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ἡλικία

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἡλικία, ας, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
hēlikia
Simplified transliteration: 
helikia
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2244
GK Number: 
2461
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
8
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-1a
Gloss: 
life, time in life, age; stature, height
Definition: 
a particular period of life; the period fitted for a particular function, prime, Heb. 11:11; full age, years of discretion, Jn. 9:21, 23; perhaps, the whole duration of life, Mt. 6:27; Lk. 12:25; otherwise, stature, Lk. 2:52; 19:3; Eph. 4:13*

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 6:27 And which of you by being anxious can add a single cubit to his height (hēlikian | ἡλικίαν | acc sg fem)?
Luke 2:52 And Jesus advanced in wisdom and in stature (hēlikia | ἡλικίᾳ | dat sg fem), and in favor with God and man.
Luke 12:25 And which of you by worrying can add a single hour to his span (hēlikian | ἡλικίαν | acc sg fem) of life?
Luke 19:3 He was trying to see Jesus — who he was — but was not able to on account of the crowd, because he was short in stature (hēlikia | ἡλικίᾳ | dat sg fem).
John 9:21 but how it is that he now sees we do not know, nor do we know who opened his eyes. Ask him, he is an adult (hēlikian | ἡλικίαν | acc sg fem). He will speak for himself.”
John 9:23 For this reason his parents said, “He is an adult (hēlikian | ἡλικίαν | acc sg fem), ask him.”
Ephesians 4:13 until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature adulthood, to the measure of the stature (hēlikias | ἡλικίας | gen sg fem) of the fullness of Christ,
Hebrews 11:11 By faith Abraham was enabled to become a father — even though Sarah herself was sterile and beyond the normal (hēlikias | ἡλικίας | gen sg fem) age of childbearing (hēlikias | ἡλικίας | gen sg fem) — because he regarded as faithful the one who had made the promise.