themelios: belonging to the foundationOriginal Word: θεμέλιος, ον
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine; Noun, Neuter
Phonetic Spelling: (them-el'-ee-os)
Short Definition: belonging to the foundation
Definition: (properly, an adj: belonging to the foundation), a foundation stone.
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 2310: θεμέλιος
θεμέλιος, θεμέλιον (θέμα (i. e. thing laid down)), laid down as a foundation, belonging to a foundation (Diodorus 5, 66; θεμέλιοι λίθοι, Aristophanes av. 1137); generally as a substantive, ὁ θεμέλιος (namely, λίθος) (1 Corinthians 3:11; 2 Timothy 2:19; Revelation 21:19), and τό θεμέλιον (rarely so in Greek writings, as (Aristotle, phys. auscult. 2, 9, p. 200a, 4); Pausanias, 8, 32, 1; (others)), the foundation (of a building, wall, city): properly, Luke 6:49; τιθέναι θεμέλιον, Luke 6:48; Luke 14:29; plural οἱ θεμέλιοι (chiefly so in Greek writings), Hebrews 11:10; Revelation 21:14, 19; neuter τό θεμέλια, Acts 16:26 (and often in the Sept.); metaphorically, the foundations, beginnings, first principles, of an institution or system of truth: 1 Corinthians 3:10, 12; the rudiments, first principles, of Christian life and knowledge, Hebrews 6:1 (μετανοίας genitive of apposition (Winer's Grammar, 531 (494))); a course of instruction begun by a teacher, Romans 15:20; Christ is called the θεμέλιος, i. e. faith in him, which is like a foundation laid in the soul on which is built up the fuller and richer knowledge of saving truth, 1 Corinthians 3:11; τῶν ἀποστόλων (genitive of apposition, on account of what follows: ὄντος ... Χριστοῦ (others say genitive of origin, see ἐποικοδομέω; cf. Winer's Grammar, § 30, 1; Meyer or Ellicott at the passage)), of the apostles as preachers of salvation, upon which foundation the Christian church has been built, Ephesians 2:20; a solid and stable spiritual possession, on which resting as on a foundation they may strive to lay hold on eternal life, 1 Timothy 6:19; the church is apparently called θεμέλιος as the foundation of the 'city of God,' 2 Timothy 2:19, cf. 2 Timothy 2:20 and 1 Timothy 3:15. (the Sept. several times also for אַרְמון, a palace, Isaiah 25:2; Jeremiah 6:5; Amos 1:4, etc.)
Strong's Exhaustive Concordancefoundation.
From a derivative of tithemi; something put down, i.e. A substruction (of a building, etc.), (literally or figuratively) -- foundation.
see GREEK tithemi
Forms and Transliterationsθεμελια θεμέλια θεμέλιά θεμελιοι θεμέλιοι θεμελιον θεμέλιον θεμελιος θεμέλιος θεμελιου θεμελίου θεμελιους θεμελίους θεμελιω θεμελιώ θεμελίῳ θεμελίων themelia themélia themelio themeliō themelioi themelíoi themelíōi themélioi themelion themélion themelios themélios themeliou themelíou themelious themelíous
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Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 2310
θεμέλια — 1 Occ.
θεμελίῳ — 1 Occ.
θεμέλιοι — 1 Occ.
θεμέλιον — 8 Occ.
θεμέλιος — 2 Occ.
θεμελίου — 1 Occ.
θεμελίους — 2 Occ.
Luke 6:48 N-AMS
GRK: καὶ ἔθηκεν θεμέλιον ἐπὶ τὴν
NAS: and laid a foundation on the rock;
KJV: and laid the foundation on a rock:
INT: and laid a foundation on the