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Lexicon :: Strong's G2812 - kleptēs

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κλέπτης
Transliteration
kleptēs (Key)
Pronunciation
klep'-tace
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:754,441

Trench's Synonyms: xliv. κλέπτης, λῃστής.

Strong’s Definitions

κλέπτης kléptēs, klep'-tace; from G2813; a stealer (literally or figuratively):—thief. Compare G3027.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x

The KJV translates Strong's G2812 in the following manner: thief (16x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x
The KJV translates Strong's G2812 in the following manner: thief (16x).
  1. an embezzler, pilferer

    1. the name is transferred to false teachers, who do not care to instruct men, but abuse their confidence for their own gain

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κλέπτης kléptēs, klep'-tace; from G2813; a stealer (literally or figuratively):—thief. Compare G3027.
STRONGS G2812:
κλέπτης, κλέπτου, (κλέπτω) (from Homer down), the Sept. for גַּנָּב, a thief: Matthew 6:19; Matthew 24:43; Luke 12:33, 39; John 10:1, 10; 1 Corinthians 6:10; 1 Peter 4:15; an embezzler, pilferer, John 12:6; ἔρχεσθαι or ἥκειν... ὡς κλέπτης ἐν νυκτί, equivalent to to come unexpectedly, 1 Thessalonians 5:2, 4; 2 Peter 3:10; Revelation 3:3; Revelation 16:15; the name is transferred to false teachers, who do not care to instruct men, but abuse their confidence for their own gain, John 10:8. (Synonym: see λῃστής, at the end.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
6:19; 24:43
Luke
12:33; 12:39
John
10:1; 10:8; 10:10; 12:6
1 Corinthians
6:10
1 Thessalonians
5:2; 5:4
1 Peter
4:15
2 Peter
3:10
Revelation
3:3; 16:15

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2812 matches the Greek κλέπτης (kleptēs),
which occurs 16 times in 16 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:19 - “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves G2812 break in and steal.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:20 - “But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys, and where thieves G2812 do not break in or steal;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:43 - “But [fn]be sure of this, that if the head of the house had known at what time of the night the thief G2812 was coming, he would have been on the alert and would not have allowed his house to be broken into.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:33 - “Sell your possessions and give to charity; make yourselves money belts that do not wear out, an inexhaustible treasure in heaven, where no thief G2812 comes near nor does a moth destroy.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:39 - “But [fn]be sure of this, that if the head of the house had known at what hour the thief G2812 was coming, he would not have allowed his house to be broken into.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:1 - “Truly, truly I say to you, the one who does not enter by the door into the fold of the sheep, but climbs up some other way, he is a thief G2812 and a robber.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:8 - “All those who came before Me are thieves G2812 and robbers, but the sheep did not listen to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:10 - “The thief G2812 comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I came so that they would have life, and [fn]have it abundantly.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:6 - Now he said this, not because he cared about the poor, but because he was a thief G2812, and as he kept the money box, he used to [fn]steal from what was put into it.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:10 - nor thieves G2812, nor the greedy, nor those habitually drunk, nor verbal abusers, nor swindlers, will inherit the kingdom of God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:2 - For you yourselves know full well that the day of the Lord is coming just like a thief G2812 in the night.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:4 - But you, brothers and sisters, are not in darkness, so that the day would overtake you [fn]like a thief G2812;
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:15 - Make sure that none of you suffers as a murderer, or thief G2812, or evildoer, or a [fn]troublesome meddler;
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:10 - But the day of the Lord will come like a thief G2812, in which the heavens will pass away with a roar and the elements will be destroyed with intense heat, and the earth and [fn]its works will be [fn]discovered.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:3 - ‘So remember [fn]what you have received and heard; and [fn]keep it, and repent. Then if you are not alert, I will come like a thief G2812, and you will not know at what hour I will come to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:15 - (“Behold, I am coming like a thief G2812. Blessed is the one who stays awake and keeps his clothes, so that he will not walk about naked and people will not see his shame.”)
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