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  #1656 ἔλεος eleos {el'-eh-os}

 of uncertain affinity; TDNT - 2:477,222; n n

—Greek Word Study (Transliteration-Pronunciation Etymology & Grammar)

 1) mercy: kindness or good will towards the miserable and the
    afflicted, joined with a desire to help them
    1a) of men towards men: to exercise the virtue of mercy, show
        one's self merciful
    1b) of God towards men: in general providence; the mercy and
        clemency of God in providing and offering to men salvation
        by Christ
    1c) the mercy of Christ, whereby at his return to judgment he
        will bless true Christians with eternal life

—Thayer's (New Testament Greek-English Lexicon)

Of uncertain affinity; compassion (human or divine, especially active):—(+ tender) mercy.

—Strong's (Greek Dictionary of the New Testament)

  • #1656.
  • ε῎λεος
  • eleos; a prim. word; mercy, pity, compassion:—
  • NASB - compassion(2), mercy(25).

—NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries

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 AV - mercy 28; 28
Matthew 9:13; 12:7; 23:23. Luke 1:50, 54, 72, 78; 10:37. Romans 9:23; 11:31; 15:9. Galatians 6:16. Ephesians 2:4. 1 Timothy 1:2. 2 Timothy 1:2, 16, 18. Titus 1:4; 3:5. Hebrews 4:16. James 2:13, 13; 3:17. 1 Peter 1:3. 2 John 1:3. Jude 1:2, 21.
The following translates multiple Greek words:
Luke 1:58.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)

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