2222. zóé
Strong's Concordance
zóé: life
Original Word: ζω?, ??, ?
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: zóé
Phonetic Spelling: (dzo-ay')
Definition: life
Usage: life, both of physical (present) and of spiritual (particularly future) existence.
HELPS Word-studies

2222 zō?life (physical and spiritual). All life (2222 /zō?), throughout the universe, is derived – i.e. it always (only) comes from and is sustained by God's self-existent life. The Lord intimately shares His gift of life with people, creating each in His image which gives all the capacity to know His eternal life.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from zaó
NASB Translation
alive (1), life (133), living (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2222: ζω?

ζω?, ζω??, ? (from ζ?ω, ζ?), the Sept. chiefly for ???????; life;

1. universally, life, i. e. the state of one who is possessed of vitality or is animate: 1 Peter 3:10 (on which see ?γαπ?ω); Hebrews 7:3, 16; α?τ?? (? Θε??) διδο?? π?σιν ζω?ν κα? πνο?ν, Acts 17:25; πνε?μα ζω?? το? Θεο?, the vital spirit, the breath of (i. e. imparting) life, Revelation 11:11 (Ezekiel 37:5); π?σα ψυχ? ζω??, genitive of possess, every living soul, Revelation 16:3 G L T Tr text WH; spoken of earthly life: ? ζω? τ?νο?, Luke 12:15; Acts 8:33 (see α?ρω, 3 h.); James 4:14; τ? ζω? σου, whilst thou wast living on earth, Luke 16:25 ( τ? ζω? α?το?, Sir. 30:5 Sir. 50:1); τ? ζω? τα?τ?, 1 Corinthians 15:19; π?σαι α? ?μ?ραι τ?? ζω?? τ?νο?, Luke 1:75 Rec. (Genesis 3:14; Psalm 127:5 (); Sir. 22:12 (10)). ?παγγελ?α ζω?? τ?? ν?ν κα? τ?? μελλο?ση?, a promise looking to the present and the future life, 1 Timothy 4:8; ζω? and θ?νατο? are contrasted in Romans 8:38; 1 Corinthians 3:22; Philippians 1:20; of a life preserved in the midst of perils, with a suggestion of vigor, 2 Corinthians 4:12 (the life of Paul is meant here, which exerts a saving power on the Corinthians by his discharge of his apostolic duties); of the life of persons raised from the dead: καιν?τητι ζω??, figuratively spoken of a new mode of life, dedicated to God, Romans 6:4; of the life of Jesus after his resurrection, Acts 2:28; Romans 5:10; of the same, with the added notion of vigor, 2 Corinthians 4:10f.

2. used emphatically,

a. "of the absolute fullness of life, both essential and ethical, which belongs to God, and through him both to the hypostatic λ?γο? and to Christ" in whom the λ?γο? put on human nature: ?σπερ ? πατ?ρ ?χει ζω?ν ?αυτ?, ο?τω? ?δωκεν κα? τ? υ?? ζω?ν ?χειν ?αυτ?, John 5:26; α?τ? (namely, τ? λ?γ?) ζω? κα? ? ζω? τ? φ?? τ?ν ?νθρ?πων, in him life was (comprehended), and the life (transfused from the Logos into created natures) was the light (i. e. the intelligence) of men (because the life of men is self-conscious, and thus a fountain of intelligence springs up), John 1:4; ? λ?γο? τ?? ζω??, the Logos having life in itself and communicating it to others, 1 John 1:1; ? ζω? ?φανερ?θη, was manifested in Christ, clothed in flesh, 1 John 1:2. From this divine fountain of life flows forth that life which is next to be defined: viz.

b. life real and genuine, vita quae sola vita nominanda (Cicero, de sen. 21, 77), "a life active and vigorous, devoted to God, blessed, the portion even in this world of those who put their trust in Christ, but after the resurrection to be consummated by new accessions (among them a more perfect body), and to last forever" (the writers of the O. T. have anticipated the conception, in their way, by employing ??????? to denote a happy life and every kind of blessing: Deuteronomy 30:15, 19; Malachi 2:5; Psalm 33:13 () 13; Proverbs 8:35; Proverbs 12:28, etc.): John 6:51, 63; John 14:6; Romans 7:10; Romans 8:6, 10; 2 Corinthians 2:16; Philippians 2:16; (Colossians 3:4); 2 Peter 1:3; 1 John 5:11, 16, 20; with the addition of το? Θεο?, supplied by God (Winer's Grammar, 186 (175)), Ephesians 4:18; ? Χριστ?, to be obtained in fellowship with Christ, 2 Timothy 1:1; μεταβεβηκ?ναι το? θαν?του ε?? ζω?ν, John 5:24; 1 John 3:14; ?ψεσθα? τ?ν ζω?ν, John 3:36; ?χειν ζω?ν, John 5:40; John 10:10; 1 John 5:12; with ?αυτ? (or ?αυτο??) added, John 5:26; (); διδ?ναι, John 6:33; χ?ρι? ζω??, the grace of God evident in the life obtained, 1 Peter 3:7; τ? πνε?μα τ?? ζω?? Χριστ? ?ησο?, the Spirit, the repository and imparter of life, and which is received by those united to Christ, Romans 8:2; ? ?ρτο? τ?? ζω?? (see ?ρτο?, at the end), John 6:35, 48; τ? φ?? τ?? ζοη?, the light illumined by which one arrives at life, John 8:12. more fully ζω? α??νιο? and ? ζω? ? α??νιο? ((cf. Buttmann, 90 (79)); see below): John 4:36; (John 12:50); ; 1 John 1:2; 1 John 2:25; (??ματα ζω?? α?ων?ου, John 6:68); ε?? ζω?ν α??νιον, unto the attainment of eternal life (cf. ε??, B. II. 3 c. δ., p. 185a), John 4:14; John 6:27; διδ?ναι ζω?ν α??νιον, John 10:28; John 17:2; 1 John 5:11; ?χειν ζω?ν α??νιον, John 3:15 (and John 3:16) (opposed to ?πολλυσθαι), John 3:36; John 5:24, 39; John 6:40, 47, 54; John 20:31 L brackets; 1 John 5:13; ο?κ ?χειν ζω?ν α??νιον ?αυτ?, 1 John 3:15; (in Enoch 15:4,6 the wicked angels are said before their fall to have been spiritual and partakers of eternal and immortal life). ζω? and ? ζω?, without epithet, are used of the blessing of real life after the resurrection, in Matthew 7:14; John 11:25; Acts 3:15; Acts 5:20; Acts 11:18; Romans 5:17, 18 (on which see δικα?ωσι?, at the end); 2 Corinthians 5:4; Colossians 3:3; 2 Timothy 1:10; Titus 1:2; Titus 3:7; ζω? νεκρ?ν, life breaking forth from the abode of the dead, Romans 11:15; ε?σελθε?ν ε?? τ?ν ζω?ν, Matthew 18:8; Matthew 19:17; Mark 9:43, 45; ?ν?στασι? ζω?? equivalent to ε?? ζω?ν (2 Macc. 7:14), John 5:29 (on the genitive, cf. Winer's Grammar, 188 (177)); στ?φανο? τ?? ζω?? equivalent to ? ζω? ?? στ?φανο?, James 1:12; Revelation 2:10; ξ?λον τ?? ζω??, the tree whose fruit gives and maintains eternal life, Revelation 2:7; Revelation 22:2, 14, 19 (G L T Tr WH) (cf. Genesis 2:9; Proverbs 3:18; δ?νδρον ζω??, Proverbs 11:30; Proverbs 13:12); cf. Bleek, Vorless. üb.

d. Apokalypse, p. 174f; ?δωρ ζω??, water the use of which serves to maintain eternal life, Revelation 21:6; Revelation 22:1, 17; in the same sense ζω?? πηγα? ?δ?των, Revelation 7:17 G L T Tr WH; ? β?βλο? and τ? βιβλ?ον τ?? ζω??, the book in which the names of those are recorded to whom eternal life has been decreed: Philippians 4:3; Revelation 3:5; Revelation 13:8; Revelation 17:8; Revelation 20:12, 15; Revelation 21:27; (Revelation 22:19 Rec.; cf. Lightfoot on Philippians, the passage cited), more fully ? ?ντω? (Rec. α??νιο?) ζω?, 1 Timothy 6:19; ζω? α??νιο? (cf. above) (Justin Martyr, de resurr. i., p. 588 c. ? λ?γο? ... διδο?? ?μ?ν ?αυτ? τ?ν νεκρ?ν ?ν?στασιν κα? τ?ν μετ? τα?τα ζω?ν α??νιον), Matthew 25:46 (opposed to κ?λασι? α??νιο?); Acts 13:46, 48; Romans 2:7; Romans 6:22; Galatians 6:8; 1 Timothy 6:12; after τ? α??νι τ? ?ρχομ?ν?, Mark 10:30; Luke 18:30; ?χειν ζω?ν α??νιον Matthew 19:16; κληρονομε?ν, Matthew 19:29; Mark 10:17; Luke 10:25; Luke 18:18; ε?? ζω?ν α??νιον, unto the attainment of life eternal, John 12:25; Romans 5:21; 1 Timothy 1:16; Jude 1:21 (Daniel 12:2; 4 Macc. 15:2; ?ενναο? ζω?, 2 Macc. 7:36; ??διο? ζω?, Ignatius ad Eph. 19 [ET]). Cf. K?stlin, Lehrbegriff des Ev. Johann. etc., pp. 234ff, 338ff; Reuss, Johann. Theologie (in Beitr?ge zu d. theol. Wissenschaften, vol. i.), p. 76ff (cf. his Hist. de la Theol. Chret., book vii., chapter xiv.); Lipsius, Paulin. Rechtfertigungslehre, pp. 152ff 185f; Güder in Herzog viii. 254 (2nd edition, 509ff); B. B. Brückner, De notione vocis ζω? in N. T. Lipsius 1858; Huther,

d. Bedeut. d. Begriffe ζω? u. πιστε?ειν im N. T., in the Jahrbb. f. deutsche Theol. 1872, p. 1ff (For the relations of the term to heathen conceptions cf. G. Teichmüller, Aristotle, Forsch. iii., p. 127ff) Some, as Bretschneider, Wahl, Wilke, especially K?uffer (in his book De biblica ζω?? α?ων?ου notione. Dresd. 1838), maintain that ζω? α??νιο? everywhere even in John's writings refers to life after the resurrection; but in this way they are compelled not only to assume a prophetic use of the perfect in the saying το? θαν?του μεταβεβηκ?ναι ε?? τ?ν ζω?ν (John 5:24; 1 John 3:14), but also to interpret the common phrase ?χει ζω?ν α??νιον as meaning he has eternal life as his certain portion though as yet only in hope, as well as to explain ζω?ν α??νιον ο?κ ?χειν ?αυτ? μ?νουσαν (1 John 3:15) of the hope of eternal life. (Synonym: see β?ο?, at the end.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From zao; life (literally or figuratively) -- life(-time). Compare psuche.

see GREEK zao

see GREEK psuche

Forms and Transliterations
ζω?? ζωη ζω? ζω? ζω? ζωην ζω?ν ζω?ν ζωη? ζω?? ζω?? ζ?η? ζωμ?ν ζωμ?? zoe zo? zo? zōē zō? zō? zoêi zōē?i zoen zo?n zo?n zōēn zō?n zō?n zoes zoês zōēs zōē?s
Interlinear Greek ? Interlinear Hebrew ? Strong's Numbers ? Englishman's Greek Concordance ? Englishman's Hebrew Concordance ? Parallel Texts
Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 7:14 N-AFS
GRK: ε?? τ?ν ζω?ν κα? ?λ?γοι
NAS: that leads to life, and there
KJV: leadeth unto life, and few
INT: to life and few

Matthew 18:8 N-AFS
GRK: ε?? τ?ν ζω?ν κυλλ?ν ?
NAS: for you to enter life crippled
KJV: for thee to enter into life halt or
INT: into life crippled or

Matthew 18:9 N-AFS
GRK: ε?? τ?ν ζω?ν ε?σελθε?ν ?
NAS: for you to enter life with one eye,
KJV: into life with one eye,
INT: into the life to enter [rather] than

Matthew 19:16 N-AFS
GRK: ?να σχ? ζω?ν α??νιον
NAS: that I may obtain eternal life?
KJV: I may have eternal life?
INT: that I might have life eternal

Matthew 19:17 N-AFS
GRK: ε?? τ?ν ζω?ν ε?σελθε?ν τ?ρησον
NAS: to enter into life, keep
KJV: into life, keep
INT: into life to enter keep

Matthew 19:29 N-AFS
GRK: λ?μψεται κα? ζω?ν α??νιον κληρονομ?σει
NAS: and will inherit eternal life.
KJV: shall inherit everlasting life.
INT: will receive and life eternal will inherit

Matthew 25:46 N-AFS
GRK: δ?καιοι ε?? ζω?ν α??νιον
NAS: but the righteous into eternal life.
KJV: the righteous into life eternal.
INT: [the] righteous into life eternal

Mark 9:43 N-AFS
GRK: ε?? τ?ν ζω?ν ? τ??
NAS: for you to enter life crippled,
KJV: to enter into life maimed, than
INT: into life [rather] than

Mark 9:45 N-AFS
GRK: ε?? τ?ν ζω?ν χωλ?ν ?
NAS: for you to enter life lame,
KJV: halt into life, than having
INT: into life lame [rather] than

Mark 10:17 N-AFS
GRK: ποι?σω ?να ζω?ν α??νιον κληρονομ?σω
NAS: to inherit eternal life?
KJV: I may inherit eternal life?
INT: shall I do that life eternal I might inherit

Mark 10:30 N-AFS
GRK: τ? ?ρχομ?ν? ζω?ν α??νιον
NAS: to come, eternal life.
KJV: to come eternal life.
INT: which is coming life eternal

Luke 10:25 N-AFS
GRK: τ? ποι?σα? ζω?ν α??νιον κληρονομ?σω
NAS: to inherit eternal life?
KJV: to inherit eternal life?
INT: what having done life eternal will I inherit

Luke 12:15 N-NFS
GRK: τιν? ? ζω? α?το? ?στ?ν
NAS: has an abundance does his life consist
KJV: for a man's life consisteth not
INT: to anyone the life to him is

Luke 16:25 N-DFS
GRK: ?ν τ? ζω? σου κα?
NAS: that during your life you received
KJV: in thy lifetime receivedst thy
INT: in the life of you and

Luke 18:18 N-AFS
GRK: τ? ποι?σα? ζω?ν α??νιον κληρονομ?σω
NAS: to inherit eternal life?
KJV: to inherit eternal life?
INT: what having done life eternal will I inherit

Luke 18:30 N-AFS
GRK: τ? ?ρχομ?ν? ζω?ν α??νιον
NAS: to come, eternal life.
KJV: the world to come life everlasting.
INT: that is coming life eternal

John 1:4 N-NFS
GRK: ?ν α?τ? ζω? ?ν κα?
NAS: In Him was life, and the life
KJV: him was life; and the life
INT: In him life was and

John 1:4 N-NFS
GRK: κα? ? ζω? ?ν τ?
NAS: In Him was life, and the life was the Light
KJV: life; and the life was the light
INT: and the life was the

John 3:15 N-AFS
GRK: α?τ? ?χ? ζω?ν α??νιον
NAS: will in Him have eternal life.
KJV: have eternal life.
INT: him might have life eternal

John 3:16 N-AFS
GRK: ?λλ' ?χ? ζω?ν α??νιον
NAS: but have eternal life.
KJV: have everlasting life.
INT: but might have life eternal

John 3:36 N-AFS
GRK: υ??ν ?χει ζω?ν α??νιον ?
NAS: eternal life; but he who does not obey
KJV: everlasting life: and
INT: Son has life eternal he that

John 3:36 N-AFS
GRK: ο?κ ?ψεται ζω?ν ?λλ' ?
NAS: will not see life, but the wrath
KJV: not see life; but the wrath
INT: not will see life but the

John 4:14 N-AFS
GRK: ?λλομ?νου ε?? ζω?ν α??νιον
NAS: springing up to eternal life.
KJV: into everlasting life.
INT: springing up into life eternal

John 4:36 N-AFS
GRK: καρπ?ν ε?? ζω?ν α??νιον ?να
NAS: fruit for life eternal;
KJV: fruit unto life eternal: that
INT: fruit unto life eternal that

John 5:24 N-AFS
GRK: με ?χει ζω?ν α??νιον κα?
NAS: eternal life, and does not come
KJV: hath everlasting life, and shall
INT: me has life eternal and

Strong's Greek 2222
135 Occurrences

ζω? — 28 Occ.
ζω?ν — 60 Occ.
ζω?? — 47 Occ.

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