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ἐλπὶς (Gtr. elpis) meaning 'hope' Strong's 1680

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This is a thorough bible study about the meaning of the Greek word ἐλπὶς, 'elpis' meaning 'hope'. It includes every verse where the word "elpis" (Strong's 1680) appears in the New Testament. To obtain a true understanding of this word these scriptures need to be meditated on and notes made of their meaning in different contexts. This requires putting scriptures together where they seem to have a similar meaning, and then meditating even more. The truth will be revealed by the Holy Spirit, who has been given to guide us into all truth (John 16:13). Wherever this word elpis appears in the Greek, the translation of it is highlighted with bold and yellow. In Greek , with the exception of case endings, the suffixes and prepositions are not added to the basic word as in Hebrew, so these have not been been included in highlighted text. Every blessing be to those who seek the truth of God's word.

#2.1 Scriptures for ἐλπὶς (Gtr. elpis) meaning Hope Strong's 1680

Acts 2:26 Therefore my heart rejoiced, and my tongue was glad; and also my flesh shall rest in hope:
16:19 And when her masters saw that the hope of their gains was gone, they caught Paul and Silas, and drew them into the marketplace to the rulers,
23:6 But when Paul perceived that the one part were Sadducees, and the other Pharisees, he cried out in the council, Men and brothers, I am a Pharisee, the son of a Pharisee: of the hope and resurrection of the dead I am called in question.
24:15 And have hope towards God, which they themselves also allow, that there shall be a resurrection of the dead, both of the righteous and unrighteous.
26:6 And now I stand and am judged for the hope of the promise made of God to our fathers:
26:7 To which promise our twelve tribes, intently serving God day and night, hope to come. For which hope's sake, king Agrippa, I am accused of the Jews.
27:20 And when neither sun nor stars in many days appeared, and no small tempest lay on us, all hope that we should be saved was then taken away.
28:20 For this cause therefore I have called for you, to see you, and to speak with you: because that for the hope of Israel I am bound with this chain.

Romans 4:18 Who against hope believed by hope, that he might become the father of many nations, according to that which was spoken, So shall your seed be.
5:2 By whom also we have access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God.
5:3 And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation works patience;
5:4 And patience, experience; and experience, hope:
5:5 And hope does not make ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Spirit which is given to us.
8:20 For the creation was made subject to vanity, not willingly, but by reason of him who has subjected it in hope,
8:24 For we are saved by hope: but hope that is seen is not hope: for what a man sees, why does he yet hope for?
12:12 Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing steadfastly in prayer;
15:4 For whatever things were written formerly were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope.
15:13 Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Spirit.

1 Corinthians 9:10 Or does he say it altogether for our sakes? For our sakes, no doubt, this is written: that he who ploughs should plough in hope; and that he who threshes in hope should be partaker of his hope.
13:13 And now abides faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is love.

2 Corinthians 1:7 And our hope of you is steadfast, knowing, that as you are partakers of the sufferings, so you shall be also of the consolation.
3:12 Seeing then that we have such hope, we use great plainness of speech:
10:15 Not boasting of things outside our measure, that is, of other men's labours; but having hope, when your faith is increased, that we shall be enlarged by you according to our rule abundantly,

Galatians 5:5 For we through the Spirit wait for the hope of righteousness by faith.

Ephesians 1:18 The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that you may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints,
2:12 That at that time you were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world:
4:4 There is one body, and one Spirit, even as you are called in one hope of your calling;

Philippians 1:20 According to my earnest expectation and hope, that in nothing I shall be ashamed, but with all boldness, as always, so now also Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether it is by life, or by death.

Colossians 1:5 For the hope which is laid up for you in heaven, of which you heard before in the word of the truth of the gospel;
1:23 If you continue in the faith grounded and settled, and do not be moved away from the hope of the gospel, which you have heard, and which was preached to every creature which is under heaven; of which I Paul am made a minister;
1:27 To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory:

1 Thessalonians 1:3 Remembering without ceasing your work of faith, and labour of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ, in the sight of God and our Father;
2:19 For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of rejoicing? Are not even you in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at his coming?
4:13 But I would not have you to be ignorant, brothers, concerning those who are asleep, that you do not sorrow, even as others who have no hope.
5:8 But let us, who are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love; and for a helmet, the hope of salvation.

2 Thessalonians 2:16 Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God, even our Father, who has loved us, and has given us everlasting consolation and good hope through grace,

1 Timothy 1:1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the commandment of God our Saviour, and Lord Jesus Christ, who is our hope;

Titus 1:2 In hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised before the ages of time;
2:13 Awaiting that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and Saviour of us, Jesus Christ;
3:7 That being justified by his grace, we should be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.

Hebrews 3:6 But Christ as a son over his own house; whose house are we, if we hold fast the confidence and the rejoicing of the hope firm to the end.
6:11 And we desire that every one of you do show the same diligence to the full assurance of hope to the end:
6:18 That by two immutable things, in which it was impossible for God to lie, we might have a strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold upon the hope set before us:
6:19 Which hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and steadfast, and which enters into that inside the veil;
7:19 For the law made nothing perfect, but the bringing in of a better hope did; by which we draw near to God.
10:23 Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering; (for he is faithful who promised;)

1 Peter 1:3 Blessed is the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to his abundant mercy has begotten us again into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
1:21 Who by him (Jesus) do believe in God, who raised him up from the dead, and gave him glory; that your faith and hope might be in God.
3:15 But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man who asks you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear:

1 John 3:2 Beloved, now we are the sons of God, and it does not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when he shall appear, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is.
3:3 And every man who has this hope in him purifies himself, even as he is pure.

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