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.
principle
Strongs:
g4747
Word:
στοιχεῖον
Tyndale
Word:
στοιχεῖον
Transliteration:
stoicheion
Gloss:
principle
Morphhology:
Greek, Noun, Neuter
Definition:
στοιχεῖον, -ου, τό [in LXX: Wis.7:17 19:18, 4Ma.12:13 *;] prop, one of a row (στοῖχος) or series, hence, 1) the shadow-line of a dial (Aristoph.). 2) an elementary sound or letter of the alphabet (Anth, Plut, π.). 3) the elements or rudiments of knowledge (Arist, al.) Heb.5:12; πτωχὰ σ, Gal.4:9; σ. τοῦ κόσμου, Gal.4:3, Col.2:8, 20 (but see infr.). 4) The material elements of the universe (Plat; LXX, ll. with): 2Pe.3:10 3:12. 5) The heavenly bodies (Ding. Laert.). 6) The demons or tutelary spirits of nature (Enoch, Test, Sol, al; for this sense in Ga, Col, ll. with, see ICC on Col.2:8; Enc. Bibl, see word " Elements "). (AS)
Liddell-Scott-Jones
Word:
στοιχεῖον
Transliteration:
stoicheion
Gloss:
principle
Morphhology:
Greek, Noun, Neuter
Definition:
στοιχεῖον, τό: I) in a form of sun-dial, the shadow of the gnomon, the length of which in feet indicated the time of day, ὅταν ᾖ δεκάπουν τὸ σ. when the shadow is ten feet long, [Refs 5th c.BC+], see [Refs 4th c.BC+] II) element, II.1) a simple sound of speech, as the first component of the syllable, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; τὸ ῥῶ τὸ σ[Refs 4th c.BC+] —στοιχεῖα therefore, strictly, were different from letters (γράμματα), [Refs 2nd c.BC+], but are frequently not clearly distinguished from them, as by [Refs 5th c.BC+]; σ. ε ¯ letter ε (in a filing-system), [Refs 2nd c.AD+]; ἀκουόμενα σ. letters which are pronounced, [Refs 2nd c.AD+]; γράμματα and ς. are expressly identified by [Refs 2nd c.BC+]; the ς. and its name are confused by [Refs 2nd c.BC+] — κατὰ στοιχεῖον in the order of the letters, alphabetically, [Refs 1st c.AD+] II.2) in Physics, στοιχεῖα were the components into which matter is ultimately divisible, elements, reduced to four by Empedocles, who called them ῥιζὤματα, the word στοιχεῖα being first used (accusative to [Refs 5th c.BC+], τὰ πρῶτα οἱονπερεὶ σ, ἐξ ὧν ἡμεῖς τε συγκείμεθα καὶ τἄλλα [Refs]; τὰ τῶν πάντων σ. [Refs 4th c.BC+]; ἄτομα σ. [Refs 4th c.BC+]; equivalent to ἀρχαί, Thales cited in [Refs 6th c.BC+] also distinguishes ς. from ἀρχή as less comprehensive, [Refs]; τὰ σ. ὕλη τῆς οὐσίας [Refs]; τρία τὰ σ. [Refs]; distinguished from ἀρχή on other grounds by [Refs]; ς. used in three senses by Chrysipp, [Refs]; in Medicine, [Refs 2nd c.AD+]; ἀνηλεὲς σ, of the sea, [Refs 2nd c.AD+]; τὸ σ, of the sea, [Refs 1st c.AD+]; ἄμφω τὰ σ, i.e. land and sea,[Refs 2nd c.AD+] II.3) the elements of proof, e.g. in general reasoning the πρῶτοι συλλογισμοί, [Refs 4th c.BC+]; in Geometry, the propositions whose proof is involved in the proof of other propositions,[Refs]; title of geometrical works by Hippocrates of Chios, Leon, Theudios, and Euclid, [Refs 5th c.AD+]: hence applied to whatever is one, small, and capable of many uses, [Refs 4th c.BC+]; to whatever is most universal, e.g. the unit and the point,[Refs]; the line and the circle, [Refs]; τὸ νόμισμα σ. καὶ πέρας τῆς ἀλλαγῆς coin is the unit. of exchange, [Refs]; in Grammar, σ. τῆς λέξεως parts of speech, [Refs 1st c.BC+]; but also, the letters composing a word, [Refs 2nd c.AD+]; letters of the alphabet, [Refs 4th c.BC+]; σ. τοῦ λόγου the elements of speech, i.e. words, or the kinds of words, parts of speech, [Refs 4th c.BC+] II.4) generally, elementary or fundamental principle, ἀρξάμενοι ἀπὸ τῶν σ. [Refs 5th c.BC+]; τὸ πολλάκις εἰρημένον μέγιστον σ. [Refs 4th c.BC+] II.5) ἄστρων στοιχεῖα the stars, [NT+4th c.AD+]; especially planets, στοιχείῳ Διός [Refs 1st c.AD+]; so perhaps in [NT]; especially a sign of the Zodiac, [Refs 3rd c.AD+]; of the Great Bear, [Refs] II.6) σ. ={ἀριθμός}, as etymology of Στοιχαδεύς, Scholia 2nd c.BC: Dionysius Thrax Grammaticus p.192 H.
Strongs
Word:
στοιχεῖον
Transliteration:
stoicheîon
Pronounciation:
stoy-khi'-on
Language:
Greek
Morphhology:
Noun Neuter
Definition:
something orderly in arrangement, i.e. (by implication) a serial (basal, fundamental, initial) constituent (literally), proposition (figuratively); element, principle, rudiment; neuter of a presumed derivative of the base of g4748 (στοιχέω);