3696. hoplon
Strong's Concordance
hoplon: a tool, implement, weapon
Original Word: ὅπλον, ου, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: hoplon
Phonetic Spelling: (hop'-lon)
Definition: a tool, implement, weapon
Usage: an instrument; plur: arms, weapons.
HELPS Word-studies

3696 hóplon – properly, an implement (normally used for warfare). In the NT, 3696 /hóplon ("instrument") is always in the plural ("weapons to wage war").

3696 /hóplon ("instruments to make war") underlines that God always gives all the resources we need to prevail in every form of spiritual warfare – as we live in faith ("His inbirthed persuasion," 2 Cor 6:7, 10:4).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
a tool, implement, weapon
NASB Translation
armor (1), instruments (2), weapons (3).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3696: ὅπλον

ὅπλον (allied to ἐπω, Latinsequor, socius, etc.; Curtius, § 621), ὅπλου, τό, as in classical Greek from Homer down, any tool or implement for preparing a thing (like the Latinarma); hence,

1. plural arms used in warfare, weapons: John 18:3; 2 Corinthians 10:4; metaphorically, τῆς δικαιοσύνης, which δικαιοσύνη furnishes, 2 Corinthians 6:7; τοῦ φωτός, adapted to the light, such as light demands, Romans 13:12 (here L marginal reading ἔργα).

2. an instrument: ὅπλα ἀδικίας, for committing unrighteousness, opposed to ὅπλα δικαιοσύνης, for practising righteousness, Romans 6:13.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
armor, instrument, weapon.

Probably from a primary hepo (to be busy about); an implement or utensil or tool (literally or figuratively, especially, offensive for war) -- armour, instrument, weapon.

Forms and Transliterations
οπλα όπλα ὅπλα όπλοις όπλον όπλου οπλοφόρων όπλω οπλων όπλων ὅπλων hopla hópla hoplon hoplōn hóplon hóplōn opla oplon oplōn
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Englishman's Concordance
John 18:3 N-GNP
GRK: λαμπάδων καὶ ὅπλων
NAS: with lanterns and torches and weapons.
KJV: torches and weapons.
INT: lamps and weapons

Romans 6:13 N-ANP
GRK: μέλη ὑμῶν ὅπλα ἀδικίας τῇ
NAS: of your body to sin [as] instruments of unrighteousness;
KJV: members [as] instruments of unrighteousness
INT: members of you instruments of unrighteousness

Romans 6:13 N-ANP
GRK: μέλη ὑμῶν ὅπλα δικαιοσύνης τῷ
NAS: and your members [as] instruments of righteousness
KJV: members [as] instruments of righteousness
INT: members of you instruments of righteousness

Romans 13:12 N-ANP
GRK: δὲ τὰ ὅπλα τοῦ φωτός
NAS: and put on the armor of light.
KJV: and let us put on the armour of light.
INT: moreover the armour of light

2 Corinthians 6:7 N-GNP
GRK: διὰ τῶν ὅπλων τῆς δικαιοσύνης
NAS: of God; by the weapons of righteousness
KJV: by the armour of righteousness
INT: with the weapons of righteousness

2 Corinthians 10:4 N-NNP
GRK: τὰ γὰρ ὅπλα τῆς στρατείας
NAS: for the weapons of our warfare
KJV: (For the weapons of our warfare
INT: the indeed weapons of the warfare

Strong's Greek 3696
6 Occurrences

ὅπλα — 4 Occ.
ὅπλων — 2 Occ.

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