Tend My sheep.

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