Parts of Speech

n n

Root Word (Etymology)

probably from 1486

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 2:364

KJV Translation Count — 164x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: Gentiles (93), nation (64), heathen (5), people (2)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. a multitude (whether of men or of beasts) associated or living together
a. a company, troop, swarm
2. a multitude of individuals of the same nature or genus
a. 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
For Synonyms see entry 5927

Strong's Definitions

eth'-nos; probably from (1486) (ἔθω); a race (as of the same habit), i.e. a tribe; specially a foreign (non-Jewish) one (usually by implication pagan): — Gentile, heathen, nation, people.

Concordance Results Using KJV

The land of Zabulon, and the land of Nephthalim, by the way of the sea, beyond Jordan, Galilee of the G1484;


(For after all these things do the G1484 seek:) for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things.


These twelve Jesus sent forth, and commanded them, saying, Go not into the way of the G1484, and into any city of the Samaritans enter ye not:


And ye shall be brought before governors and kings for my sake, for a testimony against them and the G1484.


Behold my servant, whom I have chosen; my beloved, in whom my soul is well pleased: I will put my spirit upon him, and he shall shew judgment to the G1484.


And in his name shall the G1484 trust.


And shall deliver him to the G1484 to mock, and to scourge, and to crucify him: and the third day he shall rise again.


But Jesus called them unto him, and said, Ye know that the princes of the G1484 exercise dominion over them, and they that are great exercise authority upon them.


Therefore say I unto you, The kingdom of God shall be taken from you, and given to a G1484 bringing forth the fruits thereof.


For G1484 shall rise against G1484, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places.