ichnos: a trackOriginal Word: ἴχνος, ους, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Phonetic Spelling: (ikh'-nos)
Short Definition: a track, footstep
Definition: a track, footstep.
Ro 4:12: "And the father of circumcision to those who not only are of the circumcision, but who also follow in the steps (2487/í
[Note how the "principle of faith" is signaled by the Greek definite article. This refers to faith operating in a believer's life to reveal and empower God's preferred-will (cf. 2307 /thélēma). The Lord inbirths His persuasions for believers in every scene of life – if they seek Him for it. Compare Ro 10:6-8,17 with Ro 14:23.]
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a prim. word
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 2487: ἴχνος
ἴχνος, ἰχνεος (ἴχνους), τό (from ἵκω equivalent to ἱκνέομαι, to go) (from Homer down), a footprint, track, footstep: in the N. T. metaph, of imitating the example of anyone, we find στοιχεῖν τοῖς ἴχνεσι τίνος, Romans 4:12; περιεπατήσαμεν ... τοῖς αὐτοῖς ἴχνεσι, 2 Corinthians 12:18; ἐπακολούθειν τοῖς ἴχνεσι τίνος, 1 Peter 2:21, (ἐν ἴχνεσι τίνος ἔον πόδα νέμειν, Pindar Nem. 6, 27); cf. Latininsisterevestigiisalicuius.
Strong's Exhaustive Concordancea track, footprint, step
From ikneomai (to arrive; compare heko); a track (figuratively) -- step.
see GREEK heko
Forms and Transliterationsίχνει ίχνεσι ιχνεσιν ίχνεσιν ἴχνεσιν ίχνη ίχνος ίχνους ιχώρα ιχώρος ichnesin íchnesin
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Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 2487
ἴχνεσιν — 3 Occ.
Romans 4:12 N-DNP
GRK: στοιχοῦσιν τοῖς ἴχνεσιν τῆς ἐν
NAS: follow in the steps of the faith
KJV: walk in the steps of that faith
INT: walk in the steps of the during