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Lexicon :: Strong's G3023 - leōn

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leōn (Key)
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

2 Timothy
1 Peter
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 - But the Lord stood with me and strengthened me, so that through me the proclamation might [fn]be fully accomplished, and that all the Gentiles might hear; and I was rescued out of the lion’s G3023 mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:33 - who by faith conquered kingdoms, performed acts of righteousness, obtained promises, shut the mouths of lions, G3023
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 5:8 - Be of sober spirit, be on the alert. Your adversary, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion, G3023 seeking someone to devour.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 4:7 - The first creature was like a lion, G3023 and the second creature like a calf, and the third creature had a face like that of a man, and the fourth creature was like a flying eagle.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:5 - and one of the elders *said to me, “Stop weeping; behold, the Lion G3023 that is from the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has overcome so as to open the [fn]book and its seven seals.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 9:8 - They had hair like the hair of women, and their teeth were like the teeth of lions. G3023
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 9:17 - And [fn]this is how I saw in the vision the horses and those who sat on them: the riders had breastplates the color of fire and of hyacinth and of [fn]brimstone; and the heads of the horses are like the heads of lions; G3023 and out of their mouths proceed fire and smoke and [fn]brimstone.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 10:3 - and he cried out with a loud voice, as when a lion G3023 roars; and when he had cried out, the seven peals of thunder [fn]uttered their voices.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:2 - And the beast which I saw was like a leopard, and his feet were like those of a bear, and his mouth like the mouth of a lion. G3023 And the dragon gave him his power and his throne and great authority.

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