Strong's Enhanced Concordance

The Aionian Bible un-translates and instead transliterates ten special words to help us better understand the extent of God’s love for individuals and all mankind, and the nature of afterlife destinies. The original translation is unaltered and an inline note is appended to 63 Old Testament and 200 New Testament verses. Compare the definitions below to the Aionian Glossary. Follow the blue link below to study the word's usage. Search for any Strong's number: g1-21369 and h1-9049.
a people
Strongs:
g2992
Word:
λαός
Tyndale
Word:
λαός
Transliteration:
laos
Gloss:
a people
Morphhology:
Greek, Noun, Male
Definition:
λαός, -οῦ, ὁ, [in LXX very freq. for עַם, Gen.14:16, al; occasionally for לְאֹם (Gen.25:23, al.), etc;] a word rarely found in Att. prose; 1) the people at large (Hom, al.), esp. of people assembled: Mat.27:25, Luk.1:21 3:15 al; pl. (Hom, al, π; see MM, xvi), Act.4:27. 2) a people, those of the same race and language (Pind, Æsch, al: in LXX, Gen.26:11, Exo.9:16, al.): joined with γλῶσσα, φυλή, ἔθνος, Rev.5:9 7:9 11:9, al; pl, Luk.2:31, Rom.15:11; esp. as almost always in LXX, of Israel, Mat.4:23, Mrk.7:6, Luk.2:10, Jhn.11:50, Heb.2:17, al; opp. to τ. ἔθνη, Act.26:17, 23 Rom.15:10; πρεσβύτεροι (πρῶτοι, etc.) τοῦ λ, Mat.21:23, Luk.19:17, Act.4:8, al; ὁ λ. μου (αὐτοῦ, τ. θεοῦ), Mat.2:6, Luk.1:68, Heb.11:25, al; of the people disting. from the rulers and priests (I Est.1:10, Jdth.8:9, al.), Mat.26:5, Luk.20:19, Heb.5:3, al; of Christians, as the people of God, Act.15:14, Rom.9:25, 26 Heb.4:9; περιούσιος, Tit.2:14; εἰς περιποίησιν, 1Pe.2:9 (LXX). SYN.: see: δῆμος. (AS)
Liddell-Scott-Jones
Word:
λαός
Transliteration:
laos
Gloss:
a people
Morphhology:
Greek, Noun, Male
Definition:
λᾱός, ὁ, Ionic dialect ληός [Refs 6th c.BC+] (variant{λαόν}, which is in all Mss. in [Refs 6th c.BC+]; Attic dialect λεώς, which is also used in [Refs 5th c.BC+] and in late Prose, as Foed.Byzantine cited in [Refs 5th c.BC+] 1) in [Refs 8th c.BC+] (λαοί) usually means men, i.e. soldiers, both of the whole army and smaller divisions, κριτὸς ἔγρετο λ. Ἀχαιῶν [Refs]; periphrastic, στρατὸς λαῶν[Refs]; mostly including both foot and horse, as [Refs]; but sometimes λαός denotes foot, as opposed to horse, [Refs]; also, a land army, opposed to a fleet, [Refs]; also, the common men, opposed to their leaders, [Refs]; but 2) in [Refs 8th c.BC+], almost always means men or people; as subjects of a prince, e.g. [Refs 8th c.BC+]; λαοὶ ἀγροιῶται country-folk, [Refs]; work-people, [Refs]; of sailors, [Refs 8th c.BC+] seafaring folk, [Refs 5th c.BC+]: in singular, slave, τὸν Εὐρυσθέως λεών, of Heracles, [Refs 4th c.BC+]; and so perhaps λεὼς αὔτοικος [Refs], i.e. mankind, [Refs 4th c.BC+]; λ. ἐγχώριοι the natives,[Refs 8th c.BC+]; especially in Egypt, of the fellahin, [Refs 3rd c.BC+]; civil population, opposed to priests and soldiers, [Refs 3rd c.BC+] 3) people assembled, as in the theatre, ὁ πολὺς λαῶν ὄχλος [Refs 5th c.BC+]; especially in the Ecclesia, αἱ στίχες τῶν λαῶν [Refs] hear O people!—the usual way of beginning proclamations at Athens, like our [Refs 6th c.BC+]; τιμῶσιν οἱ πάντες λεῴ[Refs 4th c.BC+]; ὁ πολὺς λεώς the multitude, [Refs 5th c.BC+] 4) in LXX, of the people, as opposed to priests and Levites, [NT]; of [NT] II) a people, i.e. all who are called by one name, first in [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἱππόται λαοί, i.e. the Thessalians, [Refs 5th c.BC+] people and λᾶος stone (compare λᾶας) is implied in [Refs 8th c.BC+]; and so [Refs 5th c.BC+] explains the word from the legend of Deucalion, [Refs 5th c.BC+] (From λᾱϝ, as shown by the proper noun Λαϝοπτόλεμος [Refs]
Strongs
Word:
λαός
Transliteration:
laós
Pronounciation:
lah-os'
Language:
Greek
Morphhology:
Noun Masculine
Definition:
a people (in general; thus differing from g1218 (δῆμος), which denotes one's own populace); people; apparently a primary word;