Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God

θάνατος

Vocabulary form: 
qavnatoV, -ou, oJ
Definition: 

death

Frequency: 
120
GK: 
2505
Root: 
qanato
Cognates: 

Euthanasia ("easy death") refers to a painless death, or allowing or putting to death by withholding medical treatment.

Thanatophobia is an abnormal fear of death.

Thanatopsis is a contemplation of death, and the name of a poem by William Cullen Bryant, a good poem but unorthodox theology. "When thoughts of the last bitter hour come like a blight over thy spirit, and sad images of the stern agony, and shroud, and pall, and breathless darkness, and the narrow house, make thee to shudder, and grow sick at heart; ..."

Mnemonics: 

Death is better than attos.

Mnemonic Singing: 

Forbid it Lord that I should boast,
save but the death of Christ, my God.

Mnemonics

Tha~nachos are death.

It's a little nerdy, but the bad guy in the Avengers, the Marvel comic, is Thanos, is in love with the person 'Death', and kills as much as he can to please her - that's how I remember - Thanatos = Thanos = death

Biblical Concordance

Matthew 4:16 the people living in darkness have seen a great light, and on those living in the region and shadow of death (thanatou | θανάτου | gen sg masc), a light has dawned.”
Matthew 10:21 “Brother will hand over brother to death (thanaton | θάνατον | acc sg masc), and a father his child, and children will rise up against parents and have them put to death.
Matthew 15:4 For God said, ‘Honor your father and mother,’ and, ‘Whoever speaks evil of his father or mother must be put to death.’ (thanatō | θανάτῳ | dat sg masc)
Matthew 16:28 I tell you the truth, there are some of those standing here who will not taste death (thanatou | θανάτου | gen sg masc) until they see the Son of Man coming in his kingdom.
Matthew 20:18 “We are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be handed over to the ruling priests and the scribes. They will condemn him to death (thanatō | θανάτῳ | dat sg masc),
Matthew 26:38 Then he said to them, “My soul is exceedingly sorrowful, to the point of death (thanatou | θανάτου | gen sg masc); remain here and keep watch with me.”
Matthew 26:66 What is your verdict?” They answered, saying, “He deserves to die!” (thanatou | θανάτου | gen sg masc)
Mark 7:10 For Moses said, ‘Honor your father and your mother,’ and, ‘Whoever speaks evil of father or mother must be put to death.’ (thanatō | θανάτῳ | dat sg masc)
Mark 9:1 And he said to them, “I tell you the truth, there are some standing here who will not taste death (thanatou | θανάτου | gen sg masc) until they see the kingdom of God having come with power.”
Mark 10:33 “Listen, we are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be handed over to the ruling priests and the scribes, and they will condemn him to death (thanatō | θανάτῳ | dat sg masc) and hand him over to the Gentiles.
Mark 13:12 And brother will deliver over brother to death (thanaton | θάνατον | acc sg masc), and a father his child; and children will rise up in rebellion against parents and have them put to death.
Mark 14:34 And he said to them, “My soul is exceedingly sorrowful, even to the point of death (thanatou | θανάτου | gen sg masc); remain here and stay alert.”
Mark 14:64 You have heard the blasphemy! What appears to be right to you?” And they all condemned him as deserving death (thanatou | θανάτου | gen sg masc).
Luke 1:79 to shine on those who sit in darkness and the shadow of death (thanatou | θανάτου | gen sg masc), to guide our feet into the way of peace.”
Luke 2:26 And it had been revealed to him by the Holy Spirit that he would not see death (thanaton | θάνατον | acc sg masc) before he had seen the Lord’s Christ.
Luke 9:27 But I tell you most certainly: There are some of those standing here who will certainly not taste death (thanatou | θανάτου | gen sg masc) before they see the kingdom of God.”
Luke 22:33 Peter said to him, “Lord, I am ready to go with you both to prison and to death.” (thanaton | θάνατον | acc sg masc)
Luke 23:15 For that matter, neither did Herod, for he sent him back to us. Look, nothing deserving death (thanatou | θανάτου | gen sg masc) has been done by him.
Luke 23:22 A third time he spoke to them, “What evil did this man do? I have found in him no guilt deserving death (thanatou | θανάτου | gen sg masc). I will therefore punish and release him.”
Luke 24:20 that our chief priests and rulers delivered him up to be condemned to death (thanatou | θανάτου | gen sg masc) and crucified him.
John 5:24 I tell you the solemn truth, the one who hears my message and believes the one who sent me has eternal life and will not come into judgment, but has passed from death (thanatou | θανάτου | gen sg masc) to life.
John 8:51 I tell you the solemn truth, if anyone keeps my word, he will never see death.” (thanaton | θάνατον | acc sg masc)
John 8:52 The Jews therefore said to him, “Now we know that you have a demon! Abraham died, and so did the prophets, yet you say, ‘If anyone keeps my word, he will never taste death.’ (thanatou | θανάτου | gen sg masc)
John 11:4 But when Jesus heard this, he said, “This illness will not lead to death (thanaton | θάνατον | acc sg masc), but is for the glory of God, that the Son of God may be glorified through it.”
John 11:13 Jesus, however, had been speaking of his death (thanatou | θανάτου | gen sg masc), but they thought that he was speaking about sleep in the sense of slumber.
John 12:33 He said this to signify the kind of death (thanatō | θανάτῳ | dat sg masc) he was going to die.
John 18:32 This was to fulfill the word that Jesus had spoken indicating what kind of death (thanatō | θανάτῳ | dat sg masc) he was going to die.
John 21:19 Now he said this to indicate by what kind of death (thanatō | θανάτῳ | dat sg masc) Peter would glorify God. And after this he told him, “Follow me!”
Acts 2:24 whom God raised up, loosing the pangs of death (thanatou | θανάτου | gen sg masc), as it was not possible for him to be held by it.
Acts 13:28 And though they found no crime deserving death (thanatou | θανάτου | gen sg masc), they asked Pilate to have him executed.
Acts 22:4 I persecuted the followers of this Way even to their death (thanatou | θανάτου | gen sg masc), putting in chains both men and women and delivering them to prison,
Acts 23:29 I found him accused in regard to questions of their law, but with no charge deserving death (thanatou | θανάτου | gen sg masc) or imprisonment.
Acts 25:11 If then I am a wrongdoer and have done anything worthy of death (thanatou | θανάτου | gen sg masc), I am not trying to escape death; but if there is nothing to their charges against me, no one has a right to turn me over to them. I appeal to Caesar.”
Acts 25:25 But I found that he had done nothing worthy of death (thanatou | θανάτου | gen sg masc); and since he himself appealed to the emperor, I decided to send him.
Acts 26:31 and after they had left the room, they spoke to one another, saying, “This man is doing nothing worthy of death (thanatou | θανάτου | gen sg masc) or imprisonment.”
Acts 28:18 They examined me and wanted to release me, because there was no basis for a death (thanatou | θανάτου | gen sg masc) sentence against me.
Romans 1:32 Though they understand the righteous requirement of God, that those who practice such things are worthy of death (thanatou | θανάτου | gen sg masc), they not only continue to do them but also to heartily approve of others who practice them.
Romans 5:10 For if while we were enemies we were reconciled to God through the death (thanatou | θανάτου | gen sg masc) of his Son, much more, now that we are reconciled, will we be saved by his life.
Romans 5:12 Therefore, just as sin came into the world through one man, and death (thanatos | θάνατος | nom sg masc) through sin, and so death (thanatos | θάνατος | nom sg masc) spread to all because all have sinned —.
Romans 5:14 Nevertheless death (thanatos | θάνατος | nom sg masc) reigned from Adam until Moses, even over those whose sinning was not like the transgression of Adam, who was a type of the coming one.
Romans 5:17 For if by the transgression of the one man death (thanatos | θάνατος | nom sg masc) reigned through that one, much more will those who receive the abundance of grace and the gift of righteousness reign in life through the one, Jesus Christ.
Romans 5:21 so that just as sin reigned in death (thanatō | θανάτῳ | dat sg masc), so also grace might reign through righteousness leading to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Romans 6:3 Or do you not know that we who were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death (thanaton | θάνατον | acc sg masc)?
Romans 6:4 Therefore we were buried with him by baptism into death (thanaton | θάνατον | acc sg masc), so that just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, we might walk in newness of life.
Romans 6:5 For if we have become united with him in the likeness of his death (thanatou | θανάτου | gen sg masc), we will certainly be united with him in the likeness of his resurrection.
Romans 6:9 We know that Christ, having been raised from the dead, will never die again; death (thanatos | θάνατος | nom sg masc) no longer has mastery over him.
Romans 6:16 Do you not know that if you present yourselves to someone as obedient slaves, you are slaves of the one whom you obey, either of sin, which leads to death (thanaton | θάνατον | acc sg masc), or of obedience, which leads to righteousness?
Romans 6:21 Therefore what fruit were you getting at that time from the things of which you are now ashamed? For the end of those things is death (thanatos | θάνατος | nom sg masc).
Romans 6:23 For the wages of sin is death (thanatos | θάνατος | nom sg masc), but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Romans 7:5 For while we were living in the flesh, our sinful passions, aroused by the law, were at work in our bodies to bear fruit for death (thanatō | θανάτῳ | dat sg masc).

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