eidólon: an image (i.e. for worship), by impl. a false godOriginal Word: εἴδωλον, ου, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Phonetic Spelling: (i'-do-lon)
Short Definition: an idol, false god
Definition: an idol, false god.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
an image (i.e. for worship), by impl. a false god
idol (4), idols (7).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 1497: εἴδωλον
εἴδωλον, εἰδώλου, τό (εἶδος (cf. Winers Grammar, 96 (91); Etym. Magn. 296, 9)), in Greek writings from Homer down, an image, likeness, i. e. whatever represents the form of an object, either real or imaginary; used of the shades of the departed (in Homer), of apparitions, spectres, phantoms of the mind, etc.; in Biblical writings (an idol, i. e.):
2. a false god: Acts 15:20 (on which see ἀλίσγημα); Romans 2:22; 1 Corinthians 8:4, 7; 1 Corinthians 10:19; 2 Corinthians 6:16; 1 Thessalonians 1:9 (often in the Sept.); φυλάσσειν ἑαυτόν ἀπό τῶν εἰδώλων, to guard oneself from all manner of fellowship with heathen worship, 1 John 5:21. From eidos; an image (i.e. For worship); by implication, a heathen god, or (plural) the worship of such -- idol. see GREEK eidos
From eidos; an image (i.e. For worship); by implication, a heathen god, or (plural) the worship of such -- idol.
see GREEK eidos
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 1497
εἴδωλα — 3 Occ.
εἰδώλῳ — 1 Occ.
εἰδώλων — 4 Occ.
εἴδωλον — 2 Occ.
εἰδώλου — 1 Occ.
Acts 7:41 N-DNS
GRK: θυσίαν τῷ εἰδώλῳ καὶ εὐφραίνοντο
NAS: a sacrifice to the idol, and were rejoicing
KJV: sacrifice unto the idol, and
INT: sacrifice to the idol and rejoiced
Romans 2:22 N-ANP