Eleos

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 1656 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
eleoßof uncertain affinity
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Eleos2:477,222
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
el'-eh-os Noun Neuter
Definition
  1. mercy: kindness or good will towards the miserable and the afflicted, joined with a desire to help them
    1. of men towards men: to exercise the virtue of mercy, show one's self merciful
    2. of God towards men: in general providence; the mercy and clemency of God in providing and offering to men salvation by Christ
    3. the mercy of Christ, whereby at his return to judgment he will bless true Christians with eternal life
NAS Word Usage - Total: 27
compassion 2, mercy 25
NAS Verse Count
Matthew3
Luke6
Romans3
Galatians1
Ephesians1
1 Timothy1
2 Timothy3
Titus1
Hebrews1
James2
1 Peter1
2 John1
Jude2


Total26
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 Eleos". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.