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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 TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:13 - καὶ λέγει αὐτοῖς Γέγραπται οἶκός μου οἶκος προσευχῆς κληθήσεται ὑμεῖς δὲ αὐτὸν ἐποιήσατε σπήλαιον λῃστῶν G3027
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:55 - Ἐν ἐκείνῃ τῇ ὥρᾳ εἶπεν Ἰησοῦς τοῖς ὄχλοις Ὡς ἐπὶ λῃστὴν G3027 ἐξήλθετε μετὰ μαχαιρῶν καὶ ξύλων συλλαβεῖν με καθ᾽ ἡμέραν πρὸς ὑμᾶς ἐκαθεζόμην διδάσκων ἐν τῷ ἱερῷ καὶ οὐκ ἐκρατήσατέ με
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:38 - Τότε σταυροῦνται σὺν αὐτῷ δύο λῃσταί G3027 εἷς ἐκ δεξιῶν καὶ εἷς ἐξ εὐωνύμων
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:44 - τὸ δ᾽ αὐτὸ καὶ οἱ λῃσταὶ G3027 οἱ συσταυρωθέντες αὐτῷ ὠνείδιζον αὐτῷ
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 11:17 - καὶ ἐδίδασκεν λέγων αὐτοῖς, Οὐ γέγραπται ὅτι οἶκός μου οἶκος προσευχῆς κληθήσεται πᾶσιν τοῖς ἔθνεσιν ὑμεῖς δὲ εποιήσατε αὐτὸν σπήλαιον λῃστῶν G3027
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:48 - καὶ ἀποκριθεὶς Ἰησοῦς εἶπεν αὐτοῖς Ὡς ἐπὶ λῃστὴν G3027 ἐξήλθετε μετὰ μαχαιρῶν καὶ ξύλων συλλαβεῖν με
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:27 - Καὶ σὺν αὐτῷ σταυροῦσιν δύο λῃστάς G3027 ἕνα ἐκ δεξιῶν καὶ ἕνα ἐξ εὐωνύμων αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:30 - ὑπολαβὼν δέ Ἰησοῦς εἶπεν Ἄνθρωπός τις κατέβαινεν ἀπὸ Ἰερουσαλὴμ εἰς Ἰεριχὼ καὶ λῃσταῖς G3027 περιέπεσεν οἳ καὶ ἐκδύσαντες αὐτὸν καὶ πληγὰς ἐπιθέντες ἀπῆλθον ἀφέντες ἡμιθανῆ τυγχάνοντα
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:36 - τίς οὖν τούτων τῶν τριῶν δοκεῖ σοι πλησίον γεγονέναι τοῦ ἐμπεσόντος εἰς τοὺς λῃστάς G3027
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:46 - λέγων αὐτοῖς, Γέγραπται οἰκός μου οἰκος προσευχῆς ἐστίν, ὑμεῖς δὲ αὐτὸν ἐποιήσατε σπήλαιον λῃστῶν G3027
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:52 - εἶπεν δὲ Ἰησοῦς πρὸς τοὺς παραγενομένους ἐπ᾽ αὐτὸν ἀρχιερεῖς καὶ στρατηγοὺς τοῦ ἱεροῦ καὶ πρεσβυτέρους Ὡς ἐπὶ λῃστὴν G3027 ἐξεληλύθατε μετὰ μαχαιρῶν καὶ ξύλων
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:1 - Ἀμὴν ἀμὴν λέγω ὑμῖν μὴ εἰσερχόμενος διὰ τῆς θύρας εἰς τὴν αὐλὴν τῶν προβάτων ἀλλὰ ἀναβαίνων ἀλλαχόθεν ἐκεῖνος κλέπτης ἐστὶν καὶ λῃστής· G3027
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:8 - πάντες ὅσοι πρὸ ἐμοῦ ἦλθον κλέπται εἰσὶν καὶ λῃσταί G3027 ἀλλ᾽ οὐκ ἤκουσαν αὐτῶν τὰ πρόβατα
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:40 - ἐκραύγασαν οὖν πάλιν πάντες, λέγοντες Μὴ τοῦτον ἀλλὰ τὸν Βαραββᾶν ἦν δὲ Βαραββᾶς λῃστής G3027
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:26 - ὁδοιπορίαις πολλάκις κινδύνοις ποταμῶν κινδύνοις λῃστῶν G3027 κινδύνοις ἐκ γένους κινδύνοις ἐξ ἐθνῶν κινδύνοις ἐν πόλει κινδύνοις ἐν ἐρημίᾳ κινδύνοις ἐν θαλάσσῃ κινδύνοις ἐν ψευδαδέλφοις

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