Euaggelion

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   2098  
Original WordWord Origin
euaggelionfrom the same as (2097)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Euaggelion2:721,267
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
yoo-ang-ghel'-ee-on   Noun Neuter
 Definition
  1. a reward for good tidings
  2. good tidings
    1. the glad tidings of the kingdom of God soon to be set up, and subsequently also of Jesus the Messiah, the founder of this kingdom. After the death of Christ, the term comprises also the preaching of (concerning) Jesus Christ as having suffered death on the cross to procure eternal salvation for the men in the kingdom of God, but as restored to life and exalted to the right hand of God in heaven, thence to return in majesty to consummate the kingdom of God
    2. the glad tidings of salvation through Christ
    3. the proclamation of the grace of God manifest and pledged in Christ
    4. the gospel
    5. as the messianic rank of Jesus was proved by his words, his deeds, and his death, the narrative of the sayings, deeds, and death of Jesus Christ came to be called the gospel or glad tidings
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 76
good news 1, gospel 73, gospel's 2
 
NAS Verse Count
Matthew4
Mark8
Acts2
Romans9
1 Corinthians6
2 Corinthians8
Galatians7
Ephesians4
Philippians8
Colossians2
1 Thessalonians6
2 Thessalonians2
1 Timothy1
2 Timothy3
Philemon1
1 Peter1
Revelation1


Total73
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 Euaggelion". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.