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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

111 terms and definitions for "G"

  • Gain

    A — 1: ἐργασία (Strong's #2039 — Noun Feminine — ergasia — er-gas-ee'-ah ) signifies (a) "work, working, performance" (from ergon, ...

  • Gainsay, Gainsayer, Gainsaying

    A — 1: ἀντιλέγω (Strong's #483 — Verb — antilego — an-til'-eg-o ) "to contradict, oppose," lit., "say against," is translated ...

  • Gall

    1: χολή (Strong's #5521 — Noun Feminine — chole — khol-ay' ) a word probably connected with chloe, "yellow," denotes "gall," (a) literal, Matthew 27:34...

  • Games

    * For GAMES see CONTEND ...

  • Gangrene

    1: γάγγραινα (Strong's #1044 — Noun Feminine — gangraina — gang'-grahee-nah ) "an eating sore," spreading corruption and produc...

  • Garden

    1: κῆπος (Strong's #2779 — Noun Masculine — kepos — kay'-pos ) "a garden," occurs in Luke 13:19 , in one of the Lord's parables; in John 18:1,26 ...

  • Gardener

    1: κηπουρός (Strong's #2780 — Noun Masculine — kepouros — kay-poo-ros' ) lit., "a garden-keeper" (from kepos, see above, and ouros, ...

  • Garland

    1: στέμμα (Strong's #4725 — Noun Neuter — stemma — stem'-mah ) denotes "a wreath" (from stepho, "to put around, enwreath"), as used in sacrifi...

  • Garment

    * Note: For himation, the usual word for "garment," see CLOTHING , where see also esthesis (translated "garments" in the AV of Luke 24:4 , RV , "apparel"), enduma, chiton, and stole (RV, "robe" in M...

  • Garner

    1: ἀποθήκη (Strong's #596 — Noun Feminine — apotheke — ap-oth-ay'-kay ) "a storehouse, granary" (from apo, "away," and tithemi, "to put"...

  • Garnish

    1: κοσμέω (Strong's #2885 — Verb — kosmeo — kos-meh'-o ) is translated by the verb "to garnish" in Matthew 12:44; 23:29; Luke 11:25; and in ...

  • Garrison

    * For GARRISON see GUARD , B, No. 3 ...

  • Gate

    1: πύλη (Strong's #4439 — Noun Feminine — pule — poo'-lay ) is used (a) literally, for a larger sort of "gate," in the wall either of a city or palace o...

  • Gather, Gathering

    A — 1: συνάγω (Strong's #4863 — Verb — sunago — soon-ag'-o ) "to gather or bring together," is said of (a) persons, e.g., Matthew 2:4; (...

  • Gay

    * For GAY see GOODLY , A, Note. ...

  • Gaze

    * For GAZE see BEHOLD , No. 3. ...

  • Gazingstock

    1: θεατρίζω (Strong's #2301 — Verb — theatrizo — theh-at-rid'-zo ) signifies "to make a spectacle" (from theatron, "a theater, spect...

  • Gear

    1: σκεῦος (Strong's #4632 — Noun Neuter — skeuos — skyoo'-os ) "an implement, vessel, utensil," is used of the tackling or "gear" of a ship, ...

  • Gender

    * For GENDER see BEGET , No. 1 ...

  • Genealogy

    A — 1: γενεαλογία (Strong's #1076 — Noun Feminine — genealogia — ghen-eh-al-og-ee'-ah ) is used in 1 Timothy 1:4; T...

  • General

    * For GENERAL (Assembly) see ASSEMBLY , No. 2 ...

  • Generation

    1: γενεά (Strong's #1074 — Noun Feminine — genea — ghen-eh-ah' ) see AGE , No. 2. 2: γένεσις (Stron...

  • Gentiles

    A — 1: ἔθνος (Strong's #1484 — Noun Neuter — ethnos — eth'-nos ) whence Eng., "heathen," denotes, firstly, "a multitude or company;" then, "a ...

  • Gentle, Gentleness, Gently

    A — 1: ἐπιεικής (Strong's #1933 — Adjective — epieikes — ep-ee-i-kace' ) from epi, "unto," and eikos, "likely," denotes "seeml...

  • Get, Got, Gotten

    * (a) In the sense of acquiring: 1: εὑρίσκω (Strong's #2147 — Verb — heurisko — hyoo-ris'-ko ) "to find," is translated...

  • Ghost

    * For GHOST see SPIRIT ...

  • Ghost

    1: ἐκπνέω (Strong's #1606 — Verb — ekpneo — ek-pneh'-o ) lit., "to breathe out" (ek, "out," pneo, "to breathe"), "to expire," is used in the ...

  • Gift, Giving

    1: δῶρον (Strong's #1435 — Noun Neuter — doron — do'-ron ) akin to didomi, "to give," is used (a) of "gifts" presented as an expression of honor, ...

  • Gird, Girded, Girt

    1: ζώννυμι (Strong's #2224 — Verb — zonnumi — dzone'-noo-mi ) or zonnuo, "to gird" in the Middle Voice, "to gird oneself," is used of the...

  • Girdle

    1: ζώνη (Strong's #2223 — Noun Feminine — zone — dzo'-nay ) Eng., "zone," denotes "a belt or girdle," Matthew 3:4; Mark 1:6; Acts 21:11; Revelation ...

  • Give

    1: δίδωμι (Strong's #1325 — Verb — didomi — did'-o-mee ) "to give," is used with various meanings according to the context; it is said, e.g., ...

  • Giver

    1: δότης (Strong's #1395 — Noun Masculine — dotes — dot'-ace ) akin to didomi, "to give," is used in 2 Corinthians 9:7 of him who gives cheerfully...

  • Glad, Gladly

    A — 1: χαίρω (Strong's #5463 — Verb — chairo — khah'ee-ro ) is the usual word for "rejoicing, being glad;" it is rendered by the verb "to be g...

  • Gladness

    1: χαρά (Strong's #5479 — Noun Feminine — chara — khar-ah' ) "joy, delight" (akin to A, No. 1 above), is rendered "gladness" in the AV of Mark 4:16; A...

  • Glass, Glassy

    A — 1: ὕαλος (Strong's #5194 — Noun Masculine — hualos — hoo'-al-os ) primarily denoted anything transparent, e.g., a transparent stone or gem...

  • Glistering

    * For GLISTERING see DAZZLING and SHINE, No. 4 ...

  • Glorify

    1: δοξάζω (Strong's #1392 — Verb — doxazo — dox-ad'-zo ) primarily denotes "to suppose" (from doxa, "an opinion"); in the NT (a) "to magnify, ...

  • Glory, Glorious

    A — 1: δόξα (Strong's #1391 — Noun Feminine — doxa — dox'-ah ) "glory" (from dokeo, "to seem"), primarily signifies an opinion, estimate, and hence...

  • Glory, Glorying

    A — 1: καυχάομαι (Strong's #2744 — Verb — kauchaomai — kow-khah'-om-ahee ) "to boast or glory," is always translated in th...

  • Glutton

    1: γαστήρ (Strong's #1064 — Noun Feminine — gaster — gas-tare' ) denotes "a belly;" it is used in Titus 1:12 , with the adjective argos, "idl...

  • Gluttonous

    1: φάγος (Strong's #5314 — Noun Masculine — phagos — fag'-os ) akin to phago, "to eat," a form used for the aorist or past tense of esthio, denotes...

  • Gnash, Gnashing

    A — 1: βρύχω (Strong's #1031 — Verb — brucho — broo'-kho ) primarily, "to bit or eat greedily" (akin to bruko, "to chew"), denotes "to grind o...

  • Gnat

    1: κώνωψ (Strong's #2971 — Noun Masculine — konops — ko'-nopes ) denotes "the winegnat or midge," which breeds in fermenting or evaporating wine, ...

  • Gnaw

    1: μασάομαι (Strong's #3145 — Verb — masaomai | massaomai — mas-sah'-om-ahee ) denotes "to bite or chew," Revelation 16:10 . In the...

  • Go, Go Onward, Etc.

    1: πορεύομαι (Strong's #4198 — Verb — poreuomai — por-yoo'-om-ahee ) "to go on one's way, to proceed from one place to another"...

  • Goad

    1: κέντρον (Strong's #2759 — Noun Neuter — kentron — ken'-tron ) from kenteo, "to prick," denotes (a) "a sting," Revelation 9:10; metaph...

  • Goal

    1: σκοπός (Strong's #4649 — Noun Masculine — skopos — skop-os' ) primarily, "a watcher" (from skopeo, "to look at;" Eng., "scope"), denotes "a...

  • Goat

    1: ἔριφος (Strong's #2056 — Noun Masculine — eriphos — er'-if-os ) denotes "a kid or goat," Matthew 25:32 (RV, marg., "kids"); Luke 15:29 ,...

  • Goatskin

    * Note: The adjective aigeios signifies "belonging to a goat" (from aix, "a goat"); it is used with derma, "a skin," in Hebrews 11:37 . ...

  • God

    1: θεός (Strong's #2316 — — theos — theh'-os ) (I) in the polytheism of the Greeks, denoted "a god or deity," e.g., Acts 14:11; 19:26; 28:6; 1 Corint...

  • God

    1: ἄθεος (Strong's #112 — Adjective — atheos — ath'-eh-os ) cp. Eng., "atheist," primarily signifies "godless" (a, negative), i.e., destitute of Go...

  • God-Speed

    * For GOD-SPEED see GREETING ...

  • Goddess

    1: θεά (Strong's #2299 — Noun Feminine — thea — theh-ah' ) is found in Acts 19:27 (in some mss. in vv. 35,37). ...

  • Godhead

    * For GODHEAD see DIVINE DIVINITY ...

  • Godliness, Godly

    A — 1: εὐσέβεια (Strong's #2150 — Noun Feminine — eusebeia — yoo-seb'-i-ah ) from eu, "well," and sebomai, "to be devout," den...

  • Godward

    * Note: This translates the phase pros ton theon, lit., "toward God," in 2 Corinthians 3:4; 1 Thessalonians 1:8 . ...

  • Gold Ring

    1: χρυσοδακτύλιος (Strong's #5554 — Adjective — chrusodaktulios — khroo-sod-ak-too'-lee-os ) an adject...

  • Gold, Golden

    A — 1: χρυσός (Strong's #5557 — Noun Masculine — chrusos — khroo-sos' ) is used (a) of "coin," Matthew 10:9; James 5:3; (b) of "ornamen...

  • Good, Goodly, Goodness

    A — 1: ἀγαθός (Strong's #18 — Adjective — agathos — ag-ath-os' ) describes that which, being "good" in its character or constitution, is...

  • Goodman

    1: οἰκοδεσπότης (Strong's #3617 — Noun Masculine — oikodespotes — oy-kod-es-pot'-ace ) denotes "the master of a...

  • Goods

    * For the neuter plural of agathos, used as a noun, "goods," see Luke 12:18,19 , where alone this word is so rendered. 1: ὕπαρξις (Strong's #5223 —...

  • Gorgeous, Gorgeously

    1: λαμπρός (Strong's #2986 — Adjective — lampros — lam-pros' ) "bright, splendid," is rendered "gorgeous" in Luke 23:11 , of the apparel...

  • Gospel

    A — 1: εὐαγγέλιον (Strong's #2098 — Noun Neuter — euangelion — yoo-ang-ghel'-ee-on ) originally denoted a reward for...

  • Got and Gotten

    * For GOT and GOTTEN see GET ...

  • Government

    1: κυβέρνησις (Strong's #2941 — Noun Feminine — kubernesis — koo-ber'-nay-sis ) from kubernao, "to guide" (whence Eng., "g...

  • Governor

    A — 1: ἡγεμών (Strong's #2232 — Noun Masculine — hegemon — hayg-em-ohn' ) is a term used (a) for "rulers" generally, Mark 13:9; 1 Pete...

  • Grace

    1: χάρις (Strong's #5485 — Noun Feminine — charis — khar'-ece ) has various uses, (a) objective, that which bestows or occasions pleasure, delight,...

  • Gracious

    1: χρηστός (Strong's #5543 — Adjective — chrestos — khrase-tos' ) is rendered "gracious" in 1 Peter 2:3 , as an attribute of the Lord. S...

  • Graff, Graft

    1: ἐγκεντρίζω (Strong's #1461 — Verb — enkentrizo — eng-ken-trid'-zo ) denotes "to graft" in (en, in, kentrizo, to graft)...

  • Grain

    1: κόκκος (Strong's #2848 — Noun Masculine — kokkos — kok'-kos ) denotes "a grain," Matthew 13:31; 17:20; Mark 4:31; Luke 13:19; 17:6; Joh...

  • Grandchildren

    1: ἔκγονος (Strong's #1549 — Adjective — ekgonos — ek'-gon-on ) an adjective, denoting "born of" (ek, "from," ginomai, "to become or be b...

  • Grandmother

    1: μάμμη (Strong's #3125 — Noun Feminine — mamme — mam'-may ) an onomatopoeic word, was primarily a child's name for its mother; later it denoted a...

  • Grant

    1: δίδωμι (Strong's #1325 — Verb — didomi — did'-o-mee ) "to give," is rendered "grant" in Mark 10:37; Luke 1:74; Acts 4:29; 11:18; 14:3 . ...

  • Grape

    1: σταφυλή (Strong's #4718 — Noun Feminine — staphule — staf-oo-lay' ) denotes "a bunch of grapes, or a grape," Matthew 7:16; Luke 6:44...

  • Grass

    1: χόρτος (Strong's #5528 — Noun Masculine — chortos — khor'-tos ) primarily denoted "a feeding enclosure" (whence Latin hortus, "a garden;" E...

  • Gratulation

    1: μακαρισμός (Strong's #3108 — Noun Masculine — makarismos — mak-ar-is-mos' ) denotes "a declaration of blessedness, a fe...

  • Grave

    1: σεμνός (Strong's #4586 — Adjective — semnos — sem-nos' ) first denoted "reverend, august, venerable" (akin to sebomai, "to reverence"); the...

  • Grave

    1: μνημεῖον (Strong's #3419 — Noun Neuter — mnemeion — mnay-mi'-on ) primarily denotes "a memorial" (akin to mnaomai, "to remember")...

  • Grave-Clothes

    1: κειρία (Strong's #2750 — Noun Feminine — keiria — ki-ree'-ah ) denotes, firstly, "a band" either for a bed girth, or bed sheets themselves ...

  • Graven

    1: χάραγμα (Strong's #5480 — Noun Neuter — charagma — khar'-ag-mah ) from charasso, "to engrave" (akin to charakter, "an impress," RV, ma...

  • Gravity

    1: σεμνότης (Strong's #4587 — Noun Feminine — semnotes — sem-not'-ace ) denotes "venerableness, dignity;" it is a necessary characte...

  • Great

    1: μέγας (Strong's #3173 — Adjective — megas — meg'-as ) is used (a) of external from, size, measure, e.g., of a stone, Matthew 27:60; fish, John...

  • Greater

    1: μείζων (Strong's #3187 — Adjective — meizon — mide'-zone ) is the comparative degree of megas (see GREAT , No. 1), e.g., Matthew 11:11; in...

  • Greatest

    1: μέγας (Strong's #3173 — Adjective — megas — meg'-as ) for which see GREAT , No. 1, is translated "the greatest," in Acts 8:10; Hebrews 8:11 . ...

  • Greatly

    1: λίαν (Strong's #3029 — Adverb — lian — lee'-an ) "very, exceedingly," is rendered "greatly" in Matthew 27:14 , of wonder; 2 Timothy 4:15 , of oppos...

  • Greatness

    1: μέγεθος (Strong's #3174 — Noun Neuter — megethos — meg'-eth-os ) akin to megas (see GREAT , No. 1), is said of the power of God, in E...

  • Greedily

    * For GREEDILY see RUN , No. 9 ...

  • Greediness

    * For GREEDINESS see COVETOUSNESS , B, No. 3 ...

  • Greedy

    * For GREEDY see LUCRE ...

  • Green

    1: χλωρός (Strong's #5515 — Adjective — chloros — khlo-ros' ) akin to chloe, "tender foliage" (cp. the name "Chloe," 1 Corinthians 1:11 , and...

  • Greet, Greeting

    A — 1: ἀσπάζομαι (Strong's #782 — Verb — aspazomai — as-pad'-zom-ahee ) signifies "to greet, welcome," or "salute." In th...

  • Grief, Grieve

    A — 1: λύπη (Strong's #3077 — Noun Feminine — lupe — loo'-pay ) signifies "pain," of body or mind; it is used in the plural in 1 Peter 2:19 only, ...

  • Grievous, Grievously

    A — 1: βαρύς (Strong's #926 — Adjective — barus — bar-ooce' ) denotes "heavy, burdensome;" it is always used metaphorically in the NT, and is ...

  • Grind

    1: ἀλήθω (Strong's #229 — Verb — aletho — al-ay'-tho ) signifies "to grind at the mill," Matthew 24:41; Luke 17:35 . The Sept. has both the earl...

  • Groan, Groaning

    A — 1: ἐμβριμάομαι (Strong's #1690 — Verb — embrimaomai — em-brim-ah'-om-ahee ) from en, "in," and brime, "stre...

  • Gross

    1: παχύνω (Strong's #3975 — Verb — pachuno — pakh-oo'-no ) from pachus, "thick," signifies "to thicken, fatten;" in the Passive Voice, "to gro...

  • Ground, Grounded

    A — 1: γῆ (Strong's #1093 — Noun Feminine — ge — ghay ) "the eath, land," etc., often denotes "the ground," e.g., Matthew 10:29; Mark 8:6 . See EARTH. A...

  • Grow

    1: αὐξάνω (Strong's #837 — Verb — auxano — owx-an'-o ) "to grow or increase," of the grow of that which lives, naturally or spiritually, is u...

  • Grudge

    ...

  • Grudgingly

    * Note: In 2 Corinthians 9:7 , the phase ek lupes, lit., "out of sorrow" (ek, "out of," or "from," lupe, "sorrow, grief"), is translated "grudgingly" (RV marg., "of sorrow"); the "grudging" regret is...

  • Guard

    A — 1: κουστωδία (Strong's #2892 — Noun Feminine — koustodia — koos-to-dee'-ah ) "a guard," (Latin, custodia; Eng., "custo...

  • Guardian

    1: ἐπίτροπος (Strong's #2012 — Noun Masculine — epitropos — ep-it'-rop-os ) lit., "one to whose care something is committed" (...

  • Guest

    1: ἀνάκειμαι (Strong's #345 — Verb — anakeimai — an-ak-i'-mahee ) "to recline at table," frequently rendered "to sit at meat,"...

  • Guest-Chamber

    1: κατάλυμα (Strong's #2646 — Noun Neuter — kataluma — kat-al'-oo-mah ) akin to kataluo (see Note above), signifies (a) "an inn, lod...

  • Guide

    A — 1: ὁδηγός (Strong's #3595 — Noun Masculine — hodegos — hod-ayg-os' ) "a leader on the way" (hodos, "a way," hegeomai, "to lead"), "a...

  • Guile

    1: δόλος (Strong's #1388 — Noun Masculine — dolos — dol'-os ) "a bait, snare, deceit," is rendered "guile" in John 1:47 , negatively of Nathanael;...

  • Guileless

    1: ἄδολος (Strong's #97 — Adjective — adolos — ad'-ol-os ) "without guile" (a, negative, and dolos, see GUILE), "pure, unadulterated," is used...

  • Guiltless

    1: ἀναίτιος (Strong's #338 — Adjective — anaitios — an-ah'ee-tee-os ) "innocent, guiltless" (a, negative, n, euphonic, aitia, "a ch...

  • Guilty

    1: ἔνοχος (Strong's #1777 — Adjective — enochos — en'-okh-os ) lit., "held in, bound by, liable to a charge or action at law:" see DANGER. ...

  • Gulf

    1: χάσμα (Strong's #5490 — Noun Neuter — chasma — khas'-mah ) akin to chasko, "to yawn" (Eng., "chasm"), is found in Luke 16:26 . In the Sept., 2...

  • Gush Out

    1: ἐκχέω (Strong's #1632 — Verb — ekchuno | ekchunno — ek-kheh'-o, ek-khoo'-no ) a Hellenistic form of ekcheo, "to pour forth," is transla...