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Lexicon :: Strong's G4171 - polemos

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πόλεμος
Transliteration
polemos (Key)
Pronunciation
pol'-em-os
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From pelomai (to bustle)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 6:502,904

Trench's Synonyms: lxxxvi. πόλεμος, μάχη.

Strong’s Definitions

πόλεμος pólemos, pol'-em-os; from πέλομαι pélomai (to bustle); warfare (literally or figuratively; a single encounter or a series):—battle, fight, war.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x

The KJV translates Strong's G4171 in the following manner: war (12x), battle (5x), fight (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x
The KJV translates Strong's G4171 in the following manner: war (12x), battle (5x), fight (1x).
  1. a war

  2. a fight, a battle

  3. a dispute, strife, quarrel

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
πόλεμος pólemos, pol'-em-os; from πέλομαι pélomai (to bustle); warfare (literally or figuratively; a single encounter or a series):—battle, fight, war.
STRONGS G4171:
πόλεμος πολέμου, (from ΠΑΛΩ, πολέω, to turn, to range about, whence Latinpello, bellum; (but cf. Fick 1:671; Vanicek, 513)) (from Homer down), the Sept. for מִלְחָמָה;
1. properly,
a. war: Matthew 24:6; Mark 13:7; Luke 14:31; Luke 21:9; Hebrews 11:31; in imitation of the Hebrew מִלְחָמָה עָשָׂה followed by אֵת or עִם (Genesis 14:2; Deuteronomy 20:12, 20), πόλεμον ποιεῖν μετά τίνος, Revelation 11:7; Revelation 12:17; Revelation 13:7 (here L omits; WH Tr marginal reading brackets the clause); Revelation 19:19 (cf. μετά, I. 2 d.).
b. a fight, a battle (more precisely μάχη; "in Homer (where Iliad 7, 174 it is used even of single combat) and Hesiod the sense of battle prevails; in Attic that of tear" (Liddell and Scott, under the word); cf. Trench, § 86:and (in partial modification) Schmidt, chapter 138, 5 and 6): 1 Corinthians 14:8; Hebrews 11:34; Revelation 9:7, 9; Revelation 12:7; Revelation 16:14; Revelation 20:8.
2. a dispute, strife, quarrel: πόλεμοι καί μάχαι, James 4:1 (Sophocles El. 219; Plato, Phaedo, p. 66 c.).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Genesis
14:2
Deuteronomy
20:12; 20:20
Matthew
24:6
Mark
13:7
Luke
14:31; 21:9
1 Corinthians
14:8
Hebrews
11:31; 11:34
James
4:1
Revelation
9:7; 9:9; 11:7; 12:7; 12:17; 13:7; 16:14; 19:19; 20:8

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4171 matches the Greek πόλεμος (polemos),
which occurs 18 times in 16 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:6 - μελλήσετε δὲ ἀκούειν πολέμους G4171 καὶ ἀκοὰς πολέμων· G4171 ὁρᾶτε μὴ θροεῖσθε· δεῖ γὰρ πάντα γενέσθαι ἀλλ᾽ οὔπω ἐστὶν τὸ τέλος
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:7 - ὅταν δὲ ἀκούσητε πολέμους G4171 καὶ ἀκοὰς πολέμων G4171 μὴ θροεῖσθε· δεῖ γὰρ γενέσθαι ἀλλ᾽ οὔπω τὸ τέλος
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:31 - τίς βασιλεὺς πορευόμενος συμβαλεῖν ἑτέρῳ βασιλεῖ εἰς πόλεμον G4171 οὐχὶ καθίσας πρῶτον βουλεύεται εἰ δυνατός ἐστιν ἐν δέκα χιλιάσιν ἀπαντῆσαι τῷ μετὰ εἴκοσι χιλιάδων ἐρχομένῳ ἐπ᾽ αὐτόν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:9 - ὅταν δὲ ἀκούσητε πολέμους G4171 καὶ ἀκαταστασίας μὴ πτοηθῆτε· δεῖ γὰρ ταῦτα γενέσθαι πρῶτον ἀλλ᾽ οὐκ εὐθέως τὸ τέλος
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:8 - καὶ γὰρ ἐὰν ἄδηλον φωνὴν σάλπιγξ δῷ τίς παρασκευάσεται εἰς πόλεμον G4171
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:34 - ἔσβεσαν δύναμιν πυρός ἔφυγον στόματα μαχαίρας ἐνεδυναμώθησαν ἀπὸ ἀσθενείας ἐγενήθησαν ἰσχυροὶ ἐν πολέμῳ G4171 παρεμβολὰς ἔκλιναν ἀλλοτρίων
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:1 - Πόθεν πόλεμοι G4171 καὶ μάχαι ἐν ὑμῖν οὐκ ἐντεῦθεν ἐκ τῶν ἡδονῶν ὑμῶν τῶν στρατευομένων ἐν τοῖς μέλεσιν ὑμῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 9:7 - Καὶ τὰ ὁμοιώματα τῶν ἀκρίδων ὅμοια ἵπποις ἡτοιμασμένοις εἰς πόλεμον G4171 καὶ ἐπὶ τὰς κεφαλὰς αὐτῶν ὡς στέφανοι ὅμοιοι χρυσῷ καὶ τὰ πρόσωπα αὐτῶν ὡς πρόσωπα ἀνθρώπων
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 9:9 - καὶ εἶχον θώρακας ὡς θώρακας σιδηροῦς καὶ φωνὴ τῶν πτερύγων αὐτῶν ὡς φωνὴ ἁρμάτων ἵππων πολλῶν τρεχόντων εἰς πόλεμον G4171
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:7 - καὶ ὅταν τελέσωσιν τὴν μαρτυρίαν αὐτῶν τὸ θηρίον τὸ ἀναβαῖνον ἐκ τῆς ἀβύσσου ποιήσει πόλεμον G4171 μετ᾽ αὐτῶν καὶ νικήσει αὐτοὺς καὶ ἀποκτενεῖ αὐτούς
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 12:7 - Καὶ ἐγένετο πόλεμος G4171 ἐν τῷ οὐρανῷ Μιχαὴλ καὶ οἱ ἄγγελοι αὐτοῦ ἐπολέμησαν κατὰ τοῦ δράκοντος καὶ δράκων ἐπολέμησεν καὶ οἱ ἄγγελοι αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 12:17 - καὶ ὠργίσθη δράκων ἐπὶ τῇ γυναικί καὶ ἀπῆλθεν ποιῆσαι πόλεμον G4171 μετὰ τῶν λοιπῶν τοῦ σπέρματος αὐτῆς τῶν τηρούντων τὰς ἐντολὰς τοῦ θεοῦ καὶ ἐχόντων τὴν μαρτυρίαν τοῦ Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:7 - καὶ ἐδόθη αὐτῷ πόλεμον G4171 ποιῆσαι μετὰ τῶν ἁγίων καὶ νικῆσαι αὐτούς καὶ ἐδόθη αὐτῷ ἐξουσία ἐπὶ πᾶσαν φυλὴν καὶ γλῶσσαν καὶ ἔθνος
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:14 - εἰσὶν γὰρ πνεύματα δαιμόνων ποιοῦντα σημεῖα ἐκπορεύεσθαι ἐπὶ τοὺς βασιλεῖς τῆς γῆς καὶ τῆς οἰκουμένης ὅλης συναγαγεῖν αὐτοὺς εἰς πόλεμον G4171 τῆς ἡμέρας ἐκείνης τῆς μεγάλης τοῦ θεοῦ τοῦ παντοκράτορος
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:19 - Καὶ εἶδον τὸ θηρίον καὶ τοὺς βασιλεῖς τῆς γῆς καὶ τὰ στρατεύματα αὐτῶν συνηγμένα ποιῆσαι πόλεμον G4171 μετὰ τοῦ καθημένου ἐπὶ τοῦ ἵππου καὶ μετὰ τοῦ στρατεύματος αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 20:8 - καὶ ἐξελεύσεται πλανῆσαι τὰ ἔθνη τὰ ἐν ταῖς τέσσαρσιν γωνίαις τῆς γῆς τὸν Γὼγ καὶ τὸν Μαγώγ συναγαγεῖν αὐτοὺς εἰς πόλεμον G4171 ὧν ἀριθμὸς ὡς ἄμμος τῆς θαλάσσης
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