1638. elaión
Strong's Concordance
elaión: an olive orchard, i.e. spec. the Mt. of Olives
Original Word: Ἐλαιών, ῶνος, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: elaión
Phonetic Spelling: (el-ah-yone')
Definition: an olive orchard, the Mount of Olives
Usage: Olive-grove, Olive-yard, the mount Olivet.
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Cognate: 1638 elaiṓn (from 1636elaia, "an olive tree") – properly, the place of olive trees (an olive orchard), referring to the Mount of Olives (J. Thayer) – the mountain-ridge that runs parallel to Jerusalem and separated from it by the Kidron Valley.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from elaia
an olive orchard, i.e. spec. the Mt. of Olives
NASB Translation
Olivet (3).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1638: ἐλαιῶν

ἐλαιῶν, Ἐλαιῶνος, (the ending ὤν in derivative nouns indicating a place set with trees of the kind designated by the primitive, as δαφνων, ἰτεων, δρυμῶν κέδρων, cf. Alexander Buttmann (1873) Ausf. Spr. ii., p. 422ff: Kühner, i., p. 711; (Jelf, § 335 d.)); an olive-orchard, a place planted with olive trees, i. e. the Mount of Olives (A. V. Olivet) (see ἐλαία, 1): Acts 1:12 (διά τοῦ Ἐλαιῶνος ὄρους, Josephus, Antiquities 7, 9, 2). In Luke 19:29; Luke 21:37 also we should write τό ὄρος τό καλούμενον ἐλαιῶν (so L T Tr (but WH with R G ἐλααιων)); likewise in Josephus, Antiquities 20, 8, 6 πρός ὄρος τό προσαγορευόμενον ἐλαιῶν; b. j. 2, 13, 5 and 5, 2, 3 εἰς (κατά) ἐλαιῶν καλούμενον ὄρος; 6, 2, 8 κατά τό ἐλαιῶν ὄρος; (but in Josephus the passages cited; Bekker editions, ἐλαιῶν). Cf. Fritzsche on Mark, p. 794f; Buttmann, 22 (19f); Winers Grammar, 182 (171) n. 1; (but see WHs Appendix, p. 158b). (The Sept. sometimes render זַיִת freely by ἐλαιῶν, as Exodus 23:11; Deuteronomy 6:11; 1 Samuel 8:14, etc.; not found in Greek writings.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From elaia; an olive-orchard, i.e. (specially) the Mount of Olives -- Olivet.

see GREEK elaia

Forms and Transliterations
ελαιώνά ελαιώνας Ελαιωνος ελαιώνος Ἐλαιῶνος ελαιώνων Elaionos Elaiônos Elaiōnos Elaiō̂nos
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Englishman's Concordance
Acts 1:12 N-GMS
GRK: τοῦ καλουμένου Ἐλαιῶνος ὅ ἐστιν
NAS: called Olivet, which
KJV: the mount called Olivet, which is
INT: called of Olives which is

Strong's Greek 1638
1 Occurrence

Ἐλαιῶνος — 1 Occ.

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