homoiósis: a making like, likenessOriginal Word: ὁμοίωσις, εως, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Phonetic Spelling: (hom-oy'-o-sis)
Short Definition: making like, likeness
Definition: making like, likeness, resemblance.
Cognate: 3669 homoíōsis (a feminine noun, used only in Js 3:9) – likeness; particularly, the application of God's likeness in all people by being created in His image (Gen 1:26, 27; Jn 1:4,7,9). See 3667 (homoiōma).
Js 3:9: "With it we bless our Lord and Father, and with it we curse men, who have been made in the likeness (3669 /homoíōsis) of God" (NASU).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a making like, likeness
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 3669: ὁμοίωσις
ὁμοίωσις, ὁμοιώσεως, ἡ (ὁμοιόω);
1. a making like: opposed to ἀλλοίωσις, Plato, rep. 5, 454 c.
2. likeness (Plato, Aristotle, Theophrastus): καθ' ὁμοίωσιν Θεοῦ, after the likeness of God, James 3:9 from Genesis 1:26. (Cf. Trench, § xv.) From homoioo; assimilation, i.e. Resemblance -- similitude. see GREEK homoioo
From homoioo; assimilation, i.e. Resemblance -- similitude.
see GREEK homoioo