The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 1497 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
eidolonfrom (1491); an image (i.e. for worship)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
i'-do-lon Noun Neuter
  1. an image, likeness
    1. i.e. whatever represents the form of an object, either real or imaginary
    2. used of the shades of the departed, apparitions, spectres, phantoms of the mind, etc.
  2. the image of an heathen god
  3. a false god
NAS Word Usage - Total: 11
idol 4, idols 7
NAS Verse Count
1 Corinthians4
2 Corinthians1
1 Thessalonians1
1 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 Eidolon". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.