5206. huiothesia
Strong's Concordance
huiothesia: adoption
Original Word: υἱοθεσία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: huiothesia
Phonetic Spelling: (hwee-oth-es-ee'-ah)
Definition: adoption
Usage: adoption, as a son into the divine family.
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5206 hyiothesía (from 5207 /hyiós, "son" and 5087 /títhēmi, "to place") – properly, sonship (legally made a son); adoption.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
probably from a comp. of huios and a derivation of tithémi
NASB Translation
adoption as sons (5).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5206: υἱοθεσία

υἱοθεσία, υἱοθεσίας, (from υἱός and θέσις, cf. ὁροθεσία, νομοθεσία; in secular authors from Pindar and Herodotus down we find θετός υἱός or θετός παῖς, an adopted son), adoption, adoption as sons (Vulg.adoptio filiorum): (Diodorus 1. 31 § 27, 5 (vol. 10:31, 13 Dindorf)); (Diogenes Laërtius 4, 53; Inscriptions. In the N. T. it is used to denote a. that relationship which God was pleased to establish between himself and the Israelites in preference to all other nations (see υἱός τοῦ Θεοῦ, 4 at the beginning): Romans 9:4.

b. the nature and condition of the true disciples of Christ, who by receiving the Spirit of God into their souls become the sons of God (see υἱός τοῦ Θεοῦ, 4): Romans 8:15; Galatians 4:5; Ephesians 1:5; it also includes the blessed state looked for in the future life after the visible return of Christ from heaven; hence, ἀπεκδέχεσθαι υἱοθεσίαν, to wait for adoption, i. e. the consummate condition of the sons of God, which will render it evident that they are the sons of God, Romans 8:23, cf. Romans 8:19.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From a presumed compound of huios and a derivative of tithemi; the placing as a son, i.e. Adoption (figuratively, Christian sonship in respect to God) -- adoption (of children, of sons).

see GREEK huios

see GREEK tithemi

Forms and Transliterations
υιοθεσια υιοθεσία υἱοθεσία υιοθεσιαν υιοθεσίαν υἱοθεσίαν υιοθεσιας υιοθεσίας υἱοθεσίας huiothesia huiothesian huiothesias hyiothesía hyiothesían hyiothesías uiothesia uiothesian uiothesias
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Englishman's Concordance
Romans 8:15 N-GFS
GRK: ἐλάβετε πνεῦμα υἱοθεσίας ἐν ᾧ
NAS: a spirit of adoption as sons by which
KJV: the Spirit of adoption, whereby
INT: you received a Spirit of adoption whereby which

Romans 8:23 N-AFS
GRK: ἑαυτοῖς στενάζομεν υἱοθεσίαν ἀπεκδεχόμενοι τὴν
NAS: waiting eagerly for [our] adoption as sons, the redemption
KJV: waiting for the adoption, [to wit], the redemption
INT: ourselves groan adoption awaiting the

Romans 9:4 N-NFS
GRK: ὧν ἡ υἱοθεσία καὶ ἡ
NAS: to whom belongs the adoption as sons, and the glory
KJV: to whom [pertaineth] the adoption, and
INT: whose [is] the adoption and the

Galatians 4:5 N-AFS
GRK: ἵνα τὴν υἱοθεσίαν ἀπολάβωμεν
NAS: that we might receive the adoption as sons.
KJV: we might receive the adoption of sons.
INT: that the adoption we might receive

Ephesians 1:5 N-AFS
GRK: ἡμᾶς εἰς υἱοθεσίαν διὰ Ἰησοῦ
NAS: He predestined us to adoption as sons through
KJV: unto the adoption of children by
INT: us for adoption through Jesus

Strong's Greek 5206
5 Occurrences

υἱοθεσία — 1 Occ.
υἱοθεσίαν — 3 Occ.
υἱοθεσίας — 1 Occ.

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