514. axios
Strong's Concordance
axios: of weight, of worth, worthy
Original Word: ἄξιος, ία, ιον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: axios
Phonetic Spelling: (ax'-ee-os)
Short Definition: worthy, worthy of, deserving
Definition: worthy, worthy of, deserving, comparable, suitable.
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514 áksios (an adjective derived from aksō, "to weigh") – properly, to weigh in, assigning the matching value ("worth-to-worth"); worthy, i.e. as the assessment in keeping with how something "weighs in" on God's balance-scale of truth.

514 /áksios ("weighed-in") "properly means, 'drawing down the scale' hence 'weighing as much as,' 'of like value, worth,' befitting, congruous, corresponding" (J. Thayer).

[514 (áksios) is the root of the English term, "axis." This also refers to a balance-scale, operating by off-setting weights.]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from agó (in the sense of to weigh)
Definition
of weight, of worth, worthy
NASB Translation
appropriate (1), deserve (2), deserving (4), fitting (2), keeping (2), unworthy* (1), worthy (29).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 514: ἄξιος

ἄξιος, ἄξια, ἄξιον (from ἄγω, ἄξω; therefore properly, drawing down the scale; hence)

a. weighing, having weight; with a genitive having the weight of (weighing as much as) another thing, of like value, worth as much: βῶς ἄξιος, Homer, Iliad 23, 885; with the genitive of price (Winer's Grammar, 206 (194)), as ἄξιος δέκα μνῶν, common in Attic writings; πᾶν τίμιον οὐκ ἄξιον αὐτῆς (σοφίας) ἐστι, Proverbs 3:15; Proverbs 8:11; οὐκ ἐστι σταθμός πᾶς ἄξιος ψυχῆς, Sir. 26:15; οὐκ ἄξια πρός τήν ... δόξαν are of no weight in comparison with the glory, i. e. are not to be put on an equality with the glory, Romans 8:18; cf. Fritzsche at the passage and Winers Grammar, 405 (378); (Buttmann, 340 (292)).

b. befitting, congruous, corresponding, τίνος, to a thing: τῆς μετανοίας, Matthew 3:8; Luke 3:8; Acts 26:20; ἄξια ὧν ἐπράξαμεν, Luke 23:41. ἄξιον ἐστι it is befitting: α. it is meet, 2 Thessalonians 1:3 (4 Macc. 17:8); β. it is worth the while, followed by τοῦ with an accusative and an infinitive, 1 Corinthians 16:4; — (in both senses very common in Greek writings from Homer and Herodotus down, and often with ἐστι omitted).

c. of one who has merited anything, worthy — both in a good reference and a bad; α. in a good sense; with a genitive of the thing: Matthew 10:10; Luke 7:4; (Luke 10:7); Acts 13:46; 1 Timothy 1:15; 1 Timothy 4:9; 1 Timothy 5:18; 1 Timothy 6:1. followed by the aorist infinitive: Luke 15:19, 21; Acts 13:25; Revelation 4:11; Revelation 5:2, 4, 9, 12; followed by ἵνα: John 1:27 (ἵνα λύσω, a construction somewhat rare; cf. Dem. pro cor., p. 279, 9 ἀξιουν, ἵνα βοηθήσῃ ((dubious); see under the word ἵνα, II. 2 at the beginning and c.)); followed by ὅς with a finite verb (like Latindignus,qui): Luke 7:4 (Buttmann, 229 (198)). It stands alone, but so that the context makes it plain of what one is said to be worthy: Matthew 10:11 (to lodge with); Matthew 10:13 (namely, τῆς εἰρήνης); Matthew 22:8 (namely, of the favor of an invitation); Revelation 3:4 (namely, to walk with me, clothed in white), with a genitive of the person — worthy of one's fellowship, and of the blessings connected with it: Matthew 10:37; Hebrews 11:38 (τοῦ θεοῦ, Sap. iii. 5; Ignatius ad Eph. 2 [ET]). β. in a bad sense; with a genitive of the thing: πληγῶν, Luke 12:48; θανάτου, Luke 23:15; Acts (Acts 23:29); (); ; Romans 1:32; absolutely: Revelation 16:6 (namely, to drink blood).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
deserving praise.

Probably from ago; deserving, comparable or suitable (as if drawing praise) -- due reward, meet, (un-)worthy.

see GREEK ago

Forms and Transliterations
αξια αξία άξια άξιά ἀξία ἄξια αξιοι άξιοι άξιοί ἄξιοι ἄξιοί αξιον άξιον άξιόν ἄξιον ἄξιόν αξιος άξιος άξιός ἄξιος ἄξιός αξιου αξίου αξιους αξίους ἀξίους αξίω axia axía áxia axioi áxioi áxioí axion áxion áxión axios áxios áxiós axious axíous
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41 Occurrences


ἀξία — 6 Occ.
ἄξιοι — 4 Occ.
ἄξιον — 9 Occ.
ἄξιος — 19 Occ.
ἀξίους — 3 Occ.

Matthew 3:8 Adj-AMS
GRK: οὖν καρπὸν ἄξιον τῆς μετανοίας
NAS: bear fruit in keeping with repentance;
KJV: therefore fruits meet for repentance:
INT: therefore fruit worthy of repentance

Matthew 10:10 Adj-NMS
GRK: μηδὲ ῥάβδον ἄξιος γὰρ ὁ
NAS: for the worker is worthy of his support.
KJV: the workman is worthy of his meat.
INT: nor a staff worthy [is] indeed the

Matthew 10:11 Adj-NMS
GRK: ἐν αὐτῇ ἄξιός ἐστιν κἀκεῖ
NAS: who is worthy in it, and stay
KJV: it is worthy; and there abide
INT: in it worthy is and there

Matthew 10:13 Adj-NFS
GRK: ἡ οἰκία ἀξία ἐλθάτω ἡ
NAS: the house is worthy, give
KJV: the house be worthy, let your peace
INT: the house worthy let come the

Matthew 10:13 Adj-NFS
GRK: μὴ ᾖ ἀξία ἡ εἰρήνη
NAS: But if it is not worthy, take back
KJV: it be not worthy, let your peace
INT: not it be worthy the peace

Matthew 10:37 Adj-NMS
GRK: ἔστιν μου ἄξιος καὶ ὁ
NAS: than Me is not worthy of Me; and he who loves
KJV: is not worthy of me: and
INT: is of me worthy and he that

Matthew 10:37 Adj-NMS
GRK: ἔστιν μου ἄξιος
NAS: more than Me is not worthy of Me.
KJV: is not worthy of me.
INT: is of me worthy

Matthew 10:38 Adj-NMS
GRK: ἔστιν μου ἄξιος
NAS: after Me is not worthy of Me.
KJV: is not worthy of me.
INT: is of me worthy

Matthew 22:8 Adj-NMP
GRK: οὐκ ἦσαν ἄξιοι
NAS: who were invited were not worthy.
KJV: were not worthy.
INT: not were worthy

Luke 3:8 Adj-AMP
GRK: οὖν καρποὺς ἀξίους τῆς μετανοίας
NAS: fruits in keeping with repentance,
KJV: fruits worthy of repentance,
INT: therefore fruits worthy of repentance

Luke 7:4 Adj-NMS
GRK: λέγοντες ὅτι ἄξιός ἐστιν ᾧ
NAS: Him, saying, He is worthy for You to grant
KJV: he was worthy for whom
INT: saying that worthy he is to whom

Luke 10:7 Adj-NMS
GRK: παρ' αὐτῶν ἄξιος γὰρ ὁ
NAS: you; for the laborer is worthy of his wages.
KJV: the labourer is worthy of his hire.
INT: by them worthy [is] indeed the

Luke 12:48 Adj-ANP
GRK: ποιήσας δὲ ἄξια πληγῶν δαρήσεται
NAS: [it], and committed deeds worthy of a flogging,
KJV: did commit things worthy of stripes,
INT: having done however [things] worthy of stripes will be beaten with

Luke 15:19 Adj-NMS
GRK: οὐκέτι εἰμὶ ἄξιος κληθῆναι υἱός
NAS: no longer worthy to be called
KJV: am no more worthy to be called thy
INT: no longer am I worthy to be called son

Luke 15:21 Adj-NMS
GRK: οὐκέτι εἰμὶ ἄξιος κληθῆναι υἱός
NAS: no longer worthy to be called
KJV: am no more worthy to be called thy
INT: no longer am I worthy to be called son

Luke 23:15 Adj-NNS
GRK: ἰδοὺ οὐδὲν ἄξιον θανάτου ἐστὶν
NAS: nothing deserving death
KJV: lo, nothing worthy of death is
INT: Behold nothing worthy of death is

Luke 23:41 Adj-ANP
GRK: μὲν δικαίως ἄξια γὰρ ὧν
NAS: what we deserve for our deeds;
KJV: we receive the due reward of our
INT: indeed justly worthy indeed of what

John 1:27 Adj-NMS
GRK: εἰμὶ ἐγὼ ἄξιος ἵνα λύσω
NAS: sandal I am not worthy to untie.
KJV: am not worthy to unloose.
INT: am I worthy that I should untie

Acts 13:25 Adj-NMS
GRK: οὐκ εἰμὶ ἄξιος τὸ ὑπόδημα
NAS: feet I am not worthy to untie.'
KJV: I am not worthy to loose.
INT: not I am worthy the sandal

Acts 13:46 Adj-AMP
GRK: καὶ οὐκ ἀξίους κρίνετε ἑαυτοὺς
INT: and not worthy you judge yourselves

Acts 23:29 Adj-ANS
GRK: μηδὲν δὲ ἄξιον θανάτου ἢ
NAS: no accusation deserving death or
KJV: laid to his charge worthy of death
INT: not one however worthy of death or

Acts 25:11 Adj-ANS
GRK: ἀδικῶ καὶ ἄξιον θανάτου πέπραχά
NAS: anything worthy of death,
KJV: any thing worthy of death,
INT: I do wrong and worthy of death have done

Acts 25:25 Adj-ANS
GRK: κατελαβόμην μηδὲν ἄξιον αὐτὸν θανάτου
NAS: nothing worthy of death;
KJV: nothing worthy of death,
INT: having understood nothing worthy he of death

Acts 26:20 Adj-ANP
GRK: τὸν θεόν ἄξια τῆς μετανοίας
NAS: deeds appropriate to repentance.
KJV: and do works meet for repentance.
INT: God worthy of the repentance

Acts 26:31 Adj-ANS
GRK: ἢ δεσμῶν ἄξιον τι πράσσει
NAS: anything worthy of death
KJV: doeth nothing worthy of death or
INT: or of chains worthy anything does

41 Occurrences

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