Stature


Greek: ηλικια [hêlikia] (Noun feminine). Age, time of life. Stature. Maturity.

ηλικια [hêlikia] appears 8 times in the NT:


(1) Matthew 6: 27
Which of you by taking thought can add one cubit unto his stature? - την ηλικιαν [tên hêlikian] Accus. sing. ("unto his stature" - επι την ηλικιαν αυτου [epi tên hêlikian autou]).

(2) Luke 2: 52
And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favour with God and man. - ηλικια [hêlikia] Dat. sing.

(3) Luke 12: 25
And which of you with taking thought can add to his stature one cubit? - την ηλικιαν [tên hêlikian] Accus. sing. ("to his stature" - επι την ηλικιαν αυτου [epi tên hêlikian autou] Lit: "on the stature of him").

(4) Luke 19: 3
And he sought to see Jesus who he was; and could not for the press, because he was little of stature. - τη ηλικια [tê hêlikia] Dat. sing.

(5) John 9: 21
But by what means he now seeth, we know not; or who hath opened his eyes, we know not: he is of age; ask him: he shall speak for himself. - ηλικιαν [hêlikian] Accus. sing.

(6) John 9: 23
Therefore said his parents, He is of age; ask him. - ηλικιαν [hêlikian] Accus. sing.

(7) Ephesians 4: 13
Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ: - ηλικιας [hêlikias] Gen. sing.

(8) Hebrews 11: 11
Through faith also Sara herself received strength to conceive seed, and was delivered of a child when she was past age, because she judged him faithful who had promised. - ηλικιας [hêlikias] Gen. sing.

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