eidólon: an image (i.e. for worship), by impl. a false godOriginal Word: εἴδωλον, ου, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Phonetic Spelling: (i'-do-lon)
Short Definition: an idol, false god
Definition: an idol, false god.
an image (i.e. for worship), by impl. a false god
idol (4), idols (7).
STRONGS NT 1497: εἴδωλον
εἴδωλον, εἰδώλου, τό (εἶδος (cf. Winers Grammar, 96 (91); Etym. Magn. 296, 9)), in Greek writings from Homer down, an image, likeness, i. e. whatever represents the form of an object, either real or imaginary; used of the shades of the departed (in Homer), of apparitions, spectres, phantoms of the mind, etc.; in Biblical writings (an idol, i. e.):
1. the image of a heathen god: Acts 7:41; 1 Corinthians 12:2; Revelation 9:20 (Isaiah 30:22; 2 Chronicles 23:17, etc.; θεῶν ἤ δαιμον´ων εἴδωλα, Polybius 31, 3, 13);
2. a false god: Acts 15:20 (on which see ἀλίσγημα); Romans 2:22; 1 Corinthians 8:4, 7; 1 Corinthians 10:19; 2 Corinthians 6:16; 1 Thessalonians 1:9 (often in the Sept.); φυλάσσειν ἑαυτόν ἀπό τῶν εἰδώλων, to guard oneself from all manner of fellowship with heathen worship, 1 John 5:21.<1>
From eidos; an image (i.e. For worship); by implication, a heathen god, or (plural) the worship of such -- idol.
see GREEK eidos ειδωλα είδωλα είδωλά εἴδωλα ειδώλοις ειδωλον είδωλον είδωλόν εἴδωλον εἴδωλόν ειδωλου ειδώλου εἰδώλου ειδωλω ειδώλω εἰδώλῳ ειδωλων ειδώλων εἰδώλων εικάδι εικάδος εικασθή eidola eidōla eídola eídōla eidolo eidōlō eidṓloi eidṓlōi eidolon eidōlon eidōlōn eidṓlon eidṓlōn eídolon eídolón eídōlon eídōlón eidolou eidōlou eidṓlou
Strong's Greek 1497
εἴδωλα — 3 Occ.
εἰδώλῳ — 1 Occ.
εἰδώλων — 4 Occ.
εἴδωλον — 2 Occ.
εἰδώλου — 1 Occ.
Acts 7:41 N-DNS
BIB: θυσίαν τῷ εἰδώλῳ καὶ εὐφραίνοντο
NAS: a sacrifice to the idol, and were rejoicing
KJV: sacrifice unto the idol, and
INT: sacrifice to the idol and rejoiced
Acts 15:20 N-GNP
BIB: ἀλισγημάτων τῶν εἰδώλων καὶ τῆς
NAS: from things contaminated by idols and from fornication
KJV: pollutions of idols, and
INT: pollutions of the idols and
Romans 2:22 N-ANP
BIB: βδελυσσόμενος τὰ εἴδωλα ἱεροσυλεῖς
NAS: You who abhor idols, do you rob temples?
KJV: thou that abhorrest idols, dost thou commit sacrilege?
INT: abhor the idols do you commit sacrilege
1 Corinthians 8:4 N-NNS
BIB: ὅτι οὐδὲν εἴδωλον ἐν κόσμῳ
NAS: such thing as an idol in the world,
KJV: we know that an idol [is] nothing in
INT: that nothing an idol [is] in [the] world
1 Corinthians 8:7 N-GNS
BIB: ἄρτι τοῦ εἰδώλου ὡς εἰδωλόθυτον
NAS: being accustomed to the idol until
KJV: with conscience of the idol unto
INT: presently of the idol as of a thing sacrificed to an idol
1 Corinthians 10:19 N-NNS
BIB: ἢ ὅτι εἴδωλόν τί ἐστιν
NAS: or that an idol is anything?
KJV: then? that the idol is any thing,
INT: or that an idol anything is
1 Corinthians 12:2 N-ANP
BIB: πρὸς τὰ εἴδωλα τὰ ἄφωνα
NAS: to the mute idols, however
KJV: these dumb idols, even as
INT: to idols mute
2 Corinthians 6:16 N-GNP
BIB: θεοῦ μετὰ εἰδώλων ἡμεῖς γὰρ
NAS: of God with idols? For we are the temple
KJV: of God with idols? for ye
INT: of God with idols we indeed
1 Thessalonians 1:9 N-GNP
BIB: ἀπὸ τῶν εἰδώλων δουλεύειν θεῷ
NAS: to God from idols to serve
KJV: God from idols to serve the living
INT: from idols to serve [the] God
1 John 5:21 N-GNP
BIB: ἀπὸ τῶν εἰδώλων
NAS: guard yourselves from idols.
KJV: yourselves from idols. Amen.
INT: from idols
Revelation 9:20 N-ANP
BIB: καὶ τὰ εἴδωλα τὰ χρυσᾶ
NAS: demons, and the idols of gold
KJV: devils, and idols of gold, and
INT: and the idols golden