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Lexicon :: Strong's G5043 - teknon

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τέκνον
Transliteration
teknon (Key)
Pronunciation
tek'-non
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Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From the base of τιμωρία (G5098)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 5:636,759

Strong’s Definitions

τέκνον téknon, tek'-non; from the base of G5098; a child (as produced):—child, daughter, son.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 99x

The KJV translates Strong's G5043 in the following manner: child (77x), son (21x), daughter (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 99x
The KJV translates Strong's G5043 in the following manner: child (77x), son (21x), daughter (1x).
  1. offspring, children

    1. child

      1. a male child, a son

    2. metaph.

      1. the name transferred to that intimate and reciprocal relationship formed between men by the bonds of love, friendship, trust, just as between parents and children

      2. in affectionate address, such as patrons, helpers, teachers and the like employ: my child

      3. in the NT, pupils or disciples are called children of their teachers, because the latter by their instruction nourish the minds of their pupils and mould their characters

      4. children of God: in the OT of "the people of Israel" as especially dear to God, in the NT, in Paul's writings, all who are led by the Spirit of God and thus closely related to God

      5. children of the devil: those who in thought and action are prompted by the devil, and so reflect his character

    3. metaph.

      1. of anything who depends upon it, is possessed by a desire or affection for it, is addicted to it

      2. one who is liable to any fate

        1. thus children of a city: it citizens and inhabitants

      3. the votaries of wisdom, those souls who have, as it were, been nurtured and moulded by wisdom

      4. cursed children, exposed to a curse and doomed to God's wrath or penalty

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
τέκνον téknon, tek'-non; from the base of G5098; a child (as produced):—child, daughter, son.
STRONGS G5043:
τέκνον, τέκνου, τό (τίκτω, τεκεῖν), from Homer down, the Sept. chiefly for בֵּן, sometimes for יֶלֶד, offspring; plural children;
a. properly,
α. universally and without regard to sex, child: Mark 13:12; Luke 1:7; Acts 7:5; Revelation 12:4; plural, Matthew 7:11; Matthew 10:21; Matthew 15:26; Mark 7:27; Mark 12:19; Luke 1:17; Luke 14:26; Acts 21:5; 2 Corinthians 12:14; Ephesians 6:1; Colossians 3:20; 1 Thessalonians 2:7, 11; 1 Timothy 3:4; Titus 1:6; 2 John 1:1, 4, 13, and often; with emphasis: to be regarded as true, genuine children, Romans 9:7; τέκνα ἐπαγγελίας, children begotten by virtue of the divine promise, Romans 9:8; accounted as children begotten by virtue of God's promise, Galatians 4:28; τά τέκνα τῆς σαρκός, children by natural descent, Romans 9:8. in a broader sense (like the Hebrew בָּנִים), posterity: Matthew 2:18; Matthew 3:9; Luke 3:8; Acts 2:39; Acts 13:33(32). with emphasis: genuine posterity, true offspring, John 8:39; (of women) to be regarded as children, 1 Peter 3:6.
β. specifically, a male child, a son: Matthew 21:28; Acts 21:21; Revelation 12:5; in the vocative, in kindly address, Matthew 21:28; Luke 2:48; Luke 15:31.
b. metaphorically, the name is transferred to that intimate and reciprocal relationship formed between men by the bonds of love, friendship, trust, just as between parents and children;
α. in affectionate address, such as patrons, helpers, teachers, and the like, employ; vocative child (son), my child, children. (Latin fili, mi fili, etc., for carissime, etc.): Matthew 9:2; Mark 2:5; Mark 10:24 (here Lachmann τεκνία, which see).
β. just as in Hebrew, Syriac, Arabic, Persian, so in the N. T., pupils or disciples are called children of their teachers, because the latter by their instruction nourish the minds of their pupils and mould their characters (see γεννάω, 2 b.): Philemon 1:10; 2 Timothy 1:2; 3 John 1:4; in affectionate address, Galatians 4:19 L text T Tr WH marginal reading; 1 Timothy 1:18; 2 Timothy 2:1; with ἐν κυρίῳ added, 1 Corinthians 4:17; ἐν πίστει, 1 Timothy 1:2; κατά κοινήν πίστιν, Titus 1:4 (הַגְּבִיאִים בְּנֵי, sons i. e. disciples of the prophets, 1 Kings 21:35 (1 Kings 20:35); 2 Kings 2:3, 5, 7; among the Persians, 'sons of the Magi,' i. e. their pupils).
γ. τέκνα τοῦ Θεοῦ, children of God —in the O. T. of 'the people of Israel' as especially dear to God: Isaiah 30:1; Wis. 16:21; — in the N. T., in Paul's writings, all who are animated by the Spirit of God (Romans 8:14) and thus are closely related to God: Romans 8:16f, 21; Ephesians 5:1; Philippians 2:15; those to whom, as dearly beloved of God, he has appointed salvation by Christ, Romans 9:8; in the writings of John, all who ἐκ Θεοῦ ἐγεννήθησαν (have been begotten of God, see γεννάω, 2 d.): John 1:12; 1 John 3:1f, 10; 1 John 5:2; those whom God knows to be qualified to obtain the nature and dignity of his children, John 11:52. (Cf. Westcott on the Epistles of St. John, pp. 94, 120; "In St. Paul the expressions 'sons of God', 'children of God', mostly convey the idea of liberty (see however Philippians 2:15), in St. John of guilelessness and love; in accordance with this distinction St. Paul uses υἱοί as well as τέκνα, St. John τέκνα only" (Lightfoot); cf. υἱός τοῦ Θεοῦ, 4.)
δ. τέκνα τοῦ διαβόλου, those who in thought and action are prompted by the devil, and so reflect his character: 1 John 3:10.
c. metaphorically, and Hebraistically, one is called τέκνον, of anything who depends upon it, is possessed by a desire or affection for it, is addicted to it; or who is liable to any fate; thus in the N. T. we find
α. children of a city, i. e. its citizens, inhabitants (Jeremiah 2:30; Joel 2:23; 1 Macc. 1:38; υἱοί Σιών, Psalm 149:2): Matthew 23:37; Luke 13:34; Luke 19:44; Galatians 4:25.
β. τέκνα τῆς σοφίας, the votaries of wisdom, those whose souls have, as it were, been nurtured and moulded by wisdom: Matthew 11:19 (where T Tr text WH have hastily adopted ἔργων for τέκνων; cf. Keim, ii, p. 369 (English translation, iv., p. 43f; per contra, see Tdf.s note and WH's Appendix at the passage)); Luke 7:35; τέκνα ὑπακοῆς, those actuated by a desire to obey, obedient, 1 Peter 1:14; τοῦ φωτός, both illumined by the light and loving the light, Ephesians 5:8.
γ. κατάρας τέκνα, exposed to cursing, 2 Peter 2:14; τῆς ὀργῆς, doomed to God's wrath or penalty, Ephesians 2:3; cf. Steiger on 1 Peter 1:14; Winers Grammar, 238 (223); (Buttmann, 161 (141)). In the same way ἔκγονος is used sometimes in Greek writings; as, ἔκγονος ἀδικίας, δειλίας, Plato, legg. 3, p. 691 c.; 10, p. 901 e.
[SYNONYMS: τέκνον, υἱός: τέκνον and υἱός while concurring in pointing to parentage, differ in that τέκνον gives prominence to the physical and outward aspects, υἱός to the inward, ethical, legal. Cf. b. γ. above; υἱός τοῦ Θεοῦ, at the end; παῖς, at the end and references (especially that to Höhne).]
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Kings
20:35
2 Kings
2:3; 2:5; 2:7
Psalms
149:2
Isaiah
30:1
Jeremiah
2:30
Joel
1; 2:23
Matthew
2:18; 3:9; 7:11; 9:2; 10:21; 11:19; 15:26; 21:28; 21:28; 23:37
Mark
2:5; 7:27; 10:24; 12:19; 13:12
Luke
1:7; 1:17; 2:48; 3:8; 7:35; 13:34; 14:26; 15:31; 19:44
John
1:12; 8:39; 11:52
Acts
2:39; 7:5; 13:33; 21:5; 21:21
Romans
8:14; 8:16; 8:21; 9:7; 9:8; 9:8; 9:8
1 Corinthians
4:17
2 Corinthians
12:14
Galatians
4:19; 4:25; 4:28
Ephesians
2:3; 5:1; 5:8; 6:1
Philippians
2:15; 2:15
Colossians
3:20
1 Thessalonians
2:7; 2:11
1 Timothy
1:2; 1:18; 3:4
2 Timothy
1:2; 2:1
Titus
1:4; 1:6
Philemon
1:10
1 Peter
1:14; 1:14; 3:6
2 Peter
2:14
1 John
3:1; 3:10; 3:10; 5:2
2 John
1:1; 1:4; 1:13
3 John
1:4
Revelation
12:4; 12:5

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5043 matches the Greek τέκνον (teknon),
which occurs 99 times in 91 verses in the TR Greek.

Page 1 / 2 (Mat 2:18–1Co 7:14)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:18 - “A VOICE WAS HEARD IN RAMAH,
WEEPING AND GREAT MOURNING,
RACHEL WEEPING FOR HER CHILDREN G5043;
AND SHE REFUSED TO BE COMFORTED,
BECAUSE THEY WERE NO MORE.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 3:9 - and do not assume that you can say to yourselves, ‘We have Abraham as our father’; for I tell you that God is able, from these stones, to raise up children G5043 for Abraham.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:11 - “So if you, despite being [fn]evil, know how to give good gifts to your children G5043, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask Him!
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:2 - And they brought to Him a paralyzed man lying on a stretcher. And seeing their faith, Jesus said to the man who was paralyzed, “Take courage, [fn]son G5043; your sins are forgiven.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:21 - “Now brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child G5043; and children G5043 will rise up against parents and [fn]cause them to be put to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:19 - “The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and they say, ‘Behold, a gluttonous man and a [fn]heavy drinker, a friend of tax collectors and [fn]sinners!’ And yet wisdom is vindicated by her deeds.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:26 - Yet He answered and said, “It is not [fn]good to take the children’s G5043 bread and throw it to the dogs.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:25 - “But since he [fn]did not have the means to repay, his master commanded that he be sold, along with his wife and children G5043 and all that he had, and repayment be made.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 19:29 - “And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother [fn]or children G5043 or farms on account of My name, will receive [fn]many times as much, and will inherit eternal life.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:28 - “But what do you think? A man had two [fn]sons G5043, and he came to the first and said, ‘[fn]Son G5043, go work today in the vineyard.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:24 - saying, “Teacher, Moses said, ‘If a man dies having no children G5043, his brother as next of kin shall marry his wife, and raise up [fn]children for his brother.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:37 - “Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets and stones those who have been sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children G5043 together, the way a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, and you were unwilling.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:25 - And all the people replied, “His blood shall be on us and on our children G5043!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 2:5 - And Jesus, seeing their faith, *said to the paralyzed man, “Son G5043, your sins are forgiven.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:27 - And He was saying to her, “Let the children G5043 be satisfied first, for it is not [fn]good to take the children’s G5043 bread and throw it to the [fn]dogs.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:24 - And the disciples were amazed at His words. But Jesus responded again and *said to them, “Children G5043, how hard it is to enter the kingdom of God!
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:29 - Jesus said, “Truly I say to you, there is no one who has left house or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children G5043 or farms, for My sake and for the gospel’s sake,
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:30 - [fn]but that he will receive a hundred times as much now in [fn]the present age, houses and brothers and sisters and mothers and children G5043 and farms, along with persecutions; and in the age to come, eternal life.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:19 - “Teacher, Moses wrote for us that if a man’s brother dies and leaves behind a wife and does not leave a child G5043, his brother is to [fn]marry the wife and raise up [fn]children for his brother.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:12 - “And brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child G5043; and children G5043 will rise up against parents and [fn]have them put to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:7 - And yet they had no child G5043, because Elizabeth was infertile, and they were both advanced in [fn]years.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:17 - “And it is he who will go as a forerunner before Him in the spirit and power of Elijah, TO TURN THE HEARTS OF FATHERS BACK TO THEIR CHILDREN G5043, and the disobedient to the attitude of the righteous, to make ready a people prepared for the Lord.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:48 - When Joseph and Mary saw Him, they were bewildered; and His mother said to Him, “Son G5043, why have You treated us this way? Behold, Your father and I have been anxiously looking for You!”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:8 - “Therefore produce fruits that are consistent with repentance, and do not start saying [fn]to yourselves, ‘We have Abraham as our father,’ for I say to you that from these stones God is able to raise up children G5043 for Abraham.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:35 - “And yet wisdom is vindicated by all her children G5043.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:13 - “So if you, despite being [fn]evil, know how to give good gifts to your children G5043, how much more will [fn]your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask Him?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:34 - “Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those who have been sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children G5043 together, just as a hen gathers her [fn]young under her wings, and you were unwilling!
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:26 - “If anyone comes to Me and does not [fn]hate his own father, mother, wife, children G5043, brothers, sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be My disciple.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:31 - “And he said to him, ‘Son G5043, you [fn]have always been with me, and all that is mine is yours.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 16:25 - “But Abraham said, ‘Child G5043, remember that during your life you received your good things, and likewise Lazarus bad things; but now he is being comforted here, and you are in agony.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:29 - And He said to them, “Truly I say to you, there is no one who has left house, or wife, or brothers, or parents, or children G5043 for the sake of the kingdom of God,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:44 - and they will level you to the ground, and throw down your children G5043 within you, and they will not leave in you one stone upon [fn]another, because you did not recognize the time of your visitation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:31 - and the third [fn]married her; and in the same way [fn]all seven [fn]died, leaving no children G5043.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:28 - But Jesus turned to them and said, “Daughters of Jerusalem, stop weeping for Me, but weep for yourselves and for your children G5043.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:12 - But [fn]as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children G5043 of God, to those who [fn]believe in His name,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:39 - They answered and said to Him, “Abraham is our father.” Jesus *said to them, “If you are Abraham’s children G5043, do the deeds of Abraham.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:52 - and not for the nation only, but in order that He might also gather together into one the children G5043 of God who are scattered abroad.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:39 - “For the promise is for you and your children G5043 and for all who are far away, as many as the Lord our God will call to Himself.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:5 - “But He gave him no inheritance in it, not even a foot of ground, and yet, He promised that He would give it to him as a possession, and to his descendants after him, even though he had no child G5043.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:33 - that God has fulfilled this promise to those of us who are the descendants G5043 by raising Jesus, as it is also written in the second Psalm: ‘YOU ARE MY SON; TODAY I HAVE FATHERED YOU.’
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:5 - When [fn]our days there were ended, we left and started on our journey, while they all, with wives and children G5043, escorted us until we were out of the city. After kneeling down on the beach and praying, we said farewell to one another.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:21 - and they have been told about you, that you are teaching all the Jews who are among the Gentiles to abandon Moses, telling them not to circumcise their children G5043 nor to [fn]walk according to the customs.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:16 - The Spirit Himself testifies with our spirit that we are children G5043 of God,
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:17 - and if children G5043, heirs also, heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ, if indeed we suffer with Him so that we may also be glorified with Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:21 - that the creation itself also will be set free from its slavery to corruption into the freedom of the glory of the children G5043 of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 9:7 - nor are they all children G5043 because they are Abraham’s [fn]descendants, but: “[fn]THROUGH ISAAC YOUR [fn]DESCENDANTS SHALL BE NAMED.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 9:8 - That is, it is not the children G5043 of the flesh [fn]who are children G5043 of God, but the children G5043 of the promise are regarded as [fn]descendants.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 4:14 - I do not write these things to shame you, but to admonish you as my beloved children G5043.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 4:17 - For this reason I have sent to you Timothy, who is my beloved and faithful child G5043 in the Lord, and he will remind you of my ways which are in Christ, just as I teach everywhere in every church.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:14 - For the unbelieving husband is sanctified through his wife, and the unbelieving wife is sanctified through [fn]her believing husband; for otherwise your children G5043 are unclean, but now they are holy.

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