2246. hēlios
Lexical Summary
hēlios: the sun
Original Word: ἥλιος
Transliteration: hēlios
Phonetic Spelling: (hay'-lee-os)
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Short Definition: the sun
Meaning: the sun
Strong's Concordance
east, sun, light.

From hele (a ray; perhaps akin to the alternate of haireomai); the sun; by implication, light -- + east, sun.

see GREEK haireomai

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2246: ἥλιος

ἥλιος, ἡλίου, (often anarthrous, Winers Grammar, 120 (114); Buttmann, 89 (78)) (ἕλη (root us to burn, cf. Curtius, § 612)); the Sept. for שֶׁמֶשׁ; the sun: Matthew 5:45; Matthew 13:43; Mark 13:24; Luke 4:40; Luke 21:25; Acts 26:13; 1 Corinthians 15:41; Revelation 1:16, etc. equivalent to the rays of the sun, Revelation 7:16; equivalent to the light of day: μή βλέπων τόν ἥλιον, of a blind man, Acts 13:11.


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