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Lexicon :: Strong's G3862 - paradosis

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παράδοσις
Transliteration
paradosis (Key)
Pronunciation
par-ad'-os-is
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:172,166

Strong’s Definitions

παράδοσις parádosis, par-ad'-os-is; from G3860; transmission, i.e. (concretely) a precept; specially, the Jewish traditionary law:—ordinance, tradition.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x

The KJV translates Strong's G3862 in the following manner: tradition (12x), ordinance (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x
The KJV translates Strong's G3862 in the following manner: tradition (12x), ordinance (1x).
  1. giving up, giving over

    1. the act of giving up

    2. the surrender of cities

  2. a giving over which is done by word of mouth or in writing, i.e. tradition by instruction, narrative, precept, etc.

    1. objectively, that which is delivered, the substance of a teaching

    2. of the body of precepts, esp. ritual, which in the opinion of the later Jews were orally delivered by Moses and orally transmitted in unbroken succession to subsequent generations, which precepts, both illustrating and expanding the written law, as they did were to be obeyed with equal reverence

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
παράδοσις parádosis, par-ad'-os-is; from G3860; transmission, i.e. (concretely) a precept; specially, the Jewish traditionary law:—ordinance, tradition.
STRONGS G3862:
παράδοσις, παραδοσεως, (παραδίδωμι), a giving over, giving up; i. e.
1. the act of giving up, the surrender: of cities, Polybius 9, 25, 5; Josephus, b. j. 1, 8, 6; χρημάτων, Aristotle, pol. 5, 7, 11, p. 1309{a}, 10.
2. a giving over which is done by word of mouth or in writing, i. e. tradition by instruction, narrative, precept, etc. (see παραδίδωμι, 4); hence, equivalent to instruction, Epictetus diss. 2, 23, 40; joined with διδασκαλία, Plato, legg. 7, p. 803 a. objectively, what is delivered, the substance of the teaching: so of Paul's teaching, 2 Thessalonians 3:6; in plural of the particular injunctions of Paul's instruction, 1 Corinthians 11:2; 2 Thessalonians 2:15. used in the singular of a written narrative, Josephus, contra Apion 1, 9, 2; 10, 2; again, of the body of precepts, especially ritual, which in the opinion of the later Jews were orally delivered by Moses and orally transmitted in unbroken succession to subsequent generations, which precepts, both illustrating and expanding the written law, as they did, were to be obeyed with equal reverence (Josephus, Antiquities 13, 10, 6 distinguishes between τά ἐκ παραδοσεως τῶν πατέρων and τά γεγραμμένα, i. e. τά ἐν τοῖς Μωϋσέως νόμοις γεγραμμένα νόμιμα): Matthew 15:2f, 6; Mark 7:3, 5, 9, 13; with τῶν ἀνθρώπων added, as opposed to the divine teachings, Mark 7:8; Colossians 2:8 (where see Lightfoot); πατρικαι παραδόσεις, precepts received from the fathers, whether handed down in the O. T. books or orally, Galatians 1:14 ((others restrict the word here to the extra-biblical traditions; cf. Meyer or Lightfoot at the passage). Cf. B. D. American edition under the word .)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
15:2; 15:6
Mark
7:3; 7:5; 7:8; 7:9; 7:13
1 Corinthians
11:2
Galatians
1:14
Colossians
2:8
2 Thessalonians
2:15; 3:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3862 matches the Greek παράδοσις (paradosis),
which occurs 13 times in 13 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:2 - “Why do Your disciples break the tradition G3862 of the elders? For they do not wash their hands when they eat bread.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:3 - And He answered and said to them, “Why do you yourselves also break the commandment of God for the sake of your tradition G3862?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:6 - he is not to [fn]honor his father or mother.’ And by this you have invalidated the word of God for the sake of your tradition G3862.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:3 - (For the Pharisees and all the other Jews do not eat unless they [fn]carefully wash their hands, thereby holding firmly to the tradition G3862 of the elders;
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:5 - And the Pharisees and the scribes *asked Him, “Why do Your disciples not walk in accordance with the tradition G3862 of the elders, but eat their bread with [fn]unholy hands?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:8 - “Neglecting the commandment of God, you hold to the tradition G3862 of men.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:9 - He was also saying to them, “You are experts at setting aside the commandment of God in order to keep your tradition G3862.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:13 - thereby invalidating the word of God by your tradition G3862 which you have handed down; and you do many things such as that.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 11:2 - Now I praise you because you remember me in everything and hold firmly to the traditions G3862, just as I handed them down to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 1:14 - and I was advancing in Judaism beyond many of my contemporaries among my [fn]countrymen, being more extremely zealous for my ancestral traditions G3862.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 2:8 - See to it that there is no one who takes you captive through philosophy and empty deception in accordance with human tradition G3862, in accordance with the elementary principles of the world, [fn]rather than in accordance with Christ.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 2:15 - So then, brothers and sisters, stand firm and hold on to the traditions G3862 which you were taught, whether by word of mouth or by letter [fn]from us.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:6 - Now we command you, brothers and sisters, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you [fn]keep away from every brother or sister who [fn]leads a [fn]disorderly life and not one in accordance with the tradition G3862 which [fn]you received from us.
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