The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 3023 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
leona root word
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
leh-ohn' Noun Masculine
  1. a lion
  2. a brave and mighty hero
Both Christ and Satan are referred to as a lion, indicatinggreat strength, Satan as a "roaring lion" (1 Pe. 5:
  • andChrist as "the Lion of the tribe of Judah" (Re. 5:
  • NAS Word Usage - Total: 9
    lion 5, lion's 1, lions 3
    NAS Verse Count
    2 Timothy1
    1 Peter1

    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 Leon". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.