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hope, ἐλπίς, ίδος, ἡ

Strong’s number: G1680

Greek Lexical Dictionary: Strong’s #1680 – ἐλπίς

Greek Word: ἐλπίς, ίδος, ἡ

Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine

Transliteration: elpis

Phonetic Spelling: (el-pece’)

Quick Definition: expectation, hope

Usage: hope, expectation, trust, confidence.

Etymology:

NASB Translation: hope (53), hopes (1).

New Testament usage

Strong’s #1680 – ἐλπίς is in 48 verses

Act 2:26; Act 16:19; Act 23:6; Act 24:15; Act 26:6; Act 26:7; Act 27:20; Act 28:20; Rom 4:18; Rom 5:2; Rom 5:4; Rom 5:5; Rom 8:20; Rom 8:24; Rom 12:12; Rom 15:4; Rom 15:13; 1Co 9:10; 1Co 13:13; 2Co 1:7; 2Co 3:12; 2Co 10:15; Gal 5:5; Eph 1:18; Eph 2:12; Eph 4:4; Php 1:20; Col 1:5; Col 1:23; Col 1:27; 1Th 1:3; 1Th 2:19; 1Th 4:13; 1Th 5:8; 2Th 2:16; 1Ti 1:1; Tit 1:2; Tit 2:13; Tit 3:7; Heb 3:6; Heb 6:11; Heb 6:18; Heb 7:19; Heb 10:23; 1Pe 1:3; 1Pe 1:21; 1Pe 3:15; 1Jn 3:3.

Septagint (LXX) -78 times in 74 verses

Dt 24:15; Jdg 18:7; Jdg 18:9; 2Ch 35:26; Job 2:9; Job 4:6; Job 5:16; Job 6:8; Job 7:6; Job 8:13; Job 11:18; Job 11:20; Job 14:7; Job 17:15; Job 19:10; Job 27:8; Job 30:15; Psa 4:9; Psa 13:6; Psa 15:9; Psa 21:10; Psa 39:5; Psa 59:10; Psa 60:4; Psa 61:8; Psa 64:6; Psa 70:5; Psa 72:28; Psa 77:7; Psa 77:53; Psa 90:9; Psa 93:22; Psa 107:10; Psa 141:6; Psa 145:5; Pro 1:33; Pro 10:28; Pro 11:7; Pro 11:23; Pro 13:12; Pro 14:26; Pro 22:19; Pro 23:18; Pro 24:14; Pro 26:12; Pro 29:20; Ecc 9:4; Isa 24:16; Isa 28:4; Isa 28:5; Isa 28:10; Isa 28:13; Isa 28:15; Isa 28:17; Isa 28:18; Isa 28:19; Isa 30:32; Isa 31:2; Isa 32:9; Isa 32:10; Isa 47:10; Jer 2:37; Jer 17:5; Jer 17:7; Jer 31:13; Lam 3:18; Eze 28:26; Eze 29:16; Eze 34:27; Eze 34:28; Eze 37:11; Hos 2:20; Mic 2:8; Zep 2:15.

Englishman’s Concordance: ἐλπίς (elpis)

Lexicons

Thayer’s G1680: expectation of good, hope in the Christian sense; joyful and confident expectation of eternal salvation; on hope, in hope, having hope; the author of hope, or he who is its foundation the thing hoped for

Strong’s G1680: Fromἔλπω elpō which is a primary word (to anticipate, usually with pleasure); expectation (abstract or concrete) or confidence: – faith, hope.

Mounce G1680: hope, expectation

Related words: G1679 (verb);

Hebrew Equivalent Word: Strong #: 932 ‑ בֹּהַן (bo’‑han);  982 ‑ בָּטַח (baw‑takh’);  2113 ‑ זְוָעָה (zev‑aw‑aw’);  2380 ‑ חָזוּת (khaw‑zooth’);  2617 ‑ חֶסֶד (kheh’‑sed);  3689 ‑ כֶּסֶל (keh’‑sel);  4007 ‑ מֶבָּט (mab‑bawt’, meb‑bawt’);  4268 ‑ מַחֲסֶה (makh‑as‑eh’, makh‑seh’);  5082 ‑ נְדִיבָה (ned‑ee‑baw’);  5315 ‑ נֶפֶשׁ (neh’‑fesh);  5833 ‑ עֶזְרָת (ez‑raw’, ez‑rawth’);  6643 ‑ צְבִי (tseb‑ee’);  6957 ‑ קָו (kav, kawv);  7364 ‑ רָחַץ (raw‑khats’);  7664 ‑ שֵׂבֶר (say’‑ber);  8431 ‑ תּוֹחֶלֶת (to‑kheh’‑leth);  8615 ‑ תִּקְוָה (tik‑vaw’);  

PreceptsAustin: elpis; elpis

Reference Works

What is hope and what good is it?

02 1 Peter 1:1-13 Understanding Our Living Hope

03 1 Peter 1:14-25 Hope makes a difference

06 Romans 5:1-11 The Hope of the Gospel

Psalm 130 Hope in the Lord

09 Jeremiah 23:1-8 Who will help us out of this mess?

13 Jeremiah 32:1-15 Is hope for real?

16 Jeremiah 50:1-20 Will the bad guys get what’s coming to them?

02 Colossians 1:3-12 Life-Changing Hope

19 Matthew 5:6 Hunger & thirst for righteousness

36 Matthew 6:19-24 Treasures in Heaven

40 Matthew 7:7-11 Seek and you will find

How do I know I’m saved?

11 Who do you say that I am? Mark 8:27-38

43 1Corinthians 15:1-19 The importance of Christ’s resurrection

44 1Corinthians 15:20-28 The goal of history

12 2Peter 3:1-7 The Point of it all

14 2Peter 3:10-18 The Second coming and what it means for today

08 Philippians 3:1-11 Count it all loss

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