Kenos

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 2756 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
kenoßapparently a primary word
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Kenos3:659,426
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
ken-os' Adjective
Definition
  1. empty, vain, devoid of truth
    1. of places, vessels, etc. which contain nothing
    2. of men
      1. empty handed
      2. without a gift
    3. metaph. destitute of spiritual wealth, of one who boasts of his faith as a transcendent possession, yet is without the fruits of faith
    4. metaph. of endeavours, labours, acts, which result in nothing, vain, fruitless, without effect
      1. vain of no purpose
NAS Word Usage - Total: 18
empty 2, empty-handed 4, foolish 1, futile things 1, vain 10
NAS Verse Count
Mark1
Luke3
Acts1
1 Corinthians3
2 Corinthians1
Galatians1
Ephesians1
Philippians1
Colossians1
1 Thessalonians2
James1


Total16
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 Kenos". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.