5550. chronos
Strong's Concordance
chronos: time
Original Word: χρόνος, ου, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: chronos
Phonetic Spelling: (khron'-os)
Short Definition: time, a particular time, season
Definition: time, a particular time, season.
HELPS Word-studies

5550 xrónostime (in general), especially viewed in sequence (a "succession of moments"); time in duration in the physical-space world, sovereignly apportioned by God to each person.

5550 /xrónos ("time in sequence, duration") especially expresses time quantitatively – in contrast to 2450 /Ioudaízō ("opportune time") which portrays time qualitatively ("time as opportunity").

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
NASB Translation
age (1), all (1), delay (1), exact time (1), long (5), long ages (2), long* (1), period (2), time (30), times (5), while (5).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5550: χρόνος

χρόνος, χρόνου, , from Homer down, the Sept. for יום, עֵת, etc. time: Hebrews 11:32; Revelation 10:6; χρόνος τοῦ φαινομένου ἀστέρος, the time since the star began to shine (cf. φαίνω, 2 a.), Matthew 2:7; ( χρόνος τοῦ τεκεῖν αὐτήν (Genesis 25:24), Luke 1:57 (Buttmann, 267 (230); cf. Winer's Grammar, § 44, 4 a.)); τῆς ἐπαγγελίας, Acts 7:17; τῆς παροικίας, 1 Peter 1:17; χρονοι ἀποκαταστάσεως, Acts 3:21; οἱ χρονοι τῆς ἀγνοίας, Acts 17:30; χρόνου διαγενομένου, Acts 27:9; πόσος χρόνος ἐστιν, ὡς τοῦτο γέγονεν, Mark 9:21; παρεληλυθώς χρόνος, 1 Peter 4:3 (where Rec. adds τοῦ βίου); τεσσαρακονταετής, Acts 7:23; Acts 13:18; στιγμή χρόνου, Luke 4:5; πλήρωμα τοῦ χρόνου, Galatians 4:4; ποιεῖν ((which see, II. d.) to spend) χρόνον, Acts 15:33; Acts 18:23; βιῶσαι τόν ἐπίλοιπον χρόνον, 1 Peter 4:2; διδόναι χρόνον τίνι (i. e. a space of time, respite), ἵνα etc. Revelation 2:21 ((Josephus, b. j. 4, 3, 10)); plural joined with καιροί, Acts 1:7; 1 Thessalonians 5:1 (see καιρός, 2 e., p. 319a); ἐπ' ἐσχάτων (L T Tr WH ἐσχάτου) τῶν χρόνων (see ἔσχατος, 1 at the end), 1 Peter 1:20; (add, ἐπ' ἐσχάτου τοῦ (Tr WH omit τοῦ) χρόνου, Jude 1:18 L T Tr WH). with prepositions: ἄχρι, Acts 3:21; διά τόν χρόνον, on account of the length of time, Hebrews 5:12 (Polybius 2, 21, 2; Alciphron 1, 26, 9); ἐκ χρόνων ἱκανῶν, for a long time, Luke 8:27 (R G L Tr marginal reading (see below)); ἐν χρόνῳ, Acts 1:6, 21; ἐν ἐσχάτῳ χρόνῳ, Jude 1:18 Rec.; ἐπί χρόνον (A. V. for a while), Luke 18:4; ἐπί πλείονα χρόνον (A. V. a longer time), Acts 18:20; ἐφ' ὅσον χρόνον for so long time as, so long as, Romans 7:1; 1 Corinthians 7:39; Galatians 4:1; κατά τόν χρόνον, according to (the relations of) the time, Matthew 2:16; μετά πολύν χρόνον, Matthew 25:19; μετά τοσοῦτον χρόνον Hebrews 4:7; πρό χρόνων αἰωνίων (R. V. before times eternal), 2 Timothy 1:9; Titus 1:2. the dative is used to express the time during which something occurs (dative of duration of time, cf. Winers Grammar, § 31, 9; (Buttmann, § 133, 26)): (χρόνῳ ἱκανῷ, for a long time, Luke 8:27 T Tr text WH); ἱκανῷ χρόνῳ, Acts 8:11; (τοσούτῳ χρόνῳ, John 14:9 L T Tr marginal reading WH marginal reading); πολλοῖς χρόνοις (R. V. marginal reading of a long time (A. V. oftentimes); cf. πολύς, c.), Luke 8:29; αἰωνίοις (R. V. through times eternal), Romans 16:25. the accusative is used in answer to the question how long: χρόνον, for a while, Acts 19:22. Revelation 6:11 (where in R L T Tr WH μικρόν is added); also χρόνον τινα (A. V. a while), 1 Corinthians 16:7; ὅσον χρόνον (A. V. while), Mark 2:19; χρόνους ἱκανούς, for a long time, Luke 20:9; μικρόν χρόνον, John 7:33; John 12:35; Revelation 20:3; πολύν χρόνον John 5:6; τοσοῦτον χρόνον, John 14:9 (R G Tr text WH text); ἱκανόν (A. V. long time), Acts 14:3; οὐκ ὀλίγον (R. V. no little time), Acts 14:28; τόν πάντα χρόνον, Acts 20:18. (On the ellipsis of χρόνος in such phrases as ἀφ' οὗ, ἐν τῷ ἑξῆς (Luke 7:11 L marginal reading Tr text WH text), ἐν τῷ καθεξῆς (Luke 8:1), ἐξ ἱκανοῦ, etc., see ἀπό, I. 4 b., p. 58b top, ἑξῆς, καθεξῆς, ἐκ IV. 1, etc. Synonym: see καιρός, at the end; cf. αἰών, at the end.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
time, season

Of uncertain derivation; a space of time (in general, and thus properly distinguished from kairos, which designates a fixed or special occasion; and from aion, which denotes a particular period) or interval; by extension, an individual opportunity; by implication, delay -- + years old, season, space, (X often-)time(-s), (a) while.

see GREEK kairos

see GREEK aion

Forms and Transliterations
χρονοις χρόνοις χρονον χρόνον χρονος χρόνος χρονου χρόνου χρονους χρόνους χρονω χρόνω χρόνῳ χρονων χρόνων chrono chronō chrónoi chrónōi chronois chrónois chronon chronōn chrónon chrónōn chronos chrónos chronou chrónou chronous chrónous
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Strong's Greek 5550
54 Occurrences

χρόνῳ — 5 Occ.
χρόνων — 6 Occ.
χρόνοις — 2 Occ.
χρόνον — 27 Occ.
χρόνος — 7 Occ.
χρόνου — 4 Occ.
χρόνους — 3 Occ.

Matthew 2:7 N-AMS
GRK: αὐτῶν τὸν χρόνον τοῦ φαινομένου
NAS: and determined from them the exact time the star
KJV: diligently what time the star
INT: them the time of the appearing

Matthew 2:16 N-AMS
GRK: κατὰ τὸν χρόνον ὃν ἠκρίβωσεν
NAS: according to the time which
KJV: according to the time which
INT: according to the time which he had ascertained

Matthew 25:19 N-AMS
GRK: δὲ πολὺν χρόνον ἔρχεται ὁ
NAS: after a long time the master of those
KJV: After a long time the lord of those
INT: moreover much time comes the

Mark 2:19 N-AMS
GRK: νηστεύειν ὅσον χρόνον ἔχουσιν τὸν
NAS: can they? So long as they have
INT: fast as long as time they have the

Mark 9:21 N-NMS
GRK: αὐτοῦ Πόσος χρόνος ἐστὶν ὡς
NAS: his father, How long has this been
KJV: How long is it ago since this
INT: of him How long a time is it that

Luke 1:57 N-NMS
GRK: ἐπλήσθη ὁ χρόνος τοῦ τεκεῖν
NAS: Now the time had come for Elizabeth
KJV: Elisabeth's full time came that she
INT: was fulfilled the time the she should bring forth

Luke 4:5 N-GMS
GRK: ἐν στιγμῇ χρόνου
NAS: of the world in a moment of time.
KJV: in a moment of time.
INT: in a moment of time

Luke 8:27 N-DMS
GRK: δαιμόνια καὶ χρόνῳ ἱκανῷ οὐκ
NAS: for a long time, and was not living
KJV: devils long time, and ware
INT: demons and time a long not

Luke 8:29 N-DMP
GRK: πολλοῖς γὰρ χρόνοις συνηρπάκει αὐτόν
NAS: him many times; and he was bound
INT: many indeed times it had seized him

Luke 18:4 N-AMS
GRK: ἤθελεν ἐπὶ χρόνον μετὰ ταῦτα
NAS: For a while he was unwilling;
KJV: not for a while: but afterward
INT: he would for a time with he

Luke 20:9 N-AMP
GRK: καὶ ἀπεδήμησεν χρόνους ἱκανούς
NAS: and went on a journey for a long time.
KJV: for a long time.
INT: and left the region a time long

Luke 23:8 N-GMP
GRK: ἐξ ἱκανῶν χρόνων θέλων ἰδεῖν
NAS: Him for a long time, because
INT: of a long time wishing to see

John 5:6 N-AMS
GRK: πολὺν ἤδη χρόνον ἔχει λέγει
NAS: a long time [in that condition], He said
KJV: a long time [in that case], he saith
INT: a long already time he has been says

John 7:33 N-AMS
GRK: Ἰησοῦς Ἔτι χρόνον μικρὸν μεθ'
NAS: said, For a little while longer I am
KJV: Yet a little while am I with
INT: Jesus Yet time a little with

John 12:35 N-AMS
GRK: Ἔτι μικρὸν χρόνον τὸ φῶς
NAS: to them, For a little while longer
KJV: Yet a little while is the light
INT: Yet a little while the light

John 14:9 N-AMS
GRK: Ἰησοῦς τοσούτῳ χρόνῳ μεθ' ὑμῶν
KJV: Have I been so long time with you,
INT: Jesus So long a time with you

Acts 1:6 N-DMS
GRK: ἐν τῷ χρόνῳ τούτῳ ἀποκαθιστάνεις
NAS: is it at this time You are restoring
KJV: at this time restore again the kingdom
INT: at the time this restore you

Acts 1:7 N-AMP
GRK: ἐστὶν γνῶναι χρόνους ἢ καιροὺς
NAS: to them, It is not for you to know times or
KJV: to know the times or
INT: it is to know times or seasons

Acts 1:21 N-DMS
GRK: ἐν παντὶ χρόνῳ ᾧ εἰσῆλθεν
NAS: us all the time that the Lord
KJV: with us all the time that the Lord
INT: during all [the] time which came in

Acts 3:21 N-GMP
GRK: δέξασθαι ἄχρι χρόνων ἀποκαταστάσεως πάντων
NAS: until [the] period of restoration
KJV: until the times of restitution
INT: receive until times of restoration of all things

Acts 7:17 N-NMS
GRK: ἤγγιζεν ὁ χρόνος τῆς ἐπαγγελίας
NAS: But as the time of the promise
KJV: when the time of the promise
INT: drew near the time of the promise

Acts 7:23 N-NMS
GRK: αὐτῷ τεσσερακονταετὴς χρόνος ἀνέβη ἐπὶ
NAS: he was approaching the age of forty,
KJV: was full forty years old, it came into
INT: to him of forty years a period it came into

Acts 8:11 N-DMS
GRK: τὸ ἱκανῷ χρόνῳ ταῖς μαγείαις
NAS: he had for a long time astonished
KJV: that of long time he had bewitched
INT: the long time with the magic arts

Acts 13:18 N-AMS
GRK: ὡς τεσσερακονταετῆ χρόνον ἐτροποφόρησεν αὐτοὺς
NAS: For a period of about forty years
KJV: about the time of forty years
INT: about forty years [the] time he bore manners their

Acts 14:3 N-AMS
GRK: μὲν οὖν χρόνον διέτριψαν παρρησιαζόμενοι
NAS: a long time [there] speaking boldly
KJV: Long time therefore abode they
INT: indeed Therefore time they stayed speaking boldly

54 Occurrences

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