The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 3862 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
paravdosißfrom (3860)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
par-ad'-os-is Noun Feminine
  1. giving up, giving over
    1. the act of giving up
    2. the surrender of cities
  2. a giving over which is done by word of mouth or in writing, i.e. tradition by instruction, narrative, precept, etc.
    1. objectively, that which is delivered, the substance of a teaching
    2. of the body of precepts, esp. ritual, which in the opinion of the later Jews were orally delivered by Moses and orally transmitted in unbroken succession to subsequent generations, which precepts, both illustrating and expanding the written law, as they did were to be obeyed with equal reverence
King James Word Usage - Total: 13
tradition 12, ordinance 1
KJV Verse Count
1 Corinthians1
2 Thessalonians2

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 Paradosis". "The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon". .

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