hagios: sacred, holyOriginal Word: ἅγιος, ία, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Phonetic Spelling: (hag'-ee-os)
Short Definition: set apart, holy, sacred
Definition: set apart by (or for) God, holy, sacred.
40 hágios – properly, different (unlike), other ("otherness"), holy; for the believer, 40 (hágios) means "likeness of nature with the Lord" because "different from the world."
The fundamental (core) meaning of 40 (hágios) is "different" – thus a temple in the 1st century was hagios ("holy") because different from other buildings (Wm. Barclay). In the NT, 40 /hágios ("holy") has the "technical" meaning "different from the world" because "like the Lord."
[40 (hágios) implies something "set apart" and therefore "different (distinguished/distinct)" – i.e. "other," because special to the Lord.]Word Origin
from a prim. root
Holy (92), holy (62), Holy of Holies (1), holy one (5), holy ones (1), holy place (7), most holy (1), saint (1), saints (59), saints' (1), sanctuary (2).
STRONGS NT 40: ἅγιος
ἅγιος, , (from τό ἀγός religious awe, reverence; ἄζω, ἅζομαι, to venerate, revere, especially the gods, parents (Curtius, § 118)), rare in secular authors; very frequent in the sacred writings; in the Sept. for קָדושׁ;
1. properly reverend, worthy of veneration: τό ὄνομα τοῦ Θεοῦ, Luke 1:49; God, on account of his incomparable majesty, Revelation 4:8 (Isaiah 6:3, etc.), equivalent to ἔνδοξος. Hence, used:
a. of things which on account of some connection with God possess a certain distinction and claim to reverence, as places sacred to God which are not to be profaned, Acts 7:33; τόπος ἅγιος the temple, Matthew 24:15 (on which passage see βδέλυγμα, c.); Acts 6:13; Acts 21:28; the holy land or Palestine, 2 Macc. 1:29 2Macc. 2:18; τό ἅγιον and τά ἅγια (Winer's Grammar, 177 (167)) the temple, Hebrews 9:1, 24 (cf. Bleek on Heb. vol. ii. 2, p. 477f); specifically that part of the temple or tabernacle which is called 'the holy place' (מִקְדָּשׁ, Ezekiel 37:28; Ezekiel 45:18), Hebrews 9:2 (here Rec.st reads ἅγια); ἅγια ἁγίων (Winer's Grammar, 246 (231), cf. Exodus 29:37; Exodus 30:10, etc.) the most hallowed portion of the temple, 'the holy of holies,' (Exodus 26:33 (cf. Josephus, Antiquities 3, 6, 4)), Hebrews 9:3, in reference to which the simple τά ἅγια is also used: Hebrews 9:8, 25; Hebrews 10:19; Hebrews 13:11; figuratively of heaven, Hebrews 8:2; Hebrews 9:8, 12; Hebrews 10:19; ἅγια πόλις Jerusalem, on account of the temple there, Matthew 4:5; Matthew 27:53; Revelation 11:2; Revelation 21:2; Revelation 22:19 (Isaiah 48:2; Nehemiah 11:1, 18 (Complutensian LXX), etc.); τό ὄρος τό ἅγιον, because Christ's transfiguration occurred there, 2 Peter 1:18; ἡ (Θεοῦ) ἅγια διαθήκη i. e. which is the more sacred because made by God himself, Luke 1:72; τό ἅγιον, that worshipful offspring of divine power, Luke 1:35; the blessing of the gospel, Matthew 7:6; ἁγιωτάτῃ πίστις, faith (quae creditur i. e. the object of faith) which came from God and is therefore to be heeded most sacredly, Jude 1:20; in the same sense ἅγια ἐντολή, 2 Peter 2:21; κλῆσις ἅγια, because it is the invitation of God and claims us as his, 2 Timothy 1:9; ἅγιαι γραφαί (τά βιβλία τά ἅγια, 1 Macc. 12:9), which came from God and contain his Words, Romans 1:2.
b. of persons whose services God employs; as for example, apostles, Ephesians 3:5; angels, 1 Thessalonians 3:13; Matthew 25:31 (Rec.); Revelation 14:10; Jude 1:14; prophets, Acts 3:21; Luke 1:70 (Wis. 11:1); (οἱ) ἅγιοι (τοῦ) Θεοῦ ἄνθρωποι, 2 Peter 1:21 (R G L Tr text); worthies of the O. T. accepted by God for their piety, Matthew 27:52; 1 Peter 3:5.
2. set apart for God, to be, as it were, exclusively his; followed by a genitive or a dative: τῷ κυρίῳ, Luke 2:23; τοῦ Θεοῦ (equivalent to ἐκλεκτός τοῦ Θεοῦ) of Christ, Mark 1:24; Luke 4:34, and according to the true reading in John 6:69, cf. John 10:36; he is called also ὁ ἅγιος παῖς τοῦ Θεοῦ, Acts 4:30, and simply ὁ ἅγιος, 1 John 2:20. Just as the Israelites claimed for themselves the title οἱ ἅγιοι, because God selected them from the other nations to lead a life acceptable to him and rejoice in his favor and protection (Daniel 7:18, 22; 2 Esdr. 8:28), so this appellation is very often in the N. T. transferred to Christians, as those whom God has selected ἐκ τοῦ κόσμου (John 17:14, 16), that under the influence of the Holy Spirit they may be rendered, through holiness, partakers of salvation in the kingdom of God: 1 Peter 2:9 (Exodus 19:6), cf. Exodus 19:5; Acts 9:13, 32, 41; Acts 26:10; Romans 1:7; Romans 8:27; Romans 12:13; Romans 16:15; 1 Corinthians 6:1, 2; Philippians 4:21; Colossians 1:12; Hebrews 6:10; Jude 1:3; Revelation 5:8, etc.; (cf. B. D. American edition under the word ).
3. of sacrifices and offerings; prepared for God with solemn rite, pure, clean (opposed to ἀκάθαρτος): 1 Corinthians 7:14 (cf. Ephesians 5:3); connected with ἄμωμος, Ephesians 1:4; Ephesians 5:27; Colossians 1:22; ἀπαρχή, Romans 11:16; θυσία, Romans 12:1. Hence,
4. in a moral sense, pure, sinless, upright, holy: 1 Peter 1:16 (Leviticus 19:2; Leviticus 11:44); 1 Corinthians 7:34; δίκαιος καί ἅγιος, of John the Baptist, Mark 6:20; ἅγιος καί δίκαιος, of Christ, Acts 3:14; distinctively of him, Revelation 3:7; Revelation 6:10; of God pre-eminently, 1 Peter 1:15; John 17:11; ἅγιαι ἀναστροφαί, 2 Peter 3:11; νόμος and ἐντολή, i. e. containing nothing exceptionable, Romans 7:12; φίλημα, such a kiss as is a sign of the purest love, 1 Thessalonians 5:26; 1 Corinthians 16:20; 2 Corinthians 13:12; Romans 16:16. On the phrase τό ἅγιον πνεῦμα and τό πνεῦμα τό ἅγιον, see πνεῦμα, 4 a. Cf. Diestel, Die Heiligkeit Gottes, in Jahrbb. f. deutsch. Theol. iv., p. 1ff; (Baudissin, Stud. z. Semitisch. Religionsgesch. Heft ii., p. 3ff; Delitzsch in Herzog edition 2, see 714ff; especially) Cremer, Wörterbuch, 4te Aufl., p. 32ff (translation of 2nd edition, p. 84ff; Oehler in Herzog 19:618ff; Zezschwitz, Profangräcität as above with, p. 15ff; Trench, § lxxxviii; Campbell, Dissertations, diss. vi., part iv.; especially Schmidt, chapter 181).
most holy, saint.
From hagos (an awful thing) (compare hagnos, thalpo); sacred (physically, pure, morally blameless or religious, ceremonially, consecrated) -- (most) holy (one, thing), saint.
see GREEK hagnos
see GREEK thalpo αγια ἁγία ἁγίᾳ Ἅγια ἅγιά αγιαι ἅγιαι αγιαις ἁγίαις αγιαν ἁγίαν αγιας ἁγίας αγιε ἅγιε αγιοι ἅγιοι αγιοις ἁγίοις αγιον ἅγιον αγιος ἅγιος ἅγιός αγιου ἁγίου αγιους ἁγίους αγιω ἁγίῳ αγιων ἁγίων αγιωτατη ἁγιωτάτῃ θεοῦ agia agiai agiais agian agias agie agio agiō agioi agiois agion agiōn agios agiotate agiōtatē agiou agious hagia hagía Hágia hágiá hagiai hagíāi hágiai hagiais hagíais hagian hagían hagias hagías hagie hágie hagio hagiō hagioi hagíoi hagíōi hágioi hagiois hagíois hagion hagiōn hagíon hagíōn hágion hagios hágios hágiós hagiotate hagiōtatē hagiotátei hagiōtátēi hagiou hagíou hagious hagíous theou theoû
Strong's Greek 40
ἁγία — 14 Occ.
ἅγιαι — 1 Occ.
ἁγίαις — 3 Occ.
ἁγίαν — 6 Occ.
ἁγίας — 3 Occ.
ἅγιε — 1 Occ.
ἁγίῳ — 26 Occ.
ἁγίων — 39 Occ.
ἁγιωτάτῃ — 1 Occ.
ἅγιοι — 8 Occ.
ἁγίοις — 19 Occ.
ἅγιον — 47 Occ.
ἅγιος — 13 Occ.
ἁγίου — 42 Occ.
ἁγίους — 12 Occ.
Matthew 1:18 Adj-GNS
BIB: ἐκ πνεύματος ἁγίου
NAS: to be with child by the Holy Spirit.
KJV: with child of the Holy Ghost.
INT: through [the] Spirit Holy
Matthew 1:20 Adj-GNS
BIB: πνεύματός ἐστιν ἁγίου
NAS: has been conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit.
KJV: is of the Holy Ghost.
INT: [the] Spirit is Holy
Matthew 3:11 Adj-DNS
BIB: ἐν πνεύματι ἁγίῳ καὶ πυρί
NAS: He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit
KJV: you with the Holy Ghost, and
INT: with [the] Spirit Holy and with fire
Matthew 4:5 Adj-AFS
BIB: εἰς τὴν ἁγίαν πόλιν καὶ
NAS: took Him into the holy city
KJV: up into the holy city, and
INT: to the holy city and
Matthew 7:6 Adj-ANS
BIB: δῶτε τὸ ἅγιον τοῖς κυσίν
NAS: what is holy to dogs,
KJV: that which is holy unto the dogs,
INT: Give that which [is] holy to the dogs
Matthew 12:32 Adj-GNS
BIB: πνεύματος τοῦ ἁγίου οὐκ ἀφεθήσεται
NAS: against the Holy Spirit,
KJV: against the Holy Ghost,
INT: Spirit the Holy not it will be forgiven
Matthew 24:15 Adj-DMS
BIB: ἐν τόπῳ ἁγίῳ ὁ ἀναγινώσκων
NAS: standing in the holy place
KJV: in the holy place,
INT: in [the] place holy (he who reads
Matthew 27:52 Adj-GMP
BIB: τῶν κεκοιμημένων ἁγίων ἠγέρθησαν
NAS: bodies of the saints who had fallen asleep
KJV: many bodies of the saints which slept
INT: of the fallen asleep saints arose
Matthew 27:53 Adj-AFS
BIB: εἰς τὴν ἁγίαν πόλιν καὶ
NAS: they entered the holy city
KJV: and went into the holy city, and
INT: into the holy city and
Matthew 28:19 Adj-GNS
BIB: καὶ τοῦ ἁγίου πνεύματος
NAS: and the Son and the Holy Spirit,
KJV: of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:
INT: and of the Holy Spirit
Mark 1:8 Adj-DNS
BIB: ἐν πνεύματι ἁγίῳ
NAS: but He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit.
KJV: you with the Holy Ghost.
INT: with Spirit Holy
Mark 1:24 Adj-NMS
BIB: εἶ ὁ ἅγιος τοῦ θεοῦ
NAS: who You are -- the Holy One of God!
KJV: who thou art, the Holy One of God.
INT: you are the Holy [One] of God
Mark 3:29 Adj-ANS
BIB: πνεῦμα τὸ ἅγιον οὐκ ἔχει
NAS: against the Holy Spirit
KJV: against the Holy Ghost
INT: Spirit Holy never has
Mark 6:20 Adj-AMS
BIB: δίκαιον καὶ ἅγιον καὶ συνετήρει
NAS: that he was a righteous and holy man,
KJV: man and an holy, and observed
INT: righteous and holy and kept safe
Mark 8:38 Adj-GMP
BIB: ἀγγέλων τῶν ἁγίων
NAS: of His Father with the holy angels.
KJV: Father with the holy angels.
INT: angels holy
Mark 12:36 Adj-DNS
BIB: πνεύματι τῷ ἁγίῳ Εἶπεν Κύριος
NAS: said in the Holy Spirit,
KJV: said by the Holy Ghost, The LORD
INT: Spirit holy said [the] Lord
Mark 13:11 Adj-NNS
BIB: πνεῦμα τὸ ἅγιον
NAS: for it is not you who speak, but [it is] the Holy Spirit.
KJV: that speak, but the Holy Ghost.
INT: Spirit the Holy
Luke 1:15 Adj-GNS
BIB: καὶ πνεύματος ἁγίου πλησθήσεται ἔτι
NAS: and he will be filled with the Holy Spirit
KJV: he shall be filled with the Holy Ghost,
INT: and [of the] Spirit holy he will be filled even
Luke 1:35 Adj-NNS
BIB: αὐτῇ Πνεῦμα ἅγιον ἐπελεύσεται ἐπὶ
NAS: and said to her, The Holy Spirit
KJV: unto her, The Holy Ghost
INT: to her Spirit [the] Holy will come upon
Luke 1:35 Adj-NNS
BIB: τὸ γεννώμενον ἅγιον κληθήσεται υἱὸς
NAS: you; and for that reason the holy Child
KJV: also that holy thing which shall be born
INT: the born holy one will be called Son
Luke 1:41 Adj-GNS
BIB: ἐπλήσθη πνεύματος ἁγίου ἡ Ἐλισάβετ
NAS: was filled with the Holy Spirit.
KJV: was filled with the Holy Ghost:
INT: was filled with [the] Spirit Holy Elizabeth
Luke 1:49 Adj-ANS
BIB: δυνατός καὶ ἅγιον τὸ ὄνομα
NAS: great things for me; And holy is His name.
KJV: great things; and holy [is] his name.
INT: mighty one and holy [is] the name
Luke 1:67 Adj-GNS
BIB: ἐπλήσθη πνεύματος ἁγίου καὶ ἐπροφήτευσεν
NAS: was filled with the Holy Spirit,
KJV: was filled with the Holy Ghost,
INT: was filled with [the] Spirit Holy and prophesied
Luke 1:70 Adj-GMP
BIB: στόματος τῶν ἁγίων ἀπ' αἰῶνος
NAS: by the mouth of His holy prophets
KJV: the mouth of his holy prophets, which
INT: mouth the holy of old
Luke 1:72 Adj-GFS
BIB: μνησθῆναι διαθήκης ἁγίας αὐτοῦ
NAS: And to remember His holy covenant,
KJV: to remember his holy covenant;
INT: to remember [the] covenant holy of him