ἔθνος in the New Testament

Definitions

Thayer

1) a multitude (whether of men or of beasts) associated or living together
1a) a company, troop, swarm
2) a multitude of individuals of the same nature or genus
2a) the human family
3) a tribe, nation, people group
4) in the OT, foreign nations not worshipping the true God, pagans, Gentiles
5) Paul uses the term for Gentile Christians
Part of Speech: noun neuter
Citing in TDNT: 2:364, 201

Strong

G1484
Probably from G1486; a race (as of the same habit), that is, a tribe; specifically a foreign (non-Jewish) one (usually by implication pagan): - Gentile, heathen, nation, people.

Louw-Nida

GlossSection
(τὰ ἒθνη) heathen11.37
nation11.55

Classical Greek Dictionaries

These two sites give similar information, with the definition from several dictionaries and statistics on the use of the word.

Perseus Digital Library

University of Chicago's Logion lexicon

Ulrik Petersen

Strong's dictionary

Crosswalk

Thayer's dictionary plus other information.

LaParola

From this site's dictionary (in Italian)

In the New Testament

SBL (also Westcott and Hort; Tischendorf; Byzantine)

ἔθνειnoun: dative singular neuter7
ἔθνεσιnoun: dative plural neuter1
ἔθνεσινnoun: dative plural neuter31
ἔθνηnoun: nominative plural neuter24
ἔθνηnoun: accusative plural neuter25
ἔθνηnoun: vocative plural neuter2
ἔθνοςnoun: nominative singular neuter6
ἔθνοςnoun: accusative singular neuter12
ἔθνουςnoun: genitive singular neuter7
ἐθνῶνnoun: genitive plural neuter45
Total160

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