Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #2453: Ioudaios (pronounced ee-oo-dah'-yos)

from 2448 (in the sense of 2455 as a country); Judaean, i.e. belonging to Jehudah:--Jew(-ess), of Judaea.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon:



1) Jewish, belonging to the Jewish nation

2) Jewish as respects to birth, origin, religion

Part of Speech: adjective

Relation: from G2448 (in the sense of G2455 as a country)

Citing in TDNT: 3:356, 372


This word is used 198 times:

Matthew 2:2: "he that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen his star"
Matthew 27:11: "the King of the Jews? And Jesus said unto him,"
Matthew 27:29: "Hail, King of the Jews!"
Matthew 27:37: "THE KING OF THE JEWS."
Matthew 28:15: "saying is commonly reported among the Jews until this day."
Mark 7:3: "and all the Jews, except they wash their hands oft,"
Mark 15:2: "the King of the Jews? And he answering said"
Mark 15:9: "the King of the Jews?"
Mark 15:12: "the King of the Jews?"
Mark 15:18: "Hail, King of the Jews!"
Mark 15:26: "THE KING OF THE JEWS."
Luke 7:3: "him the elders of the Jews, beseeching him that he would come"
Luke 23:3: "the King of the Jews? And he answered him"
Luke 23:37: "the king of the Jews, save thyself."
Luke 23:38: "THE KING OF THE JEWS."
Luke 23:51: "Arimathaea, a city of the Jews: who also himself waited for"
John 1:19: "of John, when the Jews sent priests and Levites"
John 2:6: "the manner of the purifying of the Jews, containing two or three"
John 2:13: "And the Jews' passover was at hand, and Jesus"
John 2:18: "Then answered the Jews and said unto him, What"
John 2:20: "Then said the Jews, Forty and six years"
John 3:1: "Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews:"
John 3:25: "John's disciples and the Jews about purifying."
John 4:9: "How is it that thou, being a Jew, askest drink of me,"
John 4:9: "a woman of Samaria? for the Jews have no dealings with the Samaritans."
John 4:22: "is of the Jews."
John 5:1: "there was a feast of the Jews; and Jesus went up to"
John 5:10: "The Jews therefore said unto him that was cured, It is the sabbath day: it is not lawful"
John 5:15: "and told the Jews that it was Jesus, which had made"
John 5:16: "And therefore did the Jews persecute Jesus, and"
John 5:18: "Therefore the Jews sought the more to kill"
John 6:4: "passover, a feast of the Jews, was nigh."
John 6:41: "The Jews then murmured at him, because he said,"
John 6:52: "The Jews therefore strove among themselves, saying, How"
John 7:1: "Jewry, because the Jews sought to kill him."
John 7:2: "Now the Jews' feast of tabernacles was at hand."
John 7:11: "Then the Jews sought him at the feast,"
John 7:13: "for fear of the Jews."
John 7:15: "And the Jews marveled, saying, How knoweth this man"
John 7:35: "Then said the Jews among themselves, Whither will"
John 8:22: "Then said the Jews, Will he kill himself? because"
John 8:31: "said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye"
John 8:48: "Then answered the Jews, and said unto him, Say"
John 8:52: "Then said the Jews unto him, Now we know that"
John 8:57: "Then said the Jews unto him, Thou art not yet"
John 9:18: "But the Jews did not believe concerning him, that"
John 9:22: "because they feared the Jews: for the Jews had agreed"
John 9:22: "Jews: for the Jews had agreed already, that if"
John 10:19: "again among the Jews for these sayings."
John 10:24: "Then came the Jews round about him, and said unto him,"

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