hilasmos: propitiationOriginal Word: ἱλασμός, οῦ, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Phonetic Spelling: (hil-as-mos')
Short Definition: a propitiation, atoning sacrifice
Definition: a propitiation (of an angry god), atoning sacrifice.
2434 hilasmós – properly, propitiation; an offering to appease (satisfy) an angry, offended party. 2434 (hilasmós) is only used twice (1 Jn 2:2, 4:10) – both times of Christ's atoning blood that appeases God's wrath, on all confessed sin. By the sacrifice of Himself, Jesus Christ provided the ultimate 2434 /hilasmós ("propitiation").
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 2434: ἱλασμός
ἱλασμός, ἱλασμοῦ, ὁ (ἱλάσκομαι);
1. an appeasing, propitiating, Vulg.propitiatio (Plutarch, de sera num. vind. c. 17; plural joined with καθαρμοι, Plutarch, Sol. 12; with the genitive of the object τῶν θεῶν, the Orphica Arg. 39; Plutarch, Fab. 18; θεῶν μῆνιν ἱλασμοῦ καί χαριστηριων δεομένην, vit. Camill. 7 at the end; ποιεῖσθαι ἱλασμόν, of a priest offering an expiatory sacrifice, 2 Macc. 3:33).
2. in Alex. usage the means of appeasing, a propitiation: Philo, alleg. leg. 3: § 61; προσοίσουσιν ἱλασμόν, for חַטָּאת, Ezekiel 44:27; περί τῶν ἁμαρτιῶν, of Christ, 1 John 2:2; 1 John 4:10 (κριός τοῦ ἱλασμοῦ, Numbers 5:8; (cf. ἡμέρα τοῦ ἱλασμοῦ, Leviticus 25:9); also for סְלִיחָה, forgiveness, Psalm 129:4 Atonement, i.e. (concretely) an expiator -- propitiation.
Atonement, i.e. (concretely) an expiator -- propitiation.
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 2434
ἱλασμὸν — 1 Occ.
ἱλασμός — 1 Occ.
1 John 2:2 N-NMS
GRK: καὶ αὐτὸς ἱλασμός ἐστιν περὶ
NAS: and He Himself is the propitiation for our sins;
KJV: he is the propitiation for our
INT: and he [the] propitiation is for