Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God


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Forms of the word
βίος, -ου, ὁ
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(everyday) life; what one lives on, property, possessions
life; means of living; sustenance, maintenance, substance, goods, Mk. 12:44, Lk. 8:14, 43; 15:12, 30; 21:4; 1 Tim. 2:2; 2 Tim. 2:4; 1 Jn. 2:16; 3:17*

Greek-English Concordance for βίος

Mark 12:44 For they all put in from their abundance, but she from her need has put in everything she had — all she had to live (bion | βίον | acc sg masc) on.”
Luke 8:14 As for what fell among the thorns — these are the ones who hear, but as they go on their way they are choked by the cares and riches and pleasures of life (biou | βίου | gen sg masc), and they do not bring fruit to maturity.
Luke 8:43 Now there was a woman who had suffered a flow of blood for twelve years, but she was not able to be healed by anyone.
Luke 15:12 The younger of them said to the father, ‘Father, give me the share of the property that will belong to me.’ So he divided the estate (bion | βίον | acc sg masc) between them.
Luke 15:30 But when this son of yours came, who has consumed your estate (bion | βίον | acc sg masc) with prostitutes, you killed the fattened calf for him!’
Luke 21:4 For they all, out of their excess, put in their gifts, but she, out of her need, put in everything she had to live (bion | βίον | acc sg masc) on.”
1 Timothy 2:2 — on behalf of kings and all who are in positions of authority — so that we might live out our lives (bion | βίον | acc sg masc) in tranquility and calmness with complete reverence and godly dignity.
2 Timothy 2:4 No one serving in the military gets entangled in the affairs of daily life (biou | βίου | gen sg masc) so that he pleases the one who enlisted him.
1 John 2:16 For all that is in the world — the desire of the flesh, the desire of the eyes, the pride of possession (biou | βίου | gen sg masc) — is not from the Father but from the world.
1 John 3:17 But whoever has this world’s resources (bion | βίον | acc sg masc) and sees his fellow Christian in need yet closes his heart against him, how does the love of God abide in him?