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Lexicon :: Strong's G3027 - lēstēs

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λῃστής
Transliteration
lēstēs (Key)
Pronunciation
lace-tace'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From leizomai (to plunder)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 4:257,532

Trench's Synonyms: xliv. κλέπτης, λῃστής.

Strong’s Definitions

λῃστής lēistḗs, lace-tace'; from ληΐζομαι lēḯzomai (to plunder); a brigand:—robber, thief.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x

The KJV translates Strong's G3027 in the following manner: thief (11x), robber (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x
The KJV translates Strong's G3027 in the following manner: thief (11x), robber (4x).
  1. a robber, plunderer, freebooter, brigand

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
λῃστής lēistḗs, lace-tace'; from ληΐζομαι lēḯzomai (to plunder); a brigand:—robber, thief.
STRONGS NT 3027: λῃστής
λῃστής, ληστου, (for ληιστής from ληίζομαι, to plunder, and this from Ionic and epic ληίς, for which the Attics use λεῖα, booty) (from Sophocles and Herodotus down), a robber; a plunderer, freebooter, brigand: Matthew 26:55; Mark 14:48; Luke 22:52; John 10:1; John 18:40; plural, Matthew 21:13; Matthew 27:38, 44; Mark 11:17; Mark 15:27; Luke 10:30, 36; Luke 19:46; John 10:8; 2 Corinthians 11:26. (Not to be confounded with κλέπτης thief, one who takes property by stealth (although the distinction is obscured in A. V.); cf. Trench, § xliv.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
21:13; 26:55; 27:38; 27:44
Mark
11:17; 14:48; 15:27
Luke
10:30; 10:36; 19:46; 22:52
John
10:1; 10:8; 18:40
2 Corinthians
11:26

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3027 matches the Greek λῃστής (lēstēs),
which occurs 15 times in 15 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:13 - And He *said to them, “It is written: ‘MY HOUSE WILL BE CALLED A HOUSE OF PRAYER’; but you are making it a DEN OF ROBBERS G3027.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:55 - At that time Jesus said to the crowds, “Have you come out with swords and clubs to arrest Me as you would against a man G3027 inciting G3027 a G3027 revolt G3027? Every day I used to sit within the temple grounds teaching, and you did not arrest Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:38 - At that time two [fn]rebels G3027 *were being crucified with Him, one on the right and one on the left.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:44 - And the [fn]rebels G3027 who had been crucified with Him were also insulting Him in the same way.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 11:17 - And He began to teach and say to them, “Is it not written: ‘MY HOUSE WILL BE CALLED A HOUSE OF PRAYER FOR ALL THE NATIONS’? But you have made it a DEN OF ROBBERS G3027.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:48 - And Jesus said to them, “Have you come out with swords and clubs to arrest Me, as you would against a man G3027 inciting G3027 a G3027 revolt G3027?
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:27 - And they *crucified two [fn]rebels G3027 with Him, one on His right and one on His left.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:30 - Jesus replied and said, “A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and he encountered robbers G3027, and they stripped him and [fn]beat him, and went away leaving him half dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:36 - “Which of these three do you think [fn]proved to be a neighbor to the man who fell into the robbers’ G3027 hands?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:46 - saying to them, “It is written: ‘AND MY HOUSE WILL BE A HOUSE OF PRAYER,’ but you have made it a DEN OF ROBBERS G3027.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:52 - And Jesus said to the chief priests and officers of the temple and elders who had come against Him, “Have you come out with swords and clubs as you would against a man G3027 inciting G3027 a G3027 revolt G3027?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:1 - “Truly, truly I say to you, the one who does not enter by the door into the fold of the sheep, but climbs up some other way, he is a thief and a robber G3027.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:8 - “All those who came before Me are thieves and robbers G3027, but the sheep did not listen to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:40 - So they shouted again, saying, “Not this Man, but Barabbas.” Now Barabbas was a rebel G3027.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:26 - I have been on frequent journeys, in dangers from rivers, dangers from robbers G3027, dangers from my countrymen, dangers from the Gentiles, dangers in the city, dangers in the wilderness, dangers at sea, dangers among false brothers;

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