2135. eunouchos
Strong's Concordance
eunouchos: a eunuch
Original Word: εὐνοῦχος, ου, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: eunouchos
Phonetic Spelling: (yoo-noo'-khos)
Short Definition: a eunuch, keeper of the bed-chamber
Definition: (a) a chamberlain, keeper of the bed-chamber of an eastern potentate, eunuch, (b) a eunuch, castrated person, or one who voluntarily abstains from marriage.
HELPS Word-studies

2135 eunoúxos – properly, "alone in bed" (i.e. without a marriage partner) – literally, a castrated (emasculated) man; a eunuch; " 'a chamberlain, keeper of the bed-chamber' of an Eastern potentate, 'a eunuch' " (Souter); (figuratively) someone who abstains from marriage (sexual relations) to be solely devoted to God – as in Mt 19:12 where 2135 (eunoúxos) refers to someone who voluntarily chooses a life of sexual abstinence (see also LXX: Est 2:14,15; Is 56:3,4).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from euné (a bed) and echó
Definition
a eunuch
NASB Translation
eunuch (5), eunuchs (3).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2135: εὐνοῦχος

εὐνοῦχος, εὐνούχου, (from εὐνή a bed, and ἔχω), the Sept. סָרִיס; from Herodotus down; properly, a bed-keeper, bed-guard, superintendent of the bedchamber, chamberlain, in the palace of oriental monarchs who support numerous wives; the superintendent of the women's apartment or harem, an office held by eunuchs; hence,

a. an emasculated man, a eunuch: Matthew 19:12b. But eunuchs in oriental courts held other offices of greater or less importance, like the oversight of the treasury, held by the Ethiopian eunuch mentioned in Acts 8:27, 34, 36, 38f; cf. Gesenius, Thesaurus, ii., p. 973; (B. D. under the word ).

b. one naturally incapacitated — either for marriage, Matthew 19:12a; or for begetting children, Wis. 3:14, cf. Grimm, exgt. Hdb. at the passage c. one who voluntarily abstains from marriage: Matthew 19:12c. Fischer, De vitiis lexamples N. T. etc., p. 485ff treats of the word more fully.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
eunuch.

From eune (a bed) and echo; a castrated person (such being employed in Oriental bed-chambers); by extension an impotent or unmarried man; by implication, a chamberlain (state-officer) -- eunuch.

see GREEK echo

Forms and Transliterations
ευνουχοι ευνούχοι εὐνοῦχοι ευνούχοις ευνούχον ευνουχος ευνούχος εὐνοῦχος ευνούχου ευνούχους ευνούχω ευνούχων eunouchoi eunoûchoi eunouchos eunoûchos
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8 Occurrences


εὐνοῦχοι — 3 Occ.
εὐνοῦχος — 5 Occ.

Matthew 19:12 N-NMP
GRK: εἰσὶν γὰρ εὐνοῦχοι οἵτινες ἐκ
NAS: For there are eunuchs who were born
KJV: there are some eunuchs, which
INT: there are indeed eunuchs who from [the]

Matthew 19:12 N-NMP
GRK: καὶ εἰσὶν εὐνοῦχοι οἵτινες εὐνουχίσθησαν
NAS: womb; and there are eunuchs who
KJV: there are some eunuchs, which
INT: and there are eunuchs who were made eunuchs

Matthew 19:12 N-NMP
GRK: καὶ εἰσὶν εὐνοῦχοι οἵτινες εὐνούχισαν
NAS: by men; and there are [also] eunuchs who
KJV: and there be eunuchs, which have made
INT: and there are eunuchs who made eunuchs of

Acts 8:27 N-NMS
GRK: ἀνὴρ Αἰθίοψ εὐνοῦχος δυνάστης Κανδάκης
NAS: and there was an Ethiopian eunuch, a court official
KJV: of Ethiopia, an eunuch of great authority
INT: a man an Ethiopian a eunuch one in power [under] Candace

Acts 8:34 N-NMS
GRK: δὲ ὁ εὐνοῦχος τῷ Φιλίππῳ
NAS: The eunuch answered Philip
KJV: And the eunuch answered Philip,
INT: moreover the eunuch to Philip

Acts 8:36 N-NMS
GRK: φησιν ὁ εὐνοῦχος Ἰδοὺ ὕδωρ
NAS: water; and the eunuch said,
KJV: water: and the eunuch said, See,
INT: says the eunuch Behold water

Acts 8:38 N-NMS
GRK: καὶ ὁ εὐνοῦχος καὶ ἐβάπτισεν
NAS: as well as the eunuch, and he baptized
KJV: Philip and the eunuch; and he baptized
INT: and the eunuch and he baptized

Acts 8:39 N-NMS
GRK: οὐκέτι ὁ εὐνοῦχος ἐπορεύετο γὰρ
NAS: away; and the eunuch no longer
KJV: Philip, that the eunuch saw him
INT: no longer the eunuch he went indeed

8 Occurrences

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