The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 5043 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
tevknonfrom the base of (5098)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
tek'-non Noun Neuter
  1. offspring, children
    1. child
    2. a male child, a son
    3. metaph.
      1. the name transferred to that intimate and reciprocal relationship formed between men by the bonds of love, friendship, trust, just as between parents and children
      2. in affectionate address, such as patrons, helpers, teachers and the like employ: my child
      3. in the NT, pupils or disciples are called children of their teachers, because the latter by their instruction nourish the minds of their pupils and mould their characters
      4. children of God: in the OT of "the people of Israel" as especially dear to God, in the NT, in Paul's writings, all who are led by the Spirit of God and thus closely related to God
      5. children of the devil: those who in thought and action are prompted by the devil, and so reflect his character
    4. metaph.
      1. of anything who depends upon it, is possessed by a desire or affection for it, is addicted to it
      2. one who is liable to any fate 1c
    5. thus children of a city: it citizens and inhabitants
      1. the votaries of wisdom, those souls who have, as it were, been nurtured and moulded by wisdom
      2. cursed children, exposed to a curse and doomed to God's wrath or penalty
King James Word Usage - Total: 99
child 77, son 21, daughter 1
KJV Verse Count
1 Corinthians3
2 Corinthians2
1 Thessalonians2
1 Timothy5
2 Timothy2
1 Peter2
2 Peter1
1 John4
2 John3
3 John1

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

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