1482. ethnikos
Strong's Concordance
ethnikos: national, foreign, i.e. spec. a Gentile
Original Word: ἐθνικός, ή, όν
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: ethnikos
Phonetic Spelling: (eth-nee-kos')
Definition: national, foreign, a Gentile
Usage: pagan, heathen, gentile; subst: a Gentile, non-Jew.
HELPS Word-studies

Cognate: 1482 ethnikós(from 1484/éthnos, "nation") – Gentile; heathen, usually referring to non-Israelites; a pagan, a "non-covenant person," standing outside God's covenant (salvation). See 1484 (ethnos).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from ethnos
national, foreign, i.e. spec. a Gentile
NASB Translation
Gentile (1), Gentiles (3).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1482: ἐθνικός

ἐθνικός, ἐθνικη, ἐθνικον (ethnos);

1. adapted to the genius or customs of a people, peculiar to a people, national: Polybius, Diodorus, others.

2. suited to the manners or language of foreigners, strange, foreign; so in the grammarians (cf. our 'gentile'].

3. in the N. T. savoring of the nature of pagans, alien to the worship of the true God, heathenish; substantively, ἐθνικός, the pagan, the Gentile: Matthew 18:17; plural, Matthew 5:47 G L T Tr WH; ; and 3 John 1:7 L T Tr WH.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
a Gentile

From ethnos; national ("ethnic"), i.e. (specially) a Gentile -- heathen (man).

see GREEK ethnos

Forms and Transliterations
εθνικοι εθνικοί ἐθνικοί ἐθνικοὶ εθνικος εθνικός ἐθνικὸς εθνικων ἐθνικῶν ethnikoi ethnikoí ethnikoì ethnikon ethnikôn ethnikōn ethnikō̂n ethnikos ethnikòs
Interlinear GreekInterlinear HebrewStrong's NumbersEnglishman's Greek ConcordanceEnglishman's Hebrew ConcordanceParallel Texts
Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 5:47 Adj-NMP
GRK: καὶ οἱ ἐθνικοὶ τὸ αὐτὸ
NAS: [than others]? Do not even the Gentiles do
INT: also the The Gentiles the same

Matthew 6:7 Adj-NMP
GRK: ὥσπερ οἱ ἐθνικοί δοκοῦσιν γὰρ
NAS: do not use meaningless repetition as the Gentiles do, for they suppose
KJV: as the heathen [do]: for
INT: as the pagans they think indeed

Matthew 18:17 Adj-NMS
GRK: ὥσπερ ὁ ἐθνικὸς καὶ ὁ
NAS: to the church, let him be to you as a Gentile and a tax collector.
KJV: as an heathen man and
INT: as the pagan and the

3 John 1:7 Adj-GMP
GRK: ἀπὸ τῶν ἐθνικῶν
NAS: accepting nothing from the Gentiles.
INT: from the Gentiles

Strong's Greek 1482
4 Occurrences

ἐθνικῶν — 1 Occ.
ἐθνικοὶ — 2 Occ.
ἐθνικὸς — 1 Occ.

Top of Page
Top of Page