Eleemosune

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 1654 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
eleemosunefrom (1656)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Eleemosune2:485,222
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
el-eh-ay-mos-oo'-nay Noun Feminine
Definition
  1. mercy, pity
    1. esp. as exhibited in giving alms, charity
  2. the benefaction itself, a donation to the poor, alms
NAS Word Usage - Total: 11
alms 7, charity 3, giving 1
NAS Verse Count
Matthew1
Luke2
Acts8


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 Eleemosune". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.