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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 18 times in 16 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:3 - οἱ δὲ λαβόντες αὐτὸν ἔδειραν καὶ ἀπέστειλαν κενόν G2756
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:53 - πεινῶντας ἐνέπλησεν ἀγαθῶν καὶ πλουτοῦντας ἐξαπέστειλεν κενούς G2756
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:10 - καὶ ἐν καιρῷ ἀπέστειλεν πρὸς τοὺς γεωργοὺς δοῦλον ἵνα ἀπὸ τοῦ καρποῦ τοῦ ἀμπελῶνος δῶσιν αὐτῷ· οἱ δὲ γεωργοὶ δείραντες αὐτὸν ἐξαπέστειλαν κενόν G2756
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:11 - καὶ προσέθετο πέμψαι ἕτερον δοῦλον· οἱ δὲ κἀκεῖνον δείραντες καὶ ἀτιμάσαντες ἐξαπέστειλαν κενόν G2756
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:25 - διὰ στόματος Δαβὶδ τοῦ παιδός σου εἰπών Ἱνατί ἐφρύαξαν ἔθνη καὶ λαοὶ ἐμελέτησαν κενά G2756
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:10 - χάριτι δὲ θεοῦ εἰμι εἰμι καὶ χάρις αὐτοῦ εἰς ἐμὲ οὐ κενὴ G2756 ἐγενήθη ἀλλὰ περισσότερον αὐτῶν πάντων ἐκοπίασα οὐκ ἐγὼ δὲ ἀλλ᾽ χάρις τοῦ θεοῦ σὺν ἐμοί
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:14 - εἰ δὲ Χριστὸς οὐκ ἐγήγερται κενὸν G2756 ἄρα τὸ κήρυγμα ἡμῶν κενὴ G2756 δὲ καὶ πίστις ὑμῶν·
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:58 - Ὥστε ἀδελφοί μου ἀγαπητοί ἑδραῖοι γίνεσθε ἀμετακίνητοι περισσεύοντες ἐν τῷ ἔργῳ τοῦ κυρίου πάντοτε εἰδότες ὅτι κόπος ὑμῶν οὐκ ἔστιν κενὸς G2756 ἐν κυρίῳ
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 6:1 - Συνεργοῦντες δὲ καὶ παρακαλοῦμεν μὴ εἰς κενὸν G2756 τὴν χάριν τοῦ θεοῦ δέξασθαι ὑμᾶς·
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 2:2 - ἀνέβην δὲ κατὰ ἀποκάλυψιν· καὶ ἀνεθέμην αὐτοῖς τὸ εὐαγγέλιον κηρύσσω ἐν τοῖς ἔθνεσιν κατ᾽ ἰδίαν δὲ τοῖς δοκοῦσιν μήπως εἰς κενὸν G2756 τρέχω ἔδραμον
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:6 - Μηδεὶς ὑμᾶς ἀπατάτω κενοῖς G2756 λόγοις· διὰ ταῦτα γὰρ ἔρχεται ὀργὴ τοῦ θεοῦ ἐπὶ τοὺς υἱοὺς τῆς ἀπειθείας
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:16 - λόγον ζωῆς ἐπέχοντες εἰς καύχημα ἐμοὶ εἰς ἡμέραν Χριστοῦ ὅτι οὐκ εἰς κενὸν G2756 ἔδραμον οὐδὲ εἰς κενὸν G2756 ἐκοπίασα
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 2:8 - βλέπετε μή τις ὑμᾶς ἔσται συλαγωγῶν διὰ τῆς φιλοσοφίας καὶ κενῆς G2756 ἀπάτης κατὰ τὴν παράδοσιν τῶν ἀνθρώπων κατὰ τὰ στοιχεῖα τοῦ κόσμου καὶ οὐ κατὰ Χριστόν·
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 2:1 - Αὐτοὶ γὰρ οἴδατε ἀδελφοί τὴν εἴσοδον ἡμῶν τὴν πρὸς ὑμᾶς ὅτι οὐ κενὴ G2756 γέγονεν
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 3:5 - διὰ τοῦτο κἀγὼ μηκέτι στέγων ἔπεμψα εἰς τὸ γνῶναι τὴν πίστιν ὑμῶν μήπως ἐπείρασεν ὑμᾶς πειράζων καὶ εἰς κενὸν G2756 γένηται κόπος ἡμῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 2:20 - θέλεις δὲ γνῶναι ἄνθρωπε κενέ G2756 ὅτι πίστις χωρὶς τῶν ἔργων νεκρά ἐστιν

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