War


Greek: πολεμος [polemos] (Noun masculine). A war. A battle, a fight.

πολεμος [polemos] appears 19 times in the NT:


(1, 2) Matthew 24: 6
And ye shall hear [of] wars¹ and rumours of wars²: see that ye be not troubled: for all [these things] must come to pass, but the end is not yet. - ¹πολεμους [polemous] Accus. pl. / ²πολεμων [polemôn] Gen. pl.

(3, 4) Mark 13: 7
And when ye shall hear [of] wars¹ and rumours of wars², be ye not troubled: for [such things] must needs be; but the end [shall] not [be] yet. - ¹πολεμους [polemous] Accus. pl. / ²πολεμων [polemôn] Gen. pl.

(5) Luke 14: 31
Or what king, going to make war against another king, sitteth not down first, and consulteth whether he be able with ten thousand to meet him that cometh against him with twenty thousand? - πολεμον [polemon] Accus. sing. ("to make war" - συμβαλειν εις πολεμον [sumbalein eis polemon] Lit: "to be engaging in war").

(6) Luke 21: 9
But when ye shall hear [of] wars and commotions, be not terrified: for these things must first come to pass; but the end [is] not by and by. - πολεμους [polemous] Accus. pl.

(7) 1 Corinthians 14: 8
For if the trumpet give an uncertain sound, who shall prepare himself to the battle? - πολεμον [polemon] Accus. sing. ("to the battle" - εις πολεμον [eis polemon] Lit: "in war").

(8) Hebrews 11: 34
Quenched the violence of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, out of weakness were made strong, waxed valiant in fight, turned to flight the armies of the aliens. - πολεμω [polemô] Dat. sing. ("in fight" - εν πολεμω [en polemô]).

(9) James 4: 1
From whence [come] wars and fightings among you? [come they] not hence, [even] of your lusts that war in your members? - πολεμοι [polemoi] Nom. pl.

(10) Revelation 9: 7
And the shapes of the locusts [were] like unto horses prepared unto battle; and on their heads [were] as it were crowns like gold, and their faces [were] as the faces of men. - πολεμον [polemon] Accus. sing. ("unto battle" - εις πολεμον [eis polemon] Lit: "in war").

(11) Revelation 9: 9
And they had breastplates, as it were breastplates of iron; and the sound of their wings [was] as the sound of chariots of many horses running to battle. - πολεμον [polemon] Accus. sing. ("to battle" - εις πολεμον [eis polemon] Lit: "in war").

(12) Revelation 11: 7
And when they shall have finished their testimony, the beast that ascendeth out of the bottomless pit shall make war against them, and shall overcome them, and kill them. - πολεμον [polemon] Accus. sing.

(13) Revelation 12: 7
And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels, - πολεμος [polemos] Nom. sing.

(14) Revelation 12: 17
And the dragon was wroth with the woman, and went to make war with the remnant of her seed, which keep the commandments of God, and have the testimony of Jesus Christ. - πολεμον [polemon] Accus. sing.

(15) Revelation 13: 5 [Variant]
And there was given unto him a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies; and power was given unto him [to make war ] forty [and] two months. - πολεμον [polemon] Accus. sing. ("to make war " - πολεμον ποιησαι [polemon poiêsai]).

(16) Revelation 13: 7
And it was given unto him to make war with the saints, and to overcome them: and power was given him over all kindreds, and tongues, and nations. - πολεμον [polemon] Accus. sing.

(17) Revelation 16: 14
For they are the spirits of devils, working miracles, [which] go forth unto the kings of the earth and of the whole world, to gather them to the battle of that great day of God Almighty. - τον πολεμον [ton polemon] Accus. sing. ("to the battle" - εις τον πολεμον [eis ton polemon] Lit: "in the war").

(18) Revelation 19: 19
And I saw the beast, and the kings of the earth, and their armies, gathered together to make war against him that sat on the horse, and against his army. - τον πολεμον [ton polemon] Accus. sing.

(19) Revelation 20: 8
And shall go out to deceive the nations which are in the four quarters of the earth, Gog and Magog, to gather them together to battle: the number of whom [is] as the sand of the sea. - τον πολεμον [ton polemon] Accus. sing. ("to battle" - εις [τον] πολεμον [eis ton polemon] Lit: "in [the] war").

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