1838. hexis
Strong's Concordance
hexis: habit, practice
Original Word: ἕξις, εως, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: hexis
Phonetic Spelling: (hex'-is)
Short Definition: condition, state, habit
Definition: condition, state, habit, use, especially: good condition of body or soul.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from echó
Definition
habit, practice
NASB Translation
practice (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1838: ἕξις

ἕξις, ἕξεως, (ἔχω, future ἕξω), a habit, whether of body or of mind (Xenophon, Plato, Aristotle, others); a power acquired by custom, practice, use ("firma quaedam facilitas, quae apud Graecos ἕξις nominatur," Quintilian 10, 1 at the beginning); so Hebrews 5:14 (ἐν τούτοις ἱκανήν ἕξιν περιποιησάμενος, Sir. prol. 7; ἕξιν ἔχειν γραμματικης, Polybius 10, 47, 7; ἐν τοῖς πολεμικοῖς, 21, 7, 3; ἐν ἀστρολογία μεγίστην, Diodorus 2, 31; λογικήν ἕξιν περιποιουμενος, Philo, aleg. legg. 1, 4).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
habit, practice, use

From echo; habit, i.e. (by implication) practice -- use.

see GREEK echo

Forms and Transliterations
έξει έξεως εξιν έξιν ἕξιν έξις εξισούμενον exin hexin héxin
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Strong's Greek 1838
1 Occurrence


ἕξιν — 1 Occ.

Hebrews 5:14 N-AFS
GRK: διὰ τὴν ἕξιν τὰ αἰσθητήρια
NAS: who because of practice have
KJV: [even] those who by reason of use have
INT: on account of the habit the senses

1 Occurrence

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