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Lexicon :: Strong's G979 - bios

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bios (Key)
Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
A primary word
10x in 2 unique form(s)
11x in 2 unique form(s)
23x in 4 unique form(s)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:832,290

Trench's Synonyms: xxvii. ζωή, βίος.

Strong’s Definitions

βίος bíos, bee'-os; a primary word; life, i.e. (literally) the present state of existence; by implication, the means of livelihood:—good, life, living.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's G979 in the following manner: life (5x), living (5x), good (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's G979 in the following manner: life (5x), living (5x), good (1x).
  1. life

    1. life extensively

      1. the period or course of life

    2. that by which life is sustained, resources, wealth, goods

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
βίος bíos, bee'-os; a primary word; life, i.e. (literally) the present state of existence; by implication, the means of livelihood:—good, life, living.
STRONGS NT 979: βίος
βίος, -ου, , [from Homer down];
a. life extensively, i. e. the period or course of life [see below and Trench, § xxvii.]: Luke 8:14; 1 Timothy 2:2; 2 Timothy 2:4; 1 John 2:16; 1 Peter 4:3 [Rec.].
b. (as often in Greek writings from Hesiod, Works, 230, 575; Herodotus, Xenophon) that by which life is sustained, resources, wealth [A. V. living]: Mark 12:44; Luke 8:43 [WH omits; Tr marginal reading brackets the clause]; Luke 15:12, 30; Luke 21:4; 1 John 3:17 [goods]. (For לֶחֶם in Proverbs 31:14 (Prov. 29:32).)
[Synonyms: βίος, ζωή: ζ. existence (having death as its antithesis); β. the period, means, manner, of existence. Hence the former is more naturally used of animals, the latter of men; cf. zoology, biography. N. T. usage exalts ζωή, and so tends to debase βίος. But see Bp. Lightfoot Ign. ad Romans 7.]
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

8:14; 8:43; 15:12; 15:30; 21:4
1 Timothy
2 Timothy
1 Peter
1 John
2:16; 3:17

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G979 matches the Greek βίος (bios),
which occurs 23 times in 23 verses in the LXX Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:26 - καὶ πᾶς ὃς ἂν μὴ ποιῶν νόμον τοῦ θεοῦ καὶ νόμον τοῦ βασιλέως ἑτοίμως τὸ κρίμα ἔσται γιγνόμενον ἐξ αὐτοῦ ἐάν τε εἰς θάνατον ἐάν τε εἰς παιδείαν ἐάν τε εἰς ζημίαν τοῦ βίου G979 ἐάν τε εἰς δεσμά
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:1 - πότερον οὐχὶ πειρατήριόν ἐστιν βίος G979 ἀνθρώπου ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς καὶ ὥσπερ μισθίου αὐθημερινοῦ ἡ ζωὴ αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:6 - δὲ βίος G979 μού ἐστιν ἐλαφρότερος λαλιᾶς ἀπόλωλεν δὲ ἐν κενῇ ἐλπίδι
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:16 - οὐ γὰρ εἰς τὸν αἰῶνα ζήσομαι ἵνα μακροθυμήσω ἀπόστα ἀπ᾽ ἐμοῦ κενὸς γάρ μου βίος G979
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:9 - χθιζοὶ γάρ ἐσμεν καὶ οὐκ οἴδαμεν σκιὰ γάρ ἐστιν ἡμῶν ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς βίος G979
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:25 - δὲ βίος G979 μού ἐστιν ἐλαφρότερος δρομέως ἀπέδρασαν καὶ οὐκ εἴδοσαν
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:5 - βίος G979 σου ἀνθρώπινός ἐστιν τὰ ἔτη σου ἀνδρός
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:20 - οὐκ ὀλίγος ἐστὶν χρόνος τοῦ βίου G979 μου ἔασόν με ἀναπαύσασθαι μικρὸν
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:12 - ἐν πολλῷ χρόνῳ σοφία ἐν δὲ πολλῷ βίῳ G979 ἐπιστήμη
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:5 - ἐὰν καὶ μία ἡμέρα βίος G979 αὐτοῦ ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς ἀριθμητοὶ δὲ μῆνες αὐτοῦ παρὰ σοί εἰς χρόνον ἔθου καὶ οὐ μὴ ὑπερβῇ
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:6 - ἀπόστα ἀπ᾽ αὐτοῦ ἵνα ἡσυχάσῃ καὶ εὐδοκήσῃ τὸν βίον G979 ὥσπερ μισθωτός
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:14 - ἐὰν γὰρ ἀποθάνῃ ἄνθρωπος ζήσεται συντελέσας ἡμέρας τοῦ βίου G979 αὐτοῦ ὑπομενῶ ἕως ἂν πάλιν γένωμαι
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:20 - πᾶς βίος G979 ἀσεβοῦς ἐν φροντίδι ἔτη δὲ ἀριθμητὰ δεδομένα δυνάστῃ
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:13 - συνετέλεσαν δὲ ἐν ἀγαθοῗς τὸν βίον G979 αὐτῶν ἐν δὲ ἀναπαύσει ᾅδου ἐκοιμήθησαν
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:2 - μῆκος γὰρ βίου G979 καὶ ἔτη ζωῆς καὶ εἰρήνην προσθήσουσίν σοι
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:16 - μῆκος γὰρ βίου G979 καὶ ἔτη ζωῆς ἐν τῇ δεξιᾷ αὐτῆς ἐν δὲ τῇ ἀριστερᾷ αὐτῆς πλοῦτος καὶ δόξα
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:10 - ἄκουε υἱέ καὶ δέξαι ἐμοὺς λόγους καὶ πληθυνθήσεται ἔτη ζωῆς σου ἵνα σοι γένωνται πολλαὶ ὁδοὶ βίου G979
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 5:9 - ἵνα μὴ πρόῃ ἄλλοις ζωήν σου καὶ σὸν βίον G979 ἀνελεήμοσιν
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:17 - τρίβοι ζωῆς ἐκκλίνουσιν ἀπὸ κακῶν μῆκος δὲ βίου G979 ὁδοὶ δικαιοσύνης δεχόμενος παιδείαν ἐν ἀγαθοῗς ἔσται δὲ φυλάσσων ἐλέγχους σοφισθήσεται ὃς φυλάσσει τὰς ἑαυτοῦ ὁδούς τηρεῗ τὴν ἑαυτοῦ ψυχήν ἀγαπῶν δὲ ζωὴν αὐτοῦ φείσεται στόματος αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:3 - (LXX 31:3)μὴ δῷς γυναιξὶ σὸν πλοῦτον καὶ τὸν σὸν νοῦν καὶ βίον G979 εἰς ὑστεροβουλίαν
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:12 - (LXX 31:12)ἐνεργεῗ γὰρ τῷ ἀνδρὶ ἀγαθὰ πάντα τὸν βίον G979
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:14 - (LXX 31:14)ἐγένετο ὡσεὶ ναῦς ἐμπορευομένη μακρόθεν συνάγει δὲ αὕτη τὸν βίον G979
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 8:7 - ὕδωρ πολὺ οὐ δυνήσεται σβέσαι τὴν ἀγάπην καὶ ποταμοὶ οὐ συγκλύσουσιν αὐτήν ἐὰν δῷ ἀνὴρ τὸν πάντα βίον G979 αὐτοῦ ἐν τῇ ἀγάπῃ ἐξουδενώσει ἐξουδενώσουσιν αὐτόν

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