39: ἅγιον


Strong's Greek Dictionary

G39 ἅγιον

Transliteration: hágion

Derivation: neuter of G40;

Definition: a sacred thing (i.e. spot)

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

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

ἅγιος

G40  G39 

Occurrences in the NT: 233

ἅγιος, -α, ον
(< τό ἅγός, religious awe; ἅζω, to venerate), [in LXX chiefly for קֹ֫דֶשׁ;]
primarily, dedicated to the gods, sacred (Hdt.; rare in Att., never in Hom., Hes. and Trag., who use ἁγνός), hence, holy, characteristic of God, separated to God, worthy of veneration.
1. Its highest application is to God himself, in his purity, majesty, and glory: Lk 1:49, Jo 17:11, Re 4:8. Hence
(a) of things and places which have a claim to reverence as sacred to God, e.g. the Temple: Mt 24:15, He 9:1;
(b) of persons employed by him, as angels: I Th 3:13; prophets, Lk 1:70; apostles, Eph 3:5.
2. Applied to persons as separated to God's service:
(a) of Christ, Mk 1:24, Jo 6:69, Ac 4:30;
(b) of Christians, Ac 9:13, Ro 1:7, He 6:10, Re 5:8.
3. In the moral sense of sharing God's purity: Mk 6:20, Jo 17:11, Ac 3:14, Re 3:7.
4. Of pure, clean sacrifices and offerings: I Co 7:14, Eph 1:4.
SYN.: ἁγνός, pure, both in ceremonial and spiritual sense; ἱερός (sacer), sacred, that which is inviolable because of its (external) relation to God; ὅσιος (sanctus as opp. to nefas), that which is based on everlasting ordinances of right. (Cf. Tr., Syn., §lxxxviii; DB, ii, 399 f.; Cremer, 34, 594-601; MM, VGT, s.v.)

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