Strong's Concordance, Greek Dictionary
Properly, well-named (good-omened), i.e., the left (which was the lucky side among the pagan Greeks)
Greek: εὐώνυμος, euōnymos (G2176)
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Strong's Number: G2176
Greek Base Word: εὐώνυμος
Usage: (on the) left
Definition: Properly, well-named (good-omened), i.e., the left (which was the lucky side among the pagan Greeks); neuter as adverbial, at the left hand.
- Of good name and of good omen.
- In the latter sense used in taking auguries; but those omens were euphemistically called "euonumos" which in fact were regarded as unlucky, i.e., which came from the left, sinister omens, (for which a good name was desired).
- Left, on the left hand.
Derived terms: From G2095 and G3686.
- Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ɛβˈo.ny.mos
- Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: evˈow.nju.mows
- Transliteration: euōnymos
- Biblical Pronunciation: ev-OH-noo-mose
- Modern Pronunciation: ave-OH-nyoo-mose
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Bible Verses with εὐώνυμος (G2176)
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“And he said unto her, What wilt thou? She saith unto him, Grant that these my two sons may sit, the one on thy right hand, and the other on the left, in thy kingdom.”
— Jesus, Matthew 20:21
“And he saith unto them, Ye shall drink indeed of my cup, and be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with: but to sit on my right hand, and on my left, is not mine to give, but it shall be given to them for whom it is prepared of my Father.”
— Jesus, Matthew 20:23
“And he shall set the sheep on his right hand, but the goats on the left.”
— Jesus, Matthew 25:33
“Then shall he say also unto them on the left hand, Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels:”
— Jesus, Matthew 25:41
“Then were there two thieves crucified with him, one on the right hand, and another on the left.”
— Matthew 27:38
“They said unto him, Grant unto us that we may sit, one on thy right hand, and the other on thy left hand, in thy glory.”
— Mark 10:37
“But to sit on my right hand and on my left hand is not mine to give; but it shall be given to them for whom it is prepared.”
— Jesus, Mark 10:40
“And with him they crucify two thieves; the one on his right hand, and the other on his left.”
— Mark 15:27
“Now when we had discovered Cyprus, we left it on the left hand, and sailed into Syria, and landed at Tyre: for there the ship was to unlade her burden.”
— Acts 21:3
“And he had in his hand a little book open: and he set his right foot upon the sea, and his left foot on the earth,”
— Revelation 10:2
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