Strong's Greek: 2812. κλέπτης (kleptés) -- a thief
2812. kleptés
Strong's Concordance
kleptés: a thief
Original Word: κλέπτης, ου, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: kleptés
Phonetic Spelling: (klep'-tace)
Short Definition: a thief
Definition: a thief.
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2812 kléptēs – a thief who steals by stealth (in secret), rather than in the open with violence (WS, 591).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from kleptó
a thief
NASB Translation
thief (12), thieves (4).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2812: κλέπτης

κλέπτης, κλέπτου, (κλέπτω) (from Homer down), the Sept. for גַּנָּב, a thief: Matthew 6:19; Matthew 24:43; Luke 12:33, 39; John 10:1, 10; 1 Corinthians 6:10; 1 Peter 4:15; an embezzler, pilferer, John 12:6; ἔρχεσθαι or ἥκειν ... ὡς κλέπτης ἐν νυκτί, equivalent to to come unexpectedly, 1 Thessalonians 5:2, 4; 2 Peter 3:10; Revelation 3:3; Revelation 16:15; the name is transferred to false teachers, who do not care to instruct men, but abuse their confidence for their own gain, John 10:8. (Synonym: see λῃστής, at the end.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From klepto; a stealer (literally or figuratively) -- thief. Compare leistes.

see GREEK klepto

see GREEK leistes

Forms and Transliterations
κλεπται κλέπται κλέπτη κλέπτην κλεπτης κλέπτης κλέπτου κλεπτών kleptai kléptai kleptes kleptēs kléptes kléptēs
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Strong's Greek 2812
16 Occurrences

κλέπται — 4 Occ.
κλέπτης — 12 Occ.

Matthew 6:19 N-NMP
GRK: καὶ ὅπου κλέπται διορύσσουσιν καὶ
NAS: and where thieves break
KJV: and where thieves break through and
INT: and where thieves break in and

Matthew 6:20 N-NMP
GRK: καὶ ὅπου κλέπται οὐ διορύσσουσιν
NAS: and where thieves do not break
KJV: and where thieves do not
INT: and where theives not do break in

Matthew 24:43 N-NMS
GRK: φυλακῇ ὁ κλέπτης ἔρχεται ἐγρηγόρησεν
NAS: time of the night the thief was coming,
KJV: watch the thief would come,
INT: time of night the thief comes he would have watched

Luke 12:33 N-NMS
GRK: οὐρανοῖς ὅπου κλέπτης οὐκ ἐγγίζει
NAS: where no thief comes near nor
KJV: where no thief approacheth, neither
INT: heavens where thief not does draw near

Luke 12:39 N-NMS
GRK: ὥρᾳ ὁ κλέπτης ἔρχεται ἐγρηγόρησεν
NAS: hour the thief was coming,
KJV: what hour the thief would come,
INT: hour the thief is coming he would have watched

John 10:1 N-NMS
GRK: ἀλλαχόθεν ἐκεῖνος κλέπτης ἐστὶν καὶ
NAS: up some other way, he is a thief and a robber.
KJV: the same is a thief and a robber.
INT: another way he a thief is and

John 10:8 N-NMP
GRK: πρὸ ἐμοῦ κλέπται εἰσὶν καὶ
NAS: before Me are thieves and robbers,
KJV: me are thieves and robbers:
INT: before me thieves are and

John 10:10 N-NMS
GRK: κλέπτης οὐκ ἔρχεται
NAS: The thief comes only
KJV: The thief cometh not,
INT: The thief not comes

John 12:6 N-NMS
GRK: ἀλλ' ὅτι κλέπτης ἦν καὶ
NAS: but because he was a thief, and as he had
KJV: because he was a thief, and had
INT: but because a thief he was and

1 Corinthians 6:10 N-NMP
GRK: οὔτε κλέπται οὔτε πλεονέκται
NAS: nor thieves, nor [the] covetous,
KJV: Nor thieves, nor covetous,
INT: nor thieves nor covetous

1 Thessalonians 5:2 N-NMS
GRK: Κυρίου ὡς κλέπτης ἐν νυκτὶ
NAS: just like a thief in the night.
KJV: cometh as a thief in the night.
INT: of [the] Lord as a thief by night

1 Thessalonians 5:4 N-AMP
GRK: ὑμᾶς ὡς κλέπτης καταλάβῃ
NAS: would overtake you like a thief;
KJV: you as a thief.
INT: you as a thief should overtake

1 Peter 4:15 N-NMS
GRK: φονεὺς ἢ κλέπτης ἢ κακοποιὸς
NAS: as a murderer, or thief, or evildoer,
KJV: or [as] a thief, or
INT: a murderer or thief or evildoer

2 Peter 3:10 N-NMS
GRK: Κυρίου ὡς κλέπτης ἐν ᾗ
NAS: like a thief, in which
KJV: will come as a thief in the night;
INT: of [the] Lord as a thief in which

Revelation 3:3 N-NMS
GRK: ἥξω ὡς κλέπτης καὶ οὐ
NAS: like a thief, and you will not know
KJV: thee as a thief, and thou shalt
INT: I will come as a thief and no

Revelation 16:15 N-NMS
GRK: ἔρχομαι ὡς κλέπτης μακάριος ὁ
NAS: like a thief. Blessed
KJV: as a thief. Blessed
INT: I come as a thief Blessed [is] he that

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