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ἱλασμός

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἱλασμός, οῦ, ὁ
Greek transliteration: 
hilasmos
Simplified transliteration: 
hilasmos
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2434
GK Number: 
2662
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
2
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-2a
Gloss: 
atoning sacrifice, the means of forgiveness; traditionally propitiation
Definition: 
atoning sacrifice, sin offering, propitiation, expiation; one who makes propitiation/expiation, 1 Jn. 2:2; 4:10*

Greek-English Concordance for

1 John 2:2 He is the propitiation (hilasmos | ἱλασμός | nom sg masc) for our sins, and not for ours only, but also for those of the entire world.
1 John 4:10 In this is love, not that we have loved God but that he loved us and sent his Son as a propitiation (hilasmon | ἱλασμόν | acc sg masc) for our sins.