2303. theion
Strong's Concordance
theion: brimstone
Original Word: θεῖον, ου, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: theion
Phonetic Spelling: (thi'-on)
Short Definition: brimstone, sulfur
Definition: brimstone, sulfur.
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2303 theíon – properly, sulfur ("brimstone," i.e. smoky, burning rocks), i.e. sulphurous, named for the sulphur-smell left by lightning; (figuratively) the fire of heaven, bringing down God's judgment to display His awesome, unstoppable power.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain origin
Definition
brimstone
NASB Translation
brimstone (7).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2303: θεῖον

θεῖον, θείου, τό (apparently the neuter of the adjective θεῖος equivalent to divine incense, because burning brimstone was regarded as having power to purify, and to ward off contagion (but Curtius, § 320 allies it with θύω; cf. Latinfumus, English dust)), brimstone: Luke 17:29; Revelation 9:17; Revelation 14:10; Revelation 19:20; (); . (Genesis 19:24; Psalm 10:6 (); Ezekiel 38:22; Homer, Iliad 16, 228; Odyssey 22, 481, 493; (Plato) Tim. Locr., p. 99 c.; Aelian v. h. 13, 15 (16); Herodian, 8, 4, 26 (9 edition, Bekker).)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
brimstone.

Probably neuter of theios (in its original sense of flashing); sulphur -- brimstone.

see GREEK theios

Forms and Transliterations
θειον θείον θεῖον θειου θείου θειω θείω θείῳ theio theiō theíoi theíōi theion theîon theiou theíou
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Strong's Greek 2303
7 Occurrences


θείῳ — 3 Occ.
θεῖον — 2 Occ.
θείου — 2 Occ.

Luke 17:29 N-ANS
GRK: πῦρ καὶ θεῖον ἀπ' οὐρανοῦ
NAS: fire and brimstone from heaven
KJV: fire and brimstone from heaven,
INT: fire and sulphur from heaven

Revelation 9:17 N-NNS
GRK: καπνὸς καὶ θεῖον
NAS: fire and smoke and brimstone.
KJV: smoke and brimstone.
INT: smoke and brimstone

Revelation 9:18 N-GNS
GRK: καὶ τοῦ θείου τοῦ ἐκπορευομένου
NAS: and the smoke and the brimstone which proceeded
KJV: and by the brimstone, which issued
INT: and the brimstone which goes forth

Revelation 14:10 N-DNS
GRK: πυρὶ καὶ θείῳ ἐνώπιον ἀγγέλων
NAS: with fire and brimstone in the presence
KJV: and brimstone in the presence
INT: fire and brimstone before angels

Revelation 19:20 N-DNS
GRK: καιομένης ἐν θείῳ
NAS: of fire which burns with brimstone.
KJV: burning with brimstone.
INT: burns with brimstone

Revelation 20:10 N-GNS
GRK: πυρὸς καὶ θείου ὅπου καὶ
NAS: of fire and brimstone, where
KJV: of fire and brimstone, where the beast
INT: of fire and of brimstone where [are] also

Revelation 21:8 N-DNS
GRK: πυρὶ καὶ θείῳ ὅ ἐστιν
NAS: with fire and brimstone, which
KJV: and brimstone: which is
INT: with fire and brimstone which is

7 Occurrences

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