Hilasterion

The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   2435  
Original WordWord Origin
iJlasthvrionfrom a derivative of (2433)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Hilasterion3:318,362
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
hil-as-tay'-ree-on   Noun Neuter
 Definition
  1. relating to an appeasing or expiating, having placating or expiating force, expiatory; a means of appeasing or expiating, a propitiation
    1. used of the cover of the ark of the covenant in the Holy of Holies, which was sprinkled with the blood of the expiatory victim on the annual day of atonement (this rite signifying that the life of the people, the loss of which they had merited by their sins, was offered to God in the blood as the life of the victim, and that God by this ceremony was appeased and their sins expiated); hence the lid of expiation, the propitiatory
    2. an expiatory sacrifice
    3. a expiatory victim
 
 King James Word Usage - Total: 2
propitiation 1, mercyseat 1
 
  KJV Verse Count 
Romans1
Hebrews1


Total2
Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Hilasterion". "The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon". .