G2316 – theos – θεός God, a god/goddess

Strong’s ID:
G2316
Greek Word:
θεός
Transliteration:
theos
Pronunciation:
theh’-os
Part of Speech:
noun masculine
Usage Count:
1,343
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Find “theos” in the Bible (New Testament)

Equip God’s People Greek Lexicon

1) God (i.e., a generic name for The One True God: YHWH/Yahweh/Jehovah)
2) a god/goddess

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Strong’s Greek Lexicon

of uncertain affinity; a deity, especially (with G3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very:—X exceeding, God, god[-ly, -ward].

Owing to changes in the enumeration while in progress, there were no words left for numbers 2717 and 3203–3302, which were therefore silently dropped out of the vocabulary and references as redundant.

Thayer’s Greek Definitions

1) a god or goddess, a general name of deities or divinities
2) the Godhead, trinity
2a) God the Father, the first person in the trinity
2b) Christ, the second person of the trinity
2c) Holy Spirit, the third person in the trinity
3) spoken of the only and true God
3a) refers to the things of God
3b) his counsels, interests, things due to him
4) whatever can in any respect be likened unto God, or resemble him in any way
4a) God’s representative or viceregent
4a1) of magistrates and judges

Thayer’s Definitions are as edited by the Online Bible of Winterbourne, Ontario. They removed the etymology, cross-references, and Greek phrases and changed some of Thayer’s Unitarian doctrinal positions concerning the work and person of Christ.