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Lexicon :: Strong's G2992 - laos

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λαός
Transliteration
laos (Key)
Pronunciation
lah-os'
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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

Genesis
49:10
Deuteronomy
32:8
Psalms
2:1
Isaiah
3:13
Matthew
2:4; 2:6; 4:23; 13:15; 21:23; 26:3; 26:5; 26:47; 27:1; 27:25
Mark
7:6; 11:32; 14:2
Luke
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
John
11:50; 18:14
Acts
3:23; 4:8; 4:10; 4:25; 4:27; 5:26; 15:14; 18:10; 26:17; 26:23
Romans
9:25; 15:10; 15:11
Titus
2:14
Hebrews
2:17; 4:9; 5:3; 7:5; 7:11; 7:27; 11:25
1 Peter
2:9; 2:10
Jude
1:5
Revelation
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 142 times in 138 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Page 1 / 3 (Mat 1:21–Luk 23:27)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:21 - “She will give birth to a Son; and you shall name Him Jesus, for [fn]He will save His people G2992 from their sins.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:4 - And gathering together all the chief priests and scribes of the people G2992, he inquired of them where the [fn]Messiah was to be born.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:6 - ‘AND YOU, BETHLEHEM, LAND OF JUDAH,
ARE BY NO MEANS LEAST AMONG THE LEADERS OF JUDAH;
FOR FROM YOU WILL COME FORTH A RULER
WHO WILL SHEPHERD MY PEOPLE G2992 ISRAEL.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:16 - THE PEOPLE G2992 WHO WERE SITTING IN DARKNESS SAW A GREAT LIGHT,
AND THOSE WHO WERE SITTING IN THE LAND AND SHADOW OF DEATH,
UPON THEM A LIGHT DAWNED.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:23 - Jesus was going about in all of Galilee, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the [fn]gospel of the kingdom, and healing every disease and every sickness among the people G2992.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:15 - FOR THE HEART OF THIS PEOPLE G2992 HAS BECOME DULL,
WITH THEIR EARS THEY SCARCELY HEAR,
AND THEY HAVE CLOSED THEIR EYES,
OTHERWISE THEY MIGHT SEE WITH THEIR EYES,
HEAR WITH THEIR EARS,
UNDERSTAND WITH THEIR HEART, AND RETURN,
AND I WOULD HEAL THEM.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:8 - ‘THIS PEOPLE G2992 HONORS ME WITH THEIR LIPS,
BUT THEIR HEART IS FAR AWAY FROM ME.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:23 - When He entered the temple area, the chief priests and the elders of the people G2992 came to Him while He was teaching, and said, “By what authority are You doing these things, and who gave You this authority?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:3 - At that time the chief priests and the elders of the people G2992 were gathered together in the courtyard of the high priest named Caiaphas;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:5 - But they were saying, “Not during the festival, otherwise a riot might occur among the people G2992.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:47 - And while He was still speaking, behold, Judas, one of the twelve, came [fn]accompanied by a large crowd with swords and clubs, who came from the chief priests and elders of the people G2992.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:1 - Now when morning came, all the chief priests and the elders of the people G2992 conferred together against Jesus to put Him to death;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:25 - And all the people G2992 replied, “His blood shall be on us and on our children!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:64 - “Therefore, give orders for the tomb to be made secure until the third day; otherwise, His disciples may come and steal Him, and say to the people G2992, ‘He has risen from the dead,’ and the last deception will be worse than the first.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:6 - But He said to them, “Rightly did Isaiah prophesy about you hypocrites, as it is written:
‘THIS PEOPLE G2992 HONORS ME WITH THEIR LIPS,
BUT THEIR HEART IS FAR AWAY FROM ME.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:2 - for they were saying, “Not during the festival, otherwise there will be a riot of the people G2992.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:10 - And the whole multitude of the people G2992 were in prayer outside at the hour of the incense offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:17 - “And it is he who will go as a forerunner before Him in the spirit and power of Elijah, TO TURN THE HEARTS OF FATHERS BACK TO THEIR CHILDREN, and the disobedient to the attitude of the righteous, to make ready a people G2992 prepared for the Lord.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:21 - And meanwhile the people G2992 were waiting for Zechariah, and were wondering at his delay in the temple.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:68 - “Blessed be the Lord God of Israel,
For He has visited us and accomplished redemption for His people G2992,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:77 - To give His people G2992 the knowledge of salvation
[fn]By the forgiveness of their sins,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:10 - And so the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid; for behold, I bring you good news of great joy which will be for all the people G2992;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:31 - Which You have prepared in the presence of all the peoples G2992:
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:32 - A light for revelation [fn]for the Gentiles,
And the glory of Your people G2992 Israel.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:15 - Now while the people G2992 were in a state of expectation and they all were thinking carefully in their hearts about John, whether he himself perhaps was the [fn]Christ,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:18 - So with many other exhortations he preached the gospel to the people G2992.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:21 - Now when all the people G2992 were baptized, Jesus also was baptized, and while He was praying, heaven was opened,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:17 - And then Jesus came down with them and stood on a level place; and there was a large crowd of His disciples, and a great multitude of the people G2992 from all Judea and Jerusalem, and the coastal region of Tyre and Sidon,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:1 - When He had completed all His [fn]teaching in the hearing of the people G2992, He went to Capernaum.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:16 - Fear gripped them all, and they began glorifying God, saying, “A great prophet has appeared among us!” and, “God has [fn]visited His people G2992!”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:29 - When all the people G2992 and the tax collectors heard this, they acknowledged God’s justice, having been baptized with the baptism of John.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:47 - Now when the woman saw that she had not escaped notice, she came trembling and fell down before Him, and admitted in the presence of all the people G2992 the reason why she had touched Him, and how she had been immediately healed.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:13 - But He said to them, “You give them something to eat!” But they said, “We have no more than five loaves and two fish, unless perhaps we go and buy food for all these people G2992.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:43 - And immediately he regained his sight and began following Him, glorifying God; and when all the people G2992 saw it, they gave praise to God.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:47 - And He was teaching daily in the temple; but the chief priests and the scribes and the leading men among the people G2992 were trying to put Him to death,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:48 - and yet they could not find [fn]anything that they might do, for all the people G2992 were hanging on to [fn]every word He said.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:1 - On one of the days while He was teaching the people G2992 in the temple and preaching the gospel, the chief priests and the scribes with the elders confronted Him,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:6 - “But if we say, ‘From men,’ all the people G2992 will stone us to death, since they are convinced that John was a prophet.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:9 - But He began to tell the people G2992 this parable: “A man planted a vineyard and leased it to [fn]vine-growers, and went on a journey for a long time.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:19 - The scribes and the chief priests tried to lay hands on Him that very hour, and yet they feared the people G2992; for they were aware that He had spoken this parable against them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:26 - And they were unable to catch Him in a statement in the presence of the people G2992; and they were amazed at His answer, and said nothing.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:45 - And while all the people G2992 were listening, He said to the disciples,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:23 - “Woe to those women who are pregnant, and to those who are nursing babies in those days; for there will be great distress upon the [fn]land, and wrath to this people G2992;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:38 - And all the people G2992 would get up very early in the morning to come to Him in the temple to listen to Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:2 - And the chief priests and the scribes were trying to find [fn]a way to put Him to death, since they were afraid of the people G2992.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:66 - When it was day, the [fn]Council of elders of the people G2992 assembled, both chief priests and scribes, and they led Him away to their council chamber, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:5 - But they kept on insisting, saying, “He is stirring up the people G2992, teaching all over Judea, starting from Galilee, as far as this place!”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:13 - Now Pilate summoned to himself the chief priests, the [fn]rulers, and the people G2992,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:14 - and he said to them, “You brought this man to me on the ground that he is inciting the people G2992 to revolt; and behold, after examining Him before you, I have found no basis at all in the case of this man for the charges which you are bringing against Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:27 - Now following Him was a large crowd of the people G2992, and of women who were [fn]mourning and grieving for Him.

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