2436. hileós
Strong's Concordance
hileós: propitious
Original Word: ἵλεως
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: hileós
Phonetic Spelling: (hil'-eh-oce)
Definition: propitious
Usage: propitious, forgiving, merciful.
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2436 híleōs (an adjective, used back in Attic Greek about appeasing divine wrath) – properly, propitious, describing God's covenant-mercy which rescues the believer by His atonement (bringing divine satisfaction).

[NAS dictionary, "2436 (híleōs) is another spelling of hilaos (propitious)."]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
another spelling of hilaos (propitious, gracious)
NASB Translation
god forbid (1), merciful (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2436: ἵλεως

ἵλεως, ἱλεων (Attic for ἴλαος (cf. Winers Grammar, 22), from Homer down), propitious, merciful: ἔσομαι ἵλεως ταῖς ἀδικίαις, i. e. I will pardon, Hebrews 8:12; Jeremiah 38:34 (); Jeremiah 43:3 (); also ταῖς ἁμαρτίαις, 1 Kings 8:34; 2 Chronicles 6:25, 27, etc.; ἵλεως σοι, namely, ἔστω (or εἴη, Buttmann, § 129, 22) Θεός, i. e. God avert this from thee, Matthew 16:22; the Sept. for חָלִילָה followed by לְ, be it far from one, 2 Samuel 20:20; 2 Samuel 23:17.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
gracious, merciful

Perhaps from the alternate form of haireomai; cheerful (as attractive), i.e. Propitious; adverbially (by Hebraism) God be gracious!, i.e. (in averting some calamity) far be it -- be it far, merciful.

see GREEK haireomai

Forms and Transliterations
ιλεως ιλεώς ίλεως ίλεώς ἵλεως Ἵλεώς hileos hileōs híleos híleōs Híleṓs ileos ileōs
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 16:22 Adj-NMS
GRK: αὐτῷ λέγων Ἵλεώς σοι κύριε
NAS: Him, saying, God forbid [it], Lord!
KJV: saying, Be it far from thee,
INT: him saying far be it from you master

Hebrews 8:12 Adj-NMS
GRK: ὅτι ἵλεως ἔσομαι ταῖς
KJV: I will be merciful to their
INT: Because merciful I will be to the

Strong's Greek 2436
2 Occurrences

Ἵλεώς — 2 Occ.

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