1680. elpis
Strong's Concordance
elpis: expectation, hope
Original Word: ἐλπίς, ίδος, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: elpis
Phonetic Spelling: (el-pece')
Definition: expectation, hope
Usage: hope, expectation, trust, confidence.
HELPS Word-studies

1680 elpís (from elpō, "to anticipate, welcome") – properly, expectation of what is sure (certain); hope.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from the same as elpizó
expectation, hope
NASB Translation
hope (53), hopes (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1680: ἐλπίς

ἐλπίς (sometimes written ἐλπίς; so WH in Romans 8:20; Tdf. in Acts 2:26; see (in 2 below, and) the references under the word ἀφειδον), ἐλπίδος, (ἔλπω to make to hope), the Sept. for בֶּטַח and מִבְטַח, trust; מַחְסֶה that in which one confides or to which he flees for refuge; תִּקְוָה expectation, hope; in the classics a vox media, i. e. expectation whether of good or of ill;

1. rarely in a bad sense, expectation of evil, fear; as, τῶν κακῶν ἐλπίς, Lucian, Tyrannic c. 3; τοῦ φοβοῦ ἐλπίς, Thucydides 7, 61; κακῇ ἐλπίς, Plato, rep. 1, p. 330 e. (cf. legg. 1, p. 644 c. at the end); πονηρά ἐλπίς Isaiah 28:19, the Sept.

2. much more frequent in the classics, and always in the N. T., in a good sense: expectation of good, hope; and in the Christian sense, joyful and confident expectation of eternal salvation: Acts 23:6; Acts 26:7; Romans 5:4; Romans 12:12; Romans 15:13; 1 Corinthians 13:13; 1 Peter 1:3; 1 Peter 3:15; ἀγαθή ἐλπίς (often in secular authors, as Plato, Phaedo 67 c.; plural ἐλπίδες ἀγαθαί, legg. 1, p. 649 b.; Xenophon, Ages. 1, 27), 2 Thessalonians 2:16; ἐλπίς βλεπομένη, hope whose object is seen, Romans 8:24; Θεός τῆς ἐλπίδος, God, the author of hope, Romans 15:13; πληροθορια τῆς ἐλπίδος, fullness, i. e. certainty and strength of hope, Hebrews 6:11; ὁμολογία τῆς ἐλπίδος, the confession of those things which we hope for, Hebrews 10:23; τό καύχημα τῆς ἐλπίδος hope wherein we glory, Hebrews 3:6; ἐπεισαγωγή κρείττονος ἐλπίδος, the bringing in of a better hope, Hebrews 7:19; ἐλπίς with the genitive of the subjunctive, Acts 28:20; 2 Corinthians 1:7 (6); Philippians 1:20; with the genitive of the object, Acts 27:20; Romans 5:2; 1 Corinthians 9:10; 1 Thessalonians 5:8; Titus 3:7; with the genitive of the thing on which the hope depends, ἐλπίς τῆς ἐργασίας αὐτῶν, Acts 16:19; τῆς κλήσεως, Ephesians 1:18; Ephesians 4:4; τοῦ εὐαγγελίου, Colossians 1:23; with the genitive of the person in whom hope is reposed, 1 Thessalonians 1:3 (cf. Buttmann, 155 (136)). ἐπ' (or ἐφ' — so Acts 2:26 L T; Romans 4:18 L; () T WH; cf. Scrivener, Introduction, etc., p. 565; (but see above, at the beginning)) ἐλπίδι, relying on hope, having hope, in hope (Euripides, Herc. fur. 804; Diodorus Siculus 13, 21; ἐπ' ἐλπίδι ἀγαθή, Xenophon, mem. 2, 1, 187 (Winers Grammar, 394 (368), cf. 425 (396); Buttmann, 337 (290)): Acts 2:26 (of a return to life); Romans 4:18; with the genitive of the thing hoped for added: ζωῆς αἰωνίου, Titus 1:2; τοῦ μετέχειν, 1 Corinthians 9:10 (G L T Tr WH); in hope, followed by ὅτι, Romans 8:20 (21) (but Tdf. reads διότι); on account of the hope, for the hope (Buttmann, 165 (144)), with the genitive of the thing on which the hope rests, Acts 26:6. παῥ ἐλπίδα, beyond, against, hope (Winer's Grammar, 404 (377)): Romans 4:18 (i. e. where the laws of nature left no room for hope). ἔχειν ἐλπίδα (often in Greek writings): Romans 15:4; 2 Corinthians 3:12; with an infinitive belonging to the person hoping, 2 Corinthians 10:15; ἐλπίδα ἔχειν εἰς (Tdf. πρός) Θεόν, followed by an accusative with an infinitive Acts 24:15 (εἰς Χριστόν ἔχειν, τάς ἐλπίδας, Acta Thomae § 28; (τήν ἐλπίδα εἰς τόν Ἰησοῦν ἐν τῷ πνεύματι ἔχοντες, the Epistle of Barnabas 11, 11 [ET])); ἐπί with the dative of person 1 John 3:3; ἐλπίδα μή ἔχοντες (of the heathen) having no hope (of salvation), Ephesians 2:12; 1 Thessalonians 4:13; ἐλπίς ἐστιν εἰς Θεόν, directed unto God, 1 Peter 1:21. By metonymy, it denotes a. the author of hope, or he who is its foundation, (often so in Greek authors, as Aeschylus choëph. 776; Thucydides 3, 57; (cf. Ignatius ad Eph. 21, 2 [ET]; ad Magn. 11 [ET] at the end; ad Philad. 11, 2 [ET]; ad Trall. inscr. and 2, 2 [ET], etc.)): 1 Timothy 1:1; 1 Thessalonians 2:19; with the genitive of object added, τῆς δόξης, Colossians 1:27.

b. the thing hoped for: προσδέχεσθαι τήν μακαρίαν ἐλπίδα, Titus 2:13; ἐλπίδα δικαιοσύνης ἀπεκδέχεσθαι, the thing hoped for, which is righteousness (cf. Meyer edition Sieffert at the passage), Galatians 5:5 (προσδοκῶν τάς ὑπό Θεοῦ ἐλπίδας, 2 Macc. 7:14); διά ἐλπίδα τήν ἀποκειμένην ἐν τοῖς οὐρανοῖς, Colossians 1:5; κρατῆσαι τῆς προκειμένης ἐλπίδος, Hebrews 6:18 (cf. Bleek at the passage). — Zöckler, De vi ac notlone vocis ἐλπίς in N. T. Gissae 1856.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
faith, hope.

From a primary elpo (to anticipate, usually with pleasure); expectation (abstractly or concretely) or confidence -- faith, hope.

Forms and Transliterations
ελπιδα ελπίδα ἐλπίδα ελπίδας ελπιδι ελπίδι ἐλπίδι ἑλπίδι ελπιδος ελπίδος ἐλπίδος ελπις ελπίς ἐλπίς ἐλπὶς elpida elpída elpidi elpídi elpidos elpídos elpis elpís elpìs helpidi helpídi
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Englishman's Concordance
Acts 2:26 N-DFS
GRK: κατασκηνώσει ἐπ' ἐλπίδι
KJV: shall rest in hope:
INT: will dwell in hope

Acts 16:19 N-NFS
GRK: ἐξῆλθεν ἡ ἐλπὶς τῆς ἐργασίας
NAS: saw that their hope of profit
KJV: saw that the hope of their gains
INT: was gone the hope of the profit

Acts 23:6 N-GFS
GRK: Φαρισαίων περὶ ἐλπίδος καὶ ἀναστάσεως
NAS: I am on trial for the hope and resurrection
KJV: of the hope and
INT: of a Pharisee concerning [the] hope and resurrection

Acts 24:15 N-AFS
GRK: ἐλπίδα ἔχων εἰς
NAS: having a hope in God, which
KJV: And have hope toward God,
INT: a hope having in

Acts 26:6 N-DFS
GRK: νῦν ἐπ' ἐλπίδι τῆς εἰς
NAS: trial for the hope of the promise
KJV: for the hope of the promise
INT: now for [the] hope of the to

Acts 26:7 N-GFS
GRK: περὶ ἧς ἐλπίδος ἐγκαλοῦμαι ὑπὸ
NAS: And for this hope, O King,
KJV: For which hope's sake, king Agrippa,
INT: concerning which hope I am accused by

Acts 27:20 N-NFS
GRK: λοιπὸν περιῃρεῖτο ἐλπὶς πᾶσα τοῦ
NAS: on all hope of our being saved
KJV: [us], all hope that we
INT: from now was taken away hope all the

Acts 28:20 N-GFS
GRK: γὰρ τῆς ἐλπίδος τοῦ Ἰσραὴλ
NAS: for the sake of the hope of Israel.
KJV: for the hope of Israel
INT: indeed the hope of Israel

Romans 4:18 N-AFS
GRK: ὃς παρ' ἐλπίδα ἐπ' ἐλπίδι
NAS: In hope against hope
KJV: Who against hope believed in
INT: who against hope in hope

Romans 4:18 N-DFS
GRK: ἐλπίδα ἐπ' ἐλπίδι ἐπίστευσεν εἰς
NAS: In hope against hope he believed, so
KJV: believed in hope, that he
INT: hope in hope believed for

Romans 5:2 N-DFS
GRK: καυχώμεθα ἐπ' ἐλπίδι τῆς δόξης
NAS: and we exult in hope of the glory
KJV: rejoice in hope of the glory of God.
INT: we boast in hope of the glory

Romans 5:4 N-AFS
GRK: δὲ δοκιμὴ ἐλπίδα
NAS: character; and proven character, hope;
KJV: and experience, hope:
INT: and character hope

Romans 5:5 N-NFS
GRK: ἡ δὲ ἐλπὶς οὐ καταισχύνει
NAS: and hope does not disappoint, because
KJV: And hope maketh not
INT: which moreover hope not does make ashamed

Romans 8:20 N-DFS
GRK: ὑποτάξαντα ἐφ' ἑλπίδι
NAS: of Him who subjected it, in hope
KJV: [the same] in hope,
INT: having subjected [it] in hope

Romans 8:24 N-DFS
GRK: τῇ γὰρ ἐλπίδι ἐσώθημεν ἐλπὶς
NAS: For in hope we have been saved,
KJV: For we are saved by hope: but hope
INT: in this indeed hope we were saved hope

Romans 8:24 N-NFS
GRK: ἐλπίδι ἐσώθημεν ἐλπὶς δὲ βλεπομένη
NAS: we have been saved, but hope that is seen
KJV: by hope: but hope that is seen is
INT: hope we were saved hope however seen

Romans 8:24 N-NFS
GRK: οὐκ ἔστιν ἐλπίς ὃ γὰρ
NAS: that is seen is not hope; for who
KJV: is not hope: for what
INT: not is hope what indeed

Romans 12:12 N-DFS
GRK: τῇ ἐλπίδι χαίροντες τῇ
NAS: rejoicing in hope, persevering
KJV: Rejoicing in hope; patient
INT: In hope rejoice the

Romans 15:4 N-AFS
GRK: γραφῶν τὴν ἐλπίδα ἔχωμεν
NAS: of the Scriptures we might have hope.
KJV: of the scriptures might have hope.
INT: Scriptures hope we might have

Romans 15:13 N-GFS
GRK: θεὸς τῆς ἐλπίδος πληρώσαι ὑμᾶς
NAS: may the God of hope fill
KJV: Now the God of hope fill you
INT: [the] God of hope may fill you

Romans 15:13 N-DFS
GRK: ἐν τῇ ἐλπίδι ἐν δυνάμει
NAS: that you will abound in hope by the power
KJV: may abound in hope, through the power
INT: in the hope in power

1 Corinthians 9:10 N-DFS
GRK: ὀφείλει ἐπ' ἐλπίδι ὁ ἀροτριῶν
NAS: to plow in hope, and the thresher
KJV: in hope; and
INT: ought in order that hope he that plows

1 Corinthians 9:10 N-DFS
GRK: ἀλοῶν ἐπ' ἐλπίδι τοῦ μετέχειν
NAS: and the thresher [to thresh] in hope of sharing
KJV: that he that thresheth in hope should be partaker
INT: threshes in hope to partake

1 Corinthians 13:13 N-NFS
GRK: μένει πίστις ἐλπίς ἀγάπη τὰ
NAS: But now faith, hope, love, abide
KJV: abideth faith, hope, charity, these
INT: abides faith hope love the things

2 Corinthians 1:7 N-NFS
GRK: καὶ ἡ ἐλπὶς ἡμῶν βεβαία
KJV: And our hope of you
INT: and the hope of us [is] sure

Strong's Greek 1680
53 Occurrences

ἐλπίδα — 18 Occ.
ἐλπίδι — 12 Occ.
ἐλπίδος — 13 Occ.
ἐλπὶς — 10 Occ.

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