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Lexicon :: Strong's G2992 - laos

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laos (Key)
Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Apparently a primary word
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 4:29,499

Trench's Synonyms: xcviii. λαός, ἕθνος, δῆμος, ὄχλος.

Strong’s Definitions

λαός laós, lah-os'; apparently a primary word; a people (in general; thus differing from G1218, which denotes one's own populace):—people.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 143x

The KJV translates Strong's G2992 in the following manner: people (143x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 143x
The KJV translates Strong's G2992 in the following manner: people (143x).
  1. a people, people group, tribe, nation, all those who are of the same stock and language

  2. of a great part of the population gathered together anywhere

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
λαός laós, lah-os'; apparently a primary word; a people (in general; thus differing from G1218, which denotes one's own populace):—people.
STRONGS NT 2992: λαός
λαός, λαοῦ, ((cf. Curtius, § 535)); the Sept. more than fifteen hundred times for עַם; rarely for גּוי and לְאֹם; (from Homer down); people;
1. a people, tribe, nation, all those who are of the same stock and language: universally, of any people; joined with γλῶσσα, φυλή, ἔθνος, Revelation 5:9; Revelation 7:9; Revelation 10:11; Revelation 11:9; Revelation 13:7 (Rec. omits); Revelation 14:6; 17:15 (see γλῶσσα, 2); πάντες οἱ λαοί. 2:31; Romans 15:11; especially of the people of Israel: Matthew 4:23; Matthew 13:15; Mark 7:6; Luke 2:10; John 11:50 (where it alternates with ἔθνος); John 18:14; Acts 3:23; Hebrews 2:17; Hebrews 7:11, etc.; with Ἰσραήλ added, Acts 4:10; distinguished from τοῖς ἔθνεσιν, Acts 26:17, 23; Romans 15:10; the plural λαοί Ἰσραήλ (R. V. the peoples of Isa.) seems to be used of the tribes of the people (like עַמִּים, Genesis 49:10; Deuteronomy 32:8; Isaiah 3:13, etc.) in Acts 4:27 (where the plural was apparently occasioned by Psalm 2:1 in its reference to Christ, cf. Acts 4:25); οἱ πρεσβύτεροι τοῦ λαοῦ, Matthew 21:23; Matthew 26:3, 47; Matthew 27:1; οἱ γραμματεῖς τοῦ λαοῦ, Matthew 2:4; οἱ πρῶτοι τοῦ λαοῦ, Luke 19:47; τό πρεσβυτέριον τοῦ λαοῦ, Luke 22:66; ἄρχοντες τοῦ λαοῦ, Acts 4:8. with a genitive of the possessor, τοῦ Θεοῦ, αὐτοῦ, μου (i. e. τοῦ Θεοῦ, Hebrew יְהוָה עַם, הָאֱלֹהִים עַם), the people whom God has chosen for himself, selected as peculiarly his own: Hebrews 11:25; Matthew 2:6; Luke 1:68; Luke 7:16; without the article Jude 1:5 (Sir. 46:7; Wis. 18:13); cf. Winer's Grammar, § 19, 1; the name is transferred to the community of Christians, as that which by the blessing of Christ has come to take the place of the theocratic people of Israel, Hebrews 4:9; Revelation 18:4; particularly to a church of Christians gathered from among the Gentiles, Acts 15:14; Romans 9:25ff; 1 Peter 2:10; with εἰς περιποίησιν added, 1 Peter 2:9; περιούσιος, Titus 2:14, cf. Acts 18:10; Luke 1:17. λαός the people (of Israel) is distinguished from its princes and rulers ((1 Esdr. 1:10 1 Esdr. 5:45; Judith 8:9, 11; etc.)), Matthew 26:5; Mark 11:32 (here WH Tr marginal reading read ὄχλος); Mark 14:2; Luke 20:19; Luke 22:2; Luke 23:5; Acts 5:26, etc.; from the priests, Hebrews 5:3; Hebrews 7:5, 27.
2. indefinitely, of a great part of the population gathered together anywhere: Matthew 27:25; Luke 1:21; Luke 3:15; Luke 7:1, 29; Luke 8:47; Luke 9:13; Luke 18:43, etc.; τό πλῆθος τοῦ λαοῦ, Luke 1:10. (The Gospels of Mark and John use the word but three times each. Synonym: see δῆμος, at the end)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2:4; 2:6; 4:23; 13:15; 21:23; 26:3; 26:5; 26:47; 27:1; 27:25
7:6; 11:32; 14:2
1:10; 1:17; 1:21; 1:68; 2:10; 3:15; 7:1; 7:16; 7:29; 8:47; 9:13; 18:43; 19:47; 20:19; 22:2; 22:66; 23:5
11:50; 18:14
3:23; 4:8; 4:10; 4:25; 4:27; 5:26; 15:14; 18:10; 26:17; 26:23
9:25; 15:10; 15:11
2:17; 4:9; 5:3; 7:5; 7:11; 7:27; 11:25
1 Peter
2:9; 2:10
5:9; 7:9; 10:11; 11:9; 13:7; 14:6; 17:15; 18:4

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2992 matches the Greek λαός (laos),
which occurs 1,696 times in 1,508 verses in the LXX Greek.

Page 1 / 31 (Gen 14:16–Exo 8:8)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:16 - καὶ ἀπέστρεψεν πᾶσαν τὴν ἵππον Σοδομων καὶ Λωτ τὸν ἀδελφὸν αὐτοῦ ἀπέστρεψεν καὶ τὰ ὑπάρχοντα αὐτοῦ καὶ τὰς γυναῗκας καὶ τὸν λαόν G2992
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:4 - πρὸ τοῦ κοιμηθῆναι καὶ οἱ ἄνδρες τῆς πόλεως οἱ Σοδομῗται περιεκύκλωσαν τὴν οἰκίαν ἀπὸ νεανίσκου ἕως πρεσβυτέρου ἅπας λαὸς G2992 ἅμα
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:7 - ἀναστὰς δὲ Αβρααμ προσεκύνησεν τῷ λαῷ G2992 τῆς γῆς τοῗς υἱοῗς Χετ
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:12 - καὶ προσεκύνησεν Αβρααμ ἐναντίον τοῦ λαοῦ G2992 τῆς γῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:13 - καὶ εἶπεν τῷ Εφρων εἰς τὰ ὦτα τοῦ λαοῦ G2992 τῆς γῆς ἐπειδὴ πρὸς ἐμοῦ εἶ ἄκουσόν μου τὸ ἀργύριον τοῦ ἀγροῦ λαβὲ παρ᾽ ἐμοῦ καὶ θάψω τὸν νεκρόν μου ἐκεῗ
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:8 - καὶ ἐκλιπὼν ἀπέθανεν Αβρααμ ἐν γήρει καλῷ πρεσβύτης καὶ πλήρης ἡμερῶν καὶ προσετέθη πρὸς τὸν λαὸν G2992 αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:23 - καὶ εἶπεν κύριος αὐτῇ δύο ἔθνη ἐν τῇ γαστρί σού εἰσιν καὶ δύο λαοὶ G2992 ἐκ τῆς κοιλίας σου διασταλήσονται καὶ λαὸς G2992 λαοῦ G2992 ὑπερέξει καὶ μείζων δουλεύσει τῷ ἐλάσσονι
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:11 - συνέταξεν δὲ Αβιμελεχ παντὶ τῷ λαῷ G2992 αὐτοῦ λέγων πᾶς ἁπτόμενος τοῦ ἀνθρώπου τούτου τῆς γυναικὸς αὐτοῦ θανάτου ἔνοχος ἔσται
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:7 - (LXX 32:8)ἐφοβήθη δὲ Ιακωβ σφόδρα καὶ ἠπορεῗτο καὶ διεῗλεν τὸν λαὸν G2992 τὸν μετ᾽ αὐτοῦ καὶ τοὺς βόας καὶ τὰ πρόβατα εἰς δύο παρεμβολάς
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:15 - εἶπεν δὲ Ησαυ καταλείψω μετὰ σοῦ ἀπὸ τοῦ λαοῦ G2992 τοῦ μετ᾽ ἐμοῦ δὲ εἶπεν ἵνα τί τοῦτο ἱκανὸν ὅτι εὗρον χάριν ἐναντίον σου κύριε
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:22 - μόνον ἐν τούτῳ ὁμοιωθήσονται ἡμῗν οἱ ἄνθρωποι τοῦ κατοικεῗν μεθ᾽ ἡμῶν ὥστε εἶναι λαὸν G2992 ἕνα ἐν τῷ περιτέμνεσθαι ἡμῶν πᾶν ἀρσενικόν καθὰ καὶ αὐτοὶ περιτέτμηνται
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:6 - ἦλθεν δὲ Ιακωβ εἰς Λουζα ἥ ἐστιν ἐν γῇ Χανααν ἐστιν Βαιθηλ αὐτὸς καὶ πᾶς λαός G2992 ὃς ἦν μετ᾽ αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:40 - σὺ ἔσῃ ἐπὶ τῷ οἴκῳ μου καὶ ἐπὶ τῷ στόματί σου ὑπακούσεται πᾶς λαός G2992 μου πλὴν τὸν θρόνον ὑπερέξω σου ἐγώ
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:55 - καὶ ἐπείνασεν πᾶσα γῆ Αἰγύπτου ἐκέκραξεν δὲ λαὸς G2992 πρὸς Φαραω περὶ ἄρτων εἶπεν δὲ Φαραω πᾶσι τοῗς Αἰγυπτίοις πορεύεσθε πρὸς Ιωσηφ καὶ ἐὰν εἴπῃ ὑμῗν ποιήσατε
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:6 - Ιωσηφ δὲ ἦν ἄρχων τῆς γῆς οὗτος ἐπώλει παντὶ τῷ λαῷ G2992 τῆς γῆς ἐλθόντες δὲ οἱ ἀδελφοὶ Ιωσηφ προσεκύνησαν αὐτῷ ἐπὶ πρόσωπον ἐπὶ τὴν γῆν
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:21 - καὶ τὸν λαὸν G2992 κατεδουλώσατο αὐτῷ εἰς παῗδας ἀπ᾽ ἄκρων ὁρίων Αἰγύπτου ἕως τῶν ἄκρων
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 48:19 - καὶ οὐκ ἠθέλησεν ἀλλὰ εἶπεν οἶδα τέκνον οἶδα καὶ οὗτος ἔσται εἰς λαόν G2992 καὶ οὗτος ὑψωθήσεται ἀλλὰ ἀδελφὸς αὐτοῦ νεώτερος μείζων αὐτοῦ ἔσται καὶ τὸ σπέρμα αὐτοῦ ἔσται εἰς πλῆθος ἐθνῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:16 - Δαν κρινεῗ τὸν ἑαυτοῦ λαὸν G2992 ὡσεὶ καὶ μία φυλὴ ἐν Ισραηλ
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:29 - καὶ εἶπεν αὐτοῗς ἐγὼ προστίθεμαι πρὸς τὸν ἐμὸν λαόν G2992 θάψατέ με μετὰ τῶν πατέρων μου ἐν τῷ σπηλαίῳ ἐστιν ἐν τῷ ἀγρῷ Εφρων τοῦ Χετταίου
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:33 - καὶ κατέπαυσεν Ιακωβ ἐπιτάσσων τοῗς υἱοῗς αὐτοῦ καὶ ἐξάρας τοὺς πόδας αὐτοῦ ἐπὶ τὴν κλίνην ἐξέλιπεν καὶ προσετέθη πρὸς τὸν λαὸν G2992 αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:20 - ὑμεῗς ἐβουλεύσασθε κατ᾽ ἐμοῦ εἰς πονηρά δὲ θεὸς ἐβουλεύσατο περὶ ἐμοῦ εἰς ἀγαθά ὅπως ἂν γενηθῇ ὡς σήμερον ἵνα διατραφῇ λαὸς G2992 πολύς
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:20 - εὖ δὲ ἐποίει θεὸς ταῗς μαίαις καὶ ἐπλήθυνεν λαὸς G2992 καὶ ἴσχυεν σφόδρα
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:22 - συνέταξεν δὲ Φαραω παντὶ τῷ λαῷ G2992 αὐτοῦ λέγων πᾶν ἄρσεν ἐὰν τεχθῇ τοῗς Εβραίοις εἰς τὸν ποταμὸν ῥίψατε καὶ πᾶν θῆλυ ζωογονεῗτε αὐτό
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:7 - εἶπεν δὲ κύριος πρὸς Μωυσῆν ἰδὼν εἶδον τὴν κάκωσιν τοῦ λαοῦ G2992 μου τοῦ ἐν Αἰγύπτῳ καὶ τῆς κραυγῆς αὐτῶν ἀκήκοα ἀπὸ τῶν ἐργοδιωκτῶν οἶδα γὰρ τὴν ὀδύνην αὐτῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:10 - καὶ νῦν δεῦρο ἀποστείλω σε πρὸς Φαραω βασιλέα Αἰγύπτου καὶ ἐξάξεις τὸν λαόν G2992 μου τοὺς υἱοὺς Ισραηλ ἐκ γῆς Αἰγύπτου
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:12 - εἶπεν δὲ θεὸς Μωυσεῗ λέγων ὅτι ἔσομαι μετὰ σοῦ καὶ τοῦτό σοι τὸ σημεῗον ὅτι ἐγώ σε ἐξαποστέλλω ἐν τῷ ἐξαγαγεῗν σε τὸν λαόν G2992 μου ἐξ Αἰγύπτου καὶ λατρεύσετε τῷ θεῷ ἐν τῷ ὄρει τούτῳ
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:21 - καὶ δώσω χάριν τῷ λαῷ G2992 τούτῳ ἐναντίον τῶν Αἰγυπτίων ὅταν δὲ ἀποτρέχητε οὐκ ἀπελεύσεσθε κενοί
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:16 - καὶ αὐτός σοι προσλαλήσει πρὸς τὸν λαόν G2992 καὶ αὐτὸς ἔσται σου στόμα σὺ δὲ αὐτῷ ἔσῃ τὰ πρὸς τὸν θεόν
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:21 - εἶπεν δὲ κύριος πρὸς Μωυσῆν πορευομένου σου καὶ ἀποστρέφοντος εἰς Αἴγυπτον ὅρα πάντα τὰ τέρατα ἔδωκα ἐν ταῗς χερσίν σου ποιήσεις αὐτὰ ἐναντίον Φαραω ἐγὼ δὲ σκληρυνῶ τὴν καρδίαν αὐτοῦ καὶ οὐ μὴ ἐξαποστείλῃ τὸν λαόν G2992
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:23 - εἶπα δέ σοι ἐξαπόστειλον τὸν λαόν G2992 μου ἵνα μοι λατρεύσῃ εἰ μὲν οὖν μὴ βούλει ἐξαποστεῗλαι αὐτούς ὅρα οὖν ἐγὼ ἀποκτενῶ τὸν υἱόν σου τὸν πρωτότοκον
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:30 - καὶ ἐλάλησεν Ααρων πάντα τὰ ῥήματα ταῦτα ἐλάλησεν θεὸς πρὸς Μωυσῆν καὶ ἐποίησεν τὰ σημεῗα ἐναντίον τοῦ λαοῦ G2992
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:31 - καὶ ἐπίστευσεν λαὸς G2992 καὶ ἐχάρη ὅτι ἐπεσκέψατο θεὸς τοὺς υἱοὺς Ισραηλ καὶ ὅτι εἶδεν αὐτῶν τὴν θλῗψιν κύψας δὲ λαὸς G2992 προσεκύνησεν
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:1 - καὶ μετὰ ταῦτα εἰσῆλθεν Μωυσῆς καὶ Ααρων πρὸς Φαραω καὶ εἶπαν αὐτῷ τάδε λέγει κύριος θεὸς Ισραηλ ἐξαπόστειλον τὸν λαόν G2992 μου ἵνα μοι ἑορτάσωσιν ἐν τῇ ἐρήμῳ
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:4 - καὶ εἶπεν αὐτοῗς βασιλεὺς Αἰγύπτου ἵνα τί Μωυσῆ καὶ Ααρων διαστρέφετε τὸν λαόν G2992 μου ἀπὸ τῶν ἔργων ἀπέλθατε ἕκαστος ὑμῶν πρὸς τὰ ἔργα αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:5 - καὶ εἶπεν Φαραω ἰδοὺ νῦν πολυπληθεῗ ὁ λαός G2992 μὴ οὖν καταπαύσωμεν αὐτοὺς ἀπὸ τῶν ἔργων
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:6 - συνέταξεν δὲ Φαραω τοῗς ἐργοδιώκταις τοῦ λαοῦ G2992 καὶ τοῗς γραμματεῦσιν λέγων
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:7 - οὐκέτι προστεθήσεται διδόναι ἄχυρον τῷ λαῷ G2992 εἰς τὴν πλινθουργίαν καθάπερ ἐχθὲς καὶ τρίτην ἡμέραν αὐτοὶ πορευέσθωσαν καὶ συναγαγέτωσαν ἑαυτοῗς ἄχυρα
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:10 - κατέσπευδον δὲ αὐτοὺς οἱ ἐργοδιῶκται καὶ οἱ γραμματεῗς καὶ ἔλεγον πρὸς τὸν λαὸν G2992 λέγοντες τάδε λέγει Φαραω οὐκέτι δίδωμι ὑμῗν ἄχυρα
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:12 - καὶ διεσπάρη λαὸς G2992 ἐν ὅλῃ Αἰγύπτῳ συναγαγεῗν καλάμην εἰς ἄχυρα
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:16 - ἄχυρον οὐ δίδοται τοῗς οἰκέταις σου καὶ τὴν πλίνθον ἡμῗν λέγουσιν ποιεῗν καὶ ἰδοὺ οἱ παῗδές σου μεμαστίγωνται ἀδικήσεις οὖν τὸν λαόν G2992 σου
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:22 - ἐπέστρεψεν δὲ Μωυσῆς πρὸς κύριον καὶ εἶπεν κύριε διὰ τί ἐκάκωσας τὸν λαὸν G2992 τοῦτον καὶ ἵνα τί ἀπέσταλκάς με
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:23 - καὶ ἀφ᾽ οὗ πεπόρευμαι πρὸς Φαραω λαλῆσαι ἐπὶ τῷ σῷ ὀνόματι ἐκάκωσεν τὸν λαὸν G2992 τοῦτον καὶ οὐκ ἐρρύσω τὸν λαόν G2992 σου
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:7 - καὶ λήμψομαι ἐμαυτῷ ὑμᾶς λαὸν G2992 ἐμοὶ καὶ ἔσομαι ὑμῶν θεός καὶ γνώσεσθε ὅτι ἐγὼ κύριος θεὸς ὑμῶν ἐξαγαγὼν ὑμᾶς ἐκ τῆς καταδυναστείας τῶν Αἰγυπτίων
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:4 - καὶ οὐκ εἰσακούσεται ὑμῶν Φαραω καὶ ἐπιβαλῶ τὴν χεῗρά μου ἐπ᾽ Αἴγυπτον καὶ ἐξάξω σὺν δυνάμει μου τὸν λαόν G2992 μου τοὺς υἱοὺς Ισραηλ ἐκ γῆς Αἰγύπτου σὺν ἐκδικήσει μεγάλῃ
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:14 - εἶπεν δὲ κύριος πρὸς Μωυσῆν βεβάρηται καρδία Φαραω τοῦ μὴ ἐξαποστεῗλαι τὸν λαόν G2992
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:16 - καὶ ἐρεῗς πρὸς αὐτόν κύριος θεὸς τῶν Εβραίων ἀπέσταλκέν με πρὸς σὲ λέγων ἐξαπόστειλον τὸν λαόν G2992 μου ἵνα μοι λατρεύσῃ ἐν τῇ ἐρήμῳ καὶ ἰδοὺ οὐκ εἰσήκουσας ἕως τούτου
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:1 - (LXX 7:26)εἶπεν δὲ κύριος πρὸς Μωυσῆν εἴσελθε πρὸς Φαραω καὶ ἐρεῗς πρὸς αὐτόν τάδε λέγει κύριος ἐξαπόστειλον τὸν λαόν G2992 μου ἵνα μοι λατρεύσωσιν
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:3 - (LXX 7:28)καὶ ἐξερεύξεται ὁ ποταμὸς βατράχους καὶ ἀναβάντες εἰσελεύσονται εἰς τοὺς οἴκους σου καὶ εἰς τὰ ταμίεια τῶν κοιτώνων σου καὶ ἐπὶ τῶν κλινῶν σου καὶ εἰς τοὺς οἴκους τῶν θεραπόντων σου καὶ τοῦ λαοῦ G2992 σου καὶ ἐν τοῗς φυράμασίν σου καὶ ἐν τοῗς κλιβάνοις σου
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:4 - (LXX 7:29)καὶ ἐπὶ σὲ καὶ ἐπὶ τοὺς θεράποντάς σου καὶ ἐπὶ τὸν λαόν G2992 σου ἀναβήσονται οἱ βάτραχοι
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:8 - (LXX 8:4)καὶ ἐκάλεσεν Φαραω Μωυσῆν καὶ Ααρων καὶ εἶπεν εὔξασθε περὶ ἐμοῦ πρὸς κύριον καὶ περιελέτω τοὺς βατράχους ἀπ᾽ ἐμοῦ καὶ ἀπὸ τοῦ ἐμοῦ λαοῦ G2992 καὶ ἐξαποστελῶ τὸν λαόν G2992 καὶ θύσωσιν κυρίῳ

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