ethos: custom, a usage (prescribed by habit or law)Original Word: ἔθος, ους, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Phonetic Spelling: (eth'-os)
Short Definition: a custom
Definition: a custom, habit; an institute, rite.
Cognate: 1485 éthos (from 1486 /éthō, "to be accustomed") – an unwritten custom; behavior based on tradition (a habit) fixed by the religious social life of a nation. See 1486 (ethō).Word Origin
custom, a usage (prescribed by habit or law)
custom (6), customs (5), habit (1).
STRONGS NT 1485: ἔθος
ἔθος, ἐθεος (ἦθος), τό, from Aeschylus (Agam. 728 (?); better from Sophocles) down, custom: Luke 22:39; ἔθος ἐστι τίνι followed by an infinitive, John 19:40; Acts 25:16; Hebrews 10:25; contextually, usage prescribed by law, institute, prescription, rite: Luke 1:9; Luke 2:42; Acts 16:21; Acts 21:21; Acts 26:3; Acts 28:17; περιτέμνεσθαι τῷ ἔθει Μωϋσέως, Acts 15:1; ἀλλάξει τά ἔθη ἅ παρέδωκε Μωϋσῆς, Acts 6:14.<1>
From etho; a usage (prescribed by habit or law) -- custom, manner, be wont.
see GREEK etho εθει έθει ἔθει εθεσι έθεσι ἔθεσι εθεσιν ἔθεσιν εθη έθη ἔθη εθος έθος ἔθος εθων εθών ἐθῶν ethe ethē éthe éthē ethei éthei ethesi éthesi ethesin éthesin ethon ethôn ethōn ethō̂n ethos éthos
Strong's Greek 1485
ἔθη — 2 Occ.
ἔθει — 1 Occ.
ἔθεσι — 1 Occ.
ἔθεσιν — 1 Occ.
ἐθῶν — 1 Occ.
ἔθος — 6 Occ.
Luke 1:9 N-ANS
BIB: κατὰ τὸ ἔθος τῆς ἱερατείας
NAS: according to the custom of the priestly office,
KJV: According to the custom of the priest's office,
INT: according to the custom of the priesthood
Luke 2:42 N-ANS
BIB: κατὰ τὸ ἔθος τῆς ἑορτῆς
NAS: up [there] according to the custom of the Feast;
KJV: after the custom of the feast.
INT: according to the custom of the Feast
Luke 22:39 N-ANS
BIB: κατὰ τὸ ἔθος εἰς τὸ
NAS: out and proceeded as was His custom to the Mount
KJV: and went, as he was wont, to the mount
INT: according to the custom to the
John 19:40 N-NNS
BIB: ἀρωμάτων καθὼς ἔθος ἐστὶν τοῖς
NAS: as is the burial custom of the Jews.
KJV: as the manner of the Jews
INT: spices as a custom is among the
Acts 6:14 N-ANP
BIB: ἀλλάξει τὰ ἔθη ἃ παρέδωκεν
NAS: and alter the customs which
KJV: shall change the customs which
INT: will change the customs which delivered
Acts 15:1 N-DNS
BIB: περιτμηθῆτε τῷ ἔθει τῷ Μωυσέως
NAS: you are circumcised according to the custom of Moses,
KJV: ye be circumcised after the manner of Moses,
INT: you be circumcised after the custom of Moses
Acts 16:21 N-ANP
BIB: καὶ καταγγέλλουσιν ἔθη ἃ οὐκ
NAS: and are proclaiming customs which
KJV: And teach customs, which are
INT: and preach customs which not
Acts 21:21 N-DNP
BIB: μηδὲ τοῖς ἔθεσιν περιπατεῖν
NAS: nor to walk according to the customs.
KJV: neither to walk after the customs.
INT: nor in the customs to walk
Acts 25:16 N-NNS
BIB: οὐκ ἔστιν ἔθος Ῥωμαίοις χαρίζεσθαί
NAS: I answered them that it is not the custom of the Romans
KJV: not the manner of the Romans
INT: not It is a custom with Romans to give up
Acts 26:3 N-GNP
BIB: κατὰ Ἰουδαίους ἐθῶν τε καὶ
NAS: in all customs and questions
KJV: expert in all customs and questions
INT: of Jews customs and also
Acts 28:17 N-DNP
BIB: ἢ τοῖς ἔθεσι τοῖς πατρῴοις
NAS: or the customs of our fathers,
KJV: or customs of our fathers,
INT: or the customs of our fathers
Hebrews 10:25 N-NNS
BIB: ἑαυτῶν καθὼς ἔθος τισίν ἀλλὰ
NAS: assembling together, as is the habit of some,
KJV: as the manner of some
INT: of ourselves even as [the] custom [is] with some but