2756: κενός

Adjective


Dodson dictionary

G2756 κενός, ή, όν

Transliteration: kenós

Part(s) of speech: Adjective

Definition: (a) empty, (b) met: empty (in moral content), vain, ineffective, foolish, worthless, (c) false, unreal, pretentious, hollow.

From: Public Domain Greek-English lexicon by John Jeffrey Dodson (2010)

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G2756 κενός

Transliteration: kenós

Derivation: apparently a primary word;

Definition: empty (literally or figuratively)

From: Strong's Greek Dictionary by James Strong (1890)

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

κενός

G2756 

Occurrences in the NT: 19

κενός, -ή, -όν,
[in LXX chiefly for ריק and cognate forms;]
empty (Ge 37:24, Jg 7:16). Metaph.,
(a) empty, vain: λόγοι, Eph 5:6; ἀπάτη, Col 2:8; κήρυγμα, πίστις, I Co 15:14;
(b) vain, fruitless: ἡ χάρις, I Co 15:10; κόπος, I Co 15:58; ἡ εἴσοδος, I Th 2:1; κενά, Ac 4:25(LXX); εἰς κενόν, in vain, to no purpose (Diod., LXX; cl. διὰ κενῆς), II Co 6:1, Ga 2:2, Phl 2:16, I Th 3:5;
(c) of persons, empty-handed: Mk 12:3, Lk 1:53 20:10, 11; vain, Ja 2:20.†
SYN.: μάταιος, of the aim or effect of an action, κ. of its quality (Lft. on Cl. Rom., I Co., § 7; Tr., Syn., xlix).

From: Abbott-Smith, George, "A Manual Greek-English Lexicon of the Greek New Testament", 1922. Public Domain.

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Occurrences in the Greek New Testament

Text: Nestle's 1904 edition