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Lexicon :: Strong's G3023 - leōn

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λέων
Transliteration
leōn (Key)
Pronunciation
leh-ohn'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
A root word
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 4:251,531

Strong’s Definitions

λέων léōn, leh-ohn'; a primary word; a "lion":—lion.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x

The KJV translates Strong's G3023 in the following manner: lion (9x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x
The KJV translates Strong's G3023 in the following manner: lion (9x).
  1. a lion

  2. a brave and mighty hero

    Both Christ and Satan are referred to as a lion, indicating great strength, Satan as a "roaring lion" (1Pe 5:8) and Christ as "the Lion of the tribe of Judah" (Rev 5:5).
Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
λέων léōn, leh-ohn'; a primary word; a "lion":—lion.
STRONGS NT 3023: λέων
λέων, λέοντος, (from Homer down), the Sept. for אֲרִי, אַריֵה, כְּפִיר (a young lion), etc.; a lion;
a. properly: Hebrews 11:33; 1 Peter 5:8; Revelation 4:7; Revelation 9:8, 17; Revelation 10:3; Revelation 13:2.
b. metaphorically ἐρρύσθην ἐκ στόματος λέοντος, I was rescued out of the most imminent peril of death, 2 Timothy 4:17 (the figure does not lie in the word lion alone, but in the whole phrase); equivalent to a brave and mighty hero: Revelation 5:5, where there is allusion to Genesis 49:9; cf. Nahum 2:13.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Genesis
49:9
Nahum
2:13
2 Timothy
4:17
Hebrews
11:33
1 Peter
5:8
Revelation
4:7; 5:5; 9:8; 9:17; 10:3; 13:2

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3023 matches the Greek λέων (leōn),
which occurs 9 times in 9 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:17 - Notwithstanding the Lord stood with me, and strengthened me; that by me the preaching might be fully known, and that all the Gentiles might hear: and I was delivered out of the mouth of the lion. G3023
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:33 - Who through faith subdued kingdoms, wrought righteousness, obtained promises, stopped the mouths of lions, G3023
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 5:8 - Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, G3023 walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 4:7 - And the first beast was like a lion, G3023 and the second beast like a calf, and the third beast had a face as a man, and the fourth beast was like a flying eagle.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:5 - And one of the elders saith unto me, Weep not: behold, the Lion G3023 of the tribe of Juda, the Root of David, hath prevailed to open the book, and to loose the seven seals thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 9:8 - And they had hair as the hair of women, and their teeth were as the teeth of lions. G3023
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 9:17 - And thus I saw the horses in the vision, and them that sat on them, having breastplates of fire, and of jacinth, and brimstone: and the heads of the horses were as the heads of lions; G3023 and out of their mouths issued fire and smoke and brimstone.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 10:3 - And cried with a loud voice, as when a lion G3023 roareth: and when he had cried, seven thunders uttered their voices.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:2 - And the beast which I saw was like unto a leopard, and his feet were as the feet of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a lion: G3023 and the dragon gave him his power, and his seat, and great authority.

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