3027. léstés
Strong's Concordance
léstés: a robber
Original Word: λῃστής, οῦ, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: léstés
Phonetic Spelling: (lace-tace')
Short Definition: a robber, brigand, bandit
Definition: a robber, brigand, bandit.
HELPS Word-studies

3027 lēstḗs – a thief ("robber"), stealing out in the open (typically with violence). 3027 /lēstḗs ("a bandit, briard") is a thief who also plunders and pillages – an unscrupulous marauder (malefactor), exploiting the vulnerable without hesitating to use violence.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from léis (booty)
Definition
a robber
NASB Translation
robber (5), robbers (6), robbers' (4).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3027: λῃστής

λῃστής, ληστου, (for ληιστής from ληίζομαι, to plunder, and this from Ionic and epic ληίς, for which the Attics use λεῖα, booty) (from Sophocles and Herodotus down), a robber; a plunderer, freebooter, brigand: Matthew 26:55; Mark 14:48; Luke 22:52; John 10:1; John 18:40; plural, Matthew 21:13; Matthew 27:38, 44; Mark 11:17; Mark 15:27; Luke 10:30, 36; Luke 19:46; John 10:8; 2 Corinthians 11:26. (Not to be confounded with κλέπτης thief, one who takes property by stealth (although the distinction is obscured in A. V.); cf. Trench, § xliv.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
robber, thief.

From leizomai (to plunder); a brigand -- robber, thief.

Forms and Transliterations
λησται λησταί λῃσταί λῃσταὶ λησταις λησταίς λῃσταῖς ληστας ληστάς λῃστάς ληστην ληστήν λῃστὴν ληστης ληστής λῃστής ληστων ληστών λῃστῶν leistaí leistaì lēistaí lēistaì leistaîs lēistaîs leistás lēistás leistḕn lēistḕn leistḗs lēistḗs leistôn lēistō̂n lestai lēstai lestais lēstais lestas lēstas lesten lēstēn lestes lēstēs leston lēstōn
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15 Occurrences


λῃσταί — 3 Occ.
λῃσταῖς — 1 Occ.
λῃστάς — 2 Occ.
λῃστὴν — 3 Occ.
λῃστής — 2 Occ.
λῃστῶν — 4 Occ.

Matthew 21:13 N-GMP
GRK: ποιεῖτε σπήλαιον λῃστῶν
NAS: but you are making it a ROBBERS' DEN.
KJV: it a den of thieves.
INT: have made a den of robbers

Matthew 26:55 N-AMS
GRK: Ὡς ἐπὶ λῃστὴν ἐξήλθατε μετὰ
NAS: Me as [you would] against a robber? Every
KJV: as against a thief with swords
INT: As against a robber are you come out with

Matthew 27:38 N-NMP
GRK: αὐτῷ δύο λῃσταί εἷς ἐκ
NAS: two robbers were crucified
KJV: were there two thieves crucified
INT: him two robbers one at [the]

Matthew 27:44 N-NMP
GRK: καὶ οἱ λῃσταὶ οἱ συσταυρωθέντες
NAS: The robbers who had been crucified
KJV: The thieves also, which
INT: also the robbers the [ones] having been crucified

Mark 11:17 N-GMP
GRK: αὐτὸν σπήλαιον λῃστῶν
NAS: But you have made it a ROBBERS' DEN.
KJV: it a den of thieves.
INT: it a den of robbers

Mark 14:48 N-AMS
GRK: Ὡς ἐπὶ λῃστὴν ἐξήλθατε μετὰ
NAS: Me, as [you would] against a robber?
KJV: as against a thief, with swords
INT: As against a robber are you come out with

Mark 15:27 N-AMP
GRK: σταυροῦσιν δύο λῃστάς ἕνα ἐκ
NAS: two robbers with Him, one
KJV: they crucify two thieves; the one on
INT: they crucify two robbers one at [the]

Luke 10:30 N-DMP
GRK: Ἰεριχὼ καὶ λῃσταῖς περιέπεσεν οἳ
NAS: and fell among robbers, and they stripped
KJV: and fell among thieves, which stripped
INT: Jericho and robbers fell among who

Luke 10:36 N-AMP
GRK: εἰς τοὺς λῃστάς
NAS: to the man who fell into the robbers' [hands]?
KJV: unto him that fell among the thieves?
INT: among the robbers

Luke 19:46 N-GMP
GRK: ἐποιήσατε σπήλαιον λῃστῶν
NAS: but you have made it a ROBBERS' DEN.
KJV: it a den of thieves.
INT: have made a den of robbers

Luke 22:52 N-AMS
GRK: Ὡς ἐπὶ λῃστὴν ἐξήλθατε μετὰ
NAS: as you would against a robber?
KJV: as against a thief, with swords
INT: As against a robber have you come out with

John 10:1 N-NMS
GRK: ἐστὶν καὶ λῃστής
NAS: he is a thief and a robber.
KJV: a thief and a robber.
INT: is and a robber

John 10:8 N-NMP
GRK: εἰσὶν καὶ λῃσταί ἀλλ' οὐκ
NAS: Me are thieves and robbers, but the sheep
KJV: thieves and robbers: but the sheep
INT: are and robbers but not

John 18:40 N-NMS
GRK: ὁ Βαραββᾶς λῃστής
NAS: Now Barabbas was a robber.
KJV: Barabbas was a robber.
INT: Barabbas a robber

2 Corinthians 11:26 N-GMP
GRK: ποταμῶν κινδύνοις λῃστῶν κινδύνοις ἐκ
NAS: dangers from robbers, dangers
KJV: [in] perils of robbers, [in] perils
INT: of rivers in perils of robbers in perils from [my own]

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