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Lexicon :: Strong's G3051 - logion

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λόγιον
Transliteration
logion (Key)
Pronunciation
log'-ee-on
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Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 4:137,505

Strong’s Definitions

λόγιον lógion, log'-ee-on; neuter of G3052; an utterance (of God):—oracle.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's G3051 in the following manner: oracle (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's G3051 in the following manner: oracle (4x).
  1. a brief utterance, a divine oracle (doubtless because oracles were generally brief)

    1. in the NT, the words or utterances of God

    2. of the contents of the Mosaic law

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
λόγιον lógion, log'-ee-on; neuter of G3052; an utterance (of God):—oracle.
STRONGS NT 3051: λόγιον
λόγιον, λογιου, τό (diminutive of λόγος (so Bleek (on Hebrews 5:12), et al.; others, neuter of λόγιος (Meyer on Romans 3:2))), properly, "a little word (so Schol. ad Aristophanes ran. 969 (973)), a brief utterance, in secular authors a divine oracle" (doubtless because oracles were generally brief); Herodotus, Thucydides, Aristophanes, Euripides; Polybius 3, 112, 8; 8, 30, 6; Diodorus 2, 14; Aelian v. h. 2, 41; of the Sibylline oracles, Diodorus, p. 602 (from 50:34); Plutarch, Fab. 4; in the Sept. for חֹשֶׁן the breast-plate of the high priest, which he wore when he consulted Jehovah, Exodus 28:15; Exodus 29:5, etc.; (once for אֹמֶר, of the words of a man, Psalm 18:15 (Ps. 19:15)); but chiefly for אִמְרָה of any utterance of God, whether precept or promise; (cf. Philo de congr. erud. grat. § 24; de profug. § 11 under the end); of the prophecies of God in the O. T., Josephus, b. j. 6, 5, 4; νόμους καί λόγια θεσπισθεντα διά προφητῶν καί ὕμνους, Philo vit. contempl. § 3; τό λόγιον τοῦ προφήτου (Moses), vit. Moys. 3:35, cf. (23, and) de praem. et poen. § 1 at the beginning; τά δέκα λόγια, the Ten Commandments of God or the Decalogue, in Philo, who wrote a special treatise concerning them (Works edition Mang. ii., p. 180ff (edited by Richter iv., p. 246ff)); (Apostolic Constitutions 2, 36 (p. 63, 7 edition Lagarde)); Eusebius, h. e. 2, 18. In the N. T. spoken of the words or utterances of God: of the contents of the Mosaic law, Acts 7:38; with τοῦ Θεοῦ or Θεοῦ added, of his commands in the Mosaic law and his Messianic promises, Romans 3:2, cf. Philippi and Umbreit at the passage; of the substance of the Christian religion, Hebrews 5:12; of the utterances of God through Christian teachers, 1 Peter 4:11. (In ecclesiastical writings λόγια τοῦ κυρίου is used of Christ's precepts, by Polycarp, ad Philipp. 7, 1 [ET]; κυριακα λόγια of the sayings and discourses of Christ which are recorded in the Gospels, by Papias in Eusebius, h. e. 3, 39; Photius c. 228, p. 248 (18 edition, Bekker); (τά λόγια τοῦ Θεοῦ) of the words and admonitions of God in the sacred Scriptures, Clement of Rome, 1 Cor. 53, 1 [ET] (where parallel with αἱ ἱεραι γραφαί), cf. 62, 9 [ET]; (and τά λόγια simply, like αἱ γραφαί of the New T. in the interpolated Epistle of Ignatius ad Smyrn. 3 [ET]). Cf. Schwegler ((also Heinichen)), Index 4 ad Eusebius, h. e. under the word λόγιον; (especially Sophocles Lexicon, under the word and Lightfoot in the Contemp. Rev. for Aug. 1875, p. 399ff On the general use of the word cf. Bleek, Br. a. d. Hebrew iii., pp. 114-117).)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Exodus
28:15; 29:5
Psalms
18:15
Acts
7:38
Romans
3:2; 3:2
Hebrews
5:12; 5:12
1 Peter
4:11

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3051 matches the Greek λόγιον (logion),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:38 - This is he, that was in the church in the wilderness with the angel which spake to him in the mount Sina, and with our fathers: who received the lively oracles G3051 to give unto us:
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 3:2 - Much every way: chiefly, because that unto them were committed the oracles G3051 of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:12 - For when for the time ye ought to be teachers, ye have need that one teach you again which be the first principles of the oracles G3051 of God; and are become such as have need of milk, and not of strong meat.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:11 - If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles G3051 of God; if any man minister, let him do it as of the ability which God giveth: that God in all things may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom be praise and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.

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