Ethnos

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   1484  
Original WordWord Origin
eqnoßprobably from (1486)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Ethnos2:364,201
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
eth'-nos   Noun Neuter
 Definition
  1. a multitude (whether of men or of beasts) associated or living together
    1. a company, troop, swarm
  2. a multitude of individuals of the same nature or genus
    1. the human family
  3. a tribe, nation, people group
  4. in the OT, foreign nations not worshipping the true God, pagans, Gentiles
  5. Paul uses the term for Gentile Christians
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 163
Gentiles 93, nation 30, nations 37, pagans 1, people 2
 
NAS Verse Count
Matthew14
Mark5
Luke10
John5
Acts43
Romans23
1 Corinthians4
2 Corinthians1
Galatians9
Ephesians5
Colossians1
1 Thessalonians2
1 Timothy2
2 Timothy1
1 Peter3
Revelation23


Total151
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 Ethnos". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.