Eidolon

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   1497  
Original WordWord Origin
eidolonfrom (1491); an image (i.e. for worship)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Eidolon2:375,202
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
i'-do-lon   Noun Neuter
 Definition
  1. an image, likeness
    1. i.e. whatever represents the form of an object, either real or imaginary
    2. used of the shades of the departed, apparitions, spectres, phantoms of the mind, etc.
  2. the image of an heathen god
  3. a false god
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 11
idol 4, idols 7
 
NAS Verse Count
Acts2
Romans1
1 Corinthians4
2 Corinthians1
1 Thessalonians1
1 John1
Revelation1


Total11
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 Eidolon". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.