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King James Bible Dictionary

 

Greek - English Dictionary

G1484 - Nation

Strong's No.:G1484

Greek:ἔθνος

Transliteration:ethnos

Phonetic:eth'-nos

Word Origin:Probably from G1486

Bible Usage:Gentile heathen nation people.

Part of Speech:Noun Neuter

Strongs
Definition:

a race (as of the same habit) that is a tribe; specifically a foreign (non-Jewish) one (usually by implication pagan)


Thayers
Definition:

1. a multitude (whether of men or of beasts) associated or living together

a. a company, troop, swarm

2. a multitude of individuals of the same nature or genus

a. the human family

3. a tribe, nation, people group

4. in the OT, foreign nations not worshipping the true God, pagans, Gentiles

5. Paul uses the term for Gentile Christians


Bible References:
Nation

Translation
Occurrences:
Gentiles ( 92 )
heathen ( 5 )
nation ( 27 )
nations ( 36 )
people ( 2 )

 

Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.