2356. thréskeia
Strong's Concordance
thréskeia: religion
Original Word: θρησκεία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: thréskeia
Phonetic Spelling: (thrace-ki'-ah)
Definition: religion
Usage: (underlying sense: reverence or worship of the gods), worship as expressed in ritual acts, religion.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from a derivation of thréskos
NASB Translation
religion (3), worship (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2356: θρησκεία

θρησκεία Tdf. θρησκια (see Iota) (a later word; Ionic θρησκιη in Herodotus (2, 18. 37)), θρησκείας, (from θρησκεύω, and this from θρησκός, which see; hence, apparently primarily fear of the gods); religious worship, especially external, that which consists in ceremonies: hence, in plural θρησκιας ἐπιτελεῖν μυριάς, Herodotus 2, 37; καθιστας ἁγνείας τέ καί θρησκείας καί καθαρμους, Dionysius Halicarnassus 2, 63; universally, religious worship, James 1:26f; with the genitive of the object (Winer's Grammar, 187 (176)) τῶν ἀγγέλων, Colossians 2:18 (τῶν εἰδώλων, Wis. 14:27; τῶν δαιμον´ων, Eusebius, h. e. 6, 41, 2; τῶν θεῶν, ibid. 9, 9, 14; τοῦ Θεοῦ, Herodian, 4, 8, 17 (7 edition, Bekker); often in Josephus (cf. Krebs, Observations, etc., p. 339f); Clement of Rome, 1 Cor. 45, 7 [ET]); religious discipline, religion: ἡμετέρα θρησκεία, of Judaism, Acts 26:5 (τήν ἐμήν θρησκειαν καταλιπών, put into the mouth of God by Josephus, Antiquities 8, 11, 1; with the genitive of the subjunctive τῶν Ἰουδαίων, 4 Macc. 5:6, 13 (12); Josephus, Antiquities 12, 5, 4; θρησκεία κοσμικη, i. e. worthy to be embraced by all nations, a world religion, b. j. 4, 5, 2; piety, περί τόν Θεόν, Antiquities 1, 13, 1; κατά τήν ἔμφυτον θρησκειαν τῶν βαρβάρων πρός τό βασιλικόν ὄνομα, Chariton 7, 6, p. 165, 18 edition, Reiske; of the reverence of Antiochus the Pious for the Jewish religion, Josephus, Antiquities 13, 8, 2). Cf. Grimm on 4 Macc. 5:6; (especially Trench, § xlviii.).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
religion, worshipping.

From a derivative of threskos; ceremonial observance -- religion, worshipping.

see GREEK threskos

Forms and Transliterations
θρησκεια θρησκεία θρησκείᾳ θρησκειας θρησκείας threskeia threskeía thrēskeia thrēskeía threskeíāi thrēskeíāi threskeias threskeías thrēskeias thrēskeías
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Englishman's Concordance
Acts 26:5 N-GFS
GRK: τῆς ἡμετέρας θρησκείας ἔζησα Φαρισαῖος
NAS: to the strictest sect of our religion.
KJV: of our religion I lived
INT: of the of us religion I lived a Pharisee

Colossians 2:18 N-DFS
GRK: ταπεινοφροσύνῃ καὶ θρησκείᾳ τῶν ἀγγέλων
NAS: in self-abasement and the worship of the angels,
KJV: and worshipping of angels,
INT: humility and worship of the angels

James 1:26 N-NFS
GRK: μάταιος ἡ θρησκεία
NAS: this man's religion is worthless.
KJV: heart, this man's religion [is] vain.
INT: worthless [is] the religion

James 1:27 N-NFS
GRK: θρησκεία καθαρὰ καὶ
NAS: and undefiled religion in the sight
KJV: Pure religion and undefiled
INT: Religion pure and

Strong's Greek 2356
4 Occurrences

θρησκείᾳ — 3 Occ.
θρησκείας — 1 Occ.

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