2244. hélikia
Strong's Concordance
hélikia: maturity, i.e. age
Original Word: ἡλικία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: hélikia
Phonetic Spelling: (hay-lik-ee'-ah)
Short Definition: age, stature
Definition: age, term of life; full age, maturity; stature.
HELPS Word-studies

2244 hēlikía (from hēlix, "full-aged") – properly, the end-stage of a full life-span (Mt 6:27; Jn 9:21,23; Heb 11:11, etc.).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from hélix (of the same age, mature)
Definition
maturity, i.e. age
NASB Translation
age (2), life (2), life's span (1), stature (3).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2244: ἡλικία

ἡλικία, ἡλικίας, (ἧλιξ mature, of full age, Homer, Odyssey 18, 373 (others of the same age; cf. Ebeling, Lex. Homer under the word; Papes Lexicon under the word)); from Homer down;

1. age, time of life;

a. universally: Matthew 6:21; Luke 12:25 (in these passages, 'term or length of life'; but others refer them to 2 below; see Field, Otium Norv. Pars iii., p. 4; James Morison, Commentary on Matthew, the passage cited) cf. πῆχυς, and DeWette, Meyer, Bleek on Matthew, the passage cited; παρά καιρόν ἡλικίας, beyond the proper stage of life (A. V. past age), Hebrews 11:11 (2 Macc. 4:40; 4 Macc. 5:4).

b. adult age, maturity: ἔχειν ἡλικίαν (A. V. to be of age), John 9:21, 23.

c. suitable age for anything; with the genitive of the thing for which it is fit: τοῦ γάμου, Demosthenes; τοῦ ἤδη φρονεῖν, Plato, Eryx., p. 396 b.; metaphorically, of an attained state of mind fit for a thing: τοῦ πληρώματος τοῦ Χριστοῦ, the age in which we are fitted to receive the fullness (see πλήρωμα, 1) of Christ, Ephesians 4:13 (others refer this to 2; cf. Ellicott, in the place cited).

2. stature (Demosthenes, Plutarch, others): τῇ ἡλικία μικρός, Luke 19:3; προκόπτειν ἡλικία, i. e. in height and comeliness of stature (Bengel, justam proceritatem nactus est et decoram), Luke 2:52; cf. Meyer, Bleek, at the passage.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
age, stature.

From the same as helikos; maturity (in years or size) -- age, stature.

see GREEK helikos

Forms and Transliterations
ηλικια ηλικία ἡλικίᾳ ηλικιαν ηλικίαν ἡλικίαν ηλικιας ηλικίας ἡλικίας elikia ēlikia elikian ēlikian elikias ēlikias helikia hēlikia helikíāi hēlikíāi helikian helikían hēlikian hēlikían helikias helikías hēlikias hēlikías
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Strong's Greek 2244
8 Occurrences


ἡλικίᾳ — 2 Occ.
ἡλικίαν — 4 Occ.
ἡλικίας — 2 Occ.

Matthew 6:27 N-AFS
GRK: ἐπὶ τὴν ἡλικίαν αὐτοῦ πῆχυν
NAS: add a [single] hour to his life?
KJV: unto his stature?
INT: to the life span of him hour

Luke 2:52 N-DFS
GRK: σοφίᾳ καὶ ἡλικίᾳ καὶ χάριτι
NAS: in wisdom and stature, and in favor
KJV: in wisdom and stature, and in favour
INT: wisdom and stature and in favor

Luke 12:25 N-AFS
GRK: ἐπὶ τὴν ἡλικίαν αὐτοῦ προσθεῖναι
NAS: a [single] hour to his life's span?
KJV: to his stature one cubit?
INT: to the lifespan of him to add

Luke 19:3 N-DFS
GRK: ὅτι τῇ ἡλικίᾳ μικρὸς ἦν
NAS: for he was small in stature.
KJV: he was little of stature.
INT: because in stature small he was

John 9:21 N-AFS
GRK: αὐτὸν ἐρωτήσατε ἡλικίαν ἔχει αὐτὸς
NAS: Ask him; he is of age, he will speak
KJV: he is of age; ask him:
INT: him ask age has he

John 9:23 N-AFS
GRK: εἶπαν ὅτι Ἡλικίαν ἔχει αὐτὸν
NAS: said, He is of age; ask
KJV: He is of age; ask him.
INT: said age he has him

Ephesians 4:13 N-GFS
GRK: εἰς μέτρον ἡλικίας τοῦ πληρώματος
NAS: to the measure of the stature which belongs to the fullness
KJV: the measure of the stature of the fulness
INT: at [the] measure of [the] stature of the fullness

Hebrews 11:11 N-GFS
GRK: παρὰ καιρὸν ἡλικίας ἐπεὶ πιστὸν
NAS: the proper time of life, since
INT: beyond time seasonable since faithful

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