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Lexicon :: Strong's G3022 - leukos

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leukos (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
From luke ("light")
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 4:241,530

Strong’s Definitions

λευκός leukós, lyoo-kos'; from λύκη lýkē ("light"); white:—white.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x

The KJV translates Strong's G3022 in the following manner: white (25x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x
The KJV translates Strong's G3022 in the following manner: white (25x).
  1. light, bright, brilliant

    1. brilliant from whiteness, (dazzling) white

      1. of the garments of angels, and of those exalted to the splendour of the heavenly state

      2. shining or white garments worn on festive or state occasions

      3. of white garments as the sign of innocence and purity of the soul

    2. dead white

      1. of the whitening colour of ripening grain

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
λευκός leukós, lyoo-kos'; from λύκη lýkē ("light"); white:—white.
λευκός, λευκή, λευκόν (λεύσσω to see, behold, look at; akin to Latinluceo, German leuchten; cf. Curtius, p. 113 and § 87; (Vanicek, p. 817)), the Sept. for לָבָן:
1. light, bright, brilliant: τά ἱμάτια... λευκά ὡς τό φῶς, Matthew 17:2; especially bright or brilliant from whiteness, (dazzling) white: spoken of the garments of angels, and of those exalted to the splendor of the heavenly state, Mark 16:5; Luke 9:29; Acts 1:10; Revelation 3:5; Revelation 4:4; Revelation 6:11; Revelation 7:9, 13; Revelation 19:14 (shining or white garments were worn on festive and state occasions, Ecclesiastes 9:8; cf. Heindorf on Horace sat. 2, 2, 61); with ὡσεί or ὡς χιών added: Mark 9:3 R L; Matthew 28:3 (ἵπποι λευκοτεροι χιόνος, Homer, Iliad 10, 437); ἐν λευκοῖς namely, ἱματίοις (added in Revelation 3:5; Revelation 4:4), John 20:12; Revelation 3:4; cf. Winers Grammar, 591 (550); (Buttmann, 82 (72)); used of white garments as the sign of innocence and purity of soul, Revelation 3:18; of the heavenly throne, Revelation 20:11.
2. (dead) white: Matthew 5:36 (opposed to μέλας); Revelation 1:14; Revelation 2:17; Revelation 4:4; Revelation 6:2; Revelation 14:14; Revelation 19:11; spoken of the whitening color of ripening grain, John 4:35.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

5:36; 17:2; 28:3
9:3; 16:5
4:35; 20:12
1:14; 2:17; 3:4; 3:5; 3:5; 3:18; 4:4; 4:4; 4:4; 6:2; 6:11; 7:9; 7:13; 14:14; 19:11; 19:14; 20:11

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3022 matches the Greek λευκός (leukos),
which occurs 25 times in 23 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:36 - “Nor shall you take an oath by your head, for you cannot make a single hair white G3022 or black.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 17:2 - And He was transfigured before them; and His face shone like the sun, and His garments became as white G3022 as light.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:3 - And his appearance was like lightning, and his clothing as white G3022 as snow.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:3 - and His garments became radiant and exceedingly white G3022, as no launderer on earth can whiten them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 16:5 - And entering the tomb, they saw a young man sitting at the right, wearing a white G3022 robe; and they were amazed.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:29 - And while He was praying, the appearance of His face became different, and His clothing became white G3022 and [fn]gleaming.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:35 - “Do you not say, ‘There are still four months, and then comes the harvest’? Behold, I tell you, raise your eyes and observe the fields, that they are white G3022 for harvest.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 20:12 - and she *saw two angels in white G3022 sitting, one at the head and one at the feet, where the body of Jesus had been lying.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 1:10 - And as they were gazing intently into the sky while He was going, then behold, two men in white G3022 clothing stood beside them,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:14 - His head and His hair were white G3022 like white G3022 wool, like snow; and His eyes were like a flame of fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:17 - ‘The one who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To the one who overcomes, I will give some of the hidden manna, and I will give him a white G3022 stone, and a new name written on the stone which no one knows except the one who receives it.’
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:4 - ‘But you have a few [fn]people in Sardis who have not soiled their garments; and they will walk with Me in white G3022, for they are worthy.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:5 - ‘The one who overcomes will be clothed the same way, in white G3022 garments; and I will not erase his name from the book of life, and I will confess his name before My Father and before His angels.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:18 - I advise you to buy from Me gold refined by fire so that you may become rich, and white G3022 garments so that you may clothe yourself and the shame of your nakedness will not be revealed; and eye salve to apply to your eyes so that you may see.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 4:4 - Around the throne were twenty-four thrones; and upon the thrones I saw twenty-four elders sitting, clothed in white G3022 garments, and golden crowns on their heads.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:2 - I looked, and behold, a white G3022 horse, and the one who sat on it had a bow; and a crown was given to him, and he went out conquering and to conquer.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:11 - And a white G3022 robe was given to each of them; and they were told that they were to rest for a little while longer, until the number of their fellow servants and their brothers and sisters who were to be killed even as they had been, was completed also.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 7:9 - After these things I looked, and behold, a great multitude which no one could count, from every nation and all the tribes, peoples, and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white G3022 robes, and palm branches were in their hands;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 7:13 - Then one of the elders responded, saying to me, “These who are clothed in the white G3022 robes, who are they, and where have they come from?”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 14:14 - Then I looked, and behold, a white G3022 cloud, and sitting on the cloud was one like [fn]a son of man, with a golden crown on His head and a sharp sickle in His hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:11 - And I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white G3022 horse, and He who sat on it is called Faithful and True, and in righteousness He judges and wages war.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:14 - And the armies which are in heaven, clothed in fine linen, white G3022 and clean, were following Him on white G3022 horses.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 20:11 - Then I saw a great white G3022 throne and Him who sat upon it, from whose [fn]presence earth and heaven fled, and no place was found for them.
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