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Lexicon :: Strong's G514 - axios

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ἄξιος
Transliteration
axios (Key)
Pronunciation
ax'-ee-os
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably from ἄγω (G71)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:379,63

Strong’s Definitions

ἄξιος áxios, ax'-ee-os; probably from G71; deserving, comparable or suitable (as if drawing praise):—due reward, meet, (un-)worthy.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 41x

The KJV translates Strong's G514 in the following manner: worthy (35x), meet (4x), due reward (1x), unworthy (with G3756) (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 41x
The KJV translates Strong's G514 in the following manner: worthy (35x), meet (4x), due reward (1x), unworthy (with G3756) (1x).
  1. weighing, having weight, having the weight of another thing of like value, worth as much

  2. befitting, congruous, corresponding to a thing

  3. of one who has merited anything worthy

    1. both in a good and a bad sense

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἄξιος áxios, ax'-ee-os; probably from G71; deserving, comparable or suitable (as if drawing praise):—due reward, meet, (un-)worthy.
STRONGS G514:
ἄξιος, , -ον, (from ἄγω, ἄξω; therefore properly, drawing down the scale; hence)
a. weighing, having weight; with a genitive having the weight of (weighing as much as) another thing, of like value, worth as much: βοὸς ἄξιος, Homer, Iliad 23, 885; with the genitive of price [Winer's Grammar, 206 (194)], as ἄξ. δέκα μνῶν, common in Attic writings; πᾶν τίμιον οὐκ ἄξιον αὐτῆς (σοφίας) ἐστι, Proverbs 3:15; Proverbs 8:11; οὐκ ἔστι σταθμὸς πᾶς ἄξιος ψυχῆς, Sir. 26:15; οὐκ ἄξια πρὸς τ. δόξαν are of no weight in comparison with the glory, i. e. are not to be put on an equality with the glory, Romans 8:18; cf. Fritzsche at the passage and Winers Grammar, 405 (378); [Buttmann, 340 (292)].
b. befitting, congruous, corresponding, τινός, to a thing: τῆς μετανοίας, Matthew 3:8; Luke 3:8; Acts 26:20; ἄξια ὧν ἐπράξαμεν, Luke 23:41. ἄξιόν ἐστι it is befitting:
α. it is meet, 2 Thessalonians 1:3 (4 Macc. 17:8);
β. it is worth the while, followed by τοῦ with an accusative and an infinitive, 1 Corinthians 16:4; — (in both senses very common in Greek writings from Homer and Herodotus down, and often with ἐστί omitted).
c. of one who has merited anything, worthy — both in a good reference and a bad;
α. in a good sense; with a genitive of the thing: Matthew 10:10; Luke 7:4; [Luke 10:7]; Acts 13:46; 1 Timothy 1:15; 1 Timothy 4:9; 1 Timothy 5:18; 1 Timothy 6:1. followed by the aorist infinitive: Luke 15:19, 21; Acts 13:25; Revelation 4:11; Revelation 5:2, 4, 9, 12; followed by ἵνα: John 1:27 (ἵνα λύσω, a construction somewhat rare; cf. Dem. pro cor., p. 279, 9 ἀξιοῦν, ἵνα βοηθήσῃ [(dubious); see under the word ἵνα, II. 2 at the beginning and c.]); followed by ὅς with a finite verb (like Latin dignus, qui): Luke 7:4 [Buttmann, 229 (198)]. It stands alone, but so that the context makes it plain of what one is said to be worthy: Matthew 10:11 (to lodge with); Matthew 10:13 (namely, τῆς εἰρήνης); Matthew 22:8 (namely, of the favor of an invitation); Revelation 3:4 (namely, to walk with me, clothed in white), with a genitive of the person — worthy of one's fellowship, and of the blessings connected with it: Matthew 10:37; Hebrews 11:38 (τοῦ θεοῦ, Sap. iii. 5; Ignatius ad Eph. 2).
β. in a bad sense; with a genitive of the thing: πληγῶν, Luke 12:48; θανάτου, Luke 23:15; Acts [Acts 23:29]; Acts 25:11 [Acts 25:25]; Acts 26:31; Romans 1:32; absolutely: Revelation 16:6 (namely, to drink blood).
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Proverbs
3:15; 8:11
Matthew
3:8; 10:10; 10:11; 10:13; 10:37; 22:8
Luke
3:8; 7:4; 7:4; 10:7; 12:48; 15:19; 15:21; 23:15; 23:41
John
1:27
Acts
13:25; 13:46; 23:29; 25:11; 25:25; 26:20; 26:31
Romans
1:32; 8:18
1 Corinthians
16:4
2 Thessalonians
1:3
1 Timothy
1:15; 4:9; 5:18; 6:1
Hebrews
11:38
Revelation
3:4; 4:11; 5:2; 5:4; 5:9; 5:12; 16:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G514 matches the Greek ἄξιος (axios),
which occurs 41 times in 39 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 3:8 - “Therefore produce fruit consistent G514 with repentance;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:10 - or a [fn]bag for your journey, or even two [fn]tunics, or sandals, or a staff; for the worker is deserving G514 of his [fn]support.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:11 - “And whatever city or village you enter, inquire who is worthy G514 in it, and stay [fn]at his house until you leave that city.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:13 - “If the house is worthy G514, see that your blessing of peace comes upon it. But if it is not worthy G514, [fn]take back your blessing of peace.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:37 - “The one who loves father or mother more than Me is not worthy G514 of Me; and the one who loves son or daughter more than Me is not worthy G514 of Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:38 - “And the one who does not take his cross and follow after Me is not worthy G514 of Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:8 - “Then he *said to his slaves, ‘The wedding feast is ready, but those who were invited were not worthy G514.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:8 - “Therefore produce fruits that are consistent G514 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 for Abraham.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:4 - When they came to Jesus, they strongly urged Him, saying, “He is worthy G514 for You to grant this to him;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:7 - “Stay in [fn]that house, eating and drinking [fn]what they provide; for the laborer is deserving G514 of his wages. Do not move from house to house.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:48 - but the one who did not know it, and committed acts deserving G514 of [fn]a beating, will receive only a few blows. From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and to whom they entrusted much, of him they will ask all the more.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:19 - I am no longer worthy G514 to be called your son; treat me as one of your hired laborers.”’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:21 - “And the son said to him, ‘Father, I have sinned against heaven and [fn]in your sight; I am no longer worthy G514 to be called your son.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:15 - “No, nor has Herod, for he sent Him back to us; and behold, nothing deserving G514 death has been done by Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:41 - “And we indeed are suffering justly, for we are receiving [fn]what we deserve G514 for our crimes; but this man has done nothing wrong.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:27 - It is He who comes after me, of whom I am not worthy G514 even to untie the strap of His sandal.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:25 - “And while John was completing his course, he kept saying, ‘What do you suppose that I am? I am not He. But behold, one is coming after me, the sandals of whose feet I am not worthy G514 to untie.’
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:46 - Paul and Barnabas spoke out boldly and said, “It was necessary that the word of God be spoken to you first. Since you repudiate it and consider yourselves unworthy G514 of eternal life, behold, we are turning to the Gentiles.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:29 -

and I found that he was being accused regarding questions in their Law, but [fn]was not charged with anything deserving G514 death or [fn]imprisonment.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:11 - “If, therefore, I am in the wrong and have committed something deserving G514 death, I am not trying to avoid execution; but if there is nothing to the accusations which these men are bringing against me, no one can hand me over to them. I appeal to Caesar.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:25 - “But I found that he had committed nothing deserving G514 death; and since he himself appealed to [fn]the Emperor, I decided to send him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:20 - but continually proclaimed to those in Damascus first, and in Jerusalem, and then all the region of Judea, and even to the Gentiles, that they are to repent and turn to God, performing deeds consistent G514 with repentance.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:31 - and when they had gone out, they began talking to one another, saying, “This man is not doing anything deserving G514 death or [fn]imprisonment.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:32 - and although they know the ordinance of God, that those who practice such things are worthy G514 of death, they not only do the same, but also approve of those who practice them.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:18 - For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy G514 to be compared with the glory that is to be revealed to us.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:4 - and if it is appropriate G514 for me to go also, they will go with me.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 1:3 - We ought always to give thanks to God for you, brothers and sisters, as is only fitting G514, because your faith is increasing abundantly, and the love of each and every one of you toward one another grows ever greater.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 1:15 - It is a trustworthy statement, deserving G514 full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, among whom I am foremost.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 4:9 - It is a trustworthy statement deserving G514 full acceptance.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 5:18 - For the Scripture says, “YOU SHALL NOT MUZZLE THE OX WHILE IT IS THRESHING,” and “The laborer is worthy G514 of his wages.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:1 - All who are under the yoke as slaves are to regard their own masters as worthy G514 of all honor so that the name of God and our doctrine will not be [fn]spoken against.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:38 - (people of whom the world was not worthy G514), wandering in deserts, on mountains, and sheltering in caves and holes [fn]in the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:4 - ‘But you have a few [fn]people in Sardis who have not soiled their garments; and they will walk with Me in white, for they are worthy G514.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 4:11 -

“Worthy G514 are You, our Lord and our God, to receive glory and honor and power; for You created all things, and because of Your will they [fn]existed, and were created.”

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:2 - And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a loud voice, “Who is worthy G514 to open the scroll and to break its seals?”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:4 - Then I began to weep greatly because no one was found worthy G514 to open the scroll or to look into it.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:9 - And they *sang a new song, saying,

“Worthy G514 are You to take the scroll and to break its seals; for You were slaughtered, and You purchased people for God with Your blood from every tribe, language, people, and nation.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:12 - saying with a loud voice,

“Worthy G514 is the Lamb that was slaughtered to receive power, wealth, wisdom, might, honor, glory, and blessing.”

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:6 - for they poured out the blood of saints and prophets, and You have given them blood to drink. They [fn]deserve G514 it.”
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