3017. Leui
Strong's Concordance
Leui: Levi, the name of several Israelites
Original Word: Λευΐ, ὁ
Part of Speech: Proper Noun, Indeclinable
Transliteration: Leui
Phonetic Spelling: (lyoo'-ee)
Short Definition: Levi
Definition: (Hebrew), Levi, (a) an ancestor of Jesus, (b) another ancestor of Jesus, (c) third son of Jacob, the patriarch, and founder of a tribe named after him, (d) son of Alphaeus, and called Matthew, a revenue officer and one of the twelve apostles of Jesus.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of Hebrew origin Levi
Definition
Levi, the name of several Isr.
NASB Translation
Levi (8).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3017: Λευί

Λευί and Λευίς (T Tr (yet see below) WH Λευεις (but Lachmann Λευίς; see εἰ, )), genitive Λευί (T Tr WH Λευει), accusative Λευίν (T WH Λεύειν, so Tr except in Mark 2:14) (Buttmann, 21 (19); Winer's Grammar, § 10, 1), (Hebrew לֵוִי a joining, from לָוָה, cf. Genesis 29:34), Levi;

1. the third son of the patriarch Jacob by his wife Leah, the founder of the tribe of Israelites which bears his name: Hebrews 7:5, 9; (Revelation 7:7).

2. the son of Melchi, one of Christ's ancestors: Luke 3:24.

3. the son of Simeon, also an ancestor of Christ: Luke 3:29.

4. the son of Alphaeus, a collector of customs ((A. V. publican)): Mark 2:14 (here WH (rejected) marginal reading Ἰάκωβον (see their note at the passage, cf. Weiss in Meyer on Matthew 7te Aufl., p. 2)); Luke 5:27, 29; according to common opinion he is the same as Matthew the apostle (Matthew 9:9); but cf. Grimm in the Theol. Studien und Kritiken for 1870. p. 727ff; (their identity is denied also by Nicholson on Matthew 9:9; yet see Patritius, De Evangeliis, 1., the passage cited i. quaest. 1; Venables in Alex.'s Kitto, under the word Matthew; Meyer, Commentary on Matthew, Introductory § 1).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
Levi.

Of Hebrew origin (Leviy); Levi, the name of three Israelites -- Levi. Compare Leuis.

see GREEK Leuis

see HEBREW Leviy

Forms and Transliterations
Λευει Λευεί Λευὶ Leui Leuì
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5 Occurrences


Λευὶ — 5 Occ.

Luke 3:24 N
GRK: Μαθθὰτ τοῦ Λευὶ τοῦ Μελχὶ
NAS: the son of Matthat, the son of Levi, the son of Melchi,
KJV: Which was [the son] of Matthat, which was [the son] of Levi, which was [the son] of Melchi,
INT: of Matthat of Levi of Melchi

Luke 3:29 N
GRK: Μαθθάτ τοῦ Λευὶ
NAS: the son of Matthat, the son of Levi,
KJV: which was [the son] of Matthat, which was [the son] of Levi,
INT: of Matthat of Levi

Hebrews 7:5 N
GRK: τῶν υἱῶν Λευὶ τὴν ἱερατείαν
NAS: of the sons of Levi who receive
KJV: the sons of Levi, who
INT: the sons of Levi the priesthood

Hebrews 7:9 N-NMS
GRK: Ἀβραὰμ καὶ Λευὶ ὁ δεκάτας
INT: Abraham also Levi who tithes

Revelation 7:7 N
GRK: ἐκ φυλῆς Λευὶ δώδεκα χιλιάδες
NAS: from the tribe of Levi twelve
KJV: the tribe of Levi [were] sealed
INT: out of [the] tribe of Levi twelve thousand

5 Occurrences

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