Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God


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ἔθος, -ους, τό
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custom, practice, habit
a custom, usage, habit, Lk. 2:42; 22:39; an institute, rite, Lk. 1:9; Acts 6:14; 15:1

Greek-English Concordance for ἔθος

Luke 1:9 that according to the custom (ethos | ἔθος | acc sg neut) of the priesthood, he was chosen by lot to go into the temple of the Lord and burn incense,
Luke 2:42 And when he was twelve years old, when they went up according to the custom (ethos | ἔθος | acc sg neut) of the feast
Luke 22:39 Then Jesus went out and made his way, as was his custom (ethos | ἔθος | acc sg neut), to the Mount of Olives; and the disciples followed him.
John 19:40 So they took the body of Jesus and wrapped it in strips of linen with the spices, in accordance with the Jewish custom (ethos | ἔθος | nom sg neut) for burial.
Acts 6:14 for we have heard him say that this Jesus the Nazarene will destroy this place and will change the customs (ethē | ἔθη | acc pl neut) that Moses handed down to us.”
Acts 15:1 Now some men came down from Judea and began to teach the brothers, “Unless you are circumcised according to the custom (ethei | ἔθει | dat sg neut) of Moses, you cannot be saved.”
Acts 16:21 by advocating customs (ethē | ἔθη | acc pl neut) that are not lawful for us to accept or practice, since we are Romans.
Acts 21:21 But they were told about you that you are teaching all the Jews who are among the Gentiles to forsake Moses, telling them not to circumcise their children and not to walk according to our customs (ethesin | ἔθεσιν | dat pl neut).
Acts 25:16 I answered them that it was not the custom (ethos | ἔθος | nom sg neut) of the Romans to turn anyone over before the accused has met the accusers face to face and had an opportunity to make his defense against the charge.
Acts 26:3 especially because you are well acquainted with all the customs (ethōn | ἐθῶν | gen pl neut) and controversies of the Jews. Therefore I beg you to listen to me patiently.
Acts 28:17 And it happened that after three days Paul called together the leaders of the Jews. And when they gathered, he said to them: “My brothers, though I have done nothing against our people or the customs (ethesi | ἔθεσι | dat pl neut) of our fathers, yet I was delivered as a prisoner from Jerusalem into the hands of the Romans.
Hebrews 10:25 not abandoning our own meetings, as is the habit (ethos | ἔθος | nom sg neut) of some, but rather encouraging one another, and all the more since you see the Day drawing near.