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Lexicon :: Strong's G2756 - kenos

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κενός
Transliteration
kenos (Key)
Pronunciation
ken-os'
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
Apparently a primary word
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:659,426

Trench's Synonyms: xlix. κενός, μάταιος.

Strong’s Definitions

κενός kenós, ken-os'; apparently a primary word; empty (literally or figuratively):—empty, (in) vain.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x

The KJV translates Strong's G2756 in the following manner: vain (9x), in vain (4x), empty (4x), vain things (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x
The KJV translates Strong's G2756 in the following manner: vain (9x), in vain (4x), empty (4x), vain things (1x).
  1. empty, vain, devoid of truth

    1. of places, vessels, etc. which contain nothing

    2. of men

      1. empty handed

      2. without a gift

    3. metaph. destitute of spiritual wealth, of one who boasts of his faith as a transcendent possession, yet is without the fruits of faith

    4. metaph. of endeavours, labours, acts, which result in nothing, vain, fruitless, without effect

      1. vain of no purpose

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κενός kenós, ken-os'; apparently a primary word; empty (literally or figuratively):—empty, (in) vain.
STRONGS NT 2756: κενός
κενός, κενή, κενόν (from Homer on down), the Sept. for רֵיקָם, רֵק, רִיק, etc., empty;
1. properly, of places, vessels, etc.,which contain nothing (Judges 7:16; Genesis 37:24); metaphorically, empty, vain; devoid of truth: λόγοι, Ephesians 5:6 (Exodus 5:9); ἀπάτη, Colossians 2:8; κήρυγμα, πίστις, 1 Corinthians 15:14.
2. of men, empty-handed; without a gift: ἀποστέλλειν and ἐξαποστέλλειν τινα κενόν (Genesis 31:42; Deuteronomy 15:13; Deuteronomy 16:16), Mark 12:3; Luke 1:53; Luke 20:10f; metaphorically, destitute of spiritual wealth, of one who boasts of his faith as a transcendent possession, yet is without the fruits of faith, James 2:20.
3. metaphorically, of endeavors, labors, acts, which result in nothing, vain, fruitless, without effect: χάρις, 1 Corinthians 15:10; κόπος; 1 Corinthians 15:58; εἴσοδος, 1 Thessalonians 2:1; neuter plural κενά, things that will not succeed, Acts 4:25 (from Psalm 2:1); εἰς κενόν, in vain, to no purpose (cf. Winer's Grammar, 592 (551)): 2 Corinthians 6:1; Galatians 2:2; Philippians 2:16; 1 Thessalonians 3:5 (Isaiah 65:23; Jeremiah 6:29, etc.; Diodorus 19, 9; Heliodorus 10, 30). (Cf. Trench, Synonyms, § xlix.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Genesis
31:42; 37:24
Exodus
5:9
Deuteronomy
15:13; 16:16
Judges
7:16
Psalms
2:1
Isaiah
65:23
Jeremiah
6:29
Mark
12:3
Luke
1:53; 20:10
Acts
4:25
1 Corinthians
15:10; 15:14; 15:58
2 Corinthians
6:1
Galatians
2:2
Ephesians
5:6
Philippians
2:16
Colossians
2:8
1 Thessalonians
2:1; 3:5
James
2:20

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2756 matches the Greek κενός (kenos),
which occurs 61 times in 59 verses in the LXX Greek.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 31:42–Isa 65:23)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:42 - εἰ μὴ θεὸς τοῦ πατρός μου Αβρααμ καὶ φόβος Ισαακ ἦν μοι νῦν ἂν κενόν G2756 με ἐξαπέστειλας τὴν ταπείνωσίν μου καὶ τὸν κόπον τῶν χειρῶν μου εἶδεν θεὸς καὶ ἤλεγξέν σε ἐχθές
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:24 - καὶ λαβόντες αὐτὸν ἔρριψαν εἰς τὸν λάκκον ὁ δὲ λάκκος κενός G2756 ὕδωρ οὐκ εἶχεν
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:21 - καὶ δώσω χάριν τῷ λαῷ τούτῳ ἐναντίον τῶν Αἰγυπτίων ὅταν δὲ ἀποτρέχητε οὐκ ἀπελεύσεσθε κενοί G2756
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:9 - βαρυνέσθω τὰ ἔργα τῶν ἀνθρώπων τούτων καὶ μεριμνάτωσαν ταῦτα καὶ μὴ μεριμνάτωσαν ἐν λόγοις κενοῗς G2756
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:15 - τὴν ἑορτὴν τῶν ἀζύμων φυλάξασθε ποιεῗν ἑπτὰ ἡμέρας ἔδεσθε ἄζυμα καθάπερ ἐνετειλάμην σοι κατὰ τὸν καιρὸν τοῦ μηνὸς τῶν νέων ἐν γὰρ αὐτῷ ἐξῆλθες ἐξ Αἰγύπτου οὐκ ὀφθήσῃ ἐνώπιόν μου κενός G2756
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:20 - καὶ πρωτότοκον ὑποζυγίου λυτρώσῃ προβάτῳ ἐὰν δὲ μὴ λυτρώσῃ αὐτό τιμὴν δώσεις πᾶν πρωτότοκον τῶν υἱῶν σου λυτρώσῃ οὐκ ὀφθήσῃ ἐνώπιόν μου κενός G2756
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:16 - καὶ ἐγὼ ποιήσω οὕτως ὑμῗν καὶ ἐπισυστήσω ἐφ᾽ ὑμᾶς τὴν ἀπορίαν τήν τε ψώραν καὶ τὸν ἴκτερον καὶ σφακελίζοντας τοὺς ὀφθαλμοὺς ὑμῶν καὶ τὴν ψυχὴν ὑμῶν ἐκτήκουσαν καὶ σπερεῗτε διὰ κενῆς G2756 τὰ σπέρματα ὑμῶν καὶ ἔδονται οἱ ὑπεναντίοι ὑμῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:20 - καὶ ἔσται εἰς κενὸν G2756 ἰσχὺς ὑμῶν καὶ οὐ δώσει γῆ ὑμῶν τὸν σπόρον αὐτῆς καὶ τὸ ξύλον τοῦ ἀγροῦ ὑμῶν οὐ δώσει τὸν καρπὸν αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 15:13 - ὅταν δὲ ἐξαποστέλλῃς αὐτὸν ἐλεύθερον ἀπὸ σοῦ οὐκ ἐξαποστελεῗς αὐτὸν κενόν G2756
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 16:16 - τρεῗς καιροὺς τοῦ ἐνιαυτοῦ ὀφθήσεται πᾶν ἀρσενικόν σου ἐναντίον κυρίου τοῦ θεοῦ σου ἐν τῷ τόπῳ ἐὰν ἐκλέξηται αὐτὸν κύριος ἐν τῇ ἑορτῇ τῶν ἀζύμων καὶ ἐν τῇ ἑορτῇ τῶν ἑβδομάδων καὶ ἐν τῇ ἑορτῇ τῆς σκηνοπηγίας οὐκ ὀφθήσῃ ἐνώπιον κυρίου τοῦ θεοῦ σου κενός G2756
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:47 - ὅτι οὐχὶ λόγος κενὸς G2756 οὗτος ὑμῗν ὅτι αὕτη ζωὴ ὑμῶν καὶ ἕνεκεν τοῦ λόγου τούτου μακροημερεύσετε ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς εἰς ἣν ὑμεῗς διαβαίνετε τὸν Ιορδάνην ἐκεῗ κληρονομῆσαι αὐτήν
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:16 - καὶ διεῗλεν τοὺς τριακοσίους ἄνδρας τρεῗς ἀρχὰς καὶ ἔδωκεν κερατίνας ἐν χειρὶ πάντων καὶ ὑδρίας κενὰς G2756 καὶ λαμπάδας ἐν μέσῳ τῶν ὑδριῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:4 - καὶ ἔδωκαν αὐτῷ ἑβδομήκοντα ἀργυρίου ἐκ τοῦ οἴκου Βααλ διαθήκης καὶ ἐμισθώσατο ἐν αὐτοῗς Αβιμελεχ ἄνδρας κενοὺς G2756 καὶ θαμβουμένους καὶ ἐπορεύθησαν ὀπίσω αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 1:21 - ἐγὼ πλήρης ἐπορεύθην καὶ κενὴν G2756 ἀπέστρεψέν με κύριος καὶ ἵνα τί καλεῗτέ με Νωεμιν καὶ κύριος ἐταπείνωσέν με καὶ ἱκανὸς ἐκάκωσέν με
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 3:17 - καὶ εἶπεν αὐτῇ τὰ ἓξ τῶν κριθῶν ταῦτα ἔδωκέν μοι ὅτι εἶπεν πρός με μὴ εἰσέλθῃς κενὴ G2756 πρὸς τὴν πενθεράν σου
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 6:3 - καὶ εἶπαν εἰ ἐξαπεστέλλετε ὑμεῗς τὴν κιβωτὸν διαθήκης κυρίου θεοῦ Ισραηλ μὴ δὴ ἐξαποστείλητε αὐτὴν κενήν G2756 ἀλλὰ ἀποδιδόντες ἀπόδοτε αὐτῇ τῆς βασάνου καὶ τότε ἰαθήσεσθε καὶ ἐξιλασθήσεται ὑμῗν μὴ οὐκ ἀποστῇ χεὶρ αὐτοῦ ἀφ᾽ ὑμῶν
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:22 - ἀφ᾽ αἵματος τραυματιῶν ἀπὸ στέατος δυνατῶν τόξον Ιωναθαν οὐκ ἀπεστράφη κενὸν G2756 εἰς τὰ ὀπίσω καὶ ῥομφαία Σαουλ οὐκ ἀνέκαμψεν κενή G2756
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:3 - καὶ εἶπεν πρὸς αὐτήν δεῦρο αἴτησον σαυτῇ σκεύη ἔξωθεν παρὰ πάντων τῶν γειτόνων σου σκεύη κενά G2756 μὴ ὀλιγώσῃς
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 5:13 - καὶ τὴν ἀναβολήν μου ἐξετίναξα καὶ εἶπα οὕτως ἐκτινάξαι θεὸς πάντα ἄνδρα ὃς οὐ στήσει τὸν λόγον τοῦτον ἐκ τοῦ οἴκου αὐτοῦ καὶ ἐκ κόπου αὐτοῦ καὶ ἔσται οὕτως ἐκτετιναγμένος καὶ κενός G2756 καὶ εἶπεν πᾶσα ἐκκλησία αμην καὶ ᾔνεσαν τὸν κύριον καὶ ἐποίησεν λαὸς τὸ ῥῆμα τοῦτο
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 2:3 - εἶπεν δὲ κύριος πρὸς τὸν διάβολον προσέσχες οὖν τῷ θεράποντί μου Ιωβ ὅτι οὐκ ἔστιν κατ᾽ αὐτὸν τῶν ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς ἄνθρωπος ἄκακος ἀληθινός ἄμεμπτος θεοσεβής ἀπεχόμενος ἀπὸ παντὸς κακοῦ ἔτι δὲ ἔχεται ἀκακίας σὺ δὲ εἶπας τὰ ὑπάρχοντα αὐτοῦ διὰ κενῆς G2756 ἀπολέσαι
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 2:9 - χρόνου δὲ πολλοῦ προβεβηκότος εἶπεν αὐτῷ γυνὴ αὐτοῦ μέχρι τίνος καρτερήσεις λέγων
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:5 - τί γάρ μὴ διὰ κενῆς G2756 κεκράξεται ὄνος ἄγριος ἀλλ᾽ τὰ σῗτα ζητῶν εἰ δὲ καὶ ῥήξει φωνὴν βοῦς ἐπὶ φάτνης ἔχων τὰ βρώματα
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:6 - εἰ βρωθήσεται ἄρτος ἄνευ ἁλός εἰ δὲ καὶ ἔστιν γεῦμα ἐν ῥήμασιν κενοῗς G2756
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:3 - οὕτως κἀγὼ ὑπέμεινα μῆνας κενούς G2756 νύκτες δὲ ὀδυνῶν δεδομέναι μοί εἰσιν
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:6 - δὲ βίος μού ἐστιν ἐλαφρότερος λαλιᾶς ἀπόλωλεν δὲ ἐν κενῇ G2756 ἐλπίδι
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:16 - οὐ γὰρ εἰς τὸν αἰῶνα ζήσομαι ἵνα μακροθυμήσω ἀπόστα ἀπ᾽ ἐμοῦ κενὸς G2756 γάρ μου βίος
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:17 - μὴ γνόφῳ με ἐκτρίψῃ πολλὰ δέ μου τὰ συντρίμματα πεποίηκεν διὰ κενῆς G2756
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:31 - μὴ πιστευέτω ὅτι ὑπομενεῗ κενὰ G2756 γὰρ ἀποβήσεται αὐτῷ
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:35 - ἐν γαστρὶ δὲ λήμψεται ὀδύνας ἀποβήσεται δὲ αὐτῷ κενά G2756 δὲ κοιλία αὐτοῦ ὑποίσει δόλον
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:18 - εἰς κενὰ G2756 καὶ μάταια ἐκοπίασεν πλοῦτον ἐξ οὗ οὐ γεύσεται ὥσπερ στρίφνος ἀμάσητος ἀκατάποτος
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:34 - πῶς δὲ παρακαλεῗτέ με κενά G2756 τὸ δὲ ἐμὲ καταπαύσασθαι ἀφ᾽ ὑμῶν οὐδέν
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:6 - ἠνεχύραζες δὲ τοὺς ἀδελφούς σου διὰ κενῆς G2756 ἀμφίασιν δὲ γυμνῶν ἀφείλου
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:9 - χήρας δὲ ἐξαπέστειλας κενάς G2756 ὀρφανοὺς δὲ ἐκάκωσας
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:12 - ἰδοὺ δὴ πάντες οἴδατε ὅτι κενὰ G2756 κενοῗς G2756 ἐπιβάλλετε
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:34 - οὐ γὰρ διετράπην πολυοχλίαν πλήθους τοῦ μὴ ἐξαγορεῦσαι ἐνώπιον αὐτῶν εἰ δὲ καὶ εἴασα ἀδύνατον ἐξελθεῗν θύραν μου κόλπῳ κενῷ G2756
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:21 - ἕως ἂν σαπῶσιν αὐτοῦ αἱ σάρκες καὶ ἀποδείξῃ τὰ ὀστᾶ αὐτοῦ κενά G2756
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:20 - κενὰ G2756 δὲ αὐτοῗς ἀποβήσεται τὸ κεκραγέναι καὶ δεῗσθαι ἀνδρός ἐχρήσαντο γὰρ παρανόμως ἐκκλινομένων ἀδυνάτων
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 39:16 - ἀπεσκλήρυνεν τὰ τέκνα αὐτῆς ὥστε μὴ ἑαυτῇ εἰς κενὸν G2756 ἐκοπίασεν ἄνευ φόβου
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:1 - ἵνα τί ἐφρύαξαν ἔθνη καὶ λαοὶ ἐμελέτησαν κενά G2756
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:4 - (LXX 7:5)εἰ ἀνταπέδωκα τοῗς ἀνταποδιδοῦσίν μοι κακά ἀποπέσοιν ἄρα ἀπὸ τῶν ἐχθρῶν μου κενός G2756
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:3 - (LXX 24:3)καὶ γὰρ πάντες οἱ ὑπομένοντές σε οὐ μὴ καταισχυνθῶσιν αἰσχυνθήτωσαν πάντες οἱ ἀνομοῦντες διὰ κενῆς G2756
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:6 - (LXX 30:7)ἐμίσησας τοὺς διαφυλάσσοντας ματαιότητας διὰ κενῆς G2756 ἐγὼ δὲ ἐπὶ τῷ κυρίῳ ἤλπισα
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:9 - (LXX 106:9)ὅτι ἐχόρτασεν ψυχὴν κενὴν G2756 καὶ ψυχὴν πεινῶσαν ἐνέπλησεν ἀγαθῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:29 - τίνι οὐαί τίνι θόρυβος τίνι κρίσις τίνι ἀηδίαι καὶ λέσχαι τίνι συντρίμματα διὰ κενῆς G2756 τίνος πέλειοι οἱ ὀφθαλμοί
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 29:8 - καὶ ἔσονται ὡς οἱ ἐν ὕπνῳ πίνοντες καὶ ἔσθοντες καὶ ἐξαναστάντων μάταιον αὐτῶν τὸ ἐνύπνιον καὶ ὃν τρόπον ἐνυπνιάζεται διψῶν ὡς πίνων καὶ ἐξαναστὰς ἔτι διψᾷ δὲ ψυχὴ αὐτοῦ εἰς κενὸν G2756 ἤλπισεν οὕτως ἔσται πλοῦτος πάντων τῶν ἐθνῶν ὅσοι ἐπεστράτευσαν ἐπὶ τὸ ὄρος Σιων
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:7 - Αἰγύπτιοι μάταια καὶ κενὰ G2756 ὠφελήσουσιν ὑμᾶς ἀπάγγειλον αὐτοῗς ὅτι ματαία παράκλησις ὑμῶν αὕτη
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 32:6 - γὰρ μωρὸς μωρὰ λαλήσει καὶ καρδία αὐτοῦ μάταια νοήσει τοῦ συντελεῗν ἄνομα καὶ λαλεῗν πρὸς κύριον πλάνησιν τοῦ διασπεῗραι ψυχὰς πεινώσας καὶ τὰς ψυχὰς τὰς διψώσας κενὰς G2756 ποιῆσαι
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 45:18 - οὕτως λέγει κύριος ποιήσας τὸν οὐρανόν οὗτος θεὸς καταδείξας τὴν γῆν καὶ ποιήσας αὐτήν αὐτὸς διώρισεν αὐτήν οὐκ εἰς κενὸν G2756 ἐποίησεν αὐτὴν ἀλλὰ κατοικεῗσθαι ἐγώ εἰμι καὶ οὐκ ἔστιν ἔτι
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:4 - οὐδεὶς λαλεῗ δίκαια οὐδὲ ἔστιν κρίσις ἀληθινή πεποίθασιν ἐπὶ ματαίοις καὶ λαλοῦσιν κενά G2756 ὅτι κύουσιν πόνον καὶ τίκτουσιν ἀνομίαν
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 65:23 - οἱ δὲ ἐκλεκτοί μου οὐ κοπιάσουσιν εἰς κενὸν G2756 οὐδὲ τεκνοποιήσουσιν εἰς κατάραν ὅτι σπέρμα ηὐλογημένον ὑπὸ θεοῦ ἐστιν καὶ τὰ ἔκγονα αὐτῶν μετ᾽ αὐτῶν ἔσονται

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