Elpis

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   1680  
Original WordWord Origin
elpißfrom a primary elpo (to anticipate, usually with pleasure)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Elpis2:517,229
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
el-pece'   Noun Feminine
 Definition
  1. expectation of evil, fear
  2. expectation of good, hope
    1. in the Christian sense
      1. joyful and confident expectation of eternal salvation
  3. on hope, in hope, having hope
    1. the author of hope, or he who is its foundation
    2. the thing hoped for
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 54
hope 53, hopes 1
 
NAS Verse Count
Acts8
Romans9
1 Corinthians2
2 Corinthians3
Galatians1
Ephesians3
Philippians1
Colossians3
1 Thessalonians4
2 Thessalonians1
1 Timothy1
Titus3
Hebrews5
1 Peter3
1 John1


Total48
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 Elpis". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.