1140. daimonion
Strong's Concordance
daimonion: an evil spirit, a demon
Original Word: δαιμόνιον, ου, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: daimonion
Phonetic Spelling: (dahee-mon'-ee-on)
Short Definition: an evil-spirit, demon
Definition: an evil-spirit, demon; a heathen deity.
HELPS Word-studies

Cognate: 1140 daimónion (a neuter, diminutive noun) – a demon, i.e. fallen angel. 1140 (daimónion) always refers to demons in the NT – the only exception being Ac 17:18 (which refers to heathen gods). See 1139 (diamonizomai).

[1140 /daimónion ("demon"), the diminutive form of 1142 /daímōn ("demon"), conveys how utterly powerless demons (fallen angels) are against Christ (His plan).

1140 (daimonion) is used frequently (over sixty times ) as compared to the rare 1142 (daímōn).]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from daimón
Definition
an evil spirit, a demon
NASB Translation
deities (1), demon (19), demons (43).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1140: δαιμόνιον

δαιμόνιον, δαιμονίου, τό (neuter of adjective δαιμόνιος, δαιμόνια, δαιμόνιον, divine, from δαίμων; equivalent to τό θεῖον);

1. the divine Power, deity, divinity; so sometimes in secular authors as Josephus, b. j. 1, 2, 8; Aelian v. h. 12, 57; in plural καινά δαιμόνια, Xenophon, mem. 1, 1, 1f, and once in the N. T. ξενα δαιμόνια, Acts 17:18.

2. a spirit, a being inferior to God, superior to men (πᾶν τό δαιμόνιον μεταξύ ἐστι Θεοῦ τέ καί θνητοῦ, Plato, symp. 23, p. 202 e. (where see Stallbaum)), in both a good sense and a bad; thus Jesus, after his resurrection, said to his disciples οὐκ εἰμί δαιμόνιον ἀσωματον, as Ignatius (ad Smyrn. 3, 2 [ET]) records it; πνεῦμα δαιμονίου ἀκαθάρτου (genitive of apposition), Luke 4:33; (πονηρόν, Tobit 3:8, 17; δαιμόνιον πνεῦμα πονηρόν, ibid. ). But elsewhere in the Scriptures used, without an adjunct, of evil spirits or the messengers and ministers of the devil (Winer's Grammar, 23 (22)): Luke 4:35; Luke 9:1, 42; Luke 10:17; John 10:21; James 2:19; (Psalm 90:6 (); Isaiah 13:21; Isaiah 34:14; Tobit 6:18 Tobit 8:3; Baruch 4:35); πνεύματα δαιμονίων (Rec. δαιμον´ων) i. e. of that rank of spirits that are demons (genitive of apposition), Revelation 16:14; ἄρχων τῶν δαιμονίων, the prince of the demons, or the devil: Matthew 9:34; Matthew 12:24; Mark 3:22; Luke 11:15; they are said ἐισέρχεσθαι εἰς τινα, to enter into (the body of) one to vex him with diseases (see δαιμονίζομαι): Luke 8:30, 32f; ἐκβληθῆναι and ἐξέρχεσθαι ἐκ τίνος or ἀπό τίνος, when they are forced to come out of one to restore him to health: Matthew 9:33; Matthew 17:18; Mark 7:29, 30; Luke 4:35, 41; Luke 8:2, 33, 35. ἐκβάλλειν δαιμόνια, is used of those who compel demons to come out: Matthew 7:22; Matthew 12:21; Mark 1:34, 39; Luke 9:49, etc. ἔχειν δαιμόνιον, to have a demon, be possessed by a demon, is said of those who either suffer from some exceptionally severe disease, Luke 4:33; Luke 8:27 (ἔχων δαιμόνια); or act and speak as though they were mad, Matthew 11:18; Luke 7:33; John 7:20; John 8:48f, 52; John 10:20. According to a Jewish opinion which passed over to the Christians, the demons are the gods of the Gentiles and the authors of idolatry; hence, δαιμόνια stands for אֱלִילִים Psalm 95:5 (), and שֵׁדִים Deuteronomy 32:17; Psalm 105:37 (), cf. Baruch 4:7: προσκυνεῖν τά δαιμόνια καί τά εἴδωλα, Revelation 9:20. The apostle Paul, though teaching that the gods of the Gentiles are a fiction (1 Corinthians 8:4; 1 Corinthians 10:19), thinks that the conception of them has been put into the minds of men by demons, who appropriate to their own use and honor the sacrifices offered to idols. Hence, what the Gentiles θυουσι, he says δαιμονίοις θύουσιν καί οὐ Θεῷ, 1 Corinthians 10:20 (from the Sept. of Deuteronomy 32:17, cf. Baruch 4:7), and those who frequent the sacrificial feasts of the Gentiles come into fellowship with demons, 1 Corinthians 10:20f; (cf. Baudissin, Stud. zur scmit. Religionsgesch. vol. i. (St. ii. 4), p. 110ff). Pernicious errors are disseminated by demons even among Christians, seducing them from the truth, 1 Timothy 4:1. Josephus, also makes mention of δαιμόνια taking possession of men, Antiquities 6, 11, 2f; 6, 8, 2; 8, 2, 5; but he sees in them, not as the N. T. writers do, bad angels, but the spirits of wicked men deceased, b. j. 7, 6, 3.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
a demon

Neuter of a derivative of daimon; a d?Monic being; by extension a deity -- devil, god.

see GREEK daimon

Forms and Transliterations
δαιμον΄ δαιμονια δαιμόνια δαιμονιοις δαιμονίοις Δαιμονιον Δαιμόνιον δαιμονιου δαιμονίου δαιμονιων δαιμονίων daimonia daimónia daimoniois daimoníois Daimonion daimoniōn daimoníon daimoníōn Daimónion daimoniou daimoníou
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63 Occurrences


δαιμόνια — 32 Occ.
δαιμονίων — 11 Occ.
δαιμονίοις — 1 Occ.
Δαιμόνιον — 15 Occ.
δαιμονίου — 4 Occ.

Matthew 7:22 N-ANP
GRK: σῷ ὀνόματι δαιμόνια ἐξεβάλομεν καὶ
NAS: cast out demons, and in Your name
KJV: name have cast out devils? and in thy
INT: your name demons cast out and

Matthew 9:33 N-GNS
GRK: ἐκβληθέντος τοῦ δαιμονίου ἐλάλησεν ὁ
NAS: After the demon was cast
KJV: And when the devil was cast out,
INT: having been cast out the demon spoke the

Matthew 9:34 N-GNP
GRK: ἄρχοντι τῶν δαιμονίων ἐκβάλλει τὰ
NAS: He casts out the demons by the ruler
KJV: He casteth out devils through
INT: prince of the demons he casts out the

Matthew 9:34 N-ANP
GRK: ἐκβάλλει τὰ δαιμόνια
NAS: by the ruler of the demons.
KJV: through the prince of the devils.
INT: he casts out the demons

Matthew 10:8 N-ANP
GRK: λεπροὺς καθαρίζετε δαιμόνια ἐκβάλλετε δωρεὰν
NAS: cast out demons. Freely
KJV: cast out devils: freely
INT: lepers cleanse demons cast out freely

Matthew 11:18 N-ANS
GRK: καὶ λέγουσιν Δαιμόνιον ἔχει
NAS: and they say, He has a demon!'
KJV: they say, He hath a devil.
INT: and they say A demon he has

Matthew 12:24 N-ANP
GRK: ἐκβάλλει τὰ δαιμόνια εἰ μὴ
NAS: casts out demons only
KJV: not cast out devils, but by
INT: casts out the demons if not

Matthew 12:24 N-GNP
GRK: ἄρχοντι τῶν δαιμονίων
NAS: by Beelzebul the ruler of the demons.
KJV: Beelzebub the prince of the devils.
INT: prince of the demons

Matthew 12:27 N-ANP
GRK: ἐκβάλλω τὰ δαιμόνια οἱ υἱοὶ
NAS: cast out demons, by whom
KJV: Beelzebub cast out devils, by whom
INT: cast out the demons the sons

Matthew 12:28 N-ANP
GRK: ἐκβάλλω τὰ δαιμόνια ἄρα ἔφθασεν
NAS: I cast out demons by the Spirit
KJV: I cast out devils by the Spirit
INT: cast out the demons then has come

Matthew 17:18 N-NNS
GRK: αὐτοῦ τὸ δαιμόνιον καὶ ἐθεραπεύθη
NAS: rebuked him, and the demon came
KJV: Jesus rebuked the devil; and he
INT: him the demon and was healed

Mark 1:34 N-ANP
GRK: νόσοις καὶ δαιμόνια πολλὰ ἐξέβαλεν
NAS: out many demons; and He was not permitting
KJV: cast out many devils; and suffered
INT: diseases and demons many he cast out

Mark 1:34 N-ANP
GRK: λαλεῖν τὰ δαιμόνια ὅτι ᾔδεισαν
NAS: and He was not permitting the demons to speak,
KJV: not the devils to speak,
INT: to speak the demons because they knew

Mark 1:39 N-ANP
GRK: καὶ τὰ δαιμόνια ἐκβάλλων
NAS: preaching and casting out the demons.
KJV: and cast out devils.
INT: and demons casting out

Mark 3:15 N-ANP
GRK: ἐκβάλλειν τὰ δαιμόνια
NAS: authority to cast out the demons.
KJV: and to cast out devils:
INT: to cast out demons

Mark 3:22 N-GNP
GRK: ἄρχοντι τῶν δαιμονίων ἐκβάλλει τὰ
NAS: and He casts out the demons by the ruler
KJV: the prince of the devils casteth he out
INT: prince of the demons he casts out the

Mark 3:22 N-ANP
GRK: ἐκβάλλει τὰ δαιμόνια
NAS: by the ruler of the demons.
KJV: of the devils casteth he out devils.
INT: he casts out the demons

Mark 6:13 N-ANP
GRK: καὶ δαιμόνια πολλὰ ἐξέβαλλον
NAS: out many demons and were anointing
KJV: many devils, and
INT: And demons many they cast out

Mark 7:26 N-ANS
GRK: ἵνα τὸ δαιμόνιον ἐκβάλῃ ἐκ
NAS: Him to cast the demon out of her daughter.
KJV: he would cast forth the devil out of
INT: that the demon he should cast forth out of

Mark 7:29 N-NNS
GRK: σου τὸ δαιμόνιον
NAS: go; the demon has gone
KJV: go thy way; the devil is gone
INT: of you the demon

Mark 7:30 N-NNS
GRK: καὶ τὸ δαιμόνιον ἐξεληλυθός
NAS: on the bed, the demon having left.
KJV: she found the devil gone out,
INT: also the demon having gone out

Mark 9:38 N-ANP
GRK: σου ἐκβάλλοντα δαιμόνια καὶ ἐκωλύομεν
NAS: casting out demons in Your name,
KJV: one casting out devils in thy name,
INT: of you casting out demons and we forbade

Mark 16:9 N-ANP
GRK: ἐκβεβλήκει ἑπτὰ δαιμόνια
NAS: He had cast out seven demons.
KJV: he had cast seven devils.
INT: he had cast out seven demons

Mark 16:17 N-ANP
GRK: ὀνόματί μου δαιμόνια ἐκβαλοῦσιν γλώσσαις
NAS: they will cast out demons, they will speak
KJV: shall they cast out devils; they shall speak
INT: name of me demons they will cast out with tongues

Luke 4:33 N-GNS
GRK: ἔχων πνεῦμα δαιμονίου ἀκαθάρτου καὶ
NAS: of an unclean demon, and he cried
KJV: of an unclean devil, and
INT: having a spirit of a demon unclean and

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