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υἱοθεσία

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
υἱοθεσία, ας, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
huiothesia
Simplified transliteration: 
huiothesia
Numbers
Strong's number: 
5206
GK Number: 
5625
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
5
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-1a
Gloss: 
adoption as sons, sonship; in NT culture a son received greater inheritance and honor, but in Christ men and women inherit equally
Definition: 
adoption, a placing in the condition of a son, Rom. 8:15, 23; 9:4; Gal. 4:5; Eph. 1:5*

Greek-English Concordance for

Romans 8:15 For you did not receive the spirit of slavery leading back to fear, but you received the Spirit of adoption (huiothesias | υἱοθεσίας | gen sg fem). By him we cry out, “Abba! Father!”
Romans 8:23 And not only this, but we ourselves, who have the first fruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly as we eagerly await our adoption (huiothesian | υἱοθεσίαν | acc sg fem), the redemption of our bodies.
Romans 9:4 who are Israelites. To them belong the adoption (huiothesia | υἱοθεσία | nom sg fem), the glory, the covenants, the giving of the law, the temple worship, and the promises.
Galatians 4:5 to redeem those who were under law, so that we might receive adoption as sons (huiothesian | υἱοθεσίαν | acc sg fem).
Ephesians 1:5 he predestined us for adoption (huiothesian | υἱοθεσίαν | acc sg fem) as his own sons through Jesus Christ, according to the good pleasure of his will,