1657. eleutheria
Strong's Concordance
eleutheria: liberty, freedom
Original Word: ἐλευθερία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: eleutheria
Phonetic Spelling: (el-yoo-ther-ee'-ah)
Short Definition: freedom, liberty
Definition: freedom, liberty, especially: a state of freedom from slavery.
HELPS Word-studies

Cognate: 1657 eleuthería – freedom, liberty. See 1658 (eleutheros).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from eleutheros
Definition
liberty, freedom
NASB Translation
freedom (7), liberty (4).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1657: ἐλευθερία

ἐλευθερία, ἐλευθέρας, (ἐλεύθερος), liberty, (from Pindar, Herodotus down); in the N. T.

a. liberty to do or to omit things having no relation to salvation, 1 Corinthians 10:29; from the yoke of the Mosaic law, Galatians 2:4; Galatians 5:1, 13; 1 Peter 2:16; from Jewish errors so blinding the mental vision that it does not discern the majesty of Christ, 2 Corinthians 3:17; freedom from the dominion of corrupt desires, so that we do by the free impulse of the soul what the will of God requires: νόμος τῆς ἐλευθερίας, i. e. the Christian religion, which furnishes that rule of right living by which the liberty just mentioned is attained, James 1:25; James 2:12; freedom from the restraints and miseries of earthly frailty: so in the expression ἐλευθερία τῆς δόξης (epexegetical genitive (Winer's Grammar, 531 (494))), manifested in the glorious condition of the future life, Romans 8:21.

b. fancied liberty, i. e. license, the liberty to do as one pleases, 2 Peter 2:19. J. C. Erler, Commentatio exeg. de libertatis christianae notione in N. T. libris obvia, 1830 (an essay I have never had the good fortune to see).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
liberty.

From eleutheros; freedom (legitimate or licentious, chiefly moral or ceremonial) -- liberty.

see GREEK eleutheros

Forms and Transliterations
ελευθερια ελευθερία ἐλευθερία ἐλευθερίᾳ ελευθεριαν ελευθερίαν ἐλευθερίαν ελευθεριας ελευθερίας ἐλευθερίας eleutheria eleuthería eleutheríāi eleutherian eleutherían eleutherias eleutherías
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11 Occurrences


ἐλευθερία — 4 Occ.
ἐλευθερίαν — 5 Occ.
ἐλευθερίας — 2 Occ.

Romans 8:21 N-AFS
GRK: εἰς τὴν ἐλευθερίαν τῆς δόξης
NAS: to corruption into the freedom of the glory
KJV: the glorious liberty of the children
INT: into the freedom of the glory

1 Corinthians 10:29 N-NFS
GRK: γὰρ ἡ ἐλευθερία μου κρίνεται
NAS: [man's]; for why is my freedom judged
KJV: is my liberty judged of
INT: indeed the freedom of me is judged

2 Corinthians 3:17 N-NFS
GRK: πνεῦμα Κυρίου ἐλευθερία
NAS: of the Lord is, [there] is liberty.
KJV: of the Lord [is], there [is] liberty.
INT: Spirit of [the] Lord [is] [there is] freedom

Galatians 2:4 N-AFS
GRK: κατασκοπῆσαι τὴν ἐλευθερίαν ἡμῶν ἣν
NAS: in to spy out our liberty which
KJV: to spy out our liberty which we have
INT: to spy out the freedom of us which

Galatians 5:1 N-DFS
GRK: Τῇ ἐλευθερίᾳ ἡμᾶς Χριστὸς
NAS: It was for freedom that Christ
KJV: therefore in the liberty wherewith
INT: In the freedom us Christ

Galatians 5:13 N-DFS
GRK: γὰρ ἐπ' ἐλευθερίᾳ ἐκλήθητε ἀδελφοί
NAS: For you were called to freedom, brethren;
KJV: unto liberty; only
INT: Because for freedom were called brothers

Galatians 5:13 N-AFS
GRK: μὴ τὴν ἐλευθερίαν εἰς ἀφορμὴν
NAS: only [do] not [turn] your freedom into an opportunity
KJV: only [use] not liberty for an occasion
INT: [use] not the freedom for an occasion

James 1:25 N-GFS
GRK: τὸν τῆς ἐλευθερίας καὶ παραμείνας
NAS: law, the [law] of liberty, and abides
KJV: law of liberty, and
INT: that of freedom and having continued in [it]

James 2:12 N-GFS
GRK: διὰ νόμου ἐλευθερίας μέλλοντες κρίνεσθαι
NAS: by [the] law of liberty.
KJV: by the law of liberty.
INT: by [the] law of freedom being about to be judged

1 Peter 2:16 N-AFS
GRK: κακίας τὴν ἐλευθερίαν ἀλλ' ὡς
NAS: and do not use your freedom as a covering
KJV: not using [your] liberty for a cloke
INT: evil the freedom but as

2 Peter 2:19 N-AFS
GRK: ἐλευθερίαν αὐτοῖς ἐπαγγελλόμενοι
NAS: promising them freedom while they themselves
KJV: them liberty, they themselves
INT: freedom them promising

11 Occurrences

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