5043: τέκνον

Noun, Neuter


Dodson dictionary

G5043 τέκνον, ου, τό

Transliteration: téknon

Part(s) of speech: Noun, Neuter

Definition: a child, descendent, inhabitant.

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

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G5043 τέκνον

Transliteration: téknon

Derivation: from the base of G5088;

Definition: a child (as produced)

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

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

τέκνον

G5043 

Occurrences in the NT: 99

τέκνον, -ου, τό
(< τίκτω), [in LXX chiefly for בֵּן, also for יֶלֶד, etc. ;]
that which is begotten, born (cf. Scottish bairn), a child of either sex: Mk 13:12, Lk 1:7, Ac 7:5; pl., Mt 7:11, Mk 7:27, Lk 1:17, Eph 6:1, al.; τέκνα ἐπαγγελίας, Ro 9:8; τ. τῆς σαρκός, ib.; in a wider sense (as Heb. בָּנִים), of posterity, Mt 2:18, Lk 3:8, al.; specif., of a male child, Mt 21:28, Ac 21:21, a,l.; in voc. as a form of kindly address from an elder to a junior or from a teacher to a disciple, Mt 9:2 21:28, Mk 2:5, Lk 2:48; τ. μου (= cl. τ. μοι; v. Bl., §37, 5), Ga 4:19 (τεκνία, WH, txt.), II Ti 2:1. Metaph.,
(a) of disciples (apart from direct address, v. supr.): Phm 10, I Ti 1:2, Tit 1:4, III Jo 4;
(b) with reference to the Fatherhood of God (v.s. πατήρ, γεννάω), τέκνα τ. θεοῦ (cf. Is 30:1, Wi 16:21): Ro 8:16, Eph 5:1, Phl 2:15; and esp. in Johannine bks. (cf. Westc, Epp. Jo., 94, 120), Jo 1:12, I Jo 3:1 al.;
(c) of those who imitate others and are therefore regarded as the spiritual offspring of their exemplars: Mt 3:9, Lk 3:8, Jo 8:39, Ro 9:7, I Pe 3:6; τ. διαβόλου, I Jo 3:10;
(d) as in Heb. (LXX, Jl 2:23, Ps 149:2, I Mac 1:38), of the inhabitants of a city: Mt 23:37, Lk 13:34 19:44, Ga 4:25;
(e) with an adjectival gen., freq. rendering a Heb. expression, adopted from LXX or formed on the analogy of its language, but sometimes with parallels in Gk. writers (v. Deiss., BS, 161ff.): τέκνα φωτός, Eph 5:8; τ. ὑπακοῆς, I Pe 1:14; κατάρας, II Pe 2:14; ὀργῆς, Eph 2:3.
SYN.: v.s. παῖς.

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